State government announces grants for Peenya’s infrastructure

Small-scale enterprises and industrialists in Peenya Industrial Hub area continue to face problems with infrastructure. The Karnataka Cabinet announced financial allocations for several projects, including Rs. 100 crore for the development of the Peenya Industrial hub, ahead of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike elections. However, industrialists said that it will not be enough. . “The […]

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Waste pickers still wait for their ID cards in city

The identity cards issued by BBMP in 2011 had a validity of 10 years and will expire this year. Bengaluru: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is yet to issue new ID cards to identified waste pickers in the city. Several waste pickers in Bangalore continue to work without identity cards, which prevents them from […]

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Thunderstorms and rains to continue for three days

Strong winds and rains take down trees and power lines, injure many in the city. The thunderstorm that hit Bengaluru on May 8 has affected various areas like HSR layout, Bommanahalli, Malleswaram, Banashakari, Jaya Prakash Nagar, RR Nagar and Nityanandanagar among others with trees falling and power cuts due to heavy rain. Thunderstorms and rains […]

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BBMP to monitor vulnerable water logging zones

Reports of water-logging came out but complaints for the same were not filed. Heavy rains drenched areas like KR market, Old Tharagupet and Mamulpet on Monday. BBMP will instruct local vendors in  KR market to shut their shops early in the evening due to predicted rains in the   days ahead. They are carrying out work […]

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Reckless and Relentless: BBMP’s garbage trucks cause panic among citizens

In span of a month, three lives have been lost in accidents involving Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) garbage trucks. The Bengaluru City Police are concerned about the ‘reckless’ driving of BBMP garbage trucksthat have claimed the lives of three people in the past month. On Monday night, a BBMP garbage truck ran over a […]

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Blow to cultural heritage

Gandhi Bazar, Bengaluru’s 130-year-old traditional market, has been facing a lot of opposition  to its commercialization plan. Many sellers and locals are concerned that their years-old business and authenticity would be lost as a result of a plan designed by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) to […]

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Vendors anxious as BBMP plans to demolish Halasuru Market

Vendors say that they have not been informed about their relocation once the market is closed. Vendors at Halasuru market on Bazaar Street are worried for their livelihoods as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mananagara Palike (BBMP) plans to take down the market. Chanbhasha, President of the Halasuru market, said that they’ve received three to four notices […]

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A sunny problem: Citizens want bus shelters, BBMP says wait

Statistics show that the construction of bus shelters was started in 2018 by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) but commuters are still waiting in the sun and the rain. Jyoti would always take the bus home—it was her favorite way to travel the streets of Bengaluru. The people she would meet and the things she […]

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BBMP complaint system has complaints

The complaints are supposed to be resolved within eight hours but remain unresolved for years. Piles of pending files with citizens’ complaints in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagare Palike (BBMP) office are still unresolved. BBMP has not resolved 58.58 percent of the total online complaints   since September 2020. Most complaints are about electricity, road maintenance, garbage […]

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