Mar 14, 2015 06:35 PM
The fifth edition of the National Community Radio Sammelan will focus on good governance among other community issues.
[OneWorld] [India] [Community Radio Sammelan] [Development] [Sanitation] [South Asia]
Feb 19, 2015 06:45 PM
The aim of the fellowship is to strengthen public awareness and engagement on issues of decentralized planning.
[Governance] [GoI-UNDP Media Fellowships] [Farmers] [Indian Government] [South Asia]
Feb 10, 2015 01:55 PM
After making the issue of corruption the hallmark of its protests, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party wins Delhi poll with a huge margin sailing on the promise of cheaper electricity and clean drinking water.
[South Asia] [Corruption] [Drinking water] [Education for All] [Arvind Kejriwal] [India] [Aam Aadmi Party]
Nov 21, 2014 05:15 PM India’s Jindal University has bagged a contract to train Afghanistan’s civil servants.
Oct 31, 2014 01:25 PM The police officers should be a mix of 'Half Steel' and 'Half Wax', said Rajnath Singh, the Indian Home Minister.
Oct 27, 2014 03:15 PM Dr Jitendra Singh, India’s Minister of State for Science & Technology, said that Indian bureaucrats need constant re-orientation because they are faced with new challenges every day.
Oct 01, 2014 02:55 PM People’s representatives should buckle down to hard work by dedicating themselves to the service of the people, said Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan President.
Jun 09, 2014 11:14 AM
A delegation of Bhutanese Election Commission visits ECI for expanding relations between the two Election Management bodies.
[Election Commission of India] [Democracy] [South Asia]
May 19, 2014 11:07 AM Among the countries which participated include Namibia, Nigeria, Lesotho, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal and Bhutan.
Apr 09, 2014 09:00 AM
Most of the major political parties in the fray have allotted a special section focusing on children’s issues in their manifestos.
[South Asia] [India] [Child Rights] [Child Labour]
Feb 12, 2014 05:47 PM
“We need to think on the possibilities of creating smart sustainable cities,’’said Amitabh Kant, MD, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC).
[South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [DSDS 2014] [India] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit]
Jan 23, 2014 06:45 PM Venkatesh Valluri, Chairman and President, Ingersoll Rand India, says that DSDS is a platform where the developed world and the developing world come together for the overall benefit of humanity. He believes that it's just not about policy and guidelines which this group can charter out and build, but also talk about the unique opportunity which can actually be deployed for the benefit of the human race. The three key subjects of food water and energy can actually be solved by technology. Valluri also emphasizes on the 'convergence approach' -- pooling in technologies together to build solutions and not just one isolated way of developing a technology or innovation. DSDS has matured and continues to mature and Venkatesh Valluri feels proud to be a part of this initiative.
Jan 09, 2014 10:00 AM
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the number to deal with graft complaints will be functional from 8 in the morning to 10 in the night on all days.
[Accountability] [Arvind Kejriwal] [Delhi government] [Corruption & transparency] [Governance]
Jan 06, 2014 10:05 AM
Most voters preferred to stay at home fearing violence during the polling in 147 out of 300 constituencies in 59 districts.
[Bangladesh] [Bangladesh Prime Minister] [Bangladesh Elections] [South Asia] [Sri Lanka]
Dec 27, 2013 10:20 AM
Opposition BNP chief Khaleda Zia has asked the government to shelve up coming elections fearing ‘it could be last nail to the coffin of democracy’.
[Bangaldesh] [Democracy] [South Asia]
Dec 26, 2013 10:46 AM
Delhi CM designate Arvind Kejriwal has said he will start implementing his party's manifesto from the day his government takes charge.
[Accountability] [Delhi Chief Minister] [India] [South Asia] [Corruption & transparency]
Dec 16, 2013 03:06 PM
The changes approved by the Indian Cabinet will ensure political impartiality of the civil services.
[Corruption & transparency] [Indian Government] [South Asia] [Governance] [Accountability]
Dec 11, 2013 04:02 PM
Elections are root cause of corruption in India, states S Y Qureshi, Former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India.
[Accountability] [South Asia] [Governance] [Corruption & transparency] [Indian Government]