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Final ward reservation list stumps most corporators
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Most BBMP councillors will not be able to stand for election in their current ward under the new reservation rules. Here is the list of old, draft and new reservation categories.

Akshatha M, Apr 18 2015
"Please don't beat him; let the cops take him to the police station"
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A man reportedly driving crazily, mowing down people and perhaps even hurting a cop, is chased and finally stopped. Then, in an instant, the crowd becomes a mob, and is on the verge of losing control. Can you imagine this in your residential neighbourhood? 

2 Ammu Joseph, Apr 17 2015
The main man for Lalbagh’s monkeys
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There are things that monkey can’t buy. For exactly those things, there’s Shivshankar! Our intern, Rahul Ravi follows the monkey man of Lalbagh as he feeds his beloved monkeys.

Rahul Ravi, Apr 17 2015
MLAs to meet next week on splitting Bengaluru

While the court expects BBMP elections by end of May, the state government tried another approach to dissolve BBMP and push elections out.

Akshatha M, Apr 16 2015
Tanker water rates across Bengaluru, February 2015
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In February 2015 we collected data from citizens on how much they were paying for tanker water. Here are the results.

News Desk, Apr 16 2015
Citizen groups: Don't delay BBMP elections

NGO and RWA groups ask for state Government to facilitate speedy BBMP elections, better administration and active citizen participation in the selection of urban local bodies.

Also read: BBMP Elections: A Backgrounder

Sridhar Pabbisetty, Apr 16 2015
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Politics
Small_list_bbmp_meeting BBMP councillors are paid Rs 7,500 per month. They are also paid Rs 400 per council meeting. There were 150 council meetings held in last five years.
Akshatha M, Apr 20 2015
Water, Roads and Power
Small_list_water_tanker_map In February 2015 we collected data from citizens on how much they were paying for tanker water. Here are the results.
News Desk, Apr 16 2015
Environment
Small_list_lalbagh_monkey_man__18_ There are things that monkey can’t buy. For exactly those things, there’s Shivshankar! Our intern, Rahul Ravi follows the monkey man of Lalbagh as he feeds his beloved monkeys.
Rahul Ravi, Apr 17 2015
Children & Schooling
Small_list_adoption_1 The adoption process is not as easy as it is shown in movies. There’s a waiting period and elaborate documentation to be done, before you can take home a child. Here’s how you can go about it, and the list of things to keep in mind.
Josephine Joseph, Apr 01 2015
People & Interviews
Small_list_faceofbangalore Albert Arush Prakash believes rarely seen hundreds of nondescript people, without whom city cannot run, define the character of the city. He aims to document them as a token of gratitude.
Pavan Kulkarni, Feb 04 2015
Heritage
Small_list__mg_5694 Murphy Town Market may be joining the list of over 800 heritage structures in Bengaluru. The BBMP has dropped its plan to renovate the old market, saying the structure is solid.
Pavan Kulkarni, Apr 15 2015
Art and Leisure
Small_list_clipboard Are you a musician in search of a stage? Send in your applications to be a part of an international celebration of music.
Prutha Narke, Mar 26 2015
Business & Economy
Small_list__mg_5694 Murphy Town Market may be joining the list of over 800 heritage structures in Bengaluru. The BBMP has dropped its plan to renovate the old market, saying the structure is solid.
Pavan Kulkarni, Apr 15 2015

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"Please don't beat him; let the cops take him to the police station"
A man reportedly driving crazily, mowing down people and perhaps even hurting a cop, is chased and finally stopped. Then, in an instant, the crowd becomes a mob, and is on the verge of losing control. Can you imagine this in your residential neighbourhood? 
Ammu Joseph, Apr 17 2015
Dear Mayor, Thanisandra Main Road needs your urgent attention!
A resident of Manjunatha Layout writes a letter to the city officials about the pathetic condition of the public amenities in the area, after calls to the local corporator failed to yield any results.
Meena Artwani, Apr 15 2015
When you drive through a stop sign, you are a 'potential killer'
What happens when there is no police officer present at the time of a traffic violation? It is then up to road users and drivers to follow rules, and report violations when the law is broken.
Sakuntala Narasimhan, Apr 14 2015

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