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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......

A tale of two 'terrorists' and a cautionary lesson

The Malegaon blasts case and the 1993 Mumbai blasts case have a strange parallel.Syed Firdaus Ashraf explains how the two terror cases separated by ideological motives and nearly a decade between......

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......

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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PMC chalks plan to move riverside locals

The spot at Vittalwadi on Sinhagad Road. PIC: NIKHIL GHORPADE Debris dumped on blue line was removed making the area prone to flooding Pune... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/pune/civic/PMC-chalks-plan-to-move-riverside-locals/articleshow/52439940.cms
Christians take stance against land grabbing

Protesters demand the end to the land grabbing of church property in Mumbai on May 22. (Photo by Jacinto Dasan) Mumbai: Some 3,000 Catholics... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/christians-take-stance-against-land-grabbing/32238/daily
Rabies is just one reason why stray dogs are a snarling menace in India

Last week, six-year-old Ramya was mauled badly by a pack of stray dogs in a suburb in Bengaluru. She was badly injured and is recovering in a... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/india/stray-dogs-india-bengaluru-sterilisation-measures-animal-birth-control-programmes-animal-rights-2797880.html
A lesson from Dongri on mocking the law

By Tanvi Deshpande | Posted 3 hours The building had permission for only four floors, but has become an 11-storey structure. The smug owner has... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/razed-and-raised-a-lesson-from-dongri-on-mocking-the-law/17269150
RPI likely to agitate against BJP

The Republican Party of India (RPI) president Ramdas Athavale has now decided to start a fresh agitation against the state government, protesting... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/city-news/rpi-likely-to-agitate-against-bjp/article_167952

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