Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation

Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation News

Vasai-Virar stays afloat despite getting more rain than last year

Despite the figure being over 100 mm more than what was witnessed during the flooding last year, the region has managed to stay afloat, the authorities claimed.

Out of 500 cellphone towers in Vasai-Virar, only 26 have permits; civic body formulates policy

The VVCMC came into existence in 2009. Since then, only 26 cellphone towers are recorded to have been given permissions by the municipality in the twin towns of Vasai and Virar.


‘No flooding in area’: Civic body claims RTI reply a clerical error

On July 10, Vasai-Virar recorded the state’s highest rainfall of 299 mm bringing local trains to and from Virar to a standstill, making access by road unthinkable and forcing the residents to spend 48 hours without electricity.

At public hearing, 300 Vasai-Virar residents air grievances against drainage facilities

On Tuesday, Diwanman and Vasai village residents attended the hearing, and on Wednesday, the residents of Achole and Pelhar pitched their grievances before the fact-finding committee.

Vasai-Virar: HC asks court receiver to take possession of nine illegal buildings

Police told to provide protection to court receiver during eviction drive.

Thakurs retain hold in Vasai-Virar

Patronage politics aside, detractors cite voter apathy as one of the main reasons for BVA’s control over the region. Voter turnout in the two elections was about 40 per cent and 50 per cent.


Ex-medical officer held for ‘raping, blackmailing’ doctor for three years

The woman in her complaint said 3 years ago while he was serving as the medical officer, she had met him for an interview.

City Briefs

Napoleon Lopez,a social activist from Vasai who had been arrested on Tuesday on charges of assaulting a corporator,died in custody after suffering a heart attack.