Workers who build Namma Metro are living in crammed rooms, unable to follow social distancing during the lockdown. A recent study shows that most of them haven’t got salaries for February and March, and aren’t getting free rations.
Metro travel restricted on account of COVID-19, water quality in 129 houses tested, fresh clearances needed for Peripheral Ring Road project – catch up on news from the city over the past week, in our roundup.
Bengaluru’s first road-cum-Metro rail flyover in progress, over 17,000 people screened for coronavirus in Kempegowda International Airport so far – read more on this and other news from the city this week, in our roundup
Metro stations are ideal for integration with various transport modes. Integration can be through bus stops/bays, auto stands, two-wheeler parking etc, depending on the characteristics of each Metro station
Centre’s MoU with Karnataka for the Metro project specified a Comprehensive Mobility Plan as a primary condition. BMRCL creating the plan is compared to “Airtel drafting the telecom policy for the entire country.”
Water levels in KRS dam plummeting, Jayadeva flyover demolition to begin on July 15th, BBMP counts on its new draft by-laws to check building violations – read more on what happened in the city over this week
Last week, the High Court passed orders on two major concerns of Bengalureans – the elevated corridor project, and indiscriminate tree felling for Metro rail. Read more on this, and other happenings in the city over the past week
BMRC has been silent for months, even as citizens questioned the rationale behind the change of Cantonment metro station location. The silence continues and many questions remain, and a residents’ group has now got involved.
This week we bring to you two important issues that matter to Namma Ooru Bengaluru. Our associate editor Shree will talk about why the government of Karnataka needs to put out MLA performance data online. She will also talk about the animal birth control programme going on in Bengaluru.