Desilting at Bellandur Lake unearths car, police in a tizzy

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s desilting work at Bellandur Lake on Friday afternoon sent Marathahalli police into a tizzy.

published on : 26th December 2020

NGT panel pulls up officials for fish deaths in Bellandur Lake

They were shocked to find floating dead fish, garbage, filth and fish carcass entangled in the weeds towards Bellandur kodi side. 

published on : 31st October 2020

Feathered friends flock to Bellandur Lake

Here’s some good news: Birds can be seen flocking to Bellandur lake and its surroundings for the third consecutive day.

published on : 25th October 2020

Difficult to meet deadline for desilting lakes: NGT

Labour shortage, rain delay work; agency for disposal not yet decided

published on : 11th October 2020

Pipeline, STP works at Bellandur Lake pick up

What makes this project stand out is that Pre-stressed Concrete Cylinder (PCC) pipes are being used for the first time in the country. 

published on : 21st September 2020

Lockdown magic: Karnataka's Byramangala lake is slowly becoming swachh

It used to cause itching. There was an overwhelming stench too. But now, frothing has reduced and there is no bad smell.

published on : 5th June 2020

2017: The year when Bengaluru rains exposed government apathy, infrastructure woes

Bellandur Lake, the largest in the city's south-east suburb, which has seen frothing due to toxic substances flowing into it due to an untreated sewage system.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Panel seethes over meddling by ‘experts’ in Bellandur lake

Technical committee set up state govt says Bellandur lake has become a site for unmindful experiments after Mumbai-based expert releases microbe culture into water body.

published on : 23rd August 2017

National Green Tribunal pulls up Bengaluru civic agencies for delay in cleaning polluted Bellandur lake

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) pulled up the state government on Tuesday and asked all civic agencies to work in tandem to resolve the Bellandur Lake frothing issue.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Bangalore Development Authority banks on microbes to stop Bellandur lake frothing

The  Authority has enlisted the assistance of a Mumbai-based expert to arrest the foam in Bellandur lake.

published on : 20th August 2017

Toxic froth from Bengaluru's Bellandur lake recedes, rain-hit areas recovering

After being pounded by a record-breaking downpour early this week, the city is on the road to recovery.

published on : 18th August 2017

Bellandur lake froth: Karnataka government gets slammed by National Green Tribunal

Gets slammed by NGT, which says cloudburst can’t produce froth in Bellandur; state told to give report on Tuesday

published on : 18th August 2017

Bellandur lake spews froth again, stinks too

Even as the National Green Tribunal has called for an emergency hearing on Thursday on frothing in Bellandur Lake, Tuesday’s rain has left the lake in a dismal condition.

published on : 17th August 2017

Was Bengaluru's Bellandur lake fire planned by landgrabbers?

There is more to the Bellandur lake fire than meets the eye, say sources in the Bangalore Development Authority and Bengaluru Development Ministry.

published on : 21st February 2017