August 01, 2020 10:08 am
Spread over 2.4 sq km, Dharavi is home to some 60,000 families and 8.5 lakh people. It has so far reported 2,556 cases of Covid-19. Once a Covid-19 hotspot, it has succeeded in flattening the curve and reported only five new cases on Friday
July 24, 2020 2:46 am
The department, headed by Eknath Shinde, recently directed BMC to form a technical committee for reviewing all building projects that the MHADA has cleared as the planning authority for these areas in the last two years.
July 10, 2020 1:13 am
Contending that the real estate sector was witnessing challenging times, Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad on Thursday announced the setting up of a stress fund for all such Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) projects.
May 28, 2020 2:28 pm
"It was recklessness in my behaviour that was the cause of COVID, probably I did not take peoples advice seriously. Thats why I was caught in a trap, the NCP leader said on Wednesday while addressing an online seminar organised by BDA, a developers lobby.
May 22, 2020 3:14 am
Spread over 2.4 sq km, Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum, is home to some 60,000 families and 8.5 lakh people. It has so far reported 1,353 cases and 56 deaths.
May 19, 2020 1:23 pm
“Had it not been for the doctors at the hospital, who gave me pre-emptive treatment, and the nurses, who gave me motherly care and infused me with hope, I don’t think I would have survived...,” Awhad told The Indian Express on Monday.
April 25, 2020 8:12 am
After Mumbai, Pune, which remains the second worst-hit in the state, saw five deaths while one death each occurred in Nandurbar, Navi Mumbai and Dhule. In Nandurbar, a 32-year-old trader died on Wednesday night, within a day of testing positive. Of the state’s 6,427 cases, over 120, or around 2%, are critical.
April 23, 2020 8:56 pm
The bench posted the matter for further hearing to April 30, asking the state to file reply.
April 22, 2020 8:15 pm
Sources close to Awhad said the minister had fever on Tuesday night and a decision was taken to move him to a private hospital.
April 10, 2020 3:38 am
The victim, Anant Karmuse, alleged that 10-15 men, including two police constables, abducted him from his Ghodbunder Road residence and took him to Awh-ad’s bungalow, where he was be-aten up for the social media post.