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AAP MLA Parmila Tokas in trouble, husband arrested for attack on govt official

AAP MLA Parmila Tokas in trouble, husband arrested for attack on govt official

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Parmila Tokas husband Dheeraj was arrested on Friday by Delhi Police for preventing a government official from conducting his duty and abusing a woman. 

CWG scam: CBI to give report on CVO probe on Dikshit, others

A city court has asked CBI to file a report on the status of proceedings before Chief Vigilance Officer of CPWD and PWD on a plea against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others for alleged corruption during 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Farmers plough CPWD's acquired land in Ghaziabad; stopped

Several agitated farmers, demanding higher compensation for their land acquired by CPWD in 1961, today tried to plough it, following which they were stopped by police, a senior official said.

Mosque inside HC premises not in earmarked area: Centre to HC

The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that the mosque constructed inside its premises does not fall under the 7.765 acres area earmarked for construction of the court premises.

Viewers' gallery at Attari to get major facelift

In a major facelift of the Attari check-post, the CPWD is taking a slew of steps to construct a new visitor gallery that will increase the seating capacity to more than two-fold.

Rs 2.29 cr bill for flower decorations at Vigyan Bhawan

Flower decorations at Vigyan Bhawan in the last two years cost Rs 2.29 crore, with various ministries hosting functions at the government's premier convention centre footing the bill, an RTI reply has found.

Two CPWD engineers dismissed for corruption

 Two civil engineers of Central Public Works Department (CPWD) have been dismissed from service after being convicted by the CBI Special Court, Thiruvananthapuram, for taking bribe.

Kin of CPWD employee get over Rs 25 lakh compensation

Family members of a 52-year-old CPWD employee, who was killed in a road accident involving a rashly driven car, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 25 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Naidu asks CPWD to be 'transparent and efficient'

Seeking speedy execution of the projects by the Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asked the construction major to be more "efficient, transparent and accountable" in its functioning.

CPWD puts full work details in public domain

 With an aim to bring transparency, the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has placed full details of its 7,676 works costing over Rs 40,679 crore on its official website.

Venkaiah Naidu asks CPWD to speed up work, ensure transparency

With 400 projects costing over Rs 5 crore each running behind schedule, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has asked CPWD to tone up its functioning and ensure timely completion of works besides maintaining transparency.

CPWD burdened with outdated practices: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday described the CPWD as "burdened with outdated practices", urging it to evolve into a smart and dynamic organisation.

In prime location of Delhi, Mayawati has 4 bungalows

BSP supremo Mayawati has combined three bungalows into one in the prime location of the Lutyen`s zone of Delhi and the unauthorised construction has come under the scanner of state-builder Central Public Works Department (CPWD).

Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi live in unsafe houses

Five-hundred VIP addresses in the capital, including the Prime Minister and Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s residence, have been declared dangerous by CPWD.

Over 5000 govt residences to be built in southwest Delhi

In an effort to meet the shortage of accommodation for government officers, Centre is working on building over 5,000 houses as part of a 240 acre residential project in Ghitorni in southwest Delhi.

VK Gupta new chief of CPWD

V K Gupta, the special DG in Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Headquarters, has taken over as the Director General of the organisation.

Afghan parliament building to be ready by Dec: CPWD

"The Afghan Parliament building is expected to be complete by December 2013," Rakesh Mishra, Special DG, CPWD said.

Parliament building needs renovation: CPWD

The 85-year old Indian Parliament building needs renovation, according to Central Public Works Department(CPWD).

Withholding pension without departmental probe wrong

An employee cannot be denied his pensionary benefits without a departmental probe holding him guilty of committing a wrong act, the Delhi High Court has ruled.

CAG lambastes CPWD for CWG mess

The Comptroller and Auditor General has found that CPWD showed favouritism to certain contractors.