Shiv Sena taunts PM Narendra Modi yet again, dubs him as 'new God'

Shiv Sena taunts PM Narendra Modi yet again, dubs him as 'new God'

BJP's closest ally Shiv Sena has once again slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and criticised the Centre's decision to promote government's good work and achievements in cinema halls.

Modi govt evicted record number of illegal occupants from Lutyens' Delhi, says official data

Modi govt evicted record number of illegal occupants from Lutyens' Delhi, says official data

The number of houses vacated in Lutyens' Delhi has increased three times under the Narendra Modi government at the Centre as it  evicted a record number of overstaying illegal occupants from government accommodation. 

Check out: List of Smart City proposals for 15 cities

Check out: List of Smart City proposals for 15 cities

The Urban Development Ministry on Monday received a list of 15 cities for proposals of the Smart City plan with Rajasthan and Karnataka submitting as many as four cities for development.

Cabinet approves Real Estate Bill; developers to deposit 70% of project cost in separate account

Cabinet approves Real Estate Bill; developers to deposit 70% of project cost in separate account

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved several amendments to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015 aimed to protect the interests of buyers while at the same time promoting investments in the sector.

Centre clears infra development plan for 9 cities under AMRUT

Centre has approved a working plan for Chhattisgarh where a total of nine cities would receive a major infrastructural facelift under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).

Swachh Bharat cess: Eating out, movies, rail, air travel get costlier

Swachh Bharat cess: Eating out, movies, rail, air travel get costlier

You will have to shell out extra cash on services like telephone, air or upper-class railway travel, eating out in restaurants, beauty parlours, gymning and so on, as 0.5 percent Swachh Bharat cess gets implemented from Sunday.

No time extension beyond Dec 15 for Smart City plan

The concerned Ministry officials, quoting Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu emphasized that no such extension beyond December 15 will even be considered and urged all mission cities to adhere to this timeline.

37 consulting firms to prepare Smart City plans for 88 cities

37 consulting firms to prepare Smart City plans for 88 cities

Urban Development Ministry has announced the names of 98 cities which would be developed into smart cities having core infrastructure needed to enhance urban living.

 

Linking of user charges to inflation for Smart Cities proposed

For example, if a special water project is taken up for supplying 24-hour supply in the proposed Smart City then, as per the proposal, some charges would be levied to cover the operation and maintenance costs.

Smart City Project: List of cities in Tamil Nadu

Smart City Project: List of cities in Tamil Nadu

Here is a comprehensive list of cities that have been nominated in Tamil Nadu.

Smart City Project: List of cities in Maharashtra

Here is a comprehensive list of cities that have been nominated in Maharashtra.

Smart City Project: List of cities in Uttar Pradesh

Here is a comprehensive list of cities that have been nominated in Uttar Pradesh.

Complete list of cities nominated under Smart City project

The capital cities, which have not been nominated as smart cities, include Itanagar, Patna, Shimla, Bengaluru and Kolkata.

Government announces Smart Cities list; Uttar Pradesh bags maximum nominations

Government announces Smart Cities list; Uttar Pradesh bags maximum nominations

13 cities from Uttar Pradesh, 12 from Tamil Nadu, 10 from Maharashtra, 7 from Madhya Pradesh, 3 each from Bihar and Andhra Pradesh are included in smart cities.

Centre to unveil 99 Smart Cities list on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the criteria and guidelines for 100 Smart Cities to be selected through city challenge competition in June 25.

Fresh panel of five ex-judges sent to ACC to pick Delhi Metro FFC chairman

The Urban Development Ministry has sent a fresh list containing names of five retired judges for selection of chairman of Delhi Metro Fare Fixation Committee, after five earlier proposals were rejected by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC).

Guidelines for implementation of Smart City project soon

The recommendations and guidelines for stage-1 development of 100 Smart Cities across the country will be announced either on Thursday or Friday, Union Urban Development Secretary Madhusudhan Prasad said here while inaugurating a conference here.

Swachh Bharat: Delhi to get 480 pubic toilet seats at 80 locations

Stressing the need for speedy action under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the urban development ministry has decided to install 480 public toilet seats at 80 locations in Delhi in the next three months.

Rashtrapati Bhawan, South Block lagging behind in Swachh drive

Hyderabad House, Vigyan Bhawan and Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan have topped the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) rating, leaving behind Rashtrapati Bhawan and South Block among the 29 government buildings in the capital that were screened for overall cleanliness.

India's growth rate likely to cross 8 percent: Venkaiah Naidu

India's economy is back on track and the country's growth rate is likely to cross eight per cent in the coming years, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said as he asked US investors to take advantage of the current business-friendly atmosphere.