CIVIC

  • BJP ill prepared to face civic polls in West Bengal November 28, 2014

    Kolkata: BJP is still ill prepared for the civic polls in West Bengal due next year. Though the civic polls will give clear signals for BJP's acceptance which is likely to decide whether BJP may win power in the upcoming assembly polls in 2016. The ruling Trinamool Congress registered a...
  • Delhi government puts ban on purchase of new vehicles for officials November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of an austerity measure, the Delhi government has imposed a ban on purchase of new vehicles for all officials, including those of civic bodies in the city, until the old ones complete their required life cycles. As per the new move, officials are also not supposed to...
  • J&K floods: As flood waters recede, civic problems come to the fore September 15, 2014

    Srinagar: The joint effort by the Army, Indian Air Force and National Defence Response Force have rescued 1,84,000 people in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. But with the receding flood waters, civic problems have now come to the fore. Stagnant water in the state may lead to an outbreak of waterborne...
  • Congress alleges irregularities in ad hoardings; demands probe September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Opposition in the BJPled North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday alleged that advertising hoarding mafia were being "sheltered" in the national capital through "patronage" of some politicians. Leader of the Opposition in NDMC, Mukesh Goel made the accusation while raising the issue of unauthorised hoardings, including one...
  • TMC captures Haldibari civic board September 7, 2014

    Kolkata: With five Congress councillors and one CPI(M) councillor joining the Trinamool Congress, the ruling party captured the board of Haldibari Municipality in Cooch Behar district on Sunday, a senior TMC leader said. Earlier, the Congress had six councillors followed by TMC's three, and CPI(M) and Forward Bloc had one...
  • Kaam Aadmi Party aims for a garbage free Delhi August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Clean up India initiative is a group that is inspiring people to clean their surroundings. They call themselves the 'Kaam Aadmi Party' and are involved in cleanliness drives in different areas of Delhi. Their message is to make people responsible to make their environment clean. The Kaam Aadmi...
  • Clean up India: Citizens from across the country speak up on lack of civic sense in their cities August 12, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. Citizen Journalists from various cities have sent pictures and videos exposing filth in...
  • Delhi civic agencies launch premonsoon 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 TypeR concept before its Geneva debut February 16, 2014

    Honda has teased an image of its Civic TypeR 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 "rollercoaster 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 21, 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 SangliMirajKupwad Municipal Corporation in western Maharashtra, winning 40 of the 76 seats. The Pawarled 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 uptothemark, 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...