Floods result of rampant construction: SC

The Supreme Court has highlighted that rampant construction activities in eco-sensitive areas with natural water flow have a devastating effect and can lead to natural calamities such as those seen in the recent floods in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Uttarakhand. The observations are a part of a recent judgement where the SC has directed the… Continue reading Floods result of rampant construction: SC

SC orders demolition of 5 apartments Ernakulam’s Maradu municipality

The Supreme Court has ordered the demolition of five high-rise apartments in Ernakulam’s Maradu municipality near Kochi in Kerala for violating the provisions of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) rules. According to the expert committee formed by SC to look into the matter, the apartments come within the CRZ III. As per the CRZ notification 1991,… Continue reading SC orders demolition of 5 apartments Ernakulam’s Maradu municipality