BBMP and BMTC have not thought through many practical difficulties in implementing the bus priority lane (BPL) on ORR. Questions on bus clumping at junctions, traffic management in service roads and so on remain unanswered
There is much optimism around the bus priority lane to be operational on ORR tomorrow. But there’s no clarity on what outcome we can expect, or how the project will fit into the overall transport plan for ORR and the city
Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy announced in the state budget that soapnut-based detergent industry will be promoted in future, as it will help control pollution in lakes. Will this solution really help control lake pollution?
Who would be actually paying the damages? If the government pays any compensation, almost the entire cost would be paid by the Bangaloreans, given that the city generates about 80% of state GDP. Do you like the idea?
The RERA bill has been passed in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. The Bill with a number of safeguards to protect home buyers’ interest, has crossed all hurdles. Citizen groups in Bengaluru too have played a role in pushing the Bill.