The Lokayukta or the “People’s Agent” was set up to uproot corruption. But our law-makers have ensured that it’s just another barking watchdog that cannot bite, leading to Justice Santosh Hegde’s resignation.
And she finally did! It is thanks to her passion and legal expertise that Koramangala today boasts of an 11-acre lung space – the Meistripalya kere. Meet Laila Ollapally, a Koramangalite and practicing advocate.
It is known to be a herculean task to register your property with the BBMP to that all-important ‘khata’. Here’s a detailed guide on how you can apply for and get a khata, with no ‘extra’ money involved.
While more footpaths need to be developed around Metro stations, the real estate madness needs to be reduced. A higher Floor Area Ratio of 4.0 is being proposed for properties within 150 meters of all stations.
An interview with Dr Shyamala Mani of Indian Institute of Science, who was recently conferred the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Academiques (Knight of the Order of Academic Palms) by the French Government.