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Bembala : being there for a survivor

Bembala Center at Vydehi Hospital When we offered the first learning event on why women and child survivors of violence need a safe space to reach out for support, we faced a room filled with strangers. Little did we imagine the heartwarming response and the coming together of so many of these strangers as volunteers […]

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BEMBALA : Support for women and children survivors of violence

The alarming rise of violence against women and children is a critical concern for Bangalore today. Whitefield Rising in an effort to address this issue supported a new initiative “Bembala” which is striving to provide support for women and children survivors of violence and an event was hosted with the venue support of Kalaari Capital […]

Ward level issues

Ward Specific Issues: 54 – Hoodi: http://www.risingcitizen.org/wiki/Hoodi_Ward 82 – Garudacharpalya: http://www.risingcitizen.org/wiki/Garudacharpalya_Ward 83 – Kadugodi: http://www.risingcitizen.org/wiki/Kadugodi_Ward 84 – Hagadur: http://www.risingcitizen.org/wiki/Hagadur_Ward 85 – Doddanekundi:http://www.risingcitizen.org/wiki/Doddanekundi_Ward 86 – Marathahalli:http://www.risingcitizen.org/wiki/Marathahalli_Ward 149 – Varthur: http://www.risingcitizen.org/wiki/Varthur_Ward 150 – Bellandur: http://www.risingcitizen.org/wiki/Bellandur_Ward

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NGT visits Varthur Lake

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) team visited Varthur Lake amid froth and stink this morning and were flabbergasted by the destruction brought about in the lake. They questioned Minor Irrigation (MI) dept officials on the need to build a road within the lake to put in a pipeline for taking treated water to Kolar, at […]

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Voter’s Journey

Experience and message from Rajput Arpit on his journey in getting his voter id card and why it is important to register and vote! “Hi folks Happy New Year I am going to share a wonderful, one of the BEST experiences of my life journey. It was the month of August when I came to […]

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HC notice to Election Commission over missing names in electoral rolls

Today is a landmark day for Whitefield residents. The High Court has ordered the Karnataka Government, Chief Electoral Officer-Karnataka and Election Commission of India (ECI) in response to a PIL where the petitioners raised several grievances relating to registration of voters  in Mahadevapura assembly constituency. Read more about it in these newspapers. Times of India […]

Whitefield Rising Trust accounts 2016-17

A.Y. 2017-2018 Name               : Whitefield Rising Trust Previous Year : 2016-2017 PAN                : AAATW 3577 G Ward/Circle    : ITO Exemptions 1, Bangalore Status             : Trust D. O. F.   : 20-May-2015 Statement of Income Rs. Rs. Rs. Taxable Income u/s 11 to 13 1 0 n Total Income 0 TDS 2 4,500 Total prepaid taxes 4,500 […]