Sandalwood workers still waiting to get their bonuses, demands inquiry

A  Right to Information (RTI) filed by Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Limited (KSDL) highlights the gaps in funds, and the workers’ salaries. By Nitika K, Souptik Datta Bengaluru: Raju has been working at the Mysore Sandal Soap Factory for the last 25 years. But today his salary is only Rs. 30,000, and he does not […]

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Farmer leader Chandrasekhar joins AAP in Bengaluru

The Aam Aadmi Party is planning to contest in all 224 seats in Karnataka. Bengaluru: A faction of the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) led by Kodahalli Chandrasekhar joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the presence of AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday at the National College Grounds in Basavangudi. As Karnataka heads […]

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Government’s promise of Braille books yet to see the light of the day

Many schools in Bengaluru unaware about the scheme. Bharathi Kokade, 15, a blind student studying at Sri Rakum school, Indiranagar, still learns from old Braille textbooks provided by her school. At the Divine Light School for the Blind, one Braille book is shared among five students. The promised Braille books and digital book banks never […]

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Christians in Karnataka apprehensive, attacks on rise

The increasing attacks on Christians in Karnataka, has led to Christians being guarded with their actions.  Bengaluru, March 3, 2022 Karnataka has recorded 39 incidents of hate crimes from January to November 2021, suggest a report. Due to this, Christians are growing to be apprehensive about the attacks, and term these attacks to be baseless. […]

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RTE of no use to city orphans

Many orphanages prefer sending their children to nearby schools than RTE-reserved-unaided schools to save transport costs and other overhead expenses.  The list stands out in the office in black and white. Food, rent, birthday celebrations, gas, laptops, printers, staff salaries—it costs a lot to finance the lives of 23 children at Vatsalyapuram Orphanage, Jayanagar. However, […]

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