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Ajay Khape


Two days after teenager’s drowning, PMC shuts down Wanowrie swimming pool
Wed, Mar 23, 2022

On Tuesday, the PMC officially closed the pool and served a show-cause notice to a private contractor demanding an explanation over the alleged negligence.

Pune Infra Watch: PMC appoints consultant to study environmental impact of proposed tunnel from Pashan to Panchvati
Fri, Jan 07, 2022

The proposed tunnel has been receiving opposition from the citizens and environmentalists who cited possible damage to the environment on the Vetal Tekdi hills.

Pune: Amid coronavirus lockdown, vegetables at your doorstep within two days
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

"It has been decided that a system will be created to bring vegetable sellers to every doorstep of every housing society," said Madhav Jagtap, PMC deputy commissioner.

Elgaar Parishad case against activists sent to NIA court, Sharad Pawar criticises Maharashtra government
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

Speaking to reporters in Kolhapur, Pawar said, “As per the Constitution, law and order is a state subject. It is wrong to take away the rights of the state."

Pune: No agreement inked with MSAMB, PMC declares all weekly markets illegal
Wed, Dec 11, 2019

The PMC was supposed to provide vacant civic spaces for these weekly vegetable markets, while the MSAMB had to register farmers who would set up stalls in the allotted areas.

Maximum investment, jobs created in state in my five-year tenure: Devendra Fadnavis
Mon, Sep 16, 2019

The city roads were defaced as local BJP leaders and aspirants for the party ticket had put up huge hoardings and flex boards to welcome the chief minister during his statewide roadshow and impress him ahead of the Assembly elections.

Aurangabad snatched away, Kolse Patil says ‘no longer support VBA’
Mon, Mar 18, 2019

Kolse Patil, one of the key organisers of the 2017 Elgaar Parishad event, investigation into which has led to a crackdown on Maoist groups and arrest of some prominent activists, had a few weeks ago unilaterally announced his intention to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Aurangabad.

Elgar convenor Kolse-Patil in poll fray from Aurangabad
Mon, Mar 11, 2019

A retired judge, B G Kolse-Patil says his primary objective is to raise his voice and put up a strong fight against the communal forces “that are ruling the country”.

Pune fondly recalls Vajpayee, a frequent visitor to the city
Fri, Aug 17, 2018

City BJP chief Yogesh Gogawale said the former prime minister was the hero of the masses and inspiration to youths and that his passing away was tough to all his followers.

Voluntary sterilisation: PMC plans Rs 50,000 incentive for civic staff
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

The move comes after the civic body was told by the state government that there was no law or rule that allows double increment to civic employees undergoing voluntary sterilisation after the birth of one child.

Cannot allow single-judge NGT benches: Supreme Court
Thu, Feb 01, 2018

The rules of the NGT Act mandate the chairperson to constitute a bench of “two or more members consisting of at least one judicial member and one expert member”.

Cattle-free Pune: PMC plans to shift all cattlesheds to Mundhwa Keshavnagar by December-end
Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Incidentally, the ruling BJP in the PMC has made a budgetary allocation to start cattlesheds in various parts of the city to shelter stray cattle.

To make city more disabled-friendly, PMC allots Rs 26 crore in budget estimate
Thu, Jan 25, 2018

The PMC has also proposed extensive work to make civic offices more accessible for them.

PMC eyes Mutha riverside for value capital finance as new revenue source
Tue, Jan 23, 2018

The PMC was already carrying out a geo-tagging of all the properties in its jurisdiction, alongwith identifying unauthorised properties, he added.

A year before Lok Sabha polls, the race to get BJP ticket from Pune is a tight one
Fri, Jan 19, 2018

With their focus on the Lok Sabha ticket next year, many aspirants in the BJP have started to re-connect with their voters.

In Maharashtra, Arvind Kejriwal trains guns at BJP
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

“The BJP-RSS used to create tension among religious communities. Now, they are doing the same between communities and different castes,” Arvind Kejriwal alleged, adding that the BJP believes in the “divide and rule” policy to grab power.

PMC gears up for improving its ranking in Swachh competition
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

State proposes penalty on those littering in public places

Permission for building construction: PMC launches scheme to speed up process
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

The decision has been implemented from January 1 and sanctions would be given on the condition that the self declaration by architect and engineers is submitted for the proposal, said PMC Commissioner Kunal Kumar.

From one end to the other, Corridor 2 of Pune Metro project faces a series of hurdles
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

The proposed Metro depot at Vanaz has been a bone of contention, with various political parties pushing for a memorial of warrior king Shivaji at the same location.

For property taxpayers, Pune Municipal Corporation to provide accident cover of Rs 5 lakh
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

The ruling BJP in PMC had proposed the scheme, saying there was a need to provide an insurance scheme to ‘breadwinners of families’.

PMC delays transfer of land for Pune Metro
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

According to sources, the PMC had promised the Maharashtra Metro land in Wanowrie to set up its office, but now the civic body has said it won’t be able to do so.

After giving BJP a scare in Gujarat, Congress, NCP to go all out against Devendra Fadnavis govt
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Cong on comeback trail, says Chavan; ‘Cong should have tied up with NCP’; Kakade now sings a different tune

Soon, ‘makeover’ for four roads in heart of city, courtesy PMC
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

The Pune Municipal Corporation is going to spend Rs 6 crore at beginning of project, said Bode, adding that civic body would start work on ‘one side’ of the road first, not both sides, to ensure that work doesn’t get stalled due to shortage of funds.

Maharashtra fixes rates for construction and furnishing of civic properties
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

The resolution clarified that the state government would pay 75 per cent of the cost for basic civic infrastructure work while the municipal corporations would have to raise 25 per cent of the cost.