The laws on water preservation, air, environment, forest and wildlife are being revised. This is your chance to stand up for what you care about. The consultation will be held on September 27 at 12 noon.
Two Bangalore-based initiatives, HSR Layout Neighbourhood Improvement Programme and Positive Strokes take home INR 3,00,000 as prize money after winning the Safer Roads, Safer India innovation challenge.
How many of you have found yourselves left in the lurch after you’ve booked a cab? Ever wondered the reasons behind which the cab that you have booked is delayed, or sometimes does not show up at all? Citizen Matters explores the reasons. Also read: Dealing with dengue | Dasara special buses
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?
Finally Bangalore is moving towards better citizen participation – Ward Committee is one of them. The raw rules published are set to improve, due to the intervention of many activists who have been bargaining for it.
Alright, you are the mayor of Bangalore, i.e. the official head of city government. Yet, you cannot get into the city’s new metropolitan planning committee, but your fellow councillors can! That’s the state government’s slap in the face for you!
The state government is finally setting up a Metropolitan Planning Committee (MPC) for Bangalore, that too, only after a High Court directive! But a deep dive into the MPC set up exposes its unconstitutional spirit.