Broken foot over bridge 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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Anemia increases 5 per cent in Bengaluru girls in 15-19 age group

Vitamin B12, iron deficiency is leading cause Anemia cases have increased in girls aged between 15 and 19 in Bengaluru over the years.  According to the fifth National Family Health Survey (NFHS),  45.1 per cent of girls in this age group have anemia. among these girls, an increase of almost 5 per cent since NFHS-4. Hetesvi […]

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‘We will give a 0% govt’: Kejriwal promises a graft-free Karnataka

Kodihalli faction of KRRS merges with AAP  Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday promised to free Karnataka of corruption. Addressing a rally of more than 40,000 farmers and AAP members from various districts of Karnataka, he said: “We have performed well in Delhi and Punjab. Now I want to form a government in Karnataka.” Kejriwal […]

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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. But masks […]

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BJP man who said Eshwarappa takes kickbacks kills himself

Whatsapp note requests Modi, BSY to take care of his family By Saumyangi Yadav and Shristi Achar A. Santosh Patil, a Belagavi-based BJP worker and contractor, allegedly died by suicide on Tuesday, a Deccan Herald report said. Patil had been in the public eye after he accused panchayat raj and rural development minister K.S. Eshwarappa of […]

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Heavy rain shows the red signal to construction of Metro Yellow line

Residents and vendors facing difficulties The construction of the Yellow line of Namma Metro has slowed down again in the past few days due to heavy rain and waterlogging. Ravi S., who works as a welder on a contract basis for BMRCL, informed The Observer: “The construction had been going at a good pace for the […]

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K’taka pupils hold mixed opinion on test for central universities

Many say UGC mandate will bring relief Tension is written on the faces of students sitting in front of computer screens with MCQs. The pressure of scoring good grades is clearly visible as they look at the clock at regular intervals. Their parents stand outside, waiting for them to narrate how it went. Such is […]

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Sex workers struggle to repay loans taken at exorbitant rates

Are forced to pay interest at 20% a month Sex workers in Bengaluru are struggling to repay loans they took during the pandemic. High interest rates and few clients have made it difficult for them, they say. Every business was adversely affected when the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country in March 2020. Sex workers were the worst […]

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BJP got mutts’ blessings, now takes bribes from them: Congress

KPCC general secretary S. Manohar on April 25 accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of corruption and asked him to disclose the amount of bribe collected in the 30 per cent and 40 per cent scams under the BJP government. Participating in a protest against BJP at Congress Bhavan, he said: “The same government that got […]

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