It was a mix of lessons in social justice, equality, sustainability, citizen involvement in civic issues and politics of development in cities, not limited to Bengaluru, in addition to the culmination of the symbolic no-vote collection drive.
The government not following the due process in the steel flyover issue has irked many public policy experts, while the Bengaluru Development Authority helped the controversy by hiding the information and refusing to share the data that was already in public domain.
The fight citizens have been fighting on a mega project on Bellandur lakebed has come to an end, with the National Green Tribunal asking the developers to pay fine and vacate the encroachments. What more does the judgment say? Read more.
Journalists have their eyes and ears on the ground. What would it look like, if they were asked to suggest on where to allocate budget? There were many suggestions that were noted seriously by the BBMP taxation committee.