Maradu flats compensation: Owners asked to submit documents
The flat owners have been asked to submit the proforma 3, along with the documents, for determining the balance amount, besides the compensation of Rs 25 lakh payable to them since the terms of the committee will expire on March 10.
Super-rich eye far shores: Kochi’s pain is Armenia’s gain
The demolition of Maradu flats and DLF imbroglio has forced ultrahigh-net-worth ind...
Maradu flats demolition: Restoring the faith of homebuyers
It could have been avoided if there was a detailed coastal zone map, which clearly...
Maradu demolition: Land to remain with builders, sources say
Days after Maradu demolition, government clears the intent. The State government won't take the Maradu land. Four months after the Supreme C...
ABC of CRZ: Lessons for homebuyers from the Maradu flats demolition
The recent demolition of illegal apartment buildings in Kerala shows the risks homebuyers are taking in India. In addition to coastal regulation zone (CRZ) rules, there are several land usage rules that home buyers must be careful about.
Demolition of Maradu flats in Kochi turns spotlight on controlled explosion
The Kochi demolitions have brought to the fore controlled implosion, a method that has been used to raze buildings in the West for decades but is still relatively uncommon in India, thanks to lack of expertise and the availability of cheap labour for alternative methods.
Kerala: Haze over illegal buildings put homebuyers in a spot
The state government has submitted an affidavit before the Supreme Court regarding the buildings that have violated CRZ norms. But details of the list remain beyond the reach of ordinary man.
Watch: Maradu flats demolished in 5 seconds with implosion technology
Two out of four illegal residential apartments in Kerala's Maradu were demolished by the use of implosion technology here on Saturday. The 1...
Now, SC orders 7-star resort razed in Kerala
A Supreme Court bench of Justices R F Nariman, Aniruddha Bose and V Ramasubramanian, on Friday paved the way for razing of the 7-star Kapico Kerala Resorts in Vembanad Lake in neighbouring Alappuzha for violating coastal zone regulations, just a day before commencement of Maradu flats.
Kochi: Owner worried about implosion effect on 100-yr-old home
It has withstood the challenges posed by rain and sun for over a century. But we have no idea how the Holyfaith H20 flat demolition process will affect our house.
Demolition drive against four Kochi illegal flats completed
In perhaps the first of its kind drive in the country against illegal residential high rises, the four concrete colossuses housing nearly 350 flats were reduced to piles of rubble in seconds one after another over the last two days.
One more illegal high rise demolished in Kochi
The 55-meter high Jain Coral Cove, built in violation of Coastal Regulation Zone norms in Maradu Municipality, was brought down at around 11.03 am with the area in a 200 metre radius kept out of bounds for people and all kinds of traffic.
Illegal apartment complex in Kerala brought down; SC order implemented
The 60-meter high 19-storey building, known as "Holy Faith H20, was levelled in seconds in a spectacular implosion. Thousands of people watched the demolition from outside the evacuation zone. A total of 343 waterfront flats were built in the complexes, violating the Coastal Regulation Zone norms.
Supreme Court to hear in open court review pleas of Maradu flat owners for relief from builders
The Kerala government informed the top court that one-member committee headed by Justice (retd) Balakrishnan Nair had received 274 claim petitions from 279 flats owners till November 15 and they have to disburse Rs.
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