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Cauvery dispute brings together friends-turned-foes HD Deve Gowda and Siddaramaiah 22.9.2016 FirstPost: Politics

Siddaramaiah-Gowda's next ploy will be to make the BJP commit on the floor of the Vidhana Soudha on Friday that it too backs the government

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Congress, JD(S) to stay together in council 22.9.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
The Congress and JD(S) has reportedly sealed an alliance to elect the city's new mayor and deputy mayor on September 28.
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Jam pops out of magic box again 22.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
Reopening of the underpass has only added to traffic woes, say motorists
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Friends-turned-foes Deve Gowda, Siddaramaiah join hands for Cauvery 22.9.2016 Hindu: Cities
The deepening Cauvery crisis has brought together friends-turned-foes H.D. Deve Gowda and Siddaramaiah. This has set off speculation on the long-term political calculations of this bonhomie.The swift ...
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Govt to take over Darshan's house, Shamanur hospital 21.9.2016 deccanherald.com
The Bengaluru Urban district authorities have decided to take over the land on which actor Darshan's house and SS Hospital owned by former minister Shamanur Shivashankarappa's family are built. Along with them, 194 houses in Ideal Homes Layout where Darshan's house is located, will also be taken over in a week's time. Following floods in the city on the night of July 28, the department of survey, settlement and land records conducted a survey where encroachment of a stormwater drain by Ideal Homes and SS Hospital in Halagevaderahalli village, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, was found. A detailed report with a survey sketch superimposed on Google Earth satellite image was submitted to the BBMP for action. Palike commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad referred the matter to the Bengaluru Urban district authorities, citing some court directions to the deputy commissioner of the district. Speaking to DH, Bengaluru Urban deputy commissioner V Shankar said he had not yet received the documents from the BBMP, but the matter ...
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Two girls die of dengue in city in three days 21.9.2016 deccanherald.com
In a span of just three days, two cases of suspected dengue deaths have been reported in the city. Two girls aged two and 14 have succumbed to the flu. A two-year-old died of suspected dengue fever on Monday. Pratika,14, a student of Bishop Cotton School, succumbed to the flu on Tuesday. According to sources in the Health department of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), Pratika, a resident of NRColony, failed to respond to treatment. "She was initially taken to Cloud Nine Hospital from where she was refered to Apollo Hospital, Jayanagar. We are yet to confirm that she died of dengue," said Komala, senior health officer, BBMP South. She said officials from the health department visited the girl's house and looked for any possible cases in the vicinity. "We found that all mosquito control measures were in place. There was no source for the mosquito to breed either," she added. The two-year-old girl died at Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS). She was initially rushed to Vani Vilas ...
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15ft-deep ditch form near Ulsoor Lake 21.9.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Wait for Cauvery water gets longer for residents 21.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
Cauvery basin reservoirs are at their lowest levels due to deficit rainfall since 2012
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Officials devise fixes for traffic woes 21.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
It includes introducing more U-turns and magic boxes in busy areas like Hosur Road
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Palike continues with demolition drive in city 21.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
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BBMP's cardiac unit plan still stuck in pipeline 21.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
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BBMP did not act on warning of ‘weak’ Ulsoor Road 21.9.2016 Hindu: News
Now see what happened; civic officials feigned ignorance of six-month-old warning
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BBMP did not act on warning of ‘weak’ Ulsoor Road 21.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
BBMP did not act on warning of ‘weak’ Ulsoor Road
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Despite law, no one has been fined for urinating in public 21.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Despite law, no one has been fined for urinating in public
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Just 600 public toilets for a population of one crore 21.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Just 600 public toilets for a population of one crore
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Events in Bengaluru on September 21, 2016 21.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Events in Bengaluru on September 21, 2016
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Short-term plans soon to decongest Silk Board junction 20.9.2016 deccanherald.com
Motorists can expect some traffic diversions and right turns soon at the Central Silk Board junction as the Urban Development Department (UDD) and traffic police are trying various methods to decongest the area. A team of engineers and traffic police officials headed by Mahendra Jain, Additional Chief Secretary, Urban Development Department, N Manjunath Prasad, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner and Abhishek Goyal, DCP Traffic (East) visited the junction on Tuesday morning to assess the traffic congestion. They also chalked out some short- and long-term traffic solutions to ease traffic. Jain told DH that there are 12 high density traffic corridors in the city like the Central Silk Board to Vellara Junction, Ballari Road and Mysuru Road which need attention. "Last week, we visited the Outer Ring Road and today we visited Central Silk Board. Some short-term measures were suggested immediate implementation. We also listed some long-term infrastructure improvement measures which will be ...
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Official refuses RTI information 24 times, fined Rs 2.29 lakh 20.9.2016 deccanherald.com
An official has been fined a staggering Rs 2.29 lakh for failing to give information under the Right To Information (RTI)Act in 24 separate instances. He paid Rs 1.45 lakh of the fine but still refused to furnish information. Taking strong exception to the official's continued misdemeanour, the Karnataka Information Commission (KIC)has ordered disciplinary action against him under Section 22 of the RTI Act. The official in question is D Hemanth (in pic). He has been repeatedly trying to outwit the commission, which has been hearing cases against him from 2009 onwards. In all these years, he did not appear before the commission even once. Trouble started when Hemanth was posted on a deputation to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) as Assistant Executive Engineer (Cottonpet). Despite being the Public Information Officer (PIO), he repeatedly failed to furnish information sought by several applicants. On March 22 this year, when yet another case against Hemanth came up for hearing, State ...
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HMT to part with 4 acres for widening of road in Jalahalli 20.9.2016 deccanherald.com
After dilly-dallying for nearly two years, the Hindustan Machine Tools (HMT) has agreed to part with around four acres of land in different patches for widening of HMT Road in Jalahalli, north Bengaluru. The company has agreed to the compensation of 1.65 times the guidance value. An acre costs Rs 2.7 crore under the current guidance value, and the company has asked the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to pay Rs 12 crore immediately. The High Court, which is hearing a Miscellaneous First Appeal (MFA) by the BBMP, directed the civic body to pay the sum within four weeks. In March 2014, the BBMP started the project to widen HMT Road till MK Mathulla Stadium from the existing 40 feet to 80 feet, and requested the company to part with 8,239 square metres of land. The BBMP offered the Transferrable Development Rights (TDR) certificate in lieu of compensation, but the HMT sought monetary compensation. The civic body expressed its inability, saying it was already incurring a huge expenditure to develop ...
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'Encroached' part of Varthur lake belongs to Palike: BDA 20.9.2016 deccanherald.com
Following complaints of encroachment of Varthur lake, a team of officials from Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) on Tuesday inspected the area. BDA is the custodian of Varthur lake. ABDA officials told DH that there was encroachment at one of the water overflow channels downstream of the lake. Officials, however, said the encroached area fell under the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits. Mallikarjun, a BDA engineers told local residents who had complained about the encroachment, to submit a memorandum to the BBMP. "To know the extent of encroachment, a survey is being carried out by the revenue department. Once the survey report is with us, we will take necessary action against the encroachers," Mallikarjun said, referring to lake encroachment even in the upstream. Local residents had earlier complained to the BDA that a few labourers have been filling mud downstream of the lake and undertaking excavation work in the middle of the night for the last 15 days. They suspected that an ...
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