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Portion of 'Pathankot martyr' house to be demolished in Bengaluru; family says it's national hero's residence

Portion of 'Pathankot martyr' house to be demolished in Bengaluru; family says it's national hero's residence

With Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) all set to demolish the illegal portion of martyred National Security Guard (NSG) commando Lieutenant Colonel Niranjan Kumar's residence here, politics has taken its course.

Bengaluru demolition drive: Portion of Pathankot martyr Lt Colonel Niranjan Kumar's residence razed

Bengaluru demolition drive: Portion of Pathankot martyr Lt Colonel Niranjan Kumar's residence razed

Lt Col Niranjan, a member of the NSG's Bomb Disposal Squad, was killed while he was defusing the grenade at the scene of the terror attack.

Polls for Bengaluru corporation announced; Congress, BJP in big fight

Elections to Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike, the city corporation, will be held on July 28, with the ruling Congress and BJP, now controlling the civic body, set for a prestigious battle.

At last, BBMP has standing committees

The much-delayed election for the various standing committees of the BBMP was finally completed on Monday, amid intense lobbying by corporators for plum posts and much give-and-take by political leaders.

Free passes row: BBMP refuses to clear garbage from Chinnaswamy stadium

Reports in the media citing sources said that the zonal joint commissioner has been instructed to not clear the garbage pile in the stadium.

Bangalore corporators demand 450 passes for each IPL match!

It seems that Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike corporators are more interested in watching cricket than dealing with the basic civic issues.