- Mar 27, 2015 19:22 IST
Heritage structures in Mumbai may fall victim to the proposed development plan (DP) by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
- Mar 27, 2015 19:43 IST
Planned on the lines of its pothole-tracking system, citizens can take and upload photographs or videos of illegal constructions in buildings, floor space index violations and encroachments on roads, footpaths and open spaces on to the system.
- Mar 27, 2015 19:45 IST
After the arrest of two officials from a Malad school for leaking the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) question paper for book-keeping and accountancy, students and teachers are divided over whether a re-exam should be conducted for the subject.
- Mar 27, 2015 20:10 IST
Four representatives from the Smithsonian Institution, US, and 15 artists, designers, journalists and humanitarians from Pakistan, the US and the UK were in Mumbai on Thursday to view the art at the city’s showcase T2 and at the residence of a private collector.
- Mar 27, 2015 20:12 IST
The Dharmaraj Kalokhe case — in which the mill’s special constable was arrested for possessing the mephedrone drug — has forced the Mumbai police to review the duties of the beat marshals working in the unit.
- Mar 27, 2015 20:13 IST
Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority’s budget for the coming year focuses entirely on completing ongoing infrastructure projects, with generous allocations for the second phase of the monorail project, flyovers at busy junctions, widening of roads and buying new local trains.
- Mar 27, 2015 00:19 IST
The ecologically sensitive salt pans lined with mangroves in the eastern parts of the city may be opened up for development, if the city’s proposed development plan (DP) has its way. This is apart from the 37 housing societies demarcated in the DP across 45,000 sq m of pristine mangroves in Versova.
- Mar 27, 2015 00:22 IST
The proposed development plan (DP) has dealt a double blow to the city’s salt pans — they have been categorised as part of the residential-commercial zone as well as open spaces instead of natural areas.
- Mar 26, 2015 22:22 IST
For more than 20 years, regional transport offices across Maharashtra have been issuing transport licences to drivers of public transport vehicles such as autos, mini buses and tourist taxis, in violation of their own rule.
- Mar 26, 2015 22:48 IST
The Maharashtra government will actively promote the branding and marketing of oranges, one of the state’s chief crops, agriculture minister Eknath Khadse announced in the assembly on Thursday.
- Mar 26, 2015 22:42 IST
The Wakf Commission report, on the alleged irregularities in the sale and transfer of land donated by Muslims, is set to be presented to the chief minister in the next two days.
- Mar 26, 2015 22:45 IST
Within two months of hiking the fares, the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) undertaking is all set to burden its 35 lakh commuters with another tariff hike in the range of Rs 1-10 from April 1.
- Mar 26, 2015 22:01 IST
The Maharashtra government on Thursday said it is reconsidering the controversial transfer of Sanjay Pandey, controller of the Legal Metrology Organisation (LMO).
- Mar 26, 2015 22:07 IST
Rajiv Mishra, principal of Sir JJ College of Architecture and member of the committee that framed the draft for the amendment in the Legal Metrology Act, told HT how the introduction of new rules will help the common man.
- Mar 26, 2015 22:10 IST
Citizen groups, housing activists and experts in Mumbai welcomed the new rules proposed under the Legal Metrology Act by the Legal Metrology Organisation (LMO).