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Rahul M Tawade

  • Ghansoli is city's new realty goldmine as city's skyline plunge high

    Dozens of highrises in varying stages of completion changing city's skyline

    Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 9:07am
  • dna impact: Cidco starts clean-up, deemed conveyance process simplified

    Rattled by the series of reports in dna on red tape and graft in the City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco), the body's managing director, Sanjay Bhatia, has launched a crackdown on corruption in the estate department that handles cases pertaining to deemed conveyance. Bhatia, an IAS...

    Friday, 15 August 2014 - 5:35am
  • Cidco starts deemed conveyance process in Navi Mumbai

    Even as Mumbaikars are getting deemed conveyance done for their housing societies after battling non-cooperative developers and landowners, the case in Navi Mumbai has been different, with state government-controlled Cidco being the landowner. But now, finally, Cidco has started the process for...

    Thursday, 14 August 2014 - 6:10am
  • Sharad Pawar walks out of meeting as Prithviraj Chavan hell-bent on 3 FSI

    Even as residents of dilapidated Cidco buildings continue to live under the fear of building collapse and are awaiting additional FSI for redeveloping their buildings, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, during a recent meeting offered, an FSI of 3 instead of 2.5. This, according to local leaders, is...

    Monday, 23 June 2014 - 6:22am
  • Only 2 villages now oppose Navi Mumbai airport package

    The Navi Mumbai International Airport project is all set to take off with the number of villages opposing the rehabilitation package offered by the state coming down two, Cidco officials claimed. The two villages are Pargaon and Owala. Earlier, of the 10 villages whose land was to be acquired, 6...

    Saturday, 21 June 2014 - 7:40am
  • For NCP corporators, their ward matters most

    After drubbing in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, NCP corporators in the city are a worried lot. Most are now facing the challenge of countering the Modi wave and retaining their wards given that municipal corporation polls are slated to be held in 2015.

    Sunday, 8 June 2014 - 6:46am
  • Prithviraj Chavan to inaugurate auditorium in Panvel

    Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan will inaugurate the Krantiveer Vasudev Balwant Phadke auditorium on Sunday, June 1. Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) chief Manikrao Thakre too, will be present on the occasion. Panvelkars have been waiting for the inauguration of this...

    Friday, 30 May 2014 - 9:01am
  • Raj Thackeray bats for Narendra Modi

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, who addressed an election rally at Ghansoli on Friday evening, batted for Narendra Modi as the nation's next Prime Minister. Thackeray, though, steered clear of making any references to Shiv Sena, the main ally of BJP, while there.

    Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 12:55pm
  • Right to Information being misused under the cloak of activism

    The recent arrest of a journalist, who was trying to extort money from officials of local body tax (LBT) department of Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC), has opened a can of worms on how the Right to Information (RTI) Act, also dubbed as a sunshine law, is being misused by certain...

    Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 4:15am
  • Percentage is a passe, partnerships are in, at the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation

    Not content with cuts, handful of civic officials are hooking up with contractors for larger slice of public money

    Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 7:35am