Is Bangalore safe for women? Ask me, I’m a Bengaluru hudugi

It’s amusing to see men from Bangalore share posts on Facebook about how Bangalore is a safe city. And that, what happened on New years’ was just alcohol-induced. Firstly, dear men of Bangalore, hold that thought. Would you care to ask a woman how she feels, before you post another status on Facebook? I’m a Bangalorean, I was born here, and lived here all my life. I am as Bangalorean as  and I can tell you this: I do not feel safe in the city. Not a decade ago, not…

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Brigade Group announces new villa project in Devanahalli in Bangalore

Brigade Group, one of the biggest developers in Bangalore, announced a new villa project at Devanahalli, near the ‘new’ Bangalore Airport. The project, called Atmosphere, offers 4 bedroom signature villas with sizes ranging from 3010 sq.ft to 3410 sq.ft, the company said. “The project aims to bring back the concept of courtyard homes, a way of life long forgotten. This unique project will have 109 courtyard villas spread across 18 acres of picturesque landscape.” A cluster of 8 villas will surrounding a beautiful courtyard and a series of such clusters…

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Civil Aviation ministry opposes plan to reopen Bangalore’s HAL airport

It’s a move that would be greeted with much glee by harried Bangaloreans, but commercial considerations are understood to have forced the civil aviation ministry to oppose the reopening of the city’s old airport at HAL. The airport in Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd was shut down in 2008 when the GVK-group’s Bangalore International Airport Ltd became operational about 1.5-2.0 hours away from the city center. According to Indian laws, no two airports are allowed within 150 km of each other, to prevent high competition in the space. However, the rule may…

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