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Delhi High Court dismisses plea against regularising illegal colonies


September 12th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea questioning the power of the central government, Delhi government and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) TO regularising the ... Read more...

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Plan to enforce building curbs near Gurgaon defence depot


September 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 8 (IANS) Gurgaon officials Saturday reviewed the process of keeping a check on construction activities in unauthorised colonies that have mushroomed within the restricted zone of 900 metre ... Read more...

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Build one lakh houses for poor: Kamal Nath


August 31st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Friday said the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) should construct at least 100,000 Economically Weaker Section (EWS) houses every year."Houses for ... Read more...

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Delhi gets centre’s nod to regularise 917 colonies


August 28th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The union urban development ministry Monday cleared the decks for the Delhi government to regularise 917 unauthorised colonies."We have got the approval from the government ... Read more...

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Court notice on Delhi’s illegal colonies


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the civic agencies on a plea ... Read more...

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900 unauthorised Delhi colonies to be regularised (Lead, Correcting date in para one)


August 15th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday announced a slew of measures for the people of the capital, including regularisation of over 900 unauthorised colonies, ... Read more...

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900 unauthorised Delhi colonies to be regularised


August 15th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday announced a slew of measures for the people of the capital, including regularisation of over 900 unauthorised colonies, ... Read more...

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‘Claims of regularising unauthorised colonies a gimmick’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) North Delhi Municipal Corporation standing committee chairman Yogender Chandolia Wednesday dismissed as a political gimmick the Delhi Government's announcement of regularising unauthorised colonies without ... Read more...

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Delhi government to allot plots to physically challenged


June 19th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday announced that industrial plots would be allotted to physically challenged people.Labour and Industry Minister Ramakant Goswami said the physically challenged would ... Read more...

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Dikshit lauds steps to regularise illegal colonies


June 9th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday thanked union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath for amending the regulations and facilitating regularisation of unauthorised colonies in ... Read more...

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Childcare needs of urban poor ignored: Experts


April 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Childcare needs of the urban poor continue to remain ignored despite social schemes, experts said Tuesday at the release of a micro study conducted in ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi, central governments on unauthorised colonies


February 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to central and Delhi governments on a plea challenging their powers to regularise unauthorised colonies.A bench of Acting ... Read more...

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500 dwellings gutted in Delhi slum fire


January 31st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Nearly 500 dwellings were gutted Tuesday morning in a fire broke that out in a densely populated slum at Ghazipur in east Delhi. However, no ... Read more...

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No razing in Delhi’s illegal colonies till 2014


December 14th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed a bill which puts a stop till 2014 on demolitions in Delhi's unauthorised colonies and village settlements.The National Capital Territory of Delhi ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha MPs complain about Delhi’s Master Plan


December 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday passed the National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Bill 2011 which extends for another three years the ... Read more...

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Punjab to regularise all unauthorised colonies


December 11th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 11 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly polls next year, the Punjab government has decided to regularise unauthorised colonies within all municipal limits of the state."All unauthorised construction would ... Read more...

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Non-planning responsible for Kashmir’s housing mess


November 8th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Nov 8 (IANS) Haphazard expansion, chaotic living conditions and unauthorised colonies have scarred Jammu and Srinagar, the winter and summer capitals of Jammu and Kashmir respectively, with the authorities ... Read more...

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GoM set up for Delhi’s unauthorised colonies


September 12th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A group of ministers (GoM) of the Delhi government will be looking into the problems and the state of unauthorised colonies in the capital and ... Read more...

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Supreme Court quizzes Delhi power firms on services


August 30th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked private power distribution companies (Discoms) in Delhi to furnish details of the number of connections provided by them and the ... Read more...

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Delhi budget session likely to be stormy (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The budget session of the Delhi assembly is likely to be stormy as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to raise several ... Read more...

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Delhi budget session likely to be stormy


March 14th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The budget session of the Delhi assembly is likely to be stormy as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to raise several ... Read more...

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Delhi ministerial panel wants low regularisation rates


January 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A group of ministers (GoM) of the Delhi cabinet set up to consider all aspects of fixing development charges on unauthorised colonies for their regularisation, Friday reached ... Read more...

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Delhi MPs to meet Lt Governor on house tax issue


January 15th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A delegation of MPs from Delhi will meet Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna Monday to protest the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) proposal to ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets MLAs to discuss Delhi development issues


January 10th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday met legislators and officials to discuss various development issues and to ensure "uniform development" across the capital.According to a statement, Dikshit ... Read more...

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Dikshit for early completion of work in illegal colonies


January 5th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday reviewed the regularisation process in unauthorised colonies of the capital and stressed the need for early completion of developmental work, an ... Read more...

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Delhi’s unauthorised colonies will be legalized, promises Jaipal Reddy


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy has said that the government would bring in new legislation to protect the irregular and unauthoriesd colonies of Delhi.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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Chidambaram blames migrants for Delhi crime, retracts (Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday blamed migrants living in Delhi's unauthorised colonies for the capital's rising crime graph, drawing flak from the opposition as well as ... Read more...

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Chidambaram blames migrants for Delhi crimes, draws flak


December 13th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday blamed the migrants living in Delhi's unauthorised colonies for the capital's rising crime graph. His comments drew flak from the opposition, ... Read more...

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Delhi government hits out at MCD over unauthorised colonies


November 29th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress-led Delhi government Monday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party-run Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for the delay in drafting of layout plans of ... Read more...

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BJP protest to demand Dikshit’s resignation Nov 25


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will protest outside the Delhi assembly after a march from Red Fort Nov 25, demanding the resignation of "corrupt, inefficient and ... Read more...

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CWG, building collapse to dominate Delhi assembly session


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The winter session of Delhi Assembly from Tuesday is all set to be a stormy affair with the alleged irregularities in the Commonwealth Games and the ... Read more...

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Delhi building collapse: BJP to provide victims free legal aid


November 21st, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said it will provide free legal aid to the victims of the building collapse in east Delhi in which at ... Read more...

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MCD seeks scrapping of property tax in unauthorised colonies


November 10th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -led civic body Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Wednesday asked for the abolition of property tax from unauthorised colonies in the ... Read more...

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Private bill on unauthorised colonies rejected


August 20th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A private member's bill seeking regularisation of unauthorised colonies in the capital without delay was Friday rejected by the Delhi Assembly with Urban Development Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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Regularisation of Delhi’s unauthorised colonies soon


August 5th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The central government Thursday said the Delhi government will soon come up with a process for regularisation of unauthorised colonies in the capital. "We have been able to ... Read more...

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