The Financial Burden of Land Acquisition: Exploring Kerala’s Case in National Highway Development

Introduction: The recent disclosure by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has shone a light on the unequal financial burden borne by states in national highway development projects. While the Central government typically finances the majority of such undertakings, a new policy requiring states to share 25% of land acquisition costs has had a…

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Unveiling the Strategy: Canara Bank and Bank of Maharashtra’s Bond Sale and its Financial Implications

 Introduction: In a significant move to address their capital adequacy needs and enhance liquidity, Canara Bank (Canbank) and Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) have announced plans to raise a combined ₹4,500 crores through bond issuances. This development comes at a time when the Indian banking sector is facing challenges due to rising non-performing assets (NPAs) and…

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From Limbo to Luxury: SC Order Paves the Way for Palais Royale, but Regulatory Shadows Linger

From Limbo to Luxury: SC Order Paves the Way for Palais Royale, but Regulatory Shadows Linger

Introduction In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of India has given life to the glamorous, but long-delayed project of Palace Royale. His green signal for the e-auction of this unfinished luxury skyscraper opens the door not only to the completion of the tower, but to important discussions about the rules governing Indian real estate…

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A Plea for Resurgence: NAREDCO’s Pre-Budget Recommendations for India’s Real Estate Sector

India’s real estate sector, once a vibrant engine of the nation’s economic juggernaut, has in recent years grappled with significant challenges. Stalled projects, liquidity constraints, and a complex regulatory landscape have dampened investor confidence and impeded market growth. However, hope for revival flickers brightly in the pre-budget recommendations submitted by the National Real Estate Development…

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Affordable Housing Finance: A Strong Case for India Shelter Finance

Introduction: India is witnessing a significant rise in its urban population, fuelled by economic growth and migration. This urbanization has created a substantial demand for affordable housing, particularly among the middle class and low-income segments. Addressing this demand requires innovative financial solutions and dedicated institutions like India Shelter Finance (ISF). The Indian government has recognized…

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Navigating the Complex Terrain: Land Acquisition in India – A Comprehensive Analysis of Legal, Social, and Environmental Dimensions

Introduction : Embassy Industrial Parks, a subsidiary of Blackstone recently acquired 124 acres for around Rs. 177 Crore from the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board in the Nelamangala Taluk. Land acquisition in India is governed by The Land Acquisition Act, of 2013. The primary objective of the Act is to establish and oversee a transparent,…

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Legal Scrutiny of Maharashtra RERA’s Quality Assurance Guidelines for Real Estate Ventures: A Comprehensive Analysis

Introduction: The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) has taken a significant step towards enhancing the quality of construction and ensuring superior housing for consumers by introducing a consultation paper outlining a Framework for Quality Assurance Reporting (FQA) in the real estate sector. This framework aims to prevent defects, minimize the need for costly rework,…

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Building Better: Maharashtra RERA Launches Quality Assurance Initiative

The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) has taken a monumental step towards revolutionizing the real estate landscape with its groundbreaking Quality Assurance Framework. This ambitious initiative aims to not just ensure quality construction, but to fundamentally reshape the buyer experience, making it transparent, informed, and empowering. Let’s delve deeper into the framework’s layers and…

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