Traffic management during Political Rallies needs to be planned better

Karnataka is going to polls in May 2018. It is election time. The political campaign & the weather are heating up! Most political rallies in Bengaluru are held in Palace Grounds. Political rallies are very important for local leaders as it demonstrates their strength to the High Command (Delhi) of their capability to “gather” huge crowds.

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Digital India: A list of popular government websites in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a lot of interest to give a push to Digital India. The onus is always on the individual ministries & departments to embrace Digital India, they are supposed to have websites which are constantly updated and content must be in multiple Indian languages. So what is the current state of Indian govt websites today?

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Digital India: What India’s Open Data Program could learn from USAFacts.org

Many governments around the world are making their data available to the public. A check on the status of Open Data in India.

How a simple idea could increase property tax collection in Bangalore

Property tax is one of the major revenue sources for any city. Bangalore with such a large educated population has been evading taxes. How to fix it?

Software industry has harmed Bangalore

I was pointed to this article in The Hindu newspaper by my dad today “IT sector has done more harm than good to the city“. Bangalore as a brand has taken a huge beating over the last few years. Roads, garbage are a huge problem. But partly we citizens too are to be blamed for the mess.

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