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A pedestrian-first approach

Published on 23-May-2015
Artist's impression of Cash Pharmacy junction being developed under TenderSURE project

Road infrastructure projects heavily skewed in favour of motorists have pushed the pedestrian to the periphery. Projects that reclaim the footpaths...

Cunningham Road transformation

Published on 23-May-2015
Motorists are peeved at the narrower lanes for vehicles. But there are also road-users such as Chandrashekhar, a private firm manager, who finds the change better. DH photo

Cunningham Road is part of the seven city roads in the Central Business District being upgraded under the first phase of the TenderSURE project...

The St Mark's Road question

Published on 23-May-2015
The upgraded footpath on St Mark's Road. DH PHOTO

The TenderSURE project has been in the spotlight ever since motorists complained about widened footpaths at the cost of reduced vehicle lanes...

The waiting bulldozers

Published on 16-May-2015
The dramatic demolition of unauthorised buildings on lake beds is on hold. The fate of BDA site owners and private residential plots hangs delicately on the State's response to the Upa Lokayukta and the Koliwad committee's interim report.

The dramatic demolition of unauthorised buildings on lake beds is on hold. The fate of BDA site owners and private residential plots...

Keep up the pressure to instil fear

Published on 16-May-2015
Upa Lokayukta, Justice Subhash B Adi. DH file photo

As of now, BDA must have spent more than Rs 140 crore on lake development. The Authority says it has restored 13 lakes.

Dollars Colony residents nervous

Published on 16-May-2015

Residents of Dollars Colony (JP Nagar), an upmarket layout with neatly laid-out roads, wide spaces and big residences, are deeply...

Demolished houses, shattered dreams

Published on 09-May-2015
VENKAT SUBRAMANYA businessman, Banaswadi  The compound wall of his  commercial complex was brought down. He tried  convincing that the plot did not fall under the survey numbers earmarked for demolition. But his efforts failed.

Caught unawares by the demolition spree, site-owners in and around the Banaswadi lakebed are visibly in a state of shock, disbelief...

Fate of other lakebeds lies in government's hands

Published on 09-May-2015
These demolitions raise questions on the fate of 14 other lakes on which Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) has admitted that it has developed 14 layouts.

Illegal property and encroachments galore have been demolished on the Sarakki lakebed in JP Nagar and Banaswadi lakebed.

Banaswadi, rebuilding a lake

Published on 09-May-2015
Banaswadi lake is spread across42acres and39 guntas. Of this,BDAhas acquired14acres and38 guntas to forma total of 190sites, parks, playgrounds, CA sites and other facilities.

Bengaluru's realty boom might have triggered a gold rush for private builders. But it has also led BDA, a government agency, to redefine...

Alarm bells for Bellandur

Published on 02-May-2015
Ignoring the pollution and encroachment of the city's biggest lake, Bellandur, could be disastrous, as dramatically brought out by the toxic foam in downstream Varthur lake recently. Can a revival project monitored by the High Court make a change?   File Photo

Ignoring the pollution and encroachment of the city's biggest lake, Bellandur, could be disastrous, as dramatically brought out by the toxic foam in downstream ......

Photo Gallery
An Indian boy swims in a water body on a hot summer day in New Delhi...

An Indian boy swims in a water body on a hot summer day in New Delhi...

Damaged pickup van and truck after an accident at National Highway in South Dinajpur in West Bengal.

Damaged pickup van and truck after an accident at National Highway in South Dinajpur in West Bengal.

A leopard at Mahatma Gandhi Zoo in Solapur, Maharashtra on Tuesday...

A leopard at Mahatma Gandhi Zoo in Solapur, Maharashtra on Tuesday...

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen inspects a guard of honour at the Indian...

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen inspects a guard of honour at the Indian...

Army personnel in action during an encounter with militants near Line of Control (LoC)...

Army personnel in action during an encounter with militants near Line of Control (LoC)...

Railway workers using the cimex eradicator to cleaning bedbugs in side of train at City...

Railway workers using the cimex eradicator to cleaning bedbugs in side of train at City...

Gujjar community people during their ongoing agitation or reservation at the railway tracks...

Gujjar community people during their ongoing agitation or reservation at the railway tracks...

New age Mahindra 'XUV 500' launch in Mumbai...

New age Mahindra 'XUV 500' launch in Mumbai...

Narendra Modi returns after delivering a speech during the launch of a special television channel...

Narendra Modi returns after delivering a speech during the launch of a special television channel...

National Congress party holds a cut out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest...

National Congress party holds a cut out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest...

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