Municipal Authorities

  • Mumbai building collapse: Is the politician real-estate mafia nexus responsible? April 5, 2013

    In one of Maharashtra's worst building collapses in a decade, 58 people have died and 61 have been injured after a seven-storeyed building in Laxmi Compound in Mumbra, a suburb of Thane, crashed down like a pack of cards into a heap of rubble on Thursday evening. However, even after...
  • Is Municipality as much to blame as builders for Thane collapse? April 5, 2013

    Thane: In one of Maharashtra's worst building collapses in a decade, 58 people have died and 61 have been injured after a seven-storeyed building in Laxmi Compound in Mumbra, a suburb of Thane, crashed down like a pack of cards into a heap of rubble on Thursday evening. However, even...
  • Man sends 'bribe' by DD; stuns municipal authorities June 17, 2012

    Virudhunagar: Vexed over the delay in getting a birth certificate, a man in Virudhunagar hit upon a bizarre idea of sending a demand draft for Rs 100 as bribe to a local body, stunning the municipality authorities who made amends for the lapse and home delivered the document. Rattled on...
  • ‘Killing dogs is no solution to a perfect city’ August 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Delhi now has the daunting task of sprucing up to International standards for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. And animal activists fear the failure of the sterilisartion plan could lead to extermination being chosen as a final solution get rid off the stray dogs in the capital. ...
  • Building for the 'poor' collapses in Bangalore, 2 dead July 26, 2007

    New Delhi: In Bangalore, two people were killed and three injured, when part of a building collapsed in Ejipura on Wednesday evening. One of the dead was a child and the other, a physically challenged person. Three people were rescued from the rubble. The Bangalore Municipal authorities had issued an...