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Karnataka State launches Health Adalat

It will address health issues at the grassroots Karnataka became the first State in the country to launch a Health Adalat on Tuesday to address health issues at the grassroots and ensure all health facilities extended by the government reached… Continue Reading →

Karnataka – You could be in jail under the Goonda Act , even before committing crime #WTFnews

We the goondas By Shyam Prasad S, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Aug 4, 2014, You need not commit these ‘offences’. The govt has to just believe you are about to commit them You can now be arrested in Karnataka even before you commit… Continue Reading →

Karnataka – Encroachments on 2.04 lakh acres of forest land #WTFnews

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT   1 The areas include reserved and protected forest land Around 2,04,442.16 acres of forest land in the State has been encroached upon, said Minister for Forests B. Ramanath Rai. Replying to Janata Dal (Secular) member K.M. Shivalinge… Continue Reading →

Karnataka Govt Quietly Scraps Green Panel #WTFnews

By Express News Service BANGALORE: Industrial, infrastructure, mining and biotech projects can now be approved without any review of their environmental impact, activists fear, as the Karnataka government has scrapped the State Environmental Clearance Committee (SCEE). In a February order, the… Continue Reading →

Scholarships: Aadhaar Not Required in Karnataka #Goodnews #UID

By Express News Service – BANGALORE Last Updated: 21st February 2014 10:33 AM The government on Thursday announced that it had withdrawn two criteria, including possession of Aadhaar cards, it had imposed on students to avail of scholarships following Opposition protests… Continue Reading →

Mining probe may singe media houses

With the Karnataka government setting up an SIT to probe illegal mining, some media houses may feel the heat. Imran Khan reports Imran Khan 2014-02-22 , Issue 8 Volume 11   Ravaged earth Illegal mining in Bellary had huge ecological and political costs,… Continue Reading →

#India – Children of Tibetan refugees can now vote #goodnews

Written by Shalini Nair | Mumbai | February 11, 2014 2:31 am    The Election Commission (EC) has ordered all states to include children of Tibetan refugees in the electoral list. This is for the first time in 55 years that voting… Continue Reading →

NHRC notice to Karnataka DG Prisons on non-release of prisoners

  SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, The Hindu   The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices, returnable in 15 days, to the Director General of Prisons of Karnataka and the Gulbarga Central Jail Superintendent, seeking reports on the allegations of non-release… Continue Reading →

#India -‘Tribunal order staying development on Karnataka grasslands ignored’ #WTFnews

Author(s): M Suchitra [1] Issue Date: 2013-10-1 Environment ministry asked to filed response on Amrit Mahal Kaval allotments by end of this month or pay penalty The National Green Tribunal (South Zone) in Chennai has directed the Union Ministry of Environment… Continue Reading →

#India – Theatre Person and author arrested for writing a book #FOE #WTFnews

‘I Did Not Expect To Be Arrested For Writing A Book’ The Karnataka Police, bowing to pressure from right-wing Hindutva organisations, arrested theatre person, artist and writer Yogesh Master from his residence on 29 August for allegedly controversial remarks against… Continue Reading →

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