Construction materials take over footpath, pedestrians take the road

Construction materials for commercial buildings lying on pavements in Jayanagar are forcing pedestrians to walk on the roads. Also, ongoing footpath construction on many roads adds to the plight of common man. By Vivek Kumar M  “It is difficult to walk on footpaths. Firstly, the footpaths aren’t constructed properly and on several roads construction work […]

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City buses uninsured, BMTC pays claims

As the city buses are not insured, Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) bears the burden of paying accident claims to passengers who get injured in bus accident. Vivek Kumar M A substantial part of BMTC’s revenue flows towards the motor accident claim cases against bus accidents, because the city’s most widely used public transport is […]

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Namma Metro To Get New Advertising Policy

After BBMP banned outdoor advertisements in the city, BMRCL plans to bring its own advertisement policy to increase its revenue. Vivek Kumar M   In a bid to increase its revenue, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) plans to bring in a ‘Metro Advertisement Policy’. BMRCL’s 2017-18 annual report shows that the city’s metro is […]

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Dasarahalli Industries Fear Shut Down

KSPCB sends notices to around 228 industries in T. Dasarahalli for non-compliance. Vivek Kumar M   In three months from April to June, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has served Notice of Proposed Direction (NPD) to 228 industries based in T. Dasarahalli due to non-compliance of KSPCB norms. NPD is the third successive notice […]

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