B’luru: Hotel vandalized for no Kannada Signage

The manager of ‘The Capitol’ informed that the attack on hotel is the second onslaught in two weeks. Neetu Saini To assert the importance of Kannada on sign boards, an anonymous group of allegedly pro-Kannada activists dismantled the English sign board of ‘The Capitol’ hotel located on Raj Bhavan Road, near Cubbon Park on Sunday. […]

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BBMP complaint cell fails to meet its deadline

The BBMP complaint cell failed to solve the complaints of the citizens within 30 minutes—the deadline set by it to figure out the issue. By Bibek Baidya The complaint cell of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) had assured to provide solution for an issue within 30 minutes of receiving a complaint and take an action against it […]

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Protesting the ban on protests

After Mayor Gowtham Kumar rejected Congress party’s motion against the ban on protests at Town Hall, both Congress and JD(S) corporators boycotted the BBMP council meeting. By Vivek Kumar The opposition parties on Tuesday staged a protest in front of Kempegowda hall at the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) headquarters and demanded revocation of ban […]

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AAP seeks supporters in Bengaluru prior to municipality elections

AAP members are gearing up to enhance presence in the city through nation building campaign ahead of city municipality elections.   By Neetu Saini Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has nominated 50 candidates so far for the upcoming Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) elections in August –September . It is seeking new members and volunteers in […]

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City lacks planned dumping of animal waste

City suffers from ‘unplanned’ dumping of animal waste. After two years of witnessing the disgusting sight of scattered animal waste by the employees of GiftAbled NGO, the area became clean within a day after they lodged an FIR against Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) staff for dumping animal waste outside their workplace.   By Ritam […]

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From “Not in my backyard” to “Yes in my back yard”

National Green Tribunal urges for de-centralized management of waste as Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) drowns in city produced garbage. By Riddhiman Roy As BBMP runs out of places to dump waste and the waste disposal apocalypse looms large over the city, National Green Tribunal (NGT) singled out de-centralized waste management as the only plausible […]

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