Out and About


Bangalore’s four-legged ‘untouchables’

Stray dog at City Market. (Photo credit: Diana Lopez.)

By Diana Lopez
Every morning on Bellary Road, a skinny, sad-looking dog wanders past the entrance of the Royale Senate hotel, walking toward the neighboring businesses and back.
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COLUMN: Why has no one fixed the traffic yet?

Crossing 220120

By Kevin Matyi
During our reporting in Bangalore, our 13-passenger van was in a minor accident. I watched as a motorcyclist attempted to drive past us on the left shoulder. Continue reading

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Heritage sites have a hazy future in Bangalore

The State Central Library is housed in the Seshadru Iyer Memorial Building in Cubbon Park. It was renovated in 2007. (Photo: Kelly Zegers)

By Kelly Zegers See related photo gallery Bangalore’s 20-year information technology boom has driven significant, rapid expansion, with development gobbling up former suburbs and farmland and new buildings rising everywhere. But with the shift to the new, some are worried … Continue reading

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Heritage sites in Bangalore: a photo gallery

The Basavanagudi Police Station is about 80 years old and has been used as a film location. (Photo: Kelly Zegers)

By Kelly Zegers
Urbanization exploded with the growth of Bangalore as India’s hub for information technology, and today, the high price of land for redevelopment threatens the remaining vestiges of Bangalore’s past. Continue reading

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