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  • Indian Newspaper Society asks West Bengal government to clear dues of publications 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian Newspaper Society (INS), a body of newspapers in the country, on Monday expressed concern over "non-payment" of advertisement bills to certain publications by the West Bengal government and asked its Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to clear the dues. "This has caused severe financial distress to these newspapers...
  • EC not to defend its notice against former Maharashtra Chief Minister Chavan 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday told the Delhi High Court that being a quasi-judicial body, it will not defend its order holding ex-Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan guilty of failing to give his correct expenses in the 2009 assembly polls. Chavan, an MP from Nanded parliamentary seat, has been...
  • SC dismisses PIL on no liquor shops on highway July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct state governments to ban liquor shops on national highways saying it is for the legislature to enact a law in this regard. A bench, headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi, dismissed a PIL filed by a Chandigarh-based NGO Arrive Safe Society seeking...
  • SC slams Mumbai's Campa Cola society residents for protests July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Mumbai's Campa Cola society residents, who have been protesting against their eviction and the proposed demolition of 90 illegal flats, came for severe criticism from the Supreme Court on Monday. Slamming the Campa Cola society residents, the Supreme Court said that they cannot sit on protest and agitate....
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 23, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Mumbai: MCGM disconnects electronic meters, water, gas supply to Campa Cola flats June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: After a three-day standoff, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai officials have disconnected power and gas supply at some of the illegal flats in the Campa Cola society in Mumbai. The MCGM's Deputy Municipal Commissioner has said that 55 electronic meters in the compound have been disconnected. Water connection...
  • Mumbai: BMC disconnects power supply to Campa Cola Society June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: As scheduled, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials reached the Campa Cola Society on Monday morning and as promised, the residents let them enter the complex after a stand off of over three days. The BMC officials disconnected power supply to the illegal flats as part of the eviction process. They...
  • Mumbai: BMC officials to enter Campa Cola society to cut power, water supply today June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: After a stand-off of two days, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials will finally be allowed to enter the Campa Cola compound on Monday. For the past two days, they had been facing stiff resistance from the residents. But finally, on Sunday, the residents caved in and said they will...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola residents write mercy petition to President June 22, 2014

    Mumbai: There is a high drama at Mumbai's Campa Cola society as the residents have not let the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials to enter the society compound on Sunday. The defiant residents wrote a mercy petition to President Pranab Mukherjee under article 143(1) of the Constitution urging him to seek...
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  • Day 3 of drama at Mumbai's Campa Cola society, eviction process to begin today June 22, 2014

    Mumbai: It's the third day of drama at Mumbai's Campa Cola Society as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials will again reach the society compound on Sunday to begin the eviction process. On Saturday, the BMC failed to evict residents of the 102 illegal flats that are to be demolished by...
  • Campa Cola eviction: No success for BMC on day 2, officials leave empty-handed June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: It was another unsuccessful day for the Brihanmumbai Municipal corporation as its officials left the Campa Cola compound after residents once again refused to let them in on Saturday. BMC officials say they will return on Sunday. There was high drama at the compound again on Saturday with BMC...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola residents continue to resist eviction, block BMC's entry June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: There were dramatic scenes once again at Mumbai's Campa Cola compound as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials returned for a second day on Saturday to begin the eviction process. But the officials have once again not been allowed to enter the compound. They tried to urge the residents to let...
  • Corporation in a hurry to initiate demolition of Campa Cola flats: BMC ex-official June 21, 2014

    Even as the residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola Society continue to fight eviction, the BMC has registered a case against them for unlawful assembly, wrongful restraint and obstructing a public servant from performing his duty. ...
  • Mumbai: BMC files case against Campa Cola residents for resisting eviction June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The face-off between the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and Mumbai's Campal Cola residents continues with none of the two willing to budge. The BMC has now registered a case against the Campa Cola residents at the Worli police station for unlawful assembly, wrongful restraint and obstructing a public servant from...
  • Campa Cola residents form human chains to hold back BMC officials June 20, 2014

    The deadline for the residents to vacate the 102 illegal flats in the Campa Cola society ended on Friday. BMC officials reached the compound at 11:30am to disconnect water, power and gas supply but the residents did not allow them by conducting a havan at one gate and forming a...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre hikes railway fares by 14.2 pc, freight charges by 6.5 pc June 20, 2014

    A week after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the people to prepare themselves to face some hardships, the Centre has increased Railways fare on Friday. The fare has gone up by 14.2 per cent for passengers and 6.5 per cent for the freight. It will be effective from June...
  • Mumbai: High drama at the Campa Cola compound, deadline to vacate illegal flats ends June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: It was a day of hectic developments at the Campa Cola Compound in Mumbai. Earlier in the day, the residents of the society barred BMC officials from entering the compound forcing them to move back. However, they later returned to the compound to continue the eviction even as the...
  • Mumbai: BMC officials return from Campa Cola Society as residents block their entry June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Prevented by the residents of Campa Cola Society from entering the compound, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials returned without beginning the eviction process. The officials said that they will report to their senior officers. "We will brief the senior officers and BMC commissioner on the ground situation and a decision...
  • Watch: Campa Cola residents block the gate to stop BMC from entering the compound June 20, 2014

    It is the D-day for residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. ...
  • The Mumbai Campa Cola Society case: All you want to know June 20, 2014

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is set to begin the eviction process at Mumbai's Campa Cola Society on Friday. The residents, however, are refusing to budge and performed a havan at the entrance of the compound gate to prevent the BMC officials from entering the compound. The residents also plan to form...
  • Live: BMC officials return to Campa Cola society to carry out eviction June 20, 2014

    It is the D-day for residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. ...
  • Mumbai: With eviction set to begin, Campa Cola residents plan to form human chains June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: It is the D-day for residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. The residents are expected to protest by...
  • Mumbai: Power, water, gas supply of Campa Cola residents to be cut today June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: It is endgame for the residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola Society compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. The residents are left with no...
  • Mumbai: BMC defers demolition date of Campa Cola Society June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: In what could bring a bit relief to the residents of illegal flats of the Campa Cola Society, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has deferred the demolition of the South Mumbai residential compound. BMC has agreed to defer the demolition process till June 20. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) had...
  • Indian Overseas Bank contributes to women empowerment June 14, 2014

    Woman empowerment has been vital for India's progress and development and the Indian Overseas Bank has been a catalyst in woman growth by introducing self health groups and cooperative societies for rural women. ...
  • Mumbai: Action against Campa Cola society residents to start from June 17 June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) said it will start taking action against the residents of illegal flats at Campa Cola compound in South Mumbai from June 17. "We will start taking action against the residents from June 17. But before that we will send a notice under section...
  • News 360: FIFA World Cup 2014 all set to begin June 12, 2014

    The beautiful game's most celebrated tournament - the FIFA World Cup - will see daylight in a few hours in Brazil, though the sky hanging over the event's opening will be slightly cloudy due to the smoke emanating from the local protests over money spent in hosting the event. This...
  • Campa Cola residents dare authorities, demand demolition of all illegal constructions in Maharashtra June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the end of the road for the residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola society as the deadline for them to vacate their flats ends on Thursday. The Campa Cola resident association has sent a 14-point charter of demands to the Municipal Commissioner. They have demanded that all illegal...