Massive fire in GST Bhavan; scores evacuated, no casualty
At least five fire-tenders were deployed to battle the blaze even as thick clouds of smoke billowed out of the upper two floors. There are no reports of any casualties in the incident so far, and further details are awaited, said the BMC Disaster Control.
BMC: India's richest civic body unveils Rs 33,441-cr budget; taxes unchanged
While presenting the budget in the civic body's standing committ...
Maharashtra: BMC's hydro power plant to run e-buses, light up streets
The state government has already approved the project and tenders will ...
When even a rich city like Mumbai is starved of funds
The federal government’s chronic deficits dominate discussions about India’s precarious public finances.
BMC slashes parking fines; unveils new calculation formula
According to a civic body official, a four-wheeler owner will have to pay Rs 4000 fine for unauthorised parking, as the fees for 12-hours parking at parking lots is Rs 100. Similarly, the penalty for unauthorised parking calculated in case of other types of vehicles and it will be inclusive of towing charges
Coronavirus: Two under watch in Mumbai; special ward set up
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in China, the BMC has ordered to set up an isolation ward at Kasturba hospital in Chinchpokali, Mumbai. Travellers flying from China have been sent to the isolation ward if they show any symptoms of the coronavirus that include cold and cough.
Shiv Sena wins civic bypoll in Mumbai
The Shiv Sena on Friday won the by-election from theward no 141 of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in suburban Mankhud, said officials. The Shiv Sena on Friday won the by-election from theward no 141 of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in suburban Mankhud, said officials.
Income Tax department raids BMC contractors
IT said they had conducted search action in Mumbai and Surat on November 6 on entry providers and beneficiaries who have been engaged in execution of civil contracts mainly BMC.
BJP reminds ally Shiv Sena of 1995 formula
The Sena has got a shot in the arm because the opposition, especially Congress, has been making statements in favour of supporting a BJP-minus government. While it may not fructify, Sena is reveling in the discomfort of BJP.
No stay on Mumbai metro car shed project in Aarey Colony but status quo on felling of trees: SC
Protests began in September when Mumbai Metro Rail’s plan to cut around 2,700 trees in Aarey Colony became public knowledge. The MMRC succeeded in chopping down 2,141 of the permitted 2,185 tree to make space for a car depot for the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro.
BMC to give tax rebate for water harvesting, waste processing
The municipality corporation will offer up to 13 per cent relief on the property tax for societies who segregate waste and undertake water harvesting.
Bombay HC sets aside CRZ clearance for BMC's coastal road project
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday set aside the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance given for a coastal road project in Mumbai and said t...
Cutting down of ecosystem in Aarey shameful: Aaditya Thackeray
As the BMC authorities started hacking trees in Mumbai’s Aarey Colony area on late Friday night, Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray vented o...
Aarey case: Bombay HC dismisses petitions on forest tag, tree felling
The Bombay High Court on Friday refused to declare Aarey Colony a forest area and also declined to quash a BMC decision allowing felling of ...
BMC Commissioner introduces a dose of transparency
The officials said that the purpose of the app is to ensure transparency in BMC’s working and to keep civic officials on their toes.
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