Commercial Street still on ‘rework’ mode

The 14-day rework program has not shown any progress even after a month. There is no progress in the Commercial Street 14-day rework program even after a month. “The work is in progress. It is not a rework program. The work was never completed on Commercial Street,” said Gopal Reddy, Assistant Engineer of Bengaluru Smart […]

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Speed breakers continue to cause accidents

Accidents due to unscientific speed breakers increased as lockdown relaxation ease in the city. Unscientific speed breakers across Karnataka are leading to an increase in road accidents in the state. The number of accidents in Karnataka was around 2,000, making Karnataka the leading state in speed-breaker accidents.  A Ministry of Road Transport and Highways study […]

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Waste management workers of Kalyan Nagar unite against BBMP

The Waste Management Committee (WMC) at Kalyan Nagar is struggling for survival due to lack of funds from the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike(BBMP). Bengaluru: All workers of a Waste Management Committee (WMC) have gone on strike because the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is not funding the Kalyan Nagar Residents’ Welfare Association (KRWA) which pays […]

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Students’ safety is the priority

More students are attending offline classes after schools and colleges began RT-PCR tests. Parents are willing to send their wards to schools and colleges after administrations  decided to conduct a Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction test (RT-PCR) once a week. A Public Relations Officer (PRO) of a school in Kumbalgodu said, “We are conducting RT-PCR tests […]

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Littering black spots take JP Nagar’s rank down

Fine rates fall by Rs. 28,250 between March and April, 2021 JP Nagar’s ranking for waste management fell by four places between March 2021 and April 2021 according to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP) Solid Waste Management Report. In JP Nagar 2nd Phase and 6th Phase, garbage dumps on the street violate littering norms. […]

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