Sharvari Patwa The Indian Express Group
Monday 13 May '13Inspired by cities such as New York and Melbourne, BMC has undertaken a branding exercise for Mumbai. It has come up with the official theme
Saturday 4 May '13More than 10 years after it was made mandatory, BMC has failed to ensure rainwater harvesting in most new buildings.
Friday3 May '13After the Supreme Court (SC) granted them a five-month breather, occupants of the 35 unauthorised floors in the seven buildings at Campa Cola Compound in Worli are exploring options to get their flats...
Wednesday1 May '1325 years after they were built on unauthorised additional floors
Tuesday30 April '13Had a BMC proposal to make registration of builders compulsory been approved, the three developers who added illegal floors to the high rises in Campa Cola Compound in Worli could be held accountable.
Tuesday30 April '13As a bandh fever grips the state, with transporters, traders, builders, wholesalers, pharmacists and others protesting local body tax (LBT) in the past few weeks, we look at the new form of indirect t...
Thursday25 April '13The BMC had in 2001 rejected a proposal by the Sukhada and Shubhada cooperative housing societies to de-reserve a garden plot and rezone it for residential purposes.
Wednesday24 April '13Greedy civic officials, lack of services despite huge payments, extortion by politicians and RTI activists, and a deaf administration these were a few of the issues raised by a forum of architects and...
Monday15 April '13One of these has been rebuilt, apparently after such a declaration.
Wednesday10 April '13The forest department, while distancing itself from in Mumbra building collapse, has now issued demolition notices to owners of 16,500 illegal structures on its land.
Tuesday9 April '13On Thursday, a seven-storey building collapsed in Mumbra, a town 40 km north-east of Mumbai
Saturday6 April '13The civic administration received various complaints regarding the illegal structure and yet failed to take action.
Saturday6 April '13NDRF officials say this leaves little space to conduct rescue operations, extreme caution being exercised
Wednesday3 April '13With concretisation and asphalting of roads beset by inordinate delays, BMC has now decided to spend an additional Rs 40 crore on resurfacing uneven and pothole-ridden roads before this monsoon.
Thursday28 March '13This is the first time BMC conducted an online entrance exam for screening applicants for engineering posts and 17,000 applied.
Wednesday20 March '13BMC is keen on preserving its important documents and records by storing them with the Stock Holding Corporation of India.
Thursday14 March '13A civic body proposal to teach Marathi to its non-Marathi corporators has failed to take off, three years after it was first approved by the Shiv Sena led-Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.
Thursday7 March '13Corporators say money should be spent on providing amenities instead.
Thursday28 February '13Following complaints of food poisoning due to consumption of flavoured milk by civic school students, BMC has now set up a panel to suggest alternatives.
Thursday21 February '13The BMC will invite proposals from companies across the world to set up plants in order to treat the 6,500 metric tonnes of waste generated.
Thursday21 February '13Most toilets not connected to main sewers; BMC initiates survey.
Wednesday20 February '13More than 12 years after it undertook a survey of the city''s toilets, the civic administration will once again map all toilets across the city.
Thursday14 February '13BMC, which outsources a large number of projects for want of expertise, is planning to seek help of its retired engineers to expedite repair and replacement of old water pipelines in south Mumbai to p...
Tuesday12 February '13A day after making a comeback into the national Test side, offspinner Harbhajan Singh was found in the unlikely corridors of the Brihanmumbai Corporation.
Tuesday12 February '13Corporators oppose decision, say it may cause loss of revenue