User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Citizen-Protests
Last updated: Jul 12 2019 20:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Residential areas illegally commercialised, JP Nagar-ites protest 12.7.2019 Citizen Matters
The area around 24th Main road in JP Nagar is to be largely used for residential purposes, as per the city's Revised Master Plan (RMP 2015). But illegal commercialisation, and that too without adequate parking facilities, has made life here a nightmare for residents
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Nation-wide protest by doctors against assault in Kolkata 15.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nation-wide protest by doctors against assault in Kolkata
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Doctors’ strike: Medics at Kolkata’s RG Kar hospital resign en masse, say reports 14.6.2019 Scroll.in
The agitation by junior doctors in West Bengal entered its fourth day on Friday.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Vellara Jn-Pottery Town Metro work starts | Hike in power tariff | Majestic bus stand turns 50 1.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Electricity tariff hiked, work on the Vellara Junction-Pottery Town Metro line starts, traffic police gets prepared to tackle eventualities during monsoon - read more on what happened in Bengaluru this week
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Men Take Lead: Against treating menstruating women as untouchables 28.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Around 120 riders participated in a bike ride on Sunday to mark the international Menstrual Hygiene Day that falls on May 28th. The rally called for stopping isolation of women and treating them as untouchables during menstruation
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB assures water supply | Citizens protest tree felling | BBMP plans household medical waste disposal 27.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BWSSB assures continued water supply, BBMP plans scientific disposal of household biomedical waste, citizens protest decision to axe over 600 trees for Metro - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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Meet Tejasvi Surya, the MP-elect from Bangalore South 24.5.2019 Citizen Matters
BJP's Tejasvi Surya, a first-time contestant, is the MP from Bangalore South. Known best for his controversial statements, Surya defeated veteran Congress leader B K Hari Prasad by over three lakh votes
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Meet Sadananda Gowda, the MP-elect from Bangalore North 24.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
D V Sadananda Gowda, former minister in the Modi cabinet, has been elected as the MP from Bangalore North again. He secured over one lakh votes more than his closest rival, Krishna Byre Gowda of the Congress.
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Home buyers demand stronger RERA for Karnataka 21.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Around 200 home buyers protested at the Town Hall this Saturday, demanding better functioning of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) in Karnataka. The protesters said that the Karnataka RERA was allowing builders to get away with illegalities and to even flout its own orders
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What can Chennai learn from Kerala and Bengaluru on citizen participation in urban governance? 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The divergent models followed by Kerala and Bengaluru to ensure participation of citizens in ward committees can hold vital learning for Chennai, where citizens seek a greater say in local governance.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB supply hits peak | Committee opposes separate contractors for wet and dry waste | Traffic cops take up civic works 4.5.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP committee decides against separate contractors for wet and dry waste collection, BWSSB water supply at its highest ever this summer, traffic police takes up road and drain works - read more on what has happened in Bengaluru this week
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Struggling to meet living expenses, garment workers demand wage arrears of Rs 1862 crores 2.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Workers want companies which usually supply to big brands, pay them arrears worth 1800 crores, as per the state government’s draft notification on wage hike.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Low voter turnout | HC upholds minimum wage hike in 34 industries | Properties to be acquired in ORR for Metro 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Voter turnout in Bengaluru lower than in 2014 elections, High Court upholds state government's decision to increase minimum wages in 34 industries, properties being acquired for Metro ORR line - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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P Nagarajan, Coimbatore: Here’s how AIADMK MP, who defected to Dinakaran faction, fared in Parliament 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
P Nagarajan has seen the completion of 154 works under MPLADs during his tenure in various fields. The MP however has participated in fewer debates than the national and state average. The break up of the ADMK caused significant uncertainty in his position even during his tenure.
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Bangalore South candidate Vatal Nagaraj: “Duddilla, Jaathiyilla, that’s why I lost earlier” 11.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Vatal Nagaraj, known for his hardline pro-Kannada stand, is contesting from Bangalore South parliamentary constituency. In this interview with Citizen Matters, Nagaraj speaks on why he wants to be an MP, and how politics has changed over the decades
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Bangalore South BJP candidate Tejasvi Surya: “I believe in freedom of expression” 8.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Tejasvi Surya, the BJP candidate in Bangalore South constituency, has been a controversial figure. In this interview with Citizen Matters, Surya talks about freedom of speech, women's reservation, Bengaluru's water scarcity, and more
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I often forgot to sign attendance even when I was present in the House: Chittoor MP Sivaprasad 5.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Chittoor MP, Naramalli Sivaprasad usually gets the spotlight for his role play in various costumes outside the Lok Sabha. As he prepares to contest for a third time from the constituency, we ask him about his performance in the house as well as his plans for Chittoor city.
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Janasankalpa rally in Dharwad today 30.3.2019 Hindu: Fitness
Citizens for Democracy, a civil society movement started by Jayaprakash Narayan to fight Emergency, in collaboration with several other citizen groups
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Over 2500 citizens come together to protest against elevated corridor 18.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A large coalition of citizen groups demanded more effective and economical alternatives to address Bengaluru's traffic problems.
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Bengaluru Buzz: HC puts breaks on elevated corridor | Bannerghatta Park’s Eco-Sensitive Zone trimmed down | E-autos in IISc…and more 16.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Court orders and protests against the elevated corridor, trimming down of the Eco-Sensitive Zone of Bannerghatta National Park, E-autos on IISc campus - read more on what's been happening in Bengaluru this week
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