Bangalore’s Green Cover Vanishes

BMRCL’s actions towards compensatory plantation of metro corridors is largely responsible for such decrease By Ayanti Bera Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. According to a report published in the Journal of Environmental Management by scientists from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, the green cover of the city […]

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Vehicular Offences Increased at KSR Railway Station

The fine amount collected up to July this year amounts to Rs. 2, 85,500 Bangalore, Nov. 21, 2018. Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (KSR), previously known as Bengaluru City Railway Station, has seen an increase of about 45 percent on an average per month in vehicular offences under The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 or IMV Act, this […]

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Garment Factory Workers Still Fighting for Wage Revision

A committee has been recently formed to look over the new wage demand Bengaluru, Nov. 20, 2018: Jayamma, a worker from a Bengaluru-based garment factory, says in anguish that she receives a salary of just 8,000 rupees a month. She adds, “Many times they set a very high production target and humiliate us to make us […]

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No Toilets in Bengaluru Households

Almost 3,000 households in Bengaluru do not have toilets Bengaluru, Oct. 11, 2018: A recent survey by the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Department of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) reveals that 2,798 households in the city of Bengaluru do not have sanitation facilities. The survey was conducted to enlist the number of households that have […]

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Gender Gap in Bengaluru’s Employment Ratio

Number of female applicants is less than male applicants at the Employment Exchange in Bengaluru   Bengaluru, Sept. 18, 2018: All the four Employment Exchange offices in Bengaluru have much higher number of male applicants as compared to female. According to the data from the Directorate of Employment and Training in Bangalore, the total number […]

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Crematorium Workers Get Less Than Their Stipulated Salary

The five workers of the Hindu Crematorium in Kengeri get a monthly salary which is only one-fourth of what they are supposed to be paid.   Bangalore, Sept. 5, 2018: “The workers of the Hindu Crematorium on Komaghatta Road in Kengeri Satellite Town get a monthly salary of Rs. 2000 since years”, said Shiv Kumar, […]

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