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Mumbai's low-cost housing crunch: As activists blame weak political will, MHADA insists its flats continue to be popular
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Mumbai's low-cost housing crunch: As activists blame weak political will, MHADA insists its flats continue to be popular

In Mumbai, slums, lacking in basic infrastructure and amenities like water and electricity continue to proliferate, even as huge numbers of luxury housing units remain unsold.

Thane Police arrests Dawood Ibrahim's aide Riyaz Bhati for threatening builder to leave housing project
India

Thane Police arrests Dawood Ibrahim's aide Riyaz Bhati for threatening builder to leave housing project

An aide of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim arrested by Mumbai police earlier in an extortion case has been held by police in neighbouring Thane for allegedly threatening a builder to leave a housing project.

Labourer dead, 2 injured after dilapidated building collapses during demolition in Mumbai's Masjid Bunder area
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Labourer dead, 2 injured after dilapidated building collapses during demolition in Mumbai's Masjid Bunder area

A labourer died when a building under the jurisdiction of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority collapsed during demolition

Mumbai Fire Brigade receives one building collapse call almost each day: Poor maintenance, city planning are some reasons why
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Mumbai Fire Brigade receives one building collapse call almost each day: Poor maintenance, city planning are some reasons why

Mumbai is home to more than 130 skyscrapers. Some of these range from 100 metres (30-storeys) to over 250 metres (70 storeys), while the fire brigade's ladders range from 25-90 m only – sufficient only to reach up to under 30 floors.

Building collapse in Mumbai's Dongri: MHADA initiates process to raze remaining portion of dilapidated structure
India

Building collapse in Mumbai's Dongri: MHADA initiates process to raze remaining portion of dilapidated structure

MHADA had already said that the structure that collapsed on Tuesday was an illegal extension of Kesarbai building located on Tandel Street in Dongri.

Mumbai building collapse kills 14: Residents in maximum city prefer staying on in dilapidated buildings, here's why
India

Mumbai building collapse kills 14: Residents in maximum city prefer staying on in dilapidated buildings, here's why

The 16 July disaster in Mumbai's Dongri area that left 14 dead, came 709 days after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on 7 August 2017 identified the Kesarbai building as a 'dangerous structure' that needed to be 'vacated and demolished'. Last year, the BMC identified 619 buildings that are dangerous to live in.

Collapse of Kesarbai Building in Dongri: 499 Mumbai structures on same high-risk list as one that collapsed
India

Collapse of Kesarbai Building in Dongri: 499 Mumbai structures on same high-risk list as one that collapsed

With more than 40 people feared trapped in the collapse of a three-storeyed building in the Dongri area in south Mumbai on 16 July, 2019 — and 499 buildings in the city identified as similarly vulnerable — an IndiaSpend analysis of municipal data reveals that the fire- and disaster-management budget for India’s financial capital declined 38 percent over three years to 2020.

Mumbai Dongri building collapse: Toll rises to 14 as rescue operations continue; number of casualties likely to rise, say BMC officials
India

Mumbai Dongri building collapse: Toll rises to 14 as rescue operations continue; number of casualties likely to rise, say BMC officials

The death toll in a building collapse in south Mumbai's congested Dongri locality has risen to 14, the NDRF said on Wednesday, even as rescue and search operation from the rubble was still on

Mumbai Dongri Building Collapse updates: Toll rises to seven, reports ANI; MHADA says structure doesn't come under its purview
India

Mumbai Dongri Building Collapse updates: Toll rises to seven, reports ANI; MHADA says structure doesn't come under its purview

Mumbai Dongri Building Collapse LIVE updates: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has put out a statement saying that the collapsed building in Dongri did not come in its purview.

Three dead, six injured after under-construction building collapses near Azad Maidan in Mumbai's Goregaon area
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Three dead, six injured after under-construction building collapses near Azad Maidan in Mumbai's Goregaon area

At least, three people were killed and six others sustained injuries after an under-construction building near Azad Maidan in Mumbai's Goregaon collapsed on Sunday.

Maharashtra BJP leader Madhu Chavan booked for rape; case registered on directions of local court
India

Maharashtra BJP leader Madhu Chavan booked for rape; case registered on directions of local court

According to the complainant, Chavan allegedly assaulted her repeatedly between 2002 and 2017 on false promises, he said.

Tata Projects consortium to redevelop BDD chawl in Mumbai at a cost of Rs 11,744 crore
Business

Tata Projects consortium to redevelop BDD chawl in Mumbai at a cost of Rs 11,744 crore

The project, located in the premium hotspot of Worli, will involve redevelopment of 26 million square feet of area and it is set to employ over 10,000 people

MHADA buildings, slum redevelopment to be brought under Maharashtra RERA, says state minister Prakash Mehta
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MHADA buildings, slum redevelopment to be brought under Maharashtra RERA, says state minister Prakash Mehta

The redevelopment of existing slums and MHADA buildings will soon be brought under the regulations of the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority, state Housing Development Minister Prakash Mehta said on Monday.

Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde denies allegations on Samruddhi E-way, says land wasn't forcefully acquired
Politics

Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde denies allegations on Samruddhi E-way, says land wasn't forcefully acquired

Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday informed the Legislative Council that not even an inch of land for the proposed Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway was acquired forcefully.

Devendra Fadnavis planning to amend redevelopment laws to curb building collapse incidents
India

Devendra Fadnavis planning to amend redevelopment laws to curb building collapse incidents

In the backdrop of the Bhendi Bazaar building collapse that killed 34 people, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday said the state is planning to make some amendments to the redevelopment laws to prevent such mishaps in the future

Mumbai building collapse claims 34 lives: Bhendi Bazaar tragedy points out flaws in cluster redevelopment policy
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Mumbai building collapse claims 34 lives: Bhendi Bazaar tragedy points out flaws in cluster redevelopment policy

One of the aspects related to the building in Mumbai which definitely was a reason behind the tragedy was a poor cluster redevelopment policy.

Mumbai building collapse as it happened: Over 30 people killed in Bhendi Bazaar mishap
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Mumbai building collapse as it happened: Over 30 people killed in Bhendi Bazaar mishap

A rickety 117-year-old building with residences, godowns and a play school collapsed in the congested Bhendi Bazaar in south Mumbai on Thursday.

Building collapse in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar leaves 22 dead, 34 injured
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Building collapse in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar leaves 22 dead, 34 injured

At least 22 people were killed and another 34 injured when a 117-year-old, six-storey building collapsed near the JJ Hospital in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar on Thursday morning

Mumbai building collapse: 22 killed as over 100 years old building collapses in Bhendi Bazaar; authorities play blame game
Mumbai

Mumbai building collapse: 22 killed as over 100 years old building collapses in Bhendi Bazaar; authorities play blame game

It is not clear yet if the heavy rains that inundated Mumbai this week weakened the building.

Mumbai building collapse: Samajwadi Party holds MHADA, SBUT responsible, demands stringent action
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Mumbai building collapse: Samajwadi Party holds MHADA, SBUT responsible, demands stringent action

As the toll in the Mumbai building collapse rose to 16, SP sought to put the blame on housing body MHADA and the Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT)