DEMOLITION DRIVE

  • FNG road project: Noida Authority carries out demolition drive January 25, 2014

    To speed up work on the muchawaited FaridabadNoidaGhaziabad (FNG) Expressway, Noida Authority on Friday carried out a demolition drive and cleared encroachments from over 6000 squaremetres of land. The demolition drive of the land, estimated to cost over Rs 24 crore, was carried out by a team led by project engineer...
  • Delhi: No respite for the homeless, AAP promises 100 night shelters January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no respite for thousands of people who have been left homeless in the national capital due to a demolition drive by the Railways. Even two days after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal promised that 45 shelters will be set up in 48 hours, not much has...
  • Rly demolition drive: Authorities indulge in blame game as poor left to fend for themselves December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The displaced people in the demolition drive carried out by railway officials in an illegal colony in Mansarovar Park in Delhi continue to live in the open. This is despite the assurances from authorities, including the Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung and newlyelected chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. At least 1,000...
  • Rly demolition drive: Have asked DUSIB for answers, says Sisodia December 29, 2013

    The Aam Aadmi Party has assured that he will look into the CNNIBN report on the plight of displaced people who were removed from their hutments following a demolition drive by the railways. Sisodia, who has been given charge of Education, PWD, Urban Development, Local Bodies and Land and Building...
  • Mumbra observes bandh over demolition drive April 12, 2013

    Thane: The Mumbra township in the district, which saw the death of 74 people after an illegal building came down crashing last week, on Friday observed a bandh to protest the ongoing demolition drive and demand rehabilitation of those affected. Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) launched a demolition drive against unauthorised...
  • Mumbai: Medha Patkar's fast against demolition drive in slum continues April 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Social activist Medha Patkar's hunger strike entered its ninth day on Thursday. She is protesting against the demolition of 43 houses in the Golibar slum area. She claims that the residents were promised they would not be evicted and their homes would not be demolished till an enquiry in the...
  • Patna demolition drive: Residents go on rampage September 26, 2012

    Patna: Residents of Bhagwat Nagar in Patna took to the streets on Wednesday demanding that their houses should not be demolished. The residents were up in arms protesting against the demolition drive directed by the Supreme Court to clear encroached areas. Security has been increased in the area after protesters ransacked...
  • After Adarsh, BMC takes damage control steps January 24, 2011

    Mumbai: After courts and the MoEF pulled up the civic authorities over violations like Adarsh, the civic body has now resumed their demolition drive as a damage control measure. Dramatic scenes were witnessed during the demolition of a residential area in Khar in Mumbai last week. The new civic chief has issued...
  • Temple trouble lays bare Modi, Sangh Parivar rift November 21, 2008

    Gandhinagar (Gujarat): The demolition drive has revealed an open rift between Hindutva's poster boy and saffron outfits. VHP President, Ashok Singhal said, "During the Islamic rule, temples were broken down in large numbers and the aim was Islamisation of the country. What do you want to do?" These angry words sum...
  • Public anger rises over Modi's demolition drive November 20, 2008

    Gandhinagar: In Gujarat's capital Gandhinagar the demolition drive to remove illegal building has seen more than 200 temples being razed to the ground, inviting the public's ire against Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The famous Sai Baba temple, one of the known landmarks in Gandhinagar, was also brought down on Tuesday after...
  • Protests in Gandhinagar over Modi's demolition drive November 19, 2008

    New Delhi: Gujarat capital Gandhinagar saw protests against Chief Minister Narendra Modi's demolition drive against illegal construction including temples. The demolition drive has seen 200 temples being razed to the ground so far. On Tuesday night the Sai Baba temple was demolished after a local court refused to give a stay....
  • What Delhi desealing means February 2, 2008

    Govt puts on hold all demolition drives and sealing drives on hold. ...
  • Delhi desealed: Centre reverses demolition drive February 1, 2008

    New Delhi: In a big relief for thousands of Delhi traders and citizens, the Union Ministry for Urban Development on Friday issued a notification to legalise all encroachments in Delhi done till January 2006. This practically puts demolition of all illegal structures in Delhi on hold till the end of 2008....
  • Heavy rains, demolition drive create chaos in Bangalore September 17, 2007

    Bangalore: After four days of heavy rainfall, M Muniraju is trying to refix the sand bags at his gate. But it's a lost cause. Water has already filled up parts of his home and the Met department has forecast more rains. No protection is foolproof for, all the water...
  • Kalam assures solution to Delhi traders November 20, 2006

    New Delhi: Delhi traders, facing a sealing drive against illegal commercial establishments in residential areas, on Sunday welcomed President APJ. Abdul Kalam's statement that he hoped the issue would be sorted out soon. "I hope a solution to the sealing issue will come out soon," said Kalam while talking to schoolchildren...
  • Sheila meets traders on sealing issue November 17, 2006

    New Delhi: Delhi Government on Friday held a meeting with the traders and assured them of formation of a Traders Advisory Board to look into their traderelated problems. The meeting came as a bid to clarify to traders the Supreme Court order giving a conditional reprieve to 25,000 traders from sealing. At...
  • SC may go soft on some Delhi traders November 15, 2006

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday softened its stand on the MCD sealing drive and hinted at a favourbale consideration of the cases of around 25,000 traders, who have already given undertakings to shift their commercial activities from residential areas in the capital. Hearing a batch of fresh petitions by...
  • Centre to move SC on sealing again November 10, 2006

    New Delhi: The Centre on Friday said it has kept all its options open on providing relief to the traders from the MCD's sealing drive and did not rule out moving the Supreme Court again. Briefing reporters after the meeting of the Group of Ministers (GOM) chaired by Union Home Minister...
  • Govt's last ditch attempt to move SC November 9, 2006

    New Delhi: As Delhi geared up for another round of illegalshop shutdown, the Centre on Thursday indicated that the Supreme Court may be approached again to seek stoppage of the controversial sealing of unauthorised commercial establishments in the Capital. "The Supreme Court is the only forum. There is no other forum,"...
  • MCD nets big fish in the Capital November 9, 2006

    New Delhi: You can no longer grab a quick plate of chat at Haldiram's on the Ring Road. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on Thursday sealed the establishment for setting shop in the Lajpat Nagar residential area. While regulars at this eating joint may be disappointed, area residents are...
  • Delhi traders give in to reality November 8, 2006

    New Delhi: The traders in Delhi tried everything they could to get the Supreme Court and the MCD to postpone the sealing drive, from destroying buses to shutting shop and blocking traffic. But on Wednesday, the MCD followed Supreme Court orders and resumed the sealing drive. Commercial establishments at Ashram Chowk...
  • Traders put Delhi on edge | Debate November 6, 2006

    New Delhi: The Capital is likely to plunge into chaos once again with the Supreme Court ordering fullfledged resumption of the sealing drive and the traders' unions calling for fresh protest action beginning Tuesday. Hours after the Apex Court asked the MCD authorities to resume a campaign to seal all unauthorised...
  • SC to decide traders' fate on Monday November 5, 2006

    New Delhi: As the impasse over the sealing drive in the Capital continues, all eyes are set on the Supreme Court. A Bench headed by Chief Justice Y K Sabharwal will on Monday hear the applications filed by the Centre, Delhi government and Municipal Coproration of Delhi (MCD) seeking suspension of...
  • Delhi traders seek divine intervention November 4, 2006

    New Delhi: After netagiri and dadagiri, it's time for seeking divine intervention. That's what a handful of traders did on Friday afternoon. They invoked the Gods to protect them from injustice and remove all hurdles they are facing for quite some time. But others like some BJP leaders decided to...
  • Delhi traders hope relief from SC November 3, 2006

    New Delhi: Traders in the Capital were optimistic of getting relief on the issue of unauthorised shops in residential areas as the civic authorities presented "ground realities" to the Supreme Court on Friday. "For the first time, the Government presented the ground realities in the apex court and we hope the...
  • Sealing in Delhi put off till Monday November 2, 2006

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM) which is overseeing the sealing of unauthorised shops in Delhi on Thursday said the campaign will not be resumed till Monday. This goes against a Supreme Courtappointed monitoring committee's order that sealing of shops in residential areas must begin on Friday. "It is difficult...
  • Rs 7,000 cr lost due to traders' stir November 1, 2006

    New Delhi: A leading industry chamber on Wedneday said it estimated the threeday shutdown by traders in the national capital may have cost Rs 7,000 crore in terms of business lost. ASSOCHAM said the total revenue loss to the exchequer due to the stir would be to the tune of Rs...
  • Parents panic as violence escalates November 1, 2006

    New Delhi: The third day of the traders' bandh turned out to be the most troublesome for Delhiites. An unexpected casualty of the traders protests on Wednesday, were parents of schoolchildren. Rakesh Malik, a resident of Delhi, left work early to pick up his children after he heard news of...
  • Mail pics/videos to citizen@ibnlive.com November 1, 2006

    Parts of the Capital were thrown into total chaos on third day of traders bandh. ...
  • SC panel to MCD: Resume sealing October 31, 2006

    New Delhi: The Supreme Courtappointed Monitoring Committee on Tuesday asked Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to resume its sealing drive from November 2. The decision came even as thousands of traders kept their shops shut and held protest rallies across the capital for the second day on Tuesday. The committee directed...