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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Lack of Exposure to Disabled Minors

Disabled children below the poverty line are benefiting less from state policy of disabilities, which would give them providence and financial support. Bengaluru, Oct. 23, 2018. As per the 2011 Karnataka Disability census, the state had a disabled population of 13,14,158 individuals, out of which 7,22,381 are male, 5,91,777 are female, and 1,06,612 are minors. […]

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Despite High Number of Wind Power Available, Coal is Still in Use.

Karnataka emerges as the national leader in wind energy generation, but fails to implement it, allowing coal pollution to increase. Karnataka has a capacity of 46 percent renewable energy (wind and solar) and has the highest number of wind energy installations, but still suffers from pollution and power issues. It is highly dependent on the […]

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Lack of Sewage Treatment Plants in Bengaluru

Bengaluru generates around 1,440 million liters of sewage water on a daily basis, while the treatment capacity of 25 STPs is 1,059 million litres Bengaluru, Sept. 27, 2018: Bangalore has a population of 8.5 million and generates around 1,440 MLD (million litres daily) of sewage water. Proper treatment of sewage water could be utilized for domestic […]

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Only Two Marriages Registered After Transgenders Got Their Fundamental Rights, Last Year

There are 20,266 transgender persons in Karnataka, out of which only two have registered their marriage legally. Bengaluru, Sept. 27, 2018: Nearly a year ago, the state of Karnataka passed the Transgender Bill, on Oct. 2017, which assured all the Fundamental Rights to the transgender. It’s been a year since then and there are only […]

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Hospitals Looting People Through Fraudulent Billing

At one of the reputed hospitals in Bannerghatta road in Bangalore, he nearly emptied his wallet for admitting his diseased wife. “I had been overcharged by the hospital, and even after complaining for several times I haven’t received complete refund of the overcharged amount” says Sharad Mukim, the patient’s husband. “This happened not only for […]

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