Rahul Gandhi discusses preparations for next year’s Assembly polls with Karnataka leaders
Ahead of parliamentary elections in the state next year, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi met with senior party leaders from Karnataka on Thursday and discussed the political situation in the state, PTI news agency reported.
The AICC general secretary responsible for Karnataka Randeep Surjewala said the party will launch its 100km ‘Mekedatu Yatra’ in the state from February 27. the state, he said.
“We had a detailed discussion about the state of political affairs in Karnataka. How the (Basavaraj) Bommai government is entangled in deep-seated corruption, it is a 40 percent tender commission government and how the crypto currency scam has reached the highest echelons of power and the government that is completely silent,” Surjewala told reporters.
Bengaluru Metro has significantly contributed to the reduction of CO2 emissions, study finds
A study conducted by the Department of Environmental Science of Bangalore University stated that air quality at six sites of the Phase II Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) improved in the period between 2017 and 2021, demonstrating a positive effect of the Metro project.
The study, led by Dr Nandini N, a professor and principal investigator in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Bangalore University, said subway trains contributed significantly to the reduction of carbon emissions.