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Category: Informal Economy
Last updated: Aug 23 2019 11:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In charts: Water is more expensive for the poor than the rich – a new report calculates by how much 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The report looks at water affordability in 15 cities, two of them in India.
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Where cars are king and pedestrians their slaves 17.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Thanks to lack of political will and unfortunate US-style aspiration, we have arrived at a sad state of affairs as far as urban mobility is concerned. In this first of a four-part series, the author explains the latent inequality and hierarchy in our city streets.
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Here’s how you can donate food in Bengaluru 12.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
If you want to help feed the hungry in Bengaluru, you have several options - asking volunteer networks to pick up excess food, donating dry rations to an organisation, or even becoming a volunteer yourself.
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Are Indian cities a new Lilliput in the making? 6.8.2019 Citizen Matters
India has the largest number of 'stunted' children in the world according to the global Global Nutrition Report. And contrary to what many think, they are not only to be found in rural or remote areas. One in four children under five years have stunted growth in our cities, with even the capital Delhi showing alarming rates.
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‘Peeda’: What urban villagers in Noida claim to have got in return for the lands they gave up 3.8.2019 Citizen Matters
A team of researchers met villagers and activists engaged in anindefinite dharna at the marble market site in Noida’s Sector 48. Here are the stories that the protesters shared as they explained their anger and grief.
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First LGBTI job fair held in India after gay ban lifted 12.7.2019 Reuters: Top News
An LGBTI job fair, billed by organisers as the first such event in India, attracted more than 250 people on Friday looking for employment with companies including Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber.
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Residential areas illegally commercialised, JP Nagar-ites protest 12.7.2019 Citizen Matters
The area around 24th Main road in JP Nagar is to be largely used for residential purposes, as per the city's Revised Master Plan (RMP 2015). But illegal commercialisation, and that too without adequate parking facilities, has made life here a nightmare for residents
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As diabetes spreads among India’s urban poor, it could be pushing them over the edge 7.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The recent homicide and attempted suicide by a man in Delhi’s Mehrauli are a reminder of how lifestyle diseases are no longer an affliction of the rich.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Fine on garbage rule violators? | Plans to identify school dropouts | Varsity focus on green education…and more 6.7.2019 Citizen Matters
What's likely to come up in the state-level SWM Policy being prepared by the Urban Development Department? How can we ascertain the level of school dropouts in the city more accurately? What do street vendors want from the BBMP? This and more in our weekly news round-up
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Bengaluru’s street vendors: A vibrant community deprived of rights 28.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Carts of street food that offer a quick snack, little stalls selling just what you were looking for - street vendors are an integral part of life in Bengaluru. But why isn't the government implementing the law that upholds their right to work?
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6 Best Asian Restaurants In Bengaluru That You Cannot Afford To Miss 25.6.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
Asian cuisine has a lot of variety to offer. There are multiple fine dining restaurants which specialise in Asian food. We have curated a list of all the best restaurants that you must try if you...
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Bengaluru: Three workers dead as under-construction water tank collapses 17.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Over 20 workers were injured and 10 people are suspected to still be trapped.
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How Bengaluru’s action plan proposes to beat air pollution 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, a 44-point mega action plan was drafted to tackle air pollution in Bengaluru. The plan assigns tasks to multiple government agencies, to be completed in a time frame. Read more for details of the plan
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To beat air pollution, redesign Bengaluru’s action plan 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
A 44-point action plan was proposed recently to improve Bengaluru's air quality. But the actions proposed are ineffective and undemocratic, opines the author
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This novel about women fighting the demolition of their slum is a story of friendship and resilience 25.5.2019 Scroll.in
Mathangi Subramanian’s ‘A People’s History of Heaven’ is set in a fictional slum in Bengaluru.
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Three arrested for gang rape of transgender in Bengaluru 21.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Three arrested for gang rape of transgender in Bengaluru
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Vidya Balan to play ace mathematician Shakuntala Devi in biopic 8.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Directed by Anu Menon and produced by Abundantia Entertainment.
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Allegations against CJI: Over 250 women ask Supreme Court to conduct fair and impartial inquiry 24.4.2019 Scroll.in
In a letter to the top court, the signatories said Ranjan Gogoi should refrain from transacting official duties till the investigation against him is over.
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Lawyers Menaka Guruswamy, Arundhati Katju In Time's 100 Most Influential 18.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The TIME magazine in its list of 100 most influential people of 2019 has included two Indian women lawyers -- Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju -- who spearheaded the legal challenge to strike down...
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SpiceJet says taking measures to deal with capacity crunch 18.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
SpiceJet Ltd Chairman Ajay Singh said on Thursday the budget airline was taking "all possible proactive measures" to deal with capacity reduction in the aviation industry, a day after rival Jet Airways Ltd was forced to ground all flights as it ran out of ...
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