Parliamentary panel to hold consultations on real estate Bill in Mumbai today.
Estranged cousin Dhananjay was the initial ‘whistleblower’; WCD dept stands by Pankaja.
Current goal of 19 lakh homes by 2022 too steep to achieve, say officials.
BMC has cited a Supreme Court ruling of 2013 that mandates minimum 15 to 25 per cent of the plot area as recreational open space at the ground level.
City receives 197 mm rain, witnesses a high tide of 4.45 metres; commuters hit hard as locals cancelled; Bombay High Court declares holiday, schools shut.
At least 250 pending cases where nod was sought for recovery of assets to compensate for loss to public exchequer.
“The ACB’s preliminary investigations suggest that the stay was questionable,” a senior state official said.
FSI hike, incentives to cover more beneficiaries.
Mumbai was ranked as the world’s 12th most expensive city to live and work in by global real estate giant Savills’ in 2014.
Earlier, Central assistance for water projects ranged between 75% and 90%. That has now been lowered to 50%, which burdens state finances.
70 Aarey stalls in Mumbai sealed for unauthorised use, flying squads to check supply of adulterated milktrade.
The government has delegated these powers to MHADA, which could benefit around 2,200 buildings in the island city
Buffer zones reduced to 150 metres for central jails, 100 metres for district jails in line with Centre’s jail manual
Six in 10 applicants opt out of online test.
‘Developer of twin 64-storey project seeks perks for rehabilitating himself’, govt agencies raise red flag
Senior officials said that the government is looking at international agencies that undertake the cloud-seeding exercise.
The decision to discontinue the retirement postings comes after an RTI activist Anil Galgali had raised voice against the issue.
Maharashtra was the first to enact the Lokayukta and Upa Lokayukta Act in 1971.
The state plans to charge 18-24 paise for each litre of milk sold under the arrangement, according to official sources.
Builders no longer need to construct EWS, LIG homes in most projects now.
Barely seven months after the assembly polls, identity politics is the flavour of Maharashtra politics.
Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan: Whatever could be achieved in a year was achieved, the controversies courted by certain elements in the BJP had not sent the “right signal”
In assessing his government’s first year, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan says controversial remarks from within BJP and affiliates have sent wrong signals.
The CIDCO, a state-run undertaking, and the nodal agency for the NMIA project, has acquired 671 hectares of private land owned by 1,200 villagers for the airport project.
Barring a 6-metre stretch for access to fire engines, no other restrictions on ground coverage would be applicable to the units.
Devendra Fadnavis directed officials to consider the option of elevated stretches for the Charkop-Bandra-Dahisar and Wadala-Thane-Kasarvadavali Metro lines.
Notification soon; once notified as integrated industrial areas, land parcels measuring over 40 hectares can see commercial & residential developments
The state BJP chief initially denied having demanded any special status from the state, but later said it was possible that the CMO enquired about it on its own.
Irregular tenders worth several hundred crore were floated in the run up to polls.
Govt may find it tough to bear burden on its own.
The state revenue department notified fresh guidelines to allow direct purchase of land.
Amnesty scheme for traders defaulting on LBT on the cards
Fadnavis govt has decided to put into practice a Aadhaar-based unique child education tracking system in the age group of 6-14 years.
New policy draft pushes for additional FSI, another proposal crafts an exit route for IT parks.
Govt considering per tree fee to replace prior permission, also plans to exempt MSMEs from seeking nod to draw water up to a certain limit from dams.
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