User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Citizen-Protests
Last updated: May 06 2019 14:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Why Bengaluru’s proposed mega elevated road corridor has sparked protests 16.3.2019 Scroll.in
Activists say the project won’t ease the city’s chronic traffic congestion or ensure inclusive mobility. It will only damage the environment.
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Why I am going to protest against the Elevated Corridor, and what the govt should be doing first 15.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The government can take some quick impact decisions to fix the road congestion issue - including improving signal timings and rationalising bus routes.
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Karachi Bakery harassment: 9 arrested by Bengaluru Police 24.2.2019 Scroll.in
The men claimed they were social workers.
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Why two-wheeler riders hate helmets — and why they should not! 19.2.2019 Citizen Matters
In Pune, a two-wheeler rider wore a cooking pan on his head, to protest the crackdown on helmet-less riders. In Puducherry, the chief minister himself led a dharna against mandatory use of helmets by all two-wheeler riders. What's behind such apparently senseless protests?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Flyover to be repaired | Showers predicted | Accident at Namma Metro 28.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From BBMP's roads to problems in garbage disposal to weather prediction, all the news that matters to you in one place.
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Here’s why residents are fighting in court against composting plant in Bengaluru 25.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of follow ups have not been able to help the KCDC plant in HSR Layout function scientifically, and residents are bearing the brunt. A residents welfare association has recently filed a writ petition in the High Court demanding the closure of the plant.
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Where is BJP getting the money from? Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy asks PM Modi over poaching allegations 19.1.2019 Zee News : India National
Four dissidents skipped the CLP meeting in Bengaluru on Friday, which was called as a show of strength to counter an alleged bid by the BJP to topple the Congress-JDS coalition in Karnataka.
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‘No citizen movement can represent universal will of people’ 18.1.2019 Citizen Matters
There is bound to be a strong reason for people who support elevated roads in their own backyard to oppose 'steel flyover' in another area. Such complex arguments can never be classified into binaries. Here's a slice of such complexity simplified for clarity.
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Yet another success story of bribe-free Khatas from Bengaluru 9.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
How a group of aware and vocal citizens fought and received their Khata certificates without having to pay any bribes to anyone.
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