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In Khargone, a tale of two PMAY houses: one bulldozed, other vandalised by mob

May 15, 2022 7:52 pm

In the violence that erupted during a Ram Navami procession, at least 10 houses belonging to her neighbours were set ablaze. Her main door’s a gaping hole, so is the window; a lifetime’s assets, including a gas stove, cylinder, water motor pump, fan and television, all gone.

Daily briefing: What led to demolition of house built under PM Awas Yojana in Khargone; Congress discusses drastic changes at the Chintan Shivir

May 14, 2022 8:15 am

What led up to the demolition of a house in Khargone, built under PM Awas Yojana; Congress discusses drastic changes at the Chintan Shivir in Udaipur; What’s in the 22 locked rooms in the Taj Mahal — here are the top stories from today’s edition.

Tamil Nadu: Youth shoots video before consuming pesticide, accuses officer of asking for bribe to release PMAY funds

May 13, 2022 3:20 pm

According to police, the man, identified as Manikandan, had taken money from his friends to buy raw materials to construct his home and was reportedly stressed as the officer was not releasing the money.

Madhya Pradesh: House razed, govt to rehabilitate Khargone family

April 18, 2022 10:44 am

On Saturday, officials visited Hasina Fakhroo and her family who have taken shelter in an abandoned mosque nearby. After providing them ration, the officials took their thumb impressions, and informed them they would be moved into a multiplex.

Impostor dupes 91 people on pretext of PMAY scheme in Vadodara

February 26, 2022 1:11 am

The alleged racket came to light after Dabhoi MLA Shailesh Mehta wrote a letter to the Municipal Commissioner on February 10 seeking an inquiry into the matter.

Govt approves plan for 60,000 houses under PMAY across five states

February 16, 2022 2:58 am

The total number of sanctioned houses under PMAY(U) now stand at 114.04 lakh, of which around 93.25 lakh have been grounded for construction and around 54.78 Lakh have been completed and delivered to the beneficiaries, according to the ministry.

Budget 2022: Govt allocates Rs 48k crore for universal housing, pushes for easy approvals for middle class and EWS in urban areas

February 02, 2022 2:35 am

The announcement comes ahead of the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur where the Union government is banking on several of its flagship schemes to woo voters.

Gujarat: Contractors cite cost escalation, threaten to stall govt projects, including PMAY

January 04, 2022 2:24 am

The GCA, he said, has already made a representation to the Gujarat government with regard to the price escalation in projects of the roads and building department, urban development department, irrigation department, and police housing on December 7, but the government has so far remained silent.

Cabinet extends flagship rural housing scheme till March 2024

December 08, 2021 7:55 pm

🔴 Union minister for information and broadcasting Anurag Thakur told the press that the financial assistance will be provided for the construction of the remaining 155.75 lakh houses as on 31st March, 2021 under the scheme.

Pune: PMC posts revenue collection of Rs 3,190 cr, capital expenditure of Rs 258 cr in first half of ’21-22

November 16, 2021 3:59 am

The maximum revenue of Rs 1,069.95 crore had come in the form of Goods and Service Tax (GST) followed by Rs 892.82 crore from property tax and Rs 744.66 crore from building permission and development charges.