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  • Government rejects demand to convert Ajit Singh's residence into memorial

    Ajit Singh's supporters on Thursday clashed with police while protesting against Centre's move to evict him from official residence in Delhi, while the RLD chief demanded that the house be converted into a memorial to his father, former prime minister Charan Singh. "If you can not give the house to...

    Friday, 19 September 2014 - 5:25am
  • What happens when a whistleblower's identity is revealed?

    "If we were living in Uttar Pradesh or Bihar, we would have been murdered by now, and our killers would be roaming freely," says Arshad Fehmi, an RTI activist, who lives under police protection in Old Delhi's Walled City. Arshad (49) and his wife, Sheeba (43), are whistleblowers. They live in...

    Friday, 19 September 2014 - 5:15am
  • CPWD spends Rs51 lakh in Sonia Gandhi's house as electricity expense

    The money that you would pay for buying 1BHK house in a metro, is the money spent to fit and maintain electrical fittings at the house of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Electrical fittings, including halogen lights, ACs, etc at the 10 Janpath residence cost Central Public Works Department (CPWD) as...

    Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 5:45am
  • Amit Shah rents eight-bedroom government bungalow at just Rs 3,875 per month

    The Congress Party rents five bungalows in Delhi. The rent? Less than Rs3,00,000 per month. Even this meager rent for bungalows each of which can fetch at least Rs10 lakh in monthly rent has not been paid up fully. The Congress owes Rs six lakh in rent to the government. Welcome to the world of...

    Thursday, 4 September 2014 - 6:15am
  • 29 UPA party members are yet to vacate government accommodation

    Even after being out of power for threemonths, 29 UPA parliamentarians, including six former ministers areyet to vacant their government accommodation. The Directorate ofEstates has sent fresheviction notices to these members.

    Wednesday, 3 September 2014 - 5:15am
  • Major national highway project still await environment ministry's clearances

    Twenty eight major highway projects have hit a road block owing to clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forest. Some projects are as old as 2006.

    Monday, 1 September 2014 - 9:23am
  • 3 sub-cities in Varanasi's makeover plan

    Even though the government has yet to officially define what a 'smart city' is, it has finalied a smart city plan for Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh.

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 6:30am
  • Consultants start queuing up for helping in smart city projects

    Even before the urban development ministry finalises the contours of its smart city plan, real estate developers, IT and financial experts from India and East Asian counties have started queueing up outside the ministry. Consultants from Singapore, Taiwan, China, Korea and Japan have approached the...

    Friday, 29 August 2014 - 6:13am
  • NDA government’s GIFT to India

    The 100 smart cities project, which defines the grand ambition of the Narendra Modi government may not fully come to fruition but about 10 projects are likely to start during the tenure of this government. The target is to have 30 cities in 15 years. The project itself is conceived as a bypass to...

    Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 5:05am
  • Clean Ganga mission: Centre identifies 11 states to be linked to sewer network

    For making Modi's clean Ganga mission a success, the Centre government has identified 11 states along the river channel which will need to be connected with a dense sewer network before Ganga can be converted to a clean river. The Urban development ministry in a study conducted has identified 11...

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 7:30am