Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: Bengaluru

How Bengaluru auto drivers plan to take ‘control’ & challenge Uber, Ola with homegrown app

The Namma Yatri app, launched this month, connects auto drivers directly with customers, with no intermediary. Experts say ‘open mobility’ will reduce monopoly by big companies.

Does a ‘gaali’ a day keep the doctor away & preparing to land(scape) in garden city

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

PM Modi flags off 5th Vande Bharat Express & Bharat Gaurav Kashi Darshan trains in Bengaluru

The Vande Bharat Express will connect Chennai to Mysuru. Govt of Karnataka and the Railways collaborated on Bharat Gaurav Kashi Darshan train to send pilgrims from Bengaluru to Kashi.

Uber’s auto woes in Bengaluru show how archaic systems are obstacle to city’s tech-hub aspirations

Karnataka High Court on 14 October stayed a "ban" imposed by the state transport department on auto rickshaw services provided by app-based aggregators, but capped convenience charges at 10%.

Bommai govt hopes investors summit will restore some shine after Bengaluru’s rain & infra woes

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai says investment of Rs 5 lakh crore expected at Global Investors' Meet starting today. But are red tape, lack of quality of life denting 'brand Bengaluru'?

Several parts of Bengaluru flooded, cars damaged as heavy rain batters state

The worst effect of the downpour was seen at Seshadripuram where the compound wall of the Metro Rail collapsed, damaging seven cars and a few bikes.

Heavy rain, poor drainage, worse infra — how Bengaluru was hit by a perfect storm and drowned

The intense rain was brought about by rapid global warming & localised weather pattern. But experts say reason for floods is lack of drainage & infrastructure, not intensity of rain.

When a bulbul outflew the Wright brothers & Bengaluru civic body has ‘40%’ buoyancy

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

No Ganpati celebrations on Idgah land — SC orders status quo in Karnataka govt-Wakf Board tussle

A three-judge bench led by Justice Indira Banerjee pronounced the order after a nearly two-hour–long late evening hearing. The festival can be held elsewhere, the bench said.

Bengaluru to screen passengers at airport, bus and railways stations to check for monkeypox

The Karnataka health department has issued a set of guidelines to district administrations to be alert, and prepared.

On Camera


51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.