Valmikis seek higher reservation

Tina BENGALURU: The Karnataka Valmiki Nayaka Advocate Forum is agitating to increase the reservation for the Schedule Castes by 7% from the existing three per cent. Since 1956 there was reservation of 3% in Karnataka for the Schedule Castes. The population of people who were categorised as SC/STs back then was 165,000 but now, according... Continue Reading →

The Kashmir debate: from 1947 to AK 47

CAMPUS: The talk on “The Idea of India in Jammu And Kashmir” organised by the Department of Political Science on Thursday witnessed a diversity of opinions expressed by the panelists. The discussion involved the views on the possibilities of having a referendum in Kashmir and its relevance, the importance of Article 370 in Jammu and... Continue Reading →

KR Puram-Silk Board metro link urged

Pritica.N Bengaluru: Industrialists and civic conscious citizens have made a demand to Bengaluru Development Minister K J George to consider a metro link between K R Puram and Silk Board, to ease the traffic congestion. The original plan of  Namma Metro Phase II had only two metro lines, one 15.5 km line between Baiyappanahalli and... Continue Reading →

Pratibha contests enter fifth day

Madiha CAMPUS: Friday marked the fifth day of the Pratibha intra-collegiate fest with students running around to participate in and volunteer for various events. The Extempore debate took place in the UG quadrangle during the lunch break which gave the participants opportunity to play around with the theme of ‘Campus’.  Rahul Jain from 3rd year,... Continue Reading →

Parents protest fee hikes in private school

Aysha BENGALURU: Unhappy with the erratic increases in the fee structures in the unaided private schools in Bengaluru, a group of parents on Thursday staged a silent protest in the premises of a private unaided school. (cannot be disclosed (Vagdevi Vilas School) premises on Thursday. The fees at this popular and in-demand school in Marathahali... Continue Reading →

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