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A poor account of India's cities
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A poor account of India's cities

Illustration by Jayachandran/Mint India's city governments or municipalities record revenues in the range of 1-2% of India's GDP. Estimates suggest that an investment of Rupees forty to sixty trillion may be required during the next two decades ... Livemint.com, 4 days ago
India's 15 best cities to live in Rediff.com, 2 months ago

Cleanup of voter list will boost turnout

Mumbai: That Mumbai felt the need to celebrate a mere 51% voter turnout simply because it was the highest in 20 years spoke volumes about urban apathy. Yet, apathy alone may not be the cause of a low turnout. The voter turnout for Maharashtra's ...
 Times of India1 week ago

An app to flag fire safety violations

It was calm February evening until a major fire broke out at the Carlton Towers, a multi-storeyed commercial complex, on the Old Airport Road in 2010. The incident killed nine persons. Three of them jumped to death in panic. Several others suffered ...
 Bangalore Mirror1 week ago
Indian Express

The talent problem

A 2009 study on JNNURM cities found that 97 per cent of the municipal staff were grade C and D employees. Only 1 per cent were grade A employees. (Reuters) Indian cities are confronting a serious human resource management crisis. Municipal ...
 Indian Express1 week ago

India's Government is Bribe-Shaming its Employees

Normally, it's citizens who call out civil servantsfor bribery. But in India, the civil service is starting to hold its own people to account. People in India have found a way to bribe their way to do pretty much anything, from passing a drivertest ...
 Vocativ2 weeks ago

Children don't like schooling because it is so boring and uninteresting.

EduMedia has been enriching the lives of children through progressive initiatives using media for over 15 years. With creative methodology and extensive research, EduMedia has continuously created inspiring and innovative offerings that are ...
 EventFAQs1 month ago

Bringing corruption to light

In India, where petty corruption is endemic, the website ipaidabribe.com invites citizens to share their stories of bribery, believing that awareness and transparency can help to transform the system. Yesterday I paid Rs 100 to a police constable ...
 Uganda Daily Monitor1 month ago

Exclusive centres to register FIRs

Police will open exclusive centres for registering First Information Reports (FIRs) across Bangalore, Commissioner of Police M N Reddi said here on Thursday, hoping that the move would instil confidence in citizens and reduce the burden on police stations.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

NBFC Varthana Secures Funding From Omidyar, Others

@Thirumeni_Finance which operates under the brand name Varthana to provide loans to schools serving the low-income population has raised INR 270 M from Omidyar Network and @ElevarEquity . Existing investor LGT Venture Philanthropy of Switzerland ...
 Deal Curry1 month ago

App that rewards you for shooting civic issues

BANGALORE: For the youth of the city who like to click photos on smartphones endlessly, there's a new app with social conscience and promises of rewards. Do you see a problem — traffic violation, garbage pile-up, or any other civic issue — ...
 Times of India1 month ago Dreaming and dying in Bangalore  Open2 months ago
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