Opinion
Apr 23 2008
BENGALURU'S BANDS
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Raghavendra Krishnan
Original compositions take some time to seep into the audience, but end up creating space for the band and winning real fans on the long term. Bengaluru may be at the tipping point.
Mar 26 2008
RTI AND BANGALOREANS
Sunil Tinani
Prominent Bangalore-based RTI activists list evidence to show that bureaucrats are systematically trying to push the sunshine law back into the bottle. Here's how.
Mar 23 2008
EXPERTSPEAK
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Chandrashekar Hariharan
How to incorporate features in your house that reduce environmental damage. Join the many Bangaloreans who are already doing this.
Feb 05 2008
GROWTH AND THE CITY
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Zainab Bawa
How do you go about widening roads when there are private properties, trees, and urban clusters in the areas proposed for widening? Can these be demolished for the sake of ease of everyday travel? Enter TDR. Zainab Bawa walks you through.
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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
PUBLIC TRANSPORT
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Muralidhar Rao
BMTC cannot cope up with the city's exploding need for transport. One option is to end its monopoly status.
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Aug 01 2007
VIOLATIONS THE NORM
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S Gurudas
Public spaces are subject to all kinds of violations. One can see illegal and dangerous violations under High Tension Lines in Koramangala.
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STORM WATER DRAIN ENCROACHMENT DEMOLITION SAGA
Nagesh Aras
Who would be actually paying the damages? If the government pays any compensation, almost the entire cost would be paid by the Bangaloreans, given that the city generates about 80% of state GDP. Do you like the idea?
Aug 16 0026
BENGALURU'S WATER ISSUES
Johan Enqvist
Nature and society have acted to worsen Bengaluru's water problems, but Johan Enqvist, a researcher finds lake groups are helping see urban water issues in a new light.
 
 

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