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Illegal construction


Govt revokes clearance granted to Old Goa bungalow

December 01, 2021 3:23 am

The Town and Country Planning (TCP) Department issued the revocation order, taking back technical clearance granted on October 18, 2016 to Jose Maria de Gouveia de Pinto, erstwhile owner of the land.

Old Goa construction: Protesters press on with demolition demand

November 29, 2021 3:17 am

Members of the Save Old Goa Action Committee (SOGAC) also said about the CM’s statement that there was no official correspondence over the issue although they had submitted a memorandum to his office on September 29 and sought an appointment with him.

Illegal construction: Gujarat State govt says will give time to building owners

July 09, 2021 11:49 pm

A division bench of the Gujarat High Court, hearing a public interest litigation concerning fire safety and fire NOC in buildings, had earlier suggested to the state government that it may consider not granting fire NOC if a building does not have a valid Building Use (BU) permit.

Himachal officer’s murder: SC seeks status of probe, says non-implementation of law led to killing

May 03, 2018 2:27 pm

The apex court said assistant town planning officer Shail Bala Sharma died due to non-implementation of law related to unauthorised constructions.

BMC starts monthly inspections to curb illegal constructions, alterations

January 23, 2018 3:44 am

The step has been taken in the aftermath of the Kamala Mills fire, to keep illegal constructions at bay, thus preventing mishaps.

Despite High Court criticism, CM Devendra Fadnavis to legalise over 5 lakh illegal structures

October 08, 2017 2:35 am

The move will also extend a lifeline to the 20,000 residents of Navi Mumbai's Digha village, where the Bombay High Court had earlier ordered a demolition drive.

Illegal construction rampant under local gangs backed by political parties: Locals

June 30, 2017 2:26 am

According to people connected with promoting businesses in the adjoining areas, these gangs charge promoters around Rs 150 per square ft for allowing illegal construction.

Delhi HC to hear plea by leprosy-afflicted persons over illegal construction

February 11, 2016 4:07 am

A group of 268 families, who are all residents of the Tahirpur complex, have sought "sympathetic consideration" from the authorities, on grounds that they were suffering from the disease as well as social stigma.

Special squad to track illegal constructions being mulled

February 01, 2016 1:06 am

The team will have to stop illegal construction by issuing notices and initiating action, says Chief Secretary Swadeen Kshatriya.

‘Illegal’ constructions come up in Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary

October 03, 2015 12:51 am

The state forest department recently filed complaints against two persons, Suleman Ayub Chaki and Sanjay Mahadev Bavle, for alleged contempt of the HC order.