Bengal

BBMP slaps Rs 3 lakh fine on contractor for shoddy roadworks during Modi's Bengaluru visit

The roads freshly laid by spending Rs 11.50 crores started peeling off-- while one road even caved in --forcing the authorities to take action.

published on : 25th June 2022

Mantri Developers CMD Sushil Mantri arrested by ED in money-laundering case

The investigating agency found that the money collected from the flat buyers in Bengaluru was diverted for Mantri's personal use instead of spending it on projects.

published on : 25th June 2022

Concern rises in West Bengal as state records significant growth in under-age marriages 

The state government also expressed its concern over the issue of pregnancy of minor girls. “We have asked to carry out widespread awareness campaign,” said the official.

published on : 25th June 2022

Blame game on as PMO, CMO seek road report

This exposes lack of coordination among civic agencies

published on : 25th June 2022

Speeding car rams parked truck, two dead

The injured, Satyamurthy, has been hospitalised and his condition is said to be serious.

published on : 25th June 2022

Delimitation draft: You can’t submit objections online

Speaking to media, he said citizens can see the draft online, which was uploaded on the BBMP website http://bbmpdelimitation2022.com on Friday evening,

published on : 25th June 2022

Forum gives ‘People’s Manifesto’ to parties for development of Bengaluru

Welcoming the move, Justice (retd) Nagamohan Das said, “We fail to debate on social democracy.

published on : 25th June 2022

Shoddy work leads to road collapse after PM's visit; BBMP engineers receive notice

The peeling of tar and the collapse of newly-repaired roads has put BBMP engineers under the scanner and a show cause notice has been issued against three officials.

published on : 24th June 2022

Bengaluru road relaid by BBMP for Modi visit collapses soon after he leaves

A portion of the newly-relaid Mariyappanapalya Jnana Bharthi main road in Bangalore University campus caved in after a spell of overnight rain.

published on : 24th June 2022

New Omicron sub-lineages emerge in Bengaluru, officials on alert

Precautionary dose has few takers in all age groups in the city  

published on : 24th June 2022

So rice! Malayalis off paddy fields, Bengal workers step in

Thufan, 23, from Murshidabad in West Bengal, wears a T-shirt with ‘Palakkadan Karshaka Munnettam’ written on it as he gets ready for the day’s work at a paddy field in Kuthanur.

published on : 24th June 2022

Alumni slam NLSIU-Bengaluru over handling of sexual abuse

In May, NLSIU had fined the two facilitators after they had discussed details of sexual harassment that had been narrated to them by the victim, who is not a student of NLSIU.

published on : 24th June 2022

Draft of BBMP’s 243 wards out, public gets two weeks to object

The Urban Development Department (UDD) has given the public 15 days to file their objections to delimitation of wards.

published on : 24th June 2022

Religious conversions hits Rohingya camp in Bengaluru

At a camp in Byatarayanapura in Bengaluru North, about 10 families have converted to Christianity.

published on : 24th June 2022

Bengal govt pauses rural job scheme as Centre holds funds

Officials in the districts have been asked not to initiate any work under the MGNREGA.

published on : 23rd June 2022
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