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.
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.
State capital Bengaluru has not had a Master Plan since 2015, but most interestingly, the city never had a Master Plan Scheme drawn up.
The UN chief said that he will ask the international community to ensure that they help Pakistan "now" while vowing to raise awareness about the disastrous situation.
The cloudburst occurred past midnight in Bangabagar village across the India-Nepal border, causing a flashflood in the Kali river.
Rivers in Rayalaseema also in spate following heavy inflows from upstream in Karnataka; officials alert people downstream of Mylavaram project in Kadapa dist
Several areas in Mahadevapura were submerged due to the heaviest rainfall in 72 years, affecting the lives of the poor and the rich.
Guterres was received on his arrival by Deputy Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and he will meet Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
The BJP on Thursday demanded a white paper from the State government on flood damage to public properties and block-wise list of affected families.
The former chief minister also visited the family of the 23-year-old woman who was electrocuted in the Whitefield area three days ago.
Large swathes of land, mostly in the IT hub in Bengaluru, have been inundated following unprecedented torrential rains since September 4.
State Health Commissioner D Randeep directed rapid response teams at the district and taluk level to be vigilant.
They claimed that people from other states were ruining the language and culture of Karnataka, and contributing to high pollution and heavy traffic.
Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Siddaramaiah came out in support of those slamming the government.
The teams visited Dharwad, Kodagu, Kalaburagi, and Dakshina Kannada, among others, where members visited farms, schools, homes and villages, and took stock.
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.
'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.
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.
IT/BT Minister Dr C N Ashwath Narayan said that IT companies will be involved in the development of Mahadevapura zone, to prevent any more flooding.
At a time when even locals struggled to get help and the attention of BBMP and other officials, a foreign couple only ran into a wall.