BMTC, help Bengaluru with more routes and frequency
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BMTC needs to go beyond citizen outreach and social media communication to fix the root problems that hinder the efficiency. Data can help do this.

1 Shree D N, May 26 2017
Check the waste collection microplan for your ward here
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List of wardwise BBMP microplan/autoblock data for Bengaluru.

Nishanth C, May 25 2017
One year later, BMTC's ITS continues to disappoint
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After an year of its launch, BMTC’s ITS system continues to be bug-ridden and not-so-useful. Shouldn’t the BMTC redeem itself by fixing the app and making it functional?

1 News Desk, May 24 2017
Of rescue, adoption and taking care of animals
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Working closely with animals in need is extremely rewarding. Every rescue and every adoption is an achievement for an animal rescuer. A typical day in the life of an animal rescuer, decoded.

Sanaya Katrak, May 22 2017
Waves of colours on fabrics
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Padmini Govind speaks about Tharangini - a textile unit started in Bengaluru in 1977.

Radio Active 90.4MHz, May 20 2017
A day in the life of a garbage collector
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No one wishes to immerse in the filth, but the job has to be done by someone. Despite the almost inhuman conditions and the lack of dignity, garbage collectors continue to do that job, due to financial compulsions.

1 Sanaya Katrak, May 18 2017
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BBMP rubbishes claims of problems in the online property tax system, says people didn't use the time given for correction of errors.

Akshatha M, May 30 2017
Public Messages

A ride in Bengaluru to campaign for awareness around menstruation
This is part of a global campaign to end myths, taboos and shame around menstruation and initiative targeted to educate rural girls and women in India on menstrual hygiene.
Pinky Chandran, May 25 2017
A people's school for quality education takes shape in Whitefield
What happens when the cost of education skyrockets and people become unhappy with the quality of education? Can a citizen-driven school come into existence? A story from Whitefield.
Abhilash M, Apr 19 2017
Sex workers demand decriminalisation of sex work, constituting welfare board
Sex workers have their own demands, but the government and the society are not sensitive towards them. They had to protest to draw the attention of the system.
Manohar Elavarthi, Mar 21 2017
Sections
Governance
Small_list_prop BBMP rubbishes claims of problems in the online property tax system, says people didn't use the time given for correction of errors.
Akshatha M, May 30 2017
Environment
Small_list_floral Bengaluru needs more and more such trees that bloom and help us forget our worries, says Deepa Mohan.
Deepa Mohan, May 17 2017
Children & Schooling
Small_list_citizen_gurukul_2 What happens when the cost of education skyrockets and people become unhappy with the quality of education? They start their own school!
Abhilash M, Apr 19 2017
People & Interviews
From growing up in a conservative family to researching on the Devadasi culture, Priya Dilip has come a long way
Radio Active 90.4MHz, May 18 2017
Heritage
Small_list_river-hope-arch-open-day Open Day by Bangalore Architects, River Hope’s fourth annual event, makes the city’s best known architecture firms and projects open to the public.
Krupa Rajangam, Dec 07 2016
Art and Leisure
Small_list_handblock Padmini Govind speaks about Tharangini - a textile unit started in Bengaluru in 1977.
Radio Active 90.4MHz, May 20 2017
Business & Economy
Small_list_garbagedriver No one wishes to immerse themselves in filth, but someone ends up doing it. Despite the almost inhuman conditions and the lack of dignity, garbage collectors continue to do that job, due to financial compulsions.
Sanaya Katrak, May 18 2017

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Voices

Glitches galore in BBMP property tax payment system
It's that time of the year when everyone pays property tax in Bengaluru, to get the benefit of 5% rebate. But all is not well with property tax payment system. What's wrong?
D R Prakash, May 11 2017
What we need the most: empowered women corporators in Bengaluru
51% of BBMP corporators are women. But something is seriously wrong. What's that? What can be done about it?
Shree D N, Apr 26 2017
Hoardings destroying trees
Vijay Nishanth, a tree enthusiast fom Bengaluru, talks about the increasing incidents of trees being cut down to give visibility for hoardings.
News Desk, Apr 21 2017
 
 

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