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Last updated: May 21 2019 14:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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How Bengaluru’s crumbling Dry Waste Collection Centres can be overhauled 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Dry Waste Collection Centres (DWCCs) perform the critical function of collecting, sorting and disposing of dry waste in the city. But the majority of these centres are dilapidated, with few facilities and difficult work conditions. A recent study suggests ways to change this.
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Bengaluru Buzz: KSPCB action against polluters | Hike in water tariff planned | Schools enforce rules on bag weight 18.5.2019 Citizen Matters
KSPCB slaps notices and cases against 331 polluters in the state, BWSSB plans to increase water tariff by 15 percent, schools ask students to carry lighter bags - read more on what has been happening in Bengaluru this week
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Here’s how a Whitefield apartment community got its residents to vote 14.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
At Prestige Shantiniketan apartment in Whitefield, a small group of volunteers helped residents vote this election. The volunteers identified those missing from voter rolls, helped them enrol, and even arranged transportation on election day. As a result, 71 percent of the residents here voted
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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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BMRC to acquire church land for Metro, Tree Officer says not yet 12.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The heritage All Saints Church is set to lose over 100 hundred trees and other structures to land acquisition for Metro rail. While BMRC announced that it will go ahead with the acquisition despite public protests, BBMP Tree Officer asserts that a decision can be taken only after an inspection report on tree felling, and public consultations
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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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Alahalli lake restored, after eight long years 30.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Around a decade back, Alahalli lake was filled with sewage and garbage. Birds and fish did not thrive here anymore. Here's the story of how citizens got this lake restored, with eight years of persistent efforts
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Telecom Services Likely To Be Disrupted In Bengaluru Over Payment Issues 28.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
People in Bengaluru may face call drops and disruption in internet services as the local municipal body and telecom players are at loggerheads over payment issues.
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: Low voter turnout | HC upholds minimum wage hike in 34 industries | Properties to be acquired in ORR for Metro 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Voter turnout in Bengaluru lower than in 2014 elections, High Court upholds state government's decision to increase minimum wages in 34 industries, properties being acquired for Metro ORR line - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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Bangalore Central Congress candidate Rizwan Arshad: “Representatives should think out of the box” 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
MLC Rizwan Arshad is the Congress candidate for Bangalore Central constituency. In this interview with Citizen Matters, Rizwan talks about his accomplishments, Congress's poll promises on GST and police reforms, his allegation against MP P C Mohan, and so on
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Bengaluru Buzz: HC notice to BBMP on white-topping | Recharge wells in Bellandur | Redrawing wards proposed 13.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Bellandur residents dig recharge wells to capture monsoon rain, PIL hearing on white-topping South End Road, Bengaluru retains its position as the biggest office market in Asia-Pacific - here's news from the city this week
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Solar energy set to power electric vehicles in Bengaluru 3.4.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
The sun is set to power electric vehicles in the city. In an attempt to ensure that clean transport is driven by clean energy, Bangalore Electricity
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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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K.R. Market makeover to begin this July 3.4.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
Redevelopment plan includes restoring the heritage status of the market
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HC seeks details of OC applications since 2018 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
Was hearing petition, filed in 2015, questioning BBMP for not processing an application
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Why you don’t have a say in tree felling in Bengaluru 2.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
If more than 50 trees are to be axed for any project, authorities have to consult the public first, as per law. But how do authorities manage to avoid public consultations even when they axe hundreds of trees for mega projects?
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Namma Metro: Trees axed in Whitefield, compensatory planting in Uttara Kannada. Here’s why 1.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Hundreds of trees in Bengaluru are being felled for Metro rail, but compensatory saplings are often planted outside the city, or maybe never. Officials do not keep track of the saplings or ensure their survival either
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