Implementation of a single health programme such the Universal Health Coverage cannot overcome the challenges of weak governance, lack of accountability and poor implementation.
Three brothers died in July and while the ration dealer says their family was not given rations because they did not have Aadhaar cards, the authorities have blamed alcoholism and not starvation for their deaths.
State assembly speaker K.B. Koliwad has denied that he made any such proposal.
One of the activists said she suspected that the police were involved in the attack as well, but officers rejected her allegation.
“Gauri Lankesh has been a symbol of the struggle to practice journalism fearlessly and raise a voice for the underprivileged. Her loss to journalism and to society is irreparable.”
Gauri Lankesh was the key brain for the impetus to give Lingayat’s separate religion status. Perhaps that is why she had to lay down her life.
“I want to salute all those who expose fake news. I wish there were more of them.”
While the Veerashaivas emerged in opposition to dominant Brahmanical Hindu traditions, in more recent times they haven’t asserted their dissensions.
The Congress’s backing of the demand is being seen as an attempt to woo Lingayat votes and undercut the BJP’s push for Hindu consolidation.
Nagi Shiva, a domestic worker from Lokkere village, lets us into her remote world on the edge of Bandipur National Park in Karnataka.
The fault lines of the flag debate lie in the imperfections of Karnataka’s cultural and emotional integration. By dialling back, the Congress is avoiding a self-goal.
The charge of sedition slapped by the Madhya Pradesh police on 15 men for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory in a cricket match suggests lessons have not been learnt from the apex court order.
Besides the jail term, the speaker, K.B. Koliwad, also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of them.
Residents and activists took to the streets to protest against the destruction of their land caused by “illegal” developmental work.
A compilation of important labour developments from around the world.
The construction of a multi-purpose estuarine port in the Aghanashini – one Karnataka’s last free-flowing rivers – will result in damage to the ecosystem and the loss of traditional livelihoods.
Abdul Khadar of Karnataka was awarded by the National Innovation Foundation for developing the device.
While farmers, researchers and activists want politicians to be more transparent and honest, the government continues to say due process will be followed in Neduvasal.
The deaths of tigers and other wildlife have brought to the forefront a situation where the ‘management’ of one animal leads to the accidental deaths of another.
The company, however, has not finalised a deal or memorandum of understanding with the Karnataka government, a source familiar with the matter claims.
Demands are growing in coastal Karnataka for the revival of kambala, the buffalo race which has feudalism stamped all over.
Growing animosity against the Centre in Tamil Nadu has taken the form of anger against the prime minister, which many allege has not received its due share of media coverage.
Despite the uncertainty about the political impact of note ban, the party holds an advantage for several reasons, including its strong track record of capitalising on crises within regional parties.
A daily round-up of the human impact of demonetisation.
Dented, Painted, Sexists – G. Parameshwar, Abu Azmi Join Long List of Politicians Who Run Down Women
Their statements after the the alleged New Year’s Eve attacks on women in Bengaluru’s M.G. Road proved that 2017 is not the year Indian politicians stop being sexist.
Discussions on culling had moments that were difficult to comprehend – especially since India claims to be a leader of wildlife research in the region.
Forced to cancel a major cultural event, the Thadou have been made to feel like outsiders in their own country.
Struggling to improve yield levels with traditional methods at his coffee plantation, Hoysala found great success with technological innovations.
The agency placed the seven middlemen – including the relative of a government official – under arrest on Monday under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
A reporter recalls her interactions with the late Jayalalithaa, including the chief minister’s encounter with former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee over the Cauvery issue.
A subaltern community with a gender-fluid identity, jogappas receive social reverence but have few economic opportunities.
The third edition of the biennale will kick off on December 12 in Kerala.
The government has ordered banks to open accounts for all tea garden labourers by December 5 so that wages can be transferred into accounts, but owners and labour unions think this is an impossible task.
An extract from Kate Brittlebank’s Tiger: The Life of Tipu Sultan.
The point of the protest was to give fundamentalists a serious message – that Dalit women will not stay silent about caste atrocities any longer.
Water privatisation has a history of failure in India. Why are we still engaging private operators to manage our waters?
Of the 1.75 crore applications filed since 2005, a whopping 65.43% were submitted to the Centre, Maharashtra and Karnataka, while Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh received just over 4%.
As the Challakere kavals are turned into a strategic research complex, hard questions remain about whom these grasslands belong to – and what they really are.
Asking the apex court to recall its order, the Centre said it would set up a technical team to assess the ground realities of the Karnataka-Tamil Nadu water dispute.
Particle physicist D. Indumathi talks about how she became a scientist, the challenges Indian scientists face and much more.