Hakki Pikki Tribe Unhappy With the Present Government

Residents of the colony feel left out. By Saloni Arora Bengaluru, April 11, 2019: Residents of the  Hakki Pikki colony, an area situated in the outskirts of Bengaluru, are unhappy with the present government due to their unfulfilled promises. The 2019 Lok Sabha elections are scheduled to be held in seven phases starting April 11 […]

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Illegal Sale of Lizards Penises And Other Animal Body Parts

The Forest Department of Karnataka has caught some 50 sellers illegally trading wildlife parts in the last four months. By Manasi Pawar Bengaluru, April 10, 2019 The sellers have opted to use digital selling platforms like OLX, Alibaba, Quickr, and eBay to illegally sell wildlife parts. According to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered […]

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Need More Homeopathy Dispensaries in Karnataka

The presence of homeopathy is important to achieve ‘Health For All 2020’ By Saloni Arora and SA Gayatri Bengaluru, April 10, 2019 The World Homoeopathy day was celebrated today at Town Hall. The event was marked with the presence of Chief Guest, Sanjeev Kumar, the election commissioner. The 264th birthday of the founder of homoeopathy, Samuel […]

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E-initiative to Boost Farmers’ Trade

The state of Karnataka has brought in an e-initiative system to make agricultural trade more transparent. By Rohit Chatterjee Bengaluru, April 10, 2019 The state of Karnataka has introduced an E-initiate system known as the unified market platform (UMP) which is aimed at bringing a fair system of agricultural trading for the farmers. To use […]

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Environment has no Place in Elections

No political party has spoken about climate change and other policies in their election manifestos By Priyanka D Bangalore, April 10, 2019. The 2019 Lok Sabha elections are upon us, but political parties haven’t given any thought to either water conservation or the environment in their election manifestos. While many campaigns promise employment, poverty reduction, […]

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Harassment on Mobile Apps

Chairperson of Karnataka Women’s Commission calls for a ban of TikTok. By Ajay Ramanathan Bangalore, April 9, 2019. The Chairperson of the Karnataka State Commission for Women Nagalakshmi  Bai noted that 70 to 80 percent of complaints registered were for harassment on mobile applications. Explaining why the harassment of women was particularly problematic, Bai remarked, […]

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Perceived Existential Threat to Communal Harmony

Hate crimes against Muslims have surged across the country. By Sharathkumar Nair Bengaluru, April 9, 2019 According to a recent report published by the Ministry of Home Affairs on communal violence incidents in the country, the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Karnataka topped the list with the maximum number of people injured in these […]

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