White-topped roads still a distant dream

White-topped roads last upto 25 years which is much longer than the black topped ones. The construction of white-topped roads is being delayed because there is no information on the condition of the utility lines below the surface. Despite promises by political parties in every election, white-topped roads remain a distant dream for Bengaluru. M. […]

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Sewage treatment becomes costlier

Around 15,000 apartments in Bengaluru are mandated to set up sewage water treatment. Residents worry about high tax on installation and operation. Eighteen percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) on water treatment plants is discouraging sewage treatment users in Karnataka.The government has mandated water treatment installation in apartments. The high GST concerns residents. Chandrani Sarkar, […]

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People drown in water bills post lockdown

More citizens are coming forward to register their grievances with the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board (BWSSB). Bengaluru: Citizens of Bangalore are complaining of incorrect meter readings and inadequate water supply post lockdown. Nagendra, a resident at 5th Cross, Bhuwaneshawari Layout, Marathahalli, said, “I’m not receiving even a drop of water, but the bill […]

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