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HC slams BBMP over garbage clearance


With garbage continuing to pile up all across the city, the high court on Friday pulled up the civic body, warning that it will not hesitate to pass an order to supercede it if the elected corporators

Karnataka HC pulls up civic body over garbage disposal


As garbage continues to pile up onthe streets of the country's IT capital, the Karnataka High Court on Friday pulled up the civic body and warned it would not hesitate to pass an order to supersede it

BBMP approves new tenders for Rs 305 cr

The BBMP on Tuesday passed a resolution approving the new garbage contract comprising 80 packages worth Rs 305 crore. This should effectively put an end to the rule of the old garbage contractor mafia

A happy deluge for city

Come Wednesday and Bengaluru will see its water supply increase with the commissioning of the Cauvery Water Supply Scheme Stage IV, Phase II which is finally ready to take off after a delay of seven m

Trash to ash: BBMP’s burning problem


With the garbage crisis growing unmanageable, heaps of it were burnt by pourakarmikas and even Benga­lureans themselves at several places in the city on Thursday. Garbage was burnt at among other pla

BBMP has 3 months to get act together


After missing two deadlines, the latest extension till February 1 to dump garbage at the Mandur landfill could well be the final one for the BBMP to get its act together as far as Solid Waste Manageme

Mandur to accept waste for 3 months

The BBMP late on Monday evening convinced Mandur residents to allow the Palike to dump garbage at the landfill near their village for another three months.

But the Palike can send not more than 250

BBMP deploys more trucks


The BBMP has announced that additional trucks will be deployed to clear garbage in view of the festive season.

Palike commissioner Rajneesh Goel said, “We have spoken to farmers and since it will be

BBMP raids Salarpuria property

The Salarpuria group has been rapped on the knuckles by the BBMP after it was discovered that a multi-storey residential complex being constructed in Yeshwantpur by the group has encroached upon a sto

New tenders break contractor mafia

It appears that the BBMP has managed to break the garbage contractors' monopoly that was deep rooted in the BBMP, by relaxing the tender conditions and allowing fresh contractors to apply for solid wa

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