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Vadodara: Garbage contractor fined for throwing waste in open

The VMC cameras had caught the garbage being dumped, which was already spilling over from the van belonging to Ward 7.

VMC clean-up drive fetches Rs 65 lakh as fine in 20 days

According to officials, this drive has also been undertaken to revive the rankings of the city under the Swachh Survekshan Survey next year.


Jigisha Seth elected Vadodara Municipal Corporation mayor

MSU syndicate member Dr Jivrajbhai Chauhan was elected deputy Mayor. Chauhan served as state president of the BJP's Scheduled Caste Cell from 2010 to 2013.

Vadodara demolition triggers stir

As many as 318 clustered homes in the sensitive Sulemani Chawl area were demolished as part of the VMC’s “Slum Free Vadodara” drive.

Slum dwellers in Vadodara move in their new homes — without power and water

This came on a day when the disaster management department issued an Orange alert for heat wave as the maxiumum temperature crossed 44 degrees Celsius in the city.

VMC whips up hype, wears Smart City logo on its sleeve

The Smart City tag eluded VMC in the first phase which saw the selection of 20 cities in January.


Vadodara: Swachhata awards for 105, Congress says competition ‘only on paper’

Governor O P Kohli recited a slogan from Bhagavad Gita, stating the message of Lord Krishna on cleanliness being a divine quality.

Over 864 families oppose bid to demolish part of plot

The scheme housing 864 beneficiaries of various slum demolition drives in the city is a registered cooperative housing society, called Shri Panchmukhi Cooperative Housing Society.

After last minute nod, VMC set to meet Smart City proposal deadline

The proposal was cleared Friday after Patel requested the outgoing civic body to hold a special Standing Committee meeting on the matter.

VMC apathy: Stray dogs feast on dead at Vadodara Crematorium

The crematorium (popularly called the Khaaswadi Shamshan), in its current state, paints a sorry picture with several dismembered and decomposing body parts lying about.