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Cyclone Titli enters West Bengal, causes destruction in Jhargram, Paschim Medinipur districts 13.10.2018 Scroll.in
The cyclone has killed 13 people so far.
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10 years of committed citizenry: Tracing the journey of the Citizens’ Action Forum 12.10.2018 Citizen Matters
The Citizens' Action Forum completed a decade this year. It has an impressive record of committed activism, working on issues that affect a large section of the people in the city. Take a look at all that the Forum has been doing for Bengaluru and where they stand now.
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No system in Bengaluru to ensure people have their say in elevated corridors 5.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Projects like elevated corridors will continue to be implemented without discussion with civil society, unless people are empowered to question, suggest alternatives and become a part of the process. Why exactly are people not able to raise their voice to a level that's heard?
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“Time is money…we must ensure it is not wasted in Bangalore traffic” 26.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As his term comes to an end, outgoing mayor Sampath Raj answers questions on his tenure, BBMP administration in general and what the new mayor of Bengaluru should prioritise.
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The colourful jewels from nature that adorn our city 1.9.2018 Citizen Matters
It's true that our cities are choking with dust, soot and pollution. Yet, there is also a lot of precious beauty, if only one cares to look a little deeper. Some photos from treasure-hunting in Bengaluru.
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Open letter to Chief Minister of Karnataka: Elevated Beda, Suburban Train, BRT, LastMile Beku 21.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Elevated roads do not solve the traffic problem - they shift it to another place. The government must decide to move people, not move vehicles, says Sandeep Anirudhan in his letter.
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Bangalore Buzz: False quake alarm, BDA complex demolition, low rank on livability index 20.8.2018 Citizen Matters
For busy readers, start your week with a quick recap of some of the important headlines from your city last week.
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Kaggadasapura stinks, and it’s an environmental disaster 16.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
And residents are not going to take it lying down. They have decided to come together in protest against the status quo.
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From Delhi air to Bengaluru lakes, will environment finally be an election issue in 2019? 7.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Environment has been a part of manifestos of the major national parties over the last few years. But will the growing pressure from young voters and the urban middle class finally force them to go beyond lip service to issues like pollution, tree cutting and waste?
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Discover India's poshest homes 6.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
These exist in a unique world of by-invitation-only properties -- those that are never advertised and which money alone cannot buy.One cannot simply walk in for a tour of these apartments. A buyer must first meet the developer's targeted social criteria to get invited for a walkthrough of the property.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Trader licences revoked, SPV project pushed and 1000 transformers uprooted 28.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Your chance to catch up on news that matters: Here's a quick wrap of some important headlines from your city over the week gone by.
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Panel explores solutions for Bengaluru’s loss of greenery 27.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Many issues came into light in the event, such as the need to coordinate activities between the Forest Department and the BBMP, need for prudence in planning and the role of citizen activism, in greening Bengaluru. »
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Lessons from Singapore on nurturing urban greenery in Bengaluru 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Our representatives go to Singapore often. But what have they learnt from what they see there? Can Bengaluru take a few cues from Singapore in developing and nurturing greenery? »
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Bengaluru is treating groundwater like ‘overdrawn credit card’ 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply. »
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Bangalore has 11,000 acres of forest area: Dipika Bajpai 29.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Raintrees provide shade and keep the carbon emissions in check. But it would be difficult to plant them now as they need too much space. We have other species that can line our roads. But not having trees is not an option, says Dipika. »
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How can policy and regulation help fix Bengaluru’s environment? 27.6.2018 Citizen Matters
There are many laws that relate to greenery in Bengaluru, but they all need to talk the same language in order to actually protect greenery. Ambiguity in laws needs to be eliminated. »
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Bin the TenderSURE, plant more trees, says forest official who greened Bengaluru 26.6.2018 Citizen Matters
S R Neginhal, the pioneer of urban forestry who was tasked with greening Bengaluru once and did it successfully, talks about Bengaluru's green cover, why the city is losing it and the way forward. »
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Manoj Tiwari writes to Arvind Kejriwal asking him to return and resume work 26.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Manoj Tiwari, in an unsparing attack, has asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to return to Delhi "at the earliest" and take charge. The BJP leader has written a letter to the CM, citing media reports that he has been declared fit as a fiddle by doctors of Jindal Naturopathy Institute. "As per the media reports citing latest health bulletin by Jindal Naturopathy Institute, doctors have described your health as completely good. Now that you have been declared fit by the doctors, you must return to Delhi at the earliest and resume work," Tiwari has written. He wants Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief to prioritise de-silting of drains with the monsoon in the national capital around the corner. "With monsoon set to hit Delhi next week, immediate attention of Delhi government is needed to ensure unclogging of drains so that Delhiites do not face waterlogging on streets and residential colonies," the letter reads. The North East Delhi MP also mentioned the acute water crisis ...
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Jackfruit Mela attracts crowds 23.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Delicacies, saplings available for sale; producers from many districts set up stalls
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Greens force adjournment of public hearing on widening Bengaluru-Mysuru highway 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
A meeting had been called to discuss removal of trees for the project
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