Last month, MHADA called for bids to complete pending work on buildings on its share of plot. It's also started constructing buildings for rehabilitation of 672 Patra Chawl residents.
High-rises will soon replace 195 Bombay Development Directorate chawls and residents will get free 500-sq-ft apartments, but some urban planners cite ventilation, lighting, crowding issues.
Paper leaks and malpractices in three government recruitment exams in Maharashtra have led to several arrests and a political slugfest. Students, meanwhile, are bearing the brunt.
Rescue operation is still underway in the site where the third floor ceiling of the five-storey building under repair collapsed and blocked the staircase.
A study of a subsidised housing programme in Mumbai also shows evidence of lottery winners becoming motivated to improve local governance.
While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.
Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.
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.