Trees inside a private apartment compound: Can they be cut or not? This is not a simple case of yes or no – it is complicated. Here is a case study that indicates the due diligence to be followed while cutting trees inside private premises.
There are thousands of vehicles with registration numbers indicating non-Karnataka states, plying in Bangalore. Many of them want to stay in Bangalore for only a year or two. Should they pay full life-time tax for their vehicle?
There are other states that have tried to ban plaster of paris Ganesha idols but the court has ruled the ban as illegal. So the onus of making the celebrations eco-friendly lies on people, say officials.
Finally the police have arrested the chairman of Vibgyor school, as the school did not report the offence to police, and tried to destroy the evidence after the rape on a child. This is also an indication of what schools in Bangalore and other areas should do in case of such incidents.
CAG dissects the loopholes in the way BBMP manages waste, that caused Mandur and Mavallipura crises. Non-existent GPS system, fake bills, conflict of interest, fund diversion, non-utilisation, poor planning — BBMP suffers from all possible problems.