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10 buildings in B ward surveyed, all have illegal alterations

Alerted about the inspection drive ordered by the civic headquarters, the B ward staff had already began demolition of two of the 10 buildings, on the day of the team’s inspection visit, according to an officer privy to the inspection.
Kesarbai building collapse(HT Photo)
Kesarbai building collapse(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 06:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByEeshanpriya M S

After Mumbai building collapse, more BMC officials may be pulled up

The BMC on Friday initiated a departmental inquiry against Rahi and other B ward officers.
A four-storey building in Dongri, Kesarbai, came crashing down on Tuesday, killing 13 residents.(HT File)
A four-storey building in Dongri, Kesarbai, came crashing down on Tuesday, killing 13 residents.(HT File)
Updated on Jul 20, 2019 01:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByEeshanpriya M S

After Dongri crash, Mhada vacates 3 bldgs, Mumbai civic body sends 20 notices in 2 days

In 2019, BMC’s B ward has sent notices to 450 old buildings in the Dongri, Pydhonie, Bhendi Bazaar area.
Mumbai, India - July 17, 2019:Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed at Dongri in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (Photo by Kunal Patil/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai, India - July 17, 2019:Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed at Dongri in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (Photo by Kunal Patil/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 01:24 AM IST
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ByEeshanpriya M S, Mumbai

Dongri, hub of illegal buildings; Mumbai civic body can’t get past hurdles

According to BMC data, there is only one dilapidated building in B ward. The other dilapidated buildings do not show up on the list because they are illegal
In September 2017, the seven storey 117-year-old Husaini Building collapsed in Bhendi Bazaar and killed 33 people.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT file photo)
In September 2017, the seven storey 117-year-old Husaini Building collapsed in Bhendi Bazaar and killed 33 people.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT file photo)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 01:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByEeshanpriya MS, Mumbai

Mumbaiwale: Mohalla shopping on a whole new level

If you’re headed for iftaar to Bhendi Bazaar, stop by a new shopping centre that has the area’s oldest businesses
Rashida Lokhandwalla’s store, Zarrin Arts, stocks the most colourful trimmings and frills for ridas and offers customisation and embroidery work fas well.(Rachel Lopez/HT)
Rashida Lokhandwalla’s store, Zarrin Arts, stocks the most colourful trimmings and frills for ridas and offers customisation and embroidery work fas well.(Rachel Lopez/HT)
Updated on May 27, 2019 08:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRachel Lopez

Two dead as fire breaks out at residential building in South Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar

The fire was reported on the fourth floor of Punjab Mahal in Bori Mohalla at 10.40 pm on Thursday. The fire brigade rushed to the spot by 10.50 pm and began fire fighting operations.
At least two people were killed in a major fire in a five storey residential building in South Mumbai’s Bori Mohalla near Bhendi Bazaar on Thursday.(ANI Photo/Twitter)
At least two people were killed in a major fire in a five storey residential building in South Mumbai’s Bori Mohalla near Bhendi Bazaar on Thursday.(ANI Photo/Twitter)
Updated on May 24, 2019 01:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Iftaar: This year, take the road less travelled, says Kunal Vijayakar

During Ramzaan, the Muslim month of fasting and abstinence, Mohammed Ali Road erupts into festivity every evening, as the day’s fast is broken . All along the main street and the narrow bylanes, stalls sell kababs, samosas, seekhs, tikkas, bater, rolls and every conceivable delicacy created on a tava.(Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)
During Ramzaan, the Muslim month of fasting and abstinence, Mohammed Ali Road erupts into festivity every evening, as the day’s fast is broken . All along the main street and the narrow bylanes, stalls sell kababs, samosas, seekhs, tikkas, bater, rolls and every conceivable delicacy created on a tava.(Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)
Published on May 10, 2019 05:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKunal Vijayakar

‘Invalid address’: South Bombay building residents turned away at booth

The residents claimed that they have lived in the building for 65 years but this is the first time they have faced such a hurdle.
“We have voted in every election as far back as we remember. We even voted during the municipal corporation elections in 2017, and our names were there on the list at the time,” said one of the residents.(HT Photo)
“We have voted in every election as far back as we remember. We even voted during the municipal corporation elections in 2017, and our names were there on the list at the time,” said one of the residents.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 10:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Saifee trust buys Dawood Ibrahim’s Masulla building in Mumbai for 3.51cr

Masulla building on Pakmodia Street, which is owned by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was bought by the Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust for 3.51 crore at a public auction
Dawood Ibrahim
Dawood Ibrahim
Updated on Aug 10, 2018 06:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByNaresh Kamath, Mumbai

Blueberry firni, selfies: The new flavours of Ramzan in Mumbai

Amid a redevelopment plan, food walks and more tourists than ever, a timeless feast in an ancient market is all set to get a new look.
Going to Bhendi Bazaar at Ramzan is a rite of passage for anyone living in Mumbai. It’s here that most Mumbaiites eat their first malpua, served with lashings of rabri, and their first roasted bater or quail.(HT File Photo)
Going to Bhendi Bazaar at Ramzan is a rite of passage for anyone living in Mumbai. It’s here that most Mumbaiites eat their first malpua, served with lashings of rabri, and their first roasted bater or quail.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 02, 2018 09:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAntoine Lewis

Cluster redevelopment for Mumbai suburbs, but will it succeed?

In 2008, the state government unveiled the Cluster Redevelopment Scheme for the island city.
The cluster development scheme has not worked out very well in the island city(HT Photo)
The cluster development scheme has not worked out very well in the island city(HT Photo)
Updated on May 14, 2018 12:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNaresh Kamath, Mumbai

Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar revamp: SBUT hikes rent for non-consenting tenants to move out

The project, spread over 16.5 acres, plans to rehabilitate 3,200 residents and 1,250 commercial establishments in the area.
SBUT was taken to task after one of its buildings collapsed last year, claiming the lives of 34 people(Ht file photo)
SBUT was taken to task after one of its buildings collapsed last year, claiming the lives of 34 people(Ht file photo)
Updated on Mar 30, 2018 09:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNaresh Kamath, Mumbai
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