Corporate Farming is the Need of the Time

By Rudrankar Raha Bengaluru, March 6, 2019 India is a country heavily dependent on agriculture. According to the Economic Survey of 2017-18, more than half of the country’s population works in agriculture sector and its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) share is about 17-18 percent. But this margin could be improved. “Jowar and Bajra are our […]

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Is Citizen Journalism the Future?

Citizen Journalism platforms like Youth Ki Aawaz and Citizen Matters are changing the course of journalism in India today Platforms like the ‘Youth Ki Aawaz’, which report on LGBTQ issues, politics and pop culture and ‘Citizen Matters’ are changing the way we consume news today and are coming out as a viable option. “Citizen Journalism […]

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Backward Communities Demand Equal Rights

The Dalit Organisations are demanding equal rights from the government. By Rudrankar Raha Bengaluru, Jan. 29, 2019 In the wake of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the political debate is heating up. An event was held recently by the Dalit Labour Welfare Organisation to celebrate 100 years of the Backward Communities getting equal rights, which […]

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Pink Taxis Launched in Bengaluru

Women-only taxis launched in the city keeping in mind the safety of women commuters. By Rudrankar Raha Bengaluru, Jan. 23, 2019: The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC), in collaboration with Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), has launched on Jan. 7 a new cab service by women and for women, to transport commuters of the […]

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Bengaluru Comic Con Pays Tribute to Stan Lee

The eighth edition of the popular pop culture festival celebrated recently deceased Lee’s journey. By Rudrankar Raha Bengaluru, Nov. 23, 2018. The Bengaluru Comic-Con paid homage to Stanley Lieberman who passed away on November 12 2018. “Stan Lee is the greatest pioneer in the world of comics as we know it,” said Satrajit Choudhury, a […]

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Virtual Reality Now Offered in Schools

Some schools in Bengaluru are now using the power of technology to educate children. The Blossoms School in Bengaluru has become the first school in the city to introduce Virtual Reality (VR) modules to teach students. There are VR headsets and other gears available for students to learn different subjects. “The VR module is being […]

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Swacchameva Jayate Campaign Launched in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Nov. 19, 2018. Karnataka Chief Minister, HD Kumaraswamy, inaugurated the Swacchameva Jayate a campaign launched to celebrate World Toilet Day celebrated in India. “The focus of this campaign will be more on rural Karnataka, as it is were the major concern is ” said Swathi Attavar, a coordinator for the event being held at […]

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