Himachal Pradesh HC acts tough against encroachments in Shimla

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued stringent directions for removal of all encroachments on roads in Shimla Municipal area, asking authorities to take action against offenders under various laws and revoke licences of shopkeepers indulging in repeated violations.

Remove encroachment on Chandni Chowk roads by religious structures: Delhi HC

 The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the municipal corporation to remove encroachments by religious structures on the roads of Chandni Chowk by the end of May and asked the city government and police to extend all cooperation to the civic agency.

SAD-BJP combine wins Punjab civic polls

The ruling SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab on Thursday swept the civic polls held last week by clinching four of the six Municipal Corporation seats.

Transparent, corruption-free governance is priority: Haryana minister

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said it was priority of the state government to provide transparent and corruption-free governance to the people, saying action would be taken against officials who are found guilty of irregularities.

Conspiracy can't stop good work: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday expressed displeasure over a section of the media "conspiring not to project the good work" done by her government and "spreading only negativity", but said it cannot stop the good work.

Comprehensive transportation plan for Sambalpur

Sambalpur: In a bid to improve the traffic scenario here which has already been accorded the status of a municipal corporation, a comprehensive transportation plan will be prepared shortly.

Vasai-Virar Mayor's Marathon on November 2

The 4th Vasai-Virar Mayor's Marathon, a national-level event underwritten completely by the local municipal corporation with a total prize fund of Rs 20 lakh, is scheduled for November 2.

Mayors seek Lt Governor`s intervention for relief to e-rickshaw drivers

Mayors of all three municipal corporations in Delhi on Thursday requested Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to urge Delhi High Court to allow e-rickshaws to ply in the national capital while a policy is awaited for these vehicles.

JD(U) appeals for integration of municipalities to form Corporation

Puducherry State unit of Janata Dal (United) on Saturday called upon the territorial administration for steps to consolidate the municipalities of Puducherry and Oulgaret to form a Municipal Corporation in Puducherry.

Prepare plan for `corruption-free` civic bodies: BJP to mayors

BJP asked all its mayors in the three municipal corporations in the national capital to present within 10 days their vision documents for making the civic bodies transparent and corruption-free.

Civic body seals 61 mobile towers for evading property tax

Coming down on defaulters, the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation has sealed 61 mobile towers for non-payment of property tax.

Can`t evict people forcibly from dilapidated buildings: MCGM to HC

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it does not have adequate powers to forcibly evict the occupants of privately-owned dilapidated buildings.

No joint inspection of illegal properties: CIC

CIC has dismissed a petition seeking inspection of alleged illegal constructions by a private person along with the officials of the Municipal Corporation saying it would be invasion of privacy of the property owners.

MCD underpass flooded on inauguration day, BJP left embarrassed

In an embarrassment to BJP, a new railway underpass in West Delhi constructed by party-ruled Municipal Corporation was flooded after slight rains on Saturday just before it was inaugurated by Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj.

Mosquitoes found breeding in over 60,000 houses: Report

Over 60,000 households have failed an inspection against mosquito breeding.

NDMC mid-day meal samples fail calorie, protein tests again

The mid-day meal samples of North Delhi Municipal Corporation have once again failed to pass the calorie and protein test.

Cong candidate contesting Sangli civic polls dies

A Congress candidate contesting the Sangli Miraj Kupwad Municipal Corporation died on Sunday morning, police said.

No new tax in Indore Municipal Corporation budget

No new tax has imposed in the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC)`s Rs 1979.55 crore budget for FY 2013-14 presented on Monday.

Municipal Corporations grappling with staff crunch

As per official figures, the number of posts remaining vacant in North Delhi Municipal Corporation stands at 877 out of 5,025 sanctioned posts.

36 new dengue cases push total to 1,835 in Delhi

As many as 36 new dengue cases were reported in the last 24 hours in the capital, pushing the total number of those suffering from the disease in the city to 1,835, official data showed Thursday.