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Category: Bengaluru civic
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Bengaluru Buzz: 8,561 trees to be felled | BBMP tracking tax defaulters | HC stays slum eviction…and more 25.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over 8500 trees in city outskirts proposed to be felled for road widening, BBMP trying to update its list of tax defaulters, slum eviction in east Bengaluru - read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
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"We Sleep On Foothpath" Say Those Whose Huts Were Demolished In Bengaluru 24.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The demolition of many huts in the Bellandur area of Bengaluru over the weekend shocked those who were living there - and made the headlines.
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Bengaluru: Demolition of huts of ‘illegal Bangladeshis’ was unauthorised, says civic body 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
The people who lost their homes over the weekend were from various parts of Karnataka and North India.
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Bengaluru Huts Razed After BJP MLA Tweet, Civic Officials "Not Informed" 20.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
No senior official of the Bengaluru city corporation was informed about the demolition of dozens of homes in the Bellandur area over the weekend, the civic body said today, adding that officials...
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Bengaluru Civic Body Installs Mirror Boards To Tackle Public Urination 16.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
In a bid to promote cleanliness and to improve its ranking in the Swachh Survekshan 2020, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has installed mirror boards at several spots in the city.
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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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Poor attendance, no accountability: Why Bengaluru’s ward committees aren’t yielding results 10.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A year ago, ward committee meetings started in Bengaluru. Then why is it that citizens still don't have a say in the governance of their wards?
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Restoration Of Flooded Bengaluru Lake Soon, State To Compensate Victims 26.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Kempajamma, who weaves flowers into garlands for a living, is still trying to clean up her home in Bengaluru's Krishna Layout that was flooded with water from the nearby Hulimavu Lake on Sunday...
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Bengaluru: Scores of houses flooded, families affected after Hulimavu lake breach 25.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The lake breach was a result of a contractor allegedly tampering with the bunds.
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Over 250 Houses Flooded After Lake Embankment Damaged In Bengaluru 24.11.2019 NDTV News - Cities
A large number of houses were inundated in Hulimavu in Bengaluru as water from a lake flooded the area today after its embankment was damaged, officials said.
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Why ward committees are ineffective in Bengaluru: BBMP councillors’ “Maharaja Complex”! 7.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Only about half of Bengaluru wards hold ward committee meetings. And even these meetings are often ineffective as councillors make unilateral decisions, don't share information, and schedule meetings erratically
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Bengaluru Buzz: Restored lakes remain dry | Engineers warned to fill potholes by Nov 10 | Plea to redraft SWM bylaws..and more 4.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Many lakes restored by BBMP remain in poor condition, engineers and contractors warned of action if they don't fill potholes by November 10, volunteer group requests BBMP to redraft SWM bylaws - read more on what made headlines in Bengaluru over the past week, in our roundup
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Govt response after #MahadevapuraDemands protest: Nothing new, residents say 24.10.2019 Citizen Matters
The #MahadevapuraDemands protest against elected representatives last Friday seems to have had some positive impact. But residents of the constituency are not yet ready to celebrate.
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Mahadevapura citizens to protest Friday against “filth, traffic jams and pollution”, demand MP, MLA, corporators resign 17.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with crumbling infrastructure in their constituency, residents of Mahadevapura are holding a protest tomorrow at Marathahalli. They are demanding the resignation of all their elected representatives, including MLA Aravind Limbavali and MP P C Mohan
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What Bengaluru’s new Mayor can build on: A summary of Gangambike Mallikarjun’s work 1.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As Bengaluru elects its new Mayor today, here is a look at what the outgoing Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun accomplished in her tenure, and what she advocated for
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to restore 630 km of roads | Action against water bill defaulters | PlasticBeku for BIAL roads 29.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After continued protests from Bengalureans, the BBMP has drawn up an action plan to restore 630 km of roads that had been dug up to lay pipelines. Read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru’s new ‘citizens’ party’ offers hope, but can it win BBMP elections? 26.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Last Sunday, a group of active citizens launched the Bengaluru NavaNirmana Party (BNP), aiming to improve the city's governance. The party offers hope, yet faces several hurdles to electoral success
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP’s new plan to restore dug roads | Traffic fines may be reduced | Ultimatum to restaurants on plastic use 15.9.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP will mandate agencies that dig up roads, to pay a security deposit that covers 100 percent of the road restoration cost. Also from now, BBMP - not the agencies - will restore the dug roads. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP stops counting potholes | Traffic cops round-the-clock at CBD | Tree park near Turahalli forest 8.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As the amended Motor Vehicles Act comes into effect, the city police is gearing up for better enforcement, especially in the CBD area. Read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru, We Have A Problem: Artist Turns Astronaut To Reach Civic Body 2.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Rocky terrain, a man in a space suit and the "moonwalk" - no, this is not the description of a mission to the Earth's nearest celestial neighbour but of a street in Bengauluru where an artist...
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