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Maha govt issues resolution on extending slum regularisation

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 02:03

Maharashtra government today issued a Government Resolution (GR) extending the slum regularisation date from January 1, 1995 to January 1, 2000.

SC stays eviction of poor dwellers on cantonment land in MP

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 19:04

The Supreme Court today came to the rescue of poor dwellers and stayed the eviction and subsequent demolition of their houses built on land of the Pachmarhi Cantonment Board at Hoshangabad in Madhya Pradesh.

Children learning more of English, says Javed Akhtar

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 13:34

Javed Akhtar says that children from the middle class are learning English at the "cost of vernacular languages".

BJP criticises Cong over treatment to migrants, slum dwellers

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 20:25

BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday took a swipe at the Centre and Delhi governments, saying internal migration have taken place due to wrong policies of the Congress and if voted to power, his party would identify such migrants and ensure their basic necessities are met.

`Won`t allow eviction of slum dwellers by realtors`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 19:45

CPI(M) veteran Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today said the Left would not allow eviction of slum dwellers by realtors for setting up malls and buildings.

US second lady Jill Biden visits slum dwellers in Agra

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 21:35

It was a memorable day for the slum dwellers of Kachchpura near the Taj Mahal here as they had a VIP visitor -- US second lady Jill Biden who spent nearly an hour with them.

Norms for housing for slum dwellers eased by Delhi govt

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 22:34

Delhi government on Thursday relaxed norms to facilitate housing accommodation for majority of slum dwellers under its slum rehabilitation policy.

Centre to ask states to give property rights to slum dwellers

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 13:59

Newly-appointed Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Ajay Maken on Wednesday said the state governments would be asked to issue an executive order to provide property rights to slum dwellers till the Model Bill on the issue is passed.

Maharashtra slum dwellers to pay housing cost?

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 13:33

The Maharashtra government is mulling over framing a policy whereby the slum dwellers will have to pay for the cost of housing.

Maha govt mulls policy to make slum dwellers pay housing cost

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 10:43

Concerned over the loss the state exchequer may suffer due to allocating free houses to slum dwellers till 2000, the Maharashtra government is mulling over framing a policy whereby the slum dwellers will have to pay for the cost of housing.

Delhi govt to built 7,400 low-cost flats for slum dwellers

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 04, 2012, 23:23

Delhi Government Wednesday approved a project to construct 7,400 low-cost flats for allotment among slum dwellers and economically weaker section, in tune with its plan to make the national capital slum-free.

Delhi: 7,400 flats to be built for slum dwellers

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 04, 2012, 17:03

Delhi Government on Wednesday approved a project to construct 7,400 low-cost flats for allotment among slum dwellers and economically weaker section.