Realtor

  • 'Judge asked for Rs 500 crore for Reddy's bail' August 29, 2012

    Hyderabad: Suspended judge K Lakshminarasimha Rao and others, who had mediated with the associates of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy to secure his bail, is learnt to have initially demanded Rs 500 crore from the mining baron. But the deal did not shape up as the then CBI special...
  • KFA fails to pay rent, asked to vacate offices May 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Two real estate developers have served eviction notices to Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines for allegedly defaulting on rent payments on a Mumbai property since November 2011. Airline sources confirmed the development and said the management is negotiating with the developers to resolve the deadlock. "Senior airlines representatives are in talks with...
  • How Omkar Realtors redevelops Mumbai slums April 24, 2012

    "All she wanted was a different set of tiles to be used in her new house," remembers Babulal Varma, managing director at Omkar Realtors. "It was as simple as that." It was 2003 and Varma had learned his first lesson in Mumbai's redevelopment business. Now, a decade later, he is the...
  • Mumbai: Cops stop car, find naked realtor in boot March 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Whatever the make and model of the car, the boot isn't the most comfortable place to travel. Take it from Samit Ghangade. The 29-year-old real estate agent from Versova was abducted and being taken to Navi Mumbai by four men when the Nehru Nagar police intercepted the vehicle and...
  • Meat ban by Indian-origin billionaire stirs row March 28, 2010

    Perth: Indian-born billionaire Pankaj Oswal and his wife Radhika have told workers building their $70 million mansion in the Australian city that they should not consume meat on the site, stirring a controversy with a construction union hitting out at the ban. The massive mansion, located in the exclusive suburb...
  • RTI activist who exposed land scams in Maharashtra killed January 13, 2010

    Pune: A leading Right to Information (RTI) activist Satish Shetty, who exposed many land scams in Maharashtra, was killed by unidentified men while on a morning walk at Talegaon on the outskirts of this city on Wednesday. "Around 7.15 a.m. (IST), when Shetty was on his morning walk, some unidentified...
  • Army calls for action against officers in land scam January 12, 2010

    The Army has finally acted against its top Generals in the Sukhna land scam, The Army Chief has recommended disciplinary action against Gen Rath and administrative action against Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash. The officers now have to answer a showcause notice...as to why action should not be taken against...
  • CJ voices angst against corrupt builders August 8, 2009

    Kshemal Desai turns CJ to raise the voice of 210 families who were duped by a group of builders. ...
  • SBI launches 'My Home' campaign for home loans August 7, 2009

    Mumbai: India's largest bank, State Bank of India, on Friday said it was launching a three-month-long home loan campaign called SBI My Home Campaign, which will offer loans at attractive interest rates and zero processing fee to home buyers during the forthcoming festival season. The campaign will be launched on...
  • Properties' group dupes customers of crores of rupees August 7, 2009

    Hundreds of people were duped by a builder of crores of rupees in Bangalore The victims allege cheating by the Orange Properties' Group which offered lucrative low-cost housing deals early this year. The promoters disappeared after taking the initial installments from buyers. The cases are being probed by the city's Crime...
  • Govt's cheap homes agenda brings cheer to realtors December 12, 2008

    Mumbai: Residential property prices have fallen by at least 25per cent in certain markets, but demand lags still. There is a hope though: the government’s push for affordable housing. The Lodha Group, a property developer in Mumbai, specialises in luxury projects and has launched a project in Thane at Rs 2,997...
  • Land's a big deal for K'taka govt June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: In Bangalore, the administration is trying to save its land from encroachment and in its bid to do so, it tried selling the land to private developers. However, they may have to rethink this decision because realtors are only ready to buy government land at throw away prices. Almost 569...
  • Outrage as Lt Gen betrays uniform December 23, 2006

    New Delhi: All through their stay in the Army, soldiers defend their land and vow to lay down their lives for it. But what happens when they decide to betray the uniform and sell it? In what comes as a first of its kind incident, an ex-General of the Indian...