FIRs, Court cases : Fiasco behind a dying lake that still stands

Studies confirm BBMP’s plan to construct a new road violates the lake’s buffer region. Somewhere between Athashri road in Whitefield, a small stone paved road diverts on the right. A  JCB and a tractor stationed in the middle of the road hints of an ongoing road construction. Next to the JCB, small green plants shoot […]

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Varthur Lake: Digging up dirt and stench

Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) stopped the digging and the excavation of silt from Varthur lake due to rains. The digging up of the Varthur Lake to desilt has now been paused creating more problems for residents and local farmers. Dirty water and silt have created a stench in the area.    “We have started desilting […]

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