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  • BMC orders a hawker's zone at Mumbai's posh Pali Hill locality, Bollywood stars protest April 13, 2015

    Mumbai: BMC has ordered a hawker's zone at Mumbai's posh Pali Hill locality which has irked the residence of the area including several Bollywood stars. Residents of Bandra's posh Pali Hill area carried out a protest against the BMC's move to demarcate the area as a hawking zone. The protests...
  • Mumbai: Landmark sites lose heritage tag April 2, 2015

    The Developmnet Plan prepared by the BMC laying down the blueprint for the city's development over the next 20 years has run into opposition from several quarters. It's own heritage conservation committee is fuming after it found that hundreds of the city's heritage structures have simply been ommitted from the...
  • Maharashtra: What steps taken to prevent dengue and swine flu, asks Bombay HC March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked municipal bodies in Maharashtra to file separate affidavits within six weeks enumerating what steps were taken to prevent the spread of diseases like dengue, malaria, swine flu, gastroenteritis and chicken gunya in their respective areas. ...
  • BMC begins demolition outside Shah Rukh Khan's residence Mannat February 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Officials of Mumbai's municipal body, BMC, have started demolishing of a controversial ramp that was constructed outside actor Shah Rukh Khan's residence Mannat in Bandra, Mumbai. On 14 February morning, BMC officials reached the spot which has according to BJP MP Poonam Mahajan, been causing inconvenience to the residents of...
  • BJP MP seeks demolition of ramp near Shah Rukh Khan's house February 5, 2015

    Mumbai; BJP MP Poonam Mahajan has sought demolition of a ramp near Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's bungalow in suburban Bandra, following complaints by local residents of alleged illegal construction. "The residents of the area have for long been complaining about the chaos and traffic build up there due to the...
  • BJP MP Poonam Mahajan takes on Shah Rukh Khan, asks BMC chief to demolish the ramp next to Mannat February 3, 2015

    BJP MP Poonam Mahajan has taken on star Shah Rukh Khan. Following complaints from the local residents of Bandra, Mahajan has written to the BMC chief, asking him to demolish the ramp set up next to Khan's bungalow Mannat. The ramp is often used by Shah Rukh Khan to park...
  • Mumbai: Ruckus at BMC event attended by Uddhav and Aditya Thackeray November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) corporator on Sunday created ruckus at an event attended by Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray. The corporator said that during Bal Thackeray days even a corporator was respected but that's not the same under Uddhav's rule. The BMC is dominated...
  • Mumbai: BMC votes to stop builders denying flats on food preferences November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has passed a resolution wherein any builder denying flats on the grounds of food preferences, caste or religion of the occupant will face action which includes revocation of development-related permissions. However, BJP, which is ruling BMC in alliance with Shiv Sena, was left isolated when...
  • No discrimination based on caste, religion, food preference now to rent a flat in Mumbai November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: In a major relief for home buyers, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Thursday passed a resolution to revoke permission to developers who discriminate amongst buyers. The new proposal will invite revoking of occupation certificates of housing societies that discriminate buyers and prefer selling flats to only a particular community,...
  • Maharashtra to involve students in cleanliness drive: Vinod Tawde November 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government plans to involve students to implement the state's cleanliness drive, Education Minister Vinod Tawde said on Friday. He was speaking after launching the cleanliness drive of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's education department as part of the 'Swachchata Abhiyan' campaign, along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis....
  • BMC joins PM Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign, says will cancel licenses of shops found littering November 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign. The BMC said that it will cancel the licenses of shops and restaurants that are found littering. The country's richest civic body the BMC is now doing its bit to contribute to the Swachch Baharat Abhiyan...
  • Mumbai to experience heavy rainfall in 48 hours, predicts Met department July 31, 2014

    Mumbai is due to experience heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours, as predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department. There have been intermittent showers all day long on Thursday. Waterlogging has been reported in Byculla, Matunga and Parel regions of the city. Heavy rain is being reported from South Mumbai and...
  • Mumbai rains: Newlyconstructed international airport waterlogged July 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The annual monsoon misery has begun in Mumbai. Not just the city roads, waterlogging was seen at Mumbai's newly constructed international airport. Water entered the baggage screening area of the airport on Friday morning. Air India said that had it rained more, passengers' baggage could have been damaged. Waterlogging has...
  • Heavy rain in Mumbai: Roads waterlogged, BMC caught unprepared July 11, 2014

    Incessant rain for the past two days has led to water logging in several parts of Mumbai. But the BMC disaster management team said that the situation is under control and no advisory has been issued by them. Rail and road traffic in the city has been slow. ...
  • Heavy rains in Mumbai: Is the maximum city still not monsoon ready? July 11, 2014

    It is the same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. CNNIBN takes call of people from Mumbai and takes their views of problems they are facing during monsoon. ...
  • Rain in Mumbai, maximum city's maximum annual problem July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: It is the same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. Given the way BMC has gone ahead with the Monsoon preparedness, this was a predictable outcome. With handful of staff available...
  • Mumbai waterlogged after 2 days of nonstop rain, lakes not yet full July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Following incessant rain in Mumbai, chronic flooding spots like Hindmata, Mahim junction, Kurla west and Chembur have been waterlogged. The BMC disaster management, however, has maintained that the situation is under control. It has been raining incessantly since the last two days in Mumbai. The lakes though haven't filled up...
  • Fate of students at stake as DU scraps 4year B Tech, BMS courses June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Delhi University bowing to UGC directives and scrapping the FourYear Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), no more admissions will be taking place for the 4year B Tech and Bachelor in Management Sciences (BMS) courses. The university's Principals' Association on Saturday cancelled the B Tech and BMS courses. Fate...
  • Mumbai: MCGM disconnects electronic meters, water, gas supply to Campa Cola flats June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: After a threeday standoff, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai officials have disconnected power and gas supply at some of the illegal flats in the Campa Cola society in Mumbai. The MCGM's Deputy Municipal Commissioner has said that 55 electronic meters in the compound have been disconnected. Water connection...
  • Mumbai: BMC disconnects power supply to Campa Cola Society June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: As scheduled, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials reached the Campa Cola Society on Monday morning and as promised, the residents let them enter the complex after a stand off of over three days. The BMC officials disconnected power supply to the illegal flats as part of the eviction process. They...
  • Mumbai: BMC officials to enter Campa Cola society to cut power, water supply today June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: After a standoff of two days, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials will finally be allowed to enter the Campa Cola compound on Monday. For the past two days, they had been facing stiff resistance from the residents. But finally, on Sunday, the residents caved in and said they will...
  • After assurance from CM Chavan, Campa Cola residents end protest June 22, 2014

    After protesting for two days, residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola Society finally relented on Sunday afternoon. They agreed to allow the municipal authorities to enter the society and cut off power and water supply. However, they said that they will not be handing over their flat keys. Residents have also...
  • Will allow the BMC to disconnect utilities, say Campa Cola residents June 22, 2014

    Mumbai: In a move to end the stand off with the Mumbai civic officials, the Campa Cola residents have agreed to let the BMC carry out their duties and disconnect the utilities in their houses. However, they said that they will not hand over the keys of their houses to...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola residents write mercy petition to President June 22, 2014

    Mumbai: There is a high drama at Mumbai's Campa Cola society as the residents have not let the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials to enter the society compound on Sunday. The defiant residents wrote a mercy petition to President Pranab Mukherjee under article 143(1) of the Constitution urging him to seek...
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  • Day 3 of drama at Mumbai's Campa Cola society, eviction process to begin today June 22, 2014

    Mumbai: It's the third day of drama at Mumbai's Campa Cola Society as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials will again reach the society compound on Sunday to begin the eviction process. On Saturday, the BMC failed to evict residents of the 102 illegal flats that are to be demolished by...
  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Naman midtown tower, no casualties June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: A massive fire engulfed Naman Midtown, a fifteen storey building in Dadar West on Saturday. Fire broke out at 5.30 pm. Eight fire engines are working to douse the fire at the spot. Naman Midtown is located in a very congested area. The building is mainly a residential area...
  • Campa Cola eviction: No success for BMC on day 2, officials leave emptyhanded June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: It was another unsuccessful day for the Brihanmumbai Municipal corporation as its officials left the Campa Cola compound after residents once again refused to let them in on Saturday. BMC officials say they will return on Sunday. There was high drama at the compound again on Saturday with BMC...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola residents continue to resist eviction, block BMC's entry June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: There were dramatic scenes once again at Mumbai's Campa Cola compound as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials returned for a second day on Saturday to begin the eviction process. But the officials have once again not been allowed to enter the compound. They tried to urge the residents to let...
  • Corporation in a hurry to initiate demolition of Campa Cola flats: BMC exofficial June 21, 2014

    Even as the residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola Society continue to fight eviction, the BMC has registered a case against them for unlawful assembly, wrongful restraint and obstructing a public servant from performing his duty. ...