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Suresh Puduvettu

  • 34,594 kids suffer from malnutrition

    Think twice before wasting that extra helping of food. Recent government data paints a grim picture of malnutrition plaguing children. In the state, 34,594 children are suffering from severe malnutrition problems and 1,262 among them are from Bangalore. The highest number have been identified from...

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 4:10pm
  • 487 cases registered under POSCO Act

    After the implementation of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the state has seen 487 cases so far registered. Along with that, the government has setup 'Collaborative Child Response Units' in four private and one government hospitals in city to address the child abuse...

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 3:03pm
  • DH Shankarmurthy might lost chairman post in Legislative Council

    In a major political development in state, the ruling party Congress has planned to replace the chairman of legislative council, DH Shankarmurthy by moving a no-confidence resolution against him along with the support of JD(S). After the Congress MLA, Vijayanand Kashappanavar's alleged police...

    Monday, 7 July 2014 - 7:15am
  • Government to provide kerosense to BPL families through private bunks

    The state government plans to distribute kerosene to BPL (below poverty line) and Antyodaya ration card holders in the city through private bunks, keeping in line with a similar initiative in Chennai. Over one lakh BPL and Antyodaya card holders in the city would get their monthly supply of...

    Monday, 28 April 2014 - 6:15am
  • Honeymoon over, Siddu government should show results: SM Krishna

    Former external affairs minister and senior Congress leader SM Krishna, who has been maintaining a low profile since his exit from the UPA cabinet last year, spoke to Suresh Puduvettu of dna on a wide range of issues. He was forthright in his opinion when he was asked to comment on Siddramaiah's...

    Monday, 31 March 2014 - 6:45pm
  • As poll nears, parties scramble to hire helicopters for leaders forays

    Owners of helicopters are rubbing hands in glee as a bonanza is awaiting them over the next eight weeks that comprise the run-up period for the elections to the Lok Sabha. With the campaign period for elections to the Lok Sabha and assemblies being reduced from 21 days to 14 by the election...

    Friday, 7 March 2014 - 8:00am
  • The rising: Urban poor rush to access RTE for their kids

    From 1.4 lakh-odd applications last year, the demand for seats under RTE quota has crossed 3.6 lakh this year

    Wednesday, 5 March 2014 - 8:38pm
  • Ex-PM Deve Gowda to contest Lok Sabha polls again

    The JD(S) has finalised candidates for more than 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda, the sitting MP from Hassan, will contest the poll from his constituency this time too. In Shimoga, the party is contemplating to field former chief minister late S...

    Sunday, 2 March 2014 - 8:06pm
  • Raiders from autos: Travails of KSCPCR

    Members of child right’s body rely on autos, buses to conduct raids

    Friday, 28 February 2014 - 8:07pm
  • 'Idiots' have drafted the Lokayukta Bill: SR Hiremath

    Social activist SR Hiremath has urged the chief minister to order an investigation against the draft committee of the Lokayukta Bill 2014. Well, Hiremath says some “idiots” have drafted the bill. “The Lokayukta Bill 2014 is completely against the Lokayukta Act, 1984. The state have one of the best...

    Thursday, 27 February 2014 - 7:57pm