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  • Mumbai rains: Newly-constructed 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. Water-logging 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. CNN-IBN 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 non-stop 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 4-year B Tech, BMS courses June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Delhi University bowing to UGC directives and scrapping the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), no more admissions will be taking place for the 4-year 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 three-day 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 stand-off 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 empty-handed 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 ex-official 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. ...
  • Campa Cola residents form human chains to hold back BMC officials June 20, 2014

    The deadline for the residents to vacate the 102 illegal flats in the Campa Cola society ended on Friday. BMC officials reached the compound at 11:30am to disconnect water, power and gas supply but the residents did not allow them by conducting a havan at one gate and forming a...
  • Mumbai: BMC officials return from Campa Cola Society as residents block their entry June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Prevented by the residents of Campa Cola Society from entering the compound, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials returned without beginning the eviction process. The officials said that they will report to their senior officers. "We will brief the senior officers and BMC commissioner on the ground situation and a decision...
  • Watch: Campa Cola residents block the gate to stop BMC from entering the compound June 20, 2014

    It is the D-day for residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. ...
  • Live: BMC officials return to Campa Cola society to carry out eviction June 20, 2014

    It is the D-day for residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. ...
  • Mumbai: BMC defers demolition date of Campa Cola Society June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: In what could bring a bit relief to the residents of illegal flats of the Campa Cola Society, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has deferred the demolition of the South Mumbai residential compound. BMC has agreed to defer the demolition process till June 20. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) had...
  • BMC does little, Mumbai may witness clogged drains, waterlogged roads this monsoon June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Even though the monsoon has arrived a week late in Mumbai, it seems there will be little respite from rain woes for Mumbaikars this year. Given the way the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has gone ahead with the monsoon preparedness, the city may once again witness potholed roads, clogged drains...
  • Campa Cola residents dare authorities, demand demolition of all illegal constructions in Maharashtra June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the end of the road for the residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola society as the deadline for them to vacate their flats ends on Thursday. The Campa Cola resident association has sent a 14-point charter of demands to the Municipal Commissioner. They have demanded that all illegal...
  • Campa Cola deadline ends at 5 pm: Will residents vacate their flats? June 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Will they? Won't they? Everybody is asking these two questions as far as the Campa Cola society residents are concerned. Nobody knows whether the flat owners will hand over the keys and say goodbye once the Supreme Court deadline to vacate the flats ends at 5 pm on Thursday....
  • BMC issues fresh notice to Campa Cola society residents to vacate flats by June 12 June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has issued a fresh notice to the residents of the Campa Cola society to vacate the illegal flats by June 12. The flats are scheduled to be demolished soon. The Supreme Court has sanctioned the demolition. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said that...
  • Campa Cola society residents hopeful of saving their homes June 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Time has run out for over 100 residents of the Campa Cola society in Mumbai as the Brihanmumbai Municpal Corporation has issued notice to them to hand over keys by June 2. Sunanda Verma, a member of the Campa Cola society, said, "We are not asking for laws...
  • SC agrees to hear plea against eviction of Campa Cola society residents May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a fresh plea against the imminent eviction of residents of illegal flats in Campa Cola society in Mumbai. The apex court will hear the plea on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued notices to the residents asking them to hand...
  • Time runs out for Campa Cola residents, BMC wants house keys by June 2 May 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Time has run out for over 100 residents of the Campa Cola society in Mumbai. They will have to vacate their flats by Saturday. Even as the residents cling on to the hope that they can save their homes, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Standing Committee will meet on Friday to...