A number of recent verdicts from the IV Additional District Consumer Forum in the city is a virtual alert for consumers. The cases range from violation of MRP on goods to damaging household effects during shipping.
A recent study by a doctoral students at the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore suggests that Hebbal lake’s ‘development’ is against the idea of the city being a ‘melting pot’, because it cuts off access to several communities. Rajeev Yeshwanth has more.
We regularly read reports in the news about citizens being awarded compensation from consumer courts on disputes with errant vendors. But how does this all work? Where does a Bangalorean have to start? Wise Buy guides you.
How do some involved citizens perceive the BDA – the state-created planning and development authority for Bangalore. Is it an IT-savvy organisation and has it helped the city, or is it a corrupt body just not upto its job?
The city’s building bye-laws list out a number of amenities that public and semi-buildings must provide to disabled citizens. Malls are the most recent additions to modern Bengaluru, and Ayesha Aleem checks out a number of them to see if they are in compliance.