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'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......

BJP wins 7 out of 12 mayoral posts in UP

Maintaining its dominance in urban local bodies, Bhartiya Janata Party has won seven of 12 Mayoral posts in municipal corporations in three-tier elections in Uttar Pradesh. As vote-counting was in......

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......

Smart cities to attract over Rs 2 trillion investment in 5 years

A minimum investment of Rs 2 lakh crore (Rs 2 trillion) will flow in over the next five years for development of urban areas across the country, with nearly half the amount coming in from state and......

Rs 1 lakh crore approved for urban renewal plan

The rejuvenation mission will be implemented in 500 cities and towns each with a population of 100,000 and aboveThe Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a project to develop 100 smart cities and......

Cabinet earmarks Rs 100 trillion for 100 smart cities

Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to NDA government's flagship 100 smart cities project and the new urban renewal mission with a total outlay of about Rs one lakh crore (Rs 1 trillion). A......

'If I am offered a film with Salman, I would ask the world to pinch me'

'I didn’t think a person with my body type would be acceptable (in the film industry) even though I was comfortable with my weight.' Dum Laga Ke Haisha's Bhumi Pednekar gets ready for......

Review: Dishkiyaoon shoots itself in the foot

The comic punches in Dishkiyaoon are too few and far between, plot twists make little sense and are saddled with glaring loopholes, writes Nishi Tiwari. 'Is chharre ko pistol mein daal, trigger......

Review: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag disappoints

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag lacks clarity and coherence, writes Sukanya Verma.You know the thing about unfortunate run-outs in cricket? Sometimes a batsman inching closer towards a knockout innings runs so......

Why the once legendary football clubs of Kolkata are fading

Bogged down by inefficient administration and unable to attract financing, the once legendary football clubs of Kolkata are fading into irrelevance Odafe Okolie, right, trains with Jose Barreto,......
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BJD sweeps Ranpurcivic body polls

BHUBANESWAR: The BJD on Wednesday registered a thumping victory in Ranpur Notified Area Council (NAC) elections, held a day before. With... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/BJD-sweeps-Ranpurcivic-body-polls/articleshow/47184861.cms
Ushering in the smart revolution

Economic growth across sectors and rising opportunities are driving an urbanisation boom across the country. A report by consultancy firm McKinsey... ...

http://www.ibef.org/blogs/ushering-in-the-smart-revolution
When messengers shoot the message

ByBasharat Peer Apart from insensitivity and boisterousness, it was the combination of jingoism and the relentless advertising of... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=11666
Man killed as toilet roof collapses

An unidentified youth was crushed to death when the roof of a public toilet in north Delhi's Jahangirpuri collapsed on Wednesday afternoon.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/476128/man-killed-toilet-roof-collapses.html
BJP smiling

Bengaluru: The BJP which had ruled the city for five years, has taken a clear edge in the battle for the prestigious civic body. Even before the... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150507/nation-politics/article/bbmp-poll-campaign-bjp-smiling

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