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Oct 31, 2017
Bengaluru municipal corporation's unpaid bills up 7,700% in four years, but top official insists things are improvingAs India’s fifth-largest city and technology capital battles flooding, a sea of potholes, uncleared garbage and unfinished projects, the municipal corporation’s unpaid bills rose 7706% over four years and–six months into 2017–no more than 3.6 percent of its budget for new projects was spent, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of data released by Janaagraha, a think-tank. Since 2013-14, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP’s) pending bills—for projects begun in previous years—grew 76 times, from Rs 15 crore to Rs 1,171 crore, according to Janaagraha’s Budget Performance Report H1 of the BBMP, released on 24 October, 2017.
Oct 24, 2017
Two auto drivers arrested for 'planting' cockroach and insects in food at Bengaluru's Indira CanteenA video now viral on social media shows dead insects in the food served allegedly at an Indira Canteen in Bengaluru
Oct 18, 2017
Bengaluru rains: 16 dead in last two months as ill-equipped city suffers wettest season in historyThe constant, incessant rain in Bengaluru over the past two months has claimed nearly 10 lives in monsoon-related deaths
Oct 16, 2017
Bengaluru building collapse: 7 die in suspected cylinder blast; K'taka govt announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratiaA portion of a residential building in the Ejipura area of Bengaluru collapsed on Monday morning with several trapped inside
Oct 14, 2017
Bengaluru rains: Nine dead in 15 days; Karnataka govt, Opposition trade charges as downpour wrecks cityTorrential rains on Saturday continued to lash Bengaluru where the body of a temple priest, which was washed away on Friday, was recovered.
Oct 11, 2017
Bengaluru's potholes claim four lives in a month, Siddaramaiah orders immediate repairKarnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday said the city civic body has been asked to start the repair work of potholes "immediately" while maintaining the quality.
Oct 11, 2017
Bengaluru's killer potholes: 21-year-old woman pillion rider dies near Devanhalli; fourth death in 11 daysA 21-year-old pillion rider died after being hit by a truck in Bengaluru on Wednesday after her sister swerved the vehicle to avoid a pothole and both women were flung to the ground, media reports said.
Oct 09, 2017
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah directs BBMP officials to make Bengaluru roads pothole-free within 15 daysKarnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Monday directed the civic agency to make the city roads pothole free within a fortnight.
Oct 09, 2017
Bengaluru woman crushed to death under truck while avoiding potholes on roadsA woman pillion rider of a two wheeler was crushed to death under a truck while negotiating bad roads ridden with potholes at Bengaluru's Nayanadahalli junction.
Sep 28, 2017
Congress' Sampath Rai becomes Bengaluru mayor as BJP boycotts civic body pollsCongress' Sampath Raj was on Thursday elected the 51st Mayor of Bengaluru and its coalition partner JDS' Padmavathi Narasimhamurthy, the Deputy Mayor.