Municipal Commissioner Kavita Singh, nodal officer for smart city mission, told some of the promising smart solutions including effective service delivery, smart parking, Single Citizen Admin Interface, effective monitoring and immediate feedback.
Sangrur Lok Sabha MP Vijay Inder Singla on Tuesday announced Rs 2 lakh as development grant from his discretionary quota to those panchayats in Sangrur (42 villages) and Barnala (14 villages) that had passed resolutions urging their villages to be made liquor free.
New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Kerala MPs stalled the Parliament proceedings demanding import duty hike on rubber. The MPs protested and urged the government to increase the import duty on natural rubber. Rubber growers have been distressed owing to more than 155 per cent fall in prices in the last five years.
Mumbai, Feb 19 (ANI): Only after 24 hours of the launch of the world's 'cheapest' phone, Freedom 251, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Kirit Somaiya on Friday said there is a huge scam involved in 'Freedom 251'. Somaiya added that he went through all the papers of the company and 'Freedom 251' doesn't have a licence. He further said the Centre has asked the UP Government to check the bonafide papers of the promoter and investors.
Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Gopal Shetty from Maharashtra, who mocked the farmers' suicide issue by calling it a "fashion trend", on Thursday, clarified his stand by saying that rather than giving compensation to farmers, state governments should investigate the matter first. He added that there is a competition going on to give compensation to farmers. He further said he is ready apologise but he wanted his message to go in a positive way. According to reports, Shetty told a leading TV channel, "Not all farmers' suicides happen due to unemployment and starvation. A fashion is going on. A trend is on."
Kochi, Jan 22 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday stated that Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's died “due to poison”. He added that she died due to an overdose of anti-anxiety drug, Alprax, which if given in high dose, causes heart failure. He further said that Tharoor statement to the police was contradictory, which shows that he is hiding something, and now he has become the prime suspect in the investigation.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Chouhan shared that he has invited PM Modi to visit Madhya Pradesh as the state has once again won the ‘Highest Agricultural Production State’ title. He added that they discussed farmers issue and many other important policies.
In this Idea Exchange moderated by Assistant Editor Pradeep Kaushal, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan contends that she exhausted all options before suspending 25 Congress MPs, argues media should not be present during standing committee proceedings. See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/the-opposition-must-have-a-say-but-the-government-must-also-have-a-way/#sthash.CL2fd2Ra.dpuf