User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Citizen-Protests
Last updated: Dec 06 2018 19:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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"Where Were You Sleeping?": HD Kumaraswamy's Barb Lost In Translation 19.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's comments on a woman farmer have stirred up a controversy with the opposition training its guns on him. Hundreds of sugarcane farmers have been protesting in...
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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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Mall To Replace Bengaluru Complex, Residents Worry About Trees, Traffic 10.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Residents of Bengaluru's upmarket Indiranagar are concerned about the civic agency's plan to knock down an over three-decade-old commercial complex in the area and erect a mall in its place. The mall...
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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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Street vendors to BBMP: cover all street vendors in surveys, issue id cards to all 18.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Legalising street vending in Bengaluru is still a long shot, and there are many things that the BBMP needs to do. What are they? »
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Rs 2 Lakh Loan Waiver Not Enough, Says Protesting Karnataka Farmers 9.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's waiver for crop loans up to Rs 2 lakh has not pleased the farmers, who are demanding a complete waiver of all loans. Today, hundreds of farmers descended upon...
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‘CM has breached trust of Delhiites’ 21.6.2018 Hindu: News
Kejriwal has attended office only 15 days since Feb, says Gupta
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Making Bengaluru Greener through collective efforts 19.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
How can Bengaluru bring back the lost green glory? what can practically be done, and by whom? »
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Unravelling the Gauri Lankesh murder case 16.6.2018 Hindu: News
The Karnataka police think they have cracked the case. Why they think so. And how they did it
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Protest against lynching incident, citizenship Bill 15.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Protest against lynching incident, citizenship Bill
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975-year old lake awaits justice while BBMP, landgrabbers want to encroach it 8.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Protests and court cases are fighting for this lake. Why did the High Court say it was a private land, when the lake had a history of 975 years? »
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