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Fisherfolk threaten stir over plan to alter coastal norms 27.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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TRS govt. the most corrupt: BJP 26.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘Ready to approach ACB court if KCR fails to reply in 15 days’
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Relaxed norms for real estate and tourism proposed in draft coastal rules 26.5.2017 DNA: India
The Centre, as part of its new coastal rules, has proposed to ease tourism and real-estate development, construction of coastal roads, and delegate greater powers to local planning authorities for realty development, a draft of the Marine Coastal Regulation Zone (MCRZ) notification has revealed. The new MCRZ notification, which is yet to be finalised, will replace the existing CRZ notification, 2011, which presently regulates all activities along the over 7,000 km long coastline of the country. These changes are in line with recommendations of the Shailesh Nayak committee, that was tasked with reviewing the 2011 notification in 2014. DNA has reviewed a copy of the seven-page draft MCRZ notification that was accessed under Right to Information Act, by non-profit organisation Centre for Policy Research. While the draft notification has not proposed to alter the fundamental classification of coastal regulation zones, the high-tide line (HTL) or low-tide line (LTL), it has used a new methodology to map the ...
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Centre plans changes in CRZ rules to give tourism a boost 26.5.2017 TOI: India
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11 SoBo properties fined Rs18 lakh for selling water to tankers 26.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Allowing water supply tankers to fill up water through residential wells/taps for distribution in areas facing a scarcity can attract a heavy fine.
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NMMC uncovers treatment fraud 26.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Files case against man for producing fake documents to claim free treatment
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Odisha activist sets record for RTI replies 25.5.2017 Hindu: National
He got 333 responses from Department of Posts on an application
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Raj Babbar, Suresh Raina, Anurag Kashyap among 172 beneficiaries who get Rs 50,000 monthly pension from UP government 25.5.2017 TOI: India
An RTI query has revealed that the UP government in 2016-17 spent Rs 10.32 crore to give monthly pension of Rs 50,000 each to 172 beneficiaries who have been awarded Yash Bharti Samman. The award is given for gaining eminence in the fields of films, art, literature, science, journalism and sports.
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Coastal law being watered down at risk to ecology 25.5.2017 BusinessLine - Economy
‘No development zone’ in ‘undisturbed areas’ to be limited to 50m from high-tide line
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Bandhavgarh tiger reserve chief pulled up as cubs, felines die 25.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
While the nation aspires to double the number of tigers by 2022, "open defiance" of foresters despite rising mortality of the fine felines has raised question mark over conservation in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.
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Coastal protection rules to be diluted: Bonanza for tourism, realty sectors 25.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Ecotourism projects, link roads, coastal roads would now be allowed in ecologically sensitive areas
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Congress party renames its legal cell 25.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accepted the proposal to rename the party's Legal and Human Rights Department as the Legal, Human Rights and RTI Department.
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HMT land sale to NIA to be complete by June 25.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Employees want proceeds from the sale shared with Kalamassery unit
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National Consumer Redressal Commission issues notice to Amrapali Group 25.5.2017 DNA: Top News
The country's apex consumer forum National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) served a notice to Amrapali Sapphire Developers Pvt Ltd on Wednesday and asked them to file a reply by September 21. The notice is based on a petition filed by Amrapali Sapphire Phase-1 Jan Welfare Society. This is a buyers' group which has taken up legal battle against Amrapali Builders for not completing the Noida Sector 45 project, Amrapali Sapphire- Phase 1, on time. To fight their case at NCDRC the team has engaged Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan. General secretary of the Amrapali Sapphire Phase-1 Welfare Society Mr PK Gupta has said the project was launched by the builder in 2009. But even after eight years the project has been left incomplete by the builder, and many towers are devoid of the required number of lifts, proper fire fighting and sewage system. A recent RTI filed in the Noida Authority has revealed that the builder owes Rs 121 crore to the authority as land dues. It is due to this that ...
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Governance, inclusive growth not Modi's agenda: Civil society 24.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A citizens' collective on Wednesday said contrary to its claims, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government no more has governance and inclusive growth on its agenda.
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95 open spaces pending acquisition; Mumbai chokes 24.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Despite spending a whopping Rs 432.58 crore, 95 open plots acquisition proposals in the city are gathering dust. These plots include playgrounds, gardens, recreation grounds and parks that are reserved in the DP, but are privately owned. Ideally, it should take two years for the city collector to acquire these reserved plots but the proposals have been pending since 20 years.
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RTI: Lawyer seeks info on judge’s IQ 24.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Green bench to hear plea on deer deaths at IIT-M on July 17 24.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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43 complaints against CM pending with Lokayukta 24.5.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has 43 complaints against him pending before the Karnataka Lokayukta, all at various stages of scrutiny.This was revealed by the Lokayukta office in its response to a Right...
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Stalled impeachment 23.5.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
The process to initiate impeachment proceedings against Justice C.V. Nagarjuna Reddy of the Andhra Pradesh/Telangana High Court for alleged interference in the course of the judicial process, including physical assault and use of caste slurs against a Dalit junior civil judge, is sought to be revived. By KUNAL SHANKAR
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