Long form, in-depth or investigative reportage on issues critical to the city
Far from the surprise that the record-breaking anti-CAA protests of December and January evoked in the community, Bengaluru has always had a vibrant history of united struggles. What’s more, the geographies and alliances that were formed during the Freedom struggle a century ago, continue to echo in modern day Bengaluru.
A scenario-based analysis establishes that the increase in average fare of public transportation (here, BMTC) leads to increased private vehicle usage, which means there will be a higher volume of vehicles on the road. This in turn causes congestion, resulting in higher travel time and increased GHG emission.
Karnataka in general and Bangalore in particular, is way above the national average when it comes to library infrastructure. This good news, however, masks what is inherently wrong in the city’s library system: a highly centralised administrative structure and non-availability of funds (not the lack of them)