Delhi BJP plans 'Namo Sewa Kendras' to help slums get scheme benefits

The BJP launched 'Jhuggi Samman Yatra' seeking to aware slum inhabitants about various welfare schemes of the Modi government and expose 'failures' of the Kejriwal government.

published on : 22nd November 2021

348 Bhubaneswar slums to be revamped as ‘Adarsh colonies’

This apart, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation officials said, steps are being taken to set up community toilets in each ward to improve the city’s sanitation.

published on : 20th November 2021

Relocated slum dwellers of Cuttack city in a fix over voting rights ahead of civic polls

As per reports, different slums located in CMC's ward nos 35, 38 and 40 were demolished during the last one-and-a-half years for expansion of SCB.

published on : 19th November 2021

Slum-bank politics: Impact of Covid on migrants residing in Delhi's Jhuggi Jhopri to be a major factor

This is evident in the way political parties in the Capital are trying to make inroads in slum clusters carrying out rallies, public meetings and mass outreach campaigns ahead of the polls. 

published on : 15th November 2021

‘Illegal’ cordon & search leaves Hyderabad's slum dwellers in shock

While these search operations have become common in the lower income communities in the city, the timing of these checks in these slums has left the residents concerned.

published on : 10th November 2021

Union Minister G Kishan Reddy seeks houses for flood victims of Hyderabad

Stating that the development should not to be confined to just Madhapur and Hitec City, he demanded the State government to construct 2BHKs and provide all basic facilities to the affected families.

published on : 18th October 2021

Bringing burger delight to Delhi's slum children

Every once in a year, Dr Jyoti Anand who runs an NGO Anand, takes 100 children from Delhi’s these slum areas to any of the popular fast food chain outlets for lunch.

published on : 14th October 2021

255 beneficiaries to receive TNUDB houses in Tiruppur

Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board (TNUDB), formerly Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB), built the units in 2016.

published on : 6th October 2021

A beacon of hope for Ludhiana's slum children

Hari Om Jindal is teaching children from five slums to ensure they make their way out of ragpicking, finds out Harpreet Bajwa.

published on : 26th September 2021

Quality of 2-yr-old TNSCB houses in Erode under the lens

In some buildings, water pipelines and electric wirings are either damaged or stolen as the tenements have become dens for anti-social elements, the beneficiaries complained.

published on : 24th September 2021

Cops turn teachers for Kolkata slum children

Unable to afford private tuitions and a smartphone, these children look up to their new teachers, assured they won’t skip classes, writes Pranab Mondal.

published on : 12th September 2021

Bill on land rights to slum dwellers passed in Odisha State Assembly

“If a slum dweller is in possession of land less than 30 sq mt, land shall be settled as the extent of occupation,” Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Experts to ensure quality of buildings constructed by TN Slum Clearance Board: Minister

The Minister was replying to discussion on the demands for grants for his department.

published on : 2nd September 2021

15 injured in explosion of LPG cylinder in Mumbai's Dharavi slum, five of them critical

Of the five persons who have suffered critical injuries in the incident, one is an eight-year-old boy, the fire brigade official said.

published on : 29th August 2021

'Breaking' social barriers

Ashif Khan found a way out of poverty, and now doles out tips and tricks of breaking culture (break dance) to slum children for free.

published on : 9th August 2021
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