New Delhi: Digging a trench along Kasturba Gandhi Marg for cable laying work has cost Transco dearly.

Starting April 1 visitors to Khan Market will have to pay for parking, which has been free for the past 25 years. The charges are being levied following the Environment Pollution Control Authority’s (EPCA) directions to the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).

This Report comes to the conclusion that India’s economic growth
momentum cannot be sustained if urbanisation is not actively facilitated. Nor
can poverty be addressed if the needs of the urban poor are isolated from the
broader challenges of managing urbanisation. Cities will have to become the

Noting a fall in groundwater levels, the fact that all major parks in Delhi are facing water shortage and that the treated effluent used for horticulture purposes leaves behind a foul smell, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is in the process of charting out a plan to address the issues.

It will auction its electronic scrap to authorized dealers and then insist on certificate to ensure the job is done

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will organize an auction of e-waste in the third week of February.

The Mohali Municipal Council (MC) on Thursday decided to renew the existing contracts for undertaking sanitation works in the city with over 82 per cent hike in the present contract amounts.

As the present annual contracts expire on Thursday, the civic body approved extension to the present contractors to continue the job with immediate effect from Friday for at least next two months.

Till t

This is a  special report in Down To Earth on how the 13the Finance Commission puts three times more money in the hands of local governments to spend—at their own will.

The implementation of decentralisation reform as embodied in the 73rd and 74th amendments of the Constitution has suffered from complete negligence. The two recent articles by Oommen and Sivaramakrishnan have highlighted the inexplicable attitudes of the finance commissions and the judiciary towards decentralisation.

The Supreme Court

With the Commonwealth Games approaching, upgrading public utilities seems to be the top priority of the city