SC warns Maradu builders of revenue recovery

Companies that built four demolished complexes ordered to deposit 50% of compensation amount that is due to flat owners before February 17

published on : 10th February 2021

Pythons find safe haven in Maradu ward, residents live in fear

Empty private lands overgrown with bushes located on either side of the Koladathu bund road also provides the snakes ample cover.

published on : 6th February 2021

No takers for waterfront homes

Manoj Mathew, a retired advocate, dreamt of settling down in Kochi. For the past six months, he has been apartment hunting in the coastal city.

published on : 5th February 2021

Maradu flats demolition: A year on, out of sight and mind

Meanwhile, the new Maradu municipal council has sought government approval to distribute compensation to residents nearby.

published on : 11th January 2021

One year of Maradu flats demolition: Crime Branch team headless, probe at standstill

It has been a year since the five apartment complexes at Maradu turned to dust following a Supreme Court directive.

published on : 11th January 2021

Demolition not an issue in Maradu

The sun shines bright overhead. Sitting on a country boat, Shanmughan casts his eyes aimlessly on the water hyacinths floating in the backwaters. 

published on : 30th November 2020

Maradu debris removal to be completed by Saturday

The councillors are upbeat about the timely completion of the work this time.

published on : 4th September 2020

NGT intervenes, debris removal resumes at Maradu

Meanwhile, NGT’s state-level monitoring committee chairman Justice Ramakrishna Pillai received a complaint regarding the remaining waste in the backwaters.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Six months on, Residents still bear brunt of Maradu flat demolition

Even six months after the demolition of Maradu flats, the nearby residents who were affected during the process are waiting for the promised repair work.

published on : 26th July 2020

Unni Mukundan pens Hindi song for Maradu 357 

The actor has previously written Malayalam lyrics for Achayans and also served as a playback singer on four films including Achayans, Chanakya Thanthram, Oru Kuttanadan Blog, and Shylock

published on : 4th April 2020

Maradu demolitions: Recovery of Rs 150 crore needed to cover costs

With the Maradu demolitions over, the focus has now shifted to the compensation to be provided the evicted flats owners of the ill-fated apartment complexes. 

published on : 15th January 2020

Maradu flats: Emotions peak as former homes turn to rubble

Hours before the implosion, people vied for every inch of space to catch the spectacle; loud cheers were heard when the buildings tumbled down

published on : 12th January 2020

Maradu flats to turn to dust next month

The five skyscrapers at Maradu will turn to dust by mid-December, about 25 days before the deadline fixed by the Supreme Court to demolish them for violating CRZ norms.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Maradu flats: Owners to get chance to remove equipment from apartments

Order in this regard comes in response to petitions filed by two flat owners;  Fresh applications for removal of items from apartments can be submitted till October 31   

published on : 29th October 2019