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Forget about potholes, one has to search for roads: Karnataka HC

Earlier in October last year, the court had made a similar observation when the BBMP was asked to stop counting potholes and ensure that citizens got smooth roads to ride on.

published on : 17th January 2019

Pockmarked Bengaluru road lands BBMP in a spot

The police have registered a case under section 338 of the IPC (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others).

published on : 15th January 2019

Make Bommanahalli zone pothole-free by December 20: Karnataka High Court

The court also asked BBMP to produce the MBs of Bommanahalli Zone on December 20, the next date of hearing. 

published on : 18th December 2018

About 8,000 Bengaluru school students to try to solve garbage menace and fix potholes

Students attempt to solve these issues by approaching local officials such as ward corporators, relevant agencies or try to find innovative solutions on their own.

published on : 15th December 2018

Nitin Gadkari faints on stage at Maharashtra event, minister tweets later that he is doing well

Nitin Gadkari on Thursday had said that if roads were found to be in bad condition, he would run a bulldozer over the contractor concerned.

published on : 7th December 2018

Hope it wakes up the agencies: Road accident victim's father

Bilhore's 16-year-old son Prakash died in July 2015 after his bike fell into a deep pothole.

published on : 7th December 2018

Potholes kill more than terrorists on border: SC

The deaths caused due to potholes across the country were probably more than those killed on the border by terrorists, observed the SC.

published on : 7th December 2018

Supreme Court expresses concern over large number of deaths due to potholes in last five years

The bench sought a response from the Centre on the report filed by the Supreme Court Committee on Road Safety, headed by former apex court judge Justice K S Radhakrishnan.

published on : 6th December 2018

Chennai Corporation ignore pleas, Ambedhkar Nagar locals repair roads themselves

Every time a heavy vehicle, including a bus, crosses Padikuppam Road at Thirumangalam, potholes appeared at new spots making the road dangerous for motorists.

published on : 25th November 2018

Shoddy patchwork to 'fix' roads irks Anna Nagar residents

After the pipelines were replaced, the trenches that were made on one side of the road, have been filled with debris, leaving the stretch riddled with potholes.

published on : 5th November 2018

Karnataka HC now sets deadline for cleaning up of storm water drains

Considering the suggestions made by the Court Commissioners, the BBMP has issued guidelines involving a methodology for pothole patching to all ground level executives of all zones.

published on : 4th November 2018

Karnataka High Court to hold special sitting to hear issues for potholes on Saturday

The court’s observation came as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has failed to make city free from potholes despite being given more than a month’s time.

published on : 26th October 2018

Bengaluru's Kanakapura road remains in state of pity; authorities pass the buck

Kanakapura Main Road from Sarakki signal in the Jarganahalli area, over which the Metro line runs, does not seem to belong to any authority.

published on : 15th October 2018

After HC rap, BBMP officials busy counting smooth roads

With rainy days ahead, BBMP engineers are facing an uphill task, as they now have to show smooth roads to the High Court at its next hearing on October 23.

published on : 9th October 2018

Bengaluru has just 370 potholes, civic body tells high court

On October 5, when BBMP submitted the status of potholes, they mentioned that there were only 52 potholes as on September 29, 2018.

published on : 9th October 2018
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