Bengaluru is about to take a small step to cut across the traffic gridlock -- Namma Metro. The city's metro rail - a mega infrastructure project launched years and thousands of crores of rupees ago - will see the formal inauguration of its underground section on Friday.
Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday April 20, 2016, Bengaluru
The proposed Provident Fund rules of the Centre, outlined in this year's budget, found little favour anywhere, but it was south's IT capital Bengaluru that erupted over it. The rule was withdrawn on Tuesday.
Thousands of garment workers in Bengaluru clashed with the police and set buses and cars on fire today, angry with the government over a new controversial rule for provident funds, which has now been withdrawn.
Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday April 12, 2016, Bengaluru
Days after the Bombay High Court pulled up the Maharashtra government over watering cricket pitches during drought, Bengaluru has suggested a solution it had been working on for a while: Using treated sewage water for its Chinnaswamy stadium. The water will be used only on match days.
A large number of Class 12 students in Bengaluru are on the streets this morning, protesting and shouting slogans instead of taking their chemistry exam. An exam which has been cancelled for the second time after the question paper was leaked.