Teachers at Agarkhed School not Getting Paid

Three teachers at a high school in Indi taluk contend that they haven’t received their salaries for a year. Bengaluru, Nov.20, 2018. Three of seven teachers at Shree Shankarling High school at Agarkhed village in the Indi taluk of Bijapur district in Karnataka have not been paid their salary for some time. MP Betathur, who […]

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Post of BBMP Deputy Mayor Remains Vacant

Re-elections for the post of Deputy Mayor of the BBMP are yet to be announced. The post of Deputy Mayor of the Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) remains vacant a month after the previous appointee’s passing. The Janata Dal (Secular)’s Ramila Umashankar was elected as the Deputy Mayor on September 28th of this year. However, she […]

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City Sees Surge in Sexual Offences by Taxi Drivers

Bengaluru has seen an increase in the reporting of sexual offences against taxi drivers. The frequency of reported cases of sexual offences by taxi drivers has increased in recent years. According to City Crime Record Bureau (CCRB) data, the number of reported cases of sexual assault/ harassment in 2016 was just three. In 2017, that […]

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Widening of Road has Left Nearby Shopkeepers Struggling

Commercial establishments on the Laksar Hosur road have seen a drop in customers after the road widening process was started. The widening process of the Laskar Hosur Road in Adugodi has left nearby shopkeepers struggling to make ends meet. Ningamma, a tea stall owner says that her monthly income has dropped from Rs 3000 to […]

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Lakshman Rao Nagar Residents Burdened By High Electricity Bills

Residents at Koramangala slum say that they have been hit with unfairly high electricity bills on a regular basis. Bengaluru, Sept. 4, 2018: The electricity bills of residents at Lakshman Rao Nagar run in the five figures on a regular basis. Many residents at a slum in Adugodi say that the bills have been regularly […]

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