Stuck in circles, Hursgundagi villagers have no place to call home

The Hursgundagi villagers continue to live along the banks of the Sonthi Barrage, in spite of being provided with compensation to build houses in a new village. By Yashasvini Razdan Kantappa Pujari spends his afternoons in the courtyard of the Hursgundagi village temple where he talks about how he married off his sons with the […]

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Tuberculosis is Prevalent in Remote Areas of Karnataka

Yelburga registered 392 TB cases and 23 deaths in 2019. The number of TB notification from Koppal District is 217 cases per one lakh population. Late detection is one of the major causes of a vulnerable tb patient’s death. Tuberculosis affects thousands’ life in several parts of North Karnataka. Mortality rate of Yelburga is more […]

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Cattle Death: Teaching the community to turn around economically

Heavy rainfall and an inaccessible veterinary hospital forced the cattle raiser community of Sirwar to incur a loss of lakhs of rupees due to bovine malaria. By Arghyadeep Dutta Every day at about two in the afternoon, when the sun is overhead, a thin woman, in her thirties, can be seen running uphill, to her […]

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