If the chief minister greenlights the ABIDe committee’s proposed draft legislation, Bangaloreans may have a much greater say over local decision making. Yet, key questions remain unanswered, with the final deadline for the council elections looming.
Said to be one of the best residential areas of Bengaluru, Jayanagar is today plagued by problems – from parking to sewerage to hawkers. But with more than 12 RWAs active in the area, residents are confronting these issues squarely.
Defence Colony, Indiranagar of the 90’s was famous for its large number of "Beware of Dog" signs. Each house had a retired defence force personnel, and apparently, a dog. Some signs were more affectionate. "Watch »
The BBMP will announce valuation rates for property in Bengaluru shortly, a senior official says. But, “I would like to get a property tax law that can be easily understood by the people,” says the head of a citizens’ forum.