Civic Officials

  • Forest department lodges cases against Ghaziabad civic officials February 18, 2014

    The Ghaziabad forest department has registered two criminal cases against the city's municipal corporation officials for damaging trees and concretising the ground surface, thereby harming the city's biodiversity. Akash Vashishtha, an environmentalist, lodged a complaint with the department in which he said over 208 trees of city forest were damaged due...
  • Thane building collapse: Civic official arrested April 24, 2013

    Thane: With the arrest of a Deputy Municipal Commissioner of Thane Municipal Corporation on Wednesday night, the number of arrests in connection with the building collapse in Mumbra area has gone up to 22. DMC Srikant Sarmokdam, whose name was found in the diary of the builder (already arrested), was...
  • Mumbai is tsunami-proof, says civic official April 12, 2012

    Mumbai: While several parts of coastal India had hit the panic button, the financial capital of the country was on the alert, but not in fright. According to a senior BMC official, "Studies and experts assert that tsunami can never hit Mumbai, as there isn't any epicenter in the ocean...