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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Aleixo Arnolfo Pareira Vs State of Goa & Others dated 06/01/2017 regarding shacks/cottages causing environmental damage to the beaches in Goa. National Green Tribunal directs MoEF to submit compliance report regarding the demolition of shacks and the State of Goa to place before the Court the complete record of demolition effected from time to time, particularly of the structures which are alleged to exist as per the Applicant.

The shortage of urban housing across the country will increase to an estimated 3.41 crore units by 2022, mainly on the back of demand-supply gap and rising levels of income among the working class seeking to purchase houses. 

The extent to which cities in Africa face climate change and natural hazard related disaster risks is shaped by much more than just their exposure to hazard. Past and
current patterns of urban growth and development have shaped the context of risk in multiple ways. The economies, spatial form, societies, and governance of African

ATHI RIVER, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Recently married with a one-year-old child, Joan Moraa Mbogo dreams of escaping Kenya's noisy, dirty, crime-ridden capital and buying a home close t

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Progressive Resident Welfare Association Versus Haryana Urban Development Authority dated 22/12/2016 regarding converting a colony park into residential plots in sector 23-A, West Zone, Gurgaon, Haryana.

In order to exercise the powers conferred under Section 22 of the Meghalaya Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014, Government of Meghalaya publish the following draft Rules inviting public comments and suggestions.

This paper presents the results of an investigation of selected census towns in northern India. Census towns are settlements that India's census classifies as urban although they continue to be governed as rural settlements.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Resident’s Welfare Association (Sector-23, Noida) Vs New Okhla Industrial Development Authority & Others dated 15/12/2016 regarding allotting plot No.C-43, Sector 23, Noida for constructing high-rise commercial buildings of seven and half storeys in the middle of residential sector.

The National Buildings Organization (NBO) being the nodal office under the Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India for collection, collation, tabulation, interpretation and dissemination of statistical data regarding housing and slums in urban area, "Slums in India - A Statistical Compendium, 2015" is the latest

In urban infrastructure the investment decisions taken today will shape tomorrow. Despite the critical importance of infrastructure for urban development, financing to scale up smarter, more sustainable urban infrastructure remains an immense challenge, particularly in emerging and developing economies.

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