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Bellandur Lake


Fire breaks out at Bengaluru’s Bellandur Lake, officials blame it on a burning garbage pile

March 05, 2021 4:58 pm

According to officials, some of the labourers and ragpickers living near the lake might have dumped waste, including plastic and insulated wires, on its bed.

Bengaluru's Bellandur lake spills toxic foam, yet again

September 25, 2018 1:44 pm

Bellandur Lake, which is one of the largest of the 262 lakes in Bengaluru, has now become infamous for the gigantic clouds of froth that accumulate on its surface, spilling over into the many busy roads that skirt its shores several times a year.

Growth gone rogue: Why Bengaluru's Bellandur lake keeps catching fire

January 23, 2018 1:17 am

Smoke on the water, flames in the foam — The Indian Express describes the extraordinary harm chemical pollutants, thoughtless development, and a builder-politician nexus can do to lakes

Letter to the Editor: Other concerns

August 31, 2017 12:00 am

Law and order agencies are always expected to maintain order with minimum force so that the loss of lives is minimised. However, they should be allowed to act as per a set standard operating procedures. They should be able to carry out their duties and under no circumstances should the situation be politicised.

National Green Tribunal summons top Karnataka officials over Bellandur lake

August 20, 2017 11:11 am

During the hearing, the NGT was informed that fresh froth has emanated from Bellandur lake and spread on to the streets of the surrounding areas due to the recent rains. Local residents have reportedly complained of pungent stench from the lake and the froth, reminding of the presence of toxic substances there.

Heavy smoke around Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake after garbage mound set ablaze

February 17, 2017 6:39 pm

Bengaluru: The Bellandur Lake has been infamous in the past year for spillover of toxic froth on to the roads in the city.