Voices
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Sep 05 2008
SGBS TRUST
Anantraman S
Free vocational training for the poor from Unnati.
Sep 01 2008
RIGHT TO HEALTHCARE
Sudha Narasimhachar
What this day meant to thousands of poor people, who are at the mercy of a corrupt and inefficient system.
Aug 27 2008
INDEPENDENCE DAY EXPERIENCE
Srinand Piedpet
Total disregard for no-parking signs near Lalbagh on Independence days.
Aug 21 2008
STRAY DOG MENACE
Naveen Arulselvan
Do we wait for yet another child to be mauled before addressing the stray dog menace?
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Aug 16 2008
COMMUTER WOES
Ranjith P
Problems at the KR Puram Flyover Bridge cause trauma for commuters
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Aug 15 2008
PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION
B Venkatraman
A ploy to shield the corrupt who might have shared their ill gotten wealth with the mighty and powerful
Aug 14 2008
TRAFFIC WOES
Rajeswari S
A citizen's account of the ordeal she had to go through on road to reach the railway station, all in vain.
Aug 13 2008
THE ECO VOICE
Deepa Mohan
Should I wear eco-friendly cotton and keep washing and starching them or should I use blends? What about leather footwear or handbags....
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Jul 23 2008
LOSS OF GREENERY
Sanjuktha Mukund
I am a nature lover and it is killing me to see all the tree cover just vanish from Banglore. Have you seen CMH road recently? Why are the trees being chopped left, right and center? Are we even aware of the HUGE price we are paying and for what...
Jul 22 2008
CITIZEN VOLUNTEER
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Shyamnath Janardhanan
A team of volunteers bring cheer into the lives of the old and the young, at Ananda Ashram on Bannerghatta road
Jul 18 2008
NEW GOVERNMENT'S TASK
N Mukund
BBMP should first collect tax through existing facilities.
Jun 26 2008
WALKING THE TALK
Meenakshi Bharath
An initiative gets underway to get citizens of Malleswaram to become active in public matters like waste segregation, citizen policing and more.
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Jun 18 2008
EXPRESSO
Rajangam
My suggestions to decongest Bangalore.
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Jun 05 2008
VOTER TURNOUT
Benedict Paramanand
Headlines like ‘middle class apathy’ to a meager turnout of 44 percent are plain wrong. In fact, the turnout may be as high as 80 percent.
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Jun 03 2008
CHANGING CITY
Srijaya N Char
Walks have become unpleasant with people's uncivic behaviour.
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May 15 2008
VOTER'S EXPERIENCE
Promod Kapur
I managed to vote but others not so lucky didn't find their names in the rolls.
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May 13 2008
Usha Srinath
I was not comfortable with the idea of voting. Yet I did.
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May 13 2008
VOTER'S EXPERIENCE
Huda Masood
I voted. And I'm proud to have voted, despite their best efforts to discourage me to vote, every step of the way. And I will vote every time!
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May 11 2008
UNPLANNED GROWTH
Promod Kapur
Wasn't the traffic smoother without IT/BPO staff bearing taxis?
May 10 2008
AUTO TRAVEL WOES
Aditya Todi
Try getting an auto when it rains.
Apr 30 2008
TRAGIC EFFECT OF VIOLATIONS
M.Gurumurthy
How many boys need to lose their lives before we put an end to building violations?
Apr 21 2008
TRAFFIC RULES
Praveen Kumar A
Did I have to pay the fine? Could the police have seized my bike?
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Apr 17 2008
CITIZEN INITIATIVE
Malini Misra
Pedestrians face the most challenges in our roads. We are trying to tackle the issue rather than just complain. Our first programme will be on 20th April in Sanjaynagar.
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Apr 04 2008
IMPACT OF VEHICLES
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Srinivas
Imagine the near future where people have to travel 5 to 10 kms in search of parking and walk to reach their destinations from there.
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