People of Honnali Taluk ignorant about important government schemes

Farmers in the taluk have no idea of usage of new pesticides, etc. Bangalore, November 21, 2017:Villagers in Honnali Taluk are unaware about various government schemes and new information circulated by the government. The villagers said that all the important news doesn’t reach them and they have to go to the gram panchayath to enquire. […]

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GST compounds farmers’ woes as cost of machinery rises

Bangalore, Oct 12, 2017: The 12 per cent GST on farm machinery has hit manufacturers and farmers in Bangalore. Before the GST, almost all farm equipment’s including threshers, drip irrigation systems, laser levelers, harrow, and cultivator power sprayer were taxed under Value Added Tax system at the rate of 5 per cent. Drip and sprinkler irrigation […]

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Traffic police ignore warning, towing guidelines in city

Bangalore, Oct 06, 2017: Bangalore City Traffic Police has been ignoring guidelines and towing wrongly-parked vehicles without warning. They have not been giving people a chance to move their vehicles from No Parking zones; they tow the vehicle in the presence of the owner. Venkatesh R, a student of University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, KR Circle, said, […]

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Murugeshpalya becomes parking lot for garbage vans, residents fall ill

Bangalore, Sep 21, 2017: Garbage vans are parked outside homes in Murugeshpalya’s Wind Tunnel Road. Residents are suffering from health problems every day. Vans collect garbage from many areas of Murugeshpalya, K.R. Garden, Vinayak Nagar, Muniyellappa Garden, and park on Wind Tunnel Road. Residents say that around 15-20 autos and lorries load and unload garbage, and […]

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Debris in Kammasandra Lake? Let the blame game begin

For throwing debris in the lake, residents blame the truck drivers who in turn blame the Municipal Council, who blame the residents. By: Naandika Tripathi Bangalore, Feb 01, 2018: A tractor trolley filled to the brim with construction debris drives down to the Kammasandra Lake finds a clearing and upends the rubble on the ground. […]

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Join the queue if you have a complaint for BBMP

Out of 20,365 complaints registered since 2016, only 31 have been resolved so far by the BBMP Bangalore, January 18, 2018: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP) complaints resolution process is moving at a snail’s pace. Only 15 per cent of all civic complaints have been resolved since 2016. Anupam Saxena, one of the complainants, said his one-month […]

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Price discrepancy urges public to choose chemical colors this Holi

There is no demand for organic colors as it is more expensive in comparison to chemical Holi colors. Bangalore, February 27, 2018: The shops in KR Market and Avenue road see a decline in the sales of organic colors this Holi festival.  Organic colors, which are also eco-friendly, have reported low sales as it is more […]

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