In a letter issued to the Maharashtra EPF office on August 4, the EPFO directed that Provident Fund benefits should be given to workers in multiple powerloom units operating under a single shed and having the same trademark and logo, but being operated as separate units
The six MNS corporators who jumped ship on Friday include the party’s group leader in the BMC, Dilip Lande, and Archana Bhalerao, Ashwini Matekar, Parameshwar Kadam, Harshala More and Datta Narnavkar. Sanjay Turde is now the sole MNS corporator in the BMC
Following the Bhandup bypoll, the number of BJP corporators in Mumbai rose to 82. The Sena has 84 corporators, not counting a handful of independents or the six MNS members who have sought permission for the MNS in the BMC to be formally merged into the Sena.
RTI records show that the Preshak society first wrote to the Textile Department on August 10, 2009, to set up a readymade garments unit on a two-acre plot, with a 40-year lease, in Savatkhed in South Solapur tehsil.
In a setback to the state government, an expert panel of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has sought more information before granting approval for amendment in the environmental clearance for the proposed construction in the Arabian Sea.
Ravindra Waikar, minister of state for housing, convened a meeting about the dilapidated cessed buildings. He instructed officials that these buildings be vacated and the residents moved to 1,528 transit accommodation provided by the MHADA.
"The next 48 hours may see very heavy rainfall in Mumbai and suburbs… Precautionary measures include not venturing out unless necessary, electricity supply may be cut down to water-logging, it would be advisable to keep devices charged, stock food"
In May last year, the civic body had demolished several structures for a road-widening project, including the Shiv Sena shakha at Kalwa Naka and local NCP legislator Jitendra Awhad’s party office. Local Sena leaders said they needed some structure to run the shakha from.
The results came as a big setback for the Sena, which was hoping to win between 45 and 54 seats. The Sena had started preparations for the polls months ago with the induction of sitting corporators and leaders from the Congress, NCP and BJP.
Around 26 per cent voters exercised their franchise till 1.30 pm. However, the turnout increased in the second half, touching a total of 47 per cent. In 2012, the turnout was 46.99 per cent. The results will be declared on Monday
“What action has been taken after the Gorakhpur tragedy? The BJP said strict action (would be taken) but there has been no action so far. It seems it will take action after the death of some more children,” he said.
In the 2012 polls, the BJP had emerged as the single largest party with 29 seats.It was followed by the NCP with 27 seats. The Congress and the Sena had won 19 and 14 seats, respectively. The other seats had been bagged by Independants and other parties.
For Mira Bhayandar civic polls, the Shiv Sena is going all out to woo the Gujarati community. Some senior leaders of the party have started giving speeches in Gujarati to connect with the community during the poll campaign.
Party leaders said interested candidates were told one month in advance to learn Marathi. Around 350 aspirants took the written test held recently. “Mira Bhayander area has a non-Marathi population of about 60 per cent.
Commercial PAPs are those who stand to lose their business establishments on the ground floor due to a development or infrastructure project. They are entitled to an alternative location for their business.
He has also been given additional charge as director of ESP. In the SWD department, Vidyadhar Khandkar, a deputy engineer, was appointed the chief engineer. All three officers took charge of their new postings on Wednesday, said an official.