Category Archives: Plot in India

MCG may give nod to subdivide plots

GURGAON: Residents whose plot gets subdivided may be in for good news. A subcommittee of the MCG on Thursday suggested lifting of a ban on sanction of building plan if the plot in question is subdivided. At present, the MCG … Continue reading

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Potato glut & price slump drive 8 farmers to commit suicide in Bengal

KOLKATA: A potato glut and plunging prices have triggered suicides in Bengal’s Hooghly, Burdwan and Bankura districts. Hooghly alone reported six of them. Prices have crashed, one kg of the tuber selling for Rs 3 to Rs 4. With the … Continue reading

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Fast-track land for Jharia rehab

Battling frequent land subsidence and gas emission in the fire-ravaged Jharia coalfield region, Jharia Rehabiliation and Development Authority (JRDA) has decided to expedite the process of acquiring plots for constructing new quarters for shifting the affected people by invoking a … Continue reading

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Piramal Realty may raise Rs 900 crore via stake sale

Mumbai-based Piramal Realty, led by Ajay Piramal, is believed to be divesting some stake as it looks to raise Rs 800-900 crore, three people familiar with the development said. Sources said talks with US-based private equity (PE) fund Warburg Pincus … Continue reading

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Double TDR opens up more space for development

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced the double Transfer of Development Right (TDR) — virtual space in lieu of acquiring a reserved plot. Henceforth, if you own a 1,000 sq metre of government reservation imposed plot, then you will be … Continue reading

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Engineered food shall save people from starving, say Scientists

At the corner of Colombia one of the most useful secrets of Latin America is kept hidden. Scientists at International center for tropical agriculture are continuously working and taking efforts to make sure that people in the world have food … Continue reading

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Column: India’s vulnerability to Fed rate hike

As pointed out in a column in The Financial Express (‘Will more of the same last?’) on Wednesday, the US Federal Reserve, in its latest post-FOMC meet press conference, indulged in significant “linguistic gymnastics” to hedge for omission of “patience” … Continue reading

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MHADA to get BMC plot at Western India mill to build homes for laid off workers

With the city having received a meagre share as its two-thirds entitlement from the 600 acres of 58 defunct mill land plots, the state government has now issued orders asking the BMC to hand over a large plot at Western … Continue reading

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It’s a high-five for Haider

The 62nd National Awards managed to spring a few surprises. The biggest being a thumbs up to Vishal Bhardwaj’s Indianised Othello, despite the controversies it had raked up in the Valley where it was set. The Central Board of Film … Continue reading

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Graft case: ED chargesheet against realtor

INDORE: Enforcement Directorate (ED) chargesheeted an Indore-based builder Ramakant Vijayvargiya for money laundering on Tuesday. The prosecution complaint was filed under Section 45 of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) 2002 before a PMLA court in Bhopal. This is the … Continue reading

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