Commuters find travel on Chickpet roads a harrowing experience

Recent rain has compounded the situation Roads in Chickpet are riddled with potholes, causing inconvenience to commuters. Poor repair work makes the issue recurring. Shop owners say the roads have been in a bad shape for a long time, and rain has aggravated the situation. Pavan Kumar, owner of Sri Laxmi Electricals, shared: “Roads are […]

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Dust clouds on roads of Siruguppa make citizens uneasy

Potholes on the roads are another concern Dust rising from the roads of Siruguppa taluk lands on street food, shop windows, and makes commuters uneasy. Anusha, a receptionist at the Vyshnavi Grand Hotel, Siruguppa said: “The situation has been like this for the past five years. Dust settles on the windows of the hotel. We […]

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Long wait at rly crossings is pain for commuters

By Suryash Kumar Citizens await the widening of railway underbridges at level crossings as traffic jams hold them up for considerable time. Alternatively, they want overbridges constructed. At the Malleswaram crossing, they have to wait long to get to the other side of the road.B. Kumar, a daily commuter, informed The Observer: “People don’t maintain the lane (discipline). It compounds the situation. Also, the Bank […]

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Number of pillion riders not wearing helmets shoots up

People unaware about the which rule came in September 2016  Cases of pillion riders not wearing helmets are increasing drastically in Bengaluru. Though the wearing of helmet by pillion riders was made compulsory from September 1, 2016, people still don’t wear them, many carrying them around their elbows. The number of cases registered for the offense […]

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Slush-filled Carmelaram Road causes misery to residents

Residents say BBMP, MLA have not acted on their complaints Slush on Carmelaram Road is causing major inconvenience to residents. It has been in a bad condition for five months. Biju Kunikannan, a shopkeeper in the area, informed The Observer that often people have injured themselves while travelling through the route.  Yusuf Kunhimoosa, who has […]

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Students, govt bus corporations blame each other for accidents

‘Make campus of BU a no-go area for buses’ By Yukta Mudgal In October 2022, two persons died in accidents involving buses of state-run corporations. An MSc student died nearly two weeks after she was run over while she was trying to board a BMTC bus. Another woman died after being hit by a KSRTC […]

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Travelling on Thubarahalli roads poses challenge for citizens

2 persons died in accidents there in October Thubarahalli, a part of Bengaluru’s tech hub, has been facing traffic congestion and accidents, leaving commuters worried. The Observer found many potholes on the way to Thubarahalli main road from the Baiyappanahalli Metro station. The presence of potholes leads to traffic jams during peak hours, making it risky for […]

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