Second wave cracks down on already struggling garment workers

Right when everyone thought India’s battle with covid-19 was a success story, the second wave struck the country turned it into a cautionary tale and left the future of garment works in the dark. Bengaluru: With wages she earned as a garment worker at one of the manufacturing units, in Bangalore, Rajama said she normally […]

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The lockdown bought severe tempest in the lives of the theatre artists

Revenue from virtual performances is not enough to make ends meet Much Ado about everything: Performers suffers during lockdown Anurag, who is a freelancer theatre artist from Mysore, had a child just two days before the nationwide lockdown was announced on March 25. Anurag, who is now a part of S. L. Bhyrappa’s Parva, produced […]

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Swimmers in a quandary as JP Park pool remains closed

Parents demand a new tender for the facility. Bengaluru: The closure of the BBMP swimming pool at JP Park since March 2020 has affected the training schedules of swimmers competing in national and international events. “As the pool is closed, I am finding it very difficult to train,” said Sambhav R, a national-level swimmer. In […]

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Women only police stations face a hard time

As domestic violence cases go up amidst the pandemic, All Women Police stations want a larger workforce. Bangalore: Dimpul a victim of dowry and harassment has been making rounds of the All Women Police Station (AWPs)  seeking justice for the past eight months.“My husband threw me out of the house without any reason. He didn’t want […]

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COVID-19: Shopping complexes rarely follow protocols

Experts suggest that laxity in following COVID Protocols many lead to a surge in positive cases in the city. Bengaluru:  Stall owners at Raheja Arcade in Koramangala, which is host to a large number of people looking to shop on a budget, seldom wear masks or follow COVID protocols. The guidelines issued by the Ministry […]

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