UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:14 AM IST
While the swift action taken by the administrationpraiseworthy, the roof collapse is symptomatic of a larger problem that is rampant across India — the failure of the government machinery to not just ensure good quality public infrastructure (all built with public money), but also force contractors to keep to guaranteed timelines and maintain infrastructure projects in good shape during their lifecycle
By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 02:01 AM IST
Cyber cell sleuths on guard, online surveillance to identify senders of such fake news, frivolous, unfounded Covid-19 related messages and other content stepped up, adds DC
By Sudeshna Sen
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 04:43 PM IST
Define them properly, bring uniformity in their policies, facilitate senior officials’ attendance in their meetings, and seek independent audits
Hindustan Times, Patiala | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 10:52 PM IST
Indore | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 09:50 PM IST
Piyush Goyal dismissed speculations of privatisation of the railway network, but highlighted the need for a public-private partnership funding model for the sector.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Sunil Rahar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2019 01:09 AM IST
JJP leaders on Friday alleged that the BJP nominee from Dadri had violated the model code of conduct by seeking votes from students and teachers at Apeejay Saraswati PG College for Girls
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 12:35 AM IST
Bains said NGOs such as Eknoor Sewa Society and some private hospitals are helping in flood-hit areas
Amaravati | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 06:08 PM IST
After touching a maximum of 8.21 lakh cusecs in the early hours of the day, the flood discharge at Prakasam Barrage in Vijayawada has fallen to 7.99 lakh cusecs at 10 am while the inflow remained steady at 7.57 lakh cusecs, the State Real-Time Governance Centre said.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2019 01:38 PM IST
Rights groups complain that successive governments have failed to solve the problem of illegal mining that takes place across river belts and mountainous regions in the state.
By Ashwani Lohani
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2019 09:35 PM IST
It’s important to realise that structures aren’t sacrosanct and there is a need to adapt to changing cultures
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 04:22 AM IST
Dikshit had moved the high court, challenging a decision of the trial court which had directed the police to register an FIR against her on a complaint by Vijender Gupta alleging that she had misused government funds during the polls.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correpsondent
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 02:15 AM IST
As per the district election office, a polling agent was arrested in Faridabad for interfering with the polling process at a booth. In Mewat also, the police registered seven FIRs against a presiding officer and other persons for violating the Representation of the People Act.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2019 11:35 PM IST
Both the Congress and the Aam Admi Party had complained to the poll panel that the think-tank was being used by the Prime Minister’s Office for election purposes, citing media reports.
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 07:52 AM IST
The high order will provide a major boost to the Rajasthan chief minister, ahead of the Assembly elections due later this year.
Hindustan Times | By Musab Qazi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2018 01:20 AM IST
A revised draft of the proposed bill, Maharashtra Private Tuition (Regulation) Act, 2018, which aims to regulate tuition classes in the state, now empowers the owners and organisations of such classes to decide the fees, but asserts that the fee needs to be “reasonable”.
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 06:40 PM IST
In Madhya Pradesh, he said, corruption prevailed from top to bottom in the government machinery and money was taken for every work whether it was an insignificant work or establishing of any industry
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Brajendra K Parashar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2018 12:44 PM IST
The dust storm that ripped through north India on May 2 left the electricity infrastructure shattered, with hundreds of villages still without power in around 20 affected districts in Uttar Pradesh.
Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2018 09:42 AM IST
Encroaching upon or destroying mangroves is illegal under the rules for wetlands and is also in violation of the orders issued by the Bombay high court to protect the green cover.
Press Trust of India, Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 10:32 PM IST
The court was disposing a petition by an executive trustee of Sri Kamatchi Amman temple in Cuddalore district, assailing an order of the local police refusing permission to the temple car festival conducted during night