Apologies Expected From Chief Minister

Protest by rice and sugarcane farmers at Freedom Park Bangalore, Nov.19, 2018 The Chief Minister’s remarks on farmers and women lead to heavy criticism. Around 4000 farmers from different parts of Karnataka staged a protest in Bangalore today. They arrived at Krantiveera Sangoli Railway station at 6 a.m. – by then the police was already […]

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Bangaloreans Suffer Due to Diminishing Groundwater

With no perennial water resources and ever-growing population, Bangalore will collapse: Expert. Bengaluru, Nov.17, 2018. Groundwater rejuvenation is poor in Bangalore; overexploitation of the groundwater by the government and the citizens has led to a massive fall in the levels of groundwater in the city. The latest Niti Aayog report ranks Bangalore amongst the top […]

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Schools for the Blind Lack Basic Infrastructure and Funds

Thousands of visually impaired children are left with outdated teachings Bangalore has several schools for the blind and disabled children, and most of those schools use teaching methodologies and techniques that are conventional and old. These schools, once built to rehabilitate or provide education to the blinds, are currently ‘small-scale institutes’ with student population between […]

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Despite High Number of Wind Power Available, Coal is Still in Use.

Karnataka emerges as the national leader in wind energy generation, but fails to implement it, allowing coal pollution to increase. Karnataka has a capacity of 46 percent renewable energy (wind and solar) and has the highest number of wind energy installations, but still suffers from pollution and power issues. It is highly dependent on the […]

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Pending Complaints on the Rise at BESCOM

Over 2,000 complaints per day are unanswered, staff and servers helpless. A Management Information System (MIS) report published online by the officials of the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) states that out of 16,876 calls received on September 24 and 25, only 11,388 complaints were registered, and out of these, only 9115 complaints were […]

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Garbage at Tharagupet KR Market Causing Health Hazards

Vendors claim that the garbage is causing malaria and dengue fever Garbage spread across KR market is causing distress among the vendors and customers. The garbage collection by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is irregular. Despite several complaints by the vendors and pedestrians the BBMP has not installed garbage bins in the marketplace. Suresh […]

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Road Near Chickpete Dug up, Causing Traffic for Commuters

Arcot Srinivasachar (AS Char) Street construction is planned for two months, metro and market commuters suffer. Bengaluru, Sept. 04, 2018 : AS Char Street near Chickpete metro station has been dug up for the past two months, causing major traffic congestion near the market area. Commuters, pedestrians and shopkeepers are confronting issues in the market. […]

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