Sangeeta Bora

Plot for park in BDA layout cleared for fuel pump, allege residents

Over the past three weeks, bulldozers have cleared trees that are at least 100 years old; police too had approached them for no-objection signatures, say residents

10 Jun 2017

Overbridges, subways at Bengaluru Metro stations not ready yet

Namma Metro’s Phase 1 is set to be ready for public use this month and footfalls are expected to increase manifold. However, commuter necessities like foot overbridges and subways are yet to be built

05 Jun 2017

Rain plays spoilsport at Bellandur lake

The recent heavy rains have created hurdles in the ongoing weeding work at Bellandur lake taken up by Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA).

02 Jun 2017

During rains, Ulsoor lake turns garbage dump

Located  in the heart of the city, Ulsoor lake has become an eyesore. Because of the recent rains, huge piles of garbage from stormwater drains flowed into the lake, but Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Pa

01 Jun 2017

Bengaluru's Varthur lake spewing toxic foam yet again

Residents fume at civic agencies for taking temporary measures to prevent foam, demand a permanent solution

30 May 2017

Bellandur Lake in Bengaluru: A waterbody no one cares for

A month after NGT told civic agencies to clean up Bellandur lake, there has been little progress on ground.

19 May 2017

Car damaged while being towed away in Bengaluru, says owner

Businessman from Cox Town says he will have to shell out Rs 20000, video of vehicle getting towed away goes viral.

17 May 2017

Ten years on, Bangalore Metro yet to connect city well

Several deadlines have gone by, but Phase-1 work is yet to be completed; urban transport experts feel BMRCL should learn from mistakes to avoid further delay.

15 May 2017

Sarjapur residents protect four trees from the axe

Tired of indiscriminate chopping of trees in the city, the residents of Sarjapur have taken it upon themselves to save four trees from being felled.

13 May 2017

Mysuru loses cleanest city tag to Indore; Bengaluru plunges to 210th place

It’s bad news for Karnataka as Mysuru, which was ranked India’s cleanest for two consecutive years, slipped to the fifth spot this year.

05 May 2017

Contractor penalised Rs 5 lakh for littering Bellandur Lake

Health officer suspended; BBMP installs cameras, increases patrolling to reduce dumping menace at Bellandur Lake.

28 Apr 2017

Bengaluru Development Minister George looks down under for traffic solutions at four junctions

After dropping the steel flyover project, the next ambitious proposal put forth by Bengaluru Development minister K J George is to build tunnel roads.

27 Apr 2017

No one knows who is dumping mud on Varthur lake bed

Officials of Lake Development Authority, BDA visit Varthur lake after residents report about encroachment.

25 Apr 2017

Racing against time, civic agencies begin Bellandur lake cleanup

The National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s  stern order to civic bodies last week to restore Bellandur lake is bearing fruits.

25 Apr 2017

BBMP to deploy 12 Home Guards at Bellandur Lake

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will deploy 12 Home Guards in shifts around Bellandur Lake to ensure that garbage is not dumped there.

24 Apr 2017

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