New Delhi; Terming the target of housing for all by 2022 a "great challenge", Union Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said public and private sector cooperation is needed to make it possible.
Facing flak from the opposition parties and separatists, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Thursday said that no separate housing clusters will be built for Kashmiri Pandits in the state.
The Congress on Wednesday said it would provide housing to all slum dwellers here if voted to power, a day after party vice president Rahul Gandhi promised right to shelter to the poor in the national capital.
The BJP on Monday demanded framing of a strong anti-conversion law and blamed the Jitan Ram Manjhi government in Bihar for failing to keep its promises of development of the dalit community, which, he alleged compelled several families to convert to other religions in several districts recently.
Thane: Habitat for Humanity India, an NGO working in field of housing and sanitation, has partnered with a private school here under its campaign "Rupee for Change" to build 40 toilets in several schools across the country.
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted three weeks to the Maharashtra government to take a stand on two public interest litigations (PILs) which have alleged that plots of land reserved for housing policemen were fraudulently allotted to housing societies of legislators and bureaucrats.
To give a push to its `Housing for all by 2022` goal, the government has convened a meeting of housing and urban development secretaries and ministers to review various schemes and projects in this area.
Payments made to the domestic maid of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in cash or to Indian bank accounts and provision of service accommodation and meals as part of salary are grounds that may not be in compliance with US notifications in this regard.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said his government is trying to address the housing problem faced by people belonging to economically weaker section, and sought co-operation from private builders.
In a bid to cut down on immigration, British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to announce a tougher approach on housing and benefits, including keeping immigrant families off council house waiting lists for five years.
6 officials of the Maharashtra govt have been questioned in connection with the theft of key documents pertaining to the scam-ridden Adarsh Housing Society but no breakthrough has been achieved yet, a senior
official said today.