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Mumbai building collapse: Illegal structures mushrooming in MHADA cessed buildings, BJP MLA blames underworld

Chavan was commenting on illegal constructions a day after a portion of Kesarbai Mansion in Dongri collapsed, killing 13 and leaving nine injured. The incident has forced MHADA to re-audit “dangerous” buildings in the city.

Legal notice to BMC mayor over ‘graft’ claim against TMC councillor, wife

TMC Councillor Subhas Basu and his wife Sharmistha Basu have sent the notice asking Dutta to tender his apology within three days or face a defamation suit. Dutta has allegedly hurled corruption charges against the TMC councillor in several WhatsApp groups.


Mumbai: 18-month-old falls into open gutter, family gives up hope, lodges case against BMC

Divyansh fell into the gutter at 10 pm last Wednesday, just seconds after waking out of his home. Ever since, the BMC has been engaged in a search operation that has involved razing a wall running along the gutter in order to get an unobstructed view inside.

To reduce burden on dumping grounds, BMC plans waste-to-energy plant near Haji Ali

The proposed plant, civic officials said, will be spread over 2,000 square feet and be able to treat at least one metric tonne waste per day.

Mumbai wall collapse: ‘HC told state govt in 1997 to relocate Kurar slum dwellers from forest land’, cites report 

The report will be submitted to the BMC, advising the latter to find immediate alternative shelter apart from Mahul, and provide medical support in the slum to ensure infections like leptospirosis do not escalate.

Mumbai corporation’s parking rules draw flak, residents say civic body penalising vehicles ‘arbitrarily’

On July 7, the BMC implemented the new parking rules, which states that any vehicle parked on the road within 500-metre radius of PPLs would attract fines from Rs 5,000 to Rs 15,000.


Mumbai: New parking rules BMC collects Rs 3.5 lakh in fines over two days

On Monday, the civic body penalised 80 vehicles (35 four-wheelers, 42 two-wheelers and three three-wheelers) for parking in no parking zones and collected a fine of Rs 1.70 lakh.

Mumbai: BMC announces 2-day water cut

The civic body will repair leakage on 1800 mm diametre of the Tansa west main line near L&T Company, Powai, and replace another 1800 mm diametre of Vaitarana and Upper Vaitarana water main line near Mahim Phatak at Dharavi.

Mumbai: BMC’s new STPs to follow stricter discharge norms

After a petition was filed by Pune-based activist in National Green Tribunal (NGT) against the norms set by the ministry, tendering of the BMC’s ambitious plan of setting up upgraded STPs at seven location was stayed.

After Mumbai road caves in, BMC issues stop work notice to builder

On Monday night, a portion of a private road in the SRA (Slum Rehabilitation Authority) layout at Sangharsh Nagar, Chandivali area, had caved in.

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

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

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.


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

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.