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Bengaluru: Civic engineer held after pothole claims 21-year-old's life

December 02, 2021 11:39 pm

The contractor responsible for repairing that stretch of the road is yet to be identified, the police said.

Varthur residents start online petition to draw Bengaluru civic body’s attention to potholes

October 20, 2021 8:06 pm

Varthur came under the municipal limits in 2007. Several residents pointed out that it has been 14 years and yet basic infrastructural woes continue to plague the area.

Pothole claims life of disabled man in Bengaluru

September 08, 2021 7:03 am

Police said the authorities had dug up the stretch a year ago to install pipelines but later covered it with mud which got washed away in subsequent rains.

Bengaluru potholes to be filled by September 30: Revenue Minister R Ashok

September 08, 2021 7:07 am

Around 20 loads of asphalt from the hot mix plant will be supplied to eight zones every day and potholes will be filled in the presence of BBMP engineers, Ashok claimed

Chandigarh’s craters continue to plague citizens as MC twiddles thumbs

September 19, 2020 12:12 pm

Even as councilors had stated that this was the right time to make roads, officials said that only urgent work has to be done as per guidelines.

Doctors: Driving on bad roads can lead to serious whiplash injuries, other problems

July 21, 2019 5:49 am

Chandigarh Newsline in a series of stories has highlighted the condition of Chandigarh roads and how Rs 50.73 crore spent in two years has literally gone down the drain.

Chandigarh Congress youth wing launches drive to encircle potholes

July 16, 2019 1:14 pm

Harmail Kesri, who led the drive, said their aim is to caution people regarding these potholes as many commuters have been facing a tough time due to their presence on city roads.”

RLD launches 'selfie with gaddha' drive to expose UP roads' condition

October 25, 2018 4:28 pm

The RLD's campaign, launched on October 11, seeks social media users to share their selfies with 'potholed roads' on party-designated Twitter handle (@swgaddha)

Bengaluru potholes claim fourth victim this month: A 21-year-old woman on scooter

October 11, 2017 6:17 pm

The government has drawn flak for the condition of the roads in the city. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has attributed the potholes to torrential rains received in the city, and has promised to fix them within a fortnight.

Mumbai man, whose son died in accident, fills potholes to save others

February 02, 2016 8:16 pm

After his 16-year-old son died in a bike accident, Dadabhai Bilhore of Andheri has taken up the task of filling potholes for the last two months.


News in Numbers: Potholes claim more lives than terror attacks

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

#NewsInNumbers In 2017, potholes claimed more lives than terror and naxal attacks. See more: