Till Thursday, political parties have in their lists of candidates included the names of six sitting and five former corporators. Friday is last day for filing nominations. In comparison, 14 sitting and ex-corporators had contested the 2014 Assembly polls, of whom five won.
Late Thursday, several complaints had poured in at BMC’s disaster control room, alleging that there was a gas leak in the suburbs. Even after 24 hours of the incident, the cause and source of the smell is yet to be ascertained.
Many prospective bidders had complained that the civic body had added a clause to favour certain contractors. Their main contention was the condition that required them to submit a specific design sample of railings and bollards even before the opening of tender documents submitted by prospective bidders.
On August 26, Patel wrote to the bridges department, asking it to take a cue from the recently opened Juhu-Tara Road bridge. Earlier, on July 26, Patel had written to the civic commissioner, saying the plan was “fundamentally misconceived”.
The bench was hearing an application filed by some residents affected by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)'s demolition drive. The litigants said the civic body was refusing to compensate them towards rent for an alternative place of residence.
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.