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Whitefield Rising Eco Santhe

There are a lot of problems in our society that we cannot solve, from poverty to hunger, from child trafficking to illiteracy. However the wonderful Eco Santhe organised by Whitefield Rising showed us that there is still hope to solve these problems at the community level. We as individuals can take action and help our society […]


Crimes against women living in Whitefield, Bengaluru, need immediate attention

In the recent past, Whitefield in Bengaluru has seen a spate of incidents specifically targeting women. Women driving alone in cars were targeted in broad daylight and harassed, while people around were silent bystanders. However, the recent murder of a 32-year-old woman requires us to pause, take stock of the situation and begin addressing the […]

Whitefield’s wish list

RAIL Improve Suburban Rail services METRO Expedite Namma Metro extension BUS Improve BMTC services; connect ORR-IRR to Varthur Kodi Build bus bays at busy stops – like Marathahalli Bridge Split some bus stops – like Kundalahalli Gate (scope for three stops) Act against BMTC drivers who park and block shelters for long time AUTO Introduce metered auto-rickshaws […]

Varthur Bridge

Is Varthur Bridge safe

Update: Jan 2015! The report is here! Quoting from the report, “The existing Varthur Bridge, as it stands, is free from major distress … ” although ” … appropriate restoration measures …” are needed ” … to render the distressed regions normal and serviceable.” Thus, as per the testing company’s report, you shouldn’t unduly worry about […]


CoP visits Whitefield

Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddy and DCP Mrs. Rohini Sepat came to Whitefield on Sunday Sept 7th to have an interactive session at Jagriti Theatre, organised by Rotary (RBITC) 1)More Police Staff. (We are at below 1984 levels even if population had remained static!!) including appointing of volunteers. 2)Ban Heavy Vehicular Traffic on key main roads […]


What happened outside Forum

This is to bring to your notice another incident which puts a big question Mark on the subject of women’s safety. It happened yesterday afternoon when I was on my way to forum value mall and was taking a U Turn in my car. Because it’s a narrow road and I drive a Scorpio I had […]