G V Dasarathi
May 06 2013
WHO RULES THE CITY
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G V Dasarathi
As many as 33,000 people travel through the airport every day, while 10 lakh people travel through the Majestic area, using buses or trains. The investment on the airport is 100 times the money spent on Majestic. Where do the priorities lie?
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Oct 20 2009
AT SADASHIVNAGAR
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G V Dasarathi
BBMP has started concreting of pavements at Sadashivnagar. This would normally be a laudable activity, but for some problems.
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Oct 06 2009
SCHUMI-BANG EFFECT
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G V Dasarathi
There is going to be a spanking new Bangalore, in a few years time - soulless, devoid of history, devoid of trees, devoid of culture, designed for automobiles rather than for people.
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Sep 16 2009
COSTLY AFFAIR
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G V Dasarathi
We in Bangalore are at the beginning of the 'ruin-then-restore' cycle. We can either learn from those (like Seoul) who have gone ahead of us down this path and changed course recently, or go down the same path.
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Sep 14 2009
ALTERNATE ROUTE
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G V Dasarathi
BMTC has just 5000 buses, and carries 37 lakh people every day. Bangalore's 32 lakh cars and two-wheelers carry 32 lakh people.
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