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The big three question marks of Bengaluru 18.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
MLAs of R.R. Nagar, Yeshwantpur and K.R. Puram are being asked about the utilisation of funds they got since 2015
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‘Strengthen Lokayukta, make room for citizens to participate in governance’, says CIVIC manifesto 16.4.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Functional ward committees and metropolitan planning committee, people's participation in budget and more were the key demands placed by the NGO, CIVIC. ...
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Don't attack Gowda if you want post-poll ties: 'Kingmaker' JD(S) to Rahul 16.4.2018 Top Stories
The big question, however, remains if the JD (S) will form the government with the BJP if Karnataka has a hung assembly?
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Action sought against Minor Irrigation Department officials 16.4.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
Bengaluru residents raise issue of lake encroachment at meet
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MLA ratings of B.PAC come under criticism 14.4.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Sarvagna Nagar MLA K.J. George was the topper
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Battleground Karnataka: BJP manifesto may look to restore Lokayukta's power 14.4.2018 All Opinion Stories
Ahead of the Karnataka polls, BJP has completed an elaborate and structured exercise for drafting its manifesto but it still has to firm up its position on corruption and land acquisition
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BBMP working overtime to reopen waste processing plants 13.4.2018 Hindu: Home
High Court had given civic body one month to make all the waste processing plants operational
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HC asks cricket body if it will seek extra water for IPL pitches, ground 13.4.2018 General News
The Bombay High Court today sought to know from the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) if it would seek additional water supply from the Pune civic body for ground and pitch maintenance for six IPL matches shifted to that city from Chennai. The MCA stadium at Gahunje in Pune will host the remaining six 'home' matches of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) after these were shifted from the southern city following protests over the Cauvery water-sharing issue in the Tamil Nadu capital. A division bench of justices A S Oka and Riyaz Chagla sought the MCA response while hearing a public interest litigation filed by NGO Loksatta Movement in 2016. Opposing holding of IPL matches in Maharashtra, the NGO had raised concerns over water usage for ground management at a time when the state was reeling under drought. The bench was today informed by the petitioner's lawyer that while originally 11 matches were to be played in Maharashtra during the ongoing IPL, six games, which were to be ..
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Karnataka polls: Cong's urbane outreach at odds with state's civic problems 13.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Earlier, political parties targetted Bengaluru's slums because they had captive vote banks, but turnout pattern in 2013 Assembly polls was perhaps a wake-up call on the emergence of a strong middle cl
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Uber aims to reduce traffic & congestion with 'Movement' 13.4.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Apr. 12 (ANI): With an aim to help civic authorities, traffic police, researchers, think tanks and policymakers discover ways to apply data to make better infrastructure and traffic
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Zonal regulations — a new poll plank? 13.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Of late, illegal commercialisation in residential areas is an issue that has united citizens across the city
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Uber aims to reduce traffic & congestion with 'Movement' 12.4.2018 General News
With an aim to help civic authorities, traffic police, researchers, think tanks and policymakers discover ways to apply data to make better infrastructure and traffic management decisions, cab aggregator Uber on Thursday launched the second phase of 'Movement' in India.'Movement' is a free tool which uses Uber's anonymised data from millions of trips to help urban planners redefine the urban mobility landscape in their cities.The company shares the same goals as planners and policymakers and is focussed on addressing challenges such as tackling congestion and pollution, reducing individual car ownership, complementing public transport, promoting efficient use of existing mobility assets and ride sharing.Keeping this in mind, 'Movement' was introduced in 10 cities last year.Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber, earlier today formally launched the second phase of 'Movement', making the data available for Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad for the first time, and marking a commitment to ...
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Residents to protest against rooftop pub in HSR Layout 11.4.2018 deccanherald.com
The residents of HSR Layout will hold a silent protest in a bid to preserve the serene atmosphere of the residential locality. The protest-to be held by April last week-is directed against mushrooming pubs and bars in the area, particularly an upcoming establishment in Sector 4 which the residents claim is illegal. Residents claim that Bottleon a rooftop pub on the 17th cross, which is under construction, has violated the BBMPs building plan by constructing more than five floors measuring 120 feet high. The pub is also violating fire safety norms set by Karnataka Fire and Emergency Services, according to them. "We have submitted a letter to the fire department and the BBMP authorities to look into the violations and they have assured us that they will inspect it," said G S Krishna Murthy, former president of Federation of Resident Welfare Association, HSR Layout. He also said that the rooftop bar is being constructed very close to a place of worship, which is against the excise law. "This restaurant is ...
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Mayoral elections in Delhi by month-end, SDMC's on April 26 11.4.2018 General News
Mayoral polls in the three BJP-controlled municipal corporations in Delhi will be held by the end of this month, senior civic officials said today. "The elections for the posts of mayor, deputy mayor and three members of the standing committee of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation will be held on April 26," an SDMC official said. The notification for elections of mayor and deputy mayor of the SDMC has been issued, the official said. Sources said the mayoral polls in east and north Delhi municipal corporation (EDMC and NDMC) would be held on April 24 and April 27 respectively. The notifications are likely to be issued tomorrow. The Delhi Municipal Corporation Act provides for election of mayor and deputy mayor from among the councillors of the corporations in the first meeting of the House every year. The mayors and deputy mayors get a year-long term in the cities of Union Territories. The erstwhile Municipal Corporation of Delhi was trifurcated into North, South and East Delhi ...
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It’s my son who’s made a mistake, not me, will get ticket 100%, says Haris 10.4.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Haris says he has worked passionately in the field of education, water and footpaths. He says he is constantly in touch with people in the constituency and has worked to address all concerns. ...
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Survey of cities: Vizag ranked 17 10.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
‘Not holding civic elections since 2007 pulled down its scores’
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Man booked for extortion in Palghar 9.4.2018 General News
The district rural police has booked a man, claiming to be the editor of a local publication, for allegedly trying to extort Rs 20 lakh from a builder in Vasai area. The Tulinj police registered offences against the man under Indian Penal Code sections for extortion, the police said in a release. The builder alleged that the man had threatened to complain against him to the local civic body, which had taken up a drive to demolish illegal constructions, if he did not give him Rs 20 lakh, the police said. A probe was on into the case, the release added.
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BBMP’s poor record in TDR may hit new plan for metro line 9.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
BMRCL wants to build 3-km elevated corridor on roads planned to be widened
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Only 50,000 trade licences in this booming city 9.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
RTI activists allege illegal commercial establishments are mushrooming
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Koramangala flyover project moves closer to fruition 8.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
The BBMP has moved another step towards building the much-needed 2.4-km-long flyover from the Kendriya Sadan junction to the Ejipura Main Road junction in Koramangala, Southeast Bengaluru. The civic body has completed soil and pile tests for the Rs 204-crore project. "We conducted soil as well as pile testing to check whether the underneath of the piers holds good or not. The results are positive," K T Nagaraj, chief engineer, road infrastructure (projects central), BBMP, said. Two months ago, workers started laying 75 piers. The progress has been steady, he added. The flyover will be the longest free expressway in the city after the Sirsi Circle flyover on Mysuru Road. It will provide signal-free connectivity between the Ejipura Main Road-Inner Ring Road junction, the Sony World junction and the Kendriya Sadan junction. Along the way, it will link the Koramangala 8th Main Road junction, Koramangala 60 Feet Road, the Koramangala 5th Block 1A Cross junction and BDA Complex. The project has been awarded to ...
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