JD(S) rally, the chariot that did not take off

Police said that the rally got cancelled due to a high court order. The SC Road, Gandhinagara witnessed a thumping atmosphere full of colours and anticipation for the ‘Janata Jaladhare’ rally today. Tribal girls from Ramnagara performed Dollu Kunitha while men adorned in party relics played the drums. They were joined by a transgender person […]

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People’s plan lacks people’s participation

The Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP) was meant to ensure people participation, but most villagers don’t know about it. Lakshmiamma, a shop owner in Kumbalgodu, sits in her shop for the entire day. Unaware about the GPDP meetings, she says that she has never heard about any participatory meeting by the panchayat.  S The meetings […]

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Bangaloreans protest against media houses

Silent protests with a rose and a copy of the Constitution were held before the offices of Kannada TV channels Bangalore citizens gathered outside several Kannada media houses on Wednesday morning to protest against the authenticity and the quality of the news being circulated and telecast. Vivekananda KH, a Bangalore resident who is a member […]

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Silk Samagra scheme 2 to bridge the technological gap

Lack of training and awareness around silk reeling a concern, say reelers and experts. The Central Silk Board highlighted the need of a technological bridge to expand the silk industry in the country. The second Silk Samagra Scheme will cater to silk reelers and potential self-employers/entrepreneurs as it will focus on training and assistance with […]

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Ashwath Narayan should resign says KPCC

Minister of higher education of Karnataka is accused for being involved in various scandals. Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) spokesperson and Ex MLC, Ramesh Babu has urged the Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to take legal action against Dr. C.N Ashwath Narayan, Minister of Higher Education of Karnataka. In the press conference held at the KPCC […]

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Sandalwood workers still waiting to get their bonuses, demands inquiry

A  Right to Information (RTI) filed by Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Limited (KSDL) highlights the gaps in funds, and the workers’ salaries. By Nitika K, Souptik Datta Bengaluru: Raju has been working at the Mysore Sandal Soap Factory for the last 25 years. But today his salary is only Rs. 30,000, and he does not […]

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