User: meerak Topic: all-bengaluru
Category: Bengaluru civic
Last updated: May 30 2019 18:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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BBMP, the misunderstood eco-warrior 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters
The real reason BBMP does not pick up calls is its concern for the environment, says the author
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Dry borewells, lost lakes: In Karnataka, another summer of water shortage portends severe crisis 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Though pre-monsoon showers have brought some relief this year, residents as well as officials are worried about the summers to come.
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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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Minsarathai Semippom: Small steps for big change 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Minsarathai Semippom, an initiative aimed at spreading consumer awareness on consumption of electricity, is helping citizens cut down on energy costs through reduction and optimisation in consumption.
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT action to save lakes | Draft policy to ease commute | Action plan for air quality 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Action to be taken against encroachers of Kaikondarahalli lake buffer zone, sewage and rainwater to be diverted away from Bellandur lake, draft commute policy and new air quality action plan for Bengaluru - read more on what happened in the city over the past week
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What can Chennai learn from Kerala and Bengaluru on citizen participation in urban governance? 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The divergent models followed by Kerala and Bengaluru to ensure participation of citizens in ward committees can hold vital learning for Chennai, where citizens seek a greater say in local governance.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB supply hits peak | Committee opposes separate contractors for wet and dry waste | Traffic cops take up civic works 4.5.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP committee decides against separate contractors for wet and dry waste collection, BWSSB water supply at its highest ever this summer, traffic police takes up road and drain works - read more on what has happened in Bengaluru this week
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Towards water security: How to dig a recharge well 27.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Frustrated with water shortage, apartment communities in Bellandur are digging recharge wells in their own premises, to improve groundwater levels and be water-secure. Here is a detailed guide on how you too can build a recharge well around your home or layout
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Source water locally, ban borewells, to prevent scarcity 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The reason for Bengaluru's water scarcity is our disconnect with the source of water. To reverse this, each ward should be made to generate water locally, and Cauvery water be taxed heavily, opines the author
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Names Of 2 Lakh Voters Deleted In Bengaluru, Alleges Karnataka BJP 19.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Karnataka BJP today alleged that names of at least two lakh voters were deleted in the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls and demanded stringent action against the ''black sheep'' who played the...
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For Voters With Disabilities, Ola To Offer Free Rides In Karnataka 18.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Cab aggregator Ola said on Wednesday that would drive people with disabilities to the polling booths in Karnataka for free, in association with the Election authorities.
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I am a voter and I feel like Lord Shiva 17.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This election, we are faced with the question of whether we are choosing our MP or the future Prime Minister. As parties get away with fielding inexperienced candidates in this scenario, we ourselves have to force them to field better candidates, opines a voter
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The invisible, informal sewage disposal system of Bengaluru 3.4.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
Bengaluru city has grown far beyond what its sewerage system can support, and in this gap exists an entire grey market of faecal sludge management pr
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Encroachment removal drive continues at K.R. Market 31.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
Many shops have remained shut as traders fear action from BBMP authorities
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Encroachment clearance drive at K.R. Market today 29.3.2019 Hindu: Cities
Traders asked to remove goods and material blocking exits
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New record in property tax collection, but short of BBMP target 28.3.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
The collection is ₹2,510 crore while the target is ₹3,100 crore
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Resident groups, experts and well-diggers discuss solutions to deal with water crisis 28.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
In a water workshop this week, apartment communities talked about measures they had taken to deal with water scarcity. Water metering and reuse, limiting consumption, holding awareness campaigns, rejuvenating lakes were among the initiatives discussed.
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How Swachh Bharat remains a poor joke in Bengaluru 26.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With elections round the corner, Modi's nationwide cleanliness campaign seems to be failing miserably in Bengaluru. What can citizens do to reclaim their clean and green spaces?
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Over 2500 citizens come together to protest against elevated corridor 18.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A large coalition of citizen groups demanded more effective and economical alternatives to address Bengaluru's traffic problems.
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BMTC launches new routes connecting Sarjapur Road with E-City; is this what residents need? 5.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BMTC has launched three new bus routes along the IT corridor, to service Sarjapur Road neighbourhoods. In a mini function today, MLA Haris and MLC Rizwan Arshad flagged off the new service. Two of the
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