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Commuters demand sustainable, well-planned infrastructure

Published on 10-Dec-2017
The KR Puram cable-styled bridge is another glaring example of poor design and planning.

Bengaluru flyovers are constructed only to be demolished or redesigned later...

Not formal intimation yet on demolition: BBMP

Published on 10-Dec-2017

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is yet to receive any formal intimation...

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Published on 03-Dec-2017

HERITAGE MASTER PLAN

Funding must for heritage preservation, say citizens

Published on 03-Dec-2017
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The city could now hope for protected heritage sites to cherish the monuments that have weathered centuries of changes and development. The Bangalore Development Authority's...

Desperate heritage rescue

Published on 03-Dec-2017

Shock, anger and a collective sigh of extreme despair greeted the dramatic demolition of the 157-year-old Krumbiegel Hall in Lalbagh last week. It has been...

Lake borders sacred no more

Published on 26-Nov-2017
Garbage dumped on the canal linking Bellandur & Varthur lakes

Shock, anger and extreme frustration greeted the legislature panel revelation...

ORR, a ringside view of chaos

Published on 05-Nov-2017
ring road

Once touted as the ultimate answer to Bengaluru's traffic woes, the 60-km Outer Ring Road donned the freeway tag with pride. But that was between...

A flood of lessons

Published on 22-Oct-2017

Flash floods, record rains, deaths and miseries unprecedented in scale, Bengalureans have...

What BBMP learnt from rain havoc...

Published on 22-Oct-2017
From now on, says the commissioner, there will be stricter norms for contractors who undertake the road work.

BBMP Commissioner N Manjunath Prasad has listed these lessons that the Palike has learnt ..

Not a fool-proof solution, say citizens

Published on 15-Oct-2017
Twenty-nine pothole-infested Bengaluru roads.  DH File Photo

Twenty-nine pothole-infested Bengaluru roads may get white-topped over the next 11 months. Crores of rupees...

White-topping as pothole killer?

Published on 15-Oct-2017

Devastated by record rains, the city's tattered roads have trapped Bengalureans in a twister of commute woes...

Mysterious viral infections soar

Published on 30-Sep-2017

The soaring infections are not the only cause of worry for...

Dengue returns with more ferocity this season

Published on 30-Sep-2017

This spike in diseases was just waiting to happen. The continuing...

Monsoon sickness takes its toll

Published on 30-Sep-2017
Battling floods for several weeks, Bengalureans are now caught up in another dangerous yet predictable mess: A spurt in vector-borne and enteric diseases, compounded by a shortage of 'affordable' hospital beds, and the usual lack of a quick remedial mechanism. DH file photo

Battling floods for several weeks, Bengalureans are now caught...

Child safety rules are in place, but implementation lags

Published on 24-Sep-2017

Not long ago, parents would remain worry-free as their children left for schools early in the morning...

Hands off that child

Published on 24-Sep-2017

The chilling murder of a seven-year-old boy inside a prominent Delhi school has shocked the nation...

Timely response to our complaints could have prevented floods: residents

Published on 09-Sep-2017

Incessant rains over the past few weeks have exposed the poor condition of the city's storm water drains...

Drains, blocked by design

Published on 09-Sep-2017
From shoulder drains flanking streets leading to primary drains, secondary canals and eventually to the lakes, the network has been in a perennial mess for years. DH Photo

Trapped in a twister of unprecedented rain woes, as Bengaluru scrambles for solutions...

Encroachment under the cover of 'open spaces'

Published on 02-Sep-2017
Ironically, in most of these cases, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) itself is guilty of encroachments. DH graphics

Be it your first bicycle learning class or forming your own cricket team with friends...

Children on shaky ground

Published on 02-Sep-2017
DH PHOTOS/SHIVAKUMAR B H

Metro stations and Indira Canteens are taking over the city's few remaining playgrounds...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets a gathering during 'Rally for Change' at Jawaharlal Nehru...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets a gathering during 'Rally for Change' at Jawaharlal Nehru...

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, kisses the...

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, kisses the...

A performer poses during celebrations after Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main...

A performer poses during celebrations after Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main...

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral...

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral...

Army and Air Force jawans pay homage to the martyrs of Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, on the...

Army and Air Force jawans pay homage to the martyrs of Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, on the...

Women take part in a bike rally to commemorate the Vijay Diwas celebrations in Karad, Maharashtra...

Women take part in a bike rally to commemorate the Vijay Diwas celebrations in Karad, Maharashtra...

Polling staff check EVM one day ahead of the Amritsar Municipal Corporation elections, in...

Polling staff check EVM one day ahead of the Amritsar Municipal Corporation elections, in...

Umarte Sau Crore Abhiyan Bihar members with eunuchs at a candle light march during a protest...

Umarte Sau Crore Abhiyan Bihar members with eunuchs at a candle light march during a protest...

Indian Air Force's 'Akash Ganga' sky diving team members perform during an air show on the...

Indian Air Force's 'Akash Ganga' sky diving team members perform during an air show on the...

The new Stoos Bahn, which claims to be the steepest funicular railway in the world, stands on its...

The new Stoos Bahn, which claims to be the steepest funicular railway in the world, stands on its...

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