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Category: Bengaluru Election
Last updated: Oct 16 2019 19:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Illegal garbage disposal: Bengaluru’s SWM Marshals to go digital in levying fines 16.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Since last month, BBMP's SWM Marshals have been issuing steep fines to those who don't segregate garbage, litter streets etc. The Marshals will soon get handheld devices for better enforcement
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Bengaluru Buzz: Hundreds of homes flooded | Trial run of ORR bus lane from Oct 20 | BBMP repeats promise on tree census 13.10.2019 Citizen Matters
About 500 homes in north Bengaluru were flooded last week after Doddabidarakallu lake was breached by heavy rains. Read more on news from the city last week, in our weekly roundup
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Bengaluru: BJP candidate M Goutham Kumar elected mayor 1.10.2019 Scroll.in
The BJP corporator, who represents the Jogupalya ward, won 129 votes in the 257-member electoral college.
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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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Many problems, one humble solution, yet Indian cities continue to ignore that 1.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Lessons learnt globally point to the many benefits of cycling -- whether in terms of health, reduced congestion or even greater equality. Yet, whether in Kolkata, Bangalore or Pune, a sustained thrust to promote cycling in our cities is clearly missing.
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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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Watch: Policeman takes matters into his own hands to ease waterlogging on Bengaluru roads 29.9.2019 Scroll.in
Social media users praised the policeman for his dedication and questioned the municipal corporation for its negligence.
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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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“I welcome state govt’s move to investigate white-topping”: Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun 25.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun, known best for initiating ward committee meetings, has only a few days left in her tenure. In this conversation with Citizens' Live, she explains why she pushed for ward committee meetings, her take on state government's investigation into white-topping projects, and more
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Pourakarmikas protest BBMP move to regularise only a few, Commissioner assures action 24.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Pourakarmikas demanded regularisation of all 18,000 workers, at a protest today. BBMP's current regularisation process excludes genuine workers based on age, educational qualification, and the requirement for online applications, they pointed out.
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Bengaluru citizens launch political party, will contest 2020 BBMP election 23.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with the poor governance of Bengaluru, a group of citizens have come together to launch Bengaluru NavaNirmana Party (BNP). They commit to represent all citizens of the city, and aim to contest only in local elections
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Bengaluru Buzz: Zonal budgets for BBMP? | Major reduction in traffic fines unlikely | Modified PRR approved…and more 21.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Instead of having a single budget for all of BBMP, there could be separate budgets for the city's eight zones, BBMP Commissioner B H Anil Kumar has proposed. Read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
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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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Decentralisation in BBMP: Zonal matters assigned to Additional/Special Commissioners 16.9.2019 Citizen Matters
From now, the BBMP Commissioner will not be responsible for approving proposals of individual zones. Instead Additional/Special Commissioners will be responsible for two zones each
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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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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, 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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Classic case of state poking its nose into BBMP: Will Bengaluru have advertisement hoardings? 2.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The High Court has upheld BBMP's new bye-laws that ban hoardings in Bengaluru. But the state government is reluctant to accept the order. Does this mean Bengaluru will have hoardings again? And why is the state government poking its nose into BBMP's affairs at all?
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