State Ambedkar Sena President alleges police harrassment

R. Murthy, state president of  Ambedkar Sena says he has received death threats from the Assistant Commissioner of police Prakash and Inspector, Krishna. He says that these threats came after he lodged a complaint about the vandalizing of the Ambedkar statue on his land.   “I have received death threats and warning from Sri Annapoorneshwari […]

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Transgenders face health complications post SRS

The sex change surgeries that transgenders go through leave them facing complications Bangalore, November 24, 2017: The Sexual Reassignment Surgery (SRS) that transgenders undergo often leads to severe complications in the absence of proper medical care. Souyma, founder of Payana Organization which caters to the needs of the transgender and raises funds for SRS surgeries […]

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City drivers refuse to belt up

“It is uncomfortable to wear a seatbelt instead I prefer to drive a little carefully,” says Anirban Lahiri a driver Bangalore, November 24, 2017: Ten to twelve people on an average are fined by the Bangalore City Police for not wearing seatbelts. Several people in the city avoid using seatbelts, resulting in injuries during accidents. The […]

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Hosanagara sees an exodus to Bangalore

The population of the Taluk has been decreasing because people in Hosanagara do not find enough jobs locally. Bangalore, November 23, 2017:People migrating from the  north-western part of Karnataka to Bangalore has, recently,  been on the rise. Poeple from Hosanagara are migrating in search of a new life and better job opportunities. Decreasing yield of […]

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Sagara farmers return machines

They say they can’t use the agricultural implements being provided to them. Farmers in Sagar taluk in Shimoga have been returning agricultural machines such as tillers and reapers to the Agriculture Department. They are not sure if the machines are of any use. The government of Karnataka in association with the agriculture department provided new machines to […]

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Traffic problem not solved after road widening

Traffic on Hosur road still prevalent despite the attempts to widen the road. Bangalore, November 22 , 2017:  Hosur road near Johnson market was recently widened by demolishing the wall of a mosque which is situated on the right side of the road.  However, traffic in the area has not improved. Mohammad Sharif, traffic inspector […]

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No place for children to play in Hosanagara

Students in Hosanagara have been demanding proper playgrounds for a while now Bangalore, November 22, 2017: There is no public volleyball playground in Hosanagara taluk despite students asking the taluk officer for help. The school playground is not enough to play on. “We went to the taluk office to ask for help with regards to building a […]

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Slum dwellers in Whitefield forced to defecate in the open

Lack of toilets compel the Pattandur Agarahara slum dwellers to defecate in the open. Bangalore, November 21, 2017: Pattandur Agarahara slum is situated beside the Pattandur Agarahara Lake in Whitefield. The people in the slum neither have water for daily use nor toilets. Add to that, the people have to walk a long distance to answer […]

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