The Maharashtra government is yet to upgrade its amended Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) map to relax development restrictions along the coastline, from the existing 500 metres to the proposed 50 met

Justice Abhay Oka of the Bombay High Court today said that there is a "race" among the politicians to break the laws governing sound pollution.

As part of its plans to ease coastal rules in the country, the Ministry of Environment has proposed to lift restrictions on real estate development that will ease FSI regulations, relax the extent

The century-old chawls are spread across 291 acres in south Mumbai

Mumbai: In its bid to save energy and water by adopting the concept of green buildings, members from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) have raised concern to the government by requesting them to

Shailesh Nayak committee report may unlock real-estate boom, but at the cost of environment

NAVI MUMBAI: The state government, through Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA), has forwarded a proposal to MoEF, asking for special consideration to waive CRZ 2011 notification.

PUNE: The city builders and town planners are divided over the proposal to increase the floor space index (FSI) in the development control (DC) rules for the old city area comprising 17 Peths and s

MUMBAI: The National Green Tribunal, in a landmark order, directed a developer to remit Rs 3 crore towards the environmental relief fund and stopped the construction and sale of a slum rehabilitati

THANE: The BJP-Sena government's 'gift' of additional floor space index (FSI) for the city has invited sharp criticism from town planners.