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Punjab Municipal Elections: Polls see 71.39% voter turnout amid stray incidents of violence, EVM snags
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Punjab Municipal Elections: Polls see 71.39% voter turnout amid stray incidents of violence, EVM snags

The AAP accused the Congress of booth-capturing in Samana, Rajpura, Dhuri, Abohar and Bhikhiwind, a charge the ruling party denied

Punjab Municipal Elections 2021 Updates: Voting in urban local body polls concludes; results to be declared on 17 Feb
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Punjab Municipal Elections 2021 Updates: Voting in urban local body polls concludes; results to be declared on 17 Feb

Punjab Municipal Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly Harpal Singh Cheema made the remark amid allegations against the Congress of 'booth-capturing and inciting violence' by the AAP and SAD

Punjab civic body polls: Voting to be held today between 8 am to 4 pm; 9,222 candidates in the fray for 2,302 wards
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Punjab civic body polls: Voting to be held today between 8 am to 4 pm; 9,222 candidates in the fray for 2,302 wards

The Punjab State Election Commission said it has set up 4,102 polling stations for Punjab civic body polls, of which, 1,708 have been declared as sensitive and 861 as hypersensitive

Decentralised urban governance a far cry in most Indian cities, shows NGO Praja Foundation's urban governance index
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Decentralised urban governance a far cry in most Indian cities, shows NGO Praja Foundation's urban governance index

Odisha ranks first in Praja Foundation's Urban Governance Index with a score of 56.86, followed by Maharashtra (55.15) and Chhattisgarh (49.68)

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala's decentralised urban governance structure holds lessons for tackling pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala's decentralised urban governance structure holds lessons for tackling pandemic

In 1994, Kerala implemented the 74th Constitution Amendment and gave an impetus to decentralisation of governance.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre allows neighbourhood and standalone shops to reopen; curbs in hotspots, containment zones remain
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre allows neighbourhood and standalone shops to reopen; curbs in hotspots, containment zones remain

However, the order signed by Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, made it clear that shops in market places, multi-brand and single brand malls located in municipality areas shall continue to remain closed till 3 May.

Govt approves 2,636 new charging stations in 62 cities under FAME India scheme for e-vehicle push: Prakash Javadekar
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Govt approves 2,636 new charging stations in 62 cities under FAME India scheme for e-vehicle push: Prakash Javadekar

The Department of Heavy Industry had invited the expressions of interest from entities for availing incentives under the FAME India Scheme Phase II for deploying charging stations within cities.

'You're unable to clear garbage from schools, what education will you impart': Delhi HC raps AAP govt, municipal corporations
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'You're unable to clear garbage from schools, what education will you impart': Delhi HC raps AAP govt, municipal corporations

What kind of education will you impart, if you are unable to remove garbage from your schools — the Delhi High Court asked the AAP government and the MCDs.

Dengue, malaria deaths rise in Delhi despite growing health expenditure and claims of health revolution
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Dengue, malaria deaths rise in Delhi despite growing health expenditure and claims of health revolution

Despite rising expenditure in the health sector, both communicable and non-communicable diseases continue to claim lives in rather big numbers, shows white paper on Delhi’s health sector released by Praja Foundation on Thursday.

79 chikungunya, 24 dengue cases in Delhi in 2017, AAP blames BJP for misrule
India

79 chikungunya, 24 dengue cases in Delhi in 2017, AAP blames BJP for misrule

At least 79 cases of chikungunya and 24 cases of dengue have been reported in Delhi just three months since 1 January, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation has said.

BJP sweeps Maharashtra municipal and ZP polls: Fadnavis accepted as the face of the state
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BJP sweeps Maharashtra municipal and ZP polls: Fadnavis accepted as the face of the state

A major factor for the statewide acceptance of the BJP is the charismatic and clean image of Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis.

Swachh Bharat cess deployment: Budget needs to address connect between citizens and municipalities
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Swachh Bharat cess deployment: Budget needs to address connect between citizens and municipalities

Approximately Rs 6,900 crore have already been collected under the Swachh Bharat cess, and hence the deployment of the fund collected is crucial

Maharashtra civic polls: Election dates to be announced soon, but no word on BJP-Sena alliance
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Maharashtra civic polls: Election dates to be announced soon, but no word on BJP-Sena alliance

After the announcement of the election schedule for five states — Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur — the election code of conduct for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will be announced in the next 48 hours.

PM Modi does not have Alladin's djin, smart city money can't be spent on other things: Venkaiah Naidu
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PM Modi does not have Alladin's djin, smart city money can't be spent on other things: Venkaiah Naidu

Sending a clear message that money allotted for the Smart City project cannot be used for other purposes, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that "everything will be watched and observed".

Court to hear plea against Arvind Kejriwal over MCD claims on 17 February
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Court to hear plea against Arvind Kejriwal over MCD claims on 17 February

A court in New Delhi on Wednesday fixed 17 February for hearing a complaint filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking lodging of an FIR against him for allegedly misleading the people by stating that municipal corporations are not under the AAP government's control.

Civic body announces 20% water cut in Mumbai due to low levels in reservoirs
Mumbai

Civic body announces 20% water cut in Mumbai due to low levels in reservoirs

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) on Wednesday imposed a 20 per cent water cut on the financial capital due to low levels in reservoirs.

Now, Maharashtra officials can be fined for delaying services to citizens
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Now, Maharashtra officials can be fined for delaying services to citizens

Maharashtra Government has drafted a legislation, under which its officials could face a penalty of up to Rs 5,000 if they fail to provide services to citizens within a designated time.

AAP slams BJP-led municipal corporations in Delhi for 'miserable conditions of cleanliness'
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AAP slams BJP-led municipal corporations in Delhi for 'miserable conditions of cleanliness'

Aam Aadmi Party on attacked the BJP-led three municipal corporations for "miserable" condition of cleanliness in Delhi and said it will showcase the civic body as BJP's "model of governance" during the campaign for the upcoming Assembly polls.

Remove illegal hoardings within a day: Bombay HC tells civic bodies
Mumbai

Remove illegal hoardings within a day: Bombay HC tells civic bodies

Toughening its stand on illegal hoardings mushrooming across the state, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed municipal corporations and district councils to remove them within a day.