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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......

Mass exodus: 400 million people headed to cash-strapped Indian cities

The time is ripe for debate on city governments in India While local governments in China get 25% of total public revenue, it is only 3% in India, indicating the parlous state of finances in......

A 10-step approach toward making cities real smart

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of making 100 smart cities must be enabled with the latest technology and of course infrastructure. Image: Monsoon clouds loom over Mumbai's skyline.......

Smart City project & key schemes set for launch next month

Image: Monsoon clouds loom over Mumbai's skyline. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters  Union Urban Development Ministry's flagship programmes - Smart City project, Atal Mission for Urban......

'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......

Soccer eases life in Jordan refugee camp, until goal dispute!

‘Playing helps me forget the war, the bombs, the rockets and the children who were killed’ Syrian refugee children play in the Zaatari refugee camp. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty......

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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Stage set for MLC poll in Prakasam

Comment · print · T T T+· T- All arrangements have been put in place for the MLC election for local body constituency in Praksam... ...

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Expressway set to flood again as rains arrive

GURGAON: The problem of waterlogging may plague the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway this year too as the NHAI is still working on building a longitudinal... ...

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State to give 10 names for smart cities project

Maharashtra will recommend to the Centre by July end 10 potential cities for the smart cities project. Cities capable of raising funds to the tune... ...

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Happy birthday, Mr MC

By Invitation Shekhar Krishnan It is a year of missed anniversaries in Mumbai. The downpour which shut down the city on 19 June not only forced... ...

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Gaps of JNNURM to be fulfilled by Centre's AMRUT, claims Municipal Corporation of Lucknow

LUCKNOW: The gaps of UPA's JNNURM (Jawaharlal Nehru National urban Renewal Mission) scheme would be filled in by the NDA's AMRUT (Atal Mission for... ...

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