“Sometimes the stories are bloodier and grimier. In 2011, in a different neighborhood, a man identified only as Kabeer had his ribs broken for calling out an alleged boss of the local water mafia. Some municipal councilmembers and local politicians own tanker fleets themselves or allow these illegal businesses to operate in return for kickbacks.” An ominous look at Bangalore’s present and what could be the future in many places: From Samanth Subramanian in Wired: India’s Silicon Valley Is Dying of Thirst. Your City May Be Next.