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  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Campa Cola residents block the gate to stop BMC from entering the compound June 20, 2014

    It is the Dday 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. ...
  • Social organisation working hard to ensure Mumbaikars come out to vote April 23, 2014

    "Enough is enough" was the clarion call after the 26/11 attacks but less than 50 per cent people turned up to elect their government. Be it BMC elections or Assembly, one thing that characterises Mumbai elections is low voter turnout. As the maximum city gets ready to vote for Lok...
  • 7 dead in a seven-storey building collapse in Mumbai March 14, 2014

    Seven people were dead and five others were injured in a building collapse in Mumbai. Rescuers are working against the clock with more feared to be still trapped in the debris. The seven-storeyed structure was on the BMC's demolition list. ...
  • Mumbai: SC asks Campa Cola complex residents to vacate premises till May 31 November 19, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the residents of the Campa Cola Housing Society to provide an undertaking that they will vacate the premises till May 31, 2014. After the complex was at the centre of an eviction row, the apex Court asked its residents to promise that the BMC...
  • Campa Cola demolition stayed: Will the allpowerful builder lobby get away? November 13, 2013

    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 an...
  • Drama at campa cola society ends as court stays demolition order November 13, 2013

    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 an...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 13, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC to hear Campa Cola case on Nov 19 November 13, 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 society residents get SC relief November 13, 2013

    In a major relief to the residents of the Campa Cola society residents, the Supreme Court has stayed demolition of flats in the society. The matter will now be heard by the court on November 19. The apex court said that apart from legal issues there is an human angle...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 12, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Campa Cola stand off: Are citizens paying a price for the builderpoliticianofficial nexus? November 12, 2013

    The standoff 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...
  • News 360: SC panel to probe allegation of harassment by retired judge November 12, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a 3member committee to be set up to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a former apex court judge. A woman lawyer had in a blog claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the judge in December 2012. ...
  • Residents of Campa Cola society fight for their home November 12, 2013

    The standoff 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. ...
  • Traffic disrupted as water pipe bursts in Girgaum Chowpatty August 24, 2013

    Traffic has been hit on Girgaum Chowpatty after a water pipeline underneath a road burst, creating a crater. The road caved in affecting water supply to some parts of south Mumbai. Vehicular movement on one side of the road has been blocked by BMC officials who are changing the water...
  • CJ Show: Poor condition of municipal schools in Mumbai August 19, 2013

    CJ Nitin Gadekar surveys the municipal schools in Mumbai to find out the abject condition of classroom's, lack of teachers and dilapidated infrastructure. Watch his to report to find more ...
  • 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. ...
  • Waterlogged streets, traffic jams: Is BMC prepared to fight rain misery? June 10, 2013

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) preparedness is once again under question as the drop in temperatures has come with waterlogged streets, traffic jams and delayed train schedules. ...
  • FTN: Is the ban on lingerie mannequins paranoid moral policing? May 29, 2013

    The Shiv Senarun Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday provisionally cleared a proposal banning the display of lingerie on mannequins in the city. ...
  • Mumbaikars slam BMC's approval to ban lingerieclad mannequins May 28, 2013

    The Shiv Senarun Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has provisionally cleared a proposal banning the display of lingerie on mannequins in the city. The proposal seeks strict action against shopkeepers and hawkers who display such mannequins. ...
  • Removing mannequins won't reduce sex crimes: Mumbaikars May 28, 2013

    The Shiv Senarun Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday provisionally cleared a proposal banning the display of lingerie on mannequins in the city. ...
  • Municipality as much at fault as builders for illegal construction: Khairnar April 5, 2013

    A population spurt in the MumbraKalwa belt in Thane district has led to a booming illegal construction business with an estimated 2 lakh unauthorized flats. Former BMC commissioner GR Khairnar spoke out after the building collapse and said that the municipal commissioners are as much culpable as the builders and...
  • Amitabh Bachchan inaugurates BMC's virtual classroom facility January 24, 2013

    Amitabh Bachchan launched The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation's virtual classroom facility and cleanliness drive. After inaugurating the expansion of the virtual classroom facility aimed at providing education to over 400 civic schools in Mumbai and distributing iron tablets as a part of an antimalnutrition campaign, Amitabh Bachchan pledged his support to...
  • BMC seeks report on Yash Chopra's death due to dengue October 23, 2012

    After filmmaker Yash Chopra's death put the focus on dengue in Mumbai, the BMC has asked Lilavati Hospital for a report on Chopra's death. The BMC says this would help in identifying measures to counter outbreak of dengue. The BMC also says they had found mosquitoes breeding at the offices...