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Realty projects with construction permit before May 2016 can continue near lakebeds in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: You needn’t worry about building or investing in a property close to lakebeds if you have obtained the building approval before May 2016. The National Green Tribunal, in an order on May 4, 2016, increased the buffer zone around lakes in Bengaluru from 30 to 75 metres.The order has ruled out new constructions in...Read more

Encroachment of Lakes and Riverbeds Caused Chennai Floods: Parliamentary Panel

New Delhi: A Parliament panel has listed encroachment of lakes and riverbeds as a major reason for the massive Chennai floods last year. The Parliamentary standing committee on home affairs in its report tabled in Parliament asked the state government to check the real estate mafia involved in illegal construction. During the course of its...Read more