Bengaluru rains

New headache? As floods recede, sharp rise in dengue, viral fever in Bengaluru

Besides ensuring mosquito control, people should drink filtered or boiled and cooled water, was his advice. 

published on : 17th September 2022

In rain-hit Bengaluru, Mallasandra residents in no man's land

The state government had brought the Mallasandra area, which was earlier governed by the panchayat, under the aegis of the BBMP in March 2021.

published on : 12th September 2022

A flood of ideas: Crucial lessons to be learnt from Bengaluru deluge

A senior Urban Development Department official said flooding is not new to Bengaluru.

published on : 12th September 2022

'Lakes remain thirsty even as Bengaluru drowned': Activists blame land mafias for floods

Bengaluru, which the British rulers had called as a 'City of thousand lakes' for having over 1,600 lakes, has about 400 water bodies today in the Bengaluru metropolitan region.

published on : 11th September 2022

Will Bengaluru floods give way to anti-incumbency? Public angst weighs on political parties as polls near in Karnataka

The famed IT industry bore the brunt of the rain fury; there seems to be palpable anger among a section of citizens who felt let down by the political class during the crisis.

published on : 11th September 2022

Bengaluru rains: Central team reach Kodagu to assess flood damages

The team will also be visiting the rain-affected places in other districts and a detailed assessment report will likely be submitted in the coming week.

published on : 8th September 2022

'Karnataka to seek special grants from Centre for rain havoc in Bengaluru': CM Bommai

He held a meeting with the Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) headed by Home Ministry's joint secretary Ashish Kumar, which is visiting Karnataka to take stock of the flood havoc in the State.

published on : 8th September 2022

'When Bengaluru drowned, Tejasvi Surya ate Dosas': BJP MP comes under scrutiny for his 'food vlogging'

In a 40-second video that has gone viral, the National President of BJP Yuva Morcha can be seen eating 'Butter Masala Dosa' and 'Uppittu' (Upma) at an eatery in Padmanabhanagar.

published on : 8th September 2022

Bengaluru floods: Forecast of more rain worries residents; tech, e-commerce companies worst affected

Residents of localities and apartments that were inundated are making attempts to drain out water and remove sludge from their houses and basements.

published on : 8th September 2022

Bommai appeals to Central team to study changing rain pattern 

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday appealed to the central team, which is in the state to assess rain damage, to study the strange rain pattern in Karnataka.

published on : 8th September 2022

Dakshina Pinakini river in spate, cuts off e-store godowns

This has occurred as Dakshina Pinakini river is overflowing, causing the Channasandra bridge a prime link connecting the panchayat limits with Bengaluru to be submerged.

published on : 8th September 2022

Deluge-hit Bengaluru limps back to normalcy, BJP faces people's wrath in social media

Parts of Bengaluru that were battered by torrential rains for the last couple of days appeared to be slowly returning to normalcy with floodwaters receding in some areas.

published on : 7th September 2022

Bengaluru floods: HC orders BBMP to set up residents' grievance cell in each ward

As an immediate measure, water is being drained out of flooded areas using pumps, the BBMP submitted.

published on : 7th September 2022

Flooded apartments, lack of drinking water force residents at L B Shastri Nagar in Bengaluru to check into hotels

'We were forced to switch off the electricity supply point as it is in our flooded basement. Borewell water used for drinking cannot be pumped without power,' said a resident. 

published on : 7th September 2022

Karnataka government to meet software companies on Wednesday as Bengaluru continues to reel under floods

Participants will discuss issues faced by them in the meeting. Besides, the BBMP Chief Commissioner will present a PPT on the problems of the city.

published on : 7th September 2022

Bengaluru floods: Residents of posh villas get ferried out in dinghies and tractors

However, these are the same apartment and villa complexes which were listed for demolition as they have encroached on culverts of water bodies.

published on : 7th September 2022

26 out of 28 MLAs in Bengaluru into real estate: Ramya

The Association for Democratic Reforms, in its recent report, had stated that on an average, MLAs from the state are the richest in the country.

published on : 7th September 2022

No power, water, marooned Bengaluru families shift to hotels

The fallout of flooding is that many children of nearby apartments have been unable to attend school as buses have failed to enter.

published on : 7th September 2022

Scenes from Day 2 of Bengaluru floods

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai set out on night rounds in Bengaluru on Monday to assess the widespread damage caused by rain.

published on : 7th September 2022

As waters rise, BJP-Congress locked in blame game

KPCC chief DK Shivakumar hit back, saying the government had failed to take measures to help people, and was blaming the Congress.

published on : 7th September 2022
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