Interviews
Jun 04 2015
INTERVIEW OF SWATI RAMANATHAN, JANA URBAN SPACE FOUNDATION
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Shree D N
Swati Ramanathan rebuts the charges against Tender SURE, such as having no citizen participation, accommodating no trees and street vendors and others. She explains how it will help pedestrians.
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Jun 04 2015
INTERVIEW WITH MEENA ARTWANI
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Ganga Madappa
Tender SURE roads in Bengaluru are opposed by many people for many reasons. Here are some such reasons.
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May 08 2015
BENGALURU ADMINISTRATION ON A LAKE ENCROACHMENT SPREE
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While the government is keen to regularise the BDA layouts on lakes, the Bengaluru Urban DC V Shankar is ready to go with whatever the government decides. In an interview, he talks about the demolition drive that is going on in Bengaluru.
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Oct 29 2014
INTERVIEW WITH RAMALINGA REDDY
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Ganga Madappa
Bangalore In-charge Minister Ramalinga Reddy talks about the BBMP bifurcation, the trash crisis, problems in his constituency and where he sees the city four years from now.
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Jul 07 2014
RAJEEV GOWDA INTERVIEW
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Ganga Madappa
Bangalore’s new Rajya Sabha MP, Rajeev Gowda is all set for his role as parliamentarian. Citizen Matters caught up with him on his first day in Delhi and got his views on the city’s long-stuck commuter rail project, citizen say in MP funds, and more.
May 22 2014
PRAKASH BELAWADI TO MODI GOVT
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Ganga Madappa
Modi has not been voted to build the Ram Mandir or rewrite the history textbooks - he should not tamper with all this, says Prakash Belawadi. Read more!
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May 21 2014
AAP IN AN INTROSPECTIVE MODE
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Ganga Madappa
After AAPs defeat in terms of vote share in Karnataka at the elections, they seem to be doing a bit of soul-searching. Read Prithvi Reddy's interview to know the party's plans for the future.
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May 08 2014
INTERVIEW WITH BMTC MD ANJUM PARWEZ
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Ganga Madappa
In conversation with Anjum Parwez, MD of BMTC, regarding the recent 15% hike in bus fares and BMTC’s plans for FY 2014-2015.
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Apr 15 2014
CANDIDATE INTERVIEW - 2014
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Nikita Malusare
After chasing him for a long time, Citizen Matters finally caught up with Ananth Kumar who gave us an interview. Here is the output!
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Apr 14 2014
CANDIDATE INTERVIEW - 2014
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Ganga Madappa
In conversation with Narayanaswamy, Congress candidate from Bangalore North...
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Apr 11 2014
CANDIDATE INTERVIEW - 2014
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Pushpa Achanta
When asked why JD(S), she says INC and BJP are more corrupt than JD(S). Read what Ruth Manorama has to say.
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Apr 11 2014
CANDIDATE INTERVIEW - 2014
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Pushpa Achanta
What does AAP candidate for Bangalore North, Babu Mathew promise to his voters? Read on!
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Apr 09 2014
CANDIDATE INTERVIEW - 2014
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Prajwala Hegde
Nandini Alva, all of 52, sounds very articulate when we speak to her about her entry into politics. Get to know this JD(S) candidate from Bangalore Central better!
Apr 07 2014
CANDIDATE INTERVIEW - 2014
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Nikita Malusare
Rizwan wants his website to be a link between him and people. He doesn't have any qualms about accepting 'no-strings-attached' funds from corporates.
Apr 03 2014
INTERVIEW: PRITHVI REDDY, AAP
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Shree D N and Nikita Malusare
In this exclusive, in-depth and free-wheeling interview, Prithvi Reddy of AAP Karnataka lays bare his views on the many questions his party is facing, including its departure from power at Delhi and criticism of the media.
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Mar 25 2014
CANDIDATE INTERVIEW - 2014
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Nikita Malusare
Everything including office space comes voluntarily, and volunteers are working at the ground level for the success of the electoral campaign, says Nina Nayak.
Mar 24 2014
CANDIDATE INTERVIEW - 2014
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Nikita Malusare
Corporates should fund elections if they aspire for better governance. However, asking favours from the winners isn't right, feels Nandan Nilekani. Here's the full interview for you.
Feb 21 2014
INTERVIEW: KALPANA KAR
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Nikita Malusare
She is one of the waste evangelists in the city. Kalpana Kar talks to Citizen Matters on the reality of waste disposal in Bengaluru, and the changes that can be brought in.
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Jan 16 2014
Interview: Shweta Taneja
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Swetha Padmanabhan
Over a steaming cup of coffee, Swetha Padmanabhan had a chat with her namesake, Shweta Taneja, a fantasy writer and journalist currently residing in Bangalore.
Dec 14 2013
Blog: Entrepreneur's Corner
Dear Reader, Entrepreneur’s Corner is pleased to feature this interview of Srikanth Muralidhara, Co-Founder of the Bangalore-based Decision Sciences Company, Flutura Solutions, that focuses on M2M (machine to machine) and Big Data analytics...
Dec 05 2013
N S RAMAKANTH INTERVIEW
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Nikita Malusare
After living abroad for 30 years, Ramakanth came back to Bangalore, only to see the problems plaguing the city, garbage being the biggest.What did he do? Excerpts from the interview.
Dec 02 2013
INTERVIEW
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Bosky Khanna
Mayor B S Satyanarayana says his aim is to reduce the garbage in the city by end of his term.
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Oct 29 2013
CEO INTERVIEW
Bosky Khanna
Election Commission plans to rope in student coordinators to enroll more and more students. Efforts are on to rope in E-Governance Department for issuing forms at all Bangalore One centres.
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Oct 21 2013
'AADHAAR TOTALLY VOLUNTARY'
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Bosky Khanna
Justice Puttaswamy, who filed the PIL against UIDAI in Supreme Court, says that Aadhaar card needs to be converted in to a Citizenship Card like in the USA, to keep a check on illegal migrants.
Sep 19 2013
INTERVIEW WITH TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT ACP
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Nikita Malusare
Bangalore ACP of Traffic Dayananda evades questions on how the traffic chaos will be tackled during upcoming mega road projects. He suggests congestion tax, car-pooling and improvement in public transport system to ease the traffic in Bengaluru.
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Sep 10 2013
MAN-ANIMAL CONFLICT
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Bosky Khanna
A boy was trampled to death by elephants, near Tavarekere, 23 kms away from Bangalore. What might be the cause? Why do elephants get wild? Raman Sukumar has some answers.
 
 

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