What we need the most: empowered women corporators in Bengaluru
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51% of BBMP corporators are women. But something is seriously wrong. What's that? What can be done about it?

1 Shree D N, Apr 26 2017
Ward Committees for all wards within a month. Will they be effective?

Being a part of a Ward Committee is a great way to engage formally with the system to make the change happen.

Meera K, Apr 25 2017
Deadlock continues in HSR's composting plant
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Karnataka Composting Development Corporation (KCDC) is back to its old status, and the deadlock continues. Akshatha M traces a month's journey of the plant, through her interactions with concerned key parties.

Akshatha M, Apr 24 2017
Why did BBMP, Karnataka UDD apologise to green court?
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Karnataka government and BBMP say sorry to NGT for being presumptive about NGT's authority. But what about the conclusion - is the buffer zone rule applicable retrospectively? Should building sanctions - those given recently or are in progress, in the new buffer zone regulations be cancelled? The confusion has only increased.

Shree D N, Apr 20 2017
A people's school for quality education takes shape in Whitefield
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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
A reality check inside city's one and only composting plant
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This composting plant in Bengaluru is supposed to be model that will show how large scale composting can be done in cities. But what is really going on? A reality check.

Akshatha M, Apr 18 2017
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Wipro's new initiative engages employees in growing vegetables in their corporate campus.

Lalithamba B V, Apr 26 2017
Public Messages

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
Giving military dogs a happy, healthy retirement
Dogs working in the Army are neglected, unlike people working there. This NGO cares for them, and is trying to raise funds for the cause.
Beena Arjunan, Mar 21 2017
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Being a part of a Ward Committee is a great way to engage formally with the system to make the change happen.
Meera K, Apr 25 2017
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Small_list_kcdc_leachate_removing Karnataka Composting Development Corporation (KCDC) is back to its old status, and the deadlock continues. Akshatha M traces a month's journey of the plant, through her interactions with concerned key parties.
Akshatha M, Apr 24 2017
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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
Our society is by and large homophobic and finds it difficult to accept people from the LGBTQI community, shares Jabez Kelly.
Radio Active 90.4MHz, Mar 02 2017
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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
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Small_list_rain Sometimes an act as simple as rolling down your windows is what it takes to connect to other individuals - it can fill you with pleasant surprises!
Srijata Bhatnagar, Apr 13 2017
Business & Economy
Girija Ramesh had been driving an auto for hire in Bengaluru for the past few years.
Radio Active 90.4MHz, Mar 21 2017
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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
A community garden flourishes in this IT campus
Wipro's new initiative engages employees in growing vegetables in their corporate campus.
Lalithamba B V, Apr 26 2017
Warning signs ignored as Kempegowda Layout turns green belt into red
Development of yet another layout is an environmental and urban planning disaster in the making, but it could still be mitigated if authorities care to listen.
B V Rajarama Bhat, Apr 14 2017

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