Stray cows left at the mercy of the private Gaushalas

By Pradnya Desai Dearth of funds leave private goushalas across Bangalore grappling to serve the bovine without compromising on the quality of their living condition.  Geeta, who helps with the Akhila Karnataka Prani Daya Sangha Goushala said, “We have about a thousand cattle and would love to house them but can’t take more due to […]

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HUNTING FOR A TEACHING SPACE

 Education of student’s is jeopardized, as students continue to study without classrooms. Pradnya Desai Due to delay in the provision of flood relief funds for the renovation of school buildings in Athani Taluk, classes are being conducted in the open. An instructor of the   the Government Primary School Kategari said, “The government personnel had surveyed […]

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Banashankari temple vendors to be evicted

Construction of new skywalk will displace about 25 vendors who earn their living by selling their commodities near the Banashankari Temple. Pradnya Desai Rajeshwari, who has been selling temple articles outside the Banashankari Temple forpast 15 years might not be able to continue her earning because of the construction of new skywalk. “Soon just a […]

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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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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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Banashankari temple vendors to be evicted

Construction of new skywalk will displace about 2510 vendors who earn their living by selling their commodities near the Banashankari Temple. Rajeshwari, who has been selling temple articles outside the Banashankari Temple forpast 15 years might not be able to continue her earning because of the construction of new skywalk. “Soon just a few among […]

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Lack of Facilities delay housing for the EWS

Dearth of facilities in EWS quarters at Sarjapur has delayed housing to those evicted from Ejipura. By Pradnya Desai After years of staying in tin sheds on footpaths, those evicted from Ejipura, have been rehabilitated to Sarjapur without ensuring water or electricity connection. The residents receive electricity for only three hours a day and are […]

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Tataguni in need of a Midas touch

Dependence on water ATMs is causing Tataguni residents to hoard the new five-rupee gold-coloured coins. This has endangered potable water availability for many in the village. Pradnya Desai “25 Rupees,” said a fruit-seller to Rathna, who handed over Rs. 30 to the fruit-seller. The vendor gave back a five-rupee gold-coloured coin. As Rathna was about […]

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