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Jolt to BJP in Chhattisgarh: Congress wins 7 of 11 urban bodies

In a major jolt to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Chhattisgarh, the party ceded seven out of ten urban bodies to the Congress and is trailing in another, with the opposition party bagging all......

Cong scores big in rural Gujarat panchayat polls, BJP retains hold in urban pockets

Out of power for 20 years, the Congress on Wednesday made a stunning comeback in the rural areas of Gujarat when it won 21 of the 31 district panchayats, while the Bharatiya Janata Party retained......

'Government of India should penalise Tamil Nadu government for floods'

'The Chennai floods in particular clearly show there is a nexus between corruption, disaster, destruction and death.' 'Urban development in India is the source of all corruption.'   Image:......

Chennai was lucky to get off lightly in this rain, not so the next time

Why did Chennai go under in the recent rains? R Ramasubramanian paints a familiar picture of dismal urban town planning, civic short-sightedness, and rampant development that caused the recent......

Shelter homes: Where did the Rs 1,078 cr go, SC asks Centre

The Supreme Court on Friday posed tough questions on allotment of Rs 1,078 crores under National Urban Livelihood Mission to states and asked the Centre to apprise it as to what happened to the......

Crippling story of India's urban infra projects

Of the 538 projects examined, 294 suffered from cost overruns, 303 from time overruns, and 166 projects suffered both time as well as cost overruns.     With the announcement of 20 names......

Mahindra KUV100 is an attractive compact SUV

"The Mahindra KUV100 offers a young design language with lots of urban appeal at a compelling price tag," finds Faisal Khan, MotorBeam.com.  Probably Mahindra's boldest attempt at producing a......

Regulatory hurdles slowing down transport projects

Urban mass transit authority to be set up; it will act as nodal agency for planning and coordination of project related works. Regulatory hurdles seem to be coming in the way of fast implementation......

Disaster risks grow, as India's cities flounder

Poor land-use planning, indiscriminate approvals of building plans and the absence of disaster-risk assessment in urban design have resulted in what experts term concentrated concretization,......

Why the Garden City is submerged under apathy

Many of the lakes in the city have 'disappeared' along with their water-spreads because of rapid and unbridled urbanisationA frothy lake in Bengaluru is a tourist attraction as shown on Google......

'Mastizaade is an outrageous film'

'Mastizaade is a very unrealistic film -- there are talking horses, flying wheelchairs and a lot of stupidity. So when you're doing that, you let go, let all inhibitions go.' Vir Das prepares......

'Soumitra Chatterjee is bigger than a Ray actor'

One of India's greatest actors -- someone who acted in 14 Satyajit Ray films -- doesn't get good movie roles anymore. IMAGE: Soumitra Chatterjee and Madhabi Mukherjee in Satyajit Ray's classic......

Emotional Djokovic wants to be his own man

Novak Djokovic plays guitar at the ANZ Jam Slam on Grand Slam Oval with a hologram of Aussie music star Keith Urban during the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park in Melbourne on January 25,......

DDCA gets yet another extension after taking legal recourse

IMAGE: New Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla cricket ground. Photograph: BCCI The faction-ridden Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA), on Thursday, got a one-day extension from the Board of Control......

BCCI gives DDCA January 28 deadline

IMAGE: New Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla cricket ground. Photograph: BCCI The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to give a day's extension to the beleaguered Delhi & Districts......
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Transfer of Huda sectors to MCG leave some happy, others worried

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