Indefinite Strike by Women. Kalburgi. February 6. 2017

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Karnataka Janaarogya Chaluvali along with progressive sanghatans across the state are initiating an indefinite protest from 6th February 2017 in Kalburgi condemning the state government’s inaction, neglect and disregard towards the women who have suffered unwarranted hysterectomies in Kalburgi district ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಜನಾರೋಗ್ಯ ಚಳುವಳಿ ಕಲಬುರ್ಗಿ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯ ಮಹಿಳೆಯರ ನ್ಯಾಯದ ಹೋರಾಟಕ್ಕೆ ಕೈಜೋಡಿಸಲು ಮನವಿ ಬಂಧುಗಳೇ, ಕಲಬುರ್ಗಿ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅನಗತ್ಯ ಗರ್ಭಕೋಶ […]

Demonetization and its’ Impact on Street Vendors and Small Traders

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DEMONETIZATION AND ITS IMPACT ON STREET VENDORS AND SMALL TRADERS December 14th, Wednesday, 11.30am Venue : Manthan Law, No. 18, First Floor, Bharat Bhavan, No. 35, Infantry Road, Opp. Balaji Plywoods Has Demonetization really served in eradicating black money? Is Cashless or digital economy good for street vendors and small kirana stores? What are the […]

Are TenderSURE roads in the Garden City tree-friendly? | The News Minute

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The TenderSURE project which is being implemented in three Karnataka cities including Bengaluru have come in for a fresh round of criticism. Researchers who have studied the roads being constructed under the project in Bengaluru have alleged that the roads have simply not factored in the environment in its design, while claiming that they are […]

‘ಕಾವೇರಿ ಕಣಿವೆಯಿಂದ’: ಬರಡು ಬೀಳುತ್ತಿರುವ ಕೃಷಿ ಭೂಮಿ ಮತ್ತು ಭವಿಷ್ಯದ ಬಿಕ್ಕಟ್ಟು! – Samachara.com

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“ಮೂರು ವರ್ಷಗಳ ಹಿಂದೆ ಕಬ್ಬು ಹಾಕಿದ್ದೆವು. ಆದರೆ ಅದು ಕೈಗೆ ಬರಲಿಲ್ಲ. ನಂತರ ಎರಡು ವರ್ಷ ಭತ್ತ ಬೆಳೆಯಲು ಪ್ರಯತ್ನಪಟ್ಟೆವು. ಅದೂ ಕೃ ಕೊಟ್ಟಿತು. ಕೊನೆಗೆ, ಅಪ್ಪ ಆತ್ಮಹತ್ಯೆ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡರು,” ಎಂದರು ಗುರುಸಿದ್ದಯ್ಯ ಅವರ ಮಗ ನಂದೀಶ್. ರಾಜ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ರೈತರ ಆತ್ಮಹತ್ಯೆ ವಿಚಾರ ಬಂದಾಗಲೆಲ್ಲಾ ಮಂಡ್ಯ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯ ರೈತರು ಹೆಸರು ಪಟ್ಟಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಮುಖ ಸ್ಥಾನ ಪಡೆದುಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತದೆ. 2015ರಲ್ಲಿ ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಆತ್ಮಹತ್ಯೆ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಂಡ ರೈತರ ಸಂಖ್ಯೆಯೇ ಸುಮಾರು 102. ಅದರಲ್ಲಿ ಹೆಚ್ಚಿನವರು ಒಕ್ಕಲಿಗರು ಮತ್ತು ಮೇಲ್ಜಾತಿಯ ಸಣ್ಣ ಹಿಡುವಳಿದಾರರು.ಅದಕ್ಕೆ […]

TENDER SURE – Flouting Procedures

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Here are links to an investigative report by Subir Ghosh for Bangalore Mirror http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/cover-story/Tender-was-arbitrary-for-SURE/heroesshow/53606090.cms http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/cover-story/How-BBMP-was-bypassed-sidelined-for-TenderSURE/articleshow/53623425.cms http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/cover-story/When-the-will-to-do-for-Bengaluru-was-not-apparent/articleshow/53641250.cms http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/civic/TenderSURE-In-conclusion-heres-one-for-the-road/articleshow/53658903.cms

A Review of Bengaluru’s Commissions – PUCL

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Information on the event from the invite: PUCL- Bengaluru has organized a district level consultation to understand the working of Karnataka State Human Rights Commission, Karnataka State Commission for Women, Karnataka State Commission for Backward Classes, Karnataka State Commission For Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Karnataka, […]