PWD

  • Minister's moral policing: Should alcohol & bikinis be banned in Goa? 02-07-2014 06:42 PM

    Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. CNN-IBN takes calls of people from across the country and takes their views on Goa...
  • 'Correct your own culture first' Kavita Krishnan on Goa PWD minister's remark 01-07-2014 03:05 PM

    AIPWA secretary Kavita Krishnan strongly condemned the offensive remark made by Goa PWD minister, Sudin Dhavalikar that women going to pubs are against Indian culture. Krishnan said that the BJP should correct its own culture first, before telling others how to behave. Dhavalikar's statement comes at a time, when another...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Beas tragedy exposed illegal sand mining 15-06-2014 10:47 PM

    Shimla: After the Beas tragedy brought to the fore the rampant illegal sand mining in interiors of Himachal Pradesh, the government has directed authorities to take firm steps to curb the practise and close all "illegal" approach roads to river banks. Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri, who visited the site at...
  • Harish Rawat suspends four PWD engineers for barrage collapse 03-06-2014 03:26 PM

    Acting tough over the collapse of an under construction barrage over Asan river in Dehradun on Sunday, Uttarakhand Chief minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday suspended four PWD engineers who were in charge of the project. Senior engineer Shailendra Mishra, Assistant engineer BC Pandey along with two junior engineers Sanjay Saini...
  • 'Unfortunate' that opposition playing politics on Badaun gang-rape case: Shivpal 03-06-2014 12:21 AM

    Uttar Pradesh government tonight hit back at opposition parties for "indulging in politics" over the Badaun gangrape and murder case of two cousin sisters, and asked them to introspect. Uttar Pradesh PWD minister and SP spokesperson Shivpal Singh Yadav told reporters in Lucknowthat the Government took "immediate and strict action"...
  • Government directs PWD to expedite preparations for monsoon 29-05-2014 02:39 PM

    Uttarakhand government on Thursday asked PWD engineers to ensure removal of the debris from the road between Dar and Sobla near Dharchula before the onset of monsoon and finish all road construction work up to Sela by December this year. The instructions were issued to PWD engineers at Bogling by...
  • PWD engineer in trouble for helping daughter clear PMT exam through unfair means 19-05-2014 08:09 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) is on the lookout for a senior engineer of the PWD in connection with the PMT scam as he allegedly got his daughter admitted to a government medical college through unfair means in exchange of a hefty amount of money. The STF is searching...
  • Najeeb Jung reviews Delhi's preparedness for the monsoons 16-04-2014 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday reviewed Delhi's preparedness for the monsoon and issued instructions that all work pertaining to de-silting of drains must be completed by May 15. "The preparations for monsoon must start much in advance so that the government is ready in all respects...
  • UP government chargesheet to PWD Secretary for bad road 24-03-2014 10:39 PM

    Taking a strong view of bad shape of Delhi-Yumonotri Road in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh government on Monday issued charge sheet to Principal Secretary, PWD and Director UP State Highway Development Authority. The government has also ordered suspension of other officials concerned, an official spokesman said. Orders for repairing the...
  • Arvind Kejriwal yet to vacate CM's bungalow, PWD scared to send notice 07-03-2014 12:00 AM

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who has batted for honesty and integrity in public life, has not vacated his official bungalow C-II/23 at Tilak Lane despite the completion of the 15-day grace period. According to Delhi Secretariat sources, PWD has not sent a notice to Kejriwal for...
  • BRO to undertake repair, reconstruction of Char Dham roads 30-01-2014 02:17 PM

    Char Dham roads damaged extensively in the mid-June deluge in Uttarakhand last year will be constructed and maintained by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), official sources said in Dehradun on Thursday. The state government's proposal in this regard got the Centre's nod on Wednesday after it expressed its inability to...
  • Karnataka government moves to crack down on sand mafia 21-11-2013 06:49 PM

    Karnataka government on Thursday decided to bring in comprehensive amendments to the mineral concession rules to crack down on the sand mafia and making its illegal mining and transportation a cognisable offence. The state Cabinet, under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, decided to constitute sand monitoring committees at district...
  • Delhi BJP demands sacking of PWD minister 13-09-2013 10:53 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP Friday demanded removal of PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chouhan after the Lokayukta sought a review of a decision by the President rejecting its recommendation that he be sacked for misconduct of "grave nature". Lokayukta Justice Manmohan Sarin in a communication Thursday had requested Mukherjee to review...
  • Delhi HC seeks action by civic authorities on water logging 24-07-2013 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has slammed the city civic agencies for massive water logging in the city during the recent rains. The court has ordered the concerned commissioners and secretary of urban development department to take immediate action and report to the court. The Municipal Corporations, the NDMC...
  • Watch: Potholed roads a recurring phenomena in Delhi 11-07-2013 07:53 PM

    Potholed roads is a recurring phenomena even in the national capital. Every year after the monsoon several roads in Delhi tend to cave in and cause huge potholes. CNN-IBN came across a 28-feet wide pothole in east Delhi. The entire road had caved in and that was not the only...
  • Sukhbir Singh Badal approves revised Amritsar Master Plan 15-06-2013 02:08 AM

    Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday approved the revised City Master Plan that aims to transform Amritsar into a world class city. Badal made a detailed review of all projects after he was given presentations by PWD, Municipal Corporation, Water Supply and Sanitation, Tourism and other...
  • Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit launches road corridor project 02-06-2013 12:41 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday launched a Rs 422 crore road corridor project in Mukarba Chowk area of North-West Delhi. To be constructed on Outer Ring Road, the corridor will link the crowded Madhuban Chowk with Mukarba Chowk area. The project is part of a 20...
  • Bhujbal faces fresh charges in another land scam 14-10-2012 06:31 AM

    Mumbai: Already under investigation by the states anti-corruption bureau in the multi-crore Maharshtra sadan scam, PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujbal now faces fresh charges. The opposition now alleges that Bhujbal received kickbacks from realty firms for favourably awarding PWD contracts. These kickbacks were routed through companies owned by Bhujbal's family to...
  • We will support Mamata's no-trust motion: Gadkari 07-10-2012 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: Unfazed by the Congress attack over the letter row involving him, BJP President Nitin Gadkari said he will quit politics if there is any proof of his business links with Ajay Sancheti in the irrigation scam. He said he had asked the Centre to release funds for the...
  • Will quit politics if links with Sancheti proved: Gadkari 07-10-2012 02:04 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has said that he will quit politics if anybody could prove his alleged business links with close aide and party MP Ajay Sancheti, currently in the midst of an irrigation scam in Maharashtra. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Gadkari said that Sancheti...
  • Maharashtra Sadan scam: ACB to probe Bhujbal 18-09-2012 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: In a welcome step, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday allowed the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to conduct probe against Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Chhagan Bhujbal, who has been accused of irregularities in the awarding of the Maharashtra Sadan contracts. CNN-IBN had first reported on the matter whereby relatives...
  • Shivpal is Akhilesh's enemy: Shahid Siddiqui 10-08-2012 01:36 PM

    In a bizarre advice for bureaucrats, Uttar Pradesh's PWD Minister and CM Akhilesh Yadav's uncle Shivpal Yadav told district officials in Etah that if they worked hard, it was okay to steal a little. ...
  • UP minister clarifies 'steal a little' remark 10-08-2012 12:46 PM

    Lucknow: Blaming the media for misquoting him, Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's uncle Shivpal Yadav clarified that he did not give any bizarre advice for bureaucrats. Yadav earlier in the day was quoted saying, "I told PWD officials that if you work hard, you can steal...
  • Work hard, steal a little: UP minister to bureaucrats 10-08-2012 10:02 AM

    Etah: Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's uncle Shivpal Yadav has given some bizarre advice for bureaucrats. He told district officials in Etah that it's okay to steal a little but not loot as long as they work hard. "I told PWD officials that if you work...
  • PWD supervisor killed, 4 injured in blast in Kathua 23-07-2012 12:57 PM

    Jammu: A government employee was killed and four others injured in a powerful blast in the compound of a police station in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. During disposal of old blasting material by the Public Works Department (PWD) officials, a powerful explosion took place inside the...
  • M'rashtra Sadan 'incomplete', inauguration cancelled 20-07-2012 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: The inauguration of the Maharashtra Sadan in the national capital was cancelled on Friday after Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit directed the PWD Ministry to first complete the work. The inauguration of the new building was slated for Saturday. Meanwhile, reports have emerged of a possible scam involving PWD...
  • T'puram: PWD preparing policy on better roads 16-07-2012 12:52 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: In order to bring out better quality roads, the Public Works Department is busy preparing a road policy. The approach paper of the draft road policy was recently presented before the MLAs. The road policy will have a decade action plan for the roads maintained by PWD. One of...
  • T'puram: Monitoring panel for road work 12-06-2012 12:15 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: PWD Minister Ebrahim Kunju said in Assembly here on Monday that a monitoring committee would be constituted to oversee the weekly progress of the Rs 145-crore road development project along the Vattiyoorkavu-Sasthamangalam, Vattiyoorkavu-Peroorkada and Vattiyoorkavu- Vazhayila roads. Replying to a submission by K Muraleedharan MLA, on the status of...
  • Build bridges begun before May 2007: Akhilesh 21-03-2012 08:58 PM

    Lucknow: While emphasising for employment generation in developmental projects, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday asked officials to ensure completion of bridges started before May 2007 in an year's time. "The bridge projects whose foundation stone were laid before May 2007, be completed in an year's time while...