State government plans to set up ‘zonal committees’ for further decentralisation of BBMP. The committees will include citizens and senior officials, and will decide on zonal works. Read more on what else happened in Bengaluru over the past week, in our roundup
It takes hours to cross Panathur road, a 6-km ‘shortcut’ connecting ORR with ITPL. At several stretches here, two cars can’t pass by at the same time. Yet, huge apartments are approved along this road, and restricted heavy vehicles allowed to ply
Melissa Arulappan recently counted 13 bikers driving on the wrong side on a one-way street, all within two seconds. This is not a one-off incident. Citizens across Bengaluru have been noticing an increasing number of such violations in the recent past. What’s going on?
When a road in the centre of the city became too much for the city to handle by itself, what did some sensible residents do? They just pitched in with their own money and plan, and the road was transformed.