T R Raghunandan
Mar 17 2015
REMEMBERING DK RAVI
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T R Raghunandan
DK Ravi, an IAS officer who took on the sand mafia in Kolar was found dead on March 16th. Ex-IAS officer TR Raghunandan remembers him and says that to deal with corruption, one must do as the corrupt do - team up!
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Sep 22 2014
MANAGING TRASH WITH WORMS
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T R Raghunandan
The expense of composting Bangalore's wet waste shot through the roof, with the income not being able to match it. Then,"I began to recruit new staff; millions of them!"
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Sep 13 2014
COMPOSTING IN BANGALORE: A LOOKBACK
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T R Raghunandan
IAS officers have many stories to tell. This is one of the stories that now-retired, famous IAS officer, Raghunandan has to tell - it is not just his story - it is the story of the city too.
Sep 03 2014
KHATA ISSUES DECODED - PART III
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T R Raghunandan
B khata in Bengaluru lets you pay property tax for the property that you claim to own. The legality of the property, however, depends on other factors.
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Aug 26 2014
KHATA ISSUES IN WHITEFIELD DECODED - PART II
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T R Raghunandan
While Khata is important for a property, it does not guarantee the title for the property in the BBMP limits. Strange isn't it? But that's how the things are!
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Aug 20 2014
KHATA ISSUES IN WHITEFIELD DECODED - PART I
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T R Raghunandan
If you are a resident of Whitefield or the one who is aspiring to buy a property in Whitefield, this might matter to you: What causes confusion in Khata documents related to Whitefield's properties?
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Feb 14 2014
MPLADS : A BACKGROUND
T R Raghunandan
MP's local area development fund is executed by district authorities, but the works are chosen by the MP himself. This is in contrast with power to local self-governance model advocated in 74th amendment.
Jan 08 2014
GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING CORRUPTION
T R Raghunandan
Corruption is a crime of calculation, not of passion. If the risk and penalties are high, many wouldn't opt to be corrupt. Here's your guide to understanding corruption!
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Nov 26 2013
COMMENTS ON NEW PLANNING WING
T R Raghunandan
Former IAS officer critiques new Planning Authority bill: Where is the Mayor in this committee?
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