Rajeev Yeshwanth
Dec 11 2008
METRO RAIL PROJECT
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
Stations construction is slated for January-February 2009. Smart cards are planned, stations will be disabled-friendly. Reach 1 will be operational by December 2010, the latest estimate.
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Jun 25 2008
SAVING NATURAL SPACES
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
In a report submitted to the High Court, Karnataka's highest ranking forest official Dr P J Dilip Kumar has severely criticised the state's approach to commercialise Bangalore's lakes.
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Mar 10 2008
ARE YOU ON THE VOTERS LIST?
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
City and state officials have been engaged in yet another effort to clean up the error and horror-ridden voter rolls in the state. What's in store? How do you get on the elusive list?
Jan 15 2008
NEW STUDY ON CITY DEVELOPMENT
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
A recent study by a doctoral students at the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore suggests that Hebbal lake's 'development' is against the idea of the city being a 'melting pot', because it cuts off access to several communities. Rajeev Yeshwanth has more.
Aug 01 2007
ADOPT-A-LAKE SCHEME
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
Only six lakes were adopted in the past three years and even they aren't doing too well.
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Jul 20 2007
BUILDING VIOLATIONS
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
Jayanagar citizens oppose high capacity apartment blocks in peaceful residential locality.
Jul 20 2007
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Rajeev Yeshwanth
Several citizens groups are working on improving Solid Waste Management.
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Jul 01 2007
LDA SCHEME FOR LAKE PROTECTION
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
Will the Lake Development Authority’s (LDA) public private partnership (PPP) model protect or destroy Bangalore’s last remaining lakes?
Jun 01 2007
LAKE DEVELOPMENT
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
LDA leases out Agara Lake to a private party which plans an amusement park. Local residents and environmentalists are aghast and plan their next moves.
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