You think your life is far removed from politics, that you are getting on with your life and your interest in the democratic procedure consists of giving a thumbs up or down to Arnab and Rajdeep grilling a politician?
As low as 10% of the total votes can win a neta a nice chair, a plot, a VIP status, an entourage whose salaries are paid by our taxes and the most powerful weapon – a chance to be in the legislature where our fate can be decided.
We speak of the failure of the political system in offices, hotels, social gatherings and compare our city to other cities, but what are we doing except blaming elected representatives – who are elected even if we don’t vote.
Cauvery Water in Bangalore was the first big step taken by the government to meet the growing water needs of the city. But that is not enough to solve the crisis now. Citizen Action Forum has a more sustainable approach.
Want to implement Rain Water Harvesting or Sewage Treatment Plant in your apartment? This Saturday, 23-March, visit apartments / houses in your community that have successfully implemented these initiatives
The latest Namma Bengaluru Awards receive a record 61,000 nominations from citizens. 53 finalists in 9 categories will vie for honours. P Manivannan, Britannia, B N Vijay Kumar, BOSCO among those nominated.