User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Citizen-Protests
Last updated: Dec 15 2018 09:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Now it’s Cubbon Park: Just how many times should Bengalureans protest, to save their heritage? 8.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Several laws have been made, and commissions formed, to protect Bengaluru's heritage. Why then do we have to get on to the streets and protest every time our commons is threatened?
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New construction in Cubbon Park: High Court permits 7-storey building, citizens to protest 31.10.2019 Citizen Matters
New construction is restricted in Cubbon Park by law and court orders. But a recent High Court order has allowed construction of a seven-storey annexe building of the HC itself here, and that too, replacing a heritage structure
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Govt response after #MahadevapuraDemands protest: Nothing new, residents say 24.10.2019 Citizen Matters
The #MahadevapuraDemands protest against elected representatives last Friday seems to have had some positive impact. But residents of the constituency are not yet ready to celebrate.
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Mahadevapura citizens to protest Friday against “filth, traffic jams and pollution”, demand MP, MLA, corporators resign 17.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with crumbling infrastructure in their constituency, residents of Mahadevapura are holding a protest tomorrow at Marathahalli. They are demanding the resignation of all their elected representatives, including MLA Aravind Limbavali and MP P C Mohan
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Many problems, one humble solution, yet Indian cities continue to ignore that 1.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Lessons learnt globally point to the many benefits of cycling -- whether in terms of health, reduced congestion or even greater equality. Yet, whether in Kolkata, Bangalore or Pune, a sustained thrust to promote cycling in our cities is clearly missing.
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Climate Strike comes to India — three things to keep in mind 29.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over the last one week, thousands of Indian students and youth across India, inspired by the Global Climate Strike organised by ‘Fridays for Future’, marched together to demand immediate action to mitigate local and global climate risks. What should be the way forward?
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Pourakarmikas protest BBMP move to regularise only a few, Commissioner assures action 24.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Pourakarmikas demanded regularisation of all 18,000 workers, at a protest today. BBMP's current regularisation process excludes genuine workers based on age, educational qualification, and the requirement for online applications, they pointed out.
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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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