Smart city designates not yet spending smartly
Tuesday, December 25, 2018, 5:42 PM
Half of the first 20 cities chosen for 'smartening up' under the Smart City Mission have not even utilised 50% of their allocated funds over the last three years. Laggards include Guwahati, Kochi, Ludhiana, Belagavi, Davanagere, Solapur, Udaipur, Delhis VIP area or New Delhi Municipal Council, Jaipur and Pune. The ministry, however, does not feel progress of the mission is slow.
MoS Railways Rajen Gohain booked in rape case
Saturday, August 11, 2018, 7:27 AM
The Assam Police has filed a case against MoS for Railways Rajen Gohain for allegedly raping a woman in Assam's Nagaon district. The case was registered after the woman filed a complaint against the Gohain on August 2. Superintendents of Police (SP) Shankar Barata, however, said that the woman later asked the police to withdraw the case in the middle of the investigation.