Consumers sore with Bescom service

Bills are inflated, the helpline is not of much use. However, Bescom claims to address complaints at the earliest. Bescom consumers have numerous grievances against the company. Primary among them are frequent power outages, delays in updating payment status, termination of connection despite paying the bill, and inability to pay bills due to a Bescom […]

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Loose cables and wires pose danger for citizens

Bescom says that putting those underground will help solve the problem and that will provide uninterrupted power supply Loose cables and wires are found in several areas across Bengaluru. Residents in areas such as Halasuru have complained about the hazards posed by them, particularly in the rainy season. Vinod, a resident of Halasuru, informed The […]

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Mantri stops paying EMIs, leaves buyers in distress

Flats supposed to be given in 2017, not delivered yet Hundreds of buyers in the Mantri Webcity apartment project are in distress due to an alleged fraud by Mantri Developers. Apartment buyer Syed Nabeel Ahmed informed The Observer: “In July 2014, I booked a 3-bedroom flat at Mantri Webcity. I paid Rs 17 lakh as […]

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Despite stiffer fine, cab drivers do not wear seatbelts

Many cab drivers do not wear seatbelt in and across India, though Bengaluru traffic police has imposed fines which they again revised it to higher amount, but still the drivers do not bother.  Drivers strap on only on seeing traffic police to escape fines. Though it is compulsory for drivers of four-wheelers to wear seatbelts, […]

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