User: pradeepbv Topic: bbmpelections
Category: Bengaluru Election
Last updated: Dec 11 2019 13:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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BBMP cannot fine apartments for lack of in-situ composting: Bangalore Apartments’ Federation 11.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Recently BBMP levied huge fines on apartments that did not compost their waste in situ. Bangalore Apartments' Federation (BAF) has condemned the move, saying SWM Rules don't mandate in situ composting at all
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: Low voter turnout in bypolls | Deaths from train accidents high | BBMP standing committee polls postponed..and more 7.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Low voter turnout in bypolls, high rates of train-related deaths in Bengaluru, BMTC runs 'Pink Sarathi' jeeps to help lone women travellers at night - read more on news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru’s pothole victims’ pain continues, no formal way yet to claim compensation 5.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Potholes have led to several accidents and deaths in Bengaluru. But compensation for victims have always been at the Mayor's discretion. Despite a HC order, BBMP has not yet set up a formal process for compensation
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MP Tejasvi Surya helps fix Bannerghatta Road, but is it his job? 27.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru already has a Metropolitan Planning Committee to plan and coordinate infrastructure works. Then why are our MPs and MLAs fixing roads?
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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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Supreme Court Dismisses Karnataka Government Plea On Bengaluru Lakes 23.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea filed by the Karnataka government challenging a National Green Tribunal order asking it to deposit Rs 500 crore in an escrow account for failure to check...
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to take over nearly all city lakes | Doctors call off strike | BMTC to relaunch Bus Day 9.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP, which has rejuvenated many lakes over the years, will now take over all city lakes except three. Meanwhile BDA has started rejuvenating Varthur lake. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: Over 800 ‘NimBus’es on priority lane | 60% Kannada mandated on display boards | Can’t cover drains, says BBMP..and more 26.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Priority lane buses get brand name and logo, establishments to ensure 60 percent Kannada in display boards, heavy rains lash south and west Bengaluru - read more on what else happened in the city over the past week
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Why BBMP must rethink its plan for ward delimitation 25.10.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP is planning to redraw ward boundaries, to ensure equitable funding and service delivery across wards. But why are residents in outer areas protesting the plan then?
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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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Should Bengaluru have advertisement hoardings? 18.10.2019 Citizen Matters
While BBMP Council wants to ban advertisement hoardings in the city, the state government has come up with its own Rules to allow hoardings. Whose decision should prevail, and why?
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BBMP’s flawed delimitation plan: Why Mahadevapura residents are demanding a separate municipality 18.10.2019 Citizen Matters
This week, Mahadevapura residents submitted their objection to the state's Chief Secretary on BBMP's ward delimitation proposal. Here is our detailed analysis on why BBMP's proposal is flawed, and why it's rattling Mahadevapura residents
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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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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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