The lockdown bought severe tempest in the lives of the theatre artists

Revenue from virtual performances is not enough to make ends meet Much Ado about everything: Performers suffers during lockdown Anurag, who is a freelancer theatre artist from Mysore, had a child just two days before the nationwide lockdown was announced on March 25. Anurag, who is now a part of S. L. Bhyrappa’s Parva, produced […]

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They farm, we eat. If they die, who’ll reap?

While we happily bargain with vegetable sellers and buy at printed price from super markets, farmers in Shahapur live in extreme poverty along with debts. So much that, farmer suicide is a common issue in Shahapur’s villages. Bangalore, March 22, 2020 By Sanchari Ghatak Mehboobi, who lives in a joint family with her husband, son, […]

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Stuck in circles, Hursgundagi villagers have no place to call home

The Hursgundagi villagers continue to live along the banks of the Sonthi Barrage, in spite of being provided with compensation to build houses in a new village. By Yashasvini Razdan Kantappa Pujari spends his afternoons in the courtyard of the Hursgundagi village temple where he talks about how he married off his sons with the […]

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