Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of E. R. Kumar & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/11/2017 regarding the state of urban homeless in the state of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

The Apex Court finds no concrete implementation of the National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM). The Court suggests that the Union of India may have to look into the matter on how to implement the Mission effectively so that crores of rupees that are sanctioned are not frittered away on issues that have no concern directly or indirectly with the NULM.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raghunath Jha Vs. Ministry of Urban Development dated 22/09/2017 regarding destruction of trees as a result of demolition of government residential colonies, Delhi. NGT directs the Project Proponent to plant the tall trees at the site in question and if the space falls short, then the plantation shall be done at the site allocated for that purpose by the Delhi Development Authority. The plants shall be planted as a condition precedent to the cutting of the trees.

Between 2014 and 2050, India is projected to add 404 million urban dwellers and the number of rural residents is expected to decline by 52 million.

At least one-fourth of urban households in India don't have a separate kitchen, according to recently released data based on the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) carried out by the housing minist

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil V. Tharthare V/s Secretary, Environment Department & Ors dated 06/03/2017 regarding cutting of the trees for a housing society, Gandhi Nagar, Bandra East, Mumbai.It is brought to the court's notice that the Tree Authority has granted permission to cut 39 trees and transplant 126 trees and plant 117 trees in the said property vide permission dated 27th May, 2015.

The Ethiopian approach to planning and development is a unique and bold departure from the cautious and incremental approach that has dominated the rhetoric and practice of development in the cities and regions of the third world since the rise and mainstreaming of participatory, small-scale and upgradation-based development.

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

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Tanaji Balasaheb Gambhire Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others dated 27/09/2016 regarding flouting of environmental clearance by a developer (M/s Goel Ganga Developers India Private Limited) of a housing project in Pune, Maharashtra.

Cities are under pressure from all angles; some pressures are easily forecasted while others are more difficult to predict. Balancing the immediate needs of today without compromising the demands of tomorrow is at the heart of sustainability, and of this report.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Delhi Development Authority Versus Kenneth Builders & Developers Ltd. & Others regarding a public-private partnership project for the development of an area of 14.3 hectares of prime land at Tehkhand in South Delhi for the construction of 750 premium residential flats in a self contained community to be sold by private real estate development on free sale basis.

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