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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Migrants still struggle to survive without any COVID19 package

Hardships of the migrant workers continue after returning to their work after lockdown. Unaware of various benefits given by the government, migrants struggle to survive. After announcing of several packages, the Karnataka government is yet to reach a major chunk of migrant workers. Ramesh Tomar, a migrant from Gwalior, has lived in Karnataka for the […]

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Bamboo clusters of Bengaluru struggle to keep the craft alive

Bamboo artisans are fighting the pandemic while still doing their hardest to keep the bamboo art going. Bangalore: Sitting cross-legged on the road opposite Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS hospital) near VV Puram, 70 year old Mariyamma, a bamboo artisan, gently cuts long bamboo blades and removes long sticks of bamboo with a small […]

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No special treatment for the specially abled

People with disabilities were not able to get regular check-ups during the pandemic because the hospitals were not accepting non-Covid cases. Bengaluru: Prema became a patient of polio when she was a young girl. Now she walks with the help of callipers, and shoes with heels. She requires regular check-ups with her doctor to keep […]

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