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Union Cabinet to take a call on land transfer to Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion for e...
Apr 29, 2014
DELHI: The Union Cabinet is expected to take a decision tomorrow on transfer of land near IGI Airport here for construction of a world-class exhibition centre and air cargo complex. "The matter is listed in the Cabinet meeting tomorrow. The land would be transfered to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)," a source said.
India must adopt single window clearance for housing: C&W
Apr 18, 2014
DELHI: Global property consultant Cushman & Wakefield today recommended a single-window clearance for housing projects to tackle rapid urbanisation.
Supertech to challenge Allahabad HC order in Supreme Court
Apr 12, 2014
DELHI: Realty firm Supertech today said it will challenge the Allahabad High Court order to demolish the company's two 40-storey towers in Noida housing project before the Supreme Court
Maintain status quo says HC on construction near Jama Masjid
Apr 05, 2014
DELHI: The Delhi High Court today ordered that status quo be maintained in connection with alleged illegal constructions close to Jama Masjid here.
‘DDA granted undue benefits to Kathputli Colony redeveloper’
Mar 29, 2014
DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday charged the Delhi Development Authority with giving “undue benefits” to the Raheja Developers while granting it a contract in 2011 to redevelop the Kathputli Colony near Shadipur bus depot on public-private partnership basis.
CCI may penalise DDA
Mar 13, 2014
DELHI: After imposing a hefty fine of Rs 1,773 crore on state-owned Coal India Ltd, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) might now soon penalise a government agency, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA).
Jung plans facelift operation for DDA
Mar 13, 2014
DELHI: A thorough restructuring is in store for the Delhi Development Authority. According to information issued by Delhi LG's office, an exercise will be carried out "not just to revamp the DDA but to equip it with modern processes to enhance its efficiency."
DDA to be restructured to make it more efficient
Mar 13, 2014
DELHI: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will restructure its operations in a bid to enhance efficiency and productivity.
DLF gets Rs 93.5 crore from IDFC against sale of Noida IT Park
Mar 12, 2014
DELHI: India's largest realty firm DLFBSE 0.06 % today said it has received Rs 93.5 crore from IDFCBSE -2.42 % as final instalment for acquiring an IT Park project in Noida.
Should you participate in land pooling or not?
Mar 10, 2014
DELHI: Dharamvir Yadav, 35, a resident of Kangan Heri village near Najafgarh, Delhi, is upbeat these days. Ever since the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) began discussions, and subsequently adopted, a land pooling policy, the price of his holdings on Delhi's outskirts has been appreciating. It has risen almost three times in the past oneand-a-half years. Yadav is debating whether to sell his land and cash in on the current upsurge or participate in land pooling. As a growing number of developm
Delhi: Puppeteers’ colony fights development plan
Mar 04, 2014
DELHI: Their day starts with resistance. From 10.30 in the morning, the puppeteers, folk musicians and entertainers of Kathputli Colony in West Delhi leave aside their daily chores and sit at the entry to their colony, all geared up to fight the government and a private builder who they allege are trying to “kill” their art and livelihood.
DDA may scrap chulha tax
Feb 28, 2014
DELHI: Chulha tax, which was levied on people who came to the capital after Partition, may be scrapped.The proposal by DDA will regularize the property of families paying the tax, DDA vice-chairperson Balvinder Kumar said on Thursday. The tax was initially levied on about 300 families at the rate of 'one chulha per family'.
DDA goes ahead with Kathputli Colony plan
Feb 28, 2014
DELHI: Despite protests by the residents of Kathputli Colony against their eviction and being shifted to a transit camp at Anand Parbat, the Delhi Development Authority on Monday decided to go ahead with the same for redevelopment of the colony.
DLF sales bookings up 46 per cent to Rs 3,760 crore in April-December
Feb 25, 2014
DELHI: Realty major DLF's sales bookings rose 46 per cent to Rs 3,760 crore during April-December period of this financial year despite a slowdown in the real estate market.
DDA offers penalty relief
Feb 25, 2014
DELHI: In its board meeting on February 24, DDA decided to launch a one-time relief scheme for those who stayed away from the leasehold to freehold conversion camp conducted recently.
DDA holds camp for mutation of property
Feb 18, 2014
DELHI: There was a mixture of hope and scepticism among applicants at DDA’s Lok Shivir, a five-day camp to expedite the process of leasehold to freehold conversion. While some people came out of the camps with conversion deeds in their hands, some complained of insufficient assistance provided by DDA officials at the camp. According to authority officials, 500 applicants turned up at the Shivir on February 17, of whom 378 applicants were issued conversion deeds on the spot. Those who did not get
DDA holds camp for mutation of property
Feb 18, 2014
DELHI: There was a mixture of hope and scepticism among applicants at DDA’s Lok Shivir, a five-day camp to expedite the process of leasehold to freehold conversion. While some people came out of the camps with conversion deeds in their hands, some complained of insufficient assistance provided by DDA officials at the camp. According to authority officials, 500 applicants turned up at the Shivir on February 17, of whom 378 applicants were issued conversion deeds on the spot. Those who did not get
DDA camps for mutation of property
Feb 17, 2014
DELHI: One of the biggest problem people face in dealing with the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is when they have to convert the title of their property from leasehold to freehold. In a bid to clear as many pending cases as possible, DDA is holding a five-day special camp at its headquarter, starting Monday.
DLF gets Rs 676 crore refund from DDA after settling disputes
Feb 11, 2014
DELHI: Realty firm DLFBSE -0.42 % today said it has received a refund of Rs 675.81 crore from DDA following the scrapping of a project to develop an international convention centre in the national capital.
DLF to get Rs 700-crore refund from DDA
Feb 11, 2014
DELHI: Realty major DLFBSE -0.49 % will get a refund of around Rs 700 crore from the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for returning a 35-acre plot of land it had acquired in 2007 in Dwarka to build a convention centre, a senior company executive said.
DDA to raise floor area ratio for hotels by up to 66%
Feb 04, 2014
DELHI: The Delhi Development Authority has decided to increase the cap on total floor area for hotels by up to 66 per cent, DDA vice chairman Balvinder Kumar said on Friday.
DDA to raise floor area ratio for hotels by up to 66%
Feb 01, 2014
DELHI: The Delhi Development Authority has decided to increase the cap on total floor area for hotels by up to 66 per cent, DDA vice chairman Balvinder Kumar said on Friday.
DDA to track encroachment online with real-time mapping through satellite
Feb 01, 2014
DELHI: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will soon track encroachment of its land online with real-time mapping through satellite.
Land price on a high as DDA set for pooling policy
Jan 28, 2014
DELHI: Land prices on the outskirts of Delhi have risen significantly and in many cases have as much as doubled over a period of 18 months following the announcement of land pooling policy by Delhi Development Authority (DDA). The prices may rise further, once the finer details of the policy are out. The final policy is expected within a month.
New DDA chief eased land row
Jan 21, 2014
NOIDA: Balwinder Kumar, the IAS officer who steered the Noida Authority through the land acquisition crisis two years ago, has been appointed vice-chairman of Delhi Development Authority. Kumar will take the reins from D Diptivilasa. Before his appointment, Kumar was development commissioner with the Union textiles ministry.

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