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Adarsh judgement released: ‘Allotments clearly smack of favoritism and nepotism’

Adarsh judgement released: ‘Allotments clearly smack of favoritism and nepotism’

HC says state, Centre unwilling to take over illegal building, giving it to govt would mean punishing private entity and benefitting government.

Mumbai water theft: Book ‘tanker mafia’ under MCOCA, demands BJP

Mumbai water theft: Book ‘tanker mafia’ under MCOCA, demands BJP

BJP members, including corporator and group leader Manoj Kotak, approached Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta and demanded that the BMC coordinate with police on the matter.

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It has also drawn up an ‘action plan’ to inspect all the buildings in the vicinity.

On April 24, ozone levels hit 75 parts per billion or 150 µg/m³, the first sharp rise seen during the scheme, from around 62 parts per billion or 124 µg/m³ the preceding day.

Nitin said he had put together the project with a shoebox he got from a neighbour and a roll of cotton his brother got for him.

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Govt wants Rs 28,000 cr for irrigation, CM Fadnavis to meet Union ministers today
Govt wants Rs 28,000 cr for irrigation, CM Fadnavis to meet Union ministers today

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi a few months ago, seeking the package.

12-coach train on Mumbai’s Harbour Line: Poor signages, few services pique commuters
12-coach train on Mumbai’s Harbour Line: Poor signages, few services pique commuters

The 12-coach rake is now running 14 services on the line. Commuters complained of not enough services during peak hours.

CM Fadnavis should resign if he supports Vidarbha statehood: Raj Thackeray
CM Fadnavis should resign if he supports Vidarbha statehood: Raj Thackeray

He distributed an alleged 2013 post by Fadnavis, in which he had claimed to have voted for a separate Vidarbha state during an unofficial referendum held by NGO Jan Manch.

Maharashtra govt gives nod to film on Jyotiba Phule
Maharashtra govt gives nod to film on Jyotiba Phule

The year also marks the 125th birth anniversary of Phule, who constituted a “Satyashodhak Sama” to fight against the evils of the caste system, oppression of peasants and for equal rights for women.

Professionals lend helping hand to Maharashtra farmers
Professionals lend helping hand to Maharashtra farmers

Working under the umbrella of a social organisation named Apulkee, the professionals aim to raise Rs 85 lakh to pay off the debts of these families.

Marathwada: 370 farmers end life in 4 months
Marathwada: 370 farmers end life in 4 months

The hard-hit seem to be sugarcane farmers, who find themselves in the midst of acres of wrecked cane crop, an unnerving sight.

Court takes cognisance of chargesheet, summons Bhujbals
Court takes cognisance of chargesheet, summons Bhujbals

The court has also ordered for process to be issued against others, including Krishna Chamankar, Pravina Chamankar, Tanvir Sheikh and Sanjay Joshi, who have been charged under the Indian Penal Code.

Mumbai: Jetties to come up to transport material for coastal road
Mumbai: Jetties to come up to transport material for coastal road

Companies from the UK, Holland, China, Japan, Korea and Belgium have shown interest in it.

Mumbai police diary:  ACB sets up fireproof strongroom to secure precious documents
Mumbai police diary: ACB sets up fireproof strongroom to secure precious documents

A strongroom is a secure space where money, valuables, records, and documents can be stored.

Mumbai’s Mokhada hospital’s worries end, water pipeline finally
Mumbai’s Mokhada hospital’s worries end, water pipeline finally

On April 25, The Indian Express had reported on the poor conditions in which the Mokhada-based rural hospital was functioning in absence of water

Mumbai: Desilting, cleaning of major drains yet to start
Mumbai: Desilting, cleaning of major drains yet to start

With no drainage facility and minimal efforts to desilt drains, slums in the north-western suburbs are a uniform sight of garbage, mosquitoes, a terrible stink and sewage.

Pre-election move: Free bus pass for disabled, 50% fare for senior citizens in Mumbai
Pre-election move: Free bus pass for disabled, 50% fare for senior citizens in Mumbai

As per 2011 census, there are 12 lakh elderly people in the city and 21 per cent among them, live below the poverty line.

Desist from construction around Jogeshwari caves: Bombay HC to state govt
Desist from construction around Jogeshwari caves: Bombay HC to state govt

The SRA is clearing slums from the hill where the caves stand. According to the petitioner, there is every possibility that this could lead to damage to the caves.

Mumbai paper clip: Study examines how fathers strike a balance between work, life

It examined how fathers in paid work, particularly in a metro like Mumbai, combine work and family life, and measures the stress and well-being of fathers at work in relation to their integration of work and home life.

Mumbai cops arrest man for kidnapping child, unite her with parents
Mumbai cops arrest man for kidnapping child, unite her with parents

The 25-year-old had lied to the police that the child was his daughter before admitting that he had taken her away to make her beg on the streets.

Mumbai: Giving up plots for public use will bring in rewards
Mumbai: Giving up plots for public use will bring in rewards

Mumbai civic body to offer higher construction rights to plot owners, societies for building public amenities.

Youth found dead in lock-up: Mumbai police say he hanged himself, Crime Branch probes death
Youth found dead in lock-up: Mumbai police say he hanged himself, Crime Branch probes death

Rathod and his accomplice were arrested on Saturday for allegedly breaking into a house.

Mumbai water theft: Book ‘tanker mafia’ under MCOCA, demands BJP
Mumbai water theft: Book ‘tanker mafia’ under MCOCA, demands BJP

BJP members, including corporator and group leader Manoj Kotak, approached Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta and demanded that the BMC coordinate with police on the matter.

Adarsh judgement released: ‘Allotments clearly smack of favoritism and nepotism’
Adarsh judgement released: ‘Allotments clearly smack of favoritism and nepotism’

HC says state, Centre unwilling to take over illegal building, giving it to govt would mean punishing private entity and benefitting government.

Mumbai: Wadala’s ‘New Cuffe Parade’ project hits height hurdle
Mumbai: Wadala’s ‘New Cuffe Parade’ project hits height hurdle

The AAI, through a letter dated December 15, 2015, has restricted the height of buildings in the New Cuffe Parade complex to 119.61 metres to 133.48 metres, roughly sufficient to build 36- to 40-storey buildings.