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Category: Bengaluru Election
Last updated: Feb 09 2019 14:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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BBMP to proceed with separate wet waste tender, wastepickers to collect dry waste 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is about to get a separate collection system for segregated wet, sanitary and street sweeping waste. There has been opposition to this proposal especially from councillors, but BBMP will be going ahead with this plan.
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Bellandur singlehandedly contributes 106 Cr to BBMP’s 1926 Cr property tax collection 7.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Bellandur includes residential and tech park properties on Outer Ring Road and Sarjapur Road. This contributes the most property tax, followed by Shantala Nagar that covers the Central Business District area.
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Karnataka Government Implements Law To Protect Reservation In Promotions 30.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Karnataka Cabinet Wednesday decided to implement a 2017 act on reservation in promotions for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes, over which the Supreme Court had earlier orally advised status...
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This dry lake in North Bengaluru to get new life soon 29.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The rejuvenation of Yelahanka Puttenahalli lake is expected to be completed by mid-February. The Forest Department is leading the efforts, but BWSSB, which is another government agency, is proving to be a pain, as their work interferes with rejuvenation work.
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Here’s why residents are fighting in court against composting plant in Bengaluru 25.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of follow ups have not been able to help the KCDC plant in HSR Layout function scientifically, and residents are bearing the brunt. A residents welfare association has recently filed a writ petition in the High Court demanding the closure of the plant.
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This Valentine’s Day, a festival to show your love towards Bengaluru 24.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Bengaluru Civic Fest will be held on the 14th of February. It will see civil society organisations and groups discuss their work, government agencies communicate their work with citizens and school children discuss their participation in local governance.
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Bengaluru Buzz: State contests Buffer zone rule | 19 terms for Suburban Rail | No water shortage for Bengaluru 21.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From conditions laid down by Karnataka government on suburban rail to BWSSB's water plans to businesses protesting BBMP's encroachment drive, all news that matters to you, in one place.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Loan approved for Metro | Treated leachate to fill lakes | BBMP wants animal welfare board 14.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From city's transport scene to BBMP's plan of releasing treated wastewater from landfills to lakes, all news in one place.
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Reality of dog breeding in Bengaluru: why State and BBMP need to act now 11.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Dogs are repeatedly bred using rape stands, in the filthiest, tiniest of spaces. They live in small cages and are exploited by greedy breeders. Only effective implementation of existing laws can help prevent animal cruelty.
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Why this CAG report should jolt urban municipalities in Karnataka 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Ineffective plastic ban, flawed collection and handling of e-waste, unauthorised slaughter houses -- these and more findings from the CAG's recent performance audit of solid waste management by urban local bodies in Karnataka paint a sad picture.
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It’s time to tell BBMP whether Bengaluru is ‘Open Defecation-Free’ 2.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The BBMP has issued a public notice declaring all 198 of its wards ‘open defecation free’. The reality is different in some wards, especially on the periphery of BBMP, where clean public toilets are difficult to access.
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In Bengaluru, pay in coins to access clean, safe drinking water 2.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Water vending machines are helping people in Bengaluru by providing clean drinking water. Located generally next to parks or playgrounds and open government lands, these draw water from bore wells, filter it and sell it to people.
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How garbage burning contributes to Bengaluru’s air quality crisis 28.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The mismanagement of solid waste continues in Bengaluru with incessant garbage burning. There are PILs filed in the High Court, but will they help reducing burning of garbage?
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Bengaluru Buzz: No defence land for BBMP | State to appeal on buffer zone | Midday meal nutrition debate 15.12.2018 Citizen Matters
From rules that govern real estate to defence land saga to midday meal controversy, all important news that you need to know from Bengaluru, in one place.
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Story of Bengaluru’s traffic: Bus numbers remain same while private vehicles boom 13.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of negligence towards public transport has finally resulted in today’s congested and polluted Bengaluru. All the catastrophe is well-documented in data, yet it hasn’t got enough attention from the government.
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Plastic waste in roads: Is that the solution cities must consider? 13.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Roads made out of plastic waste have been touted as a solution to the mounting plastic crisis in the country. What has been the experience of Indian states and cities with this approach so far? And what are the primary challenges?
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BBMP promises timely wages and pay slips to contract civic workers 13.12.2018 Citizen Matters
BBMP Contract Civic Workers Union held a protest to draw BBMP's attention to the pending issues faced by the civic workers. BBMP promised to resolve them, as always.
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT fines State | BMTC online pass | Pod taxi project scrapped 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From Bellandur lake rejuvenation to BMTC's online passes, news about the city from last week that matters to you—all in one place.
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Green Tribunal Fines Karnataka Rs 50 Crore Over Frothing Bengaluru Lakes 6.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
With Bengaluru's lakes making headlines for their froth, flames and overall pollution, the National Green Tribunal today found Karnataka negligent in protecting its water bodies and keeping the city's...
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Loopholes that can render Bengaluru’s Ward Committees useless 6.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ward committees looks good in theory. Bengaluru has started witnessing monthly meetings in wards slowly. But is the existing system good enough to allow ward committees to work for public?
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