EBSB camps inaccessible for students

Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat (EBSB) camp has been merged with national integration camps under National Cadet Corp    Bengaluru: EBSB camps do not have enough openings for National Cadet Corps (NCC) students to participate. There are only one or two openings per NCC unit every year. Nayana, sergeant of 39-Karnataka-Batallion NCC from Seshadripuram Institute of […]

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Wait for sanitary napkins in colleges continues

Unsanitary pad-vending machines leaves college students stranded during emergencies. Colleges have not yet installed sanitary napkin vending machines along with incinerators as required by the University Grants Commission (UGC). This leaves students on campuses with limited access to pads.  “During emergencies, it gets really stressful to find a sanitary pad in college campus if our […]

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Queer students await safe spaces in colleges

Challenges continue for LGBTQIA+ community as college washrooms and hostels are segregated for only males and females. Non-binary students in Bangalore colleges are at discomfort due to lack of gender-neutral housing and washrooms. College authorities are yet to finish building such spaces as directed by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The Tata Institute of Social […]

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Online education a bane for photocopy shops

Twelve photocopy shops in and around Chathiram Bus stand struggle to run their business amid the pandemic. Tiruchirappalli: Owners of photocopy shops around Chathiram bus stand said they find it difficult to pay rent as their business has nearly come to a standstill because no schools and colleges are open. Sri Vasan Printer’s owner R […]

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Increase in Sexual Harassment in Remote Areas

Instead of calling it sexual harassment, ‘eve-teasing’ is used to describe most scenarios of this traumatic experience. By Praveena Parthiban Bangalore, Jan. 23, 2019. There has been an increase in the number of incidents reported of sexual harassment of girls who walk on roads alone, particularly in the remote areas of Bangalore. According to the […]

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