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Category: Informal Economy
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Evictions: The harsh reality of migrants in Bengaluru’s slums 18.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Close to 5,000 migrant workers living in slums are in the threat of getting evicted, while the court is not yet convinced that they should be. What is it all about? A series on migration begins with this article.
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Celebrating Freedom, LGBTQ Community Take Out Pride Parade In Bengaluru 9.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
It was a hot December afternoon but that did not stop hundreds of people from participating in Bengaluru's Pride March on Sunday. Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or LGBTQ community...
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‘Spend on education, health and environment, not on elevated corridors’ 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Public health experts, educationists, environmentalists and many citizens from Bengaluru concerned about government's decision on elevated corridors got together to discuss the issue, under Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike platform.
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A new single by writer Zac O’Yeah’s Ändå pop collective finds a spot on a music chart 19.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The single ‘Hey’ is about how ‘people are all doomed to die’.
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In documentary ‘Good Guy, Bad Guy’, a rag-picker, a jail sentence and movie dreams 14.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Indu Krishnan’s film explores Bangalore through the hunt for Zakhir, a street dweller jailed in a murder case.
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Meet the Aadhaar naysayers, whose objection is that the system takes power away from the people 14.11.2018 Scroll.in
NS Ramnath and Charles Assisi’s ‘The Aadhaar Effect’ address some of the questions that users of the national identification project need answered.
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DRI seizes 100 kg smuggled gold within 48 hours 28.10.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Oct 27 (ANI): In a major crackdown on organised crime syndicates involved in smuggling of gold into India, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has, in a series of operations in
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Forever young: Indian football’s age-old problem isn’t going away anytime soon 17.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Gaurav Mukhi’s goal against Bengaluru may have raised questions, but deeper introspection is required on the subject of age fraud.
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Bengaluru: Jagriti Theatre forced to postpone play after threats by religious groups 13.10.2018 Scroll.in
The theatre said the play, titled ‘Shiva’, addresses discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and/or intersex community.
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Naribai: a monologue that explores what respectability is 11.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The play did not have a brochure - it was a one-woman production, and the brochure didn't really mean anything.
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Authorities turn a blind eye to Panathur road even after two deaths 2.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Watching Panathur converting itself into a Bermuda triangle is not a good sight for its residents.
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Paytm Drives UPI adoption further; over 5 Mn offline merchants accept UPI payments 25.9.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Sep 25 (ANI): Paytm on Tuesday announced that over 5 million offline merchants out of its 9 million merchant-base now accept UPI-based payments.
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These social ventures are re-inventing recycling, re-using and reduction of waste in Whitefield 20.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
What happens when a community becomes aware of the problems of generating excess waste and hoarding unwanted things? Renting, selling, upcycling - there are many ways to deal with it, and they will all be explored. An enterprising story from Whitefield.
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Bees Saal Baad: Down memory lane with the organisers of India’s first Gay Rights Symposium 14.9.2018 Citizen Matters
In the wake of the historic Supreme Court judgment decriminalising homosexuality, we speak to Arvind Narrain and Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte, who organised a gay rights seminar in the city way back in 1998, while they were still students at National Law School, Bangalore.
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Meet Maya, the Queen of Love 11.9.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'People don't like me wearing saris. But I am an Indian drag queen. I will wear a sari.'
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Waiting to dance: What the queer community and supporters anticipate after Sec 377 verdict 10.9.2018 Citizen Matters
The LGBTQ+ community in India and all those who stand for their rights have been celebrating the SC verdict decriminalizing consensual homosexual acts. Amid the jubilation, we listen in to a few voices from the ground on what this landmark judgment really means for the people.
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IITians Who Fought Against Section 377 Celebrate "Empowering" Judgement 9.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Tanveen Kaur Randhawa was in her laboratory at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru when the Supreme Court pronounced its judgement striking down article 377, the colonial-era law that banned...
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Gay rights rule change sets up cultural battle in conservative India 7.9.2018 Reuters: Top News
When R. Balaji, a 30-year-old gay man from India's IT hub Bengaluru, comes up for white-collar job interviews, recruiters are initially enthusiastic.
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A Drag Queen And Corporate Employee, Alex Mathew's Life Post Section 377 7.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Twenty nine-year-old Alex Mathew was rejected when he first tried to get into theatre. "My femininity was an issue - and also my thick Mallu (Malayali) accent!" said Alex in an interview to NDTV.
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'We are not fighting for sex, but for love' 7.9.2018 Rediff: News
'If people understand the love between boy-boy, girl-girl or transgenders, then that is the first great step for society to change.'
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