Veerashaiva members of Basava Foundation oppose minority tag

Accuse Panchapeeta swamis of discriminatory practices Bangalore, April 13, 2018: Veerashaiva members of the Basava Foundation vehemently opposed the minority tag demanded by the Panchapeeta Swamis. Delhi Karnataka Sangha Secretary, CM.Nagaraj, President Basava International Foundation’s London branch, S.Mahadeviah, and Foundation’s Members, MSA.Aradhya and S.Mruthyunjaya, who themselves belonged to the Panchapeeta said that the minority tag […]

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Yeddyurappa leading the social media game

Yeddyurappa has almost double the following of Siddaramiah on FB and Twitter Bangalore, April 9, 2018:With the crucial role played by social media in electoral campaigns becoming increasingly clear, it is interesting to note that Yeddyurappa seems to have an edge over his rival Siddaramiah when it comes to popularity on social media. BS.Yeddyurappa has […]

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Metropolitan suicide helplines report increase in calls

The spike in the number of calls may be attributed to the rise in awareness regarding the issue of suicide feel experts. Bangalore, March 22, 2018: Suicide helpline desks in metropolitan cities have phones ringing more frequently than before. Sahai in Bangalore, Sumaitri, which has 16 centers across the country, Mumbai Samaritans, Roshni in Hyderabad, Jeevan in […]

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New Grameen Angadi in Banashankari

The third shop is to benefit 200 farmers and several families Bangalore, March 15, 2018: The new outlet of Grameen Angadi promoting organic and handcrafted products is to help 200 farmers and several families. “Two hundred farmers are dependent on this shop. They all come under the Gramina Karakushala Udyama: a trust formed by artisans […]

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Hotel business in Shiggaon slumps after highway liquor ban

Hotels in Shiggaon taluk of Haveri district have sustained heavy losses due to the liquor ban on state and national highways. Bangalore, March 1, 2018: The ban of liquor stores 500 metres off state and national highways has caused heavy losses to hotels in Shiggaon Taluk. B.Raidu, the Manager of Garuda, the biggest hotel in […]

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Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana fails to meet deadline

Authorities turn a deaf-ear to the repeated demands of the slum-dwellers. Bangalore, January 23, 2018: Only 9,826 beneficiaries have been registered out of the targeted 93, 065 people under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana in Karnataka. Out of 3.4 lakh households which are to be constructed by 2022, only one thousand have been completed under the […]

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