Category: Urban

01 Sep 2019
I did my post-graduate studies living in a university campus. I still consider those days as the golden days of my life. The campus was large, beautiful, and full of greenery. The campus also had a large botanical garden, so many plants that attracted butterflies in large numbers, a “beauty spot” to enjoy the sunset,...
08 Aug 2019
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A series of pictures from the Road… 2. Bangalore — Koramangala, Jakkasandra, Waste Management…
13 Jul 2019
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A series of pictures from the road. 1. Bangalore – Koramangala. Cycles left by the cycle sharing company.
15 Feb 2018
Afterlife - Pic 1
Some leave behind their beauty,  some their good deeds, and some others their love, while moving to their afterlife.
09 Feb 2018
Citizens' Rally for Right2Breathe
Residents of Kudlu, Haralur, Haralukunte, Somasundarapalya, & Parangipalya are getting ready for yet another peaceful protest against the Karnataka Compost Development Corporation’s Kudlu Compost Plant. Last year we saw the #Blood2Breathe protest during which almost a hundred residents donated blood for the cause. Under the leadership of KHHSP Residents’ Welfare Association, this time it is Citizens’...
17 Mar 2017
KCDC Gathering
We live in HSR Layout, ward 174, Bengaluru, near a compost plant owned by the Karnataka Compost Development Corporation. Near does not mean that close…approximately 1.5 kilometres away from the plant. When we moved to this area in 2009, this compost plant was not operational, to be precise – plant was in an abandoned state....
09 Oct 2016
We moved to our home in Mythri Maiden Apartment in 2009. Out of 28 housing units in the building, only 10 or 12 were occupied at that time. Very few owned cars. Most of the water requirements were met by the water that was pumped from an 800-feet deep bore-well. Water used to be pumped...
09 Aug 2016
Small apartments usually face several issues during the first few years at several stages. Initial discussions in almost all new apartments revolve around the method of maintenance calculation. Even though the builder is supposed to develop a method and process, and hand it over to the owners’  association, usually small builders conveniently forget this part....
08 Nov 2015
———— Mr. S was waiting for someone near a Lake… looking at the already polluted lake. An old dull teal scooter came towards him… slowly… and took a right turn towards the lake.   This is not the person he was waiting for.  But, many things on the scooter caught his attention… more attention than the...
04 Nov 2015
Drinking water taps on both sides of public roads were common during my school days. Slowly those water taps vanished. We got free water for few more years. All shops were ready to provide quality water to all. But today, we have to buy water. The price of Diesel and Petrol is increasing. We are...