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Metro to ITPL

Metro Rail

Sanjeev brought out a very valid point on how access to ITPL/whitefield is going to get affected in the next coming years because of the metro construction there.

It is beyond doubt that we need the metro going there and soon..it should have happened years ago as part of phase I itself..but it will be happening now..

Illegal bore-wells mushrooming in Bangalore - How do we spend on neighbor's dream - PART 1

This article is a light note on observations/experiences of someone who has undergone construction of a dream house of a neighbour. Probably most of you have undergone this state, if you are/were in Bangalore. This happened in a outer belt of "greater" Bangalore. Here we go:

Sharing of Union Tax Revenues with States

Governance

Chapter 8 of Finance Commission-XIII ( FC-XIII) made recomendations ( Dec'2009 ) on basis for tax sharing 32% of collection by Center with inter -se  distribution of the states share amongst the states on the following criteria :

Where is the Funding Mr. Minister for CRS?

Commuter Rail

 

There has been renewed hope among some circles in Bangalore after the Union Railway Minister Mr. Sadananda Gowda made a mention in the Rail Budget about the much delayed Suburban Rail System. He spoke of a survey when a survey has already been done by RITES. 

Tibet Festival - 2014

6 Jul 2014 11:00
Asia/Calcutta

Driving License Renewal from RTO without touts/agents, No bribe, No corruption

Governance

So it was time to renew my drivers license and most suggestions from folks was 'give it to the local driving school guy, he will do it for a few 100'

mybmtc.com website airport services timiimgs

Bus

I recently used new BMTC website to check the timings of Airport bus services. I spent nearly 20mins to undertsnad and find a relevant timings I needed and finally ended up taking taxi to airport as the timingson website is too confusing. There is no clarity of timings as shown in the below screenshot. When I sent an email they replied its correct. Initailly I thought its my browser issue.

Petition demanding Suburban Rail was submitted to new Railway Minister !

Commuter Rail

Many thanks to all those who signed the petition and supported the latest campaign demanding Suburban Rail Service. With help coming from as far as United Sates, Australia, Europe, Singapore and Middle East, the petition got about 2300+ on-line signatures and 3000+ hard copy signatures.



by Dr. Radut