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.
Gangster Chhota Rajan's trusted aide DK Rao was arrested for allegedly demanding Rs 50 lakh in extortion from a Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) project consultant in Dharavi area of Central Mumbai, the police said on Thursday.
Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday demanded a CBI inquiry into a "claim" made by an IAS officer posted earlier in the SRA that he had paid Rs 7 crore to a former chief secretary of Maharashtra to cancel his transfer from the "lucrative" post.
Congress asserts that Prakash Mehta "illegally" approved transfer of slum dwellers' building rights to a major builder, SD Corporation, in a slum redevelopment project
Devendra Fadnavis says allegations against housing minister Prakash Mehta are 'politically motivated'
Devendra Fadnavis said housing minister Prakash Mehta cannot be accused of corruption merely on the basis of a file noting made by him
Rift in the opposition camp came to the fore on the eve of monsoon session of Maharashtra legislature on Sunday, with the NCP and Congress holding separate press conferences.
When votes are counted on 23 February to determine who will represent which civic ward in Mumbai, the chances are more slum-dwellers will have cast their votes than those who don't live in slums
Mumbai RTI activist murder: CIC directs authorities to declassify information sought by Bhupendra Vira
Chief Information Commissioner of Maharashtra Ratnakar Gaikwad on Monday asked authorities to ensure a thorough probe into the murder of RTI activist Bhupendra Vira and make public the information sought by him.
A <em>CNN-IBN</em> ground report in a slum rehabilitation scheme in Goregaon has revealed the shocking living conditions and crumbling buildings constructed with substandard material that are in imminent danger of collapse.