Tushar Kaushik

Uneasy wait for parents at hospital after bus accident

By Thursday night, 5 children were admitted to Victoria Hospital, with parents and relatives by their sides; Doctors told parents that at least three of them would require plastic surgery

17 Nov 2017

Over 3k irregularities in BBMP, audit reports remain elusive

The BBMP has found over 3,000 irregularities while carrying out audits of its accounts. However, citizens have not been able to get any audit reports in spite of filing RTIs.

15 Nov 2017

Yet again, students get caught in the crossfire

Followimg the eviction of several faculty members at Alliance University on Friday, students are concerned that their education might be affected due to the incidents concerning the institute.

13 Nov 2017

Seegehalli residents bear garbage stink 24X7

 Residents of a gated community in Seegehalli near Whitefield are forced to bear the stink emanating from the garbage dumped nearby for the past four years. 

30 Oct 2017

On a different pitch, but he’s still ‘The Wall’

After Kumble’s straight ones and the occasional googlies on Saturday, visitors to the Lit Fest were treated to Rahul Dravid’s off-field elegance at the Bangalore Lit Fest here on Sunday.

30 Oct 2017

With an eye on elections, BJP, Cong politicise Tipu Jayanti

Senior leaders from Congress and BJP engage in a war of words over celebrating the birth anniversary of the Muslim ruler on November 10

22 Oct 2017

Bengaluru breathes easier this diwali

Air pollution levels in the city during Deepavali were lower this year as compared to those last year, as per data from the Central Pollution Control Board.

21 Oct 2017

Forced out of homes, Kurubarahalli families rely on BBMP shelter

In the basement of Manjushree marriage hall on the busy Kurubarahalli Main Road, four families currently live in a single hall.

16 Oct 2017

Potholes killed three, zero complaints against BBMP

FIRs filed in the cases blame negligent driving for the deaths, not the civic body.

13 Oct 2017

City’s lakes come alive, so does animal life

The heavy rainfall might have thrown life out of gear for most Bengalureans, but it has also filled up several lakes which were earlier devoid of water.

09 Oct 2017

BBMP manages Bengaluru with just half of its sanctioned staff strength

In 2007, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) was sanctioned a permanent staff strength of 18,000.

08 Oct 2017

BBMP: Work ​in several depts hit by staff shortage

BBMP, today, has just 9,000 permanent employees, which is  merely half the sanctioned strength.

08 Oct 2017

Lake under revival covered by hyacinth

Almost 80 per cent of Hosakerehalli lake, which was being revived by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), is now covered with water hyacinth.

07 Oct 2017

Plastic may be key to solving city’s road problems

The use of plastic to lay city’s roads has been minimal in spite of such roads having a longer life. Another advantage of adopting this method is that it helps in disposal of plastic too.

03 Oct 2017

Women’s safety? Here’s how Bengaluru cops buried a harassment case

It’s not often that women come forward to file complaints in sexual harassment incidents, and here’s a case that explains why.

27 Sep 2017