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Cities | Written by Radhika Iyer | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Bangalore's civic body is almost turned into a pauper. The ledger balance of outstanding payments is spilling into more than Rs 5,000 crore and the effect of this alarming figure is seen on the ground.
Thursday November 28, 2013
India's third largest IT firm Wipro has been threatened with legal action by authorities for allegedly not paying Rs 16.47 crore property tax as sought by the Bangalore municipal corporation.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 9, 2013
Millions of people celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi in Karnataka today with religious fervour and gaiety at homes and temples amid tight security.
South | Edited by Diana George | Monday August 19, 2013
Another day, another building collapse in one of the major Indian cities. In Bangalore, an under construction apartment block collapsed this morning injuring eight workers.
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.
Assembly | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 9, 2013
With its large floating population, Bangalore, India's tech hub, has the dubious distinction of a consistently poor turnout in elections. Now, a group of citizens have joined hands in an attempt to change that record.
Friday February 1, 2013
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, or BBMP, is likely to hike property tax rates to drum up its tax collections for the current fiscal year, and hopes to mop up Rs 880 crore of its total expected collection of Rs 2,000 crore from this avenue.
South | Written by Radhika Iyer; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday November 2, 2012
The Karnataka High Court has warned Bangalore's civic body, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), that it would be superseded if it finds that politics is being played while dealing with the garbage issue in the city. This is the second rap ...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 3, 2012
The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday stayed felling of trees across Bangalore for widening of roads by the city's civic agency Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP).
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 28, 2012
Keeping an eye on next year's state assembly election, the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Thursday presented a Rs 9,498.90 crore budget and announced several schemes for poor people.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 15, 2012
A health inspector working for Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) was caught red-handed by lokayukta police, while accepting bribe of Rs 14,000 in Bangalore today.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday April 27, 2012
Kathriguppe corporator D Venkatesh Murthy of BJP was on Thursday unanimously elected as Mayor of the Bruhut Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Padmanabha Nagar ward corporator L Srinivas his deputy.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday April 9, 2012
Lokayukta sleuths on Saturday unearthed assets worth over Rs 2.35 crore during raids on the premises of an Assistant Executive Engineer and his relative in Bangalore district in connection with a disproportionate assets case.
Karnataka | Express News Service | Saturday December 31, 2011
Unlike many other wards there is no acute shortage of water at most of the areas in Ganganagar Ward. The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) authorities have taken measures to supply borewell water but the residents want the BBMP to ensure Bang...
Karnataka | Express News Service | Friday December 23, 2011
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has identified 20 quarry pits in the city where public can dump garbage.
Bangalore | Express News Service | Tuesday December 13, 2011
The increasing number of stray dogs in Domlur is giving sleepless nights to residents. Every night the dogs in the area get together for some old fashioned car chasing and howling, which creates a frustrating din among the people in the area finding ...
Karnataka | Express News Service | Tuesday November 29, 2011
It has been three years since Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan lost his life fighting terrorists in Mumbai. However, the promises made by the Bruhat Bangalore Mahangara Palike (BBMP) to name a road and install his statue remain unfulfilled, still.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 2, 2011
A Congress corporator was hacked to death by a four-member gang in broad daylight here today, the second member of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to be murdered in a year.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday August 11, 2011
Bangalore might be making headlines as its first official surrogate baby is set to join his legal parents in the USA this weekend, but city officials refuse to accept this trend and a war of words has broken out between the medical fraternity and Bru...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Tuesday July 26, 2011
With sky walks and underpasses turning into regular urinals in the city, members of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) council have begun cracking the whip to warn that unzipping in public places can lead to embarrassment. Deputy Mayor S H...