Do we critically analyse, that to build that monstrosity, how much cement and steel will be required? How much emissions, how much carbon footprint, how much pollution, how much mining, how much energy use etc, etc., just to build it?
Garbage dumps are a common sight in Bangalore. If it is not piled up in empty sites or landfills, it is seen in mounds at street corners. Rented cutlery is now being used as an effective green alternative to single-use disposables.
They cannot work anymore, have no income, their health is failing. Their children do not live with them and are unable to help them with medical treatments and care. What facilities do the elderly in Bengaluru have?
Close to 5,000 migrant workers living in slums are in the threat of getting evicted, while the court is not yet convinced that they should be. What is it all about? A series on migration begins with this article.
Excavations have shown that the port city known as Muziris was a part of an extensive maritime network linking the Indian Ocean with China, the Red Sea, the Nile and the Mediterranean Sea, over 2000 years ago. This talk by INTACH will tell you more about it.
Years of negligence towards public transport has finally resulted in today’s congested and polluted Bengaluru. All the catastrophe is well-documented in data, yet it hasn’t got enough attention from the government.
State Cabinet has decided to amend the Right to Education rules to go for private schools only where government schools do not exist. Legal precedence doesn’t support this. What are the implications of the amendment, and what are parents worried about?