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PIL challenging veto power of Ward Committee Chairperson

Governance

The High Court on Monday issued notice to the state government on a public interest litigation questioning the veto power granted to councillors as chairpersons of ward committees under the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (KMC), Act, 1976.

Cheaper flyovers because of AAP?

Infrastructure

Kejriwal said, “This project was sanctioned Rs 250 crores. But we have completed in Rs 150 crore. We have saved Rs 100 crore. And the work is done only within 9 months of coming to power.

Ban on Plastic by GOK Draft Circular

Pollution

Here is the draft circular by GOK on Banning Plastic.   Public need to send their inputs and objections  by 27th Nov.

Lets see how practical to impliment and what alternative or redjust our life style

Metro and TenderSURE

It was in news recently that the road laid by BMRCL around cubbon road after it opened is not of good quality and BBMP was planning to discuss the same with BMRC. This is being done because it is stipulated that relaying roads worked on by metro is to be done by BMRCL itself..

misfeasance of public office

Governance

The high court has said if an officer or authority issues a vague notice to a person without specific allegations against him/her, it amounts to harassment, and the action of that officer/authority is liable for "misfeasance of public office".

Metro and Interchanges(lack of it!)

Metro Rail

BMRCL has already made a mess of commuting in terms of integration with other transport modes especially BMTC. Lately they are also messing up their own interchanges with different phases of metro!

About PH II:

Sorry plight of two-wheeler riders

According to the Road Accident Report (2014) published by the road transport and highways ministry , while 4,726 lives were lost in crashes due to humps, 6,672 people died in accidents caused due to potholes and speed breakers.

Enhancing surface mass transport capacity

Its getting all the more urgent to increase public transport capacity in Bangalore. More frequency & capacity. Watch this video to see how GM single handedly in collusion with other companies destroyed public transport especially rail car in America. 

https://youtu.be/p-I8GDklsN4

Nospace infront of Ecospace

All the IT office goers passing through Bellandur infront of ecospace as well as cab drivers, bmtc bus drivers are all talking about Ecospace. It has become a nightmare for Bangalore Traffic Police.

Various company heads recently met Traffic Police Head, Sri. Saleem.

This is a thread to discuss about how to solve this in a more innovative way.

Loyalty - To the Party or to the Nation?

Governance

Wishing 'Happy Independence Day' to all my fellow countrymen.  In this fast paced life, these are few occasions when we stop for a moment and try to reflect what this means to us.

Worrisome aspects of Modi Sarkar's functioning

Governance

While I had some reservations about Narendra Modi, largely from the perspective of his not having followed "Raj Dharma" post the Gujarat riots, I was welcoming of his government coming to power, or more specifically the defeat of the corrupt and ineffective Congress government.

Devegowda Petrol Bunk Flyover - Another Silkboard in the making ?

A new flyover is being constructed at the Devegowda Petrol Bunk on the Outer Ring Road from Banagiri side to Kadirenahalli. Again, very poor planning just like many waste flyovers of Bangalore especially Silkboard. This is just similar to Silkboard addressing only 2 out of 12 combinations.

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Challenges facing Digital-isation of India

Infosys, country's second largest software services firm, has not made any profit on government projects because of red-tapism and other issues, its co-founder N R Narayana Murthy said today.

Questions on legislative functioning

Governance

The people be damned — no one cares about the delay in the GST or the land acquisition law or the lives of the jobless young — as long my salary as an MP is doubled.

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