City Centric

Gram Panchayat workers waiting for salaries for three months

Gram Panchayat demands for a deficit amount of Rs. 390 crore for the payment of the workers. Archita Srivastava Gram Panchayat employees and D class workers like sweeper, waterman, etc. were on a strike this afternoon as their salaries and wages are pending from last three months. There were 200-300 workers of Gram Panchayat demanding […]

No legal representation for Amulya

Lawyers have denied representing Amulya in the Magistrate’s court. Muskaan Agarwal Amulya Leona, the 19-year student who was arrested for raising ‘pro-Pakistan’ slogans is unable to get any legal representation as no lawyer is willing to represent her. Manjula, a lawyer in the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate court said, “She will not get any representation. Every […]

Arts & Culture

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Aeromodelling no longer belongs in deep pockets

Technically-oriented adrenaline junkies can now afford aero-modeling as a hobby, with countless workshops cropping up in Bengaluru round the year. By Jagriti Parakh Bright colored paper planes and hand gliders flew from one corner to another, some even collided and crashed. The young pilots stood there, with their heads up high and eyes gleaming—they had […]

Arts & Culture City Top story

Threadbare lives of Bengaluru’s seamstresses

More than 90 percent of home-based garment workers can be called ‘forced laborers’ as they are paid less than the state stipulated minimum wage. By Jagriti Parakh While walking down the narrow lanes of Hosahalli, through the dimly lit basement shops along Mysore Road, and across the dystopian concrete buildings in Peenya and BTM Layout […]

Arts & Culture Business

Aftermath of new era

Illkal Sarees has been registered under Geographical Indication tag on 16th October 2006. Illkal Saree was earlier famous in Maharashtra and gradually it also spread to Neighbouring villages in Illlkal village of Bagalkot district and later that place became famous for this handloom craft. The handloom weaver struggles a lot to earn their livelihood. The […]

Arts & Culture

Set in Stones for Posterity

Two techies on a mission to ensure future generations have access to the “Inscription Stones”  Bengaluru, April 11, 2019: The Inscription Stones of Bengaluru is a civic activism project started by two techies, brothers Vinay Kumar and Uday Kumar, with the sole vision to safeguard and preserve the ancient inscription stones (Shila Shaasanas in Sanskrit) […]

Science & Tech

Aeromodelling no longer belongs in deep pockets

Technically-oriented adrenaline junkies can now afford aero-modeling as a hobby, with countless workshops cropping up in Bengaluru round the year. By Jagriti Parakh Bright colored paper planes and hand gliders flew from one corner to another, some even collided and crashed. The young pilots stood there, with their heads up high and eyes gleaming—they had […]

A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS

            The 2019 IIJNM Investigative Journalism Report           “Metro Mess” by the Watchdogs Team. By Anuradha Sriram, Ayanti Bera, Sahana Sanjeev, Samanth Lanka, Sharathkumar Nair, and Yajush Gupta.                A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS How the miscommunication and ignorance of urban authorities are deliberately putting millions of lives in danger. Namma […]