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#India – Graziers protest land diversion

Author(s): M Suchitra, Down to Earth Aug 31, 2013 | The last remaining contiguous grasslands in Karnataka diverted for development People affected by diversion protest with their sheep outside DC’s office (Photo: Vivek Muthuramalingam) ON JULY 25, the office of the… Continue Reading →

#India – Every Move She Makes. They’ll Be Watching Her #moralpolicing #Vaw

Rising hemlines lead to rising TRPs. Aradhna Wal examines a commercial news industry committed to sleaze, to lechery and to shaming young women There’s something rotten in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. And it seems the Kannada and Telugu news channels have identified… Continue Reading →

#India- Grassland fodder for development in Karnataka #WTFnews

Karnataka’s cattle farmers protest the allotment of 12,000 acres of traditional grazing land for defence, nuclear and other projects. Imran Khan reports Imran Khan June 28, 2013 Lifeline The Amrit Mahal Kavals are critical to the livelihood of the local pastoral community Photo: Vivek Muthuramalingam… Continue Reading →

A Conversation With: Journalist Naveen Soorinje

By ROHINI MOHAN Courtesy of Daya KukkajeNaveen Soorinje. On July 28, 2012, Naveen Soorinje, a journalist with the Kannada television network Kasturi Newz 24 in Mangalore, Karnataka, covered an attack by a mob from the right-wing group Hindu Jagarana Vedike on… Continue Reading →

#India – Mining scam in Karnataka keeps getting bigger

BANGALORE, June 17, 2013 Sudipto Mondal, The Hindu  The Hindu Karnataka government lost Rs. 2000 crore in Commercial Taxes. File photo The epic proportions of the illegal mining scam that was uncovered by the Karnataka Lokayukta in its 2011 report may actually… Continue Reading →

Water -Not Worth The Parchment? Many A Slip To The Sip

NARENDRA BISHT GOVERNANCE: WATER SUPPLY Not Worth The Parchment? All the contracts are generous, but privatised water hasn’t really got our cities overflowing with joy LOLA NAYAR , Oulook Magazine Many A Slip To The Sip 30 Number of Indian cities where… Continue Reading →

Mangalore : Govt drops all charges against journalist Soorinje #goodnews

      Mangalore: June 14; The State Government has dropped all charges against journalist Naveen Soorinje in connection with the Morning Mist home stay attack Recently The Visual Media Journalists Association of Dakshina Kannada district had submitted a memorandum to… Continue Reading →

Karnataka: 63 percent prisoners in state are under-trials

By Newzfirst Bureau 6/5/13  Delhi/Bangalore – More than 60 percent of the prisoners in various jails across Karnataka state are under-trials. This information was Wednesday given by the State’s chief minister Siddaramaiah in the Chief Ministers’ Conference regarding Internal Security… Continue Reading →

#India – Even LPG cash transfer faces #Aadhaar problem #UID

Pranav Nambiar P Thursday, May 30, 2013 , FE New Delhi : In the 20 districts selected for the first phase of the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme roll-out starting June 1, not even one out of five households is… Continue Reading →

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