BESCOM tightens safety rules for its employees

The numbers of fatal accidents have reduced among BESCOM linemen. Bangalore, February 1, 2018: The number of fatal accidents involving linemen at the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM)has gone down due to the tightening of safety measures by the company. In 2016-17, out of 270 accidents, 235 were fatal. Yet in 2017-18, the number […]

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For sugarcane farmers, fixing FRP is not enough

Sugar factory owners do not pay us our dues, farmers allege Bangalore, January 24, 2017: This sankaranti consumers went home with large quantities of sugarcane, with prices sugar cane sticks (jholley) dropping by half. Sugarcane farmers, on the other hand, are still waiting to be paid by sugar factory owners. “The factory owners charge according […]

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