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Friday, May 27, 2022



AAP teams visit Mumbai’s landslide-prone areas, say BMC has no plans to save lives

May 27, 2022 6:17 pm

In a statement issued Friday, the AAP said, "As per the RTI replies secured by RTI activist Anil Galgali, there are 327 landslide-prone areas while the BMC claims there are 291. Galgali says 22,483 families are at risk in the monsoons.”

Mumbai: BMC failed to ensure transparency in clearing proposals, says Samajwadi Party MLA

May 27, 2022 2:57 am

Samajwadi Party MLA Rais Shaikh, who was also a corporator, said despite multiple letters sent to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) seeking details of proposals cleared, there has been no response.

Mumbai: BMC to keep digital record of students’ health

May 27, 2022 2:51 am

Reports of all periodical health check-ups, specific health or medical condition of a child, treatments done in the past as well as ongoing medicines will be collated by the BMC education department.

Mumbai: Set to launch yoga centres, BMC reaches out to resident groups

May 26, 2022 7:53 am

The BMC has also called for expression of interest from yoga centres, which are registered for two years with the Yoga Certification Board or the Indian Yoga Institute as per the guidelines and recommendations of AYUSH.

A monsoon damper: Why delayed BMC polls could be bad news for Sena

May 26, 2022 10:46 am

Besides the electoral impact of incidents of waterlogging and flooding, Sena has to handle difficult allies and combative rivals

BMC polls: Campaign yet to take off, Congess leaders worried over strategy

May 25, 2022 11:17 am

Mumbai Congress working president Charansingh Sapra said, “We are aggressive in the run-up to the election. We are exposing Sena's corruption in project-affected persons’ accommodation and sewage treatment plant scam.

Mumbai: BMC asks Rana couple to remove unauthorised structure within seven days

May 21, 2022 7:48 pm

Notably, this is the same apartment where Amravati MP Navneet Rana and her husband MLA Ravi Rana had been arrested on April 23 by the Mumbai police over the Hanuman Chalisa row.

BMC ward delimitation: Congress fears will hurt its chances, sees Sena hand

May 20, 2022 10:28 pm

Nana Patole threatens to approach court, says parties have restructured corporation as per convenience.

Only 35 per cent nullah cleaning work done in Mumbai: BJP hits out at Sena-led BMC

May 20, 2022 2:46 pm

BJP MLA Ashish Shelar’s statements came after he, along with several other BJP corporators, inspected progress of the nullah cleaning work in Mumbai on Thursday. He also hit out at Aaditya Thackeray for saying that Mumbai could face extreme rainfall and flash floods.

BMC floats tender for Urdu Ghar in Mazgaon

May 19, 2022 10:20 pm

The project is expected to cost the BMC Rs 12.88 crore. Last year, the Shiv Sena had announced Urdu Ghar and made a provision of Rs 1.5 crore in the budget.


With plea and protests, Save Aarey campaign gathers momentum

September 11, 2019 7:10 am

Apart from the car shed for Metro line 3, a part of the Aarey Milk Colony -- which adjoins Sanjay Gandhi National Park -- will also be used to create Metro Bhavan, the nerve-centre for the 337-km network which is under construction.

PHOTOS | BMC budget: Here are the Brihan plans for you, Mumbaikars

February 04, 2016 11:44 am

The BMC, Asia richest municipal council, announced its budget allocations on Wednesday. We take a look at how much money is going where.

Mumbai trees infected by Mealybugs

November 05, 2014 3:05 pm

Mumbai has approximately 3,000- 4,000 rain trees in the city, of which 500 are infected by Mealybugs mainly in Dadar, Bandra, Andheri and Kandivali areas.


Make in India fire: BMC blames organisers of 'gross negligence'

February 24, 2016 3:34 pm

Mumbai, Feb 24 (ANI): The Mumbai Fire Brigade on Wednesday submitted an investigation report on a fire which occurred during the 'Make in India' programme last week to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in which it has accused the organizers of the event of 'gross negligence'. Pratap Rahangdale, Chief Fire Officer of Mumbai Fire Brigade, said that report was prepared by analyzing accounts of several witnesses and circumstantial evidence. He said that they have opened the report for the public. We studied circumstantial evidence and witness accounts. Rahangdale added that he was also one of the witnesses, as I was the first one to use extinguisher there. By studying all that we arrived at the chain of events leading to fire and prepared a final report.