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7 May 20
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The Karnataka government, facing criticism for its action of stopping migrant workers from leaving for their hometowns, has finally agreed to resume train services.

"Karnataka to resume trains for workers": bit.ly/2znjBFB
The decision was taken after thousands of workers chose to take the extreme step of walking home, in the absence of trains.

@pushkarv caught up with a few workers on the highway on Thursday.

"Allow us to go home": bit.ly/35ISfWD
While the government initially blustered and said that no workers were forced to stay, many termed this a violation of their fundamental rights.

Violation of fundamental rights: bit.ly/35FduIU
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5 Mar 20
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#KarnatakaBudget2020: Sector-wise highlights.

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Agriculture and allied activities:

1. New agricultural policy

2.. Jalagrama calendar for every district for purposes of the water budget.

3. Rs. 1,500 crore to Yettinahole project in the year 2020-21.

4. Karnataka Matsya Vikasa Yojane to encourage adoption of new fishing tech
#BudgetWithDH |

Welfare:

1. 25% of seats to students of the same taluk in residential schools of Karnataka residential educational institutions society.

2. Loans to unemployed youth of SC/ST communities to purchase vehicles.
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