N Sundaresha Subramanian explains the challenges authorities face in cleaning the Ganga and other holy rivers in Varanasi. On an e-rickshaw on the road to Banaras Hindu University, Alka, a third-year student, is all praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A first-time voter, she thinks Modi is a doer. "Just go to Assi Ghat and see for yourself. The place is completely unrecognisable. It is so clean, and cultural events are held every day," she says. Assi Ghat is the southernmost of the 84 ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
For a country with ambitious plans like the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the Smart Cities Project, figures about India's sewage don't make for very good reading. India's cities produce nearly 62,000 million litres per day (MLD) of sewage, while the current ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The delay in the commencement of a full-fledged operation of the buses sanctioned for Shivamogga and Bhadravati cities under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) has invoked strong displeasure from civil society organisations.The Hindu, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal greets Anil Baijal after he was sworn in as the New Lieutenant Governor at Raj Niwas in New Delhi on Saturday. Photographs: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo Amid escalating tension between the Aam Aadmi Party government and the Centre, career bureaucrat Anil Baijal on Saturday took over as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi and struck up a cautious note on his future relationship with the Kejriwal government. 70-year-old Baijal, however, said that he will work ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Anil Baijal takes oath as Lt Governor of Delhi Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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