POTHOLES

  • BMC on toes as Mumbai gears up to welcome monsoon June 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Is Mumbai once again headed for potholed, waterlogged roads and clogged drains? Looking at the way BMC has gone ahead with the monsoon preparations, the answer is probably assertive. Mumbai does not seem prepared to face the monsoon challenge. With handful of staff available due to the elections, the...
  • The Citizen Journalist web special show January 19, 2014

    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 January 6, 2014

    CJ Jobish had reported the poor condition of a vital link road in Bangalore. His CJ report has led to better road connectivity. CNNIBN's correspondent Deepa Balakrishnan tell us more. ...
  • Bangalore potholes: Toddler dies as her uncle's vehicle loses control December 5, 2013

    Bangalore: Potholes have claimed another life in Bangalore and this time, of a twoandahalfyearold 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 October 6, 2013

    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 October 4, 2013

    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 September 20, 2013

    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 the...
  • No respite from potholes as rains lash Bangalore September 19, 2013

    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 August 27, 2013

    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 August 19, 2013

    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 the...
  • 'Potholes maligning Mumbai's image' August 19, 2013

    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 August 18, 2013

    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 "rollercoaster rides"...
  • Will personally monitor welfare schemes: Minister August 17, 2013

    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 Urban...
  • Pothole menace: BMC briefs Bombay High Court August 13, 2013

    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 August 5, 2013

    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 combat...
  • Bangalore's dangerous potholes, a CJ report August 4, 2013

    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 July 30, 2013

    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 Thane...
  • Mumbai roads repaired 'temporarily' after HC issues notice to BMC July 30, 2013

    A day after the Bombay High court issued notices to the Shiv Senaled 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 July 29, 2013

    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 July 29, 2013

    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 July 29, 2013

    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). CNNIBN had been running a campaign against the pothole menace in Maharashtra after...
  • Mumbai: BMC deadline over but roads still full of potholes July 29, 2013

    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 July 28, 2013

    Videos and pictures shared by citizens from all over the country. ...
  • Hyderabad pothole death: Authorities pass the buck July 26, 2013

    Hyderabad: More than 48 hours have passed since 17yearold Riya Gudial breathed her last, succumbing to grievous injuries after her scooter skid on a muddy potholeridden 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 July 25, 2013

    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 July 24, 2013

    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 17yearold 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 July 24, 2013

    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. CNNIBN's Principal correspondent Kajal Iyer joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on...
  • Hyderabad: Teenager falls into a pothole, dies after bus runs over her July 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: A 17yearold 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 twowheeler skidded into a pothole on...
  • Mumbai pothole menace: MNS workers release BMC officials who were held captive July 23, 2013

    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 held...
  • Mumbai pothole menace: MNS workers hold BMC officials captive July 23, 2013

    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...