Jansevaka app fails as unawareness prevails

Jansevaka app—which provides doorstep delivery of government documents, proves inefficient for senior citizens and differently-abled people, as they remain oblivious of any such service. By Rhythima Agrawal Narsimaiyya, a 70-year old gathered his documents and placed them carefully in a bag. He reached the Kengeri government office only to wait in a long queue for […]

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The recurring sight of a Nilgiri Tree

Eucalyptus trees still cultivated by farmers for easy money, despite Karnataka High Court ban. February, 25, 2020 By Bibek Baidya. Nilgiri/Eucalyptus trees can still be found growing alongside farms in Yelahanka near the Yelahanka Airforce station. Sideshwara, M, one of the farmers in Yelahanka growing Eucalyptus trees, elucidated the various benefits of growing one. “These […]

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HC to State Govt: Procure Decibel Meters by Dec 13

By Yamini Chincholi Bengaluru: State Government given orders by The High Court(HC) to procure decibel meters in the city by December 13. This was the second time such an order was issued by the court.  “We don’t understand why the state government has failed to acquire noise-assessing meters,” said the HC as it handed out the […]

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Small Political Parties Fail to Campaign Adequately

Small political parties have failed to campaign on a large scale when compared to that of the national party. By Rohit Chatterjee Bengaluru April 10, 2019 The election campaign for the first phase of the Lok Sabha poll has ended. National parties have campaigned to attract voters in every possible way. However, the small parties […]

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Beneficiaries Dissatisfied with the Scheme for Pregnant Women

Around 50 local women  benefit from the Mathru Purna Scheme in Kumbalgodu, but they  have a different story to tell. By Manasi Pawar Bengaluru, Jan. 17, 2019: The prevailing Mathru Purna Scheme, an initiative by the Karnataka government has benefited 50 pregnant women in the outskirts of Bangalore, which include the villages of Kumbalgodu, according to […]

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Child Labour Still Prevalent in Bangalore

According to the City Crime Bureau, child labour still remains a major issue in the city of Bangalore. By Hansy Sanctis Bengaluru, Jan 17. 2019: According to the CCRB, labour contractors have been employing children below age 18 in construction work. They work on a daily contract basis, earning daily wages which are legally less […]

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