Land, Urban, and Development

Forced Resignations, Stealthy Closures is an account of the losses faced by garment workers in Bengaluru city during the course of the pandemic in the year 2020. It documents the phenomenon of ‘forced resignations’ [...]
Published on 22nd December 2020 You can download it here.   Executive Summary of the Report You can download it here.   ಅಧ್ಯಯನದ ಮುಖ್ಯ [...]
The (Federation of Street Vendors Union in Bangalore District) has begun a study of street vendors in two wards of Bangalore – SK Garden and BTM layout. In both these areas, the Street Vendors Federation does not have [...]
On the occasion of the completion of 1 year of the NDA government, a group of organisations and individuals, including Central Trade Unions, NGOs, Human Rights groups have come together to expose the bitter truths of [...]
A few years ago, when some members of Hasiru Usiru wanted to have a meeting in Traffic Park on St Marks Road, the guard asked us to leave because the park closes at 6pm. This park had been handed over to a realty group [...]
Vinay Sreenivasa will present on Rights and Threats : The future of street vending post the enactment of The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihoods and Regulation of street Vending) Act, 2014   23rd of [...]
BMTC BUS FARES INCREASE 5 TIMES IN 3 YEARS! IN 3 YEARS DIESEL PRICES HAVE INCREASED BY 30%, BUS FARES HAVE INCREASED BY 70-80%!! DON’T YOU THINK IT’S UNJUST TO RAISE THE FARES TO SUCH A LEVEL? WHAT HAVE YOU DONE [...]
Following is the report of the public hearing at DJ Halli Bangalore regarding public health centres, anganwadi centres, pensions for the old-aged, widows, disabled. Report of the Public Hearing at DJ Halli [...]
Dear All, Despite our repeated demands, and assurances made by BMTC, no steps have been taken to extend Black Board bus services to the whole of BBMP limits. which means that lakhs of commuters continue to pay an [...]