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Maharashtra assembly polls: 11 sitting and former BMC corporators bag tickets

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.

Mysterious smell: BMC calls gas agencies, chemical units for meeting

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.


Explained: How an MRI machine killed a man in Mumbai

Bombay High Court has directed BMC to pay interim compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family Rajesh Maru, who was killed after he was sucked into an MRI machine at BYL Nair Hospital in January 2018.

Rs 113-Cr contract to install railings, bollards: BMC to probe allegations of malpractices

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.

Mumbai: BMC urged once again to rethink plan to raze, rebuild 10 bridges

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”.

Mumbai: Housing societies to get 15% rebate in property tax if it follows waste segregation rules

The BMC Standing Committee passed the proposal, according to which, five per cent rebate will be given to a housing society if it segregates its waste and processes wet waste in its premises.


Mumbai: Proposal to fell trees for Metro car shed project referred back to BMC

Last Tuesday, a proposal to fell 2,702 trees for the proposed car shed for Metro 3 corridor in Aarey Milk Colony was tabled before the Tree Authority for final approval.

Mumbai: BMC collected Rs 590 crore as repair cess in last 12 years, says RTI reply

Of the total amount, the BMC transferred Rs 559.99 crore to MHADA and kept the remaining 5 per cent (Rs 29.47 crore) as its commission.

Treat all citizens, whether rich or poor, with dignity: Bombay High Court

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.

BMC: Policy on underground parking lots on open spaces gets nod

According to the proposal, now plots reserved for open spaces in Development Plan (DP) 2034 can be developed as underground parking lots (two basements) by private developers.

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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.