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‘Demolish all Kochi’s Maradu flats within 138 days,’ says SC

The apex court also directed payment of R 25 lakh as interim compensation by the state government to each flat owner within four weeks.

27 Sep 2019 12:48 PM

'Attitude is of defiance': SC pulls up Kerala govt over illegal apartments

A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said it will pass a detailed order on Friday on the issue.

23 Sep 2019 1:58 PM

Former Andhra CM Naidu’s home in Amaravati to be demolished, given 7 days to vacate

A notice to this effect was pasted on the compound wall of Naidu’s residence by authorities on Saturday.

21 Sep 2019 7:28 PM

Wall of resort belonging to Azam Khan's son demolished

According to authorities, the 'Humsafar' resort was illegally constructed and built on government land.

16 Aug 2019 2:03 PM

Everybody has taken law in their hands, says SC on Delhi sealing drive

The bench made observation while hearing plea filed by owner of a motel, situated near Chhattarpur, which has been sealed by authorities.

24 Sep 2018 7:20 PM


HC seeks report in ‘illegal’ construction in pvt school

The HC bench also questioned the NGO for filing the petition and asked who was “instigating” it.

28 May 2018 1:18 AM

SC seeks names of officials posted in Kasauli during illegal construction

SC also asked state to apprise it about steps taken to ensure that no uauthorised construction was being carried out in the entire state.

09 May 2018 5:15 PM

AAP: MCDs allowing illegal construction

t has filed a PIL in the matter in the Delhi high court and demanded a straightforward policy for construction.

14 Dec 2017 3:13 AM

Delhi HC seeks response of DDA over illegal religious structures

Delhi HC also asked the authorities to ensure that there are no encroachments on public land or near metro stations.

10 Dec 2017 10:59 AM

State directs collectors, civic chiefs to protect hills

The government has also asked all the authorities to conduct a survey of constructions on the hills.

30 Nov 2017 6:43 AM


Panel blames graft for illegal buildings

Tells HC about nexus between officials, owners.

07 Oct 2017 1:58 AM

Part of Shah Rukh Khan’s studio building razed

The demolition drive was part of the civic body’s ongoing action against encroachments and illegal constructions in the city.

06 Oct 2017 2:27 AM

Illegal construction needs to be stopped: Delhi high court

It said that “development has to abide by the statutory Master Plan of the city”.

30 Jun 2017 2:27 AM

Focus on Old Delhi revamp after fire incidents

The two fires in the consecutive months of May and June were said to be caused by a short circuit.

25 Jun 2017 3:49 AM

Part of Arshad Warsi's Mumbai bungalow termed 'illegal', demolished

The demolition team served the notice to the actor on Saturday and demolished the illegal structure on Monday,

22 Jun 2017 10:21 AM


Hauz Khas Village under HC lens for illegal construction

Following PILs on the unlawful existence of restaurants, pubs, fashion studios, bars serving liquor without licence.

25 May 2017 2:46 AM

Delhi may turn into desert if forests disappear: Delhi HC

However, the residents of Indira Enclave had challenged the order and obtained a stay on its operation, he told the court.

22 May 2017 4:42 AM

West Bengal CM pulls up civic, power officials

Mamata also directed Howrah Municipal Corporation mayor Rathin Chakraborty to curb activities like pond-filling and illegal constructions.

13 May 2017 2:23 AM

Construction of artificial drain hits bird life in Surajpur wetland

Notably, the ownership of the Surajpur wetland is with the irrigation department.

26 Apr 2017 2:33 AM

BMC razes 77 slums for nullah

The drive would expedite the widening of nullahs before the monsoon, said civic officials.

22 Apr 2017 3:40 AM