Cops want paid street-parking in city

Citizens divided – some apprehensive about the parking fees. Traffic police, however, feel the law could aid decongestion efforts. By Niket Nishant The traffic police in Bangalore are hoping for a speedy implementation of the Management and Maintenance of Parking Rules, a draft Bill that would make street-parking payable and aid decongestion efforts in the […]

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Citizens risk electrocution as departments bicker

Electric lines are too close to buildings, in clear violation of bye-laws. Even after notices by BESCOM, the situation is unchanged. By Niket Nishant In clear violation of the city’s building-bye laws (2004), the buildings and the electric lines in Ashok Nagar – especially on M.G. Road and Brigade Road are separated by a distance […]

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