Traffic rules good, but some rationale helps citizens better...
Shamala Kittane Subramanyan
Sep 07 2015
SKYWALKS IN BENGALURU
Pedestrians and vehicular traffic often fight for road space in Bengaluru. Even as signal-free roads with sprawling commercial centres are on the rise, more and more skywalks are being proposed. But are skywalks the solution to ease traffic? Who is benefiting really?
Oct 11 2013
TOWARDS REWEWABLE POWER
While there are many technologies that provide us with energy, there are also technologies that help us with saving energy. The latter is gaining ground as more and more people are becoming aware of the conscious use of energy.
Apr 29 2013
MLASPEAK 2013: HEMACHANDRA SAGAR, CHIKPET
Prior to being denied ticket this time due the efforts of the BJP to maintain a ‘clean’ image, Hemachandra Sagar gave a quick interview to Citizen Matters on the work done by him in Chikpet constituency.
Apr 19 2013
FOR A BETTER CITY
Apr 16 2013
WATER METERS REDUCE USAGE, BILLS
Water metering in apartments has always been a challenge. New technology solutions are emerging that could solve this vexing pain for residents.
Apr 02 2013
ON THE RIGHT TRACK
Mar 27 2013
WATER MATTERS: 1.3 BILLION LITRES/DAY - WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
Mar 26 2013
GETTING A GOOD ROAD IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD - II
Over two years, this RTI activist in Basavanagudi has tried to ensure BBMP follows due process while laying roads, even petitioning the Lokayukta. Check what BBMP is supposed to do.
Mar 12 2013
KARNATAKA GROUNDWATER ACT, 2011 AND BOREWELL RULES
BWSSB is getting people to register their borewells in March. Will this effort to monitor groundwater exploitation succeed before the aquifers runs dry?
Mar 11 2013
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDIES
In the concluding part of our series, take a look at a destination that leads scholars to acquire knowledge across disciplines and apply it to solve real-life problems.
Mar 05 2013
BWSSB’S WATER LEAKS AND THEFTS PROBLEM
BWSSB’s project in South Bangalore is surveying water leakage and fixing leaks and water thefts, to reduce the Unaccounted For Water by 40%.
Mar 04 2013
THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Yes, you can, but only in namma Bengaluru! In the second of our 3-part series, look at the NCBS and how it’s innovating on research in the biological sciences.
Mar 04 2013
TOP SCIENCE RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS IN BANGALORE
Feb 27 2013
A local initiative led by an RTI activist in Koramangala shows how citizen’s participation in governance can ensure better roads and civic infrastructure in general.
Feb 26 2013
CRITICAL MASS RIDE IN BANGALORE
Feb 04 2013
IIM, BANGALORE TALK: BMRCL CHIEF N SIVASAILAM
Jan 30 2013
DISCUSSION ON KARNATAKA TREE PRESERVATION ACT, 1976
Jan 30 2013
EPR (EXTENDED PRODUCERS RESPONSIBILITY) LAW
Jan 23 2013
REORGANIZING BANGALORE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION
Jan 22 2013
CAG REPORT ON BDA
Jan 20 2013
HIGH COURT ORDER ON WARD COMMITTEE
BBMP corporators question the process of ward committee formation, yet go along with the High Court order to ensure appointments by 21st. But who are they nominating?
Jan 11 2013
CYCLE SHARING AT IISC2
Dec 27 2012
NOISE POLLUTION AND THE LAW
It was like any other public function, noisy and inconvenient for neighbours. A local temple festival noise quotient pushed the author to check out what the law says and how noise limits can be enforced.
Dec 24 2012
CAMPAIGN AGAINST DUMPING GARBAGE IN MANDUR