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Milling a costly affair: BBMP

Published on 20-May-2017
PHOTO BY: JANARDHAN B K

Core areas of Bengaluru are sinking, courtesy the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), which performs...

A hasty recarpeting that endangers road safety

Published on 20-May-2017
PHOTO BY: JANARDHAN B K

Unscientific road re-relaying methods are becoming a big cause of worry for most Bengalureans...

Tarred beyond road level

Published on 20-May-2017
PHOTO BY: JANARDHAN B K

Twenty years back, when Simon Philip shifted to his new home in Annasandrapalya near HAL, he had to...

Coordination, the poor linkage

Published on 13-May-2017
Church Street is being upgraded under TenderSURE project. Deccan Herald photo

Freshly asphalted roads are dug up, even streets upgraded under TenderSURE are not spared...

Digging up roads, corporator style

Published on 13-May-2017
 To address the damage caused to the road by regular digging, the BBMP has constituted a coordination committee comprising officials of BBMP, Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), Bescom and telephone department.

Corporators in the city have got a new pretext to dig the road Replacing the six-inch...

Is there an end to indiscriminate digging of roads?

Published on 13-May-2017
BBMP had claimed the much-hyped TenderSURE roads will not be dug up for at least two decades. But government agencies have failed miserably. St Marks Road redesigned under this project has been dug up, says JayaramG, an IT professional.

With the frequent, indiscriminate digging of roads by various civic bodies, Bengalureans...

Need to 'ward' off fears of vetoing public opinion

Published on 06-May-2017
Karnataka High Court. File photo.

The Karnataka High Court's direction to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to set up ward committees...

Reluctance to constitute panels

Published on 06-May-2017
BBMP

The reluctance to constitute the ward committees in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is apparent.

Empowering ward panels

Published on 06-May-2017

In its original, undiluted format, a democratically constituted ward committee should truly empower ....

Three more parking lots in central business district

Published on 22-Apr-2017
1. The multi-level parking lot on JC Road has not been used optimally by the  public; 2. Footpath parking is the norm in most residential  areas; 3.3.  Basements of many  commercial complexes in  Gandhinagar are occupied  by shops; 4. 4.  Building bye-law  violations are rampant in  Indiranagar. Basements have turned shopping zones. DH PHOTOS / JANARDHAN B K &  SHIVAKUMAR B H

BBMP will shortly construct three multi-storeyed buildings in the city's CBD for vehicular parking...

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Police take away women from a hotel who were arrested for their...

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Vice President Mike Pence, center, receives an honorary degree...

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President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman pose...

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Actor Dustin Hoffman, left, director Noah Baumbach,...

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A labourer clears water in a market after rain...

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Students arrive for an orientation programme regarding new admissions...

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In this photo distributed by the North Korean government, a solid-fuel 'Pukguksong-2'...

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Pauline Ado of France celebrates with her team after winning...

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A man is taken away by police after protesting against fox hunting...

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