Mysuru Road is a nightmare for pedestrians, 2-wheeler riders

Potholed road is now slippery following rain People walking on Mysuru Road feel they will be blown away when heavy vehicles speed by them. As vulnerable as the pedestrians are riders of two-wheelers who struggle to not get hit by buses and trucks on  the road, now slippery following continuous rain. On Wednesday, a two-wheeler […]

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Growing cyber threats worry youngsters

Say awareness  various threats is required An increase in cyber terrorism in the country has left Bengaluru’s youngsters worried. India is among the top five nations in Asia that have received cyber security threats.  Cyber terrorism refers to mainly the use of the Internet and information technology to spread fear in society. According to a […]

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Dangling wires and cables agitate Bengalureans

They destroy the beauty of the place, say pedestrians By Tina Freese Loose hanging wires on the Infantry Road footpath are troubling pedestrians. They are demanding swift action from authorities. Rakesh Menon, 35, informed The Observer: “These wires have been here forever now. It is a nuisance to walk on this footpath. Firstly, it is broken […]

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Katik community demands SC status, stages protest

Members say they get no government support Members of Karnataka’s Katikcommunity on Tuesday staged a protest demanding their inclusion in the list of Scheduled Castes. R.K. Siddaramanna, former MLC and chief convener of Sanchalana Samaj, an organizationthat helps the Katiks,said: “Our demand is that they give us SC status and all the benefits that come […]

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Janata Party demands probe into Yatnal’s claim

Hails Kejriwal, hints at tie-up  with AAP The Janata Party has demanded a criminal investigation against Vijayapura MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal if his allegations of bribery turn out to be false. The party has submitted a letter to the Uplokayukta chief B. S. Patil demanding an inquiry. Yatnal had claimed that he was offered the […]

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Transport staff stage protest for a pay hike

Members of the Akhila Karnataka Rajya Raste Sarige Nowkarara Mahamandali protested on Tuesday at Freedom Park, Bengaluru, demanding a  hike in the wages of state transport workers.  B. Jayadev Rajarasa, secretary general of the Mahamandali, informed The Observer: “We want the government to revise the wages. It has not been done since 2020. They claim […]

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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 organisation; it is a banned organisation. It has no business commenting on our country’s internal affairs.… We condemn the statements of the organisation,” AICC general secretary […]

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Congress says BJP-JD(S) pact for MLC polls doesn’t bother it

Leaders claim Congress will win the polls The Congress is not worried by any BJP-JD(S) alliance ahead of the legislative council elections, Youth Congress leaders said on Wednesday. Surbhi Dwivedi, National Secretary of the Youth Congress, informed The Observer: “The JD(S) has fallen prey to it (BJP). No one has suffered because of it except the […]

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DSS to celebrate B.R Ambedkar’s death anniversary unanimously

Warn against disruptions The Dalit Sangharsha Samiti, on Tuesday, announced that they will be celebrating the 65th death anniversary of Dr B.R Ambedkar on  December 6.  DSS President H. Marappa made the announcement at a press conference at the Press Club of Bengaluru today. “We have called this press conference to let people know that […]

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