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Explained: Why SEC has ordered fresh polls on four corporator seats in BMC

Four candidates who bagged the second-highest number of votes in the 2017 civic polls in Mumbai were hopeful of becoming corporators after the incumbents were disqualified owing to invalid caste certificates.

Mumbai: Thousands of BMC employees get ‘zero’ salary for April

In all, salaries have been deducted from around 70,000 employees — ranging from Class 4 workers to deputy municipal commissioner-rank officers.

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Mumbai: 2,765 ‘dangerous’ manholes get protective grills

The move comes nearly two years after a doctor died after falling into an open manhole on a flooded road near Prabhadevi. Senior gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amrapurkar had fallen into the manhole on August 29, 2017.

Mumbai: 45% of desilting work of nallahs in R Central Ward completed, says BMC

In August 2017, several cars of residents along the banks of the Dahisar river were swept away after heavy flooding during Monsoon.

Mumbai: Five-year-old girl among 7 injured after wall collapse

The incident was reported at 1.37 pm and a fire engine and an ambulance were rushed to the spot. The injured were rushed to Sion Hospital. “All are in stable condition,” said Dr Navin, chief medical officer.

Coastal Road project: Unprecedented pace of reclamation, Bombay High Court told

A petition was filed by Shweta Wagh, an architect, and eight others stating that the ongoing reclamation is not only illegal but will also irreversibly alter the coastal morphology, biodiversity and traditional ecological practices.

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Mumbai: 18,000 eligible hawkers yet to get pitches

The BMC’s Licence Department has finalised 31,264 pitches across Mumbai’s seven zones for nearly 18,000 eligible hawkers, of which 11,000 are old licensed vendors. Barring zones 2 and 6, five zonal TVCs have approved a list of hawkers and pitches.

Coastal Road project: Fishermen accuse BMC of expediting reclamation, violating HC order

Speaking to The Indian Express, Shweta Wagh said that the high court directed the BMC to stop further reclamation for the coastal road project in areas not already reclaimed but the civic body is flouting the directive by continuing with the work.

Mumbai: Complaints against BMC rise by 43% over three years, shows study

According to Praja Foundation data, the BMC received 1,16,658 complaints in 2018 as compared to 92,329 in 2017 and 81,555 in 2016. The report also noted a slight decrease in the number of days taken by the civic body to resolve complaints.

Lok Sabha polls 2019: No help from politicians to save iconic stadium, Mumbai residents threaten to use NOTA

Residents had been campaigning against the BMC’s move for the last two years, during which, they met politicians across all party. They had also met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who had ordered the BMC commissioner to hear local residents’ demands before planning a revamp.

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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.

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