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NGT ‘helpless’, work on Aarey metro car shed set to resume

Publication: TIMES OF INDIA Date :21 SEPTEMBER 2018
Mumbai: Work on the metro car shed at Aarey Colony can resume.

Can’t declare Mumbai’s Aarey a forest, says NGT

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date :21 SEPTEMBER 2018
In June 2015, Vanashakti and another citizens’ association, Aarey Conservation Group, filed a petition with NGT’s western bench in Pune against the MMRCL, seeking that Aarey be designated as a forest and construction of the 33-hectare car shed be carried out

Three-year battle to declare Aarey a forest lost, but war to go on in SC

Publication: HINDUSTAN TIMES Date :21 SEPTEMBER 2018
“After hearing a case for three years, NGT disposed of the Aarey case in 10 minutes saying it had no jurisdiction on the issue.



Mumbai: New Cuffe Parade project comes under us, says MahaRERA

Publication: THE INDIAN EXPRESS Date :21 SEPTEMBER 2018
In case of the New Cuffe Parade project at Wadala, four of the towers were granted part OC for ground to 40th floor by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority on June 8, 2017, a month before the RERA came into being.



Next MHADA lottery to feature cheaper flats

Publication: DNA Date :21 SEPTEMBER 2018
The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) will sell houses it received under housing stock from building developers at prices that are 20 per cent less than ready reckoner rates.



SRA houses 40 per cent illegal tenants

Publication: THE ASIAN AGE Date :21 SEPTEMBER 2018
Mumbai: Nearly 40 per cent of the houses allotted to people under the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) scheme have been found to be occupied by illegal tenants,according to a survey conducted by a committee headed by the additional collector.



Mangrove destruction 3 days after HC order on protection

Publication: THE ASIAN AGE Date :21 SEPTEMBER 2018
Residents have claimed that being the environment body, CIDCO must look into the matter of mangrove destruction.



Mumbai's old buildings likely to get vertical push

Publication: DNA Date :21 SEPTEMBER 2018
In a bonanza for residents and builders in suburban Mumbai, the state has decided to award extra floor space index (FSI) of approximately 2 for redevelopment of old buildings

BMC uploads details on flats for PAPs

Publication: TIMES OF INDIA Date :21 SEPTEMBER 2018
Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has centralized details of flats they allot to project-affected people (PAP) to avoid misuse.


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