Senior citizens are highly vulnerable now, both due to difficulty accessing services and their higher risk of contracting COVID-19. Here are some initiatives – delivery of essentials, help with hospital visits, counselling services etc – specifically to help seniors in this period.
Over a century ago, Bengaluru faced the plague, a far bigger threat than COVID-19 today. But the administration’s proactive, well-planned measures not just saved the city but also strengthened its public health system.
While there is no review or clarity on how much of the 2019 Budget got implemented in the year that went by, Bengaluru got a similar amount of money in the 2020 Budget for programmes that are a continuation of the previous ones.
Bengaluru has only 4,638 traffic cops for its vehicle population of over 80 lakhs. This means not just poor traffic management, but also difficult working conditions for the constables manning our roads
Much of the draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is old wine in new bottle. The controversial elevated corridors project too makes a comeback in it. You have till January 5th to send your objections to the plan
Pedestrians make up nearly half of those dying in road accidents in Bengaluru. This is not surprising given that walking and other non-motorised forms of transport get little share in our mobility budget
State government has banned protests in Bengaluru until December 21st. But what do our laws say about protests? If you want to hold a protest, what rights do you have and what permissions do you need? Here’s a guide
Informal workers spend a large part of their income to avail healthcare. But there are various government and other insurance schemes that offer them health cover. Here are the details of these schemes
K Gopalaiah, the JD(S) candidate who was elected in the 2018 election, is now back as the BJP candidate. He will face off against corporator M Shivaraju (INC) and chartered accountant Dr Girish K Nashi (JD(S))