Housing Bill in limbo, buyers stay vulnerable
DNMUM292831 | 12/10/2013 | Author : Sudhir Suryawanshi
The ambitious Maharashtra Housing (Regulations and Development) Bill is stuck between the central and state governments. As a result, buyers continue to remain vulnerable to exploitation by unscrupulous developers and illegal construction is going on mushrooming in the state.
State must take back plots doled out to Shukla: Kirit
DNMUM292878 | 12/10/2013 | Author : DNA Correspondent
Accusing the state government of suppressing facts with regard to the controversial allotment of prime plots to an organisation linked to MP Rajiv Shukla, senior BJP leader and former Lok Sabha member Kirit Somaiya on Monday demanded that the allotment be cancelled.Somaiya du...
Oppn frowns on anti-superstition Bill, wants changes incorporated soon
DNMUM292879 | 12/10/2013 | Author : Sanjeev Devasia
After several rounds of discussion with public representatives earlier, the Anti-superstition Bill is still stuck in the wordings of an ordinance. In the first day of the winter session, after the condolence resolutions were passed by the House, speaker of the Legislative Assembl...
IT units to pay property tax at residential rate
DNPUN64848 | 12/10/2013 | Author : dna correspondent
After chief minister Prithviraj Chavan gave assurance of giving rebate in the property tax for Information Technology (IT) units, the standing committee of Pune Municipal Corporation on Monday approved a proposal of charging property tax from upcoming IT industries at residential...
4 MLAs, 40 PCMC corporators resign over illegal constructions issue
DNPUN64865 | 12/10/2013 | Author : Shailendra Paranjpe & Archana Dahiwal
Pune: In a move to corner chief minister Prithviraj Chavan over the unauthorised constructions issue, deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar’s men are in action: Four MLAs, all Ajit Pawar supporters including three from Pimpri-Chinchwad areas and 40 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ...
DIGs become laughing stock, courtesy CM-RR rift
DNMUM292743 | 12/9/2013 | Author : Nikhil S Dixit
Thanks to the ongoing face-off between chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and home minister RR Patil, four Indian Police Service (IPS) officers from Maharashtra have achieved the uncanny distinction of being the senior most deputy inspector generals (DIG) of police in the country. ...