A new website is getting the Transport Department to push for penalising errant auto rickshaw drivers. Tech firms have also developed mobile phone tools to outsmart rigged auto meters.
In this exclusive interview, Karnataka’s Advocate-General Ashok Haranahalli, says roads and open spaces in gated communities cannot be closed to the general public, as it belongs to the concerned civic authority.
However, the south-western railways continue to maintain that their hands are full with catering to long-distance trains. Meanwhile, citizen group Praja.in and CiSTUP prepare draft plan for commuter rail services in Bengaluru.
Beneath the calm inspired by L&T South City’s tall and overbearing towers lies a raging dispute between residents and the developer.
While the others have to make-do with the older dabbas! Palahalli Vishwanath narrates the ordeals of travelling in an air-conditioned bus.
Corporators and engineers say there are too many potholes, too little money and too little time. Did the Commissioner speak too soon?
The point is not whether the government should be in the transport business, or whether London’s buses carry ads.
250 apartments are getting built on land on Sarakki Road. How will a 30 feet road take the load?
The government’s day-long workshop on TDR turned out to primarily be a technical session with presenters making the case for TDR. However, a heated debate took place the same day at prime time on TV.
Healthy lakes have always been critical for happy ground water levels. A recent report authored by Bangalorean specialists exposes a deteriorating situation and shows how the lakes must restored.
That's the reason being cited by both BBMP and BWSSB for a project that started way back in September 2006. Two years past deadline, work is nowhere close to being completed.
Of those who stopped along the kerb and opened the car door on the right, I calculated 80 per cent do not bother to watch out for oncoming traffic.
For four days, corporators spoke about the 2010-11 city corporation budget. Here are the highlights of what ensued during this budget session.
Court cases and unrest apart, BBMP is widening 23 roads in areas that were formerly BDA layouts. Work has begun and is expected to finish in a year.
After a delay of nearly 1.5 years, the underpass at the intersection of JP Nagar's 15th cross Ring Road and 24th Main may be completed in a month's time. Still, both the BBMP and the area MLA are not categorical about D-day.
Even as the BBMP and state government are going back and forth on roadwidening, there is little that either can do. This mega project is stuck with other infrastructure projects in an ongoing case in the High Court.
A confrontation between Governor H R Bhardwaj and the Yeddyurappa state government may arise over the Sakrama Bill. The governor first declined to sign, citing a High Court stay. The government disagrees.
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