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Mumbai is not for builders, says Bombay HC, pulls up 2 for default
This city is not for developers, and the Slum Rehabilitation Act (SRA) is intended to serve the purpose of public welfare and not the developers, the Bombay high court said, directing two......
Illegal construction being removed at Rane's bungalow
The removal of unauthorised construction at Union minister Narayan Rane's bungalow in Mumbai's Juhu area started on Thursday, a civic official confirmed. IMAGE: Union Minister Narayan Rane's......
Raut dealt with unaccounted money but not proceeds of crime, says court
A special court in Mumbai has said that Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut dealt with some "unaccounted money" for purchasing plots at Kihim near Alibag in Raigad district, but the same cannot be......
Court calls Raut's arrest illegal, witch-hunt, asks why Wadhawans were spared
The arrest of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut in a money laundering case by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was ”illegal” and a "witch-hunt”, a special court in Mumbai said on Wednesday......
Sanjay Raut gets bail, HC will hear ED's plea on Thursday
The Bombay high court on Wednesday refused to grant any urgent stay on the bail granted to Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut by a special court in connection with a money laundering case. IMAGE:......
Realty goldmine or citizen minefield, Dharavi makeover gets wiggle room
Asia's largest urban slum, spread over 600 acres in the heart of India's financial capital, is home to an informal leather and pottery industry employing over 100,000. Raghavendra Kamath reports.......
RBI Ban Will Hike Housing Prices
A 5% increase is expected due to additional interest on approval costs. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Property developers' approval costs are likely to go up owing to the recent......
Singapore's Mapletree Investments buys land in Mumbai for Rs 525 crore
The Kanakia group, from which Mapletree did the purchase, had bought the plot from India Tube Mills and Metal Industries for Rs 363 crore in 2018. In one of the biggest land deals in the country......
Pandemic, a wake-up call for city planners: Tata
'High-value homes are designed and built on slum lands and slums are given residue. They do not have access to free air and live in close proximity of others.' The outbreak of Covid-19 is a......
How HDIL MD Sarang Wadhawan's party ended
Analysts say that PMC Bank case is only going to make matters worse for HDIL and the Wadhawans. IMAGE: HDIL managing director Sarang Wadhawan, also known as 'Sunny Dewan', heads home after a......
FIFA rules to protect female players' maternity rights
News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Korea DPR's referee Ri Hyang Ok in action during the FIFA Women's World Cup. Photograph: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images FIFA is......
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