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Laid waste by BBMP

That the BBMP has made a mess of garbage disposal is becoming clearer by the day as the city continues to suffer the stench of uncleared waste in many areas. The problem is worse in some localities th

Road disappears, slushy stretch remains

“I have a five-year-old son who keeps falling ill and it's getting hard to even open the front door bec­ause of the dust,” complains Mrs. Sunitha Men­on, a housewife, who like many other residents her

Life stinks at Yelahanka New Town

Living with smelly garbage down their street is something that people have become accustomed to of late in the city. But in Yelahanka New Town there is an added problem. A foul smell from the water tr

NLS students help women prisoners

Students of the premier National Law School India University are extending legal assistance to the inmates of Parappana Agrahara Central Prison, and have helped more than 25 women prisoners till now.

Bus operators hog the roads here

The existence of several private inter-city bus operators means more choice for travellers, and while this may be a good thing, the lack of terminals or designated parking spaces for the large bus fle

Post Nilam, potholes spook motorists

Many major roads in the city have been damaged and the surface coating has been washed away because of incessant rains

Continuous rain over the last two days have turned potholes on city roads into b

Better late than never, say Bengalureans

When October 1 morning dawns, all Bengalureans will be part of a mission to restore the Garden City tag to Namma Bengaluru. After years of dealing with garbage mess, the BBMP has finally made it manda

Bougainvillea to bring colour to Metro corridor

The Namma Metro is on a beautification drive. After boulevard along the Mahatma Gandhi Road Metro Rail station was completed, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation is taking its efforts to the next lev

Ganesha pandals cannot force you to make donations

The city police have decided to crack down on Ganesha festival committees that forcibly collect donations from the public and shopkeepers in the city. Many residents and shopkeepers had complained to

N-E folk back to city with a smile


The faces which had only showed fear and panic while fleeing the city on August 15 were smiling as they returned to the city on Tuesday morning at around 4 am. Around 1,000 people from the Northeast r

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