First aid kits missing in BMTC buses

Several BMTC buses in Bangalore have empty first-aid kits which can be dangerous in the case of an emergency. By Batchu Rushali The widely used Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses lack the medical aid to deal with minor accidents and emergencies, which is putting the passengers’ lives at risk. The Central Motor Vehicles Act […]

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Gulbarga Colony chokes on storm-water drains

Storm-water drains overflow with sewage and sanitary waste during monsoons near Gulbarga colony, Jayanagar, due to blocked pipelines. Batchu Rushali The accumulated waste in storm water drains of Gulbarga colony has led to water-clogging. Ranjita, a resident of Gulbarga Colony, said “The blocked pipeline is leading to slow outflow of water. During monsoon, the drains […]

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