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Jul 01, 2014
Campa Cola: No water, power, but fight to save houses continuesAt Campa Cola compound, some have moved out but continue to visit everyday, determined to make their presence felt in the building and in spite of the threat of a contempt petition.
Jun 20, 2014
Campa Cola case: Punishing the victims and sparing the guiltyThe Mumbai municipal authorities are trying to evict residents of the Campa Cola compound, some of whose floors were illegally constructed and ordered by the Supreme Court to be razed. But they are not the guilty parties in this scandal
Nov 26, 2013
Save Campa Cola video screened at theatres in MumbaiThree residents of the society also made a short film in an attempt to give the public a peek into the lives of the residents.
Nov 15, 2013
Controlling illegal buildings: What Mumbai can learn from AhmedabadA building's overall legality can be verified by the availability of an occupation certificate and original drawings approved by the BMC. However, it is beyond a layperson's capacity to verify whether the offered space lies within the approved part of a project or is an illegal extension.
Nov 14, 2013
Campa Cola: No count of buildings without OC in MumbaiThe BMC has data on how many building proposals are received each year and how many occupation certificates granted, but no backlog of how many cases are pending where a commencement certificate was issued but not the OC.
Apr 26, 2013
Demolition of illegal Mumbai flats: Why hit the innocent?The civic body is making a virtue of a necessity. Why did the illegal flats come up in the first place?
Apr 12, 2013
Illegal buildings: FIR against 37 suspended Mumbai cops for taking bribesAn FIR was registered against 37 Mumbai policemen, suspended after an activist caught them on camera allegedly accepting bribes to turn a blind eye to an illegal structure in suburban Kurla, police said today.