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Bad news for poor as Mumbai clamps down on primary schools

In a major measure, Mumbai’s municipal corporation has sent legal notices to 249 private primary schools asking them to shut down. The step threatens to disrupt the already inadequate......

Shiv Sena loses appetite over vada pav politics

The Shiv Sena that rules the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai along with its ideological ally Bharatiya Janata Party, has unwittingly realised that excessive politics based on vada pav, the......

HC orders demolition of Adarsh building

It also stayed the order for 12 weeks to enable Adarsh Housing Society to file an appeal in the Supreme Court. Holding that the scam-tainted 31-storey Adarsh apartments was illegally......

Fleeing thirst, they find uneasy refuge in Mumbai

Thousands of villages in Maharashtra's Marathwada region have been devastated by the worst drought in a century.Thousands of villagers have fled Marathwada hoping to find some form of livelihood in......

Coping with water wars

The wars of the future will be fought over water and if they occur on large scale, will be far more devastating than any we have seen yet, says Shreekant Sambrani. IMAGE: Residents wait for......

Govt to expedite Dharavi rehab plan

Ahead of the crucial elections to the Greater Mumbai Municipal Corporation next month, the Maharashtra government on Monday took a crucial decision with regard to the eligibility of the occupiers......

Crippling story of India's urban infra projects

Of the 538 projects examined, 294 suffered from cost overruns, 303 from time overruns, and 166 projects suffered both time as well as cost overruns.     With the announcement of 20 names......

Disaster risks grow, as India's cities flounder

Poor land-use planning, indiscriminate approvals of building plans and the absence of disaster-risk assessment in urban design have resulted in what experts term concentrated concretization,......

Is India growing? No, development has not reached all corners

India is the third largest economy in purchasing parity terms, it is also home to the world's largest numbers of poor, illiterate, sick and hungry people, notes Shreekant Sambrani. The Idea of......

Ahmedabad: Two steps forward, one step back

Since many of Modi’s urban policies were initiated in Ahmedabad, the city may act as a template to examine what can be expected in a country that is witnessing the biggest migration from......

'Actors these days don't have unique voices like Amitabh'

'Dubbing for Rajiv Gandhi was very challenging.' 'Amitabh Bachchan told me, "I don't appreciate other people doing my voice".' Midway through Rediff.com's interview with Patcy N, Chetan Sashital......

When Rani faced the music!

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to.   Rani Mukerji is spotted in this rather kitschy ensemble at the Uninor Mirchi Music Awards 2010 in Mumbai, on...

Directing India's best children's film

Mumbai-based P N Ramachandra won this year's prestigious National Award for the best children's film Putaani Party. The director, who earlier won laurels for his Tulu film Suddha, talks......

'It's justified if women want to dominate men'

Harman Baweja was all set to be the next Bollywood star. But a dismal debut, Love Story 2050, crashed his hopes of becoming an overnight sensation. His next release Victory sank his career even......

Shift IPL matches after April 30 out of Maharashtra, HC tells BCCI

IMAGE: The groundstaff water the pitch at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI In a big blow to the Board of Control for Cricket in India, the Bombay high court on Wednesday ordered......

HC refuses to stay IPL opener, raps Maharashtra government over water crisis

IMAGE: Teams line up ahead of a World T20 game at Wankhede Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images. The Bombay high court declined to stay the opening match in the ninth edition of the......

HC raps BCCI, suggests shifting IPL out of drought-hit Maharashtra

- 'People are more important or your IPL matches? How can you be so careless? Who wastes water like this? This is criminal wastage. You know what the condition is in Maharashtra.' IMAGE: The......

End of the race for Mahalaxmi Race Course?

Derby regulars and riding enthusiasts are a worried lot as municipal authorities contemplate replacing the iconic Mahalaxmi Race Course with a public park, says Ranjita Ganesan. In 1984, renowned......

Maharashtra govt asks BMC to waive penalty on Tendulkar's house

The Maharashtra government on Thursday asked Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Subodh Kumar to waive the penalty Sachin Tendulkar may have to pay for moving into his new house......
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Plot for the building was also illegally occupied

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court has held that the plot on which the 31-storey Adarsh building stands in Colaba was not even available to begin with.... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/adarsh-scam-plot-for-the-building-was-also-illegally-occupied/articleshow/52101374.cms
BJP demands strict action against water mafia in City

BJP demands strict action against water mafia in City — By | May 04, 2016 12:06 am Mumbai : The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded strict... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/bjp-demands-strict-action-against-water-mafia-in-city/839708
MMRDA-like body to be set up across state

Other cities in Maharashtra will soon have an authority on the lines of the Maharashtra Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA), which... ...

http://www.asianage.com/mumbai/mmrda-body-be-set-across-state-204
Mrinaltai Gore, the ultimate woman leader of Mumbai

For those who knew Mrinaltai Gore, it is not difficult to imagine her reaction to her name being given to a flyover connecting the eastern side of... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/mumbai/mrinaltai-gore-the-ultimate-woman-leader-of-mumbai/story-KzEO4eHKi3M32Q90fpOG4I.html
Quid pro quo in Adarsh Society cannot be ruled out, observes HC

Bureaucrats, ministers, army officers or their kith and kin became members of Adarsh Society and, prima facie , the possibility of quid pro quo... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/quid-pro-quo-in-adarsh-society-cannot-be-ruled-out-observes-hc/article8548554.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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