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BBMP Ward Delimitation | Why should you care?

According to the 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, urban bodies with more than THREE lakh population were mandated to constitute Wards and Ward committees. Wards & Ward Committees provide for a mechanism of participative democracy at the grassroots level, and ensure services and resources are allocated on equitable basis for a good quality of life to […]

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Meet your MP candidates – Bangalore Central

Million Voter Rising holds a talk with 3 MP candidates in upcoming Lok Sabha Elections Hundreds came to see the three most visible candidates of Bangalore Central standing for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Prakash Raj (Independent), Rizwan Arshad (Congress) and PC Mohan (BJP) shared the dais at the Million Voter Rising campaign initiated […]

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The common man vs giant polluting factory

40 years ago, the greater Whitefield Area was an industrial zone. However, over the years as the city grew, the outskirts became part of the city and the area became urbanized, even coming under BBMP. The city allowed for unchecked growth and encouraged a massive number of residences and offices to be built all around, […]

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Whitefield Police get active listening training

Bembala Training team had a successful Active listening training for Head Constables and Assistant Sub-inspectors at Whitefield Police Station at the beginning of March. As the month came to an end, we interviewed a police officer on his experience and how the training helped him. Bembala:  Did you feel the training was relevant to your day to […]

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Whitefield, Ready for Football?

Whitefield Ready supported schools thrive thanks to Football and Just for Kicks! The Just for Kicks (JFK) organization was founded in 2011, working with schools across India in Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Dharwad. They first started work in Bengaluru three years ago. Their mission is multi-fold, as it aims to develop the student’s […]

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NGT orders closure of Graphite India

The National Green Tribunal has restored the KSPCB’s 2012 closure order on Graphite India. With this, the 20-year-old legal battle of Whitefield residents, against the polluting Graphite India Limited along the Whitefield Road, has borne fruit. In the hearing on Thursday before the principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) comprising Justice Adarsh Kumar […]