Karnataka bandh: Stones pelted at Tirupati-Mangaluru bus in Farangipet; Ola, auto services set to be hit in Bengaluru, public services unaffected
Stones were pelted at a Tirupati-Mangaluru bus in Farangipet as the 12-hour Karnataka bandh call by several pro-Kannada organisations under the banner of Karnataka Sanghatanegala Okkoota began on Thursday.
Despite poll promises, transport policy and investment remains resolutely oriented towards road building and private vehicles, particularly in Bengaluru, as evidenced by the controversial elevated corridor project championed by the Chief Minister
Bengaluru steel flyover project scrapped: Activists claim victory but govt decision largely political
Bengaluru can breathe easy. Their 812 trees are safe. That many were to be sacrificed at the altar of the steel flyover, a work of monstrosity that was to connect Basaveshwara Circle to Hebbal to improve connectivity to the Bengaluru international airport. The government has decided to scrap the project that would have cost Rs 1,791 crore.
Bengaluru, thanks to all this, is now already building the biggest airport in India beating the likes of Mumbai and New Delhi by a huge margin
The onus is on the Bengaluru Traffic Police, which faces the daily challenge of managing traffic snarls on the city roads.