Workshop on Establishment of Ward Committees in 198 Wards of Bangalore held

in compliance with directions of the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka

Date: 16 January, 2013
Time: 4.30 pm to 7.00 pm
Venue: Student Christian Mission House, 29, 2nd Cross, CSI Compound, Mission Road, Bangalore 560027 Tel: 080 2222 3761

 

Environment Support Group, ATREE, Alternative Law Forum

in association with Citizens Action Forum, the Fifth Estate and CIVIC Bangalore

Bangalore Road Widening and Other Urban Transport Projects Impacted Communities Unite

BATPIC Network launched with the objective of pursuing urban transport projects that are socially just, economically viable, environmentally friendly and long lasting solutions

Press Release : Bangalore : 17 July 2012

 

Joint Statement 

 

Summary:  

Campaign against Illegal Tree felling in Bangalore

19 August, 2003

Background

"The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence that makes no demands for its sustenance and extends generously the products of its life activity; it affords protection to all beings, offering shade even to the axe-man who destroys it" - Gautam Buddha

Hasire Usiru Campaign to Reclaim Bangalore's Commons

Public Action Support an Appeal to Stop, Consult and Redesign Bangalore Metro

1 January, 1970

23 April 2009

Dear Friends,

As India votes for a new Central Government, the city of Bangalore has been demonstrating democracy's true potential by coming out in large numbers protesting the destruction of the world renowned Lalbagh and Lakshman Rao Parks by the insensitivity and lack of care for progressive planning by the Bangalore Metro authorities. Pictures of the protests can be accessed online.

Hasire Usiru

Public Action Report on the Lalbagh Protest

Written by Kanishka Lahiri
26 April, 2009

The citizens' movement opposing the current plans of the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) in the Southern Reach continued on Sunday morning at Lalbagh West Gate. Today's protest march from Lalbagh West Gate to 32nd Cross, Nanda Road marked the fifth in a series of protests that was sparked by work conducted by the BMRCL on Apr 13 and 14, when they demolished 500 feet of Lalbagh's perimeter wall and felled several trees inside the historic premises to make way for a station.

"Bangalore's Toxic Legacy: Investigating Mavallipura's illegal landfills"

"Bangalore's Toxic Legacy: Investigating Mavallipura's illegal landfills"

Press Release : Bangalore : 4 August 2010

The illegal municipal solid waste management landfills at Mavallipura, apart from inflicting extensive damage on the local community, also point to a larger systemic failure in the management of our urban spaces. We may have turned our backs on the grave and urgent problem of waste disposal in our cities, but events that transpired at Mavallipura have demonstrated how far-reaching the consequences are of such irresponsible and unjust disposal of solid waste.

Environment Support Group gets United Nations “WATER FOR LIFE” 2012 Best Practices Award

Comprehensive efforts to conserve Bangalore Lakes that bring together Judiciary, Government and wide public considered strategic to building ecological, water and economic security

Press Release : Bangalore : 23 March 2012

 

Environment Support Group (ESG) has been awarded the 2012 UN-Water "Water for Life" Best Practices Award in a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, Rome on 22 March 2012, World Water Day.

Comic Strip on Impacts of Lake Privatisation in Bangalore

Why we need to oppose privatisation of our commons?

Written by Samantha Wishnak and others
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1 December, 2011
Bangalore

Karnataka High Court Committee strongly discourages “commercial” involvement in lake management and rejuvenation

ESG's PIL is basis for this proposal

Press Release : Bangalore : 2 November 2011
Justice N. K. Patil of the Karnataka High Court inspecting Chinnapanahalli Lake

 

PRESS RELEASE : Bangalore : 02 November 2011

Karnataka High Court Committee strongly discourages “commercial” involvement in lake management and rejuvenation