Corona and cholera cases reported, Bannerghatta National Park’s eco-sensitive zone cut by 100 sq km, court orders removal of hazardous transformers – catch up on news from the city this week, in our roundup.
As more COVID-19 cases were suspected, BBMP held meetings with IT company representatives and mall operators last week to discuss protocols. Catch up on other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup.
Bengaluru’s first road-cum-Metro rail flyover in progress, over 17,000 people screened for coronavirus in Kempegowda International Airport so far – read more on this and other news from the city this week, in our roundup
Environmentalists, in an open letter to the government, pointed out that draining and desilting the toxic Bellandur and Varthur lakes would have severe impacts. They urge the government to hold an Environment Impact Assessment beforehand
Restaurants hike food prices by 20 per cent, citizens slam move to increase electricity tariff, garbage marshals collect over Rs 22 lakh as fines in January – read more on news from the city over the past week, in our roundup.
Namma Metro is updating its systems to facilitate the National Common Mobility Card which can be used to travel in multiple modes, pay parking fee, and purchase at retail stores. Catch up on news from the city this week, in our roundup
Gender violence continues unabated in our public and private spaces despite many initiatives to combat it. Attend a panel discussion on January 28 that will look at the root causes and solutions to this problem
Over 8500 trees in city outskirts proposed to be felled for road widening, BBMP trying to update its list of tax defaulters, slum eviction in east Bengaluru – read more on news from the city this week, in our roundup
State government has rejected the bidder BBMP chose for setting up a new landfill at Mittiganahalli. As the BBMP runs out of landfills to dump waste in, the garbage crisis may worsen. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup