Why did women take to the streets across India in this pre-election season? What are Delhi’s model wards going to showcase? And why should Mumbai be concerned about the summer ahead? All this and more news from across our cities over the last seven days.
Chittoor MP, Naramalli Sivaprasad usually gets the spotlight for his role play in various costumes outside the Lok Sabha. As he prepares to contest for a third time from the constituency, we ask him about his performance in the house as well as his plans for Chittoor city.
The Congress President’s recent tweet highlights an issue critical to governance of Indian cities: accountable political leadership at the local level. Could a system of directly elected mayors, as promised by Rahul Gandhi, be the answer?
If you don’t find the names of your family members in the voters’ list of your booth, do not assume that they aren’t in the electoral rolls. They could just belong to some other ‘part’ and if you are wondering what that means, here’s the answer.
Lok Sabha elections are set to take place between April 11th and May 19th, in seven phases across the country. If you have not registered to vote yet, you may still be able to enrol! Here’s how to do it and other important information for voters.
Is your name there on the electoral rolls? How do you report any observed violation of the election code of conduct? Do you have a family member who needs physical assistance while voting? For this and more, check out what the ECI has to offer by way of smart technology.
The much awaited schedule for elections to the Lok Sabha, the current term of which ends in June 2019, has been announced. The mammoth electoral exercise, which has been hailed as ‘the festival of democracy’
A plan for transfer of ownership to residents of Delhi’s unauthorised colonies, reduction and waiver in property tax for small houses in Mumbai, and tragic deaths of two infants in Hyderabad in a case of medical negligence — this and more news from across cities.
Data shows that women MPs form 11.58% of the total number of MPs in the 16th Lok Sabha. That and four more charts explain the status of women in Parliament and offer a bird’s eye view of women’s representation in state assemblies.