Pet owners mock BBMP plan to ban ‘ferocious’ dogs from flats

Adilin Beatrice C Pet lovers are unhappy over the BBMP’s proposed Pet Dog Licensing Bylaws 2020. They are particularly riled over the proposals to ban “ferocious” breeds like German shepherds, Rottweilers, Dobermans and hounds from apartment buildings, and to limit the number of dogs a resident can have. Apoorva Kulkarni, owner of a five-year-old German […]

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From “Not in my backyard” to “Yes in my back yard”

National Green Tribunal urges for de-centralized management of waste as BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) drowns in city produced garbage. As BBMP runs out of places to dump waste and the waste disposal apocalypse looms large over the city, National Green Tribunal (NGT) singled out de-centralized waste management as the only plausible solution to the […]

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A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS

            The 2019 IIJNM Investigative Journalism Report           “Metro Mess” by the Watchdogs Team. By Anuradha Sriram, Ayanti Bera, Sahana Sanjeev, Samanth Lanka, Sharathkumar Nair, and Yajush Gupta.                A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS How the miscommunication and ignorance of urban authorities are deliberately putting millions of lives in danger. Namma […]

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KR Market Meat Sellers: Palike Plan Will rob our Livelihood

But say moving out for a few months is OK. Bengaluru, April 9, 2019: Meat vendors in KR Market are unwilling to shift their stalls ahead of the BBMP’s Smart City project. As a part of the project, KR Market will be renovated and get waste-management and parking facilities. The BBMP has proposed to shift […]

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Social welfare a key focus in city’s new budget

The BBMP announced a budget outlay of 9,322 crores. By Stuti Tripathi and Tushar Goenka The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) declared its annual budget yesterday with solid waste management (SWM) and social welfare schemes getting the biggest allocation. Health and education received the smallest allocation. The SWM department got 11 per cent of the […]

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