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Time has perhaps come for a separate law for crimes against women: S T Ramesh, ex-DGP 16.1.2020 Citizen Matters
There has been much talk about gender-sensitisation of the police as well as procedural reforms vis-à-vis justice for rape survivors and other women victims of crime. S T Ramesh, former DGP and IGP of Karnataka Police, was a reformer within the force. Here are his thoughts on the subject.
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NHAI draws plan to build 22 greenfield expressways by FY25 16.1.2020 Projects Monitor

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has chalked out a Rs 3.10 lakh crore plan to build 22 greenfield expressways as part of a plan to decongest major cities. Of the 7,500 km new roads, NHAI plans to build six expressways of 2,250 km, entailing an investment of Rs 1.45 lakh crore, while another […]

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Bengaluru’s Mobility Plan: “Proposed cycling tracks are just 4% of what could be built” 14.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan almost neglects cycling - it proposes just 174 km of cycling tracks while about 4000 km of tracks can be built. Bicycle sharing hubs also get little allocation in the plan
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Bengaluru’s traffic cops are too few to manage its roads, here’s why 12.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru has only 4,638 traffic cops for its vehicle population of over 80 lakhs. This means not just poor traffic management, but also difficult working conditions for the constables manning our roads
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Super Star Rajnikanth's 'Kaala' released in Karnataka amidst widespread protest 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Cauvery row Bengaluru, The much awaited Kaala starrer 'Kaala' was released in Karnataka on Thursday amidst Statewide protest by pro-Kannada volunteers. Pro-Kannada leaders including Vatal Paksha leader Vatal Nagaraj, Kannada Rakshna Vedike (KRV) leader Praveen Shetty and several protesters were taken into custody by the police. Acting on a petition filed by Mr Rajnikanth's daughter and Son-in-law, the High Court took strong exception to ban, allowed release of the movie and directed the State government to ensure proper security near the theaters and Malls where screening was made. The trouble started following Mr Rajnikanth in Chennai, demanded that the Karnataka Government should release water from river Cauvery to Tamil Nadu as per direction by the Supreme Court. The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce President Sa Ra Govindu, after a meeting with Distributors and Theater owners, had announced that henceforth release of Mr Rajnikanth and Mr Kamal Hasan will not be allowed. In Bellari the film was ...
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“Comprehensive Mobility Plan ignores environmental impacts, sustainable solutions” 10.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan includes projects like elevated corridors and road widening that'll lead to further environmental degradation. It gives less attention to sustainable options like cycling and walking too
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Bharat Bandh: How All-India Strike Impacted Bengal, Delhi, Punjab, Odisha 8.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Bharat Bandh Today: More than ten national trade unions have called for a nationwide protest against the growing impact of economic slowdown on jobs, Foreign Direct Investment or FDI, disinvestment,...
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Bengaluru’s traffic cop shortage: Can technology, mannequins bridge the gap? 6.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru has only around 4,600 traffic cops for a vehicle population of over 80 lakh. Administrators are trying to bridge the gap with technology, but experts say technology without expertise and infrastructure doesn’t help
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How Citizenship Act Protesters Are Taking A Page From Hong Kong, Paris 4.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
Before midnight on New Year's Eve, a call to action was sent on a private WhatsApp group - within the hour, dozens gathered in the centre of Hyderabad, many holding banners to protest the new...
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Bengaluru Buzz: Delay in setting up new landfill | Hoardings may be back soon | City gears up for Swachh Survekshan…and more 4.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
State government has rejected the bidder BBMP chose for setting up a new landfill at Mittiganahalli. As the BBMP runs out of landfills to dump waste in, the garbage crisis may worsen. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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"Efforts On To Use IT To Reduce Red Tape": PM Modi At Science Congress 3.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said efforts are on by his government to "effectively use Information Technology to reduce red tape" and ensure "ease of doing of science".
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Is it African Tulip or Akasha Mallige? Here’s a guide to tree-spotting in Jayanagar 2.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Flaming orange, bright yellow, pale purple - flowers of all these hues appear on Jayanagar's streets. Here's a guide on spotting the native and exotic trees in the area
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India approves third moon mission, months after landing failure 1.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
India has approved its third lunar mission months after its last one failed to successfully land on the moon, its space agency said on Wednesday, the latest effort in its ambitions to become a low-cost space power.
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Indian shares start 2020 on a high note, infra stocks gain 1.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
Indian shares rose on Wednesday following a New Year's Eve selloff, as infrastructure stocks gained after the government unveiled plans for major investments in the sector.
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Polluting and unviable: Five reasons Bengaluru’s Waste-to-Energy plants can fail 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A resident of Electronic City where one of the Waste-to-Energy plants is slated to come up, analyses why BBMP's push for the plants is misguided
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Bangalore Deploys Mannequins Dressed As Traffic Police To Deter Offenders 31.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Dummy police are the newest recruits to law enforcement in Bangalore where authorities have adopted an unusual tactic to fight traffic offenders.
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Elections, Kashmir, environment and citizens: 12 stories from the 12 months gone by 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters
As we come to the end of the year, a look at some of the most topical, important and appreciated stories of 2019.
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Bengaluru Buzz: 3559 trees may be felled | New app for civic complaints | Foreigner Detention Centre from January…and more 28.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Thousands of trees to be felled for roads, government goes ahead with the NPR and Foreigner Detention Centre even as protests continue - read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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How the upcoming Satellite Town Ring Road will affect lives and livelihoods around Bengaluru 26.12.2019 Citizen Matters
The proposed Satellite Town Ring Road (STRR) will connect 12 major towns outside Bengaluru. It will trigger rapid changes in peri-urban areas in terms of occupation, land use and so on
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