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Housing Redevelopment in Mumbai

The onset of the Southwest Monsoons has started to pose significant challenges to the urban planners and administrators all over India. However, in the densely populated city of Mumbai, where land is a premium and housing is scarce, the challenges are even more so. Why? On July 16, 2019- the Kesarbai building collapsed which killed ..

Update: Bullet Trains in India

The design of the station in Thane, Maharashtra, has been reworked by the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) to reduce the number of affected mangroves from the estimated 53,000 to 32,044. The NHSRCL is the main implementing agency of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor. The destroyed mangroves will then be compensated 1:5 (1, 60,000 ..

Short Note : Maratha Reservations

A division bench of the Bombay High Court delivered a crucial verdict on the Maratha Quota which was granted to the Marathas in by the State Government in Maharashtra. While the quota has been upheld, the quantum of reservation has come down from 16% to under 13%. What is the issue? Marathas had been agitating ..