Charkop News

Charkop mangroves gutted in fire, govt suspects foul play

The ward officer, in his letter, has asked the deputy collector to make arrangements to protect the mangroves by replacing the damaged barbed wire fencing urgently.

Furore over fires

Residents of Charkop in Kandivali have complained that mangroves in the area are being destroyed deliberately by setting them on fire.


MMRDA wants CRZ norms relaxed for car depot

MMRDA will meet and request Union environment minister Jayanti Natarajan to relax norms for a car depot proposed in a coastal regulation zone at Charkop.

MHADA to sell 1,002 houses this year

MHADA will release 1,002 affordable houses to be sold in Mumbai through annual lottery this year.

Accused killed boy before making ransom calls: Cops

The Kandivali police investigating the kidnap and murder of a five-year-old boy,have found that the accused,a teenager,had killed the victim even before making a ransom call to his parents.

MMRDA bats for underground Metro,to send proposal to CM

Having faced complications in constructing an elevated Metro line in Mumbai,the city’s development authority soon plans to send a proposal to the Chief Minister to build the much-delayed Charkop-Bandra-Mankhurd Metro as an underground corridor instead of an elevated one.


MHADA home aspirants in for two-year wait

ASPIRING home buyers who have pinned their hopes on next year’s draw of lots by the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) may have to wait for two years to get possession of the homes.

Suicide: Mob seeks arrest of those booked,assault cops

The officers of Charkop police station in Kandivali west were manhandled and even slapped by a mob of over 2,500 people who protested outside the police station premises on Thursday.

Healthcare,water needs fail to keep pace with Kandivali growth

Among one of the areas in Mumbai which have grown as middle class housing after large swathes of mangroves were cut and the land was reclaimed,Charkop in western Kandivali is now a congested housing region,bustling with high demands of civic facilities.

Elevated Metro corridor: MMRDA surprised at protests by residents

Stiff opposition from residents against the elevated Metro Rail from Charkop to Mankhurd via Bandra has left the nodal agency for the project surprised.