User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Citizen-Protests
Last updated: Aug 19 2018 19:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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LIVE! Rainfall intensity over Kerala decreasing: IMD 19.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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‘Not plastic’, but Bengaluru will now grapple with discarded polyester flags post Independence Day 17.8.2018 Citizen Matters
The state ban on plastic and the central government advisory against use of plastic flags this Independence Day meant that many vendors switched to polyester fabric flags. But what does this really mean? What will be the impact of our celebrations on the environment?
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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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Foam in Bengaluru’s treated water throws plan to use it in agriculture into jeopardy 1.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Plan of using treated water in agriculture is a new idea. The foam and froth have put a temporary stop to the project. What needs to be done to make the project a viable option where treated water can be used?
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Bellandur residents want water, road, lake and garbage problems fixed in time-bound manner 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Garbage, footpath, roads - problems are present everywhere. Tired of this, residents are asking the government to fix it, and have said if not, they will fight it out legally. »
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MNS protest against Mumbai potholes is a bigger attack against pedestrians! 23.7.2018 Citizen Matters
To protest potholes, axe-wielding men of the Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS) dig up a well-laid footpath. Government authorities evict vendors from station premises and allow car parking in the space. Who cares for the pedestrian in Mumbai? »
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Street vendors to BBMP: cover all street vendors in surveys, issue id cards to all 18.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Legalising street vending in Bengaluru is still a long shot, and there are many things that the BBMP needs to do. What are they? »
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‘CM has breached trust of Delhiites’ 21.6.2018 Hindu: News
Kejriwal has attended office only 15 days since Feb, says Gupta
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Making Bengaluru Greener through collective efforts 19.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
How can Bengaluru bring back the lost green glory? what can practically be done, and by whom? »
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Unravelling the Gauri Lankesh murder case 16.6.2018 Hindu: News
The Karnataka police think they have cracked the case. Why they think so. And how they did it
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Protest against lynching incident, citizenship Bill 15.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Protest against lynching incident, citizenship Bill
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975-year old lake awaits justice while BBMP, landgrabbers want to encroach it 8.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Protests and court cases are fighting for this lake. Why did the High Court say it was a private land, when the lake had a history of 975 years? »
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Fast, furious, unethical: social media is the emotional remote control for electioneering 6.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Along with tried and tested traditional methods, modern technology is influencing voters like never before, to change the face of politics in India. »
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Protest at Church Street over ‘privatisation’ 1.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
A group of civic activists, under the banner of Forum for Urban Governance and Commons (FUGC), held a peaceful protest at Church Street on Friday mor
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Protest against Church Street privatisation 31.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Citizens want the civic body to cancel the plan
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14 arrested in Bengaluru for lynching Rajasthan man 24.5.2018 Hindu: National
He was beaten to death after being mistaken for a child kidnapper.
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Kamal Haasan visits Thoothukudi firing victims 23.5.2018 General News
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday met people injured in police firing on protestors marching against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant here and demanded to know who ordered the firing.
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Citizens’ demands are reflecting in manifestos of BJP and Congress, but is it enough? 11.5.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
For many, manifestos have become a hackneyed political tool replete with vague, recycled promises
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I will continue to fight for rights of poor, says Nirmala from CPI(ML), Yeshwanthpur candidate 10.5.2018 Citizen Matters
Communist Party of India (Marxist-Lenin) (CPI(ML)) is contesting a few seats in Karnataka this election. We spoke to Yeshwanthpur candidate Nirmala to understand her poll pitch and ideas. Excerpts: People of Yeshwanthpur do not know »
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