Bangaloreans reading this article may have felt the pain of the downturn, but access to job opportunities and benefits like insurance are things we still take for granted. But what about our cooks, maids, plumbers, construction workers and others? Here’s what we found out.
Shopkeepers in JP Nagar complain about the micro extortion they are facing from eunuchs. But members of the hijra community say there are both good and bad people among them and ask the public not treat them as outcasts.
As the economic downturn rages through several industries in Bengaluru, Citizen Matters finds out how people’s lives are being impacted, what options they have and what measures they are taking to cope.
Empty billboards are dotting Bengaluru’s skyline. While some say this is because of the economic crisis, others say it is all just in the mind. Will the coming financial year see a change or is this trend here to stay for a while?