Bengaluru Matters Radio Show – Episode 24

July 29, 2017 Radio Active 90.4MHz 1

This week we bring to you Dr Sylvia Karpagam a doctor working on public health issues, listen to her speak about the new amendments proposed in health sector by the Karnataka government and Nalini Shekhar, founder of Hasiru Dala, who talks about how the newly introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST) has affected the economy of recycling. »


Dear govt, open up governance data, we need informed debates

July 27, 2017 Shree D N 0

It’s time for open data on Karnataka assembly to analyse MLA performances. The government needs to digitise the data and put it in the public domain, to trigger informed debates. Else, public discourse will cover flags, religion and communal issues during elections, neglecting performances of elected representatives. »


Bengaluru Matters Radio Show – Episode 23

July 22, 2017 Radio Active 90.4MHz 0

This week we bring to you two important issues in Bengaluru. One is the sorry state in which low-income people evicted in 2013 from the old EWS quarters in Ejipura continue to live. Another story is about voter registrations in Bengaluru and the anomalies that one can find in the registrations. »


My Dress is My Identity

July 20, 2017 Radio Active 90.4MHz 0

Kong Tailin Lyngdoh, a Khasi lady from Meghalaya, was asked to leave a golf club in Delhi for wearing her traditional dress. She was told that she looked like a Nepali and that her dress »