Lack of maintenance of public toilets force citizen to ‘go’ in Public

Maski grapples with open-defecation. No visible results despite complaints to the Gram Panchayat. Yumna Ahmed People of Maski village prefer open defecation as the public toilets lack maintenance and proper hygiene. Bande Nawaz, a local of Muraladinni Tanda in Maski, is still hoping for usable public toilets in their villages, so that hygiene can be […]

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Complementing each other: Trees and Transgenders

Yumna Ahmed The Chitrakala photo exhibition took up the theme of Trees and  transgenders for their exhibition this year, owing to the fact that the Indian society has been turing a deaf ear to the both of them since ages.   K.Venkatesh, the organizer of Chitrakala photo exhibition, said, “This is my 28th exhibition and […]

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Cyber crime around town, only one station lodging complaints

Though 50 to 60 cybercrime cases are reported every day in the city, victims of cybercrime have to go to the only cybercrime police station in Infantry Road to lodge a complaint. Yumna Ahmed There is one cybercrime station in Bangalore and officials say that there is a delay in solving cases due to shortage […]

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Bangalore: bicycle enthusiasts but no bicycle lanes

BBMP fails to keep promises of constructing new biking lanes in the cycling enthusiast neighbourhoods of the city. By Yumna Ahmed Lack of bicycle lanes in the city is forcing cycling enthusiasts to ride through traffic or give up cycling altogether. The government is focusing on installing new bicycle hubs called PBS (Public Bicycle System) […]

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Potholes, slowing down the IT city.

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) assured potholes free roads in Bangalore city but the number of accidents tells a different story. By Yumna Ahmed Every day, potholes account for 20 to 30 cases of accidents in Bangalore. The city traffic police have identified 360 accidents in 2019 involving potholes. Potholes make commuting difficult and the […]

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