Karnataka farmers bear a heavy cost of ensuring food in our plates

Harshith V April 15, 2020, Bengaluru Low purchase rates from Horticulture Department hit farmers to reach the city Farmers who toil hard to guarantee food in our plates are among the worst hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Transportation on fruits and vegetables is bearing heavy on the pockets of farmers across the state.  Earlier […]

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Please Try Again Later!

Full delivery slots and delayed deliveries cause distress among online grocery store users. Consumers that depend on online grocery stores like Big Basket and Grofers for their  essential commodities are being turned down due to unavailability of delivery slots. The lockdown in the country has increased the dependency of consumers onto these online platforms. Samarth […]

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Lack of food Supply in Rural Areas amidst Lockdown

As the entire country fights COVID-19, the fight of the poor still remains against hunger. Many rural areas in the country are not receiving ration amid the nationwide lockdown which has been extended till May 3. In the state of Karnataka, the gram panchayats of various districts look forward receiving food grains allocated by the […]

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White card holders in Jharkhand cry out for government help

Say they, too, are starving, line up for free food distributed on streets. Aman Bhardwaj White ration card holders of Jharkhand have requested the state government to extend them the same facilities that Below Poverty Line (BPL) and the Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) card holders get. They complain that they too are starving due to […]

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No Free Milk For Agrahara Dasarahalli Slum Dwellers

Government efforts to help urban poor in Bengaluru during the lockdown have gone in vain as the citizens have not received the benefits. Anil Kumar Tiwari April 13, 2020 Bengaluru: Slum-dwellers of Agrahara Dasarahalli are not getting free milk from the authorities despite the Karnataka government’s effort to supply free milk in urban slums. Nizamuddin […]

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Insufficient Fodder for animals in milk dairies

Cattle are feeding on packed foods amidst the Covid-19 crisis. Harshith V April 11, 2020 Due to the Covid-19 crisis, milk dairies in Bengaluru are facing a shortage of fodder to feed cows. They have been forced to feed them with  untraditional feeds like Indi and Busa in excess. About 15,486 dairy farms in major […]

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