Demolition

CCMC gets Rs 70 crore under Swachh Bharat funds

The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC) has been allotted ₹70 crore under the Swachh Bharat mission’s Solid Waste Management fund by the Union Government.

published on : 8th August 2022

161-year-old church in Tamil Nadu now lives only in memory

Hundreds of devotees have started visiting Palayam village in Perambalur district to witness the demolition of a 161-year-old church built by the French.

published on : 8th August 2022

Demolition drive halted after minister intervenes

The revenue authorities have pulled down four houses in Ambedkar Nagar, Jubilee Hills after they found them to have been built in encroached lands. 

published on : 23rd July 2022

Babri demolition: Allahabad HC to hear petition challenging acquittal of accused people

The matter was earlier fixed for July 11, but the lawyers for the revisionists sought an adjournment.

published on : 18th July 2022

SC refuses to pass interim order staying demolitions across states 

The top court was hearing a petition filed by a Muslim body seeking directions to the UP government and other states to ensure that no further demolition of properties of the alleged accused.

published on : 14th July 2022

Heritage buildings in Thanjavur city are being demolished, rue activists

Last week, an ancient building at Karanthai was partially demolished for expanding an approach road to the newly-constructed bridge across the Vadavaru.

published on : 7th July 2022

Demolition: AAP asks BJP to ‘leave temples alone’

Pandey said that the BJP had destroyed a large number of temples in Varanasi and Ayodhya under the garb of development.

published on : 6th July 2022

Razing dreams and livelihood: Demolition drives in Delhi leave people in lurch

Demolition drives conducted by the civic authorities in the name of removing illegal structures have left people distraught, forcing them to piece together their meagre sources to earn livelihood anew

published on : 4th July 2022

PM’s hand-picked gifts for G-7 leaders puts UP’s artworks on global forum  

The Gulabi Meenakari brooch and cufflinks were gifted to US President Joe Biden.

published on : 29th June 2022

ITO faces aftermath of MCD’s demolition drive

Roads continue to be blocked by rubble, causing traffic snarls.

published on : 29th June 2022

BDA recovers land worth nearly `100 crore in demolition drive at Nagawara in HSR Layout II Stage

It recovered 1.25 acres of its property which haBDA Task Force Superintendent of Police V B Bhaskar led the operation which also comprised local police. A total of 15 excavators were involved.

published on : 29th June 2022

Odisha's Samalei scheme to push new cremation ground to Mandlia

As the land over which the new crematorium will come up, is just 2 km via ring road from the existing Rajghat, it is less likely to pose any inconvenience to residents. 

published on : 27th June 2022

Centre wants to demolish temples in city: AAP MP

All over the country, the BJP stage drama in the name of religion projecting itself as the guardians of faith, engineer clashes and spread hatred.

published on : 23rd June 2022

MCD razes 50 ‘illegal’ structures near ITO

Officials say action taken after High Court’s order; 3 office spaces of a newspaper agency were also demolished

published on : 23rd June 2022

Prayagraj violence: Accused's wife moves HC, demands compensation and action against officials

Parveen Fatima, who owned the property demolished by PDA, accused the officials of acting as per their whims and fancies while raging her house.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Demolitions of illegal structures in Kanpur, Prayagraj as per law, not related to rioting: UP to SC

The UP govt further said that the petitioner has cherry-picked two demolition actions of illegal constructions in the properties of one Ishtiaq Ahmad and one Riyaz Ahmed to falsely link it to rioting.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Jahangirpuri demolition drive: SC to hear on Tuesday plea of hawkers against civic body's move

The NDMC, on April 20, had launched an anti-encroachment drive in Delhi's Jahangirpuri and the demolition drive had followed just days after communal clashes erupted in the area on Hanuman Jayanti.

published on : 20th June 2022

Authorities demolish boundary wall of TDP leader's house in Andhra

A large contingent of policemen was deployed and all the roads leading to Ayyanna's house were barricaded while carrying out the demolition.

published on : 19th June 2022

DDA razes 50 houses near Qutub, residents say demolition illegal

No notice was served, no time was given to take out belongings, complain residents

published on : 17th June 2022

Supreme Court says can't stay demolitions, but asks govts to follow due process of law  

The apex court has asked the UP govt to file affidavit on plea against demolition drive in three days. The hearing over the matter will be held next week.

published on : 16th June 2022
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