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Mar 23, 2017
Interest subsidy scheme for housing gives preference to women: 10 points to knowThe scheme has a preference for women with "overriding preference to widows, single working women, persons belonging to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, backward classes, differently abled and transgender people"
Mar 02, 2017
Karnataka govt scraps Bengaluru steel flyover project in a major victory to citizens' protestsIn a major victory to protesting Bengaluru residents, the Karnataka government on Thursday decided to withdraw the steel flyover project connecting Chalukya circle to the Hebbal flyover. Reports suggest that Karnataka Urban Development minister KJ george will soon announce the decision in public.
Feb 28, 2017
Government proposes 6-fold hike in urban reform incentive fundThese set of reforms were recommended by a group of secretaries for bringing in transformation in the urban sector.
Feb 19, 2017
Nagaland CM TR Zeliang steps down; MLAs meet on Monday, Neiphiu Rio likely to take overAfter a long agitation from various tribal bodies and civil society groups of Nagaland, Cheif Minister TR Zeliang has finally decided to resign from his post on Sunday,
Feb 19, 2017
BMC Election 2017: Here's how India's richest civic body can adapt to the 21st CenturyIn 2016, Mumbai-based NGO Free a Billion put forth a draft bill to change the way the city — particularly its municipal corporation — is run
Feb 13, 2017
Full text: Nagaland CM TR Zeliang addresses state on All India Radio, calls for end of strike, violenceAs total shutdown called by tribal bodies in Nagaland continue to affect normal life, chief minister TR Zeliang released an emotional statement aired on the All India Radio on Monday with the aim to clarify his stand on the issue of reservation for women in urban local bodies election.
Feb 04, 2017
Nagaland unrest: Violent protests against women’s quota highlight dominance of patriarchy in the stateRecent spurts of violence to subvert the implementation of a quota for women in Nagaland’s urban civic bodies reflects the state’s gender insensitivity.
Feb 03, 2017
Nagaland unrest has spurred Naga unity in state, with far-reaching implications in storeEven though the bodies of the two slain protesters were finally buried at a public place in Kohima, Nagaland, it does not mean that agitation will come to rest.
Jan 28, 2017
Nagaland civic polls: State faces shutdown as govt to hold elections with 33% quota for womenCivic polls in Nagaland has been boycotted by tribal groups in the state, on account of the government’s decision to reserve 33 percent seats for women in it.
Jan 27, 2017
Smart Cities need access to external funding; here's how Arun Jaitley can do it in budgetThe total investment required as per the Smart City proposals of 60 cities is estimated at Rs 1.34 lakh crore or approximately $20 billion