Houses

  • 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...
  • 'If I were FM, I would promote affordable housing' June 29, 2014

    If I were the Finance Minister, I would use this budget to promote affordable housing for everyone in India. The NDA government has been a proponent of toilets and homes for everybody. Over half of our population live in thatched houses. The budget is a great example to start and...
  • CJ Shyam Sunder appeals the new government for housing rehabilitation June 15, 2014

    Shyam Sunder, a resident of Delhi's Chandini Chowk has been living in a community hall after his house was brought down by a builder who had taken over the ownership of the building without any prior intimation to the occupants. He has now turned a CJ to appeal the government...
  • Blow to Noida buyers: Who is at fault- authorities or the builders? June 11, 2014

    In worrying news for home owners, 30,000 flats owners in Noida face uncertainty after a Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday. The apex court upheld the stay on construction imposed by the National Green Tribunal in the eco-sensitive zone surrounding the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. Construction around the eco-sensitive Okhla Bird Sanctuary...
  • LS polls: Congress fields Adarsh scam accused Ashok Chavan from Nanded March 25, 2014

    The Congress party fielded former Maharashtra chief minister and accused in the Adarsh Housing scam case Ashok Chavan from Nanded. After getting the ticket Chavan said, "There is no case against me. It was just the media that was saying this. The people are with me." ...
  • Is the Aam Aadmi Party's criticism of the media overdone? March 14, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party has been attacking the media over a volley of issues. Is the Aam Aadmi Party's criticism of the media overdone? ...
  • Not afraid of eviction from Cong, says MLA who called a Kejriwal liar January 30, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's press conference ended in chaos after a Congress MLA Asif Mohamad disrupted the proceedings. The MLA raised his voice shouting slogans after Kejriwal's comments on the Batla encounter case. The MLA from Okhla accusing Kejriwal of going back on the AAP's promise to reopen the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes a dig at Kejriwal over his demand for a 'smaller house' January 19, 2014

    'The Week That Wasn't', in this episode takes a dig at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who has turned down his five-bedroom duplex flat in search of a 'smaller' haven. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP will deliver 670 litres water free from Jan 1, 2014 December 30, 2013

    Keeping up its pre-poll promise, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Monday announced that 20,000 litres of free water will be supplied per month to all the domestic consumers with functional meter from January 1, 2014. Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar said that 20,000 litre of water will...
  • Is Congress protecting the guilty in the adarsh scam? January 6, 2014

    Retired High Court judge JA Patil, who headed the two-member commission probing the alleged Adarsh Housing Society scam, said that he was aware that the report will not be accepted by the Maharashtra government as it had indicted several former chief ministers of the state. Seven people including former chief...
  • 26/11: Nurse Sandra, who saved baby Moshe recounts horror November 26, 2013

    Nurse Sandra rescued Baby Moshe when terror struck Nariman House on November 26, 2008. ...
  • Mumbai: SC asks Campa Cola complex residents to vacate premises till May 31 November 19, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the residents of the Campa Cola Housing Society to provide an undertaking that they will vacate the premises till May 31, 2014. After the complex was at the centre of an eviction row, the apex Court asked its residents to promise that the BMC...
  • Pearson teaching awards: Honouring true heroes of classrooms November 17, 2013

    Students and faculties of the many streams of sciences, arts and commerce are constantly on the lookout to improve their learning curve and it is here that Pearson comes into play making inroads into higher education by book publishing and by forming a resource base for all concerned making them...
  • Campa Cola demolition stayed: Will the all-powerful builder lobby get away? November 13, 2013

    After two days of high drama, the residents of the Campa Cola society in Mumbai's Worli area can heave a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court stayed demolition of illegal flats at the complex. Even as the apex court took suo moto cognizance of the matter and passed an...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 14, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Residents of Campa Cola society fight for their home November 12, 2013

    The stand-off between the Mumbai Police and the residents of the Campa Cola housing society took an ugly turn on Tuesday as the residents refused to let go of their homes, where they have been living for over 20 years. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials have now threatened to...
  • FTP: Is there an housing apartheid when it comes to castes and communities? November 11, 2013

    A leading property portal is in the line of fire after a broker posted an advertisement for the sale of a flat in Mumbai clearly mentioning that Muslims are not welcomed. The advertisement about a flat located at Dadar's Hindu Colony in Mumbai was put up on 99acres.com by broker...
  • 30 Minutes: Why is Mumbai crumbling? November 2, 2013

    CNN-IBN brings you how builder-politician-bureaucrat nexus is choking Mumbai and why housing policies like slum, clusters redevelopment have failed? ...
  • World View: US shutdown ends, is the relief only temporary? October 18, 2013

    The US Senate overwhelmingly approved a deal on Wednesday to end a political crisis that partially shut down the federal government and brought the world's biggest economy to the edge of a debt default that could have threatened financial calamity. ...
  • US shutdown ends: Obama says eager to work with everyone October 17, 2013

    After a 16 day standoff, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed the legislation that ends the US government shutdown and raises the US debt ceiling. The US House of Representatives earlier on Thursday had passed the legislation to avoid a damaging default on government debt and to reopen federal agencies. ...
  • Syria allows UN to inspect chemical attack sites; US questions credibility August 26, 2013

    Days after an alleged chemical attack left over thousands of people dead in Syria, the government has agreed to allow United Nations officials to inspect the site of the attack on Monday. However, the White House has now said that the offer has come too late for it to...
  • US didn't request Greenwald's detention in spite of having prior knowledge August 20, 2013

    The White House has confirmed that although it did have prior knowledge about the detention of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald's partner David Miranda at London's Heathrow Airport, it did not request his detention. Greenwald has broken most of the stories for 'The Guardian' about the US's secret surveillance programmes based...
  • 'The Butler': Movie on a man who served White House for 34 years August 16, 2013

    Forest Whitaker-Oprah starrer 'The Butler' is inspired from a man who has served the White House for 34 years. Eugene Allen has served eight US Presidents and bore witness to some of the most powerful figures and tumultuous times in the US history. ...
  • Narendra Modi gets invite to visit UK, to address House of Commons August 13, 2013

    Nearly 10 months after the British government warmed upto Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the India groups of the country's two main political parties have invited him to visit the UK. Labour MP Barry Gardiner said Modi has been one of the key political figures in India and he has...
  • SBI takes possession of Kingfisher House August 12, 2013

    In another setback for Kingfisher Airlines Chairman Vijay Mallya, the Kingfisher Airlines House in Mumbai will now be auctioned. The State Bank of India, which is a lender to the airlines, took possession of the Kingfisher House on Saturday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 30, 2013

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • News 360: CWC clears Telangana, Hyderabad to be the joint capital July 30, 2013

    Congress Working Committee unanimously passed a resolution for the creation of Telangana by dividing Andhra Pradesh, the contentious issue of Hyderabad was also discussed and the proposal is to make it the joint capital of Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • Batla House encounter: Politics continue even as IM operative convicted July 25, 2013

    IM operative Shahzad Ahmed was on Thursday convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court for murdering a police inspector and assaulting other officers. ...
  • I stick to my stand on Batla House encounter: Digvijaya Singh July 25, 2013

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that he is sticking to his stand on wanting a judical probe in the Batla House encounter. ...