Food that’s of poor quality or is laden with pesticides continues to affect our health. But the Central authority FSSAI is unable to conduct enough food quality checks. Central regulations also discourage local crop varieties and farming practices.
ರಸ್ತೆಗುಂಡಿಗಳು ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಹಲವಾರು ಅಪಘಾತಗಳಿಗೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಸಾವಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಕಾರಣವಾಗಿವೆ. ಆದರೆ, ಸಂತ್ರಸ್ತರಿಗೆ ಪರಿಹಾರ ಮಾತ್ರ ಸದಾ ಮಹಾಪೌರರ ವಿವೇಚನೆಯ ಮೇಲೆ ನಿರ್ಧಾರಿತವಾಗಿದೆ. ಉಚ್ಚನ್ಯಾಯಾಲಯದ ಆಜ್ಞೆ ಇದ್ದಾಗ್ಯೂ, ಬಿ.ಬಿ.ಎಂ.ಪಿ ಪರಿಹಾರ ಧನಕ್ಕೆ ಇನ್ನೂ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥಿತ ವಿಧಾನ ಕಲ್ಪಿಸಿಲ್ಲ.
Recently BBMP levied huge fines on apartments that did not compost their waste in situ. Bangalore Apartments’ Federation (BAF) has condemned the move, saying SWM Rules don’t mandate in situ composting at all
Potholes have led to several accidents and deaths in Bengaluru. But compensation for victims have always been at the Mayor’s discretion. Despite a HC order, BBMP has not yet set up a formal process for compensation
There is no separate budget allocation or police personnel to manage traffic at the bus priority lane, says JCP (Traffic) B R Ravikanthe Gowda. But the department will rely on BBMP for additional manpower to monitor the lane
Only about half of Bengaluru wards hold ward committee meetings. And even these meetings are often ineffective as councillors make unilateral decisions, don’t share information, and schedule meetings erratically
About 26,000 cyclists were killed on Indian roads between 2011 and 2015. To make roads safe for cyclists, bicycle lane projects worth crores had been announced in Bengaluru. But what happened to these projects?
BBMP Special Commissioner Randeep Dev says that engineers have been asked to strictly comply with the methodology for filling potholes. They also have to submit geo-tagged photos of potholes before and after repairs
With long flights of stairs, dysfunctional lifts, and even criminals lurking around, skywalks in Bengaluru have few users. These multi-crore projects are justified only if safety and convenience of users is taken seriously
Priority lane buses get brand name and logo, establishments to ensure 60 percent Kannada in display boards, heavy rains lash south and west Bengaluru – read more on what else happened in the city over the past week
How can every Bengalurean be provided with enough water for their needs, at a price they can afford? Attend a panel discussion on October 24th, where BWSSB Chairman and domain experts explore solutions
BBMP to set up a new waste processing plant, company transport buses denied entry into BMTC priority lane, Ola launches self-drive cars – read more what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup