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Jul 04, 2019
Mumbai airport's main runway unlikely to resume full operations today as SpiceJet aircraft remains strandedOperations from the main runway of Mumbai airport, which has been shut since Monday night due to the skidding of a SpiceJet aircraft and the subsequent blocking of a part of the runway, is unlikely to resume Thursday, a source said
Jul 03, 2019
Mumbai rains play havoc with flight operations: City's airport must urgently focus on disaster recovery planUntil a new airport is constructed and operational, Mumbai airport will not only be the busiest in the world, but also one of the most congested and challenging
May 08, 2018
State of urban Bengaluru: Lakhs in slums, burning lakes, incessant traffic; lack of govt support compounds city's infrastructure woesThe infrastructure problems in Bengaluru have gone from bad to worse, with an increasing slum population, deteriorating water bodies and worsening traffic.
Dec 28, 2017
Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes law to protect unauthorised colonies, slums in Delhi NCRParliament passed a bill to protect slums & unauthorised colonies in Delhi NCR from punitive action till a framework for orderly arrangements was in place.
Oct 27, 2017
Massive fire breaks out in Mumbai’s Bandra slums; four, including one fireman, injuredA major fire broke out at Bandra's Garib Nagar slums in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon during a demolition drive and engulfed around 300 hutments
Oct 26, 2017
Five states home to over 50% of India's slums: Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu and Bihar top listThe top five states — Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu and Bihar — by number of slums per 100 households are also the only states/union territories with more than 10 percent of their population living in slums
Jun 22, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi slums to be open-defecation free by March, pucca houses by 2022Arvind Kejriwal reaffirmed that all slum clusters in the city will be made open defecation-free by March next year, promised to provide pucca houses by 2022
May 03, 2017
AAP in crisis: BJP's inability to fix Delhi's problems is the real hurdle in meeting its political ambitionsThe results of the MCD polls made the fault lines in the Aam Admi Party visible. But this does not ensure Bharatiya Janata Party a political success in the capital city as it has to tackle a number of burning issues related to the lives of the Delhites
Feb 21, 2017
BMC Election 2017: Unaffordable housing in Mumbai is something polls won’t changeThe rate of construction lags behind demand due to lack of funds and ill-thought policies and laws. What’s needed is the use of land more intensively, by reforming the land use policy, FSI, and developing a new underground mass transport system that would increase mobility in spite of high density.
Feb 20, 2017
BMC Election 2017: Shiv Sena and BJP play saffron politics to divide and conquer opposition partiesThe BMC goes to polls on Tuesday after a high decibel campaign during which the voices of opposition parties were inundated in the acrimony between the saffron allies turned ‘rivals’: the Shiv Sena and the BJP.