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Sonu Sood withdraws plea from Supreme Court against Bombay HC's 'illegal construction' order
Entertainment

Sonu Sood withdraws plea from Supreme Court against Bombay HC's 'illegal construction' order

The Supreme Court orally observed that no coercive action be taken against Sonu Sood until the BMC decides on his application for regularisation

Bombay HC extends Sonu Sood's interim protection order in alleged illegal construction case
Entertainment

Bombay HC extends Sonu Sood's interim protection order in alleged illegal construction case

Bombay High Court has granted three weeks' time to Sonu Sood to file an appeal and stayed the order for coercive action by the BMC against the actor.

Kerala CPM MLA calls woman IAS officer ‘without brains’; revenue minister lends his support to official
India

Kerala CPM MLA calls woman IAS officer ‘without brains’; revenue minister lends his support to official

CPI(M) MLA S Rajendran courted controversy after he publicly slandered a young woman IAS officer in Munnar, saying she lacked brains

Delhi ravaged by own citizens, officials, says SC over issue of illegal constructions, misuse of residential premises
India

Delhi ravaged by own citizens, officials, says SC over issue of illegal constructions, misuse of residential premises

Supreme Court on Friday lamented that after being pillaged by invaders for centuries, Delhi was now being ravaged by its own citizens and officials

BJP-led MCDs taking bribes, allowing unauthorised construction in Delhi: AAP
Politics

BJP-led MCDs taking bribes, allowing unauthorised construction in Delhi: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday alleged that BJP-led MCDs were allowing unauthorised construction in the city – if bribes were paid.

Supreme Court slams illegal constructions in Delhi, says rule of law has 'completely broken down'
India

Supreme Court slams illegal constructions in Delhi, says rule of law has 'completely broken down'

The rule of law over sanction to construct buildings has "completely broken down" in Delhi, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, expressing concern over rampant illegal constructions in the national capital

Manohar Lal Khattar govt to conduct aerial surveys to check encroachments in Haryana
India

Manohar Lal Khattar govt to conduct aerial surveys to check encroachments in Haryana

The Haryana government has decided to conduct aerial surveys using drones to keep a check on encroachments and illegal constructions on government properties in the state.

Kapil Sharma tweet row: Now police complaints filed against Comedy Nights host
Entertainment

Kapil Sharma tweet row: Now police complaints filed against Comedy Nights host

The BMC has filed a police case against kapil Sharma for illegal additions to his Goregaon flat. In addition, an MNS leader has also filed a police complaint against the comedian for failing to disclose the names of the civic officials who allegedly demanded a bribe from him.

Noida illegal housing row: SC orders Supertech to refund money or allot houses to flat owners
Real estate

Noida illegal housing row: SC orders Supertech to refund money or allot houses to flat owners

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked real estate company Supertech to refund the money to flat owners of Apex and Ceyane apartment complexes in Noida which were directed to be demolished by Allahabad High Court.<br />

Campa Cola: No water, power, but fight to save houses continues
Mumbai

Campa Cola: No water, power, but fight to save houses continues

At 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.

RTI activist commits suicide in Pimpri, NCP leader named in suicide note
India

RTI activist commits suicide in Pimpri, NCP leader named in suicide note

Vilas Baravkar reportedly left a suicide note naming a senior politician, IPS officer and 50 others.

SC to hear Campa Cola plea on 6 Jan, residents seek recall of earlier order
India

SC to hear Campa Cola plea on 6 Jan, residents seek recall of earlier order

The court was told that the information about the payment of the penalty to the municipal corporation became available in response to an RTI query. The court was told this information was not available with the court in its earlier hearings.

Armed with fresh evidence, Campa Cola society moves SC again
Mumbai

Armed with fresh evidence, Campa Cola society moves SC again

Documents in possession of the residents show that BMC had passed orders to regularise the work carried out. However, the penalty to be charged was not finalised.

Delhi HC seeks status report from DDA on illegal construction in city
India

Delhi HC seeks status report from DDA on illegal construction in city

The Delhi High Court has sought status report from DDA and other agencies of city government on a PIL alleging "rampant" illegal construction on public land in and around the capital

Illegal construction: Residents of plush Khar building may lose almost 50% of flat area
Economy

Illegal construction: Residents of plush Khar building may lose almost 50% of flat area

In yet another case of illegal construction, Mumbai-based realtor K Mordani Realty has misused provisions under the Development Control regulation to construct eight additional floors in a plush building on Khar 16 Road, which may now result in the building's residents losing a little less than 50 percent (40 percent) of their apartment areas

Not builder, but residents to pay for Campa Cola demolition
Economy

Not builder, but residents to pay for Campa Cola demolition

If you are planning to buy a house, make sure your building is legitimate by obtaining the 'legality certificates' or your fate my end up as the unfortunate residents of Campa Cola building in Worli.<br /><br />

Worli demolition: Builder body seeks amicable solution
Economy

Worli demolition: Builder body seeks amicable solution

Gundecha appealed to both the residents and the BMC to explore all options, including a review petition in the Supreme Court and giving some more time for the residents to find a way out of the crisis. <br /><br /> <br /><br />

Worli residents: Why is the BMC in a hurry to raze our flats?
Politics

Worli residents: Why is the BMC in a hurry to raze our flats?

An unprecedented Supreme Court order which permits the BMC to demolish all structures above the fifth floor of seven buildings in Worli's Campa Cola Compound will render 200 families homeless.

More people should complain against cops demanding bribes: RR Patil
Mumbai

More people should complain against cops demanding bribes: RR Patil

Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil said that the government wanted to send out a storng message by suspending the policeman and added that no one will be spared for protecting illegal construction.