National Conference vice-president & former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on January 14 accused the J&K administration of targeting the Gujjar and Bakarwal tribals for political matters. Omar's remarks came after the houses belonging to the community were demolished by authorities, as part of its anti-encroachment drive. Meanwhile, NC's Parliament Member, Hasnain Masoodi, decribed "selective" demolition by administration of houses of… read-more
The Supreme Court on August 31 ordered the authorities to demolish a 40-floor twin tower of real estate firm 'Supertech' in Noida within three months. However, the court's order came after almost 7 years following the demolition order issued by the Allahabad HC in 2014 due to lack of safety standards. Moreover, the order stated that the builder has to bear the expenses and also compensate the flat owners.
The Bombay High Court on November 27 stated that Kangana Ranaut would be given compensation for her loss of property demolished by the Mumbai civic body on September 9. The court said that the actions executed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation "are nothing but malice in law". Earlier, Kangna, in her petition, had demanded Rs 2 crore in compensation for the damage caused by the "illegal" demolition.