Authorities have come up with a Rs 40 crore plan to redevelop Cubbon Park under the smart city project. The question is whether it is prudent to splurge on an already-thriving ecosystem rather than redirect scare resources towards creating more such spaces.
This week, Mahadevapura residents submitted their objection to the state’s Chief Secretary on BBMP’s ward delimitation proposal. Here is our detailed analysis on why BBMP’s proposal is flawed, and why it’s rattling Mahadevapura residents
Fed up with crumbling infrastructure in their constituency, residents of Mahadevapura are holding a protest tomorrow at Marathahalli. They are demanding the resignation of all their elected representatives, including MLA Aravind Limbavali and MP P C Mohan
Bengaluru is soon to get dedicated bus lanes that are intended to make commute easy for bus users. But will the project succeed amidst the city’s chaotic traffic? Here are nine pointers to ensure it does
Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike (BBPV) welcomes the government decision to introduce dedicated bus lanes in Bengaluru. Authorities should study BRTS in other cities and also hold public consultations before implementing the project, the group says
In 2012, Bengaluru got its first skywalk with an elevator. Now there are 21 skywalks with elevators, and 15 more coming up by the end of this year. How well are these maintained and what facilities do they offer?
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
With five major infrastructure projects, and several smaller ones, Koramangala resembles a massive construction site these days. Neither the hapless residents nor the authorities are clear about the details of these projects, or why they are needed at all
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?
To satiate Bengaluru’s unending thirst, water has been diverted from many rivers, including those from the Western Ghats. But these projects are starving local populations of water, and destroying ecosystems