"Who are these people, these former IAS officers and all, to compare London to Bangalore and propose these changes?" he thundered on the phone. His tone and outburst were astounding, and for a moment it
Citizen Matters Magazine – Vol 1 Issue 7 Dear Readers, Covering the elections anywhere in the world gives journalists a good, close look at the candidates and their campaigns. Here are some slices of our
My colleague and I were all pumped up when we thought of doing an ‘election special’ coverage. And yes interviewing/ grilling the politicians was amongst the most exciting part of it. We wrapped up most
Yesterday, hundreds of concerned citizens turned up at the spot where BMRCL proposes to have a Metro station inside Lalbagh itself…and had broken down a part of the Lalbagh wall, and felled several eucalyptus trees.
I have been posting about my less-than-ideal experience with getting my Voter ID (EPIC). When a friend posted a "how-to" process on the Hasiru Usiru egroup, I posted my responses on it, too. Kathyaynin Chamaraj
While high profile, high powered summits on urban infrastructure development are hogging media headlines, a more low-key process taking place on the ground holds out hope for the beleaguered residents of one corner of the
The spouse of a politician standing for election from one of several constituencies in Bangalore visited our home today to persuade us to vote for her partner. The entourage of about ten or twelve people