Incomplete construction inconveniences metro commuters

Construction of escalators at the Yeshwanthpur metro station, supposed to be completed by December 2023 keeps getting delayed. The construction of escalators at the Yeshwanthpur metro station started in November 2023 is yet to be completed. Construction workers cite insufficient number of workers as one of the reasons. Officials from the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation […]

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Suicide helpline: ‘number does not exist’

There is no government-run suicide prevention helpline in Karnataka. The eight NGOs running suicide prevention helplines are understaffed and unable to keep up with the demand. Despite the mention of a 24/7 suicide helpline on their websites, NGOs like , Arpita Foundation, Sahai,, Aasara Foundation and SA- Mudra Foundation fail to answer callers in need […]

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