Pourakarmika(Search results - 39)
Coronavirus India20, May 2020, 3:35 PM
COVID-19: Who is dealing with 2,900kg waste produced from 15 quarantine centres in Bengaluru?
Realising that dealing with bio medical waste from 15 quarantine centres will be inviting doomsday, the BBMP made arrangements to safely collect and incinerate the waste. As pourakarmikas are vulnerable, the decision of allowing only specific agencies to deal with it has ensured the workers remain safe.
Coronavirus India6, May 2020, 12:37 PM
Cubbon Park pourakarmikas and guards provided grocery kits for regular maintenance during lockdown
The pourakarmikas and guards at Cubbon Park had no liberty to skip work and stay indoors during lockdown as their service was important for maintenance of the park. From cleaning to watering plants, the poor staff did it without taking a break despite hurdles.
India19, Feb 2020, 7:19 PM
Bengaluru: BBMP pourakarmikas get free houses; promise fulfilled partially
BBMP pourakarmikas who were promised free homes during former CM Siddaramaiah's term under Gruha Bhagya, realised their dream as BBMP handed over documents and keys to 60 workers. The palike will hand over flats to beneficiaries, stage-wise.
India13, Dec 2019, 1:39 PM
Bengaluru municipality worker assaulted: Garbage crisis to worsen in city again
Bengaluru may start to reek of piled up garbage again as BBMP pourakarmikas have decided to protest and stop collecting garbage following an alleged assault on one among their group. A BBMP marshal allegedly attacked a supervisor with a stick over a trivial matter this morning.
NEWS10, Jul 2019, 6:54 PM
Bengaluru Night Cap: From pourakarmikas to liquor dealers’ protest
Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun adjourned the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Council after Congress-JD(S) councillors stormed the well accusing the BJP of "horse-trading".
NEWS10, Jul 2019, 3:55 PM
Bengaluru: Pourakarmikas protest after ‘offensive statement’ by official
Pourakarmikas staged a protest near Bengaluru’s KR Market on Tuesday after assistant conservator of forests Harshvardhan PN made an “offensive statement”. The protest was called off after the official apologised
NEWS4, Jun 2019, 6:32 PM
Bengaluru: Engineer devises 'iCleanX' for litter-free Bengaluru roads
While several pourakarmikas working in Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) struggle to sweep roads along with the pushcarts loaded with litter and garbage, a mechanical engineer in Bengaluru, Karnataka has designed "iCleanX" a pushcart that helps ease their work
INDIA19, Mar 2019, 12:59 PM
Indira Canteen serves substandard quality food: Ramaiah Laboratory
The Indira Canteen, built to serve food for a reasonable price, is now under scrutiny after food samples were found contaminated. BJP councillor Umesh Shetty has brought the matter to light while the Congress-led BBMP denies it blatantly.
NEWS15, Jan 2019, 12:14 PM
Sankranti: Actress Tara celebrates Pongal with BBMP pourakarmikas
Actress and BJP leader Tara Anuradha celebrated Sankranti in a different way by cooking Pongal along with BBMP conservancy workers and distributed sarees to them.
Karnataka1, Aug 2018, 9:21 AM
BBMP Pourakarmika Subramani's family receive Rs 2 lakh cash from JD(S) leader Imran Pasha
BBMP Pourakarmika Subramani's family was paid Rs two lakh cash by BBMP Corporator from JDS party Imran Pasha.
Karnataka10, Jul 2018, 9:10 AM
Pourakarmikas protest in front of panchayat office with musical instruments
The Pourakarmikas took up a unique way to protest in front of the Savanur town Panchayat office
8, Apr 2018, 4:24 PM
Karnataka Assembly Election: Rahul Gandhi in Bengaluru, interacts with pourakarmikas
Karnataka Assembly Election: Congress president Rahul Gandhi began his 6th leg of campaigning in poll-bound Karnataka. After travelling through Kolar and Chikkaballapura, he met several BBMP Pourakarmikas on Sunday, April 8 in Bengaluru. Around 150 pourakarmikas from the BBMP’s West zone had gathered at Sheshadripuram and praised Congress for increasing their salaries and PF, ESI benefits.