Detained Bangladeshis await deportation in shelters

The illegal Bangladeshi immigrants detained on October 27 await their “expedited deportation” in shelters rather than in the jails By Pradnya Desai After the massive crackdown on October 27 over the illegal Bangladeshis, a news report, quoted JC Sandeep Patil saying, “The illegal immigrants are lodged at the shelters instead of the jails to expedite their […]

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Dream of a pucca house-still a dream?

In Shahpur taluk, the benefits under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna- Grahmin (PMAY-G) cannot be accessed by everyone By Archita Chakraborty People in the villages of Shahpur are unable to avail the benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojna-Gramin (PMAY-G) as they are not getting the allotted money to build their houses. Shahpur taluk has a […]

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Green zones home to illegal layout in Bangalore

Layouts are illegally built in the Green Zone in Gollahalli, Bangalore.   By Bibek Baidya In Gollahali village of North Bangalore which comes under Green Zone Illegal Layouts are present there, the green zone which cannot be used for residential use. The Karnataka Land Revenue Act, 2009 says, registration of revenue sites in un-authorized layouts […]

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Illegally parked scooters, potential death threat

The Motor Vehicles Act specifies the fine for illegal parking, but there are no proper laws which define the requirements of a parking area. Yashasvini Razdan Two-wheelers parked right under a high voltage transformer on Main Guard Cross Road in a no-parking zone in Shivajinagar creates a potential threat of an accident due to the […]

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The Initiatives of the Indian Government still Far

The current Indian administration had announced in February 2018 that IT and ITeS services sector in India is of great importance to its economy. Abhinav Kumar According to IBEF (Indian Brand Equity Foundation) Eventually growing, the industry accounted for 7.7% in India’s GDP in 2016. An attempt to capitalize this industry, government had announced in February […]

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No physical education for primary school kids

Most of the government schools in Bangalore do not have a physical education teacher;    Students lack encouragement for taking part in sports. Shalu Chowrasia  “No physical education teacher has been appointed in primary schools since the last ten years,” said a member of Karnataka State Physical Education Teachers (KSPET). He said many posts of PE […]

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Untimely delivery of the Sakala Scheme

Sakala Scheme, which guarantees timely delivery of services of all kinds, has failed to adhere to its deadlines. While Janasevaka—a wing of Sakala Scheme —  , is far from being implemented.   Pradnya Desai Bangalore stands lowest in Sakala Scheme implementation, according to the annual report by Karnataka Sakala 2017-2018. Although lately, initiatives are being […]

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Confinement outside the boundaries of Central Prison

2G/3G signal jammers disrupt telecom services for residents living around the prison. By Jagriti Parakh Thousands of people living in areas around the Parappana Agrahara Central Prison in Bengaluru are facing network-issues because of the signal jammers installed in the prison premises. Kanupriya, a resident of Parappana Agrahara, said, “I have a new mobile phone, […]

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