User: anushyab Topic: water-privatisation
Category: bangalore
Last updated: Aug 04 2017 03:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Death knell for citizen-led lake governance 3.8.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Bengaluru has become a bit notorious globally as videos of Bellandur lake catching fire and its froth blocking roads over the past couple of years have gone viral. But Bengaluru's lakes are also famous for another reason: the enormous citizen activism that has led to the protection, rejuvenation and beautification of many of its lakes, and the continued citizen efforts to save and revive the remaining ones. While Hebbal highlights citizen resistance to lake privatisation, lakes such as Kaikondrahalli, Puttenahalli and Jakkur have become success stories of partnerships between the municipal government and local citizen groups, where the former contributes resources and the latter contribute location-specific ideas, awareness building and monitoring. Unfortunately, the state government seems bent on destroying this slow progress towards decentralised and democratic environmental governance. Last week, it announced that all of Bengaluru's lakes would be handed over to the Minor Irrigation Department (MID). ...
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Bengaluru bandh: Bandh a no-show in busy Bengaluru; schools, colleges remain open | Bengaluru News - Times of India 13.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Bengaluru bandh: Bandh a no-show in busy Bengaluru; schools, colleges remain open | Bengaluru News - Times of India
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Privatisation, India style 8.5.2017 Rediff: Business
Over the years India's governments have turned several public goods into private ones, says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan.
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H1-B row: Should India's skilled workers worry about new US visa policies? 5.5.2017 Top Stories
Silicon Valley was critical of Trump's move, saying that there is a shortage of qualified Americans
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Tomorrow’s bandh and its likely impact 8.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Tomorrow’s bandh and its likely impact
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Tomorrow’s bandh and its likely impact 8.9.2016 Hindu: National
For the second time in less than a week, and the fourth time this year, the State is likely to shut down on Friday as numerous organisations lend their support to the bandh called against the Supreme...
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