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Violence erupts in Nagaland over urban local body poll

Violent mobs went on the rampage in the Nagaland capital, Kohima on Thursday to vent their anger against ongoing elections to urban local bodies, vandalising and setting on fire government offices......

'The BJP ruined the social fabric of the state'

Despite many saying that the recent urban local body election results cannot be a pointer to the assembly elections, the Congress in Dakshina Kannada district feels that this is their best chance......

'My next target is to storm assembly polls: Yeddyurappa

After playing spoilsport to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded polls to Urban Local Bodies in Karnataka, Karnataka Janatha Party President B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday set......

K'taka urban local body polls: Setback for BJP, KJP

The split in the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka caused by former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa quitting the BJP to form his own party has adversely affected both parties.   The BJP and B......

UP local body polls: BJP shines, Cong washed out

The Bharatiya Janata Party swept urban local body elections in Uttar Pradesh winning 10 of 12 mayoral posts in municipal corporations with Congress failing to open its account.BJP candidates won......

Municipal investment: Centre for pool financing

The Centre has approved setting up of a pooled finance development fund to enable urban local bodies to access capital and financial markets for investment in municipal infrastructure. The move......

Govt claims lead in improving slums

Government bodies have been more proactive than NGOs in providing infrastructure facilities in urban slums, according to the National Sample Survey.The findings of the 58th round of the official......

New affordable housing benefits not for urban poor

Effects of the new schemes launched under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana would be felt more in tier II and tier III cities, as not many budget or affordable housing projects are in the works in......

IT minister gives telcos one week for cashless action plan

The telecom companies have also been asked to urgently improve their infrastructure, as the government aims to digitise a host of services. Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister of electronics and......

The rush for less cash

Initiatives to convince citizens to go cashless.Business Standard's Sanjeeb Mukherjee reports.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com A little more than a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi......
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While the officials from various civic agencies and Urban Development Department are making tall claims that visible progress is being made on the... ...

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Indian on the outside, Swedish on the inside

Born and abandoned in Mumbai, reborn in Sweden, Erika Sandberg says she is Indian on the outside, but feels Swedish on the inside.Rediff.com's... ...

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Common law planned for ULBs to streamline administration

The state government is planning to have common legislation to govern urban local bodies to streamline administration. When this happens, four... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/607592/common-law-planned-ulbs-streamline.html
'Karnataka tops in NUHM spending'

Almost 1,000 officials and elected representatives from 200 cities across India are set to be trained by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM),... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/607614/karnataka-tops-nuhm-spending.html
BSP's Naseemuddin Siddiqui appointed in-charge of MP

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has removed Naseemuddin Siddiqui as the in-charge of Uttar Pradesh.He has now been appointed the in-charge of Madhya... ...

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