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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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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Party workers canvassing despite ban

Party workers campaigning at Mahalaxmi Layout, Bangalore North, are persuading voters to vote for their candidates. One party worker asked our reporters to press the second button on the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), after assuming that they were citizens going in to cast their vote. In a flagrant violation of the Election Commission’s directive, canvassing […]

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Volunteers lend an empathic hand

Disabled people are being helped by volunteers of different NGOs across polling booths in the city. The volunteers are helping the disabled by providing them with wheel chairs and assisting them in casting their vote. They are also being provided with auto transport till the main road. Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) is […]

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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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Set in Stones for Posterity

Two techies on a mission to ensure future generations have access to the “Inscription Stones”  Bengaluru, April 11, 2019: The Inscription Stones of Bengaluru is a civic activism project started by two techies, brothers Vinay Kumar and Uday Kumar, with the sole vision to safeguard and preserve the ancient inscription stones (Shila Shaasanas in Sanskrit) […]

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