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May 09 2017
GARMENTS WORKERS PROTEST IN BENGALURU
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The report says that the protest by garment workers was spontaneous and not organised by any union, hence police were unable to get into negotiations to control the protest.
May 09 2017
SAVING LAKES IN BENGALURU
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Most lakes in Bengaluru are polluted. Why? Who all failed in their duties? Here are some answers.
May 09 2017
SAVING LAKES IN BENGALURU
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Most lakes in Bengaluru are polluted. Why? Who all failed in their duties? Here are some answers.
May 06 2017
BBMP'S NEW SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN
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Bengaluru may not rank among the cleanest cities of India, but it has the most comprehensive grassroot-level plan for waste collection, which is awaiting implementation. The data for this is public now.
May 06 2017
BBMP'S NEW SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN
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Bengaluru may not rank among the cleanest cities of India, but it has the most comprehensive grassroot-level plan for waste collection, which is awaiting implementation. The data for this is public now.
Apr 21 2017
RADIO ACTIVE BENGALURU
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Vijay Nishanth, a tree enthusiast fom Bengaluru, talks about the increasing incidents of trees being cut down to give visibility for hoardings.
Apr 13 2017
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Bellandur lake always hits headlines for some reason - this time it's in news because the National Green Tribunal has taken it on itself to save the lake from sewage abuse.
Mar 17 2017
BUDGET 2017-18 REACTIONS
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A compilation of reactions on Karnataka State Budget 2017-18 received via press notes.
Mar 16 2017
AIR POLLUTION WORKSHOP IN BENGALURU
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Bengaluru is following Delhi in terms of air pollution. What can air pollution do to us? Who is measuring the air pollution? How to control it? Get to know all about it, this Saturday.
Mar 15 2017
BUDGET 2017-18
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Full text of Karnataka state budget 2017-18.
Mar 15 2017
BBMP WARD OFFICE MAPPING
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Locating ward offices is the first step to solving any problem. Help fellow citizens locate ward offices easily!
Mar 06 2017
DEMAND FOR MORE BUSES
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Bengalureans storm bus stations at Majestic, Koramangala, Jayanagar, Shivaji nagar and Banashankari chanting Bus Bhagya Beku! Ticket Ardha maadi! Bus double maadi!
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.
Feb 25 2017
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News, views and analysis from Bengaluru, all in one place!
Feb 08 2017
SCHOOL FEE SURVEY
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How much are you spending on your child's education? We are working on an interesting article, we would like to hear from you!
Jan 17 2017
KAIKONDRAHALLI LAKE FESTIVAL-2017
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Workshops, photography trails, storytelling sessions, organic food and a lot of fun - this is what Kakondrahalli lake festival witnessed.
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Jan 11 2017
BBMP'S NEW SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT
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Bellandur, with its 100+ garbage dumps, had gained a special place in our garbage map. Now BBMP reduces door-to-door collection autos and increases street sweepers for the ward. Will it really help?
Jan 06 2017
BENGALURU THIS WEEK
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Dear reader, Wish you a very happy new year from all of us at Citizen Matters - Oorvani Foundation! It was a sad start to the new year, with the reports of molestation in several parts of Bengaluru. What do you...
Dec 30 2016
BENGALURU THIS YEAR
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We couldn’t help sharing this curated list of stories we published in 2016 - so here we are, with special year-end edition of the newsletter! These are the stories that make us what we are; these are the stories you would love to indulge in...
Dec 14 2016
BANGALORE LITERATURE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
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Ramachandra Guha to Chetan Bhagat to Sanjeev Kapoor, many eminent speakers will participate in the literature festival. Children have a separate section with curated programmes exclusively for them.
Dec 09 2016
MAKE CITIES BETTER
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Dear Reader, Before you move on to the news section, ponder this: 2018 is going to see elections in Karnataka - precisely 18 months away from now. Do you have any idea what the 28 MLAs you have elected did in the Karnataka assembly the last 3.5...
Dec 06 2016
DESIGN ISSUES IN TENDERSURE FOOTPATHS
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Do wider footpaths mean more space for trees? What might happen if trees don't have enough space for their roots? An analysis.
Dec 02 2016
MAKE CITIES BETTER
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  Speak up! It's your city! Let's make better cities!     Dear Reader, Khush hai zamana aaj pehli tareek hai goes the classic song. But yesterday not many would have been in that frame of mind...
Nov 04 2016
BENGALURU THIS WEEK
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Dear Reader, As you may have seen in the last week's mailer, our bi-annual fundraising is on. We talked about our democratic, participative and collaborative approach and introduced our latest initiative the Co Media Lab and the...
Oct 27 2016
BENGALURU THIS WEEK
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CITIZEN MATTERS Bangalore's own interactive newsmagazine Speak up, it's your city ! Dear Reader, Season’s greetings! It’s going to be Deepavali...