CCB makes arrests in KPSC Membership Scam

 Investigation is ongoing in a high interest business scam case, said the city Police Commissioner. B. Dayanand, Police Commissioner, announced significant progress in combating two financial crimes by the Central Crime Branch (CCB Police Station in Bangalore. The first case involves a fraudulent scheme promising Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) membership in exchange for large […]

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No state-run barbershops despite announcement of proposal

Despite announcing a proposal to build state-run barbershops, the Karnataka social welfare department has not seemed to make progress in taking the proposal forward. The Karnataka Social Welfare Ministry had proposed the construction of state-run barber shops in rural areas of Karnataka in 2021 in order to combat caste discrimination. However according to the officials […]

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Broken Promises, Overflowing Drains in Gottigere

Unfinished drainage work leads to overflowing sewage, mosquito infestations, and finger-pointing between BWSSB and BBMP Residents of Gottigere and the adjacent areas have been in distress since the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) began installing underground drainage (UGD) pipes last year. The construction is still not completed, and the delay has resulted in […]

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Government support dwindling for Yakshagana

Yakshagana artists fall on hard times due to consistent lack of support from the government. Practitioners of Mudalapaya Yakshagana, the older, traditional style of Karnataka’s art form believe that if the art form is to survive, the government has to intervene quickly—existing support from village audiences will not take it far. The more modern style, […]

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