Untreated sewage is slowly killing Puttenahalli lake

Residents complain of foul smell and mosquito menace; Officials blame the slum-dwellers. Untreated sewage is being released into Puttenahalli lake in JP Nagar 7th phase. Residents say that despite several complaints, BBMP has done nothing to stop it. Poorna Chandra, a resident of Bank of Baroda Layout which is near the lake, informed The Observer: […]

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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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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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Varanasi Main Road: Potholes cause inconvenience to commuters. CREDIT: Tamanna Yasmin

Citizens struggle on roads, BBMP says wait till 2022

Various agencies have dug up, and left them damaged. Protests by the residents fall on deaf ears. Digging of roads is causing misery to citizens in parts of Bengaluru’s Mahadevapura zone. The affected areas include Horamavu, Varanasi Main Road, Kalkere, Babusapalya, TC Palya, and NRI Layout. The onset of monsoon has worsened the situation. The […]

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