User: governance Topic: India Urban Governance
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Last updated: Jul 15 2019 18:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A review like never before: Watch what comedian Atul Khatri has to say about the garbage in Mumbai 15.7.2019 Scroll.in
Atul Khatri is back with a ‘disturbing review’ of the garbage on Juhu beach.
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Cloudburst triggers flood in Arunachal 10.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Cloudburst triggers flood in Arunachal
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Budget Speech Summary – Part A 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian economy becoming a 3 trillion dollar economy this year with World’s 3rd  largest economy in terms of Purchasing Power Parity, government’s intention to invest Rs. 100 lakh crore in infrastructure in next 5 years, enhaced target of over one lakh 5,000 crore of disinvestment in 2019-20, proposal to provide Rs.70,000 crore to PSBs to boost credit, doubling of food security budget in last 5 years, faster adoption of Electric vehicles with an outlay of Rs.10,000 crore, opening of 18 new Indian diplomatic missions in Africa, development of 17 iconic Tourism Sites into world class tourist destinations and issuance of new series of coins of 1,2,5,10 & 20 rupees are some of the key highlights of the Union Budget 2019-20 presented to Parliament by Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today.
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Key Highlights of Union Budget 2019-20 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows:   10-point Vision for the decade Building Team India with Jan Bhagidari: Minimum Government Maximum Governance.
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“Forget BBMP, Bengaluru needs a strong metropolitan government instead” 2.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Since BBMP is unfit to manage Bengaluru's problems, it should be replaced by a strong authority that governs the entire Bangalore Metropolitan region. This authority should include the chief minister, Bengaluru MLAs and MPs too, opines retired IAS officer V Balasubramanian
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Delhi’s water crisis could be reversed – but every resident will have to pitch in to stop wastage 1.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
From complying with rain-water harvesting rules to shunning RO filters, every individual can make a difference.
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2020 is around the corner, can we stop Delhi from running dry? 24.6.2019 Citizen Matters
If a 2018 Niti Aayog report is to be believed, the capital is among 21 Indian cities that look poised to run out of groundwater by next year. Here’s what has brought Delhi to this ominous brink, and what needs to be done to avert Doomsday.
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Overdraft neutralised, RBI ban lifted 22.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Overdraft neutralised, RBI ban lifted
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To go zero-waste, this may be Chennai’s best bet 17.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Chennai Corporation has initiated a zero-waste plan for the city, but for any initiative to work from the ground up, the government isn’t necessarily the best placed to complete the entire cycle by itself. Can our city go circular to successfully crack the waste puzzle?
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Pollution endangers historic Jor Pukhuri 17.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pollution endangers historic Jor Pukhuri
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Bhopal all set to become ‘smart’, even if hot and barren! 11.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Countless trees have already gone under the axe and several thousands are at risk in Bhopal's Tatiya Tope Nagar, where a government housing project under the Smart Cities Mission is in progress. Environmentalists fume at the toll that such projects are taking.
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Rs 550 crore spent on clean up, yet Ludhiana’s polluted Buddha Nulla only grows more toxic 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Buddha Nulla, formerly Buddha Dariya, symbolises Ludhiana's decay; its water grows more polluted and contaminated with carcinogens as governments fail to curb dumping and spend crores in sporadic cleaning efforts.
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Narengi-Noonmati area lacks basic civic amenities 6.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Narengi-Noonmati area lacks basic civic amenities
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State Level Workshop on ODF, ODF+ and ODF++ starts 28.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
State Level Workshop on ODF, ODF+ and ODF++ starts
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Dumping waste right into Bhagirathi: What Uttarkashi’s garbage problem tells us 21.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Uttarakhand generates approximately 1406 Tons of solid waste per day and none of this is getting treated. It is high time we address this huge challenge faced by cities and towns of Himalayan Uttarakhand.
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TMC ward member welfare association decries 21.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
TMC ward member welfare association decries
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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“People want an educated leader who listens to their grievances”: Raghav Chadha, AAP candidate 9.5.2019 Citizen Matters
On May 7th, Aam Aadmi Party’s South Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Raghav Chadha unveiled the manifesto for his constituency. Over a quick chat on one of his campaign trails, he shared more details about what his party aims to achieve.
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What can Chennai learn from Kerala and Bengaluru on citizen participation in urban governance? 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The divergent models followed by Kerala and Bengaluru to ensure participation of citizens in ward committees can hold vital learning for Chennai, where citizens seek a greater say in local governance.
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Delhi just got three new mayors, but can they change anything for the city? 30.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Amid the din of the Lok Sabha election campaigns, Delhi witnessed a silent but significant change of baton at the post of three mayors of the South, East and North municipal corporations. However, given the power dynamics in the capital, the road ahead for city administration under the new leaders hardly looks promising.
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