Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicHousing sector

Topic: Housing sector

Highway upgrade, droughts in one state affect housing demand in another, study shows

Researchers from Southern California and Manchester universities studied Census data to look at urban India's response to migration-induced housing demand.

Shravan Gupta sees real change in real estate this festive season, with home sales booming

House sales have boomed these past few months, with 10% growth in real estate forecasted for 2021, raising the hopes of builders like Shravan Gupta.

Nirmala Sitharaman’s Rs 20,000 crore housing fund not enough to revive sector

The fund won’t solve problem of delayed or stalled projects & affected home seekers as majority are under litigation or are NPAs which fund won’t support.

Supreme Court orders status quo on Jaypee Group’s plea against NCLAT’s bidding order

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) had allowed fresh bidding for the cash-strapped Jaypee Infratech on 30 July.

Affordable housing gets another boost as Budget again cuts loan interest

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an additional interest deduction on housing loans, and proposed coming up with a law for rental housing.

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Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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