Bengaluru civic polls yet to be scheduled but parties trying to make their presence felt

While the BJP is working on contesting elections under the Modi brand, the Congress leadership has directed partymen to make their presence felt on the ground

20 Sep 2021

Upset with authorities, citizens and activists turn to NGT to save dying Bengaluru lake

Acting on the petition, the NGT has now directed and made Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) the nodal agency to form a committee to look into the encroachments.

20 Sep 2021

Covid warrior from Bengaluru scales Mt Elbrus in Russia

If you think that Covid-19 warriors are only health care professionals, think again. There were many who quit their jobs to become dedicated Covid-19 warriors.

19 Sep 2021

Forest dept helpless as it loses land to judiciary

Karnataka Forest Department officials said, “As per government, cabinet and court orders, the land was declared as a deemed forest in 2017 after a thorough survey and exercise.

19 Sep 2021

Forest dept loses land to judiciary

The Forest Department in Kolar is feeling helpless as a piece of land, which has been deemed as a forest, has been handed over to the judiciary to construct a new court complex,

19 Sep 2021

Now, Bellandur flyover may go down for Bangalore Metro

Also set for demolition are hoardings, signage, bus shelters and FoBs (including the one in Bellandur) for the Outer Ring Road Metro line.

15 Sep 2021

E-permit will be must for disposal of effluents

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) will soon launch an e-permit portal to keep an eye on dumping of industrial effluents and ensuring their proper disposal.

15 Sep 2021

Koramangala’s solid waste management model to be replicated in Yelahanka

While most parts of Bengaluru are struggling to tackle the garbage menace, residents of Kormangala’s ward no. 151 are sustaining themselves well.

14 Sep 2021

Energy minister to address issues plaguing electric vehicle sector in Karnataka

With the entire world working towards reducing carbon footprint, the Karnataka transport and energy department are also trying to address the issue by giving a boost to electric vehicles.

10 Sep 2021

Doctors warn of rise in viral infections

As the fear of Covid-19 and Nipah virus continues, doctors are also seeing a rise in viral infections and are warning patients to be cautious.

09 Sep 2021

Parties start work for Bengaluru polls

Elections to the BBMP Council may not be on the calendar yet, but political parties have begun their spadework, and are getting their strategies ready. 

08 Sep 2021

Covid-19: College managements fear burden of quarantine

Health officials worried about laxity and attitude towards rise in Covid-19 cases 

06 Sep 2021

BBMP will not distribute sweaters to school and college students in Bengaluru this year

They have instead told the managements of educational institutions to distribute sweaters to students who did not collect them last year

04 Sep 2021

Serosurvey by Bengaluru civic body raises debate on COVID vaccine booster shot

While some are demanding that booster doses should be given after the vaccine double dose to fight the virus better, and boost immunity, others say sufficient antibodies are created.

04 Sep 2021

Karnataka forest dept to clear eucalyptus trees in Ranebennur

Clearing the eucalyptus trees from the region was a 10-year-old demand from conservationists as the area is water-starved.

03 Sep 2021