Residents of Trivandrum took the relaxations as a nod to get back to how it was before the corona outbreak and caused traffic bottlenecks at different parts of the city on April 20. In fact, the capital city is a hot spot though Thiruvananthapuram district as a whole is categorised as Orange zone.
With the economy on the verge of collapse, the state government has taken three immediate steps: cash relief to BPL families, a consumer loan scheme to be managed by women, and a push for rural employment guarantee schemes.
Congress’s two-time MP Shashi Tharoor had won from Trivandrum parliamentary constituency by a narrow margin in the 2014 polls. This election, BJP’s Kummanam Rajasekaran is expected to give him a tough fight
In December 2017, the Forum of Cities that Segregate was instituted by the Centre for Science and Environment. Now a report assessing waste management in 20 forum cities shows that smaller cities may be showing the way.
Pune tops the fifth Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems conducted by Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, while Bengaluru is in the last position. A summary of the key findings from the survey.