Mumbai Municipal Corporation (Second Amendment) Bill, increases Stamp Duty by 1%

By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI The Maharashtra government introduced Mumbai Municipal Corporation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2018 in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on July 19 under the authority of the Governor, the bill which seeks to increase Stamp Duty by one per cent. The bill is expected to be tabled during the winter session of

Research: Unfair Land Law Behind Telangana Agitation

Dr Sanjay Chaturvedi, LLB, Ph.D. Since last 50 years, the region of Telangana is fighting for biased land and imposed levies and restrictions. The land revenue code since its early first five-year plan had deprived of Telangana region and unbiased rules as compared to Andhra region. The Telangana region comprises 10 districts:

Commercial tower of Le Meridien occupied by 98 illegal occupants

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir informed the Parliament today that, the commercial tower of the Hotel Le Meridien is illegally occupied by at least 98 individuals or companies. The New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) had cancelled the lease in last year. Ahir

PMC: Pune civic body to seal belongings of property tax defaulters

By Accommodation Times Bureau PUNE The Civic body of Pune has directed the owners of commercial establishments having property tax dues to pay the arrears at the earliest, or else it would be sealed. In the past two weeks, the property tax department has sealed properties and collected Rs4.5 crore tax dues from establishments.

Tata AIA Life eyes to make into real estate investments

By Accommodation Times Bureau Tata AIA life a private life insurance company is seeking to enter into real estate investment as a category. The insurance company which was absent in realty market may enter this segment soon. The Harshad Patil, Chief Investment Officer, Tata AIA Life Insurance said, “In terms of the

Kotak Realty invests Rs 244 crore for early completion of Marina Mall

By Accommodation Times Bureau CHENNAI To aid the completion of Marina Mall in Chennai, Kotak India Real Estate Fund has invested Rs 244 crore in OMR Mall Developers Pvt. Ltd. (OMRD), said a top executive of developer Allied Housing. “We have raised Rs 244 crore from Kotak India Real Estate Fund through the

More than 5 builders booked for fake document to occupy Maharashtra Government land

ULHASNAGAR On Saturday five developers along with two others were booked in Ulhasnagar for allegedly   stealing 15,000 sq ft plot owned by the Maharashtra government by forging with a fake contract. Moti Duseja the special development officer (SDO) registered the case and highlighted these irregularities. Although, the builders have contradicted the allegations. Ghanshyamdas

Budget’s influence on housing taxation

By Accommodation Times Bureau.   According to the recent Parliamentary General- Budget for the year 2017-2018, held on February 1st, 2017. The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Shri Arun Jeitley presented various growth empowerment topics, one of the main aspects focusing on the affordable housing.  Shri Arun Jeitley said how

Short fall of 4,10,000 housing units in Odisha by 2017

By Accommodation Times News Services Odisha is short of 4,10,000 housing units, reports Tachnical Group which did a survey for Housing policy in the state. The compehensive housing policy was gazetted by the state on 14th Aug 2015. The policy in its introduction reveals that in 2007, a housing shortfall of