Demolition

  • BJP leaders capabale of killing their own men to gain power: Kejriwal 14-04-2014 04:53 PM

    New Delhi: Launching a scathing attack on the BJP, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday alleged that the saffron party leaders were capabale of "killing their own men to come to power". Referring to a recent sting done by a news portal which alleged that the 1992 Babri...
  • HC orders demolition of two 40-storeyed buildings in Noida 11-04-2014 07:28 PM

    The Allahabad High Court, on Friday, ordered the demolition of two 40-storeyed buildings in Noida, observing that it has repeatedly come to notice that builders by joining hands with officers of the development authorities flout every conceivable rule, including building regulations. A division bench comprising Justice V K Shukla and...
  • Allahabad HC orders demolition of two 40-storey building in Noida 11-04-2014 03:16 PM

    Noida: In a major setback to Noida Authority and realty major Supertech, the Allahabad High Court on Friday ordered the demolition of two 40-storey towers in Sector 93 A, Noida. The court has also directed the prosecution of officers of Noida Authority and Supertech for carrying out the illegal construction....
  • BJP questions timing of Cobrapost sting on Babri, asks EC to ban it 04-04-2014 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: Politics is brewing over the recent sting by Cobrapost which indicts right wing leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Terming the allegations as baseless, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) questioned the timing of the sting operation with the Lok Sabha elections just days away. In the sting,...
  • Cobrapost sting on Babri demolition a Congress conspiracy: BJP 04-04-2014 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday reacted strongly to a Cobrapost sting revealing involvement of its top leadership in the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in December 1992. "This is a political conspiracy by the Congress party. The timing of the allegations made is questionable...
  • Babri demolition was planned, Advani, Joshi knew of it: Cobrapost 04-04-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Just two days before the first phase of elections, Cobrapost has come up with another sting operation related to the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992. The Cobrapost sting operation shows that the demolition was well planned and senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and the then...
  • Azam Khan blames Babri demolition for terrorism 31-03-2014 12:44 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Urban Development and Minority Affairs Minister Azam Khan has cited the demolition of the disputed Babri mosque structure in Ayodhya as the reason for terrorism in India. The senior Samajawadi Party (SP) leader commented about the Dec 6, 1992, demolition of the mosque at an election rally in...
  • Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan over alleged blasphemy 16-03-2014 09:53 PM

    A Hindu temple and a dharmashala have been set on fire by a frenzied mob in Pakistan's southern Sindh province over alleged desecration of a holy book, marring Holi celebrations and prompting authorities to impose a curfew in the area. The mob attacked the temple overnight in Larkana city, the...
  • Did BJP apologise for Babri Masjid or Gujarat riots, asks Muslim cleric 26-02-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Hours after BJP President Rajnath Singh reached out to the Muslims saying he was ready to apologise for any past mistakes, one of the Muslim clerics said the party should clarify on which issue they were apologising. Muslim religious leader Maulana Khalid Rasheed said, "Rajnath Singh needs to...
  • FNG road project: Noida Authority carries out demolition drive 25-01-2014 12:40 PM

    To speed up work on the much-awaited Faridabad-Noida-Ghaziabad (FNG) Expressway, Noida Authority on Friday carried out a demolition drive and cleared encroachments from over 6000 square-metres of land. The demolition drive of the land, estimated to cost over Rs 24 crore, was carried out by a team led by project...
  • Evicted shop owners to be allotted shops under FNG project 12-01-2014 08:06 AM

    Shopkeepers evicted during a demolition drive to speed up Faridabad-Noida-Ghaziabad (FNG) Expresswayproject will be allotted shops at an upcoming shopping mall in Chhijarsi area, Noida Authority chairman Rama Raman has said. "A three-storeyed shopping complex will be constructed along the FNG in Chhijarsi and these shops will be allotted to...
  • Delhi: No respite for the homeless, AAP promises 100 night shelters 04-01-2014 08:41 AM

    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...
  • Delhi government stops demolitions, 900 displaced people get 85 tents 30-12-2013 01:24 PM

    New Delhi: In some relief to the displaced people in Mansarovar Park in Delhi, 85 plastic tents have been distributed by the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB). But the displaced people number over 900 people and the DUSIB has said that it will not remove the people whose slums...
  • Rly demolition drive: Authorities indulge in blame game as poor left to fend for themselves 29-12-2013 07:52 PM

    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 newly-elected chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. At least...
  • Despite Kejriwal's assurances, no action yet in demolition by Railways 29-12-2013 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: Despite assurance from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, no action has been taken yet in railway demolition drive that left over 150 families homeless in Mansrovar park. Kejriwal had on Saturday said that the government will arrange tents for the displaced people. "Manish Sisodia went there yesterday. If...
  • Delhi: Kejriwal promises action in railway demolition drive that left over 150 families homeless 28-12-2013 10:35 PM

    New Delhi: Within hours of taking oath, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal promised to take action and help those who have have been displaced by the railway demolition drive that left over 175 families homeless. "Manish Sisodia went there yesterday. If tents haven't been put up, we will arrange it tomorrow,"...
  • BJP should apologise over Babri Masjid demolition: Samajwadi Party 06-12-2013 03:15 PM

    Observing two decades since the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya on Friday, Samajwadi Party MPs attacked the BJP seeking their apology over the incident. Protesting outside the Parliament House in New Delhi, the Members of Parliament led by SP leader Naresh Agarwal displayed anti-BJP placards, observing December 6 as...
  • Police lay siege to Ayodhya on 21st anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition 06-12-2013 10:14 AM

    A three-tier security cordon was on Thursday thrown around this town and all its entry points were sealed to maintain peace on the eve of 21st anniversary of Babri Mosque demolition as Muslim organisations decided to observe "black day" and Hindu outfits a "day of victory". Around 10,000 personnel from...
  • 21 years of Babri Masjid demolition: Security stepped up in Ayodhya 06-12-2013 08:59 AM

    Ayodhya: December 6, 2013, marks 21 years of the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Security has been stepped up on Friday. The demolition had sparked off communal riots across the country in 1992-93. A three-tier security cordon was thrown around Ayodhya and all its entry points...
  • Court allows NIA to take Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar's DNA samples 10-09-2013 03:13 PM

    Delhi court on Tuesday allowed NIA's plea for taking terror accused Yasin Bhatkal and his associate Asadullah Akhtar'sDNA samples and specimen handwritings for further probe, preservation and comparison with various seized articles. The decision came after the court extended their NIA custody till September 17 based on the agency's claims...
  • Babri Masjid demoliton case: Hearing against LK Advani, 19 others in October 03-09-2013 03:35 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday advanced by about two months the date of hearing in Babri Masjid demolition case against LK Advani and 19 others after CBI pleaded for an early hearing which was not opposed by the senior BJP leader. A bench headed by Justice G S Singhvi, before...
  • Gautam Buddh Nagar DM who gave clean chit to Durga Shakti Nagpal transferred 28-08-2013 03:59 PM

    Gautam Budh Nagar District Magistrate Ravikant Singh, who had given a clean chit to suspended UP IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, has been transferred. The action comes days after Singh had supported Nagpal, the 28-year-old SDM of Gautam Budh Nagar, who led the crackdown on sand mining mafia in her...
  • SC seeks reply from Centre, Jindal on mosque demolition in Raj 23-08-2013 07:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre on a PIL alleging that a Jindal Group firm illegally demolished a 16th century mosque in collusion with the Rajasthan government to facilitate mining operations in Bhilwara district. The Apex Court also issued notice and sought the response...
  • Azam Khan criticises party supremo Mulayam for meeting Ashok Singhal 20-08-2013 01:55 PM

    Lucknow: Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has criticised party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for meeting Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal. The meeting comes in the wake of the VHP having asked Mulayam to work as a bridge between Hindus and Muslims to solve the Ram Mandir issue amicably....
  • Roof-top villa on high rise building dismanteled in Beijing 15-08-2013 07:09 PM

    The owner of an apartment in Beijing today started dismantling a 8,600 sq ft rock-covered roof-top villa built illegally atop a 26-storey building after authorities ordered its demolition. Local urban management officers provided technical guidance at the site to ensure the building structure remained sound and to prevent water and...
  • Mulayam claims then President S D Sharma knew of Babri demolition 06-08-2013 09:25 AM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday claimed the then President Shankar Dayal Sharma knew about the plan for demolition of Babri mosque on December 6, 1992 and conveyed this to him when he along with his partymen had met him to seek his intervention in stopping the impending...
  • UP government to chargesheet suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal 31-07-2013 08:35 AM

    New Delhi: Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal is set to be chargesheeted by the Uttar Pradesh government. The process of chargesheeting the officer will be as per law, said the UP administration. According to the UP government, it is only after it serves a chargesheet, can Durga Shakti give...
  • Temple demolitions to continue as HC rejects review pleas 08-05-2013 02:46 AM

    Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday rejected two review petitions filed by two religious organizations seeking a relook at its January 2011 orders on demolition of illegal places of worship. The Division Bench of Justice Madanmohan Das and Indrajit Mohanti, adjudicating over the matter, did not make any further...
  • BMC postpones demolition at Campa Cola Compound to May 2 29-04-2013 10:54 AM

    Mumbai: There seems to be partial relief for the residents of the Campa Cola Compound in Mumbai. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has now postponed the demolition to May 2. The BMC has granted the residents of Worli's Campa Cola compound a 3-day extension. The BMC had issued eviction notices to...