Namaste, I stay in an apartment in Bangalore, Karnataka. There are...
Jun 14 2013
Even as the Metro Phase-II is hitting the headlines for the realignment issue raised by the Jayadeva Hospital, citizens have started questioning the process. Here’s Citizen Action Forum’s N Mukunda’s take on this.
Jan 18 2013
It looks that our BBMP act only after being pulled up by the High Court Appointment of Ward Committees, Garbage Segregation at Source, Scrapping of Signal free corridor from Koramangala to Sirsi Circle, not allowing commercial buildings in residential...
Nov 19 2012
CONSIDERATIONS TO TACKLE GARBAGE PROBLEM
Basic considerations to tackle the trash problem should include ward-level efforts, and making it an issue for upcoming assembly election.
Aug 29 2012
LETTER TO DEPUTY CHIEF MINISTER
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.
May 23 2012
The Budget for BBMP for the year 2012-13, would be placed soon. The following points can be considered while preparing the budget.
May 18 2012
With single screen theatres falling by the wayside in the age of multiplexes, Puttanna theatre’s revival is essential as it is the only surviving vestige in the vicinity which has not lost itself to the multiplex.
Feb 20 2012
Huge BESCOM transformers, which have long been obstructing footpaths and traffic, are being replaced now
Jul 18 2011
PUBLIC TRANSPORT ISSUES
From punctuality to last mile connectivity, from route numbers to rude conductors, BMTC responds to Mukund's points.
May 09 2011
CITIZEN ACTION FORUM MEETING
CAF members met Chairman, BWSSB and Minister in charge along with team of chief engineers.
Aug 17 2010
ISSUES WITH AUTO RIKSHAWS
Auto rickshaws are a key option for private transport in Bangalore. * There are more than 1 lakh registered autos in the city. * Number of Auto rickshaw's = 100,000 * Min turnover per auto/per day = Rs.600 * Total turnover per day 100000...
Apr 01 2009
Educated candidates for the educated voters of south Bengaluru.
Mar 11 2009
Untimely power cuts in Bengaluru is causing a lot of distress to school children who have their exams.
Feb 10 2009
PROPERTY TAX COLLECTION 2009
A comparison of SAS to UAV methods of property tax calculation shows instances of increase of nearly 45% in the new tax amount.
Oct 10 2008
JAYANAGAR RWA INITIATIVE
Free reading room and information center opened.
Aug 18 2008
CITIZEN CHARTER FOLLOWON
Jayanagar MLA Vijaya Kumar kept his election promise of meeting citizens regularly, in an interactive meeting organised by the Jayanagar 5th block RWA.
Jul 18 2008
NEW GOVERNMENT'S TASK
BBMP should first collect tax through existing facilities.
Jun 06 2008
Newly elected MLA of Jayanagar B N Vijaya Kumar meets residents.