User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Citizen-Protests
Last updated: Sep 20 2019 19:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Here’s how you can help the Bengaluru police manage traffic 20.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Two days ago, City Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao announced that the number of traffic wardens would be increased to 2500. Here's how you too can apply to be a traffic warden and help manage Bengaluru's chaotic roads
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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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Tabrez Ansari lynching: IIM-B staff, students write to Narendra Modi, call for fresh inquiry 17.9.2019 Scroll.in
The signatories expressed shock and concern over Jharkhand Police’s handling of the case.
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Garment factory workers protest lack of minimum wages 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While most workers in Karnataka now get minimum wages of Rs 11,557 per month, garment factory workers are still paid Rs 7000-8000. State government has not increased their wages as per the law, or even after a recent court order
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: Residents around Bellahalli landfill protest | Slump in Ganesha idol sales | Flooding in Panathur 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Around Thursday, garbage started piling up in Bengaluru, as the residents around Bellahalli landfill prevented the city's waste from being dumped there. Read more on this, and other news from the city, in our weekly roundup
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2 km drive takes more than an hour – why Bellandur citizens are protesting tomorrow 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Bellandur residents are staging a peaceful protest and forming a human chain on August 20th to highlight traffic congestion and pollution in and around their community.
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Where cars are king and pedestrians their slaves 17.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Thanks to lack of political will and unfortunate US-style aspiration, we have arrived at a sad state of affairs as far as urban mobility is concerned. In this first of a four-part series, the author explains the latent inequality and hierarchy in our city streets.
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When crocodiles roam city streets: The real reason behind Vadodara floods 16.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Yet another city, yet another time. A tale of how callous city administration ignored repeated warnings and saw Vadodara go under water following spells of intense rainfall over a day this monsoon.
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‘Peeda’: What urban villagers in Noida claim to have got in return for the lands they gave up 3.8.2019 Citizen Matters
A team of researchers met villagers and activists engaged in anindefinite dharna at the marble market site in Noida’s Sector 48. Here are the stories that the protesters shared as they explained their anger and grief.
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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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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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