The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s tree-pruning drive has triggered a malaria scare.
Commonwealth Games icon Shera was beaten hands down by Ganpati Bappa in the city on Sunday.
You can now get free rides and concessions up to 50 per cent on the intercity air-conditioned bus travel.
Driven with the goal that cousins Uddhav and Raj Thackeray should join hands for the welfare of the Marathi manoos, the Shiv Sena workers in Worli have not given up hope.
Yuva Sena, a youth wing of the Shiv Sena, that is supposed to be the launch pad of 19-year-old Aditya Thackeray is in its final stages of completion and is likely to be launched soon.
Opposing the plan for the second international airport at Navi Mumbai, Shiv Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said that if the government was not going to consider the opinion of its own environment ministry, they should send its minister, Jairam Ramesh, back home.
A part of Vasai Fort collapsed due to heavy rain and a mudslide on Friday despite the conservation work on to restore the fort, thereby raising questions on the quality of work.
The political debate on splitting Mumbai’s governance for more efficient functioning has been revived.
Keeping its word to Maharashtra, the railway board and the Konkan Railway on Thursday announced 14 special trains between Mumbai and Sawantwadi for the Ganpati festival, and several additional trains between Mumbai and Goa.
More than 150 years ago, one of the city’s first sea links — the Mahim Causeway — was built by weaving together the islands of Mumbai with the mainland, and a six-feet-high commemorative stone was laid during the construction.
All the campaigns against the use of plastic seems to have succeeded, with the city generating less plastic in its garbage.
After the municipal corporation was under pressure to save four open spaces, it cleared the proposal to buy three of them. But it is yet to take a decision on the biggest space of them all — JVPD (Juhu Vile Parle Development Scheme) in Juhu worth Rs 1,000 crore.
Appealing to Mumbaiites to use water “cautiously, Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday visited Tansa and Modak Sagar lakes in Thane district. HT reports
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) seems to be clueless about the status of silence zones in the city. When Ganapati mandals sought information on the status of silence zones, the BMC officials said they will seek information first and then get back to them.
The sight of garbage scattered around bins may become a thing of the past if the municipal corporation succeeds in its initiative of posting a 24x7 “garbage bin attendant”.
Civic corporators have requested the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to set up offices for them in steel containers. Though the administration had initially rejected the proposal, the issue will be discussed at a civic body meeting on Monday.
Toilets and canteens in schools and colleges in the city will soon be graded for their cleanliness and quality. A proposal to this effect is slated to come up before the BMC meeting on Monday. Rajendra Aklekar reports.
The city is on the verge of losing more open spaces. Four plots were reserved as open spaces but the civic body did not complete the process of buying them. HT reports
Bandra’s Kalanagar was a commuting nightmare on Tuesday. Reason, Supporters of Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray thronged his house to wish him on his 50th birthday.
While the Central Railway and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation blame each other for the collapse of the railings at the Santacruz foot overbridge, a similar bridge at Dadar is in worse condition. Sources said many hawkers have made illegal additions to the already dilapidated structure. HT reports