User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Citizen-Protests
Last updated: Jan 19 2019 10:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Why are Bellandur citizens spending this Saturday morning in a human chain? 26.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
On Saturday, October 27th, the city will be witness to yet another human chain, organised this time by the disgruntled citizens of Bellandur, one of the largest wards of Bengaluru. Find out what their demands are.
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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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