Coastal Regulation Zone

'Unauthorised layout': Olive Beach bungalows along Chennai's Muttukadu coastline termed illegal

Madras High Court on Thursday ordered the disconnection of power supply to one of the bungalows after Mamallapuram Local Planning Authority termed the bungalows illegal.

published on : 29th November 2019

Row of posh bungalows on Chennai's Muttukadu coast declared illegal

To curb sea erosion, an illegal sea wall has been constructed by the bungalow owners.

published on : 28th November 2019

Now, a 13-storey apartment in Vythiri faces demolition threat

The builders approached the High Court against the order and later the land revenue commissioner (LRC) as per the court’s instruction.

published on : 9th November 2019

Maradu flats: Director of complex surrenders before Kerala court, remanded till November 5

Already three people have been arrested in connection with the illegal construction of apartment complexes in Maradu.

published on : 23rd October 2019

Maradu flats: Three arrested for violating coastal regulation norms

This is the first arrest by the police after the controversy over the illegal construction of five high-rise apartment complexes overlooking the Vembanadu lake in Maradu.

published on : 15th October 2019

Maradu flats: Crime Branch searches builders’ offices in Kochi

The CB team is headed by  SP VM Mohammed Rafeeq and comprises investigation officer DySP Jossy Cherian and six inspectors.

published on : 6th October 2019

SC orders demolition of Maradu flats, asks Kerala govt to pay Rs 25 lakh interim compensation to affected families

Accepting the action plan submitted by the Kerala Chief Secretary to the apex court, 138 days have been given to demolish the illegal structure and after that, a compliance report will be filed.

published on : 27th September 2019

Maradu flats demolition: Resident approaches NHRC against government decision

Following the SC directive on CRZ violations, we hope  the state will own up its past mistakes  and submit a proper report,” he said.

published on : 27th September 2019

Over 200 CRZ violation cases pending before HC, apex court

‘Implementation of the High Court order to demolish the structures built in brazen violation of existing rules in several cases is pending as the stakeholders have obtained stay orders’

published on : 24th September 2019

Maradu flats: SC pulls up Kerala government for not complying with orders

A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said it will pass a detailed order on Friday on the issue.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Centre grants CRZ clearance for phase III eco-restoration of Chennai’s Adyar river

An Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Union Environment Ministry has granted Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance for the third phase of Adyar river eco-restoration.

published on : 16th September 2019

Residents’ rage as government representatives recce to raze apartments

Chief Secy reiterates stand to demolish five complexes in Maradu following SC order

published on : 10th September 2019

Maradu case: Evict residents of 450 flats in 10 days, govt orders municipality 

The municipality has been asked to invite a short tender to select a suitable agency for the safe and secure demolition of the buildings which is expected to cost `30 crore.

published on : 9th September 2019

'Kerala known for not following our orders': SC pulls up Pinarayi govt over Kochi CRZ demolition

The apex court asked the Kerala government to comply with its order by September 20 and said if a compliance report was not filed, then the state chief secretary had to appear before it.

published on : 6th September 2019

Chennai Peripheral Road gets CRZ clearance from union environment ministry  

State highways department is fast-tracking the process of diversion of forest lands on the outskirts of Chennai.

published on : 24th August 2019
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