Over four lakh garment factory workers in Bengaluru face uncertainty as managements are unwilling to pay their wages until the lockdown ends. Managements say they need a stimulus package from the government so as to pay wages in April.
Around 300 people are now enrolled under Bengaluru police’s Neighbourhood Watch Committee programme. These volunteers accompany the police on night patrols, helping the department deal with staff shortage
As per a recent state government notification, women factory workers can now do night shifts. While the progressive move has been lauded, there are concerns that it could lead to more exploitation of workers
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.
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
New construction is restricted in Cubbon Park by law and court orders. But a recent High Court order has allowed construction of a seven-storey annexe building of the HC itself here, and that too, replacing a heritage structure
Bengaluru Metro allows foldable cycles on board now, but its baggage rules imply that Rs 30 has to be paid every time a cycle is carried. Despite commuters’ demands, BMRCL is not exempting cycles from the fee