Kumbh Mela returnees will distribute coronavirus as 'prasad', says BMC Mayor Kishori Pednekar

The Mumbai Mayor gave a controversial remark today on Kumbh Mela returnees. Her statement came hours after Prime Minister Modi today appealed to devotees to keep the key Hindu festival symbolic due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Apr 17, 2021, 15:25 PM IST

Aashiqui actor Rahul Roy tests corona positive, says 'how can I and my family get COVID without leaving the house?'

Popular Bollywood actor and Bigg Boss 1 winner Rahul Roy took to social media and informed his fans about testing coronavirus positive. In fact, not just him but his entire family too has tested positive. He shared his ordeal in a long post and asked a very important question.

Apr 16, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

BMC decides to modify Mumbai's Jaslok hospital into fully dedicated COVID-19 facility

The Brihan Mumbai Corporation has decided to convert the Jaslok Hospital into a dedicated facility only for COVID-19 patients in the wake of a huge spike in cases of viral infection in the city.

Apr 15, 2021, 17:07 PM IST

Mumbai hospitals to convert five-star hotels into COVID isolation centres, details here

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday (April 15) announced that now the Mumbai hospitals will collaborate with five-star hotels to treat COVID-19 patients with milder infection. 

Apr 15, 2021, 10:41 AM IST

Maharashtra curfew: House-helps allowed to travel, work in Mumbai, says BMC

The Mumbai civic body -  Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) – has said that domestic helps can go to work during the 15-day long lockdown-style restrictions imposed across Maharashtra to break the chain of COVID-19 infections.  

Apr 14, 2021, 08:59 AM IST

COVID-19: Allotment of hospital beds through ‘war rooms’ only, states BMC’s new order

Amid surge in COVID-19 cases, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will make an additional 2,269 covid beds available, including 360 ICUs, in private hospitals with immediate effect amid the rising coronavirus cases. These beds will be in addition to more than 3,000 beds currently vacant in Mumbai.

Mar 30, 2021, 15:00 PM IST

Woman thrashes female BMC worker over face mask, viral video leaves Internet in rage

A woman in Mumbai's Kandivali region was seen without a mask. When she was stopped by a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) civic worker, she became really arrogant and started slapping and causing physical violence to the civic worker. The video of this entire incident is going viral on social media

Mar 20, 2021, 08:43 AM IST

COVID-19 tests in Mumbai to be doubled to 50,000 per day: BMC

It was also decided to increase the daily COVID-19 vaccination target in the metropolis to one lakh. 

Mar 20, 2021, 00:07 AM IST

Gauahar Khan issued Non Cooperation Directive over allegedly shooting despite being COVID-19 positive

A press release issued by the FWICE, informs about the stringent action taken by the body against Gauahar Khan.

Mar 16, 2021, 17:36 PM IST

Gauahar Khan booked by BMC for shooting after testing COVID positive

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday (March 15) filed an FIR against Gauahar Khan for flouting COVID-19 rules. According to a news portal, the actress continued shooting for a film despite testing negative for COVID-18. 

Mar 15, 2021, 14:26 PM IST

Kangana Ranaut heartbroken again, shares before and after photos of demolished Mumbai office

In September 2020, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) half-demolished actress Kangana Ranaut Palli Hill office. BMC released a notice in which it stated 14 instances of illegal construction at the office site.

Mar 02, 2021, 10:58 AM IST

Surge in COVID-19 cases: More than 70,000 households affected after BMC seals 1305 buildings in Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday (February 20) sealed over 1305 buildings in Mumbai, after 2749 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the city. "A total of 1305 buildings were sealed in Mumbai after 2749 COVID-19 cases were reported. 71,838 households reside in these sealed buildings," BMC said.

Feb 20, 2021, 18:09 PM IST

Rs 200 fine for not wearing mask in public places: BMC issues new COVID-19 guidelines

Mumbai civic body -  Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday (February 18) issued new guidelines warning that those who will be caught without wearing a mask in public places will have to pay an ‘on-the-spot’ fine of Rs 200. The civic body issued the new guidelines as COVID-19 cases witnessed a surge in Mumbai city and across the state.


Feb 18, 2021, 16:37 PM IST

BMC official mistakenly drinks sanitiser instead of water; what happens next: WATCH

A video of the incident also later went viral on social media in which the official was seen opening a bottle with a white cap and taking the sip. Ramesh Pawar, the assistant municipal commissioner of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), took a sip of sanitiser from a bottle kept on his desk in the general body meeting hall.

Feb 03, 2021, 19:02 PM IST

Sonu Sood moves SC in illegal construction case challenging BMC notice

Commenting on the case, Advocate Vineet Dhanda said that this is an attempt to tarnish Sood's image, and no permission was required to carry out alterations inside the building. "Some harsh terms have been used against his client that he is a habitual offender. This is too harsh on him and his image is being tarnished," he added.

Jan 22, 2021, 16:13 PM IST

Bombay HC rejects Sonu Sood's plea against illegal construction notice

Sood approached the high court earlier this month challenging an order of a city civil court at Dindoshi that had dismissed his suit against the BMC's notice issued over the alleged illegal construction carried out by him. The actor had sought an order from the high court restraining the BMC from taking any coercive action against his residential property in Juhu area.

Jan 21, 2021, 20:14 PM IST

BMCs new order, no fine for not wearing mask inside your private vehicle

The BMC issued a new order to stop fining people for not wearing masks inside their private vehicles. The new rule came into force in Mumbai from Sunday afternoon. 

Jan 18, 2021, 07:53 AM IST

Mumbai: BMC files written complaint against Sonu Sood in police station under MRTP

BMC has filed a complaint against actor Sonu Sood in Mumbai at Juhu police station in Mumbai. The BMC alleged that Sonu Sood and his wife converted the Shakti Sagar Building into a hotel without permission.

Jan 08, 2021, 08:38 AM IST

Shiv Sena prepares for BMC elections to be held in 2022

Shiv Sena has started preparations for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections to be held in 2022. Uddhav Thackeray's party Shiv Sena is going to start a campaign in Mumbai from January 10 to woo Gujarati voters.

Jan 07, 2021, 08:04 AM IST

Nobody is above law, says Rajesh Tope on Bollywood celebs flouting COVID-19 guidelines

 A day after Mumbai Police lodged an FIR against Bollywood actors Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan for allegedly violating the COVID-19 institutional quarantine norms, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday said nobody is above the law and everyone should follow the protocols on Tuesday (January 5).

Jan 05, 2021, 15:26 PM IST