Garbage at Tharagupet KR Market Causing Health Hazards

Vendors claim that the garbage is causing malaria and dengue fever Garbage spread across KR market is causing distress among the vendors and customers. The garbage collection by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is irregular. Despite several complaints by the vendors and pedestrians the BBMP has not installed garbage bins in the marketplace. Suresh […]

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Encroached Land Around the City Causing Distress to the Residents

Locals claim that the encroachers are hindering developmental activities and causing environmental degradation The  encroachments around Bellandur, Mahadevapura, and Whitefield have been creating problems for the residents, as the constant complaints  made to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) are going unheard. According to a public document on the BBMP’s website, 326 acres of land […]

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Pedestrian Accidents Increase in Bangalore

Photo by Ian Macmillan. According to Citizen Matters, in a survey conducted by Walkability Asia in seven Indian cities, Bangalore scored the lowest in walkability. Pedestrian accidents in Bangalore have been increasing over the years, according to the reports of the Bangalore Traffic Police. K.R. Puram in Bangalore had 304 accidents registered, Peenya 254 cases, […]

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Widening of Road has Left Nearby Shopkeepers Struggling

Commercial establishments on the Laksar Hosur road have seen a drop in customers after the road widening process was started. The widening process of the Laskar Hosur Road in Adugodi has left nearby shopkeepers struggling to make ends meet. Ningamma, a tea stall owner says that her monthly income has dropped from Rs 3000 to […]

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Hospitals Looting People Through Fraudulent Billing

At one of the reputed hospitals in Bannerghatta road in Bangalore, he nearly emptied his wallet for admitting his diseased wife. “I had been overcharged by the hospital, and even after complaining for several times I haven’t received complete refund of the overcharged amount” says Sharad Mukim, the patient’s husband. “This happened not only for […]

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Seniors and Widows Pensions not Received for Five Months

Senior citizens of Gollahalli have been waiting for their pensions for five months, but have not received any so far. Widow Munirathnamma, aged 60, and a few other senior citizens of Golahalli said that they have not been receiving their pensions for five months, and do not know the reason. Most of the senior citizens […]

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Contamination of River due to Dumping of Garbage

The sediment area of the Vrushabhavathi River flowing through Kumbalgudu is piled up with garbage. The garbage falls into the river and is been carried away by the waters. The people staying near the riverbed stated that the Panchayat dumps waste here once every week and excavator comes and pushes the waste into the water. […]

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India Miles Away From Being a Leading Sporting Nation

India won 69 medals in the recently concluded Asian games, held in Jakarta and Palembang, surpassing its previous best record made in the 2010 Asiad at Guangzhou, China, and equaled the gold medal tally of 15 from the first ever Asian Games held in New Delhi, India. The country of more than 1.2 billion is […]

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