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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......

Cost of building one smart city? It's a whopping Rs 1000 crore

In the first phase 15-20 cities are expected to get selected for development. Each city selected under the smart city project could require central funding of Rs 1,000 crore over the next 10 years,......

Why Jaitley must allocate more funds to states in the Budget

Many of India’s 29 states are large emerging markets in themselves: Uttar Pradesh has more people than Brazil; Maharashtra is as populous as Mexico. Image: The upcoming Budget gives Finance......

Smart city challenge: Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, are you ready?

At a time when the world is talking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of developing ‘100 smart cities’ to accommodate the burgeoning population of India, we take a......

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......

Review: 22 Female Kottayam is interesting

Paresh C Palicha says that director Ashique Abu adds a distinct style to his direction with 22 Female KottayamIt is only occasionally that a film jolts you and keeps you riveted to the screen. This......

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,......

Ten Tottenham fans injured in Rome attack

Ten supporters of English soccer club Tottenham Hotspur were injured, one of them seriously, during an attack in Rome in the early hours of Thursday ahead of a Europa League match against Serie A......
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IAS officers presence in ex-CM's birthday bash criticised

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Opposition parties, led by DMK, condemn the act The 67th birthday celebration of former Chief Minister... ...

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Bengal civic poll tactic

Calcutta, Feb. 27: The Bengal cabinet today approved merging the Rajarhat-Gopalpur and Bidhannagar municipalities to create a civic corporation, a... ...

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The way forward

Union Ministry of Urban Development has released new guidelines on urban and regional development plans formulation and implementation, writes K.A.... ...

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Government urged to save Kaanu forest from encroachment

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Shankara Sharma, environmentalist from Mysuru, at an interactive session on climate change and its control... ...

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Mexico`s `I`m tired now` attorney general steps down

Mexico City: Mexico`s much-maligned attorney general, who has faced public anger over the investigation into the presumed slaughter of 43 students,... ...

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