Bangalore

Traffic Jam in Bangalore Outer Rind Road in the middle of a rainy night

One-Sided Nightly Traffic Jam on Bangalore Outer Ring Road

A “birds eye” view of Bangalore’s most defining feature today: its traffic jams, no matter if it is day or night. This one was taken on a rainy night at 10:15 in the night (!) from the Ramamurthy Nagar Bridge at Banaswadi on the Outer Ring Road. Vehicles were backed up from KR Puram Railway Station to Banaswadi, a mighty five ...

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Interiors of the Orion Mall at Brigade Gateway, Rajajinagar, Bangalore

Interiors of the Orion Mall at Brigade Gateway, Bengaluru

Interior layout of the Orion Mall, part of the Brigade Gateway complex at Rajajinagar in West Bangalore. Orion is one of the lesser-visited malls of Bangalore by the “IT crowd” as it is not situated anywhere near the IT corridors and an outing to which is a one-day work. It mainly caters to the “natives” of the city and is ...

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A Brilliant Bengaluru Sunset Obscured by Concrete Jungle

Gridlocked traffic, concrete monstrosities, cables slung overhead everywhere. And in between all this, a gorgeous sunset struggling to make its presence felt. The typical Bangalore scene of a mass of stalled vehicles, honking, dust and smoke, above which ugly concrete jungle and twisted metal structures shutting out nature. We have shunned nature, stunted it out of our lives for some grimy ...

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A Bangalore Scene: An Elevated Metro Line, Some Autos and a Skyscraper

The “World Trade Center” Tower of the Brigade Gateway complex looms high up in the sky along with the Sheraton hotel building situated in the same complex. The Metro line towards Malleshwaram rises high up in the sky as autorickshaws seen like rats everywhere in the city cluster aroudn the area for no particular reason. Taken at Yeshwantpur railway station, ...

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Photo of the Bangalore Cubbon Park on a Sunny Sunday Afternoon.

Heavenly Cubbon Park on a Sunny Sunday Afternoon

Bangalore’s ethereal and so calming Cubbon Park as soon on a very sunny Sunday afternoon, green expanses of grass stretching between huge and old trees, that have been supplying the city with fresh and pure Oxygen since 1870. The huge botanical wonder was completely devoid of people as n”new generation, modern people rather prefer crowded malls as those bastions of ...

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Photo of Udupi Garden Signal Junction, BTM Layout, Bangalore, without any traffic

Rare Photo of Udupi Garden Signal Without Traffic!!

The Udupi Garden signal (or the “junction of 16th main and Ring Road”), named after a famous restaurant that used to exist there (today it has become a ‘Shanti Sagar’), is one of Bangalore’s junctions most notorious for its traffic jams. The junction is situated in BTM Layout on the main artery of the IT corridor and hence sees jams ...

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