Bungalow

  • NDA government issues notices to 16 former UPA ministers for overstaying in bungalows July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Eviction notices have been served to 16 former ministers of the UPA government who have been staying unauthorised in government bungalows for over a month now. Notices have been sent to Kapil Sibal and Farooq Abdullah. Ajit Singh and Sachin Pilot have also been served eviction notices. Urban Development...
  • Eviction of former ministers, ex-MPs from government bungalows begins July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those dragging their heels in the matter, Centre has started eviction proceedings against ex-ministers and former MPs who are still occupying government accommodation. Eviction notices are being served on about 20 former ministers and 120 ex-MPs asking them to clear out of their government accommodation...
  • Kejriwal to move back to Kaushambi residence by July end July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal is likely to move back to Kaushambi, his place of residence prior to him moving to official accomodation as Delhi Chief Minister at Tilak Lane, sources said. The former Delhi Chief Minister is also expected to retain the Hanuman Road office in Central Delhi,...
  • Keen to acquire Bhabha's bungalow: Centre to Bombay HC June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Centre informed the Bombay High Court on Monday that it is considering the take over of late nuclear scientist Homi Bhabha's bungalow in upscale Malabar Hill, to convert it into a museum, in public interest. The bungalow 'Mehrangir', which is located in South Mumbai, was sold to a businessman...
  • 'Inauspicious' Delhi government bungalow to be turned into guest house June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The sprawling bungalow at 33, Shamnath Marg in Delhi's Civil Lines area will soon be turned into a state guest house as no senior official or political leader is willing to live there given its "inauspicious" past. The Delhi government's spacious four-bedroom bungalow is considered to be worth several...
  • Over 90 former MPs, 22 former ministers seek more time to vacate government accommodation in Delhi June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 90 former MPs and 22 former union ministers have sought more time to vacate their official bungalows in New Delhi. These leaders have requested the Union Urban Development Ministry to give them more time to vacate the government flats and bungalows in elite Lutyen's Delhi. June...
  • Anna all praise for Mamata Banerjee, meets her February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst reports of social activist Anna Hazare backing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the PM post, the two met on Saturday evening. Anna played down the meeting and said that he has never endorsed Mamata for the coveted post. "I have not said anything like that." Anna told...
  • CM office wrote a letter seeking 10-room bungalow for Kejriwal: Report February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been courting one controversy after another. Kejriwal, who came to power promising a clean and efficient government without the VIP culture, had reportedly sought a bunglow for himself. According to some newspaper report's Kejriwal's office had sent a letter to Lieutenant Governor...
  • Arvind Kejriwal opts for a humble house, will other CMs follow suit? January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing criticism from opposition parties and keeping the 'aam aadmi' image in mind, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal refused the 5-bedroom duplex house that was allotted to him. In line with his promises of shunning the VIP culture in Delhi, the search is on for a smaller house...
  • Photos: The 5-bedroom, sprawling duplex that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal doesn't want January 4, 2014

    Apoorv Durga, a PhD student at the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi wanted to find out what the fuss was all about the house allotted to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Durga is a supporter of the Aam Aadmi Party and said he decided to ride to Bhagwan...
  • The 13 Arvind Kejriwal jokes on Twitter you absolutely shouldn't miss today January 4, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was prepared to move into a five-bedroom duplex flat in central Delhi before he was attacked by the Opposition for going back on his promise to end the VIP culture in Delhi. Kejriwal was allotted two five-bedroom duplex flats on Bhagwan Das Road, one of...
  • After security, Delhi CM designate Arvind Kejriwal says no to bungalow December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: After refusing security cover, Aam Aadmi Party chief and Delhi Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal has refused a bungalow. Delhi Chief Secretary DM Sapolia reportedly proposed a bungalow for Kejriwal as Chief Minister, to which he said no. "Kejriwal refused the offer. There has not been an official...
  • Allotment of 2 of 3 houses allotted to ex-RPF man cancelled May 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Embarrassed by the revelations about a union leader and retired RPF official occupying three government bungalows, the Railways has cancelled allotment of two houses and started eviction proceedings. "When it came to our notice that two houses are not been used for the purpose they were allotted, we...
  • Bangalore: Rs 1 crore for Mayor's bungalow work July 13, 2012

    Bangalore: The cash-strapped BBMP is constructing a ‘Mayor’s bungalow’. However, the Mayor claims it will be used for only ‘official purposes’. According to Mayor D Venkatesh Murthy, BBMP has a vacant site of 60x100 sq ft at Gandhinagar. “This land was under litigation for many years. Now, the court has...
  • Sachin sets an example, says no to govt bungalow June 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Cricketer and newly elected Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday said no to staying in the bungalow allotted to him saying he did not want to waste tax payers' money. Sachin refused to take possession of 5, Tughlaq lane allotted to him in the capacity of being...
  • UP: Maya spent Rs 86 cr to renovate her bungalow May 10, 2012

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati spent a staggering Rs 86 crores of government funds to renovate her sprawling Mall Avenue bungalow when she was Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh with some windows costing Rs 15 lakh each. Details of the renovation work and the expenditure incurred were brought in public domain in...
  • Centre waives Meira Kumar's pending rent payment May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A response to an RTI application revealed that Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar defaulted on a payment of Rs 2 crore. Is she a rent defaulter by not paying rent for a house at 6, Krishna Menon Marg in New Delhi? CNN-IBN has now got a copy of...
  • Sachin stalls RTI plea seeking details of house May 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's new house has courted a fresh controversy. In a reply to an RTI filed by activist Anil Galgali in October 2011, the BMC has refused to divulge the details. The Mumbai civic body has said that the batting maestro has objected to sharing of information with a...
  • Bhopal: Iqbal Mirchi's bungalow sold for Rs 7.5 cr March 17, 2012

    New Delhi: A Mumbai-based marketing company has bought a bungalow that belonged to notorious drug lord Iqbal Mirchi in Bhopal. The 8000-square foot bungalow cost Rs 7.5 crore. In an earlier auction nobody bought the prime property but now it has gone to Surewin marketing company. ...
  • Ex-Cong MP's free run ends, asked to leave flat December 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The Central government has asked former Congress MP Begum Noor Bano to vacate her official flat, which she had been wrongly occupying despite losing the Lok Sabha elections five years ago. Bano lost elections in her Rampur constituency in 2004 and again in 2009, but she refused to let...
  • Centre should apologise to MP for wrongful eviction: CM September 21, 2009

    Raipur: Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday demanded that UPA government at the centre apologise to BJP's senior tribal leader and Rajya Sabha member from Chhattisgarh, Nand Kumar Sai, for wrongfully evicting him from his South Avenue MP bungalow in New Delhi. Lambasting the government for the incident, the Chief Minister...
  • BJP MP spends night on street after eviction September 19, 2009

    New Delhi: BJP Rajya Sabha member Nand Kumar Sai, who was evicted from his South Avenue MP residence on Friday, spent the night on the street outside the flat in protest and said he was mulling legal action against the authorities for the "wrongful" action. "I reached Delhi yesterday night (Friday)...
  • Ex-MP loses bungalow, finds his excuse September 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Republican Party of India Chief Ramdas Athawle was on Friday evicted from his MP’s bungalow in New Delhi, four months after he lost the Lok Sabha elections. The authorities had sent Athawle, a Dalit leader, several reminders that he has to vacate the house but he allegedly ignored them....
  • Austerity or Tokenism: Ex-MPs still occupy official bungalows September 15, 2009

    New Delhi: A long list of ministers have not moved into their offical bungalows because these bungalows continue to be occupied by previous ministers who are not authorised to stay there. Union Heavy Industries Minister, Vilasrao Deshmukh has not been able to throw his weight in getting his official bungalow at...
  • Furious with 'hopeless' Govt, SC refuses to hear case August 5, 2008

    New Delhi: Angered by the Government's unsatisfactory replies, a three-judge Supreme Court Bench refused to conduct a hearing. The Bench said there is little hope for the country if state and Central Governments can't act on court notices. This is the first time in the history of the Supreme Court...
  • SC says Centre lacks guts to evict VIP squatters September 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its anguish over illegal occupation of Government bungalows by politicians and political parties. A Bench comprising Justice B N Aggrawal and Justice D K Jain stated that the Government lacked the will and guts to take action against influential persons since it involved...
  • Former people's prez faces people's problems July 27, 2007

    Chennai: The fanfare has died, he has taken a last look at his home for the last five years and has bid a fond farewell to all those who waited on him hand and foot. Now, in less than 24 hours of finishing his term, Dr A P J Abdul Kalam...
  • 5 killed in Mumbai bungalow collapse June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Tragedy struck a posh locality in Mumbai when a bunglow located in Western suburbs of the city collapses, killing five people and injuring at least 11. The bungalow called Endore Park - located in the Royal Palm area of the city’s Aarey Colony - collapsed around 1800 hrs (IST)...
  • Sunil Dutt's home in illegal occupation list December 14, 2006

    New Delhi: The Tughlak Road home of the late union minister Sunil Dutt is in the list of illegally occupied government quarters. The illegally occupied government quarters also includes TRS chief K Chandra Shekhar Rao's 23-Tughlaq Road. Union Minister of State for Urban Development Ajay Maken, however, told the Rajya Sabha...