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 […]

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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 […]

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Student protesters lathi-charged; atleast 40 arrested

In a separate protest at Gandhi Bhavan, supporters of freedom fighter, Doreswamy, resolved to submit a memorandum against BJP MLA Yatnal. By Shivani Verma, Apoorva GS Bengaluru police have arrested at least 40 students who were a part of a rally that marched to Raj Bhawan to meet the governor. They were part of a […]

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Compulsory charging point in malls for e-vehicles

The move is considered to be a boost for e-vehicle market in the city. By Anil Tiwari Karnataka government has announced compulsory charging points for e-vehicles at every mall and shopping complex. The move by the government is considered to be a boost to e-vehicle market in the city. In the inauguration event of  ‘e-Mobility […]

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Crowd-funding the politicians’ dream

A Delhi-based start-up is leading the new trend for electoral candidates to get funds directly from the public. Niket Nishant In an attempt to make elections more transparent, crowd-funding is emerging as a new trend among political candidates. Besides finding favour among the masses, it is also viewed by experts as a way to cleanse […]

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Pet owners mock BBMP plan to ban ‘ferocious’ dogs from flats

Adilin Beatrice C Pet lovers are unhappy over the BBMP’s proposed Pet Dog Licensing Bylaws 2020. They are particularly riled over the proposals to ban “ferocious” breeds like German shepherds, Rottweilers, Dobermans and hounds from apartment buildings, and to limit the number of dogs a resident can have. Apoorva Kulkarni, owner of a five-year-old German […]

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If you use WhatsApp, you can say ‘Kannada gothu’

App groups help non-locals to learn the language Shoby Krishna G When he moved to Bengaluru in 2017, Prabhat Kumar Chaturvedi realized he could bond with the city only if he learned the local language. “I have lived in various parts of the country. I try to learn the local language wherever I am. Thanks […]

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Five years after police diktat, school buses to get CCTV, GPS

Schools just do not bother, says top cop by Aarthi N Almost five years after the traffic police ordered fixing of CCTV cameras and GPS systems on school buses, most of these vehicles do not have them. A reality check by The Observer at schools in Majestic, Seshadri Road, Cubbon Park, Vijayanagar and Shivajinagar revealed […]

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Equity fund proposal for SC/ST Entrepreneurs

Dr. Ambedkar Chamber of Commerce (DACC) has proposed incentives for SC/ST entrepreneurs in Karnataka by lending special equity funds. By Kshipra Petkar Bengaluru: DACC has proposed the implementation of a special equity fund across Karnataka for entreprueners belonging to scheduled castes (SC) and scheduled tribes (ST). Iqbal Singh Atwal, the General Director of DACC explained […]

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