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The Lost River Of Bengaluru: A closer look at River Vrishabhavathi

By B.PAC

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Embracing democracy and its imperfections-Apoorva Chandra

Embracing democracy and its imperfections

By Apoorva Chandra

Democracy is far from perfect. But I believe that fair value judgments of any system of government can only be made when it is accepted that there is no such thing as a perfect system. With this as the starting point, it is my opinion that it is only in a democracy that we can even hope to achieve perfection. […]

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What democracy represents Siddharth Sathya

What democracy represents

By Siddharth Sathya

Democracy, the great experiment of the west. Not a perfect system, but the next best thing. For any functioning democracy, the four pillars that hold it up must gleam in the light of this new dawn. They must propel our vision of democracy into the heavenly skies and out of reach of the knifing humans that seek to bring it down. But what is our vision of […]

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Failing the Lakes

Failing The Lakes!

By Kavitha Reddy

Failing to plan is planning to fail, the quote that best describes the management of Lakes in Bengaluru. Once upon a time, we were a city of 1000 Lakes and what is seen now is a weak attempt to save the 280 odd lakes that have turned into sewage pools. As the voices that are fighting to save the lakes […]

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Top 10 Safety Measures which Must be Implemented for Women

By B.PAC

Crimes against Women- Why is the road to justice so long or never never… The NCRB figures are grim ..it shows on average over 100 rapes are reported per day across our country, that’s 35000 plus reported cases per year and unreported may be several hundred thousand of domestic violence, sexual harassment of all kinds, and many more rape incidents. […]

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B.CLIP Leaders in Party Positions

B.CLIP Leaders in Party Positions

By B.PAC

Our flagship initiative, B.CLIP -  B.PAC Civic Leadership Incubator Program has been grooming civic leaders for Namma Bengaluru for the past 7 years. This apolitical, non-discriminatory training program, has equipped countless driven individuals with skills in public policy analysis, municipal administration, political landscape, election dynamics, and other relevant knowledge.

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Addressing the age-old question of Waste Management

By Vijayalakshmi Iyer

It is a common sight in any city in India, to be walking down a lane and finding a heap of garbage which generally doesn’t belong there. Waste management has been in the talks for as long as one can remember but was officially launched into a scheme in 2014 as Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

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EV Roadmap

Bengaluru needs an EV Roadmap

By Revathi Ashok and Pooja Patel

Bengaluru’s rapidly evolving transportation sector is one of the key causes of local air pollution, rising greenhouse gases (GHG), and associated health problems. In Bengaluru, road transport contributes to over 40% of carbon emission (TV Ramachandra et. al, 2015), with many urban transport systems already under strain and mobility demand predicted to grow significantly in the future, mobility needs to […]

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ಬೆಳಗಿತು ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು – ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ “ಪ್ರಕಾಶಿತ”ಇತಿಹಾಸದ ಸಂಕ್ಷಿಪ್ತ ನೋಟ

By B.PAC

ಹಿಂದೆ ಬಳಸುತ್ತಿದ ಪ್ಯಾರಾಫಿನ್ ಅಥವಾ ಸೀಮೆ ಎಣ್ಣೆ ದೀಪಗಳು ನಮಗೀಗ ಪ್ರಾಚೀನ ವಸ್ತುಗಳಂತೆ ಅನಿಸಬಹುದು. ಆದರೆ ನಮ್ಮ ಹಿರಿತಲೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಅದು ತುಂಬಾ ಚಿರಪರಿಚಿತ ವಸ್ತು, ನಮಗೆ ಅದು ನಮ್ಮ ಸಂಗ್ರಹಗಳ ಸಾಲಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಅಪರೂಪವಾದ ವಸ್ತುವಾಗಿ ಒಂದು ಸಣ್ಣ ಜಾಗವನ್ನು ಪಡೆಯುವುದಕ್ಕೆ ಮಾತ್ರ ಸೀಮಿತವಾಗಿವೆ.

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Belagithu Bengaluru – A Brief History of Bengaluru’s “Illuminated” Past

By B.PAC

We have come a long way from the days of the now antiquated paraffin or kerosene lamps. Though our grandparents might be very familiar with these lighting relics, their existence has now been relegated to only occupying a small space in our storage or as a curio on display. 

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Political Leadership

What Defines Good Political Leadership?

By B.PAC

The world is brimming with ambitious political leaders, but sadly very few matchups to the traits of good leadership. In fact, many political leaders appear to be severely lacking in some of the most essential qualities of a good leader, such as integrity and accountability. It’s no coincidence that the word “politician” has many negative connotations. But experience tells us […]

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