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Citizens dub Bangalore Development Authority’s consultation meetings on Comprehensive Development Plan 2031 ‘a sham’

BENGALURU: Although the decision of the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) to include citizens in the planning process by holding consultations on the draft of the Revised Master Plan 2031 or the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) appeared to reflect the government’s intent in taking democracy to the grassroots, citizens who participated in the public consultation meetings...Read more

NRIs have advantage in luxury property market in India

SINGAPORE: NRIs have an advantage in luxury property market in India post-demonetisation as real estate developers in major cities of the country have “significantly” dropped property rates, according to Singapore-based business analysts. “Given the recent demonetisation move, property rates have significantly dropped across various cities in India,” said Abhijit Ghosh, India Desk leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers...Read more

Akrama-Sakrama Scheme – Legalizing The Illegal

“Akrama-Sakrama”, which colloquially means legalizing the illegal, is now a popular idiom used for a law that aims to provide a one-time opportunity for building and site bylaw violators to regularize their construction. The saga began in 2007, when the Government enacted the Karnataka Town Planning and Country Planning (KTCP) and certain others (Amendment) Act,...Read more