Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Mumbai: BMC files case against Campa Cola residents for resisting eviction June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The face-off between the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and Mumbai's Campal Cola residents continues with none of the two willing to budge. The BMC has now registered a case against the Campa Cola residents at the Worli police station for unlawful assembly, wrongful restraint and obstructing a public servant from...
  • 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...
  • The Mumbai Campa Cola Society case: All you want to know June 20, 2014

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is set to begin the eviction process at Mumbai's Campa Cola Society on Friday. The residents, however, are refusing to budge and performed a havan at the entrance of the compound gate to prevent the BMC officials from entering the compound. The residents also plan to form...
  • Mumbai: With eviction set to begin, Campa Cola residents plan to form human chains June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: 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. The residents are expected to protest by...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai: SC tells Campa Cola residents to vacate premises by May 31 May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has refused to extend the deadline for the eviction of Campa Cola society's residents in Mumbai. The Supreme Court has asked the residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola society to vacate the premises by May 31, 2014. The court has given the direction that action will...
  • BMC under scanner as Opposition alleges Shiv Sena misusing funds March 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is under scanner with the Opposition alleging that the Shiv Sena leaders are misusing corporation funds to fight elections. Sena candidate from Mumbai South Central Rahul Shewale, who has replaced veteran leader Manohar Joshi, is already at an advantage as he...
  • Mumbai: 7-storey building collapses in Vakola, seven dead March 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Seven people died while six others were injured as a seven-storey building collapsed in Vakola area of Mumbai on Friday morning. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said the building was unoccupied but it was located next to a slum area which caused the casualties. Both fire brigade and NDRF are at the...
  • BMC under scrutiny, Shiv Sena accused of misusing funds for polls March 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation in Maharashtra is under scrutiny ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. The Opposition is alleging that Shiv Sena leaders are misusing corporation funds to fight elections. Forty-year-old Rahul Shewale is Shiv Sena's Lok Sabha candidate from Mumbai South Central, having replaced veteran leader Manohar Joshi. As...
  • Eye on elections? BMC passes projects worth Rs 1,800 in 2 days February 27, 2014

    Mumbai: With an eye on the Lok Sabha elections, the Shiv Sena-BJP led Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has passed 45 projects worth Rs 1800 without any deliberation in just two days. This includes major infrastructure projects like road proposals worth Rs 800 crore, storm water drain proposals worth Rs 150...
  • Maharashtra government transfers 20 senior administrative officers February 7, 2014

    Mumbai: In a bureaucratic reshuffle, the Maharashtra government on Friday transferred 20 senior administrative officers, sources said. Prominent among them are Manisha Mhaiskar, who was earlier in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). She has been transferred as secretary of the medical education and drugs department and additional charge of the...
  • Over 800 shanties destroyed in fire in south Mumbai, 1 dead November 21, 2013

    A major fire ripped through a slum area at Cuffe Parade in south Mumbai this afternoon claiming one life and destroying 800 to 1,000 shanties, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officer said. The body of the victim was charred to such extent that it was difficult to identify whether it was a...
  • News 360: SC to hear Campa Cola case on Nov 19 November 14, 2013

    The Supreme Court will take up the demolition of flats at the Campa Cola complex in Mumbai on November 19. This after Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati told the court that he will come out with a proposal to find a permanent solution to the Campa Cola society problem. The...
  • Campa Cola stand off: Are citizens paying a price for the builder-politician-official nexus? November 12, 2013

    The stand-off between the Mumbai Police and the residents of the Campa Cola housing society took an ugly turn on Tuesday as the residents refused to let go of their homes, where they have been living for over 20 years. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials have now threatened to...
  • Mumbai: Police try to break lock at Campa Cola society, detain protesters November 12, 2013

    The Mumbai Police on Tuesday tried to break the lock of the main entrance gate of the Campa Cola society. The police have also taken activists from the Shiv Sena and the BJP into preventive custody who were protesting outside the society. ...
  • BMC officials stopped from entering Campa Cola society in Mumbai November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Campa Cola society residents stopped the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials from entering into the compound to demolish the unauthorised flats on Tuesday. The residents locked the main entrance gate of the compound and denied entrance to the BMC officials. ...
  • Live: Police try to break locks at Campa Cola society, detain protesters November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: 1:45 pm: Mumbai Police is trying to break the lock of the main entrance gate of the Campa Cola society. The police have also taken some political parties activists from Shiv Sena and the BJP, who were protesting outside the society into preventive custody. 1:25 pm: Minister of State...
  • Mumbai: Death toll in building collapse rises to 61 September 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The death toll in the residential building collapse on Dockyard road in Mumbai has risen to 61. The four-storey building, owned by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, collapsed on Friday morning. Around 32 people were injured in the incident. NDRF Deputy Commandment Sachidanand Gawde said, "In total we have extracted...
  • Mumbai: Death toll in building collapse rises to 50 September 28, 2013

    Mumbai: A 4-storey residential building collapsed on Friday on the Dockyard road in south Mumbai, killing 50 people. Many people are feared to be trapped in the debris. One 'Mamamiyan Decorator' has been arrested for the incident. He had a godown on the ground floor and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had...
  • Mumbai building collapse: 1 arrested for illegally altering the construction September 28, 2013

    Mumbai: A day after the four-storey building collapsed at Dockyard road of south Mumbai, one 'Mamamiyan Decorator' has been arrested for the incident on Saturday. He had a godown on the ground floor and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had registered a police case against him for illegal alterations. In the incident,...
  • Mumbai: Death toll in building collapse rises to 25, 32 injured September 28, 2013

    Mumbai: A 4-storey residential building collapsed on Friday on the Dockyard road in south Mumbai, killing 25 people and injuring 32 others. Around 30 people have been rescued so far. The incident raised questions over whether Mumbai's Municipal Corporation ignored repeated warnings about the safety of the Dockyard building that collapsed...
  • Uddhav takes dig at PM, asks him to be aggressive against Pak, China August 31, 2013

    Taking a dig at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over his aggressive stance in Rajya Sabha on Friday, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, on Saturday, said the Prime Minister never showed such resolve when troops of Pakistan and China repeatedly infiltrated into Indian territory. "Instead of showing aggression to opposition leaders; I...
  • Watch: Alert sounded in Mumbai as heavy rains continue to lash the city July 24, 2013

    Normal life in Mumbai has been crippled as heavy rains continue to batter the city for the second day on Wednesday. The BMC on Wednesday issued advisory asking people to step out from their houses only if necessary. ...