South | Maya Sharma | Monday October 28, 2013
Any venture that helps ease Bangalore's traffic would be welcome. At this time of rising fuel prices and increasing air pollution, a new city initiative hopes to do exactly that by encouraging the use of cycles. So after a monthly 'Bus Day' that enco...
India | Pallava Bagla | Thursday October 3, 2013
India's Mangalyaan or Mars craft is on the move. The first leg and the slowest of its journeys by road from the cradle where it was born in India's satellite centre in Bangalore began at 6:00 AM on Wednesday. Its slow-paced convoy, closely guarded by...
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 31, 2013
The humble tuk-tuk, a fixture in Asian cities from Bangkok to Bangalore, is rapidly becoming a common sight in the touristy parts of Paris -I and the bane of traffic police.
Cities | Radhika Iyer | Wednesday August 7, 2013
Bangalore is about to get a road that comes with a guarantee of no potholes. The road will open for commuters on Friday, but its target audience is VVIPs - it lies in the central part of the city and leads to the entrance of the state legislature th...
South | Maya Sharma | Friday July 26, 2013
Ask anyone living in Bangalore the biggest problem they face in the city - and a frequent answer would be - the traffic, just getting from one place to another.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 21, 2013
Heavy rains continued to lash Karnataka on Sunday as the monsoon remained vigorous, disrupting normal life, causing traffic jams on state and national highways and flooding low-lying areas across the state, an official said.
Cities | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday June 20, 2013
For parents in Bangalore, sending their children to school has become a major problem. Private vans and autorickshaws, which ferry students to and from school, will be off the roads till Friday in protest against tough rules implemented by the city's...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 1, 2013
Heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds and lightening lashed this tech hub late on Friday, crippling normal life, inundating low-laying areas and throwing vehicular traffic out of gear across the city.
Cities | Written by Maya Sharma | Monday March 25, 2013
He works seven days a week, and is always on the job, even in the blazing summer sun. This is a traffic policeman who never takes a break - just the ticket in Bangalore's chaotic and often indisciplined traffic.
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday November 8, 2012
A huge fire blazed for four hours in Bangalore today at a paint factory on Hosur Road, causing huge traffic jams in a major industrial area of the city.
Cities | Written by Mala Das | Thursday October 18, 2012
It has been a year since the much-hyped and awaited Bangalore Metro began commercial operations in the city. Running across a seven-kilometre stretch between the central Mahatma Gandhi road and Byapanahalli in the east, the metro ferries around 22,00...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 24, 2012
Vehicular traffic on the busy Mysore-Bangalore highway was on Sunday severely disrupted as hundreds of farmers accompanied by several seers staged a dharna protesting the Cauvery River Authority order on releasing water to neighbouring Tamil Nadu.
South | Written by Maya Sharma; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday September 20, 2012
It was like travelling back in time in Bangalore today - to a time where traffic was smooth and you could get from one part of the city to another in a matter of minutes; a huge difference from the regular traffic snarls and delays that are part of t...
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday September 13, 2012
Commuters in and around Bangalore are complaining of huge traffic jams today, caused by a bus strike. Some state-owned buses are on the road with police escorts.
Cities | Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Tuesday August 28, 2012
The opposition party in Karnataka has decided to literally raise a stink over the week-long garbage disposal issue plaguing Bangalore city. Today, at least 60 Congress workers protested at the Minerva Circle near JC Road in Bangalore. They even burn...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 13, 2012
Paper challans and police notice books in Karnataka are being phased out and replaced by Bluetooth enabled printers, BlackBerry and a centralised database.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 16, 2012
May 15 (PTI) A Yemeni national was arrested for allegedly assaulting a traffic constable when he was questioned for driving his motorbike without a helmet and his vehicle seized, police said.
Bangalore | Express News Service | Sunday January 1, 2012
Like every year, Bangaloreans thronged to MG Road and Brigade Road to ring in the New Year. But unlike every year, this year, the metro added glitz to the year-end celebrations.
Bangalore | Express News Service | Friday December 30, 2011
The city police have advised revellers not to take vehicles to M G Road, Brigade Road, Residency Road, St Mark's Road and Church Street on the New Year's Eve.
Bangalore | Express News Service | Tuesday December 13, 2011
How often do we see lights jumping and dancing in glee? Different colours keeping beat to the music is a soothing sight to sore eyes that deal with traffic and pollution day after day in the city. The occasion was a trial run of a musical fountain in...