Labourers battered as CM inaugurates PWD officer’s quarters

Construction workers complain at government’s apathy towards their on-site working and living conditions. Labourers lament the deplorable conditions at their living place with no urinals or clean drinking water provision as Chief Minister Basvaraj Bommai kick-started thePublic Works Department’s state government officers’ quarters project in Vasanth Nagar. Workers living in tin sheds complain about the […]

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Covid cases dip, masks on Metro premises & trains become rare

We have not eased curbs, says BMRCL A crowd of commuters enters Namma Metro stations, many of them with either no masks or their masks hanging on their chins. Sanitizer and thermal screening stations at the entrances remain unused for the most part. Trains are so packed that there is hardly any space to move. […]

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Broken foot overbridge causes pedestrians a lot of trouble

Crossing I Cross, Magadi Road, is a big challenge. People trying to cross I Cross, Magadi Road, face a big challenge. The reason: The foot overbridge is broken, forcing  them onto a road with overspeeding vehicles. The Observer found several pedestrians struggling to cross the road. A young woman clutched the hand of her five-year-old […]

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130-year-old Gandhi Bazaar’s heritage at stake

Vendors demand for a legal notice from BBMP and DULT following their plan to change the historical neighborhood of Gandhi Bazaar. By Shubhangi Mishra Bangalore: In a plan set-up by BBMP and the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) to change the historical neighborhood of Gandhi Bazaar, many vendors and residents expressed concern of losing […]

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Congress blasts al-Qaeda for its praise of Muskan over hijab issue

Maken says BJP raising non-issues to divert attention The Congress on Thursday condemned the remark of the al-Qaeda on the hijab controversy in Karnataka.  “The al-Qaeda is a terrorist organization; it is a banned organization. It has no business commenting on our country’s internal affairs.… We condemn the statements of the organization,” AICC general secretary […]

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Declining forest cover in B’luru causes worry

Experts say actions by government and people need to save the forest cover. Nishka Kumari, 7, who is always fascinated by trees and plants, spends her evenings in a garden located in her apartment complex with her father, who explains to her the importance of protecting nature.   “It is important to grow trees because they […]

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Young people just want to save money

The present situation made the youngsters to make financial security their top priority. After getting a job as an interior designer, the first thing 24-year-old Supriya Singh did, was to ask her father about ‘financial security’ so that she could start saving money. Supriya’s desire for financial security goes back to the time when one […]

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