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Last updated: May 30 2019 14:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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Metro to airport: BMRCL to get land from NHAI 31.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
NHAI had acquired 1.05 lakh sq. m of land for high-speed rail link to KIA
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Going the vegan way 29.3.2019 Hindu: Kids
Vegans from Bengaluru will organise ‘The Kind Fest’ on March 31 to promote veganism.
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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 this Bengaluru apartment cut water consumption by 52% with just three measures 22.3.2019 Citizen Matters
As apartments struggle for water again this summer, a community in east Bengaluru shows how to solve the crisis while saving lakhs of rupees annually
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Elevated Corridor controversy: CAF to focus on public transport, tree loss 16.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizen Action Forum explains their position on the Elevated Corridor controversy -- in the light of the recent court order in their writ petition.
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In a nutshell: How is Bengaluru’s proposed elevated corridor designed? 14.3.2019 Citizen Matters
There have been enough controversies on the elevated corridor project. But what exactly is the project? Which areas does it cover and what is its impact? Read on to find more.
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Tanker water supply dwindling, Cauvery water yet to arrive: What’s BBMP promising Bellandur? 11.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Apartment representatives got a slew of promises on water supply from MLA Aravind Limbavali this Saturday. But can BBMP deliver on these?
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By design and delusion, the project to radicalise Hindu India gains momentum 9.3.2019 Scroll.in
The growing darkness of hate and bigotry can only be dispelled if more Indians question, resist and speak up.
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Iblur lake to be back to life this monsoon 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters
After six years of dogged citizen efforts, Iblur lake is no longer a shrinking, toxic cesspool. Almost restored now, the lake would come alive with the rains
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Broken footpath puts students at risk 6.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Hundreds of college students risk their lives everyday walking on the busy ORR in Nagarbhavi, thanks to broken footpaths.
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