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Half the Vote: A sarpanch in Gujarat credits her husband and Modi for development in her village 22.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In Porbandar’s Rana Bordi village, Laxmiben Mori is the head of her panchayat only on paper.
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Paresh Rawal, Ahmedabad East: Actor MP who courted more controversy than appreciation 21.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Paresh Rawal has played several iconic roles in both mainstream and parallel cinema. But as the MP from Ahmedabad East, his performance leaves a lot to be desired. He had a dismal attendance and participation record in Parliament. As his tenure comes to end and with no desires to stand for a second term, he will be remembered for the controversies that he has generated than for his constituency work.
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Principal Secretary inspects Takyel estate 21.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Principal Secretary inspects Takyel estate
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Tale of a dying lake: Hyderabad’s Kudi Kunta 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Once upon a time, Kudi Kunta lake was a drinking water source - how did it get to be a stinking cesspool?
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Across the world, privately owned cities have everything – except accountability 18.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A privatised city is easier to build because it removes power from people and communities and centralises it into the hands of one person or corporation.
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In Gujarat, lands for which Narmada dam was built reel under drought even as factories get water 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say all the water is going to cities and factories while the Kutch and Saurashtra regions are parched.
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Residents quiz South Chennai candidates on their plans for the constituency 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Representatives of the Federation of OMR Residents Associations (FOMRRA) organised a meeting with candidates of South Chennai to address the various issues plaguing the constituency.
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D K Suresh, Bangalore Rural: Focused on water supply and farmers’ causes 15.4.2019 Citizen Matters
D K Suresh, a two-time MP from Bangalore Rural, is contesting on a Congress ticket from the constituency again. Suresh's performance in parliament this term was above average. However, his assets have also spiked over the last five years
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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Basai is a perfect example of what is wrong with India’s urban planning 14.4.2019 Scroll.in
India’s urban planners and citizens seem wedded to the notion that land not used for a tangible purpose is ‘wasted space’.
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Modi promises separate Ministry for “Jal Shakti” 13.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Ramanathapuram/Theni Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said there will be a separate ministry for “Jal Shakthi” after his government once again assumes office after this Lok Sabha polls. Addressing a public meeting here, he said after May 23, when the Modi government will once again assume office, there will be a separate Ministry […]
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K N Ramachandran, Sriperumbudur: Ears on the ground but poor record in debates 13.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Sriperumbudur voters, if you are wondering what your MP K N Ramachandran has done in the last five years -- how he used his local area development (MPLAD) funds, or the issues that he raised in Parliament -- here's a report card.
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Solve basic needs first: voters tell candidates 11.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Solve basic needs first: voters tell candidates
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Voters’ dilemma: Who should my MP be? 10.4.2019 Citizen Matters
As elections get underway, are you still confused about why you should vote and for whom? What can an MP do for you if his party does not stand a chance at the Centre? Should you vote in view of a Prime Ministerial candidate? All those tricky questions answered right here...
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Vikramaditya college students distributed pots for birds 9.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, National Service Scheme students of Vikramaditya College have kept Sakore (clay vessels) on trees and distributed them to the passers-by in MP Nagar and surroundings to conserve birds by processing awareness rally. Actually, many birds die due to scarcity of food and potable water during summer. Birds have to wander for water till […]
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Chennai North demands facilities at par with the rest of the city 9.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A complete list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections this year from the Chennai North parliamentary constituency and the issues that voters feel most acutely about.
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Polling personnel dispatched 9.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Polling personnel dispatched
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In the news for heavy rains every year, why is Mumbai still water-deficient? 6.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Mumbai currently sources 3.8 billion litres of water per day from seven dams built over lakes in neighbouring districts. It is also familiar with seasonal water cuts. But why does a city with abundant monsoons and flooding every year have such unstable water supply?
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Sustainable development by optimal harnessing of scarce resources of water, air, energy, land, biodiversity and use of new technologies need of the hour: Durga Shanker Mishra 5.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Green Urban Areas play an important role in the social and natural sustainability and improve quality of life. This was the focus of a National Seminar on “Greenery and Landscaping” organized by the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) here today, as a part of its continued effort for green and clean sustainable development The Seminar was inaugurated by Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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