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‘Drone Prathap’ takes a flight violating Home Quarantine
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‘Drone Prathap’ takes a flight violating Home Quarantine

July 21, 2020

BBMP officials take him into custody in Mysuru Bengaluru/Mysuru: N.M. Prathap or Drone Prathap, who had earned acclaims for creating over 600 drones using e-waste, has been exposed for his false claims. He is in fresh trouble for violating COVID-19 quarantine rules. He had gone missing from Bengaluru and the Bengaluru Police had formed three…

Appointed as BBMP’s Covid-19 Ambassador
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Appointed as BBMP’s Covid-19 Ambassador

July 21, 2020

Bengaluru: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has roped in popular Kannada actor Ramesh Arvind as its Brand Ambassador to disseminate accurate information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). On Monday, BBMP Commissioner N. Manjunath Prasad announced the appointment of Ramesh Arvind as the Ambassador and included Ramesh into the newly-formed BBMP COVID-19 Task Force to contain the…

Meanwhile in Bengaluru…: BBMP to pay compensation to victims of bad roads, potholes
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Meanwhile in Bengaluru…: BBMP to pay compensation to victims of bad roads, potholes

December 4, 2019

Bengaluru: Following directives from the Karnataka High Court, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has released advertisements (Public Notice) about paying compensation to victims of bad roads and potholes. The advertisement, carrying the signature of BBMP Commissioner, read: “Consequent to the orders passed in WP: 42927/2015 (PIL) by the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka, it…

Bengaluru Deputy Mayor dies of heart attack
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Bengaluru Deputy Mayor dies of heart attack

October 5, 2018

She had attended Namma Metro event with CM yesterday Bengaluru: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Deputy Mayor Ramila Umashankar (44) passed away in the wee hours of today due to a cardiac arrest. The JD(S) leader from Kaveripura Ward, who was elected as the Deputy Mayor of the powerful local body on Sept.28, is survived…

Congress-JD(S) bag Mayor and Deputy Mayor posts in BBMP
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Congress-JD(S) bag Mayor and Deputy Mayor posts in BBMP

September 29, 2018

Bengaluru:  Amid ugly scenes of heckling, shoving and sloganeering, Congress-JD(S) candidates were elected as Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in the Mayoral polls held at BBMP Council Hall here yesterday, edging out BJP for the third year in a row. Gangambike Mallikarjun, a two-term Congress Corporator from Ward in Jayanagar…

PETTY RULES !
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PETTY RULES !

June 9, 2018

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has proposed many new pet rules but the one grabbing most headlines is One-Apartment One-Pet and One-House Three-Pets rule. And now Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is trying to follow some of these rules. Let’s hope they choose wisely. Since we are talking about mindless pet rules, may be we…

Set up Ward Committees in Mysuru also like in B’luru
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Set up Ward Committees in Mysuru also like in B’luru

May 21, 2017

By Vasanthkumar Mysoremath, Social Activist With the passing of orders of High Court of Karnataka on 24.4.2017 directing the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to set up Ward Committees within one month, a long fight by civil society groups, networks and individuals across Karnataka over 25 years, has finally ended. This direction by the HC…

BBMP car driver arrested for threatening city Cop
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BBMP car driver arrested for threatening city Cop

May 6, 2017

Mysuru: The Metagalli Police have arrested the driver of a BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) official for threatening Police officer by using the name of Chief Minister Siddharamaiah. The arrested has been identified as Ramesh, a resident of Bengaluru. Mamatha, a Lady Police Sub-Inspector attached to V.V. Puram Traffic Police Station, was on a checking…

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