bengaluru this week
Small-town women in the big city; Status check on Namma Metro; Something’s fishy at Ulsoor lake
Bengaluru Mayor promises realistic budget; Union budget & Bengaluru; Wasn’t February hot!
Are you being overcharged for your private LPG?; Bengaluru before BDA; When students teach themselves
1000s of water tankers, zero permits; BBMP’s new pet rules; Who’s next for the plastic ban?
What to do if you spot a leopard; BMTC or Zipgo or both or more?
Mobility is our theme for the week; we have several articles covering various aspects of commuting in Bengaluru, from why BMTC and BMRCL should not be allowed to monopolise, to shuttle aggregator ZipGo’s ongoing tussle with the Transport Department. We also tell you what you should do when you come into contact with wildlife in the city.
When will piped gas reach your home; Hebbal voter info; BBMP’s property tax hike; Green Spot challenge
Bengaluru potholes cost Rs 1,185 each; Will the odd-even policy work?; Document disappearing professions
#SupportNammaRailu; Gail pipeline – Is there a violation?; A 15 year old’s new year project
Can you imagine if it was possible to take a train for your commute within Bengaluru? In this edition, we tell you how you can #SupportNammaRailu, ahead of the railway budget and beyond. Also read the latest updates on what is happening with the pipeline that is being laid by GAIL. All this and more…
Animal crematoriums in Bengaluru; All about the Helmet Rule; Meet a venu-violin-veena team; The Uber Man
Everybody knows Bengaluru roads are unsafe. In all likelihood, you or someone you know personally has had an accident. While roads of bad quality and unscientific traffic design are one reason, how do we minimise the risk? The government says: wear helmets. So we wrote up an FAQ on that! This and more in this edition.
BMTC’s plans for 2016; Bengaluru becoming increasingly flood-prone?; Traffic on New Year’s Eve
In this edition, read about BMTC’s plans for 2016 and the traffic arrangements in place for New Year’s eve. Also read about how development is making Bengaluru more prone to floods. And for those with an interest in history, there’s a walking guide to the churches in the Cantonment area. All this and more…