In this edition: NGT orders demolition of encroachment on Bellandur wetlands, fines developers; Paying property tax for 2016-17 (updated); BMTC says no to safety alarms on buses?; Getting khata without paying a bribe… all this and more!
In early 2015, a safety alarm that allowed women notify fellow commuters about harassment was piloted in five BMTC buses in 2015. Since then, it has been waiting for a go-ahead from BMTC to install it in other vehicles. Here’s why.