Traffic rules good, but some rationale helps citizens better...
Marianne de Nazareth
Jun 10 2015
BENGALURU'S BROKEN FOOTPATHS
Jun 01 2015
HERE'S WHAT YOU SHOULD LOOK OUT FOR ON MYSORE ROAD
Planning a trip out of Bangalore via Mysore road? Look out for the expandable gates and for cops who will fine you if you are driving over the speed limit.
Aug 02 2012
SEWAGE IN PEOPLE’S BACKYARDS
Residential areas have turned commercial. But the sewage pipes have not been updated for over a 100 years. This is raising stink in central Bangalore. BWSSB continues to ignore the problem.
Jun 18 2012
Borewell digging goes on without any check by the authorities and since the water that comes from a borewell is ‘free’ why should anyone be careful using it is the attitude. There is a need to replenish aquifers as it is finite and the best method found so far is RWH.
May 18 2012
HEAPS OF FILTH
Clear one section of the drains and then load the muck into lorries to cart away - how difficult is that for our Corporation to handle?
Aug 29 2011
Love of books brings these hundred people together at the Catholic Club. Founder of iBrowse shares her experience.
Aug 16 2011
BENGALURU BOOM WHO IS CASHING IN?
When residential areas are converted to commercial areas, the upshot is that the property prices go up. But does that alone suffice? What about loads of problems that come with such large scale development?
Jul 23 2011
APD HORTICULTURAL SALE
Jun 26 2011
Well I have been ‘Bangalored’ by my Broadband service provider in the so called silicon valley of India.
Jun 15 2011
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2011
A tree planted by my children 15 years ago was decimated and mutilated on Castle Street, ironically on World Environment Day.
Jun 14 2011
A LESSON WORTH LEARNING
Barely had I put my feet down and left my grip on the brakes, when I was hit from behind by an old model Maruti car. My scooter and I both fell to the ground.
May 31 2011
INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT FORUM, BERLIN
Ideas flew around my head, ideas so foreign sounding for me coming out of India and Bangalore where the only thought of providing solutions by my state government, was to cut down our trees and widen our roads.
Apr 25 2011
PAVEMENTS AREN'T FOR PEDESTRIANS
Pedestrians are honked at for walking on pavements. Vehicles should be booked for driving on pavements.
Dec 08 2010
RESIDENTS CAN WALK SAFELY
After months of living life on the edge of open potholes, Castle streets residents breathe easy. Marianne de Nazareth shares the good news.
Nov 29 2010
Government organisations point fingers at each other while residents struggle with pot holes, sewage fountains and broken limbs.