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Friday, March 05, 2021



Mumbai: BMC set to wind up project supplying 24-hr water to city

March 05, 2021 12:53 am

The Rs 275-crore project was launched with much fanfare in 2014 to work towards improving water networks and phase-wise starting of 24-hour supply in all areas.

Mumbai: BMC official held for sexual harassment of colleague

March 05, 2021 12:42 am

According to the police, the incident took place in the afternoon of March 2 in a BMC office. The accused was identified as Prakash Sable, who works as a supervisor in the solid waste department.

Water shortage complaints: BMC standing committee meeting adjourned after corporators demand action

March 04, 2021 2:51 am

Additional Municipal Commissioner Suresh Kakani said, "There is enough water in lakes. The problem could be due to old pipeline networks. We have instructed officials from the water department to visit problem areas to check the issue."

Kangana Ranaut moves SC seeking transfer of cases from Mumbai to Shimla

March 02, 2021 8:23 pm

The actress and her sister said they apprehend that if trial in these cases are conducted in Mumbai, there would be a material threat to their life and property as the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government has been harassing them.

BJP slams Sena over ‘unequal’ distribution of corporation funds

March 01, 2021 10:55 pm

Accusing the Sena of not considering the strength of the BJP in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the BJP said this would impact development works affecting 40 per cent of the city’s population.

Mumbai: BJP, Sena spar over development fund allocations

February 27, 2021 8:56 pm

BJP MLA Ashish Shelar, in a tweet, alleged there has been an unfair distribution of development funds and Jadhav bagged a lion’s share of the funds. He further mocked, “Is BMC, Jadhav’s private limited company?”

BMC clears proposal for developers to pay premium at 50% concession 

February 26, 2021 11:17 pm

As per the package, the 50 per cent concessional rate for premium would be valid till December 31, 2021, for all new construction projects – regardless of size and type - sanctioned in the state on or before the deadline.

Veravali-Powai-Ghatkopar water supply tunnel: BMC to bring new TBM to complete project

February 26, 2021 1:58 am

According to BMC officials, after a series of meetings with experts from IIT-Mumbai and civic engineers, it has been decided to appoint a new contractor who will bring in a new TBM to complete the remaining tunneling works

After initial opposition, BJP accepts BMC Standing Committee chairman’s request to clear work proposals

February 25, 2021 2:13 am

Earlier, BJP leader Vinod Mishra had alleged that the civic administration has been favouring Jadhav's ward by proposing various development works.

Bombay HC seeks reply from state govt, BMC & SRA on BJP leader's PIL against Mumbai Mayor

February 25, 2021 12:29 am

Kirit Somaiya claimed that Kishori Pednekar has also given her official residential address, for the 2017 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections, in one of these tenements, which proves that the allegations in the PIL are valid.


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.