The Mayor has promised that the garbage issue will be sorted out within the next three months. With only one landfill off the seven identified operational, will this promise be fulfilled?
Residents have to put up with youngsters doing wheeling late at night. Increasing theft cases and violent retaliation when confronted are a norm here. Police say, they will act if there is a written complaint.
After sitting on various drafts for over a year now, BBMP says its draft policy is ready for Council approval. Though comprehensive, citizens aren’t confident that it will be implemented as it is.
The way Kaikondrahalli lake has been rejuvenated is one of the success stories of Bangalore. Priya Ramasubban gives all credits to the government for it.
Silt and debris were being dumped in an open site. Confronting the dumper only led to altercation.
N Mukund writes a letter to Deputy Chief Minister Anant Kumar on behalf of voters of Bangalore south parliamentary constituency to name Bangalore Metro as Sir M V Metro.
Without fixing the three malfunctioning sewage treatment plants that keep Bellandur lake polluted, BWSSB has called for tenders for a new Rs 250 crore STP for the overflow water going to Varthur lake.
2000 students met BBMP Commissioner and appealed to BBMP to implement an effective solid waste management system for Bangalore. On their part, they promised to completely stop using polythene bags and littering.
After over a year’s struggle, Bank of Baroda colony residents have some peace.
Every monsoon, residents of Garvebhavi Palya go through the routine of flooded homes and squishy roads. This year is no different.
The latest in the list of vanishing lakes is Harlukunte lake. The lake is under threat by encroachers. Meanwhile citizens of the area are trying hard to save the lake.
Ending years of litigation, the High Court of Karnataka has instructed Maverick Holdings to go ahead and build the 1512 EWS flats, but only for the original allottees. Relocation has also been settled.
More than 20,000 people fled the city over rumours of violence. Why was there such widespread panic? What could have stopped them?
Water on wheels. But where is it rolling in from? Is it safe to consume that water? Despite notification to set up a monitoring system, no one’s actually monitoring the water bearers of the city.
"I did my duty; as long as I hold charge in my office I will do that. A number of cases are on inspection, once it is done I will chargesheet more (officials)," says the top cop.
Restaurants, retail chains and spas have been hit according to some business owners in the city. This even as Police are confirming the first arrests were made on Thursday night.
Citizen Matters spoke to Deputy Commissioner of Police (Bengaluru South) Sonia Narang on the elders’ murder case at JP Nagar last week.
The question of identification and rehabilitation of the low-income citizens who are to get the long-pending flats is not resolving easily. The High Court has now forced a settlement meeting and may deliver a final verdict very shortly.
The fate of 132 cases against BBMP engineers is in question with the transfer of BMTF head Rajvir P Sharma. BBMP has decided to transfer the cases against the engineers, related to the building violations, to the concerned police stations.
Citizens, RWAs and government officials have 10 days to submit an alternate plan for the Agara-Sirsi Circle signal-free corridor project
The city municipality has its eyes on the crores of tax that it can rake from Electronic city. But the industries worry that it might go the Bangalore way if BBMP takes charge, potholed and piles of garbage uncleared.
Tough cop Rajvir Sharma of the Bangalore Metropolitan Task Force sent notices to 132 BBMP engineers for inaction over illegal building complaints. He is BBMP's latest problem.
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