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Rajkot civic body leases 698 affordable rental flats

December 30, 2021 11:04 am

RAY was launched by the UPA government with an aim of making cities free of slums by constructing pucca houses where the slums were located.

Fate of over 2,500 families living in slums hangs in balance as Centre, Delhi tussle over unused flats

August 13, 2021 6:27 pm

While Delhi government wants to grant ownership of the flats to eligible slum dwellers in lieu of a nominal payment, Centre wants them to be used as rental units.

Is Smart City just a new name for an old idea- and can it work in India?

February 03, 2016 2:39 pm

The question is why should it make headlines at all? Are these not basic facilities every city should provide to its citizens?

With a ‘lenient’ RTI bench, where will common man go?

December 28, 2015 4:35 am

Over the last three years, the quantum of fine and number of cases when it is imposed have been going down in state due to SICs ‘going soft on them’.

In country-sized states

May 16, 2015 12:08 am

State governments cannot make cities livable. They must give urban areas freedom to manage themselves.

Protests continue as Vadodara’s over 300 displaced families yet to get their homes

April 22, 2015 2:26 am

The VMC is taking a back step on its word of allotting JNNURM homes to 340 families who have been homeless since the November demolitions.

EWS draw cheers Vadodara’s displaced

April 10, 2015 3:32 am

On Thursday, the VMC conducted the much-awaited draw for EWS homes to those evicted from Kalyannagar.

VMC decides to go ahead with JNNURM housing draw

April 09, 2015 2:37 am

Representatives of the families expressed satisfaction at the solution offered by the VMC to end the stalemate.

Illegal matka den back in action, locals say not possible without ‘blessings of cops’

March 18, 2015 4:47 am

In March last year, Newsline had exposed how this matka den was operating in Pashan lake premises.