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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

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.

published on : 11th September 2022

No Master Plan, no Master Plan Scheme...Reason why Bengaluru is flooding

State capital Bengaluru has not had a Master Plan since 2015, but most interestingly, the city never had a Master Plan Scheme drawn up.

published on : 11th September 2022

What the UN is doing in Pakistan is a drop in the ocean of what is needed: Antonio Guterres

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.

published on : 10th September 2022

Woman missing, 28 villages inundated after cloudburst in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh

The cloudburst occurred past midnight in Bangabagar village across the India-Nepal border, causing a flashflood in the Kali river.

published on : 10th September 2022

First flood warning at Prakasam Barrage, 4.2 L cusecs outflows in Andhra Pradesh

Rivers in Rayalaseema also in spate following heavy inflows from upstream in Karnataka; officials alert people downstream of Mylavaram project in Kadapa dist

published on : 10th September 2022

Clean up Mahadevapura: CM Bommai to babus

Several areas in Mahadevapura were submerged due to the heaviest rainfall in 72 years, affecting the lives of the poor and the rich.

published on : 10th September 2022

UN chief Guterres arrives in flood-hit Pakistan for 'solidarity' visit

Guterres was received on his arrival by Deputy Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and he will meet Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

published on : 9th September 2022

BJP demands white paper on flood damage in Odisha

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.

published on : 9th September 2022

Siddaramaiah takes boat, inspects flooded areas, demands white paper from government

The former chief minister also visited the family of the 23-year-old woman who was electrocuted in the Whitefield area three days ago.

published on : 9th September 2022

Scientist says sudden, heavy rain in Bengaluru due to global warming

Large swathes of land, mostly in the IT hub in Bengaluru, have been inundated following unprecedented torrential rains since September 4.

published on : 9th September 2022

Karnataka: Health department ups vigil for disease outbreak  

State Health Commissioner D Randeep directed rapid response teams at the district and taluk level to be vigilant.

published on : 9th September 2022

#LeaveBengaluru trends amid man-made tragedy

They claimed that people from other states were ruining the language and culture of Karnataka, and contributing to high pollution and heavy traffic.

published on : 9th September 2022

Minister Munirathna's 'unwelcome to Bengaluru' remark sparks row

Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Siddaramaiah came out in support of those slamming the government.

published on : 9th September 2022

Karnataka: Central teams study rain damage, to assess needed relief

The teams visited Dharwad, Kodagu, Kalaburagi, and Dakshina Kannada, among others, where members visited farms, schools, homes and villages, and took stock.

published on : 9th 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

IT firms to rescue, to offer funds, expertise to develop Mahadevapura

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.

published on : 8th September 2022

Not their dream homes anymore: Residents of Bellandur, Yemalur living in regret now

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.

published on : 8th September 2022
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