Bengaluru’s voter turnout could look low this time as well – here’s why
Problems of duplicate voter entries in the rolls continue to affect the quality of voter rolls. It's too late to correct them now, but Election […]
A wishlist for govt schools: political parties, are you reading?
Education is the foundation of a strong society, but in Karnataka, public education in urban areas has been a neglected area. What can political […]
Here’s how Bengaluru can get back the green cover
A scientific, data-based, methodical approach to tree planting will help in coming up with a practical strategy to green the city. » […]
Bengaluru’s draft master plan: A myopic approach to urban design
The challenge is to come up with a plan that reflects the local social, cultural, and economic needs and values; is sensitive to the ecological […]
Is Opposition forgetting its duty while citizens keep govt in check?
Bengaluru is a hotbed of activism. Citizens react to everything that affects them. It is the duty of the Opposition party to highlight and discuss […]
Planning for Socio-Economic development in Bengaluru: From a land-use plan to a city plan
Revised Master Plan has decided how the entire city of Bengaluru would look like in 2031. But how helpful would be the plan, if the planning process […]
Air quality plan in Bengaluru needs reliable data
Low cost alternative sensors can increase the pool of data monitoring. There is room for NGOs, academics and other groups to support air pollution […]
Seven reasons why Bengaluru can still run out of water
BWSSB water isn't reaching everyone. 1400MLD of sewage water is being wasted. Rainwater isn't harvested enough. What Bengaluru needs now to be safe: […]
What’s the cost of not wearing ISI helmet?
Government agencies claim that it is difficult to recognise ISI helmets. Not wearing safe helmets costs the government and society, and consequences […]
Non-existent roads make it to Bengaluru master plan
BDA's future zoning proposals make little practical sense, while the status-quo has been omitted from its maps. When will the BDA learn its lessons? […]