illegal construction

Zero tolerance for illegal constructions: Karnataka High court

The court also directed the BBMP Commissioner to tell how many complaints were received during 2018 and 2019 in relation to illegal constructions and asked to initiate action.

published on : 20th September 2019

Crackdown on illegal constructions in Capital

During its drive to curb unauthorised constructions, the Town Planning wing of the city corporation detected 34 such violations in the city.

published on : 14th September 2019

Maradu flats: Book those involved in illegal construction, say legal experts

For legal experts, it’s still a surprise why the state has not registered a case against those who allowed construction of the illegal apartment buildings.

published on : 14th September 2019

Karnataka HC pulls up state for not framing rules regarding illegal constructions

The court took the matter seriously as the state failed to frame rules even though it was given time when the court was hearing a PIL filed by Umapathy, a practicing advocate.  

published on : 4th September 2019

Illegal construction on plots less than 200 sq m under GHMC radar

The GHMC officials said that town planning staff will monitor construction activities every 15 days, and, in case of deviations, the extra floors will be demolished. 

published on : 25th August 2019

NGT seeks report on illegal constructions in Tughlakabad extension

The tribunal had earlier formed a joint committee comprising representatives of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and SDMC.

published on : 13th August 2019

Two days of heavy rain in Kerala: 8 districts, 80 landslides

Highlands are already disturbed due to last year’s flood. Therefore, any tension on the land can cause a catastrophe, says expert

published on : 11th August 2019

Instead of demolition, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation moots sealing of unauthorised buildings

Unauthorised floors are being constructed, as there is a huge demand for giving them on rent.  

published on : 11th August 2019

Kerala govt decides to regularise illegal buildings in Idukki

The state government has decided to regularise illegal constructions in Idukki with certain conditions, heeding to the long-pending demand of farmers and small-scale traders in the hilly district.

published on : 8th August 2019

Illegal construction at Bengaluru's Cubbon Park?

The construction near the Press Club has come as a shock to the Cubbon Park Walkers’ Association, who were the first to spot it, as well as many other users.

published on : 1st August 2019

Shahberi fallout: Yogi Adityanath vows strict action against illegal builders

In a meeting with the officials of all three authorities, CM Yogi Adityanath CM issued directives to fix accountability of the officials and builders responsible for illegal construction.

published on : 25th July 2019

Housing department gets two more weeks to give report on illegal constructions in Chennai

The Ramaniyam Ocean Dew Apartment is affecting the free flow of water from Narayanapuram Lake to Pallikaranai Marshland by blocking waterways.

published on : 14th April 2019

HC seeks records in illegal construction case

The bench directed the Registrar General to take necessary steps for placing the said record before it by Thursday.

published on : 13th March 2019

Raze 821 illegal buildings on Nilgiris elephant corridor: Amicus curiae

Pertaining to 27 common buildings illegally constructed in the notified corridor, which includes schools, public toilets, water tanks, etc, the report recommended sealing and demolition.

published on : 10th March 2019

Telangana HC pulls up Hyderabad Municipal Corporation for inaction against illegal constructions

There are also clear provisions in the IPC and other penal laws which point fingers of penalty  against the officers who are in conflict with their duties and responsibilities.

published on : 27th February 2019
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