Civic

  • Delhi civic agencies launch pre-monsoon drives June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The civic agencies here Wednesday launched drives to improve sanitation situation and to prevent spread of malaria and dengue in the city during monsoon. The East Delhi Municipal Corporation launched the "Malaria and Dengue Prevention Month" to sensitise citizens about these diseases and their prevention and cure before the...
  • Lack of coordination among civic bodies in Bangalore leading to wastage of funds , says CJ Rahul June 15, 2014

    Rahul Dayama turns CJ to highlight the lack of coordination among the civic bodies like BWSSB and BBMP in Bangalore city leading to the criminal wastage of tax payers money. This after he saw a series of road and drainage works being carried out in his city under complete lack...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 15, 2014

    In this week's episode, rape survivors' pick up CJ mike to fight for justice, citizens talk about how power cuts affect them ,a CJ highlights the misuse of funds by civic bodies in Bangalore,homeless appeal the new government for rehabilitation. Plus, a fathers fight to save his lone child from...
  • Forest department lodges cases against Ghaziabad civic officials February 18, 2014

    The Ghaziabad forest department has registered two criminal cases against the city's municipal corporation officials for damaging trees and concretising the ground surface, thereby harming the city's biodiversity. Akash Vashishtha, an environmentalist, lodged a complaint with the department in which he said over 208 trees of city forest were damaged due...
  • Honda teases Civic Type-R concept before its Geneva debut February 16, 2014

    Honda has teased an image of its Civic Type-R concept which is scheduled to debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The Civic type R is a wildly popular model from Honda stables and has a number of young enthusiasts around the globe who pep it up with aftermarket parts...
  • Over Rs 300 crore property tax due to EDMC from government bodies January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Property tax worth over Rs 300 crore is due from various government entities to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, which has asked its department to come hard on defaulters, a senior official of the civic body said on Thursday. "Property tax worth Rs 309 crore is due from various...
  • CJ Show: Your Pictures and Videos October 6, 2013

    Here are some of the videos and pictures that made it to the show this week. ...
  • After panchayat, Trinamool wave in Bengal civic polls September 24, 2013

    Kolkata: After sweeping the July panchayat polls, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday won eight of the 12 West Bengal civic bodies that went to the polls last week. TMC retained control over three civic bodies - Diamond Harbour (South 24 Parganas district), Habra (North 24 Parganas) and Guskara (Burdwan) - it...
  • Over 80 percent polling in Bengal civic polls, Left alleges rigging September 22, 2013

    Over 80 percent polling was reported in elections to 12 civic bodies in West Bengal on Saturday, amid allegations of electoral malpractices and rigging levelled by opposition Left Front which "withdrew" candidates and demanded re-poll in two municipalities. The LF announced it was "withdrawing" all candidates and polling agents in Burdwan...
  • Potholes menace: Bangalore still reeling under broken, beaten roads September 20, 2013

    Bangalore: The I-T city of India, Bangalore, is still reeling under broken and beaten roads. The city which was lashed by heavy rains last week is witnessing potholes again. Even after extending deadlines on two occasions, the government is unable to fix the roads. The first casualty of rains is the...
  • BJP MP Yogi Adityanath protests against poor civic amenities September 17, 2013

    BJP MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath has launched a 10-day protest at Collectorate campus against the poor civic amenities and bad condition of roads in Gorakhpur. Accusing the Uttar Pradesh government of ignoring Gorakhpur, Adityanath said the roads are in poor condition, district was facing an acute water and power crisis,...
  • Potholes maligning Mumbai's image, says Athawale August 18, 2013

    Criticising the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) over the condition of roads, RPI president Ramdas Athawale, on Sunday, said the pothole menace is bringing a bad name to the metropolis. The former MP also said that the potholes have turned the condition of roads so bad that people could experience "roller-coaster rides"...
  • Pothole menace: BMC briefs Bombay High Court August 13, 2013

    Mumbai: The BMC on Tuesday briefed the Bombay High Court over the various steps it has taken to address the pothole menace in the city. The civic body claims that it has brought down the number of potholes in Mumbai adding that only 21,000 pothole remained in the city. BMC...
  • CJ Appeals for Better Roads in Ladakh August 11, 2013

    CJ Tashi reveals the sad state of roads and transport in Ladakh. ...
  • Bangalore's dangerous potholes, a CJ report August 4, 2013

    Jobish Thomas, an IT worker in Bangalore, turns CJ to report on a stretch of road so potholed that it actually poses a medical threat to pregnant women. Authorities have promised repairs, but nothing has been done. ...
  • Mumbai: TV actress booked for rash driving August 2, 2013

    Mumbai: A speeding Honda Civic left 1 person dead and three injured in the Kandivali area of Mumbai on Friday. The car hit an auto and then rammed into a bike. The driver Sakshi Parikh has been booked under section 304 A of IPC and has been taken into custody....
  • Bangalore: Civic body faces corruption allegations July 30, 2013

    Bangalore: After potholes and uncollected garbage, the civic body in Bangalore has now come under fire over corruption allegations. In order to combat garbage and potholes in the city, the civic body had come up with a plan of issuing ward level officers with digital cameras so that they can...
  • CJ Show: Videos and Pictures July 28, 2013

    Videos and pictures shared by citizens from all over the country. ...
  • Delhi: A day after rains exposed civic agencies' unpreparedness, blame game begins July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Just two hours of rain were enough to paralyse the National Capital on Saturday. Drain overflowed, roads were flooded, traffic thrown out gear and homes inundated after the national capital received the heaviest rainfall in 10 years. Traffic was thrown aout of gear as people were stuck in jam....
  • CJ Show: Videos and Pictures July 21, 2013

    Your Videos and pictures that made it to the show this week. ...
  • Sangli civic polls: Congress wins 40 seats, setback for NCP July 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The Congress has on Monday dented the Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) stronghold in a big way by sweeping Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation in western Maharashtra, winning 40 of the 76 seats. The Pawar-led NCP, which controlled the corporation for the last five years -- in alliance with BJP for some...
  • Rise in waste is sign of prosperity, says Tarun Gogoi June 16, 2013

    Guwahati: Accepting that waste management by civic authorities of the city is not up-to-the-mark, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said "increase of waste is a sign of prosperity and high standard of living". Addressing a press conference here to express his optimism about Congress victory in the forthcoming...
  • 69 per cent voting recorded in Haryana civic polls June 2, 2013

    Chandigarh: Nearly 69 per cent of over 17 lakh voters on Sunday cast their ballots in elections to seven municipal corporations and two municipal committees in Haryana where polling ended peacefully. Polling was peaceful and no untoward incident was reported from the municipal corporations of Ambala, Hisar, Karnal, Panchkula, Panipat,...
  • Move to ban lingerie-clad mannequins in Mumbai is absurd: Rina Dhaka May 30, 2013

    The Shiv Sena-led BMC has, in principle, accepted a proposal to ban display of lingerie on mannequins in Mumbai. They say that such displays excite men, thereby endangering the safety of women. Fashion designer Rina Dhaka joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the matter. Q. Is the ban...
  • CJ streets: Reports from all over India May 20, 2013

    CJs spread across the country sent us pictures and videos about the condition of their streets. ...
  • CJ states concern over naked electric wires in Chandni Chowk May 13, 2013

    CJ Gautam Arora shows how the naked electric wires can cause major damage in Chandni Chowk, Delhi. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Citizens voice their civic and other concerns May 13, 2013

    This week on the CJ show we focus on civic issues faced by citizens along with a struggle of a wife of a prisoner of war. ...
  • Temple demolitions to continue as HC rejects review pleas May 8, 2013

    Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday rejected two review petitions filed by two religious organizations seeking a relook at its January 2011 orders on demolition of illegal places of worship. The Division Bench of Justice Madanmohan Das and Indrajit Mohanti, adjudicating over the matter, did not make any further...
  • Thane building collapse: Civic official arrested April 24, 2013

    Thane: With the arrest of a Deputy Municipal Commissioner of Thane Municipal Corporation on Wednesday night, the number of arrests in connection with the building collapse in Mumbra area has gone up to 22. DMC Srikant Sarmokdam, whose name was found in the diary of the builder (already arrested), was...