Times View: Beyond Carlton‘s relentless campaign has led to the high court and fire and emergency services to take cognizance of building violations rampant in Bengaluru. It’s some comfort that the departments has identified buildings that have flouted safety guidelines and plans to cut essential services like water and power if corrective steps aren’t taken. At the same time, it must also ensure that builders and agencies which certify such buildings aren’t spared. They are the bigger culprits who usually go scot-free whenever any tragedy occurs.
Over 1,200 highrises face the prospect of losing their water and electricity connections for violating safety norms… Read more