Education for all in Bamboo Schools

By Thanuja. M Bengaluru, March 14, 2019: A Pota cabin, identified as a movable schooling structure, is an education initiative taken by the Niti Aayog team to bring education to the areas that are affected by extremism violence. This initiative has reduced the out-of-school children in an area that is filled with fear and instability. […]

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Government’s Policy Causes Loss of Livelihood

The Bangalore Development Minister, G.Paremeshwara has ordered the clearance of all street vendors from the footpaths. The order came out on Jan. 8 last year, but in many places, some footpaths can still be found encroached by street vendors and footstalls. The government has ordered the civic bodies in the city to ensure that the […]

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Are we Having an Onion Crisis?

Fluctuations in the price of PM Modi’s ‘TOP’ cause problems to the citizens. Karnataka has been facing large fluctuations in the price of onions, potatoes, and tomatoes, for the past several months, items included in the landmark project of the Central government called ‘Operation Greens’. One of the main reasons for the fluctuations can be […]

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Bellahalli Quarry in a bad State Again

The Bellahalli quarry landfill is being dumped with mixed waste, even after the Karnataka High Court’s order to dumped waste separately. The quarry had caught fire on April 11, 2018, according to a report given in the Deccan Chronicle newspaper. When visited the area, the residents who live near the landfill state that there had […]

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Contamination of River due to Dumping of Garbage

The sediment area of the Vrushabhavathi River flowing through Kumbalgudu is piled up with garbage. The garbage falls into the river and is been carried away by the waters. The people staying near the riverbed stated that the Panchayat dumps waste here once every week and excavator comes and pushes the waste into the water. […]

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Paid Less but Made to Work More: Pourakarmikas

The workers in the east zone are still not been paid with their allotted amount. Bengaluru, Sept. 04, 2018 :The pourakarmikas (City cleaners) working in the east zone of Bengaluru are being paid Rs. 12,842 rather than Rs.13, 042, as they should be paid, according to the latest Karnataka Essential Services Management act. The east […]

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