Regularising illegal buildings in Maharashtra will bring relief to many: Shiv Sena

Asserting that it was the state government's duty to keep a check on illegal constructions in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena Friday said regularising these buildings will provide a huge relief to people living in it as they face the danger of being rendered homeless anytime due to demolition orders.

Maharashtra govt plans to regularise illegal constructions

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said the state plans to regularise most of the illegal constructions in urban areas of the state.

No plan to teach Gita in BMC schools, says Maharashtra Govt

The Maharashtra government on Friday made it clear that there was no plan to teach Bhagwad Gita to municipal school students here.

BMC denies in HC charges of drug scam in civic hospitals

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court, in which it denied allegations of an antibiotic drugs scam that is suspected to have put in danger the lives of patients last year in the civic hospitals here.

Cong to hold protest against 'corruption' in BMC on Jan 20

 Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) has organised a protest march on January 20 against "corruption" in the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) which has been run by the saffron combine of Shiv Sena and BJP for long.

Ruckus at garden launch as Congress objects to Uddhav Thackeray's presence

Inauguration of a civic garden at Matunga in north Mumbai on Sunday witnessed commotion, when local Congress leaders questioned Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's presence in the ceremony.

Eat non-veg? You can now buy flat of your choice in Mumbai
Eat non-veg? You can now buy flat of your choice in Mumbai

In a good news for real estate customers in the country's financial capital, the city's municipal corporation has now passed a resolution against builders who discriminate against home buyers.

Maharashtra polls: Husbands of 10 BMC corporators in poll fray

Husbands of 10 corporators in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) are in fray for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, which are set to witness an interesting contest between relatives and among political dynasties on several seats.

Mumbai set to get new garden soon at Lower Parel area
Mumbai set to get new garden soon at Lower Parel area

Mumbai is set to get a new garden at the Lower Parel area by next year after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) acquired the plot from Bombay Dyeing last Friday. 

BMC corporator, hubby held for accepting Rs 15,000 bribe

A civic body corporator and her husband were arrested from their residence in Mahim area for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 from a person, who runs an NGO in the city, a top ACB officer said.

Mumbai hotels, commercial set ups to have 50% water cut

Sparing residents from further water cuts, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has raised the water cut of hotels and commercial set ups in the city to 50 per cent from Thursday.

Waterlogging due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai

Heavy rainfall in Mumbai resulted in waterlogging in its Sion locality, thereby creating a problem for local residents.

HC sets aside `deemed conveyance` to Campa Cola societies

Setting aside an order of the Deputy Registrar of Cooperative Housing Societies granting `deemed conveyance` to Campa Cola societies at upscale Worli here, Bombay High Court on Tuesday referred the matter back for fresh hearing.

BJP leader Shaina NC questions BMC for targeting Campa Cola Society

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shaina NC on Monday questioned the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation`s move to target the Campa Cola Society in Mumbai, when there were 56,000 other illegal buildings in the city.

Campa Cola society row: BMC begins eviction process, cuts utilities to illegal flats

After three days of stiff resistance, the residents of Campa Cola compound in south Mumbai on Monday opened the gates of their compound, letting in civic officials to disconnect water, gas and electricity supply to 96 illegal flats in the plush complex.

Campa Cola face off continues, BMC files complaint against residents

Holding their ground, defiant Campa Cola residents denied entry to Mumbai civic officials to cut off water and power supply to illegal flats for the second day on Saturday even as the authorities filed a police complaint against the occupants for obstructing them in discharge of their duties.

Campa Cola Society case: What can we do, says Venkaiah Naidu

As the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) started the process to evict illegal flats of the Campa Cola Compound, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday sympathised with the affected residents, but said that the government cannot intervene since the matter is in court.

Campa Cola society row: Demolition work postponed, BMC may forcefully evict residents today

The residents of Campa Cola society on Friday got breather of one more day as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials, after trying hard the entire day to get inside the premises peacefully and to demolish the illegal flats here following as per the Supreme Court order had to return back, saying that they will return tomorrow and may also use force if need.

Campa Cola society row: Residents get breather, demolition work deferred till June 20

Giving a temporary relief to the residents of Campa Cola society, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday deferred the demolition work of the illegal flats till Friday, due to the sudden demise of a resident here.

Mumbai continues to suffer from water logging due to high tide

Mumbaikars continue to suffer from water logging and traffic jams for the second day due to high tides.