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Mumbai: BMC plans dedicated feeding areas for stray dogs

May 16, 2022 2:33 pm

As per a census conducted by BMC health department in 2014, there are over 95,000 stray dogs in Mumbai.

Coastal road project: BMC refuses to shift open spaces towards sea

May 14, 2022 7:31 am

In a written reply to architects and urban designers this week, the BMC’s Coastal Road department said that more than 50 per cent of the project’s physical progress has been achieved according to the present alignment

BMC polls on mind, Modi and Yogi at hand, BJP reaches out to North Indians in Mumbai

May 12, 2022 7:58 am

No more encumbered by Sena, party plans corner meetings, rallies to woo group that is nearly 1-4th of city's population

As May 15 deadline nears, BMC cracks down on contractors delaying desilting work

May 11, 2022 3:56 pm

Mumbai civic body gears up to clean nullahs before monsoon sets in. As per the conditions issued by the BMC, the contractors must complete 50 per cent of the desilting of nullahs ahead of the monsoon.

BMC to tie up with NGOs, local groups to prevent littering in Mithi River

May 10, 2022 8:46 pm

Officials from the Solid Waste Management (SWM) department said that from May 17, the BMC will start training NGOs and local groups so that they can start convincing residents not to throw garbage in Mithi River.

BMC issues notice to Rana couple over 'unauthorised construction' at Khar Road flat

May 11, 2022 1:21 am

The Ranas own a flat on the 8th floor of La Vie Building at Khar Road west. According to the notice issued by the designated officer of H-west ward, under section 351 (1A) of Mumbai Municipal Corporation (MMC) Act, 1888

Inside track: Prashant Kishor’s culture shock

May 08, 2022 9:17 pm

Coomi Kapoor writes: Despite warnings that the Congress is a quagmire, Kishor was willing to take a leap of faith because Priyanka Gandhi Vadra backed to the hilt his plan for revamping the party. But he discovered that the popular perception that the Gandhi family works as a single unit was incorrect.

After CBI and ED, Maharashtra’s political battles now via civic body

May 07, 2022 12:23 am

The latest instance of the BMC apparently wading into a political controversy is a house inspection notice issued to lawmaker-couple Navneet and Ravi Rana — Navneet is the MP from Amravati while Ravi is the MLA from Badnera — on Monday for their flat in Mumbai's Khar West area.

Mumbai civic body issues notice for inspection of Navneet Rana, Ravi Rana's home over 'illegal' construction

May 03, 2022 2:11 pm

The Mumbai police had registered an FIR against independent MP Navneet Rana and her MLA-husband Ravi Rana on charges of sedition and promoting enmity following their public declaration of reciting the Hanuman Chalisa outside Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's private residence 'Matoshree' in suburban Bandra.

Mumbai needs single planning authority for long-term development: Aaditya Thackeray

April 29, 2022 8:07 am

Considering increase in extreme weather events like heavy rainfall and flooding faced by the city, the development of Mumbai should be planned for the next 50 years, Aditya Thackeray added.


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.