A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS

            The 2019 IIJNM Investigative Journalism Report           “Metro Mess” by the Watchdogs Team. By Anuradha Sriram, Ayanti Bera, Sahana Sanjeev, Samanth Lanka, Sharathkumar Nair, and Yajush Gupta.                A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS How the miscommunication and ignorance of urban authorities are deliberately putting millions of lives in danger. Namma […]

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Harapanahalli Suffers from High Level of Fluoride in Grounwater

Excess of fluoride content in groundwater in Harapanahalli creating dental and skeletal fluorosis. Shree B is sitting on a chair and watching other children of her age playing sitting in the balcony of her house. She really wants to play with them, go to school, eat and drink by herself, and do all the usual […]

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Bengaluru logs lacklustre polling in second round of polling

Voters turnout at the end of polling today for the 16 Lok Sabha Elections in Karnataka stood at 67.67 percent till 6 p.m. according to the Election Commission. Four constituencies that went to polls in Bengaluru city recorded a voter turnout of 54.35 percent till the end of voting. Bengaluru’s four constituencies – North, South, […]

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Bharat Scouts Students Help the Disabled

By Lanka Samanth & Ajay Ramanathan Students from the Bharat Scouts of Kodandarampura BBMP School are helping the physically handicapped and senior citizens to cast their vote at Malleswaram Ladies Association Charitable and Education Trust polling booths. Even though the scouts are not eligible to vote, they say that they are proud to be a […]

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Voter Turnout: Bangalore Rural Parliament constituency

Bangalore Rural constituency saw a voter turnout of 32.36 per cent till 1 pm on Thursday, 18th April, 2019. A few voters spoke to the NewsNet team about the various issues that have been concerning them in their constituency. Water shortage has hit the city, said Chandana R, a second time voter. “The next government […]

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Queue-one app de-queued; lack of awareness about app leads to pilots failure

Queueone app, a mobile application introduced by the Election Commission as part of a pilot project in  Polling Station (PS) No. 118 in BTM Layout has not seen many takers among voters. The app helps voters book a time-slot when they can arrive at their PS and cast their ballot. The app helps the voters […]

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