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Mar 14 2017
RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
While some schools circumvent RTE rules, other schools have many objections to the RTE implementation. What are they? And how are they dealing with them?
Mar 14 2017
Blog: Citizens for Bengaluru
The Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike and Citizens for Bengaluru met the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday, demanding Bus Bhagya in the upcoming State Budget. He listened to our demands on 'Halve the Fares and Double the Fleet' and has agreed...
Mar 14 2017
Column: Radio Active Bangalore
Radio Active 90.4MHz
The women powrakarmikas employed by the BBMP on a contract basis are yet to receive any benefits, inspite of a long and hard struggle
Mar 13 2017
NAMMA BENGALURU AWARDS - 2016
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Rahul
Researcher from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) gets Namma Bengalurean of the Year award. Many other individuals get recognised for their service in the society.
Mar 10 2017
BBMP GUTTIGE POWRAKARMIKARA SANGHA PROTESTS
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Vinay Sreenivasa
More than 1000 contract Powrakarmikas protested at BBMP head office on Womens' Day. BBMP finally agreed to weekly off , direct payment of wages from BBMP for workers, and assured that arrears and revised wages will reach workers within a month.
Mar 09 2017
BENGALURU DOMESTIC WORKERS' CAMPAIGN
Akshatha M
Clad in red, these women stood upto their rights, of not being abused or harassed.
Mar 09 2017
NERALU TREE FESTIVAL IN BENGALURU
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Abraham Koshy
From a tree-lined city to a city that's struggling to save existing green cover, Bengaluru has seen it all. The citizen-funded tree festival is an attempt to make the next generation see the value of trees in the city.
Mar 09 2017
Column: Nature Feature
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Deepa Mohan
Lalbagh is quite colourful in March, thanks to the flowers that bloom in the season. Take a virtual floral tour of Lalbagh through this feature!
Mar 09 2017
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
Much like the nurturing of our Puttenahalli Lake, the PNLIT concert featuring Padma Bhushan Sudha Ragunathan on 25th Feb. at MLR Convention Hall was a community event with several volunteers from the locality chipping in. Our heartfelt thanks to...
Mar 09 2017
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
The Sudha Ragunathan Concert at MLR Convention Centre on 25th February 2017. had music and the lake at its core. Here's a review by A.K. Venkat, a resident of the lake neighbourhood and Carnatic vocalist.    Sudha Raghunathan...
Mar 08 2017
THE COMING OF AGE OF BENGALURU
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Tara Krishnaswamy
What are henn maklu of Bengaluru upto? What are they busy with, on this womens' day season?
Mar 08 2017
COMPOSTING POLICY IN KARNATAKA
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Shivani Shah
Composting policy revealed by Agriculture Minister is going to do a lot of good to the city's garbage scene, says Shivani Shah.
Mar 07 2017
INTERVIEW WITH BBMP MAYOR PADMAVATHI
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Akshatha M
BBMP will collect extra property tax due to improved IT-assisted property mapping, says Mayor Padmavathi, in an interview, explaining how BBMP is trying to implement many news schemes and programmes.
Mar 07 2017
Blog: Deepa's jottings
On the NICE Road, I have been recently noticing people (apparently employed by those who collect the tolls) who approach cars stuck in the queue, asking if they want to pay the toll to them and not have to stop at the toll gate. The hidden agenda...
Mar 06 2017
DEMAND FOR MORE BUSES
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News Desk
Bengalureans storm bus stations at Majestic, Koramangala, Jayanagar, Shivaji nagar and Banashankari chanting Bus Bhagya Beku! Ticket Ardha maadi! Bus double maadi!
Mar 06 2017
Blog: Open City
Last October , we spoke about several instances of individual and community initiatives towards solving water problems of the city. Sewage water treatment and rainwater harvesting are tools households and communities can use for decreasing their...
Mar 05 2017
Blog: In Lighter Whine
Around five months ago, I started working out in an attempt to look less like a non-green version of Shrek from the movies. I stopped eating cheese, butter, sugar, chips, fries and everything else that makes life worth living, gastronomically speaking...
Mar 03 2017
BBMP CONTRACT WORKERS UNION
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BBMP contract workers say the contract system is designed to be discriminatory and exploitative, and must be abolished.
Mar 03 2017
Blog: Citizens for Bengaluru
The Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike has launched a joint campaign with Citizens for Bengaluru called the 'Bus Bhagya Beku' campaign, that demands the State Government to provide financial support to BMTC to 'Halve the Fares, and Double the Fleet...
Mar 02 2017
Blog: Open City
ST Layout Bed, 9am on a Tuesday. In a vacant plot of land, street sweepers gather the fallen leaves and garbage on the streets into two piles. They set them on fire and go on with their business. Meanwhile, all the surrounding houses are getting smoked...
 
 

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