File photo CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has refused to entertain changes carried out by allottees in their flats that do not fall under the need-based category notified by the UT administration, terming them violations. After last year’s notification of need-based changes, which was approved by UT administrator V P Singh Badnore, the board…

File photo KOLKATA: The East-West Metro authorities have started renewing the 11-month rental agreements for flats occupied by families displaced in the tunnelling accident in Bowbazar. A year after the disaster, the evacuees are now trying to settle into their new homes, lamenting the loss of their ancestral properties in Bowbazar. On August 31 last…

KOLKATA: The West Bengal government is planning to handover freehold land title deeds to over 20,000 people residing in 119 refugee colonies of the state, a senior official said on Tuesday. For the purpose, the state government is preparing a database and an initial list of around 15,000 residents is ready while another one of…

MUMBAI: Singapore‘s Keppel Land on Monday said it has entered into a joint venture agreement with TVS Group‘s realty arm to develop a freehold condominium project in Chennai. The company has partnered with Emerald Haven Realty, a TVS Group company, to pick up 49 per cent stake in the joint venture at a total consideration…

MUMBAI: Mayor Kishori Pednekar directed ward officials to issue notices twice a month to buildings identified as old and dilapidated by BMC. Pednekar on Monday held a review meeting following recent house collapses, including Mishra building in Nagpada. Pednekar told officials to cut off electricity and water supply to buildings where lives of residents are…

MUMBAI: Dharavi residents have decided to intensify their agitation following the state government’s plan to invite fresh bids for the redevelopment of the Asia’s largest slum. The core team of the Dharavi Redevelopment Committee, a federation of 52 associations of residents, has already taken a decision to approach the court against the government’s stand, its…

NEW DELHI: States have started working on new industrial policies with detailed plans for labour welfare, particularly with regard to housing of migrant workers in industrial clusters, in line with an advisory from the Centre. Gujarat’s new industrial policy launched on Saturday talks about dormitory housing for migrant workers near industrial zones under state and…