Mohammed Yacoob

Vendors blame flooding, rain for pricey flowers this festive season

With the Dasara festivities and the customary practice of offering puja to ‘Ayudhas’, flower vendors said that the rates of jasmine, lillies, marigold have multiplied.

10 hours ago

BBMP demolition drive: Ball in Revenue Department court

Palike says anti-encroachment action stalled for now, as next set of properties yet to be identified 

02 Oct 2022

Bengaluru's KR Market subway now open, has six entry-exit points, 32 CCTVs

The Bengaluru Smart City Limited has finally completed the much-anticipated KR Market Junction improvement and new subway project, after completing 32 roads under the project.

02 Oct 2022

Opposition sceptical of BBMP polls, despite HC order

Congress, JDS members express doubts over govt holding the elections, while BJP claims it is  confident of winning elections

01 Oct 2022

BBMP mulls ‘Shankar model’ to dull stay strategy

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s demolition drive has taken a hit at a few places with owners moving court to obtain a stay order against action on their properties.

28 Sep 2022

No fudging, Karnataka HC given pothole data on roads: BBMP chief engineer

The roads include 191 major, 1,400 arterial and sub-arterial, and 11,400 ward roads.

25 Sep 2022

Demolition drive to resume against 29 properties under Karnataka HC stay

It is said that 31 owners were served notice under Section 104 of the KLR Act by the Revenue department, and asked to remove the encroachments themselves.

22 Sep 2022

BBMP ignoring encroachments by EcoSpace: AAP

‘Mere eyewash, many buildings sitting on rajakaluve not being demolished’

18 Sep 2022

BBMP’s flip-flop on encroachment demolition drive raises eyebrows

  The civic body cleared 29 encroachments in four zones on Thursday, taking the tally to 73 since Monday.

16 Sep 2022

Demolition drive: House owners blame corrupt civic officials

Express anger, allege nexus between babus, netas for encroachment of drains, illegal layouts that caused floods

13 Sep 2022

BBMP finally acts, razes gates, walls in Mahadevapura

The demolition drive started at 10 am, following directions from Zonal Commissioner, Dr K V Trilok Chandra.

13 Sep 2022

As water recedes, Mahadevapura residents now fear infections

Some areas in Domlur, Bellandur, and its nearby stretches have already complained of foul smell for which the BBMP has already deployed personnel to disinfect the area.

11 Sep 2022

Karnataka: Congress leader’s supporters put up flexes, violate HC order

local leaders and supporters of former Congress MLC M Narayanaswamy, and candidate from KR Puram for the assembly election, have put up small and big cutouts to wish him on his birthday.

10 Sep 2022

Bengaluru BJP leader slams Mohandas Pai, blames IT sector for encroachments

In Karnataka, 60 per cent of taxes come from Bengaluru, and the IT sector is one of the major contributors.

09 Sep 2022