User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Citizen-Protests
Last updated: Dec 03 2019 13:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: Drinking water contamination | Bus lane violators fined | Protest by Hulimavu flood-affected..and more 3.12.2019 Citizen Matters
After the recent BIS report, another study has found that drinking water in Bengaluru is severely contaminated. Read more on this and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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How social media is strengthening the youth climate movement in India 28.11.2019 Citizen Matters
While policy makers and adult activists are busy figuring out the logistics of the imminent COP25 in Madrid, student strikers in India are busy organising mass movements across their cities. And Facebook, Twitter, Instagram are proving to be their chief allies in this.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Deadline on Kannada signboards | STPs linked to Mahadevapura’s poor roads | HC order on illegal pubs 23.11.2019 Citizen Matters
After November 30, shops that don't have 60 percent of their signage in Kannada would have their trade licenses revoked. Read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
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Will Mangaluru’s ‘Selfie with Pothole’ campaign yield results as new local council takes office? 19.11.2019 Citizen Matters
The campaign was launched ahead of the recently conducted local body elections in the hope that citizens would remember the state of road infrastructure when they cast their votes; it is now to be seen whether elected council members will take note and act on it.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Traffic police notifies bus lane | 8 transit hubs to decongest city | 4000 residents protest in Haralur..and more 18.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Last week, traffic police notified the bus priority lane on ORR. Meanwhile, eight transit hubs are being planned around Bengaluru to reduce traffic congestion. Read more on news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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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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Bengaluru Residents Want Lawmakers To Quit Over Bad Roads, Infrastructure 18.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The residents of Bengaluru's Mahadevapura today gathered at one of the worst traffic zones in the city to protest against the crumbling infrastructure and poor civic amenities, demanding that their...
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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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