Flats

  • Thousands live in incredibly cramped quarters in Hong Kong July 7, 2014

    Tens of thousands of people live in houses no bigger than a large king sized bed in one of the wealthiest cities of the world, Hong Kong. Apart from living in such dismal conditions, these people also have to pay high rents for such places. Families live in apartments as...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to vacate his government residence June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party(AAP)leader Arvind Kejriwal will be by early next week vacating the government accommodation on Tilak Lane where he has continued to stay after resigning from the post of Delhi Chief Minister, party sources said on Saturday. Delhi government had earlier issued a notice to Kejriwal asking...
  • News 360: Centre stands by Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag's appointment as Army Chief June 11, 2014

    Despite the hullabaloo surrounding former Army chief and MoS, VK Singh's differences with the anointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag as the next Army Chief, the Narendra Modi government has decided to stand by the UPA's decision to promote Suhag. ...
  • SC orders demolition of 102 illegal flats in Mumbai's Campa Cola society June 3, 2014

    New Delhi/ Mumbai: In a major jolt to the residents of the Campa Cola Society in Mumbai, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed their against eviction and demolition of 102 illegal flats. The Supreme Court upheld the BMC's November 2013 order, which fixed the deadline of May 31, 2014 for Campa...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to move into 3-bedroom government flat at Tilak Lane January 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The hunt for a suitable residence for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal finally comes to an end with Urban Development Ministry allotting him a three-bedroom house at Tilak Lane in the Lutyen's zone. The Directorate of Estates has allotted a ground floor house C-II/23, at Tilak Lane, a type...
  • BJP's proposal: Can Income Tax be really abolished in India? January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP is seriously planning to promise sweeping several tax reforms in its Lok Sabha manifesto. It serves two purposes. Stop the exodus of middle class and upper middle class voters to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and give an impression that the party is for a transparent...
  • Even as CM Kejriwal hunts for a 'smaller' house, Sisodia opts for a 3-bedroom flat January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Drifting from the party's stand to end "VIP culture" in Delhi, Delhi Urban Development Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia chose a three-bedroom apartment in Mayur Vihar as his official residence. The AAP had earlier come under fire after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal decided to...
  • Mumbai: Flat owners of Campa Cola Society knock at SC's door again December 17, 2013

    Unauthorised flat owners of Mumbai's Campa Cola Society on Tuesday made another attempt in the Supreme Court to get protection from vacating the premises by claiming that documents have surfaced to show there was a proposal for its regularisation. "Application under Right to Information (RTI) Act was filed and documents have...
  • Mumbai: Police try to break lock at Campa Cola society, detain protesters November 12, 2013

    The Mumbai Police on Tuesday tried to break the lock of the main entrance gate of the Campa Cola society. The police have also taken activists from the Shiv Sena and the BJP into preventive custody who were protesting outside the society. ...
  • BMC officials stopped from entering Campa Cola society in Mumbai November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Campa Cola society residents stopped the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials from entering into the compound to demolish the unauthorised flats on Tuesday. The residents locked the main entrance gate of the compound and denied entrance to the BMC officials. ...
  • Live: Police try to break locks at Campa Cola society, detain protesters November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: 1:45 pm: Mumbai Police is trying to break the lock of the main entrance gate of the Campa Cola society. The police have also taken some political parties activists from Shiv Sena and the BJP, who were protesting outside the society into preventive custody. 1:25 pm: Minister of State...
  • Campa Cola compound case: Residents remain adamant, refuse to move out November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: The Campa Cola housing colony residents in Mumbai have refused to move out of the compund. Only 10 out of 96 unauthorised in the Campa Cola society have been vacated till now. The aggressive social media campaign also seems to have yielded no result. The Supreme Court had set...
  • Now, Bangalore townships sell plots only to Brahmins, Lingayat November 11, 2013

    Bangalore: After the controversy over the Mumbai property advertisement that said 'No Muslims allowed', CNN-IBN has found that other cities too are spawning divisive colonies. Now, two walled townships are coming up just outside Bangalore, to cater to only certain communities. Shankara Agraharam or Vedic Village, as it's called is a...
  • Maharashtra minorities panel to act against 'No Muslims' flat sale ad November 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra state Minorities Commission has promised to take action against the broker who posted an advertisement for a flat saying Muslims not allowed. State Minorities Commission Chairperson Munaf Hakim said, "There are several cases of discrimination against minorities in housing that have come before. This discrimination has been...
  • Petition filed against Mumbai broker who posted 'no Muslims' ad November 8, 2013

    Mumbai: A controversial advertisement in Mumbai has sparked an outrage. A Mumbai broker put up an ad for the sale of a flat which says 'No Muslims are welcome'. A petition has been filed with the National Commission for Minorities seeking action against the broker and the portal. A CNN-IBN...
  • Manmohan Singh to hand over Chandigarh flats to slum dwellers September 14, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Chandigarh Saturday to hand over keys to newly-constructed one-room flats to slum dwellers. The prime minister will hand over keys to beneficiaries at Dhanas area of the union territory under the city's slum rehabilitation scheme. Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil, Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia, Punjab Chief Minister...
  • Flat to every slum dweller in Delhi if we come to power: BJP August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Vying to return to power in the national capital after 15 years, Delhi BJP on Sunday promised to provide flats to each and every family living in over 600 slum clusters if it wins the assembly polls slated for November. Addressing a 'Jhuggi-Jhopri' convention at Talkotara stadium organised...
  • CJ Show: DDA flats lack basic amenities June 3, 2013

    Buyers turn CJ's to showcase the lack of basic amenities in DDA flats. They also say that the proposed flats are incomplete and uninhabitable. ...
  • CJ Ashish fights for possesions of his flat June 2, 2013

    CJ Ashish Kaul tells how he was denied the promise of ownership over his flat by a private builder. This, even after paying the money. Watch his story to find more. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show: A builders Special June 2, 2013

    This week's CJ special highlights the builder-buyer issues. Watch to find out how to avoid being duped! ...
  • NCP attacks Congress on costly government flats May 3, 2013

    Mumbai: The ruling Democratic Front constituent Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday attacked the senior alliance partner Congress over the high prices of flats to be allotted by the government . In a statement, NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik said that the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) appeared to be...