Turning a deaf ear to complaints

Karnataka fails to guarantee resolution of citizens’ grievances By Niket Nishant Bengaluru: The dismal state of grievance redressal mechanism in the country is plainly evident through Karnataka. More than half of the complaints received in the state over three years have been left unresolved. Data recently released by the Centre shows that 54.4 per cent […]

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City’s wait for Common Mobility Card not over yet

The common mobility card for metro and bus services which was supposed to be started by January 2020, is still on papers. By Batchu Rushali Bengaluru: Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) have failed to meet the deadline of January 1, 2020, to introduce a common mobility card for […]

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Mudhol Taluk drowning in drainage water

Due to poor drainage system in Mudhol taluk, people there struggle to avoid getting stuck in drainage water.  Even the municipal office is not spared during heavy rains. Vivek Madhu The drainage system of Mudhol becomes useless when the monsoon arrives.  The drainage water directly enters school and office premises once it starts raining. The […]

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Cars Parked in the ‘No parking’ zone creates congestion near the Civil Court Complex

‘No Parking’ signs near the Civil Court Complex seem to have no importance as vehicles get parked in these zones causing traffic. Vivek Madhu Traffic is a usual sight near the Civil Court Complex as commuters fail to abide the no parking signs put around. The Vehicles parked on the roadside narrows the road, causing […]

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Kamthur Village without medical aid

Basic healthcare facilities remain a dream for the villagers of Kamthur. By Batchu Rushali Three villages in Devagiri Gram Panchayat including Kamthur have no hospitals, medical stores or Primary Health Centers (PHC). Villagers who do not work in the mining area have to travel to the Sandur taluk Government hospital which is about 20 kilometers […]

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Kengeri Railway Station – a new hub for stray dogs

Rapid increase in the number of stray dogs at Kengeri Railway Station has created havoc for the passengers. Vivek Madhu Stray dogs at Kengeri Railway Station have become a common problem for the passengers.  These unsterilized canines attack the passer-by in groups mostly during the night time. The passengers have complained about the increase in […]

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