User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Citizen-Protests
Last updated: Mar 18 2019 18:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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City Buzz: Women’s wall of solidarity | Delhi water supply projects | Rent inflation in Mumbai…and more 5.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Sabarimala controversy has rocked the nation and created a stir across cities, especially among women; That and more news from our cities this week in this edition of City Buzz.
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Bengaluru: Bajrang Dal to protest against ‘anti-Hindu, anti-Indian’ New Year celebrations 28.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The outfit demanded a ban on hookah bars and pubs and asked citizens to refrain from ‘nonsensical’ parties on December 31.
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How garbage burning contributes to Bengaluru’s air quality crisis 28.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The mismanagement of solid waste continues in Bengaluru with incessant garbage burning. There are PILs filed in the High Court, but will they help reducing burning of garbage?
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Bengaluru Buzz: No defence land for BBMP | State to appeal on buffer zone | Midday meal nutrition debate 15.12.2018 Citizen Matters
From rules that govern real estate to defence land saga to midday meal controversy, all important news that you need to know from Bengaluru, in one place.
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BBMP promises timely wages and pay slips to contract civic workers 13.12.2018 Citizen Matters
BBMP Contract Civic Workers Union held a protest to draw BBMP's attention to the pending issues faced by the civic workers. BBMP promised to resolve them, as always.
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Parents, activists and academia divided while State Cabinet intends to modify RTE Act 11.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
State Cabinet has decided to amend the Right to Education rules to go for private schools only where government schools do not exist. Legal precedence doesn't support this. What are the implications of the amendment, and what are parents worried about?
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Loopholes that can render Bengaluru’s Ward Committees useless 6.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ward committees looks good in theory. Bengaluru has started witnessing monthly meetings in wards slowly. But is the existing system good enough to allow ward committees to work for public?
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LIVE! Delhi govt fined Rs 25 crore for pollution; to be deducted from officials' pay 3.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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LIVE! After Trump cancels, top African leader shortlisted for R-Day chief guest 10.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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