City

Kirron Kher the main force behind Tribune flyover, reveals RTI

From getting minister of road, transport and highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari’s nod for the Tribune flyover project in 2018 to pushing for a ‘bhoomi pujan’ at the earliest, Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher was the main force behind the flyover project, reveals information accessed by Hindustan Times under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

CM Thackeray urges police to win trust of citizens

Chief minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray met director general of police Subodh Jaiswal, city commissioner of police Sanjay Barve, and other senior officers of Maharashtra Police on Tuesday. He said his government would do “whatever it takes” to empower the police department and urged officers to win the confidence of the public.

The making of an urban tragedy

The horrendous fire tragedy at Anaj Mandi in the early hours of Sunday, December 8th, that killed 43 poor migrants, deafeningly signals a systemic failure to cope with urbanisation. Yet, this perspective still remains largely ignored. This is probably because one of the most surprising, and ironically banal, facts about the national Capital is that an overwhelming number of buildings here are illegal.

Asthma on the rise in Pune, say health experts

Doctors in the city have reported high incidence in the number of asthma cases in the city.While a study released by the pharma company Cipla said that there was a 45 per cent increase in the number of asthma cases in the city 2019, other health experts expressed a similar viewpoint.