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Garbage finally cleared in city

After a long gap, the city was cleared of garbage on Friday. It was either because of the severe criticism by the Karnataka High Court, or the BBMP workers were extra diligent, knowing that Mayor D. V

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

Old contractors turn city into cesspit

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Old garbage contractors of BBMP, whose contracts are expiring on November 30, have taken it easy and not collecting garbage in the city, which is choking with uncollected waste over the last two month

One step closer to greener city

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Pollution levels in the city are seeing a new high and to keep a check on it, the State Transport Department is taking steps to ensure that that the city’s transport system is environment friendly. D

KJP will be detrimental to BJP, JD(S): Vishwanath


Leaders from various political parties are bracing for an explosive start by B.S. Yeddyu­rappa’s Karnata­ka Jana­ta Party(KJP), which they say, has the blessings of several Lingayat maths and could em

Just 60 paise more to save kids

This is not happy news for children who face the risk of malnourishment. A year after child malnutrition deaths were reported, the state government has been able to increase the per day per child spen

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

At remand home, innocence is the first casualty

He is 14 years old and was brought to the Government Observation Home in Madiwala last week after he was arrested on charges of attempt to rape and murder a one-and-a-half-year old girl. The boy says

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

Fire cracker toll rises to 75

The number of patients coming in with fire cracker related injuries to eye hospitals in the city went up from around 40 on Tuesday to more than 75 on Wednesday.

This is just the second day of the Di

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