Municipal Commissioner Sitaram Kunte

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Panel points out holes in report on trees cut, writes to civic chief

The report, the members said, lacked details such as survival rates of the transplanted trees in every ward, and action taken against developers.

32 of 42 BMC structures shaky, need to be vacated

Only 42 of 472 structural audits done since Dockyard Road collapse.


In poll year, it’s a sop story with no new taxes

Civic body presents Rs 31,000-cr surplus budget, 17% higher than last fiscal.

Open space order will affect most projects in city,says civic chief

A day after Supreme Court ruling,Sitaram Kunte says he has stopped clearing files.

Back anti-phone tower claims with study: Kunte

Municipal commissioner Sitaram Kunte has asked South Mumbai activists,including actress Juhi Chawla,to back their claim on reported effects of electro-magnetic radiation from cellphone towers with a scientific study.

Illegal hoardings: After HC order,Kunte cracks the whip

The Bombay High Court ordering a strict crackdown on illegal banners and posters in the city has led Municipal Commissioner Sitaram Kunte,who had until recently been hesitant to take politicians head-on,to take a stern view of the matter.


Lohariya murder: Police team hunts for Bijlani in Delhi

Acting on information that businessman Suresh Bijlani,an accused in the murder case of builder S K Lohariya,might try to approach the Supreme Court for anticipatory bail,a team of Mumbai Police Crime Branch officers is in Delhi.

Double penalty for not repairing potholes under liability period

To ensure accountability in the quality and maintenance of newly built roads,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will now levy double penalty on contractors who fail to repair potholes on roads that are under the defect liability period (DLP).

No need for cloud seeding now: Kunte

BMC Municipal Commissioner Sitaram Kunte on Thursday said there might not be any need to carry out a cloud seeding exercise in the city.

Mandals record over 2,300 potholes,want them fixed by Sept 19

The civic body might have been claiming that its new pothole tracking software has improved the condition of city roads this monsoon but the Brihanmumbai Sarvajanik Ganeshutsav Samanvay Samiti cites the presence of over 2,300 potholes.