With its new draft bye-laws on solid waste management (SWM), BBMP is aiming for 100% waste segregation and minimal use of landfills. The bye-laws mandate waste segregation into eight streams, steep penalties for offenders, and greater role for ward committees in SWM
With five major infrastructure projects, and several smaller ones, Koramangala resembles a massive construction site these days. Neither the hapless residents nor the authorities are clear about the details of these projects, or why they are needed at all
Melissa Arulappan recently counted 13 bikers driving on the wrong side on a one-way street, all within two seconds. This is not a one-off incident. Citizens across Bengaluru have been noticing an increasing number of such violations in the recent past. What’s going on?
To satiate Bengaluru’s unending thirst, water has been diverted from many rivers, including those from the Western Ghats. But these projects are starving local populations of water, and destroying ecosystems
Bengaluru has taken any number of measures to stop parking chaos on the streets – from setting up MLCPs to mandating parking space in buildings. Why then is parking still an issue in the city? Will the recent proposal to end free parking make a difference?
The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, passed by Lok Sabha last week, prescribes stringent norms and harsh penalties, higher compensation for victims, and more powers to the central government. Here’s all you need to know about the Bill