How do you go about widening roads when there are private properties, trees, and urban clusters in the areas proposed for widening? Can these be demolished for the sake of ease of everyday travel? Enter TDR. Zainab Bawa walks you through.
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?
This cacophony of houses, shops, offices and commercial units is one of the many tank beds that have been converted to layouts in the city. But short-sighted, unplanned and ad-hoc development has led to flooding and severe drainage issues for residents.