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Mr Goel, city still a mess

The BBMP's promise of solving the garbage crisis has remained a distant dream for the citizens of Bengaluru.

BBMP Commi­ssioner Rajneesh Goel's told Deccan Chronicle on Sunday that Bengaluru wou­ld

Residents protest against garbage unit in Jayanagar

The BBMP is constructing a wet waste segregation unit on the Jayanagar Swimming Pool premises, despite a High Court order directing the palike to segregate waste in open government lands.

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Judge tells BBMP how to do it

After months of negligent waste disposal, and failing to satisfy the Karnataka High Court that it was capable of hewing to the task, a bench headed by Chief Justice Vikramajit Sen gave the inept state

Clean up city or face jail: HC tells Goel

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Going slow on the directions of the Karnataka High Court on clearing Bengaluru of garbage has proved costly for the BBMP.

A furious high court division bench, headed by Chief Justice Vikramajit Sen,

Clear garbage or face contempt: HC warns BBMP

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Rapping the state government for not taking action on its directive over garbage disposal in the city, Karnataka High Court today warned it would initiate contempt proceedings if the corporation and p

It’s fight between greens, courts, govt

The fight between the courts, government and green lobbyists has taken a toll on commuters in Bengaluru. The project to widen the roads around the Palace Grounds, the stretch of Jaymahal Road from Can

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

Segregation at parks may be convenient, but at what cost?

For over two months now the BBMP has been struggling to find a solution to the garbage crisis plaguing the city. Several schemes have failed to yield results. Civic experts have now suggested that BBM

Mess all over, Diwali blows up in BBMP’s face

The city is in a bigger garbage mess after Bengalureans celebrated Diwali on Monday and Tuesday.

Though BBMP commissioner Rajneesh Goel had revealed that there would be an increase of at least 30 per

Not seeking transfer: Goel

BBMP commissioner Rajneesh Goel has denied that he sought a transfer from the palike.

“I am not a person who would seek a transfer. I have taken Solid Waste Management as a challenge and would live

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