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Dec 17, 2018
Cabinet Secretariat steps in as mounting litigation stalls Rs 1.5 lakh cr worth of infra projects, leading to delays, cost overrunsAmong the ministries that have been asked to submit details, Ministry of Railways with over 66,000 pending cases contributes the highest number.
Dec 12, 2018
Firstpost Salon | In the discourse on urban development, architects must not remain in the periphery : In conversation with Sameep PadoraWhile aiming to produce Shanghai's and Hong Kong's out of our Indian cities, have we forgotten that it is the people who ought to be at the heart of urban development? Architect Sameep Padora, who believes that politics and architecture are not always mutually exclusive, speaks to us about the importance of strengthening local systems in the cities, and why architects must not be pushed to the periphery when bureaucrats talk about urban development.
Nov 13, 2018
Conditions in Jammu highlight the sewage crisis underlying our Swachh BharatIndia has the capacity to treat only 37 percent of the sewage generated in urban areas.
Oct 31, 2018
World Cities Day: From safest to least liveable, take this quiz to check your knowledge about global citiesWorld Cities Day is observed on 31 October. The concept was first brought about by United Nations.
Aug 30, 2018
UP sees sharp fall in encephalitis cases this year; health minister credits 'concerted efforts of six departments'A total of 1,427 Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) were reported till 9 August, 2018 in the state which led to 111 deaths. There over 5,400 cases in 2017, leading to 748 deaths, and 4,353 cases and 715 deaths in 2016.
Apr 21, 2018
Democracy In India Part 5: Cities are drivers of democratic change, secure rights and liberties of individualsCities are drivers of economic growth and social progress. In democracies, cities engender exponential awareness of democratic rights.
Dec 31, 2017
Nitin Patel agrees to take charge after Amit Shah assures him of a portfolio fitting his 'stature'A brewing crisis in the Gujarat government seems to have blown over after Amit Shah reached out to sulking Nitin Patel, who had delayed taking charge over not getting portfolios of his choice in the new Cabinet.
Dec 30, 2017
Out of Rs 9,860 crore released for 60 cities under Smart City Mission, only Rs 645 crore used so far, reveals dataOut of Rs 9,860 crore released to 60 cities under the Smart City Mission only seven percent, or about Rs 645 crore, have been utilised so far
Dec 23, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal not invited for inauguration of Delhi Metro's Magenta Line; Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath to attendThe inauguration ceremony of the Noida-Kalkaji metro service does not include the name of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal
Nov 23, 2017
Linking Aadhaar to real estate deals: Why it is need of the hour to bring benami transactions to lightImmovable properties remain impervious to Aadhaar scrutiny which is why the Urban Development Minister has mooted this suggestion