Tushar Kaushik

Stung by apathy, Defence Colony residents in Bengaluru's Indiranagar gear up to tackle dengue

After repeatedly facing apathy from civic agencies, residents of Defence Colony in Indiranagar have taken it upon themselves to tackle the rising instances of dengue in the colony.

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More aware residents hope to improve turnout
 

Awareness drives by citizen groups have led to enthusiasm, even excitement, among certain sections of Bengalureans, who are all ready to cast their votes on Saturday.

12 May 2018

Litmus test for N A Haris post son’s assault case

Shantinagar assembly constituency will reveal the fate of Congress MLA N A Haris, and show just how much difference the Mohammed Nalapad Haris assault incident has made.

11 May 2018

Rahul Gandhi eats, prays, shows love in Bengaluru

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited temples, a dargah, a garment factory and MTR restaurant while praising Bengaluru city as part of his election campaign.

10 May 2018

Liquor worth Rs 23.8 crore seized ahead of polls  

The quantity of liquor seized this time for violation of the Election Commission’s model code of conduct has risen by over 600 per cent from the 2013 assembly elections.

07 May 2018

Karnataka polls 2018: Royal Reddy battle on the cards

It will take an upset to displace one of Congress’ senior leaders and the current Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy from the BTM Layout constituency.

04 May 2018

Bommanahalli caught in floods, bad traffic but MLA rests easy

Bommanahalli constituency might not have seen much visible development in the past five years, but sitting MLA M Sathish Reddy is hugely favoured to retain his seat.

04 May 2018

Residents hope for end to waste burning at ASC

After being troubled by smoke rising from burning of waste at the ASC (Army Service Corps) Centre on Old Airport Road for the past six months, the residents of neighbouring Ranka Heights Apartments ma

02 May 2018

Bescom sees sharp spike in complaints in April

40,000 complaints were lodged; due to frequent power cuts, number of pending complaints this month is 3,100, it was 272 in March

29 Apr 2018

Karnataka polls: Expect cliffhanger in outlying constituencies of Anekal, Hosakote

People of Anekal and Hoskote feel incumbents have a chance to win polls again; several rural parts still lack water for drinking and irrigation.

28 Apr 2018

Bengaluru drains still choked, flooding threat looms

Work on the storm water drains was to be completed by March and the govt had released Rs 1,100 cr for it.

23 Apr 2018

Taking BBMP route to enter Vidhana Soudha

Mayor Sampath Raj, ex-Mayor Padmavati in poll fray

19 Apr 2018

Activists unhappy as Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike yet to use plastic on roads

Though the BBMP commissioner had stated in October 2017 that illegal plastic seized will be used to build roads, BBMP has not effectively implemented the directive.

17 Apr 2018

Bengalureans join hands, encourage people to exercise franchise

In a bid to dispel the notion that urban people do not vote, some citizens have carried out awareness drives across the city to get more urbanites to vote.

15 Apr 2018

BDA plans to install trash barrier to keep hyacinth off Bellandur lake

The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) is planning to install a trash barrier at Bellandur Lake which would collect the hyacinth at one point and make it easier to remove.

05 Apr 2018

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