Voter Turnout: Bangalore North Parliament constituency

Up until 1 p.m on Thursday, 29.69 percent of the electorate turned up to vote in the Bengaluru North Parliamentary constituency. A few voters, after casting their votes, talked to the NewsNet team about  issues which they felt were the most pertinent in this election season. Priyanka, a 19-year-old first time voter from Bengaluru North […]

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A Growing Tyranny

Narendra Modi’s first term has witnessed a steady erosion in the institutions of governance “Today, democracy is at stake, secularism is in danger, the economy has collapsed, independent institutions are being destroyed and centre-state relations are deteriorating,”Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu recently warned at a political rally in Vishakapatnam. Ever since the Emergency of […]

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Kashmiri students treated shabbily after Pulwama

Strap across: Say they are shouted at, ignored, called anti-national Kashmiri students in Bengaluru are looked at with suspicion more than a month after a terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama. “My fellow students don’t interact with me properly anymore. They blame people from my state and, by extension, me for the Pulwama attack.They […]

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Illegal Lizards Penises, Other Body Parts For Sale

The Forest Department of Karnataka has caught some 50 sellers illegally trading wildlife parts in the last four months. By Manasi Pawar Bengaluru, April 10, 2019 The sellers have opted to use digital selling platforms like OLX, Alibaba, Quickr, and eBay to illegally sell wildlife parts. According to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered […]

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Cut in govt Engg College Seats Leaves Students Disappointed

Students say they will be forced to join costly colleges. By Shrabona Ghosh Bengaluru, 10 April, 2019. The decision of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to cut intake in government engineering colleges has left students puzzled. Many students seeking admission for the  academic year 2019-20 say they plan to change their stream as they […]

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