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  • BMC under scanner as Opposition alleges Shiv Sena misusing funds 14-03-2014 08:46 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai: 7-storey building collapses in Vakola, seven dead 14-03-2014 12:35 PM

    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...
  • BMC under scrutiny, Shiv Sena accused of misusing funds for polls 14-03-2014 09:22 AM

    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....
  • Eye on elections? BMC passes projects worth Rs 1,800 in 2 days 27-02-2014 08:10 AM

    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...
  • BMC issues notices to attach politicos' flats for unpaid dues 08-02-2014 07:36 AM

    Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issued notices on Friday warning that properties of Worli-based Sukhada and Shubhada housing societies, in which local political bigwigs possess flats, would be attached if dues of over Rs 10 crore are not cleared. Some of the prominent politicians residing in these two buildings are Maharashtra...
  • Maharashtra government transfers 20 senior administrative officers 07-02-2014 11:41 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai: BMC flush with funds, yet services close to nothing 06-02-2014 12:01 PM

    Mumbai: In a year that saw more than half a dozen deaths due to potholed roads and stinging criticism of the country's richest civic body by the Bombay High Court, the Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) is yet to get its act together. With over Rs 20,000 crore allocated each year,...
  • Will submit fresh proposal to BMC in 2 weeks: Campa Cola society to SC 03-02-2014 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Campa Cola society association has told the Supreme Court that they will submit a fresh proposal on the issue to the Bombay Municipal Corporation within two weeks. The BMC has further asked the apex court for two more weeks to examine the proposal that will be submitted...
  • Bombay HC to hear sex determination case against Gauri, Shah Rukh Khan 10-01-2014 09:13 AM

    New Delhi: The Bombay High Court will conduct the hearing on the notice issued to Shah Rukh Khan, wife Gauri Khan and the BMC in the sex determination case of their child born through surrogacy today. The notice has been issued to the celebrity couple after Varsha Despande, a social...
  • Mumbai: Rajeev Shukla courts controversy over plots, offers to return them 11-12-2013 04:58 PM

    Mumbai: Union MoS Parliamentary Affairs and Planning Rajeev Shukla has been forced to return two plots in Mumbai's Andheri area which were allotted to his firm after a controversy broke out over their allotment to a society co-founded by him to start a school. The irregularities in allotting the land...
  • Mumbai: 4 BMC engineers arrested in Dockyard building collapse case 06-12-2013 10:56 PM

    Mumbai: Four engineers of BMC in the case relating to the collapse of a residential building on Dockyard road in Mumbai which killed 61 people. The engineers are from Planning and Design Department of the BMC. About 21 families, who were BMC's tenants, lived in the 30-year-old structure. Though there...
  • Over 800 shanties destroyed in fire in south Mumbai, 1 dead 21-11-2013 11:08 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai: SC tells Campa Cola society residents to leave by May 31, 2014 19-11-2013 03:30 PM

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court has asked residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola society to give an undertaking that they will vacate the premises by May 31, 2014. The SC has given the direction that action will be taken against the residents who do not give an undertaking within 6 weeks. No...
  • Were Campa Cola society residents in the know about the illegality? 13-11-2013 11:31 PM

    Mumbai: After two days of high drama, the residents of the Campa Cola society in Mumbai's Worli area can heave a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court stayed demolition of illegal flats at the complex. Even as the apex court took suo moto cognizance of the matter and passed...
  • SC says Campa Cola case has human angle, to hear case on Nov 19 13-11-2013 02:56 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after the Supreme Court stayed demolition of flats at the Campa Cola complex in Mumbai, the apex court said that it will take up the matter on November 19. The apex court said that apart from legal issues there is an human angle to this problem. "I...
  • Campa Cola society: What the issue is 13-11-2013 01:49 PM

    Mumbai: The stand off between the BMC officials and the residents of Campa Cola housing society finally ended on Wednesday after the Supreme Court stayed the demolition of all illegal flats in the complex till May 31, 2014. Following the Supreme Court, the residents have got seven months to vacate...
  • BMC-Campa Cola society stand-off ends, SC stays demolition 13-11-2013 01:20 PM

    Mumbai: The stand off between the BMC officials and the residents of Campa Cola housing society finally ended on Wednesday after the Supreme Court stayed the demolition of all illegal flats in the complex till May 31, 2014. Following the Supreme Court, the residents have got seven months to vacate...
  • Campa Cola society: How the stand-off ended 13-11-2013 10:48 AM

    Mumbai: 11:54 pm: Additional BMC Commissioner Mohan Adtani said that in the last Supreme Court order there was nothing about taking action against the builder. "We will follow the SC order. We were only implementing the SC order and there is nothing personal against the complex. Proceedings at the complex...
  • BMC to disconnect power, water of illegal Campa Cola society flats 12-11-2013 05:49 PM

    Mumbai: 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...
  • Live: Police try to break locks at Campa Cola society, detain protesters 12-11-2013 11:59 AM

    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...
  • Bombay High Court to hear PIL on potholes today 04-10-2013 10:06 AM

    Mumbai: A PIL on potholes is likely to come up in the Mumbai HC today. The BMC is expected to file details of records available with them before the court. This comes after Mumbai high court took cognizance of the bad conditions of roads due to potholes in Mumbai, Thane...
  • Mumbai: 900 buildings under risk see no improvement in 3 years 01-10-2013 11:43 AM

    Mumbai: No lessons have been learnt days after yet another building collapse that claimed 61 lives in Mumbai. A survey shows the extent of administrative laxity - 900 buildings under risk have seen no improvement in the last three years. The BMC conservancy staff quarters in Dongri is among the...
  • Mumbai building collapse fallout: 95 buildings declared dangerous to live in 30-09-2013 08:55 AM

    Mumbai: The recent Mumbai building collapse, in which 61 people died and dozens injured, is a stark reminder of how authorities have turned a blind eye to the many illegal constructions in the city. Mumbai's municipal body has now finally declared 95 buildings as dangerous to live in. Around 150...
  • Mumbai building collapse: BMC suspends 7 engineers 30-09-2013 07:55 AM

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) suspended seven engineers on Sunday in connection with the residential building collapse in Mazgaon on Friday. The suspended engineers are executive engineer M N Patel, assistant engineer M K Redekar, assistant engineer I N Aley, assistant engineer N S Ghadge, assistant engineer Rahul Jadhav, deputy...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Shiv Sena blames BMC commissioner 30-09-2013 12:23 AM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Sunday said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Sitaram Kunte was responsible for the building collapse in Mazgaon area in which 61 people were killed. "Kunte is the agent of Mantralaya (state secretariat). He follows the Chief Minister's directions. If the accused are to be named, then...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises to 50, many feared trapped 28-09-2013 06:51 PM

    Mumbai: The death toll in the building that had collapse on Friday on the Dockyard road in south Mumbai has risen to 50. Many people are still feared to be trapped in the debris. More than 30 hours later, relief and rescue work continue at the site of the dockyard...
  • Four-storey building collapses in Mumbai, 9 dead, over 30 injured 27-09-2013 09:02 PM

    New Delhi: Nine people have died and more than 30 people suffered injury after four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai on Friday. 21 families were trapped when this four-storey residential building collapsed on Dockyard road early in the morning. "I was sleeping with my brother when I heard a huge sound....
  • Bombay HC issues notice to state govt, MCA, BMC on AAP plea 19-09-2013 06:27 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday sought affidavits from Maharashtra government, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) in reply to a PIL filed by 'Aam Aadmi Party' alleging illegality and irregularity in allotment of land in suburban Kandivli to MCA. According to the PIL filed by AAP...
  • Dengue scare grips Mumbai again, death toll reaches 4 04-09-2013 07:24 PM

    Mumbai: Dengue scare is back to haunt Mumbai again with four cases reported in the city so far. Officials said that four people have succumbed to dengue so far this season. While the number of recorded cases of dengue is almost 1/3rd of 2012 so far, officials feel that the...
  • Uddhav Thackeray takes stock of potholes as HC issues notice to BMC 30-07-2013 06:14 PM

    Mumbai: As Mumbai continues to battle potholes, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray was seen on the streets of Vile Parle on Monday night to take stock of potholes. This comes after the Bombay High Court took suo moto cognisance of the matter and issued notices to the BMC and the...