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Protest watch: Digvijaya Singh visits Shaheen Bagh even as police again urge protestors to disperse 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Meanwhile, former Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung, joined a sit-in outside Jamia Millia Islamia University.
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Bengaluru: Demolition of huts of ‘illegal Bangladeshis’ was unauthorised, says civic body 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
The people who lost their homes over the weekend were from various parts of Karnataka and North India.
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Protest watch: Hundreds march from Jamia to Shaheen Bagh seeking CAA reversal, clashes erupt in MP 20.1.2020 Scroll.in
Meanwhile, protests against the citizenship law were also held in different US cities on Sunday.
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Three pointers to ensure speedy justice in sexual assault cases 18.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Perpetrators in rape cases often enjoy impunity, or take years to be brought to justice as in the Nirbhaya case. We need better policing and judicial systems to change this
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Bengaluru Police Form All Women Bike Team To Promote Female Safety 16.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
Bengaluru police formed an all women police motorcycle brigade 'We for Women' aimed at making the city a safe place for women and children.
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Why ‘Fast Track Courts’ have been slow to ensure justice for women and children 16.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The main intent behind the setting up of Fast Track Courts was to speed up trials and decide cases relating to serious crimes, especially against women and children. In most states, however, these have failed to achieve anything. A look at the reasons behind such failure.
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Helplines for women in Bengaluru: Call for rescue, shelter, legal aid and more 15.1.2020 Citizen Matters
If a woman suffers from domestic violence or sexual violence, what options does she have? Here is a list of helplines that offer crisis intervention, shelter, medical and legal aid, and so on
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Would your kids like to visit Prani? 15.1.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
Prani is both a home for rescued animals and a habitat classroom for kids.
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In a Bengaluru polarised by religion, simple acts have far-reaching consequences in this novel 14.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
An excerpt from Priya Balasubramanian’s debut novel ‘The Alchemy Of Secrets’.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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In 'favourable' poll season, progeny of Congress netas make beeline for tickets 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bangalore/New Delhi, In the run up to the crucial polls in Karnataka wherein poll pundits rate. Congress in an 'advantage' stage, the progeny of netas are eyeing party tickets and among those who are likely to be obliged include Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son Dr Yathindra. In fact, grapevine is once it was made clear that Siddaramaiah will be given "almost a free hand" in chalking out party's poll strategy and also be the 'face' of the party, the Chief Minister had made it clear that his seat Varuna should go to his son and that he would move to Chamundeshwari. Dr Yathindra, who ran a pathology lab, is actually only a reluctant entrant to politics and plunged into it after his elder brother Rakesh Siddaramaiah, the eldest son of Chief Minister, died of multi-organ failure in Belgium in 2016. Among others, Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy is keen to field his daughter Sowmya Reddy from Jayanagar while Public Works Minister HC Mahadevappa wants that his seat T Narsipur goes to his son Sunil Bose. But ...
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Education startup Byju's to add Tiger Global as investor 10.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
India's Byju's, which offers a mobile app that tutors children, said on Friday is raising an undisclosed sum from U.S. investment firm Tiger Global Management as it looks to fund an expansion into vernacular languages and online ...
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Watch: How women in Bengaluru and in New Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh are leading Citizenship Act protests 27.12.2019 Scroll.in
‘The amended Citizenship Act is divisive and if students are protesting, we should support them.’
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How the upcoming Satellite Town Ring Road will affect lives and livelihoods around Bengaluru 26.12.2019 Citizen Matters
The proposed Satellite Town Ring Road (STRR) will connect 12 major towns outside Bengaluru. It will trigger rapid changes in peri-urban areas in terms of occupation, land use and so on
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Fundraiser: School children sell paintings for battered puppies’ treatment 21.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ten days ago, miscreant children in Whitefield battered seven puppies. Only one of the puppies have survived. You can support this puppy's treatment by attending a fundraiser organised by Parikma school students
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Share your pothole woes, help hold BBMP accountable 13.12.2019 Citizen Matters
A PIL is ongoing in the High Court, that seeks to hold BBMP accountable for potholes. Send us details of potholes you know of, to help support this case
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From karate to pepper spray, sexual assaults prompt Indian women to fight back 9.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Indian karate teacher Monimala Halder took up the sport in her teens as a way to get fit. A few months ago, she and her sister used their skills to fend off two men on a motorcycle trying to grab them as they rode past.
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Tired of Delhi’s bad air, residents with means are moving to other cities and countries 5.12.2019 Scroll.in
Several families are willing to compromise on their careers in return for a healthier life for their children.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Drinking water contamination | Bus lane violators fined | Protest by Hulimavu flood-affected..and more 3.12.2019 Citizen Matters
After the recent BIS report, another study has found that drinking water in Bengaluru is severely contaminated. Read more on this and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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How to protect your child from sexual abuse 24.11.2019 Citizen Matters
November 20th, World Children's Day, marks the anniversary of UN's Declaration of the Rights of the Child. But how well-protected are our children from abuse, and how can we ensure their safety?
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