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Saturday, December 05, 2020

Bhendi Bazaar


Bhendi Bazaar: SC stays redevelopment of building where once Dawood Ibrahim lived

October 16, 2020 9:28 am

The top court’s stay order comes as a setback to the redevelopment plans of the Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT) that has undertaken one of the country’s largest cluster redevelopment project in Bhendi Bazaar.

Finding Manto, Urdu literature in a walk through Bhendi Bazaar

November 05, 2019 2:03 am

The literary and cultural organisation Urdu Markaz and the Centre for Study of Society and Secularism, which have been organising the walks for the past five years, led the 15 students from St Xavier’s College through Bhendi Bazaar on Monday afternoon.

Maharashtra government steps in to acquire private plots from landowners in Bhendi Bazaar

June 04, 2019 3:47 am

According to the collector’s notice, these landowners will now be paid 25 per cent over and above their plot’s market value as determined by the government. Deputy Collector (Land Acquisition) Sushma Satpute issued the notice.

Memory of 34 deaths still fresh, tenants in Bhendi Bazaar continue to resist relocation

June 08, 2018 5:13 am

Close to a year since 34 people died after a building collapsed in Bhendi Bazaar, the monsoon this year has residents on the edge.

Environment clearance for Bhendi Bazaar Redevelopment Project

September 08, 2017 3:59 pm

“As there were minor changes proposed including the building height, we had to seek the MoEF’s approval for it and were waiting for it. The clearance was granted at a meeting in August,” said Abbas Master, CEO of SBUT.

Residents stay put in ‘dangerous buildings’, demand relocation closer to Bhendi Bazaar

September 08, 2017 4:01 pm

Polio-affected Fatema Jaffer resides on the second floor of Bootwala building, near the now collapsed Husaini Manzil. Her family has been asking for a transit camp accommodation near Bhendi Bazaar, but in vain.

Mumbai building collapse highlights: Death toll rises to 24, CM announces ex-gratia of five lakhs for kin of those dead

August 31, 2017 11:42 pm

Mumbai building collapse: At least 22 people have been killed. An NDRF team immediately reached the spot. Rescue operations are underway.

Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project receives final BMC nod

December 31, 2015 3:50 am

The corporation granted a commencement certificate to Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT), implementing the Bhendi Bazaar makeover for its first phase of two clusters, comprising four buildings.

Bhendi Bazaar project: Co-owner questioning sale may be taking advantage of cluster redevelopment, says HC

September 11, 2014 12:54 am

The property had also been attached by the TADA Court in the Mumbai bomb blast case of 1993.

Portion of building collapses in Bhendi Bazaar

July 11, 2014 1:03 am

Galabhai Chawl is one of the 250 dilapidated buildings part of the 16.5-acre Bhendi Bazaar cluster.