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Bengaluru-based PotHoleRaja on mission mode to repair roads using recycled plastic

December 16, 2022 11:54 am

Founded in 2016 by Prathap Bhimasena Rao and Sourabh Kumar, the startup has fixed close to 30,000 potholes across the country.

Schoolboy dies after two-wheeler runs into pothole in Pimpri-Chinchwad, action sought against ‘negligent’ officials

November 28, 2022 7:33 am

The Nationalist Congress Party on Saturday held a demonstration against the PCMC.

BBMP misses deadline to fill potholes in Bengaluru again, citizens allege shoddy work

November 15, 2022 7:23 pm

On October 30, BBMP chief commissioner Tushar Giri Nath had told the media that all the potholes would be filled by November 5. The deadline was pushed to November 15 by the BBMP.

A rough ride: Few answers to Bengaluru's pothole trouble

November 14, 2022 6:55 am

Familiar response to an old problem as authorities point fingers at each other; nine accident deaths so far this year have been linked to potholes

After narrowly ‘escaping death’, Bangalore couple fill potholes, video goes viral

November 03, 2022 8:33 pm

Several people criticised the government for the poor condition of roads in the city.

Pothole claims another life in Bengaluru, 50-year-old woman run over by bus after falling off scooter dies

October 18, 2022 1:28 pm

Umadevi was riding pillion with her daughter when a bus knocked down their scooter as they were trying to avoid a pothole on the Vatal Nagaraj Road in Rajajinagar.

Wages of BBMP engineers will be withheld if no progress made in encroachment removal: HC

October 01, 2022 2:19 pm

The work of filling potholes is also not adequate, the court said adding motorists are put to inconvenience. The court then adjourned the matter to October 27.

Potholes pop up on Dera Bassi-Ramgarh road, causes nightmares for motorists

August 03, 2022 3:34 am

Locals claimed that almost daily motorists passing the area have a tough time, with two-wheeler riders often losing balance and ending up injured in the process.

As Pune corporation says 90% of roads repaired, NCP protesters float paper boats in potholes

July 20, 2022 4:26 pm

Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil attributes the potholes to last week's heavy rainfall while the NCP blames the BJP.

On ‘warfooting’, Vadodara civic body fills up to 665 potholes in 2 days

July 15, 2022 1:31 am

As many as 500 potholes repaired on the first day Wednesday and the VMC Thursday issued a cumulative figure of 665— 124 potholes repaired in the East Zone, 175 in West Zone, 159 in North Zone and 207 in South Zone.


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: