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Last updated: Sep 18 2019 15:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Am I paying taxes to get killed? 17.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is beset with rotting garbage, killer potholes and increasing dengue cases. Yet the BBMP is planning a steep hike in property taxes. So should we pay?
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Bengaluru Electronic City Metro Connectivity By 2020: BS Yediyurappa 8.9.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he has instructed officials to speed up the ongoing metro line work in Bengaluru.
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Man Missing For 12 Years After Killing Wife Arrested In Bengaluru 7.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A man missing for over 12 years after allegedly burning to death his wife in Thane in Maharashtra was caught from Bengaluru in neighbouring Karnataka, the police said today.
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One pedestrian is killed every two days on Bengaluru’s high-speed arterial roads 7.9.2019 Citizen Matters
In 2017, 282 pedestrians were killed in vehicle crashes in Bengaluru. Majority of these crashes occurred when the pedestrian was trying to cross a major arterial road, like the ORR, that's designed for maximum vehicle speed
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Revenue, environment or aesthetics: What should decide Bengaluru’s ad hoarding policy? 4.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A debate has been raging on whether outdoor ads should be permitted in Bengaluru. Can the city bear the revenue loss from hoardings? What about plastic waste from hoardings, or Bengalureans' wish for a clear view of the city's skyline?
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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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Watch: A drunk driver mounted a Bengaluru pavement on his SUV, mowing down pedestrians 19.8.2019 Scroll.in
Seven people were injured. The 45-year-old driver of the car has been arrested.
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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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Why Koramangala looks like a war zone: Five ongoing projects in 4 sq km 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With five major infrastructure projects, and several smaller ones, Koramangala resembles a massive construction site these days. Neither the hapless residents nor the authorities are clear about the details of these projects, or why they are needed at all
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On Camera, Speeding Car Rams Pedestrians On Busy Bengaluru Street 19.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A woman is seen walking past a roadside eatery in Bengaluru seconds before she is hit by a speeding car, which also ploughed into people having lunch on the stall, in a video shared by news agency...
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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: Flood alert in city | RWAs to prevent idol immersion in lakes | Toilets near Metro stations 11.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Flood warning issued in 80 localities in Bengaluru, RWA members asked to guard lakes during Ganesha Chaturthi, lack of state ministers delay Metro land acquisition - catch up on news from the city last week
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At Jagali in JP Nagar, top artists entertain children and adults alike 23.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Children aren't often welcome at cultural performances where the audience are expected to be disciplined. But Jagali in JP Nagar aims to change just this, by catering to family audiences. In this edition of Citizens Live, Saraswathi Anand, whose living room serves as Jagali, talks about this informal space
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Bengaluru Buzz: Water crisis likely by September | Jayadeva flyover demolition | Schools insist on Aadhaar…and more 13.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Water levels in KRS dam plummeting, Jayadeva flyover demolition to begin on July 15th, BBMP counts on its new draft by-laws to check building violations - read more on what happened in the city over this week
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Residential areas illegally commercialised, JP Nagar-ites protest 12.7.2019 Citizen Matters
The area around 24th Main road in JP Nagar is to be largely used for residential purposes, as per the city's Revised Master Plan (RMP 2015). But illegal commercialisation, and that too without adequate parking facilities, has made life here a nightmare for residents
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Karnataka Minister Appears Before Probe Agency Over IMA Jewels Scam 5.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Karnataka minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, who was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the IMA group ponzi scam, appeared before the agency on Friday.
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Govt decision to replace AC buses welcome, but not enough 28.6.2019 Citizen Matters
The recent government decision to replace Volvo AC buses with regular buses is welcome, but more should be done to provide quality service to all commuters, says Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike
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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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