April 02, 2020 1:28 am
The men, forced to stay home due to the lockdown, also can be seen standing around, making a usually woman-only chore a crammed affair. “I have no other option, we do not have an independent water connection. If I don’t step out, we will go without water. Zaruri hai,” said a woman.
May 29, 2019 12:36 am
According to the department’s orders, the SRA will pay Rs 300 crore towards the expense, while the MHADA will bear a burden of another Rs 200 crore. The state government has also decided to dive into a dedicated funding line earmarked for building affordable housing for economically weaker sections to raise the remaining Rs 300 crore.
April 27, 2019 7:50 am
Raghuveer Surupa, one of the organisers of TEDx Dharavi, is an IIM alumnus who has organised previous TEDx talks, including at IIM Ranchi and BITS Hyderabad. Among those scheduled to speak is Megha Gupta, who set up online platform Dharavimarket.com for Dharavi’s artisans.
February 11, 2019 9:02 am
During the last four years, the ministry sanctioned 72,80,851 houses in slums, grounded 38,67,191 houses, and completed 14,75,879, while 3,14,765 houses were unoccupied.
May 31, 2014 9:15 am
Maharashtra HDI report says the slum population of the state would account for a fifth of the country’s total slum population.
March 10, 2014 9:55 am
Totalling to more than 12 hectares of land, the plots were found by the land-starved housing board following a recent internal review.
February 06, 2012 3:09 am
Where Sena-MNS politicsscores over civic issues.
October 01, 2011 1:41 am
Calling an incident of murder a justifiable act,a sessions court has acquitted a family of five charged with assaulting and killing a person and seriously injuring his family members.