Civic Apathy: Bengalureans turn deaf ears on BBMP’s plea for suggestions for 2020-21 budget

BENGALURU: Two days after BBMP sought suggestions from citizens, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) and institutions for its 2020-2021 budget, not a single communication has reached the civic agency. While residents…

Citizen group Whitefield Rising demands Mahadevapura zone must be administered by a separate municipality

BENGALURU: Close on the heels of BBMP issuing a draft notification on delimitation of wards, Whitefield Rising has demanded that Mahadevapura be administered by a separate municipal corporation. The citizen…

Saving Bengaluru’s Green Canopy: Many citizen groups in city come together to save 8,000 trees from road-widening projects

BENGALURU: Fifty representatives of various citizen groups have petitioned Karnataka Road Development Corporation Limited (KRDCL) not to rush with its road-widening projects, which are likely to uproot over 8,000 trees…

Industry associations including BWSSB strongly oppose BESCOM’s tariff hike proposal at a public hearing

BENGALURU: A BESCOM proposal to hike power tariffs ran into huge opposition from consumers at a public hearing held by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) on Friday. Bangalore Water…

Karnataka High Court reprimands BBMP again – orders to conduct new survey of potholes on roads and sets March 31 as deadline to fill them

BENGALURU: The high court on Thursday directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike to undertake a fresh survey of all roads in Bengaluru to identify potholes and take necessary steps to fill…

Bengaluru’s first bus-priority lane on outer ring road: Citizens to embark on ‘NimbusExpress’ bus yatra from today

BENGALURU: The city’s first bus-priority lane on Outer Ring Road is likely to get a major fillip with citizen groups, government officials and celebrities set to take a bus yatra…

Followup Story: BBMP Mayor Gowtham Kumar inspects Sumanahalli flyover, says repair work to begin from Dec 15 at an estimated cost of 40 lakhs

BENGALURU: Repair work on Sumanahalli flyover located on Outer Ring Road, linking Mysuru Road and Tumakuru Road, is scheduled to begin from December 15. The 546-metre-long structure developed distress points…

After Nanjundaswamy’s unique ‘moonwalking’ video, BBMP starts to repair pothole in city

Responding to the viral video of a man dressed as an astronaut walking on the potholed roads of Herohalli in the city, Bangalore’s civic body, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike…

DK Shivakumar arrest: Violent protests erupt in Kanakapura and Ramanagara

Bengaluru: Protests broke out in several parts of Karnataka on Wednesday following the arrest of senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar by the ED in New Delhi in connection with…

DK Shivakumar arrested by ED after four days of interrogation

BENGALURU: Former Karnataka Congress minister, a seven times MLA who has been known as Man Friday of Congress party was arrested by Enforcement Directorate officials yesterday after prolonged questioning for…

Karnataka HC finds ‘fault’ with family court order, gives mom custody of 5-year-old girl

BENGALURU: An investment banker, who quit her job to take care her five-year-old daughter, has been given the girl’s custody, after the high court quashed a Benglauru family court order…

Bengaluru: Students suffer as pickpockets have a field day at bus stop

BENGALURU: Students boarding BMTC buses at the NES stop in Yelahanka are a harried lot due to poor frequency of buses to and from Doddaballapura Road. Jam-packed buses are forcing…

Bengaluru: Heftierfines may burn a hole in pockets ofrental car, two-wheelerfirms

BENGALURU: With increased penalties for traffic violations under the amended Motor Vehicles Act kicking in on September 1, rental car and two-wheeler firms are keeping their fingers crossed. They fear…

Muting music in pubs spoiling party mood, rue Bengalureans

BENGALURU: The continuing police crackdown on pubs and discotheques playing loud music has rattled owners of pubs and restaurants and a section of Benglaureans. On Thursday, police prohibited 107 pubs…