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Last updated: Oct 08 2019 01:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru: Uber cab driver leaves passenger with bloody nose after he refuses to pay higher fare 7.10.2019 Scroll.in
A case has been filed against the driver, but he is absconding.
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Bengaluru’s potholes cost lives and money, but here’s how you can hold BBMP accountable 4.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
In 2016, we had estimated that a pothole in Bengaluru costs Rs 1185 per day. Now, contractors and engineers can be held accountable for potholes, and you can ensure this happens
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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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Two minutes from Ejipura signal to ORR? Not yet.. 18.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A 3-km road from Ejipura signal to Agara would drastically reduce traffic jams in Koramangala. But this project has been delayed for years because the state government blundered in acquiring land from the Defence Ministry
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7 Of The Best Al-Fresco Restaurants In Bengaluru 11.9.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
Whether you're looking for a romantic rendezvous or planning to chill with your co-workers after a frenetic day at work, you will be spoilt for choice in Bengaluru.
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Goldman Sachs vice president allegedly siphons off $5.4 million to pay poker debts, arrested 11.9.2019 Scroll.in
Ashwani Jhunjhunwala allegedly committed the crime by logging in to the company’s internal computer systems.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Air purifiers to be installed at traffic junctions | No funds for Indira canteens | BU campus to be geo-tagged…and more 31.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Around 500 air purifiers will be installed at traffic-heavy junctions in Bengaluru, in an attempt to reduce vehicular pollution. In other news, BBMP engineers may be held accountable for potholes, and the funding for Indira canteens may dry up. Read more in our weekly news roundup
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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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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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Are cases of wrong-side driving increasing on Bengaluru’s roads? 15.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Melissa Arulappan recently counted 13 bikers driving on the wrong side on a one-way street, all within two seconds. This is not a one-off incident. Citizens across Bengaluru have been noticing an increasing number of such violations in the recent past. What’s going on?
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Bengaluru Buzz: CCTV cameras around lakes | Kamakhya-Ittamadu flyover proposed | Kempegowda museum closed 22.6.2019 Citizen Matters
High Court directs CCTV camera installation around all lakes, another flyover proposed in Outer Ring Road, BMTC to open the first 50 counters to issue student bus passes - read more on what happened in Bengaluru this week
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Bengaluru non-profit builds play spaces from scrap 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As children's play spaces are shrinking, the non-profit Anthill Creations has been transforming government school playgrounds and open spaces in the city. Anthill uses scrap materials to build durable, innovative play structures
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Meet PC Mohan, the MP-elect from Bangalore Central 25.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
P C Mohan of BJP has been elected as the MP from Bangalore Central for the third time. He has defeated Rizwan Arshad of Congress by around 70,000 votes. Mohan's major promise for Bengaluru is implementation of the suburban rail
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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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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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Step aside, Swiggy and Zomato. WhatsApp is the new way to buy and sell food in Bengaluru 6.5.2019 Scroll.in
In India’s Silicon Valley, hyperlocal WhatsApp groups are connecting home chefs with busy office-goers who have no time to cook.
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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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Here’s how we can work together, Potential MP Avare… 12.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A Bellandur resident writes an open letter to his potential MP on how he should work with his constituents. The MP has to vote in parliament based on citizens' opinions, involve them in decision-making, and give them governance data, says the author
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Four Arrested For Kidnapping, Assaulting Employer In Bengaluru 11.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Four youngsters, including a woman were arrested for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting their employer oven severance payment for terminating their service, police said on Wednesday.
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BMRCL penalised over construction in Kadugodi 2.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Had started construction in forest land without proper approval
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