Actor Prakash Raj, contesting as an independent from Bangalore Central, is known to be an outspoken critic of right wing politics. In this interview with Citizen Matters, he discusses how his work as an MP will be different from the norm, and how he will deal with the issues plaguing Bengaluru
B K Hari Prasad, the Congress candidate for Bangalore South, is a four-time Rajya Sabha MP. In this interview with Citizen Matters, he talks about his career so far, and his plans for the city, if elected
Tejasvi Surya, the BJP candidate in Bangalore South constituency, has been a controversial figure. In this interview with Citizen Matters, Surya talks about freedom of speech, women’s reservation, Bengaluru’s water scarcity, and more
As Bengaluru’s vehicle count crossed 80 lakhs, it has now become the metro with the second highest number of vehicles in India, said the Karnataka Transport Commissioner. Read more on what else has happened in the city this week
The Healthy Air Coalition was launched in the city today, to combat air pollution and its health impacts. As part of the initiative, forty new air quality monitoring stations will be installed in the city to gather high-quality data on air pollution
If more than 50 trees are to be axed for any project, authorities have to consult the public first, as per law. But how do authorities manage to avoid public consultations even when they axe hundreds of trees for mega projects?
Hundreds of trees in Bengaluru are being felled for Metro rail, but compensatory saplings are often planted outside the city, or maybe never. Officials do not keep track of the saplings or ensure their survival either