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Realty major Brigade Group to invest Rs500 crore in GIFT as co-developer
Oct 18, 2014
Bangalore: Bangalore-based realty major Brigade Group has announced that it will invest Rs. 500 crore in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City)
Why Huge Housing Scheme Named for Sardar Patel Will Annoy Congress
Oct 17, 2014
New Delhi: A large component of the new housing-for-all scheme will be named after iconic Gujarat leader and freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Ansal API signs up IBM, Cisco for smart city project
Oct 17, 2014
Lucknow: Realty major Ansal API has signed up technology majors IBM and Cisco for transforming its Sushant Golf City residential township into a smart city
Canada offers to partner India in 'housing for all'
Oct 16, 2014
Canada expressed interest in participating in India's ambitious programmes of 'Housing for All' and building 100 'smart cities' and offered its technology in this regard
REIT $20 billion spending in India delayed by tax rules
Oct 15, 2014
The Indian government has announced rules for setting up real estate investment trusts (REITs), vehicles that may spur $20 billion of property development
Narendra Modi's smart cities is a step in right direction but infrastructure needs to built first: H...
Oct 13, 2014
To make housing affordable, infrastructure development is the path to adopt and encourage businesses migrate to areas where land and labour are cheaper
Smart City: Narendra Modi's Rs 78,000 crore GIFT project caught in red tape at the Centre
Oct 11, 2014
The first smart city that the Gujarat government had embarked on under then chief minister Modi in 2007 — the Rs 78,000 crore GIFT city is caught in red tape at the Centre
Schemes like smart cities, speed trains in next budget: Arvind Mayaram
Oct 11, 2014
The Budget 2015-16 will include many of the schemes announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi such as smart cities and high speed trains, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said
Six Small Towns to be Made ‘Smart’
Oct 10, 2014
The Urban Development Ministry has identified six small towns in hilly regions of the country to develop them as smart cities
No Breach of Model Code in Haryana Government Nod to Vadra-DLF Land Deal
Oct 09, 2014
The Election Commission ruled that there appears to be no violation of the model code of conduct by Haryana government in clearing the land deal between Robert Vadra and real estate major DLF
Rawat wants smart cities in Uttarakhand
Oct 07, 2014
Chief Minister Harish Rawat has asked the Centre to relax the norms and include Uttarakhand in its ambitious project of setting up 100 smart cities across the country
Muslim apartments highlight housing segregation in India
Oct 06, 2014
Gulistaan Golf View Heights, a planned apartment compound on the outskirts of New Delhi, promises all the amenities middle-class Indian homebuyers typically seek in a property development
Modi Asks EC to Probe Haryana Government's Clearance to Vadra Land Deal
Oct 06, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the Election Commission to take serious note of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda clearing the land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF
US to Help India Develop Three Smart Cities
Oct 01, 2014
The US will help India in developing three smart cities in Allahabad, Ajmer and Visakhapatnam
IBM keen on participating in Smart Cities, Digital India projects
Sep 30, 2014
US-based global technology giant IBM expressed keen interest in participating in India's newly-launched initiatives like Smart Cities and Digital India
BJP pitches for fast development in illegal colonies
Sep 29, 2014
Slow pace of development work in unauthorized colonies is bothering BJP. Party MLAs want the Delhi administration to speed it up and simultaneously start work in all 1,639 colonies which had applied for regularization
Private investments to help develop 100 smart cities planned by govt: Venkaiah Naidu
Sep 27, 2014
Private sector investments will play a key role in financing and building the 100 smart cities that the government is planning, urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu said
Affordable housing will drive growth in realty sector: Govt
Sep 25, 2014
Housing policies for affordable housing will be the driver of reviving growth in the realty sector, a senior government official said
PM's plan for 100 smart cities: Government set to ease norms for FDI in construction
Sep 23, 2014
The Narendra Modi government is set to substantially ease norms for foreign investment in the construction sector, hoping to drum up interest in the prime minister's plans for 100 smart cities as well his affordable housing initiative
'Smart Cities' to be Identified Before Budget: Venkaiah Naidu
Sep 22, 2014
The Centre will start identifying urban areas which can be transformed into "smart cities", before the Budget, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said
Flexible PPP pact to woo industry for smart city
Sep 18, 2014
The Narendra Modi government is working on a “flexible” PPP (public-private partnership) model and efficient urban mobility schemes such as metro and monorail as the primary peg to realise its ambitious project to develop 100 smart cities
FDI in construction likely to be eased before PM Narendra Modi's US visit
Sep 18, 2014
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States next week, the government is expected to ease norms for foreign direct investment in the construction sector
Student engineers to also help Modi build smart cities
Sep 17, 2014
Engineers from various institutes, including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), could help Prime Minister Narendra Modi with ideas to build smart cities across the country
Activists protest against move to amend land acquisition act
Sep 16, 2014
Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday that the Narendra Modi government was weighing amendments in the land acquisition act to speed up development projects
Modi’s mantra of hope for Indian realty
May 27, 2014
DELHI: For the common man of India, the dream to own a house will soon turn into reality with the Narendra Modi-led NDA government taking charge. Issues such as affordability of real estate, delayed construction projects, delays due to litigations surrounding real estate projects, etc. impacted developers as well as consumers.

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