Potholes

  • The Citizen Journalist web special show 19-01-2014 01:48 PM

    This week, we have picked up your videos and pictures submitted on ibncj.com. Be it the video highlighting unsafe pedestrian walkways or your pictures on potholed roads, CJ content has always been at the heart of this show. ...
  • CJ Impact: Potholes fixed after CJ report highlights bad roads in Bangalore 06-01-2014 11:09 AM

    CJ Jobish had reported the poor condition of a vital link road in Bangalore. His CJ report has led to better road connectivity. CNN-IBN's correspondent Deepa Balakrishnan tell us more. ...
  • Bangalore potholes: Toddler dies as her uncle's vehicle loses control 05-12-2013 09:42 AM

    Bangalore: Potholes have claimed another life in Bangalore and this time, of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl. She died after her uncle lost control while driving over a potholed road. A distraught KM Suresh can't believe he drove his niece to death. Suresh was taking his sister and her daughter Dhanashree on...
  • CJ Show: Your Pictures and Videos 06-10-2013 08:40 PM

    Here are some of the videos and pictures that made it to the show this week. ...
  • Bombay High Court to hear PIL on potholes today 04-10-2013 10:06 AM

    Mumbai: A PIL on potholes is likely to come up in the Mumbai HC today. The BMC is expected to file details of records available with them before the court. This comes after Mumbai high court took cognizance of the bad conditions of roads due to potholes in Mumbai, Thane...
  • Potholes menace: Bangalore still reeling under broken, beaten roads 20-09-2013 08:36 AM

    Bangalore: The I-T city of India, Bangalore, is still reeling under broken and beaten roads. The city which was lashed by heavy rains last week is witnessing potholes again. Even after extending deadlines on two occasions, the government is unable to fix the roads. The first casualty of rains is...
  • No respite from potholes as rains lash Bangalore 19-09-2013 08:01 PM

    In one month's time, scientists from Bangalore will be sending up a rocket to Mars, but civic authorities in the city have failed to get the technology to asphalt the roads in the city. The roads are marked with tremendous traffic jams as water continues to pile up on the...
  • Citizens, tourists in awe of Taj; fret at potholed roads, garbage, choked sewer lines 27-08-2013 11:20 AM

    Even as the Taj Mahal appears sparkling white, washed by good rains over the past two months, and the rising water level kindling hopes of the Yamuna river regaining its lost vigour, Agra city presents a most dismal profile with pot-holed roads, heaps of garbage and choked sewer lines overflowing...
  • Bangalore potholes: Scam that swallows Rs 3,000 crore every year 19-08-2013 08:29 AM

    Bangalore: Bangalore, the IT city of India, is bearing the brunt of thousands of potholes and corruption that runs when it comes to repairing the roads. Every year, Rs 3,000 to 4,000 crore are eaten away by scams and locals are even forced to patch the potholes themselves. One of...
  • 'Potholes maligning Mumbai's image' 19-08-2013 06:13 AM

    Mumbai: Criticising the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) over the condition of roads, RPI president Ramdas Athawale on Sunday said the pothole menace is bringing a bad name to the metropolis. The former MP also said that the potholes have turned the condition of roads so bad that people could experience...
  • Potholes maligning Mumbai's image, says Athawale 18-08-2013 07:25 PM

    Criticising the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) over the condition of roads, RPI president Ramdas Athawale, on Sunday, said the pothole menace is bringing a bad name to the metropolis. The former MP also said that the potholes have turned the condition of roads so bad that people could experience "roller-coaster...
  • Will personally monitor welfare schemes: Minister 17-08-2013 09:41 AM

    Jharkhand Minister Jai Prakash Bhai Patel on Friday assured people that he would personally monitor all the welfare schemes allotted to Hazaribagh district. "I will monitor effective implementation of all the poverty alleviation Centrally sponsored schemes in the district as the people are facing problems in getting essential commodities," the...
  • Pothole menace: BMC briefs Bombay High Court 13-08-2013 07:19 PM

    Mumbai: The BMC on Tuesday briefed the Bombay High Court over the various steps it has taken to address the pothole menace in the city. The civic body claims that it has brought down the number of potholes in Mumbai adding that only 21,000 pothole remained in the city. BMC...
  • Bangalore: Rs 40 lakh spent on CCTVs for civic body 05-08-2013 07:44 AM

    Bangalore: The Bangalore civic body has spent Rs 40 lakh in filling potholes but the money seems to have gone down the drain. An RTI query reveals that 200 CCTV cameras that were ordered to keep a watch on the city's roads haven't been installed. The civic body's plan to...
  • Bangalore's dangerous potholes, a CJ report 04-08-2013 03:27 PM

    Jobish Thomas, an IT worker in Bangalore, turns CJ to report on a stretch of road so potholed that it actually poses a medical threat to pregnant women. Authorities have promised repairs, but nothing has been done. ...
  • Uddhav Thackeray takes stock of potholes as HC issues notice to BMC 30-07-2013 06:14 PM

    Mumbai: As Mumbai continues to battle potholes, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray was seen on the streets of Vile Parle on Monday night to take stock of potholes. This comes after the Bombay High Court took suo moto cognisance of the matter and issued notices to the BMC and the...
  • Mumbai roads repaired 'temporarily' after HC issues notice to BMC 30-07-2013 12:21 PM

    A day after the Bombay High court issued notices to the Shiv Sena-led BMC and the state government over the poor condition of Mumbai's road, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was seen on the streets taking stock of the situation. The repair work has been done but it was only temporary....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-07-2013 11:57 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: IAS officers rally behind Durga, Oppn says sand mafia pressured Akhilesh govt 29-07-2013 09:28 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday came under severe attack from the opposition, the IAS body and retired bureaucrats over suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, who had cracked down on the sand mafia in Greater Noida. ...
  • Pothole menace: Bombay HC issues notice to Maharashtra govt, BMC 29-07-2013 07:50 PM

    Mumbai: Taking a suo motu notice of potholes in Mumbai and neighbouring Thane district, the Bombay High Court on Monday issued notices to the Maharashtra government, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC). CNN-IBN had been running a campaign against the pothole menace in Maharashtra after...
  • Mumbai: BMC deadline over but roads still full of potholes 29-07-2013 12:07 AM

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had set a deadline of July 28 for filling up the potholes on Mumbai roads. While the deadline came to an end on the midnight of July 28, several roads in the city still have huge potholes. The BMC had also announced that action would...
  • CJ Show: Videos and Pictures 28-07-2013 11:14 PM

    Videos and pictures shared by citizens from all over the country. ...
  • Hyderabad pothole death: Authorities pass the buck 26-07-2013 12:18 PM

    Hyderabad: More than 48 hours have passed since 17-year-old Riya Gudial breathed her last, succumbing to grievous injuries after her scooter skid on a muddy pothole-ridden road in Hyderabad and she was run over by an RTC bus. The family's sense of loss and demand for justice has been growing...
  • Hyderabad pothole menace: Municipal Commissioner puts the onus on citizens, says people should drive carefully 25-07-2013 09:52 AM

    A day after a teen dies after hitting a pothole, the Hyderabad Municipal Commissioner put the onus on citizens, claiming that the citizens should themselves be careful and avoid potholes during the rains. GHMC Commissioner M T Krishna Babu also advised citizens to be cautious and be more disciplined while...
  • Hyderabad pothole menace: Municipality says roads can be repaired only when rains subside 24-07-2013 08:15 PM

    The Hyderabad municipality has said that it will not be able to repair the pothole unless the rains subside. The municipality's announcement came after a 17-year-old girl died after she fell off a scooter into a pothole and was run over by a bus in Hyderabad on Wednesday. ...
  • Authorities blame Mumbai potholes on climate change: Kajal Iyer 24-07-2013 04:18 PM

    Normal life in Mumbai has been crippled as heavy rains continue to batter the city for the second day on Wednesday. BMC has now sent an alert to Mumbaikars to move out of their houses only if necessary. CNN-IBN's Principal correspondent Kajal Iyer joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on...
  • Hyderabad: Teenager falls into a pothole, dies after bus runs over her 24-07-2013 01:30 PM

    Hyderabad: A 17-year-old girl died after she fell off a scooter into a pothole and was run over by a bus in Hyderabad on Wednesday. The incident took place when Riya Gudial was pillion riding with a friend and the front tyre of the two-wheeler skidded into a pothole on...
  • Mumbai pothole menace: MNS workers release BMC officials who were held captive 23-07-2013 06:41 PM

    Mumbai: BMC officials, who were held captive by MNS workers over pothole menace in Mumbai, have been released after the state municipal body provided written assurances that the potholes would be fixed once the rain stops. The BMC has also promised to take action against all erring contractors. MNS workers...
  • Mumbai pothole menace: MNS workers hold BMC officials captive 23-07-2013 04:31 PM

    Mumbai: MNS workers in Mumbai have held BMC officials captive in Mumbai over pothole menace in the city on Tuesday. The MNS workers said that they will not let the BMC official go until the potholes in Dadar are fixed. The MNS claims that complaints about potholes have gone unheeded...
  • Mumbai pothole death: Police file case against the deceased woman for not wearing a helmet 22-07-2013 11:10 PM

    There has been a bizarre twist in the death case of a 48-year-old woman in an accident while trying to avoid a pothole in Mumbai. The police have now now filed an FIR against the deceased and in its FIR the police have cited death due to negligence citing the...