User: governance Topic: India Urban Governance
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Last updated: May 18 2019 22:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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In a slum near Mumbai’s Deonar dumping ground, life is a constant health battle 25.4.2019 Scroll.in
The sewers in the area are overflowing and the air pungent, and yet, there seems to be no political will to make a difference.
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In a scene filled with celebs & political bigwigs, AAP confident of making mark in Delhi 24.4.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The electoral landscape of Delhi in the Lok Sabha elections may be dotted with political heavyweights and celebrities fielded by BJP and Congress but in the three-cornered contest in the National capital in the seven Parliamentary seats, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party feels that it has an edge over mainstream parties due to […]
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People in this Mumbai slum barely make it to 40; here’s why 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
For decades, waste has been Mumbai's teeming, unsolvable problem. Slums around the city's dumping ground are now Asia's largest, exposing ragpickers and the general population to serious health risks. All plans and commitments to waste management, meanwhile, appear figurative.
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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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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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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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Tamil Nadu women are upset with AIADMK for neglecting the schemes Jayalalithaa started 11.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Women voters, who outnumber male voters in the state, feel the Palaniswami government has abandoned welfare schemes directed at them.
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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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Mumbai: BMC worker killed, four injured after allegedly inhaling poisonous fumes inside manhole 18.3.2019 Scroll.in
The men were trtying to repair a pipeline inside the manhole near Girgaon’s Nana Chowk when they fell unconscious.
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‘Mere Pyare Prime Minister’ movie review: Sluggish storytelling lays waste to good intentions 15.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A boy from a Mumbai slum dreams of building a toilet for his mother in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s movie.
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MAHUD Minister hails people as State town bags top awards in Swachh Survekshan 2019 8.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
MAHUD Minister hails people as State town bags top awards in Swachh Survekshan 2019
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How Mumbai’s sanitation workers fought the municipal corporation – and won 4.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A trade union movement has used both legal strategies and confrontational methods to organise Dalit workers on contracts.
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The Daily Fix: By washing the feet of sanitation workers, Narendra Modi merely mocks their plight 26.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Santiation workers in India are not heroes but victims of the caste system.
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Amrut Cities--Municipal Corporations of Raigarh, Ambikapur, and Kumbakonam Bag Top Swachhata Excellence Awards 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
            AMRUT cities and Municipal Corporationsof Raigarh, Ambikapur and Kumbakonamhavebagged the first, second and third prizes respectively of Swachhata Excellence awards 2019. Nagar PalikaParishadJashpur Nagar, Malappuram Municipality, and Nagar PalikaParishadSurajpurhave claimed the prizesin the category of Statutory Towns.
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India signs Legal Agreements with the World Bank for First Programmatic Water Supply and Sewerage Service Delivery Reform Development Policy Loan for Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India, Government of Himachal Pradesh (GoHP) and the World Bank signed here today a $40 Million Loan Agreement to help bring clean and reliable drinking water to the citizens of the Greater Shimla area, who have been facing severe water shortages and water-borne epidemics over the last few years.
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Data analysis: Government’s flagship schemes for urban development have fallen far short of targets 1.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Barely 7% to 20% of the central assistance earmarked for the three flagship schemes has been used since their launch.
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