Railway Terminal Construction Deadline Delayed Fourth Time

The Baiyappanahalli coaching terminal is unlikely to complete construction work by 31 March 2020. By Ritam Chatterjee and Shalu Chowrasia Bengaluru: The deadline for the proposed terminal at Cantonment Railway Station at Baiyappanahhali has been delayed once again to May. “There is no point in inaugurating the terminal without the construction being completed. We will […]

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Student protesters lathi-charged; 40 arrested

In a separate protest at Gandhi Bhavan, supporters of freedom fighter, Doreswamy, resolved to submit a memorandum against BJP MLA Yatnal By Shivani Verma, Apoorva GS Bengaluru police have arrested 40 students who were a part of a rally that marched to Raj Bhawan to meet the governor. They were part of a 70-100 students […]

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Andhra votes to abolish state legislative council, what next?

By Team SoftCopy States like Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Assam are in the race to restore their legislative councils. Meanwhile, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed a resolution to abolish the state legislative council on January 27, 2020. 133 out of the 175 members of the assembly voted in favour of the resolution. This is the […]

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BBMP fail to process animal waste in the city

The ambiguity between the departments about responsibility is at the heart of the issue. Bangalore, April 13, 2018: The animal waste produced at BBMP approved slaughter house at Tannery Road is dumped in the city instead of getting treated in animal waste processing plant. In December last year, BBMP announced the plans to inaugurate four animal […]

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Former-archbishop of Bangalore accused of corruption

The former Archbishop of Bangalore Bernard Moras has been accused of illegally giving away Archdiocesan property to the Society of Jesus. Bangalore, April 13, 2018: Akila Karnataka Catholica Christhara Kannada Sangh (AKCCKS) is taking legal action against the former-Arch bishop of Bangalore Bernard Moras for the alleged illegal ‘gifting’ 60,000 sq. ft.  of real estate to […]

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Silk weavers appeal to JD (S)

HDK promises them help and support if the party comes to power Bangalore, 13 April 2018: Silk producers are demanding better technology to help produce silk products more effectively. The association of 1,26,000 families involved in the production of silk pitched their demands to H D Kumaraswamy, former chief minister of Karnataka. Janata Dal (Secular) […]

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Jairam Ramesh hits out at Forest Rights Act

The former Union Minister praised the NGT for its work and asked for its autonomy from the government. Bangalore, April 13, 2018: Former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh criticized the current Forest Rights Act, and blamed his party’s government in Karnataka for the sand mining issue. Speaking on the ‘New draft forest policy and deteriorating state […]

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