Category Archive for: ‘Infrastructure & Governance’

Massive Investments Needed in Public Transport in Bengaluru

Amsterdam cycle lanes

An overpopulated country like India cannot afford a private vehicle driven transport solution. The sooner our public and policy makers realise this, the less pain all of us will collectively need to endure. And given that we in Bengaluru and other Indian metros are already enduring a significant amount of pain, it’s incredible that we are still refusing to learn our lessons.

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Alternate Proposal for Bengaluru Airport Signal-Free Corridor

Signal-free corridor

I was shocked and dismayed to hear that the BDA and Govt. of Karnataka are planning to spend well over Rs. 1000 crore on a single signal-free corridor. Here is my alternate low-cost proposal for a signal-free corridor between Chalukya circle and Hebbal flyover.

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How to Pay Property Tax Online in Bengaluru (2016-17)

BBMP Property Tax portal

In this blog post, I explain how to pay your Property Tax online in a matter of minutes. This is an updated version of my earlier article, revised for the new Property Tax website launched by the BBMP in 2016.

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How to Get a Voter ID Card Online in Bangalore

Voter registration portal

Registering as a voter has gotten easier in Bangalore. Now the process has been taken partially online. This blog post explains the process to register as a voter in Bangalore and apply for a Voter ID card online.

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Lame Criticism of Jan Lokpal Agitation, but no Alternatives

Jan Lokpal agitators at Freedom Park, Bangalore

This post is my response to some common comments in the print and electronic media against Anna Hazare’s Jan Lokpal Bill.

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