Swachh Bharat test: Can Kejriwal show a way out of the civic mess that is New Delhi?
So, what ails our municipalities and who governs Indian cities? What needs to be done to transform their effectiveness, responsiveness and agility?
Civic bodies need to be strengthened financially
Urbanisation is growing at a rapid rate, while the metropolitan cities such as Delhi continue to take bulk of the load of the migrant population.
Water on tap for homes in 224 constituencies soon in Karnataka
The plan will be realised through a network of water pipes for water supply.
Reunified MCD to be constituted on May 22
Total seats not to exceed 250, Centre to decide the number
Following the bill to reunify the municipal bodies in the national capital, officials face a mammoth task of redistributing resources including manpower,
Now, AAP aims to pocket four big municipal corporations in Punjab
The four largest municipal corporations of the state (Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, and Patiala) will go to the polls in December this year.
Trifurcation reversed by Parliament, Municipal Corporation of Delhi is one
On allegations by the Opposition that the Bill impinges on rights of the state, Shah said, “This bill is in no way an attack on the federal structure.”
Odisha: Dy mayor, vice-chairperson elections to be on the lines of Rajya Sabha polls
The move has come amidst Opposition allegations that the ruling BJD is resorting to horse-trading in several municipalities and NACs to elect its candidates as the deputy chairpersons.
Will challenge Bill for merger of Delhi civic bodies in court if need be: CM Arvind Kejriwal
Currently, the three corporations in Delhi -- North Delhi Municipal Corporation, South Delhi Municipal Corporation and East Delhi Municipal Corporation -- have 272 wards.
Let Delhi Civic polls take place, Kejriwal appeals to PM
Kejriwal in a press conference said the Centre writing to the EC to defer elections and the poll panel succumbing to its pressure did not set the right precedent for the country’s democratic system.
Central bill likely, seeking unification of three Delhi Municipal Corporations
The BJP-led Centre is likely to bring up a bill seeking “reunification” of the three municipal corporations in the national capital in the upcoming extended winter session of the Parliament.
Ex-mayors welcome move to reunify MCDs, seek greater power for mayor’s post
The ex-mayors also claimed that after reverting to a unified civic body, as was the arrangement till 2012, the financial condition of the three corporations would also “surely improve”.
Emphasis on Covid norms in Delhi civic poll guidelines
According to officials in the election commission, the dates for the elections shall be announced shortly, after which the Model Code of Conduct shall come into effect.
Municipal polls expenditure limit for candidates hiked to Rs 8 lakh this year
East Delhi councillor said that from time to time, the expenditure limit should to be revised just as in the case of other expenditures.
BJD, BJP announce mayor candidates for BMC
Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced the names of candidates for mayor posts of three municipal corporations that are set to go to polls on March 24.
Criminal cases to be filed against offenders putting up illegal flexes and banners
He said he has spoken to the Bengaluru City Police Commissioner T Suneel Kumar to instruct his officials to register criminal cases against offenders
High Court asks Telangana government to respond on inclusion of villages
Petitioners’ counsel pointed out that 11 villages were included into the municipal corporation, including the one which was three kilometers away from the corporation.
Voting for first-phase of local body election begins in Uttar Pradesh
Voting for the first phase of local body election in Uttar Pradesh has begun.
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