The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government to appoint two officers to conduct surprise checks on city municipal schools to verify the claim of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) that clean and separate toilets were available for boys and girls in schools.
Even as October saw a spurt in the number of dengue cases in Mumbai, the BMC officials today expressed hope that a drop in temperature levels, coupled with the preventive measures, will help reduce the number of cases.
Even as Shiv Sena and BJP remain locked in a tug of war over the former's support to the new Government in Maharashtra, an air of uncertainty prevails about their ties in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), where the two parties are still allies.
The badshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan has landed in a controversy yet again over an elevated ramp area outside his palatial abode - `Mannat` - at Bandstand, Mumbai. According to reports, the Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) has been flooded with complaints from the local residents, addressing their grievances over it.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to explore the possibility of regularising the illegally constructed flats in South Mumbai`s Campa Cola Society, raising hopes for their owners after they filed a fresh petition before the apex court seeking relief.
Deputy Commissioner of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Anand Waghlarkar on Sunday warned the residents of Campa Cola of facing serious repercussions if they continue to create roadblocks in BMC`s work.
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.
In a U-turn, the Campa Cola Housing Society here told the Bombay High court on Friday that it was ready to file a fresh plea for deemed land conveyance before the Deputy Registrar of Cooperative Societies and to make Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai a party.
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.
With just two more days left for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to start demolition of the illegal flats in the Campa Cola society in South Mumbai, the Bombay High Court is scheduled to hear two petitions in connection with the case on Wednesday.
The Bombay High Court will on Wednesday hear two petitions challenging an order of Deputy Registrar of Cooperative Housing Societies granting `Deemed Conveyance` of land and buildings in favour of six societies in the Campa Cola compound in Worli here.
Days after they failed to get any relief from the Supreme Court, hundreds of illegal residents of the Campa Cola Society in South Mumbai now face eviction by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).