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Jai Bhim Nagar demolitions: HC seeks answers on demolitions during monsoon

The court’s directive came during the hearing of a petition filed by 28 slum dwellers from Jai Bhim Nagar. These residents, represented by advocate Rakesh Singh, sought compensation and prosecution of civic officials for the demolitions

Mumbai, India - June 6, 2024: A few policemen from Powai police station injured in stone pelting when they went to assist the BMC officials during an anti-encroachment drive in Powai at Jai Bhim Nagar in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, June 6, 2024. (Photo by Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 10, 2024 08:36 AM IST
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Slum dwellers homeless as ‘human rights’ of building residents prioritised, say activists

BMC demolishes 650 hutments in Jai Bhim Nagar, Powai, despite monsoon prohibition, leaving 100 families homeless, living on footpaths.

Around 100 families from the settlement still camp on the footpaths. (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 27, 2024 07:26 AM IST

MP Gaikwad visits demolished Jai Bhim Nagar slum in Powai

BMC demolishes slum in Mumbai, rendering 650 families homeless. MP Varsha Gaikwad visits site, demands investigation and resettlement for affected families.

650 families homeless who spent two rainy nights on the streets under makeshift tents covered with plastic sheets.
Updated on Jun 11, 2024 08:08 AM IST

BMC demolishes slum in Powai amidst stone-pelting, lathi charge

Many of the families residing in the neighbourhood said they had been shifted there by the Hiranandani group as they were working for the company

Around 20 policemen, 10 BMC workers and several slum dwellers were injured in the incident, while 20 residents were detained from the spot by police for indulging in violence. An FIR was also registered against the 200-strong mob that allegedly attacked officials and police. (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 07, 2024 07:04 AM IST

Mumbai: Residents pelt stones at civic staff, cops during anti-encroachment drive; several injured

Mumbai: Residents pelt stones at civic staff, cops during anti-encroachment drive; several injured

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Published on Jun 06, 2024 07:47 PM IST
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