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Bombay HC quashes BMC's demolition order of Kangana Ranaut's bungalow after staying proceedings in September
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Bombay HC quashes BMC's demolition order of Kangana Ranaut's bungalow after staying proceedings in September

Bombay High Court says the act of demolition was "actuated by legal malice," adding it disapproves of authorities using "muscle power" against citizens.

BMC did not follow own rules, 'something fishy' in Kangana Ranaut's bungalow demolition: Bombay HC
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BMC did not follow own rules, 'something fishy' in Kangana Ranaut's bungalow demolition: Bombay HC

The bench noted that in cases of similar illegalities in buildings close to Kangana Ranaut's, the BMC had waited for several days to carry out the demolition.

BMC demolishes 'illegal alterations' at Kangana Ranaut's Mumbai bungalow
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BMC demolishes 'illegal alterations' at Kangana Ranaut's Mumbai bungalow

Earlier in the day, BMC posted a second notice outside Kangana Ranaut's bungalow, informing her of the action being taken by the civic body, he said.

55-meter-high Jain Coral Cove demolished in Kochi for violating CRZ norms; third building razed after SC order
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55-meter-high Jain Coral Cove demolished in Kochi for violating CRZ norms; third building razed after SC order

55-meter high Jain Coral Cove was built in violation of Coastal Regulation Zone norms in Maradu Municipality

Narendra Modi's Kashi-Viswanath Temple Corridor gets boost as SC clears demolition of shops hindering progress in Varanasi project
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Narendra Modi's Kashi-Viswanath Temple Corridor gets boost as SC clears demolition of shops hindering progress in Varanasi project

The Supreme Court cleared the demolition of six shops in Varanasi that were seen as a thorn in the side of the Rs 600-crore Kashi-Viswanath Temple Corridor project, which would create an open 50-feet wide corridor between the Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga Temple complex and the adjacent Ganges’ Manikarnika and Lalita ghats

Bombay HC seeks explanation from Maharashtra govt for 'gross delay' in demolition of illegal shrines in state
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Bombay HC seeks explanation from Maharashtra govt for 'gross delay' in demolition of illegal shrines in state

The request comes after the Maharashtra government filed another request for an extension in the deadline. Prior to this, the government had said it would finish the process of demolition by August 2016. It later sought extension till December 2017 to comply with the order.

Kamala Mills fire: BMC initiates demolition drive against errant restaurants ahead of New Year's Eve
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Kamala Mills fire: BMC initiates demolition drive against errant restaurants ahead of New Year's Eve

A day after 14 people lost their lives in a fire that broke in Kamala Mills Compound, the BMC carried out a demolition drive against illegal structures in the premises

25 years since Babri Masjid demolition: For RSS and VHP, Ram Temple in Ayodhya symbolises emotional space for Hindus, not anti-Muslim sentiment
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25 years since Babri Masjid demolition: For RSS and VHP, Ram Temple in Ayodhya symbolises emotional space for Hindus, not anti-Muslim sentiment

It is on record that when the structure at the disputed site in Ayodhya was demolished not one of the hundreds of other mosques in Ayodhya and Faizabad were touched.

Supreme Court stays order to demolish multi-level car parking lot near Taj Mahal
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Supreme Court stays order to demolish multi-level car parking lot near Taj Mahal

Supreme Court on Friday stayed its order directing demolition of a multi-level car parking being constructed near the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra.

Massive fire breaks out in Mumbai’s Bandra slums; four, including one fireman, injured
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Massive fire breaks out in Mumbai’s Bandra slums; four, including one fireman, injured

A major fire broke out at Bandra's Garib Nagar slums in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon during a demolition drive and engulfed around 300 hutments

Mumbai: Blaze outside Bandra railway station contained; four, including one fireman injured
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Mumbai: Blaze outside Bandra railway station contained; four, including one fireman injured

A massive fire broke out around 3 pm at Garibnagar slums in Bandra east on Thursday. The fire broke out near the east side of Bandra railway station.

Fire at Chennai Silks in T Nagar: Building to be demolished in three days
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Fire at Chennai Silks in T Nagar: Building to be demolished in three days

The fire that gutted a textile showroom in Chennai has been extinguished and work to demolish the building housing it is expected to commence soon.

Arjun Kapoor's illegal terrace gym demolished by civic officials; actor made to pay Rs 8,000 fee
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Arjun Kapoor's illegal terrace gym demolished by civic officials; actor made to pay Rs 8,000 fee

The BMC had issued a notice to Arjun Kapoor in March 2016 instructing the actor to present documents of legality of his terrace gym but he failed to do so

Order to demolish Adarsh is welcome, but will corrupt nexus ever learn?
Mumbai

Order to demolish Adarsh is welcome, but will corrupt nexus ever learn?

An unfinished 31-storey Adarsh Housing society structure in Mumbai's prime real estate area of Colaba has for long stood as a living symbol of a corrupt nexus between the politicians, bureaucrats, some armed forces officers and builders. Worse, this scam was made out from what had began with a most noble cause idea — housing for Kargil war widows.

Adarsh should go: The message to the corrupt has to be strong, unequivocal
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Adarsh should go: The message to the corrupt has to be strong, unequivocal

If the Adarsh demolition goes through, it would send a strong message across the network of the powerful and the corrupt

Demolition company tears down wrong house, blames Google Maps
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Demolition company tears down wrong house, blames Google Maps

A demolition company in Rowlett, Texas accidentally demolished the wrong house and pushed the blame on Google Maps.

CBI raids: BJP says Kejriwal suffers from 'Modi-phobia'; agency finds 14 whisky bottles, slaps another FIR
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CBI raids: BJP says Kejriwal suffers from 'Modi-phobia'; agency finds 14 whisky bottles, slaps another FIR

The knives are out, sharper and angrier. A new, bitter standoff between the Centre and Delhi government has found its way into vitriolic 140 character tweets after the print and electronic media went back to file their stories for the day

Did you know? In between tweets, Kejriwal pokes pins into a voodoo doll that looks like Lt Governor Jung...
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Did you know? In between tweets, Kejriwal pokes pins into a voodoo doll that looks like Lt Governor Jung...

Mr Modi’s is so quiet on National Herald, Kejriwal, Delhi demolition.... maybe because he is on the INS Vikramaditya pumping sunshine into the armed forces though it is unlikely he will talk about OROP or the fact that we have butter but obsolete guns and ammunition reserves for so short a time that if we did have a war we’d have to take timeouts like they do in the IPTL.

Are these children safe now? You have forced them to shiver in the cold: HC slams Delhi demolition drive
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Are these children safe now? You have forced them to shiver in the cold: HC slams Delhi demolition drive

Enraged over a railway demolition drive in west Delhi that has been blamed for the death of a six-month-old infant, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, announcing that there will be no further slum demolitions without rehabilitation.

Railways demolition: AAP accuses Centre of 'selective targeting'
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Railways demolition: AAP accuses Centre of 'selective targeting'

Delhi's ruling AAP on Sunday accused the Centre of "selective targeting" in carrying out anti-encroachment activities, and said "god will not forgive" those who have rendered "hundreds of people homeless" in biting cold.