Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike
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Wilson Garden tragedy: Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia given to woman’s family

Hemavathi Harsha suffered severe head injuries and died in hospital due to excessive bleeding after an electric pole fell on her in Wilson Garden on Monday.

published on : 28th September 2023
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Cleanliness drive at 398 places on October 2

An action plan has been prepared and on October 1, an hour will be dedicated to clearing waste from near tourist places, bus stands, schools/colleges and health institutions.

published on : 28th September 2023
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Panel to probe Covid management, orders BBMP to hand over papers 

An inquiry commission formed on August 26 to probe alleged irregularities in Covid management by the previous BJP-led government

published on : 21st September 2023
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Final notification on delimitation coming soon; 225 wards on anvil    

With this, the govt will be just a few steps away from holding elections to BBMP Council

published on : 21st September 2023
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‘Hoovu Habba’, ‘Pete Habba’ to draw tourists to Vibrant Bengaluru

To see these concepts gain momentum and to ensure that they are organised and executed properly, a ‘Cultural Wing’ has been proposed in BBMP.

published on : 16th September 2023
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Transformer centre set up four metres underground in Malleswaram

The underground transformer was earlier on the footpath, blocking the pedestrian way and posing a threat to citizens.

published on : 6th September 2023
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Palike employees to give Rs 95.5L to deceased engineer’s family

In memory of Shivakumar, two fully-equipped ambulances will be handed over to the Palike in two months by the BBMP Employees’ Cooperative Association and  Welfare Association.

published on : 3rd September 2023
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Karnataka's ‘Namma Clinics’ not kept open till 8 pm

The health minister’s decision came up after a controversy that sparked after his visit to the AAP-led government’s ‘Mohalla Clinics’ in Delhi on August 4.

published on : 3rd September 2023
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Bengaluru sees a decline in dog adoptions

They opined that there is very little support from the government to save strays in the city.

published on : 26th August 2023
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BBMP slaps Rs 50K fine on Congress cell  

For the first time, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Monday slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 on KPCC’s Backward Classes Cell for putting up a banner in the city.

published on : 22nd August 2023
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BBMP looks at regularising lab operator Jyothi’s job

The BBMP is contemplating this move of making Jyothi a permanent Palike staffer, after her marriage was cancelled following the tragedy.

published on : 19th August 2023
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BBMP office fire: Victims shifted to Victoria burns ward

Three of the nine patients suffered severe burns and all patients have 30-40 per cent severe burns.

published on : 12th August 2023
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Political slugfest over BBMP office fire

The Congress state unit said the fire at the BBMP quality control office was a case of arson as an inquiry has been ordered into the 40 per cent commission allegation during the BJP government.

published on : 12th August 2023
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Nine injured as fire breaks out at BBMP office in Bengaluru

According to Additional Commissioner N Sateesh Kumar, benzene used in road construction quality checks may have caused a blast due to a reaction.

published on : 12th August 2023
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BBMP contractors seek Yediyurappa’s help to get bills cleared

DKS holds up payments, wants audit first; Assn prez brushes aside comments on graft

published on : 10th August 2023
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End corruption in e-khata registration

Fed up with lengthy procedural delays, hapless citizens and builders were forced to pay hefty bribes for documents, notably the e-khata.

published on : 9th August 2023
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4 panels to probe BBMP works from 2019 to 2022

There were allegations that under the previous BJP government, bills were paid without works executed

published on : 8th August 2023
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BBMP contractors seek President’s nod for euthanasia

They said when the government had earlier ordered to release Rs 675 crore, setting up of a committee now to audit the works and bills submitted will further delay payments to them. 

published on : 8th August 2023
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Experts question BBMP’s proposed drone survey of stray dogs

An infrastructure expert flayed the BBMP, stating that strays will hide inside drains or in under-construction sites. There is no clarity on how the drone cameras will be able get these details.

published on : 20th July 2023
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Flexes of UPA leaders come up across city, Girinath mum  

UPA’s chief partner Congress is said to be behind the two-day event, titled ‘United We Stand’, being held at Taj West End.

published on : 18th July 2023
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