User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Lakes
Last updated: Oct 17 2019 21:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mahadevapura citizens to protest Friday against “filth, traffic jams and pollution”, demand MP, MLA, corporators resign 17.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with crumbling infrastructure in their constituency, residents of Mahadevapura are holding a protest tomorrow at Marathahalli. They are demanding the resignation of all their elected representatives, including MLA Aravind Limbavali and MP P C Mohan
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Three-way segregation, as in Bengaluru, soon to be streamlined in Chennai: Alby John, RDC South 15.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Alby John Varghese, Regional Deputy Commissioner (South) has been trying to make a meaningful difference in the areas of waste management, rainwater harvesting and restoration of water bodies. In this exclusive interview, he talks of the various initiatives undertaken. 
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Bengaluru Buzz: Hundreds of homes flooded | Trial run of ORR bus lane from Oct 20 | BBMP repeats promise on tree census 13.10.2019 Citizen Matters
About 500 homes in north Bengaluru were flooded last week after Doddabidarakallu lake was breached by heavy rains. Read more on news from the city last week, in our weekly roundup
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All you need to know about Bengaluru’s Adopt-a-Street initiative 30.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Under BBMP's new 'Adopt-a-Street' initiative, citizen groups and corporates can formally adopt and maintain streets. But will the programme sustain, or will it fizzle out like BBMP's previous adoption programmes?
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Metro rail and story of development of Bhopal in CM’s words 27.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath gave detailed description of how the Bhopal Metro Rail Project started at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the project. The Chief Minister said that when he was Urban Development Minister, he had gone to the launching ceremony of the Metro Rail Project started in Jaipur. Prior to that, he […]
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Bengaluru citizens launch political party, will contest 2020 BBMP election 23.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with the poor governance of Bengaluru, a group of citizens have come together to launch Bengaluru NavaNirmana Party (BNP). They commit to represent all citizens of the city, and aim to contest only in local elections
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Bengaluru Buzz: Zonal budgets for BBMP? | Major reduction in traffic fines unlikely | Modified PRR approved…and more 21.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Instead of having a single budget for all of BBMP, there could be separate budgets for the city's eight zones, BBMP Commissioner B H Anil Kumar has proposed. Read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
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Bengalureans will strike for climate justice on Global Climate Week 19.9.2019 Citizen Matters
On September 20th, Bengaluru will participate in the Global Climate Strike. This will be followed by a series of events till September 27th
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“Bengaluru is the future of dozens of Indian cities” 19.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Does Bengaluru's explosive growth make it a unique city? How does Bengaluru compare with other Indian and Asian cities?
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Panathur road: Where traffic jams never end, even at midnight 27.8.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes hours to cross Panathur road, a 6-km ‘shortcut’ connecting ORR with ITPL. At several stretches here, two cars can’t pass by at the same time. Yet, huge apartments are approved along this road, and restricted heavy vehicles allowed to ply
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Football: Real Kashmir aim to upset Mohun Bagan, East Bengal face Gokulam Kerala in Durand Cup semis 21.8.2019 Scroll.in
East Bengal will take on Gokulam Kerala followed by Real Kashmir’s clash with Mohun Bagan in the double-header at the Salt Lake Stadium.
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Why Koramangala looks like a war zone: Five ongoing projects in 4 sq km 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With five major infrastructure projects, and several smaller ones, Koramangala resembles a massive construction site these days. Neither the hapless residents nor the authorities are clear about the details of these projects, or why they are needed at all
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Bengaluru Buzz: Over 500 new dengue cases in four days | HC order to restore 19 lakes | Suicide rates spiking…and more 17.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Huge spike in dengue cases, High Court orders state government to create artificial lakes if it can't restore encroached ones, BBMP to map vulnerable structures - read more on what happened in the city this week
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Bengaluru Buzz: Flood alert in city | RWAs to prevent idol immersion in lakes | Toilets near Metro stations 11.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Flood warning issued in 80 localities in Bengaluru, RWA members asked to guard lakes during Ganesha Chaturthi, lack of state ministers delay Metro land acquisition - catch up on news from the city last week
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Thirsty city tantrums: How Bengaluru’s thirst for water is felt 400 km away 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
To satiate Bengaluru's unending thirst, water has been diverted from many rivers, including those from the Western Ghats. But these projects are starving local populations of water, and destroying ecosystems
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How a residents’ group saved Benniganahalli lake from going the Bellandur way 6.8.2019 Citizen Matters
When Benniganahalli lake started frothing in 2017, residents of the nearby Pai Layout pushed BBMP to restore it. The cleaned-up lake bed is now filled by monsoon rains. The residents have also formed a Trust to develop a jogging track and other facilities here in coordination with BBMP
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Football: Wangjam scores as Bengaluru FC fight back to draw against Army Red in Durand Cup opener 5.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
New signing Suresh Wangjam netted from the penalty spot late in the second-half to cancel Liton Shil’s opener for Army Red.
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Indian football: Durand Cup group D matches moved to Kolkata from Siliguri 29.7.2019 Scroll.in
Chennaiyin FC, Gokulam Kerala, TRAU and Air Force are the four teams of the group.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP opposes plan to allow hoardings in city | Bellandur lake restoration progresses | Forest land to go for Metro…and more 27.7.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP to push for implementation of its hoarding ban, BDA starts works to prevent sewage entry to Bellandur lake, a 1.75-acre forest patch to be acquired for Metro line, spurt in dengue cases - read more on what happened in the city this week
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Bengaluru Buzz: HC order to regulate rallies | BBMP’s dengue data insufficient, says Health Dept | Streetlight survey in Vasanthnagar 20.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
High Court orders state government to regulate rallies in Bengaluru, Health Department blames BBMP for not submitting timely data on dengue, Vasanthnagar residents demand streetlights to make their neighbourhood safe - read more on what happened in the city this week
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