West Delhi’s incumbent MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma is contesting from the constituency again on a BJP ticket. While Verma had 97 percent attendance in parliament, his participation in debates was below average
The Centre has been actively promoting municipal bonds as a source to fund development of cities, but those with lower credit ratings may not find it a very smooth option to raise money through the same.
HLRN report lays out details of forced eviction in Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad and other Tier I cities in 2017; finds beautification, ‘slum-clearance’ and smart city projects to be the top cause, followed by infrastructure projects.
When we talk about a cadre of municipal professionals for smart cities and urban local bodies, it would be good for such professionals to be a part of respective trade guilds created by due legislation, says Anirban Choudhury.