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Varanasi bridge collapse: Technical committee pegs failure to cast cross beams as reason for accident
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Varanasi bridge collapse: Technical committee pegs failure to cast cross beams as reason for accident

Failure to cast cross beams for locking the girders led to the collapse of a portion of a Railway Over-Bridge (ROB) in Varanasi in May.

'Why have you not taken action against Satyendar Jain?': BJP asks Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
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'Why have you not taken action against Satyendar Jain?': BJP asks Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

The BJP on Wednesday asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal why he has not taken action against his minister Satyendar Jain, who has been booked for alleged corruption.

CBI raids Satyendra Jain's residence for hiring professionals for various projects, AAP cries foul
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CBI raids Satyendra Jain's residence for hiring professionals for various projects, AAP cries foul

CBI raided the residence of Minister Satyendra Jain in connection with hiring of creative teams for Mohalla clinics, schools and other such programmes.

Varanasi flyover collapse: Yogi Adityanath orders proceedings for strict action against seven officials
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Varanasi flyover collapse: Yogi Adityanath orders proceedings for strict action against seven officials

Yogi Adityanath has ordered proceedings for strict penal action against Rajan Mittal and six others in connection with the Varanasi flyover collapse.

Madhya Pradesh farm crisis: Unseasonal hail flatten standing crops in 984 villages, CM orders survey of affected regions
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Madhya Pradesh farm crisis: Unseasonal hail flatten standing crops in 984 villages, CM orders survey of affected regions

The chief minister said that lists of farmers, who have been affected by the hailstorms, should be put up on the walls of panchayat bhavans and other public places, he said.

Maharashtra to build new prison in Mumbai; decks cleared to acquire 52,000 sq mt plot at Mankhurd suburb
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Maharashtra to build new prison in Mumbai; decks cleared to acquire 52,000 sq mt plot at Mankhurd suburb

Maharashtra government will get 52,000 sq mt plot at Mandale village near Mankhurd next month for the construction of the new prison

India, Nepal reach agreement to resolve border issues, reconstruct damaged pillars along boundary
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India, Nepal reach agreement to resolve border issues, reconstruct damaged pillars along boundary

India and Nepal have reached an agreement to resolve differences on reconstructing damaged pillars along the mutual border and clearing the encroachment on the "No Man's Land," an Indian official said on Monday.

Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde denies allegations on Samruddhi E-way, says land wasn't forcefully acquired
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Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde denies allegations on Samruddhi E-way, says land wasn't forcefully acquired

Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday informed the Legislative Council that not even an inch of land for the proposed Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway was acquired forcefully.

Arvind Kejriwal says not enough done to bolster women security even after Delhi gangrape
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Arvind Kejriwal says not enough done to bolster women security even after Delhi gangrape

Recalling the infamous 2012 16 December gangrape incident, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday lamented that not enough has been towards bolstering the security of women.

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal signs new order empowering varsity vice-chancellors to spend upto Rs 5 cr
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Delhi L-G Anil Baijal signs new order empowering varsity vice-chancellors to spend upto Rs 5 cr

The Delhi government has given financial powers to vice-chancellors of state-funded universities to spend up to Rs five crore for any new work

Delhi L-G  Anil Baijal approves order allowing vice-chancellors to spend up to Rs 5 crore in urgent works
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Delhi L-G Anil Baijal approves order allowing vice-chancellors to spend up to Rs 5 crore in urgent works

The Delhi government has given financial powers to vice-chancellors of state-funded universities to spend up to Rs five crore for any new work

Delhi air pollution: Environment secretary to send Whatsapp alerts on severe pollution
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Delhi air pollution: Environment secretary to send Whatsapp alerts on severe pollution

Delhi environment department secretary will sound an alarm on Whatsapp if Air Quality Index (AQI) crosses a particular mark

Anil Baijal asks Public Works Department to launch a mobile app for residents to report potholes
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Anil Baijal asks Public Works Department to launch a mobile app for residents to report potholes

The LG advised there should be a mobile application through which residents could upload photographs of potholes for the agency concerned to repair.

Rs 3,000-cr assigned for re-tendering 329 km of roads in Nagaland by December: Same firm spent Rs 1,000 crore last time
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Rs 3,000-cr assigned for re-tendering 329 km of roads in Nagaland by December: Same firm spent Rs 1,000 crore last time

A private firm that had spent about Rs 1,000 crore for laying 329 km of roads in Nagaland, with little visible results on the ground, will again be in the running when the project is re-tendered next month, with the cost having tripled to Rs 3,000 crore, according to officials.

Manish Sisodia blames bureaucrats and L-G office of hiding information, obstructing government schemes
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Manish Sisodia blames bureaucrats and L-G office of hiding information, obstructing government schemes

In a leaked order, both Manish Sisodia and Satyender Jain mentioned that several matters of urgent and great public importance were dealt behind the back of the Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi

Goa govt orders probe over bribery charges for NHAI contracts involving US-based CDM Smith
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Goa govt orders probe over bribery charges for NHAI contracts involving US-based CDM Smith

Goa public works minister Sudin Dhavalikar on Thursday said he has ordered an inquiry to find out if any state government official took "bribe" from the US-based CDM Smith Inc for highway construction contract

Assam floods: Death toll reaches 22, Sarbananda Sonowal sends 8 ministers to survey affected areas
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Assam floods: Death toll reaches 22, Sarbananda Sonowal sends 8 ministers to survey affected areas

With reports of three more deaths, the total death toll in this year's floods reached 22 across the state on Friday.

PWD scam: Arvind Kejriwal says he will probe irregularities in road, sewer works
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PWD scam: Arvind Kejriwal says he will probe irregularities in road, sewer works

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said he will get probed alleged irregularities in road and sewer development works by the Public Works Department.

AAP writes to Delhi L-G, alleges state govt officers 'openly threatened' by BJP
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AAP writes to Delhi L-G, alleges state govt officers 'openly threatened' by BJP

In the wake of PWD slapping a fine of Rs 27 lakh on the AAP, the party has alleged that Delhi govt officers are being "openly threatened" by BJP.

Puducherry plans to emerge as open defecation-free on 2 October
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Puducherry plans to emerge as open defecation-free on 2 October

Puducherry PWD Minister A Namassivayam on Wednesday said the entire Union Territory would be declared 'open defecation free' on 2 October