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How dare you stop a Lal-Batti wala?

The Bengaluru Central police chargesheeted the security guard who was booked following an argument with ADGP Railways, RP Sharma, and his driver last November. If found guilty, he could be get a jail term of one month for illegal restraint.

Namma Railu Advocacy Campaign - It all started here 5 years ago!

Commuter Rail

Namma Railu - The Citizen's advocacy campaign, it all started here 5 Years ago with that famous 'Praja Train Day'. It was May 8th, 2010 to be the precise day. That one train ride completely changed the lives of many of the Praja members and advocacy campaigns that Praja members have undertaken.

Namma Metro: Authorities placing optimism it neither promises nor deserves

Metro Rail
 
By M. A. Siraj and Khader B. Syed
 
 It was in June 2006 that the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for the Namma Metro. It was by far the largest urban infrastructure project taken up for Bengaluru whose population is projected to peak to 19 million by 2031.

Whitefield and Namma Metro

Metro Rail

Its been the bane of the slum that Bangalore has become that we do not have any credible mass public transport options in the city even after many years and many thousands of crores!

Its almost 10 years that the metro dream started in Bangalore and only parts of it is reality today. That reality is also far from ideal!

Stop Land Grab - Rally

2 May 2015 10:00
Asia/Calcutta
Governance

Slums Upcycle?

Urban Development

There are umteen number of slums in Bangalore which were and are being populated for 'vote banks' for the local politicians. So the way they went about it was:

World Heritage Day, Bangalore Fort, Saturday, 18th April, 5PM

18 Apr 2015 17:00
Asia/Calcutta

Kere Habba at Madivala Lake; 11th April; 6.30 am and 7 pm

11 Apr 2015 06:30
Asia/Calcutta
Urban Development

Chote Cheez

Infrastructure

Its quite sometime, since I bumped into Praja. Period. Well, this time I am with another experiment, with a smartphone tool.

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