Hasiru Prathishtana calls for reconsideration of Article 371J

The association demanded formation of a high level committee to reconsider the reservation under Article 371J and to suspend further promotions till then. Members of Hasiru Prathishtana, an association working on social and welfare issues in Karnataka, demanded reconsideration of reservation for promotions in government jobs for people from the Hyderabad-Karnataka region. In a press […]

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Despite guidelines, dark patterns persist in online platforms

Officials from the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission say that the new guidelines are not popular among the public and the officials. Despite government guidelines to regulate dark patterns, they are still used in several online platforms. The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) issued “Guidelines for Prevention and Regulation of Dark Patterns, 2023,” to prevent […]

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Temples should be governed by priests not Government: Ayyappa Seva Samajam

Political parties propagating their agenda will affect secularism of the country, say experts. N.Jayaram, president of Ayyappa Seva Samajam said, “It is necessary to free the temples from Government control.” Dr. B.N. Mahesh Kumar, National Secretary, Akhila Bharath Asangatith Purohith Karmika Parishath said, “Sabarimala temple in Kerala is an example of the negligence of government […]

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Small children, big concerns

Karnataka stands eighth among the states with highest number of crimes against children, shows data from NCRB. The importance of a child-friendly atmosphere in courts and raising awareness about child rights were the focus of a workshop on child rights. Child labor, sexual abuse, and other offences against children still lack attention. The government needs […]

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