Dismal sports infrastructure at the grassroots

Rural athletes move to the city or drop sports completely due to lack of functional playgrounds and other facilities. Athletes from rural parts of Karnataka move to cities for better sports facilities due to broken sports design in villages. “There are zero indoor stadiums and zero hockey turfs in Bangalore Rural district,” confirmed R. Geetha, […]

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Third gender waits for identity, health care

The third gender category has not been included in hospital forms, forcing them to choose between male and female. Transgender persons struggle with healthcare in government hospitals, as there is no third-gender category on healthcare papers. They cannot avail of any promised benefits. Jagadamba, a 67-year-old transwoman, said, “A lot of things have got better […]

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Poor wait in vain for housing under Basava Vasati Yojana

Basava Vasati Yojana remains dormant since 2019. People below the poverty line are waiting for the promised houses. No houses have been constructed since 2019 under the Basava Vasati Yojana. People below the poverty line continue to wait for allotments. The last list of targets set by the Government to build houses was from 2018-19. […]

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