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Oct 27, 2017
After Ghazipur landfill fire, NGT asks Delhi govt to convene meeting of stakeholders to avoid similar incidentsThe National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi chief secretary to convene a meeting of stakeholders to ensure that the landfill sites in the city do not catch fire and add to pollution.
Sep 22, 2017
Smart cities to have digital "brain centres": Union Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker MishraThe 'brain centres' of the Smart Cities are for ensuring effective coordination in the functioning of various agencies of urban local bodies.
Sep 06, 2017
India backs creation of UN outfit to coordinate world's activities for urban developmentIndia has expressed support for the creation of UN-Urban, an outfit to coordinate the world body's activities for urban development.
Aug 17, 2017
Union Cabinet approves the new Metro Rail policy; makes private partnership mandatoryThe Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved its Metro Rail Policy 2017 focusing on compact urban development, cost reduction and multi-modal integration.
Jul 18, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle likely in Monsoon Session: Venkaiah Naidu's nomination vacates two key portfoliosNaidu, whose candidature as the NDA's vice presidential candidate was announced on Monday, currently holds charge of the ministries of Information and Broadcasting and Urban Development.
Apr 03, 2017
Madhya Pradesh CM launches MP e-nagarpalika, a mobile app for 370 services of civic bodiesOver 370 services of civic bodies will now be available online round the clock in Madhya Pradesh through a mobile app.
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.
Dec 25, 2016
Delhi's Kathputli Colony demolition: Residents protest the loss of homes, and a way of lifeAs approximately 2800 families to be relocated from Delhi’s well known Kathputli Colony in Shadipur await their new homes, and lose their old ones, photographer Sanjukta Basu is on hand to document the transition
Jul 27, 2016
By 2050, 60 percent population of the country to live in cities: Rao Inderjit SinghAbout 60 per cent population of the country will live in cities by 2050 as India's rate of urbanisation is "dramatic", Minister of State for Urban Development Rao Inderjit Singh said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
Jun 07, 2016
Are Indian cities ready for the coming migration wave?Do Indian cities have the wherewithal to be resilient in the face of such unprecedented migration?