BBMP is acting like BJP’s puppet: Congress

Congress leader Ramalinga Reddy attacked the BJP over a range of issues related to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Bengaluru: Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee’s (KPCC) working president Ramalinga Reddy accused the BBMP of unscientifically redrawing the wards in favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He alleged that the BBMP is acting like a […]

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Survey done but no action for dilapidated buildings

At least five buildings collapsed in Bangalore over a span of three weeks. Bengaluru Bruhat Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has not taken any action after conducting a survey in October to identify dilapidated buildings. The buildings in Bengaluru are collapsing because of improper implementation of National Building Code and BBMP Act of 2020 by BBMP, said […]

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Food truck owners wait for licenses

Food truck owners in Bengaluru are facing losses as well as trouble in getting proper licenses. Bengaluru: Despite the fact that the number of food trucks has decreased significantly, food truck owners continue to have trouble acquiring a license.  The number of food trucks in Bengaluru fell from 48 to five after the lockdown, said […]

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Mysuru Road Needs Another Brick in the Wall

Citizens say that the delay in the construction of a retention wall on Mysuru Road is making their commute fraught with danger. Bengaluru: More than a year after its collapse, the Vrishabhavathi Canal retention wall on Mysuru Road has not been repaired completely by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Since the construction work is […]

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Absence of marshals makes citizens forget COVID norms

As the numbers of Covid-19 cases are dropping in the city, people are not wearing masks, nor are they maintaining social distance. Hardly any teams of marshals, home guards, and police were seen at Commercial Street in Bengaluru to keep an eye on people violating covid norms. Bengaluru city saw a steady fall in Covid-19 […]

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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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Garbage at K.R.Market poses health risk

Water logging leads to flies and other unhealthy conditions. Vendors in Krishna Rajendra (KR) Market throw their flowers, vegetables, and fruits waste on roads and roadside leading to huge dumps of garbage which smells and increases the risk of diseases. Shiva, a flower vendor at KR Market said, “The vegetable waste is never cleared which […]

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Government snips protocols for barbers

Epidemiologist says we cannot solely depend on the vaccine, Covid protocols are also highly effective in managing the spread of the disease.   Barber shops in rural areas fail to follow basic Covid safety measures as the government becomes lenient. Experts say Covid protocols are the way forward. Niranjan owner of the barber shop, Magic […]

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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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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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