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Category: Bengaluru Election
Last updated: Jun 15 2019 16:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: Transport Dept against carpooling | Report on waste processing plants | NEERI may audit city lakes 15.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Transport Department opposes new carpooling platform, expert recommends changes to waste processing plants, NEERI may audit city lakes - read more on what made news in Bengaluru this week
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Bengaluru Buzz: Property tax hike planned | 65,000 buildings yet to have RWH | Peenya units flout pollution norms 9.6.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP plans to hike property tax, most industrial units in Peenya found contaminating groundwater and soil, BWSSB takes stock of rainwater harvesting systems - read more on what made news in Bengaluru over the past week
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How Bengaluru’s action plan proposes to beat air pollution 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, a 44-point mega action plan was drafted to tackle air pollution in Bengaluru. The plan assigns tasks to multiple government agencies, to be completed in a time frame. Read more for details of the plan
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Dry borewells, lost lakes: In Karnataka, another summer of water shortage portends severe crisis 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Though pre-monsoon showers have brought some relief this year, residents as well as officials are worried about the summers to come.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB assures water supply | Citizens protest tree felling | BBMP plans household medical waste disposal 27.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BWSSB assures continued water supply, BBMP plans scientific disposal of household biomedical waste, citizens protest decision to axe over 600 trees for Metro - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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Heavy Rain Uproot Trees In Bengaluru, Minister Monitoring Situation 27.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Heavy downpour uprooted several trees in different parts of Bengaluru on Sunday and this disrupted movement of vehicles.
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Here’s how a Whitefield apartment community got its residents to vote 14.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
At Prestige Shantiniketan apartment in Whitefield, a small group of volunteers helped residents vote this election. The volunteers identified those missing from voter rolls, helped them enrol, and even arranged transportation on election day. As a result, 71 percent of the residents here voted
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BMRC to acquire church land for Metro, Tree Officer says not yet 12.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The heritage All Saints Church is set to lose over 100 hundred trees and other structures to land acquisition for Metro rail. While BMRC announced that it will go ahead with the acquisition despite public protests, BBMP Tree Officer asserts that a decision can be taken only after an inspection report on tree felling, and public consultations
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What can Chennai learn from Kerala and Bengaluru on citizen participation in urban governance? 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The divergent models followed by Kerala and Bengaluru to ensure participation of citizens in ward committees can hold vital learning for Chennai, where citizens seek a greater say in local governance.
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Alahalli lake restored, after eight long years 30.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Around a decade back, Alahalli lake was filled with sewage and garbage. Birds and fish did not thrive here anymore. Here's the story of how citizens got this lake restored, with eight years of persistent efforts
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Telecom Services Likely To Be Disrupted In Bengaluru Over Payment Issues 28.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
People in Bengaluru may face call drops and disruption in internet services as the local municipal body and telecom players are at loggerheads over payment issues.
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Names Of 2 Lakh Voters Deleted In Bengaluru, Alleges Karnataka BJP 19.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Karnataka BJP today alleged that names of at least two lakh voters were deleted in the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls and demanded stringent action against the ''black sheep'' who played the...
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Bangalore Central Congress candidate Rizwan Arshad: “Representatives should think out of the box” 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
MLC Rizwan Arshad is the Congress candidate for Bangalore Central constituency. In this interview with Citizen Matters, Rizwan talks about his accomplishments, Congress's poll promises on GST and police reforms, his allegation against MP P C Mohan, and so on
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Rahul Dravid Can't Vote This Time. Bengaluru Poll Officer Explains Why 14.4.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Cricket icon Rahul Dravid, who was named as the Karnataka election body's ambassador for voting in the national election, will not be able to cast own vote this week. His name has been deleted from...
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Bengaluru Buzz: HC notice to BBMP on white-topping | Recharge wells in Bellandur | Redrawing wards proposed 13.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Bellandur residents dig recharge wells to capture monsoon rain, PIL hearing on white-topping South End Road, Bengaluru retains its position as the biggest office market in Asia-Pacific - here's news from the city this week
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K.R. Market makeover to begin this July 3.4.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
Redevelopment plan includes restoring the heritage status of the market
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HC seeks details of OC applications since 2018 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
Was hearing petition, filed in 2015, questioning BBMP for not processing an application
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Namma Metro: Trees axed in Whitefield, compensatory planting in Uttara Kannada. Here’s why 1.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Hundreds of trees in Bengaluru are being felled for Metro rail, but compensatory saplings are often planted outside the city, or maybe never. Officials do not keep track of the saplings or ensure their survival either
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Encroachment removal drive continues at K.R. Market 31.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
Many shops have remained shut as traders fear action from BBMP authorities
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Bengaluru Buzz: Encroachments in KR Market cleared | Audit of dry waste collection centres | Garbage dumped in Kundalahalli 30.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over 2000 encroachments cleared from KR Market for fire safety, Dry Waste Collection Centres to be audited soon, commuters protest against minimum balance hike on metro smart card - here's a recap of news from Bengaluru this week
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