Sarakki lake saw a host of demolitions when it got flooded a few years ago. Lake teams working for the rejuvenation of the lake have had an eventful journey along with the lake, which will see water entering into it in a few months.
Years of follow ups have not been able to help the KCDC plant in HSR Layout function scientifically, and residents are bearing the brunt. A residents welfare association has recently filed a writ petition in the High Court demanding the closure of the plant.
The Bengaluru Civic Fest will be held on the 14th of February. It will see civil society organisations and groups discuss their work, government agencies communicate their work with citizens and school children discuss their participation in local governance.
Retrofitting old two-stroke autos with an electric engine could be a noiseless, non-polluting solution to air pollution. However, government subsidies are not yet being offered to those looking to go electric.
There are less expensive fixes available for the Hebbal traffic mess, which can make the steel flyover unnecessary, according to Naresh Narasimhan. He thinks metro line to airport is the best fix for the problem.
Randeep said solid waste management in Bengaluru was a constantly evolving challenge, addressed only by citizens taking ownership of their waste and partnering with local agencies to treat their waste.
There is bound to be a strong reason for people who support elevated roads in their own backyard to oppose ‘steel flyover’ in another area. Such complex arguments can never be classified into binaries. Here’s a slice of such complexity simplified for clarity.
The inscription stone was found in a site marked for road-widening. It was rescued by heritage enthusiasts, who were delightfully shocked to find what was in it. Now they are trying to place it in a memorial built for it.
Dogs are repeatedly bred using rape stands, in the filthiest, tiniest of spaces. They live in small cages and are exploited by greedy breeders. Only effective implementation of existing laws can help prevent animal cruelty.
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an ‘urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.