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Maharashtra elections: BJP-Sena eye Dharavi, Congress bastion that withstood ‘Modi wave’ in 2014

In 2014, when the ‘Modi wave’ struck and many big names from the Congress-NCP alliance failed to retain their assembly seats, Dharavi was one of the five constituencies in Mumbai in which the Congress could not be unseated.

Mumbai: Redevelopment not an issue this poll season in Dharavi

Slum dwellers and small-scale traders feel cheated as nothing has changed since 2004 when the first revamp of Dharavi was planned. Some say that now redevelopment is not even a election issue.


Dharavi revamp: Seclink says delay has upset global investors

Seclink emerged as the frontrunner in February after the last round of tendering for the Rs 28,000-crore project. The only other company in the fray was the Adani Group.

Dharavi: 1 dead, two injured as scaffolding of under-construction building collapses

According to the police, around 10.30 pm on Sunday the iron scaffolding, erected to support labourers working at the under-construction building site, collapsed on an autorickshaw, injuring both the driver and the passenger, besides another pedestrian.

Dharavi rappers are the stars of FTII alumnus Udayan Biswas’s short film Mumbai Hustle

The film does away with the traditional mould of a documentary and observes the culture of hip-hop by following Dharmesh Parmar or MC Tod Fod, Aklesh Sutar or MC Mawali and Sreejit Nair aka Mayavi from Swadesi, who have also featured in the Bollywood film, Gully Boy.

Mumbai: Railways to sign MoU in a week to lease 45 acres for Dharavi redevelopment

A Dharavi Redevelopment Authority (DRA) official, who did not wish to be identified, said the railways would get Rs 1,000 crore in the first phase, of which Rs 800 crore would be given during the MoU and Rs 200 crore after six months.


Maharashtra govt to tap taxpayers to refund GST paid by Dharavi project developer

While the final estimates of the burden this would put on the exchequer are being worked out, government sources admitted the sop’s total worth may well go over Rs 3,000 crore.

Dubai-based firm bags Dharavi makeover project

On setting up of the SPV, the private firm will have to bring in an equity of Rs 400 crore, while the state government will invest another Rs 100 crore.

A day after bodies of woman, daughter found in Dharavi, husband & his lover held

The duo reportedly said they were in a relationship. A businessman, Sayyed works from an office in Wadala, while Aafreen, an employee with a private firm, lives near his office.

Mumbai: Norms for space between buildings to be relaxed

According to initial estimates, more than five crore square feet of saleable built-up space will be available after the rehabilitation of hutment dwellers, informal industrial units and setting up of infrastructure.

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Gandhi pays tribute to veteran actor Sunil Dutt

Mumbai, Jan 16 (ANI): : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to former Congress leader and veteran actor Sunil Dutt in Mumbai on Saturday. Rahul Gandhi, who started his 'Padyatra' from Bandra Bandstand to Dharavi, also addressed students of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS).