Theft of a precious resource

Illegal and unmetered connections on Bengaluru’s outskirts deal a crippling blow to BWSSB At a time when several areas of Greater Bengaluru are still without Cauvery water, theft of huge quantities of water is hampering the BWSSB’s effort to provide new connections. Complaints of water theft have been registered at the Thalaghattapura, Kodigehalli and Viveknagar police […]

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Unregulated sale of Schedule H drugs

All over Bengaluru, these medicines are sold over the counter —without doctor’s prescription Four years after the Indian Pharmaceutical Association recommended that the sale of Schedule H drugs without prescription be restricted, they are still sold like over-the-counter medicines. Most pharmacies that Insight, IIJNM’s investigative magazine, visited, handed Schedule H medicines without asking for a […]

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