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
Featuring over 400 artists, the museum boasts of some priceless artefacts, like Ustad Bismilla Khan’s Shehnai and Pandit Bhimsen Joshi’s silver pan box. The idea was to create an informed audience for music, who are aware of the history and efforts that went into preserving Indian music.
There are less expensive fixes available for the Hebbal traffic mess, which can make the steel flyover unnecessary, according to Naresh Narasimhan. He thinks metro line to airport is the best fix for the problem.
There is bound to be a strong reason for people who support elevated roads in their own backyard to oppose ‘steel flyover’ in another area. Such complex arguments can never be classified into binaries. Here’s a slice of such complexity simplified for clarity.
Hydrocarbons are on their way out and solar or electrical vehicles will become the order of the day, says former Transport Commissioner and director at the KSRTC. But for that, Bangalore needs an urgent change in mindset and policy.
The Citizens’ Action Forum completed a decade this year. It has an impressive record of committed activism, working on issues that affect a large section of the people in the city. Take a look at all that the Forum has been doing for Bengaluru and where they stand now.