PUNE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION

  • After Mumbai, Pune coping with dengue, flu cases October 27, 2012

    Pune: With a surge in Swine flu deaths in recent months, the health scenario in Pune is further compounded with the spread of dengue cases leading to a faceoff between city fathers and civic administration. Concerns are being expressed over about 300 dengue cases reported in the city during the...
  • Pune: Kalmadi heckled by BJP, MNS protesters June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Sacked CWG Organising Committee chairman and MP Suresh Kalmadi was heckled at the Pune Municipal Corporation office on Monday. Kalmadi was on a visit to the corporation office for the inauguration of the Sports committee office. Kalmadi was heckled by angry protesters, mainly from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Maharashtra...
  • Pune polls: NCP is single largest party February 18, 2012

    Pune: It was deja vu in Pune as the intensely fought polls for the 152strong Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) ultimately threw up a hung House with NCP once again emerging the single largest party bagging 51 seats and Raj Thackerayled MNS coming second in the final tally with 29 seats,...
  • Pune: Flood like situation, 260 families shifted September 4, 2011

    Pune: Due to heavy rains in the city over the past few days, Mutha river is flowing at a dangerous level and people living along the river are being evacuated to a safer place. An alert has also been issued to the citizens living along the Mutha and Mula rivers...
  • CBI didn't find a single rupee in raids: Kalmadi March 5, 2011

    Pune: Former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi who is facing arrest in the CWG scam is still defiant. He said there was no evidence of any wrongdoing by him and that the CBI did not find even a single rupee during their raids. Issuing a statement in this...
  • Shivaji's guru statue demolished, Sena protests December 27, 2010

    Pune: A scuffle broke out in Pune between the Shiv Sena and the police after the Pune Municipal corporation demolished a statue of Dadoji Konddev, who is known as king Shivaji's Guru. The statue was part of a three statue installation at the historic Lal Mahal. Maratha organisations in the city had...
  • Pune land scam puts Army in tight spot December 13, 2010

    Pune: Another potential land scam involving the Army. This time a citizen has alleged the Army has encroached on his land. 69 acres of it and even wrongfully claimed compensation of four and half crores from the Pune Municipal Corporation. Not just that the Army now claiming the land is...
  • Want to adopt a tiger? Wait for a month October 21, 2010

    Pune Municipal Corporation has launched an animal adoption scheme, where it will take a month to adopt a tiger. ...
  • Don't impose metro on us: Pune residents May 21, 2010

    Pune: In order to rid the city of Pune of its traffic problems, a metro system on the lines of Delhi Metro has been proposed by the local administration. It has even approved a project report prepared by the Delhi Metro for the same. However, many residents of the city fear...
  • Pay Rs 1,000 for spitting in swine fluhit Pune September 26, 2009

    Pune: Spitting in public places in Pune can now cost you Rs 1,000 with Pune Municipal Corporation announcing the increased fine in view of swine flu pandemic in the city. The corporation announced the hike from present Rs 25 to Rs 1,000 with effect from Saturday. An order issued by PMC commissioner...
  • Pune: Parents to monitor school teachers June 24, 2008

    Pune: Eightyearold Aniket studied in a municipal school in Pune. He scored a C grade in his last exam and his poor standing in the class now has his parents worried. They believe Aniket needs more attention than a normal student in a class of 40 students. Aniket's parents have now...