Will stop water supply to Mumbai from our soil, warn villagers

Will stop water supply to Mumbai from our soil, warn villagers

Around 300 people, led by local BJP leader Santosh Shinde, who had embarked on the "Jaldindi Padyatra" on March 14 to register their protest against BMC, today reached Mumbai after covering the distance of around 75 km and met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Will follow scientific process to dispose of Deonar waste: BMC

A day after holding a meeting with Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in light of the fire incidents at Deonar dumping yard, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Thursday said it would follow a scientific process to dispose of waste.

Shah Rukh Khan fined Rs 1.93 lakh for illegal ramp outside 'Mannat'

Shah Rukh Khan fined Rs 1.93 lakh for illegal ramp outside 'Mannat'

Activist Anil Galgali sought details under RTI on a reinforced cement-concrete ramp constructed outside the actor's landmark bungalow which was used for parking his vanity van, leading to an outcry early last year.

Deonar fire incident: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis orders probe

Deonar fire incident: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis orders probe

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday ordered a probe into the fire at the Deonar dumping ground.

HC notice to Maharashtra govt, BMC seeking reply on odd-even plea

The Bombay High Court raised concerns over the increasing pollution in the city and rest of the country.

Man falls into manhole, sues BMC for Rs 1.5 crore

Man falls into manhole, sues BMC for Rs 1.5 crore

A Mumbai-based resident has sued the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for Rs. 1.5 crore as damage after he accidentally slipped into a partially-covered manhole in the city.

Shiv Sena to oppose 'Smart City' if urban autonomy not safeguarded: Uddhav Thackeray

Dismissing suggestions of Shiv Sena softening its stand on the flagship 'Smart City' scheme, party president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said that the ruling alliance partner would continue to oppose the scheme if its views on safeguarding the autonomy of the urban civic bodies are not incorporated in the proposal.

Landing a sweeper's job in Mumbai is not easy, aspirants tackle demands for sexual favours, money

Landing a sweeper's job in Mumbai is not easy, aspirants tackle demands for sexual favours, money

In a shocking revelation, a report on Friday highlighted a huge recruitment scam in the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Stop illegal waste dumping or ban constructions: HC tells Maha

The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government to either take measures to put an end to illegal dumping of garbage in the waste disposal grounds in Mumbai or stop new constructions.

Make pavements encroachment-free: BMC chief orders officials

In a move that would facilitate the pedestrians, Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta has ordered the officials to remove encroachments on the footpaths across the city.

Sanjay Nirupam wants Uddhav ​Thackeray to be questioned in desilting scam

Congress on Friday demanded that Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray be brought under the ambit of inquiry in the desilting scam and said the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and standing committee chairman of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) should be held accountable for the alleged irregularities and FIRs be registered against the trio.

Careless Bollywood stars spreading dengue in Mumbai!

Routine inspections regarding mosquito breeding spots are taking place on the regular and notices are being issued to those who unknowingly harbour dengue mosquito breeding spots in their homes.

Why did meat sale ban row erupt this year only, asks Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said the controversy over ban on meat sale during Jain festival 'Paryushan' has ended as far as his party is concerned, but sought to know why it erupted this year.

Under fire from Bombay HC, BMC cuts 'regressive' meat ban in Mumbai to two days

Under fire from Bombay HC, BMC cuts 'regressive' meat ban in Mumbai to two days

Amid a raging controversy over the four-day meat ban in Mumbai, the civic authorities on Friday decided to reduce the number of days to two.

Mumbai meat sale ban: Maharashtra govt, BMC to file response in HC today

Mumbai meat sale ban: Maharashtra govt, BMC to file response in HC today

The Bombay High Court on Friday will hear Maharashtra Government and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's response on a petition challenging ban on animal slaughter and sale of meat for four days during the Jain festival 'Paryushan'.

Shiv Sena dares BJP, says 'will ensure there is no meat ban during Jain fasting days'

Shiv Sena dares BJP, says 'will ensure there is no meat ban during Jain fasting days'

Political acrimony over the ban on meat by civic bodies in Mumbai during the Jain fasting days grew with ruling BJP ally Shiv Sena on Wednesday vowing that it would ensure there is no such restriction.

Mumbai's swine flu death toll in August reaches 13

Swine flu has claimed two more lives in the city, taking the total number of deaths due to the disease this month to 13.

Gopal Walmiki's family insists he was peeing, not masturbating

Gopal Walmiki's family insists he was peeing, not masturbating

The family of Gopal Jagdish Walmiki, who was arrested for allegedly making obscene gestures in front of a US national, says that the youth told them that he was urinating and not doing anything else.

Sena-run BMC dismantles gym inaugurated by Aaditya Thackeray

In an embarrassing turn of events for Shiv Sena, which controls the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the civic body officials on Thursday dismantled an open air gymnasium inaugurated by Yuva Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray.

Maharashtra SIC won only one out of 84 cases challenging its order

The Maharashtra State Information Commission (SIC) could win only one case out of 84 in which its orders were challenged in different courts of law in the past 10 years, according to an RTI query.