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Railways, SWR - True Lies!

Commuter Rail

Excuses, Excuses and more Excuses.

The time has come to call the bluff of railways and south western railways (SWR) on its march of spreading falsehood to deny genuine demands of the Karnataka State. When one look at their claims and check with facts, they stand exposed of nothing but lies. Let us examine few of their recent claims and cross-check them against the facts.

EESL LED bulbs - quality

Power

I am wondering if the quality of the EESL LED bulbs distributed under the Hosa Belaku Yojane meets any well known standards. 

I tried to dig into the specifications but did not find anything. The email response from EESL was evasive.

Is this another scam?

When the government gets into subsidizing something, the taxpayer loses almost always.

IR - no way to treat a commuter

According to information posted by techie Dishendra R Deshmukh on his Facebook page, he was carrying a foldable bicycle when travelling between the two stations on February 9, something he often did. When he reached Cantonment, a woman ticketing officer stopped him and levied a fine of Rs 30 for carrying heavy luggage.

Water supply for Bangalore Metrolpolitan Region

I was at a presentation on the subject of 'Public Policy on Water supply for the Bangalore Metrolpolitan Region' by Sri V Balasubramanian, IAS retd (former Addl Chief Secretary, GoK), under the auspices of the Karnataka Regional chapter of the Indian Institute of Public Administration, last week.

FAIL - motorcycles as last mile solution for metro

Metro Rail

First of all, the lack of integration of BMRCL with other modes of PT like BMTC is the biggest impediment for metro's usefulness and profitability..however nothing much can be done there now..

The business of medical education

You would never find advertisements for "confirmed admission" to any IIT or AIIMS or one asking you to book a seat in advance in any of these premier institutes. Neither are there advertisements promising you selection for the civil services or placement in an all-India service of your choice.

Start suburban railu - Save Bengaluru

Commuter Rail
 
All is required from your side is - 
Just click on the yellow box saying - "click here to send an Email to Karnataka Government & Ministry of Railways".
And it will send an email to all the stakeholders.
Also, forward the link to all your friends/neighbors/colleagues/apartment-mailer-grou

ಉಪನಗರ ರೈಲು ಪ್ರಾರಂಭಿಸಿ, ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಉಳಿಸಿ!

Commuter Rail

ನಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರಜಾ ಗೆಳೆಯರಿಗೆ ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ,

Whither RITES?

Public Transport

While a lot of debate has been going on from long about reforms in Indian Railways (check here), the latest being the Dr Bibek Debroy report (check The Hindu report on the same h

Start Suburban Railu, Save Bengaluru!

Commuter Rail

Dear Namma Bengaluru Niwasigale, Time to ask questions

We have waited enough for the state government and the center to build infrastructure that could provide relief to our daily challenges. Our day starts with overcoming the challenge of beating the traffic to reach our work places and end with same challenge to return home in the evening.

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