The EC’s clampdown would limit the BJP’s gameplan of “leveraging” this government spending for political gains in the upcoming local body elections in the state, which are being seen in political circles as a ‘mini-Assembly poll.’
Under the chief minister, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority — the nodal agency for the Metro projects — had originally demanded higher FSI close to Metro corridors for raising monetary resources to fund the projects.
The revenues realised by water reservoirs through various means will not be deposited in the state government’s consolidated fund, and would only be used for irrigation purposes, according to a news proposal.
The rape of a minor girl aged two and a half years shocked Mumbai Saturday. According to government figures, which show reported crimes, there has been a rise in the cases of sexual crimes involving a child in the state. The number of cases where convictions are still pending is staggering too. The government figures […]