Lack of funds make parks a danger zone

Broken play and gym equipment dot the parks. Parents don’t want to bring their children but have no choice. Poorly-maintained parks in Ideal Homes, Beml Layout and Krishna Garden in Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RRNagar) are a disaster in waiting. Some swings, merry-go-rounds, and slides are broken while others are damaged. The children continue to play in […]

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Bangalore bumpers: Speed breakers or axle breakers?

Unscientific speed breakers in the city are causing accidents Bangalore, November 21, 2017: Unscientific Speed breakers in the city are causing accidents. In the records of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) there are total of 1192 speed breakers in the city. Out of which 738 are scientifically constructed speed breakers. 454 speed breakers in the city are […]

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Trucks ply city roads in the day despite ban

In order to check traffic congestion the city traffic police is trying to keep the trucks out off the roads from 6AM to 10PM Bangalore, November 21, 2017: Even though the city banned the plying of trucks between 6 am and10 pm two years ago, its business as usual with trucks running smoothly on Bangalore roads. In order […]

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Kaggadasapura railway crossing a bottleneck

Chaotic traffic around Kaggadasapura railway crossing has increased the demand for a railway underpass. Bangalore, November 20, 2017:  Kaggadasapura railway crossing lacks an underpass which causes traffic congestion during peak hours of the day. The railway crossing lies on the shorter route between Indiranagar and Whitefield, and hence is often used by commuters to travel to […]

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Artisans at Bangalore Utsav complain about GST

After the implementation of the GST, artisans at Bangalore Utsav complain about losses and slump in business. Bangalore, November 20, 2017: At the Bangalore Utsav conducted by the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, shopkeepers have said that they have experienced a 50% decrease in business post GST. Artisans from all art fields have incurred losses up to Rs […]

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