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Money-lenders used to keep wives of borrowers in Dharavi, says top cop

Money-lenders used to keep wives of borrowers in Dharavi, says top cop

Pandey said a few laws had been introduced to tackle this type of human trafficking, which is a form of “slavery”

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Shastri Nagar in Bandra; two injured, 15 huts gutted

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Shastri Nagar in Bandra; two injured, 15 huts gutted

Mumbai: Two persons were injured when a fire broke out at a slum in suburban Bandra on Tuesday, a fire brigade official said. Around 15 h...Read More

Pune: 2 killed as massive fire breaks out in slum

Pune: 2 killed as massive fire breaks out in slum

Pune (Maharashtra): At least two people died after a massive fire broke out in a slum in Pune’s Dalvinagar area on Wednesday night. Five ...Read More

Slum-dwellers have encroached on railway’s 96 acres along tracks: SRA

Slum-dwellers have encroached on railway’s 96 acres along tracks: SRA

Mumbai: Ninety-six acres of railways-owned land, especially along the tracks in Mumbai and its adjoining regions have been encroached by ...Read More

Conduct biometric survey of slum-dwellers: SGNP to SRA

Conduct biometric survey of slum-dwellers: SGNP to SRA

Mumbai: Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) has asked the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) to conduct a biometric survey of the slum dw...Read More

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Bhopal: Fire renders over dozen slum dwellers homeless

Over a dozen shanties were gutted in fire that broke out at 40-Juggi locality under ward no-84 in Kolar on Tuesday. Short circuit is susp...Read More

Mumbai: Now, check out map of city’s slums on SRA’s website

Mumbai: Now, check out map of city’s slums on SRA’s website

Mumbai: Mumbaikars will now be able to view slum clusters in the city on a map uploaded on the web. This map is uploaded by the Slum Reha...Read More

Class V student runs library in slum, CM pitches in to help

Class V student runs library in slum, CM pitches in to help

Bhopal: In a novel initiative, a Class 5 student living in a slum here has been encouraging other children to study and realise the impor...Read More

Mumbai: 19- year-old kills self at Dharavi

Mumbai: 19- year-old kills self at Dharavi

Mumbai: A 19-year-old woman committed suicide at her residence at Vijay nagar slum at Dharavi on Monday. The incident took place at Dhobi...Read More

Mumbai: A 55-metre wall couldn’t be constructed in 6 years!

Mumbai: A 55-metre wall couldn’t be constructed in 6 years!

Mumbai: The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) aims to work for the redevelopment of slum pockets by demolishing huts and then rehabilit...Read More

Mumbai: 16-year-old school dropout crafts Rs 2,500 computer

Mumbai: 16-year-old school dropout crafts Rs 2,500 computer

Mumbai: He is not yet Slumdog Millionaire, but 16-year-old Jayant Parab has all it takes to make it big. He is a school dropout and lives...Read More

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Airport slum rehabilitation plan to kick start from today

17,000 houses have been constructed at Kurla Premier Automobile area for the rehabilitation of those living around  domestic and internat...Read More

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BMC decides to supply water to illegal shanties but conditions apply

Mumbai : After High Court order, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to supply water to all those slums and shanties...Read More

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Govt to build 11 lakh houses in Mumbai

All old buildings in city to be redeveloped within 5 yrs: Minister

Authorised water for illegal slums?

Authorised water for illegal slums?

Mumbai: Three days after the High Court rapped the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for not providing water to illegal slum-dwellers, t...Read More

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