The labour union has maintained that it cannot withdraw the strike unless BEST and the BMC declare some interim relief to about 14,000 BEST employees who were getting less than Rs 15,000 per month salary since 2012. read more
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said the civic body was willing consider revising wages and merging the budget of BEST with that of the civic body — two main demands of the protesting workers. read more
A 5,000-sqm large underground water tank in the basement spanning all buildings inside the compound, old muster room, a temple, a freshwater pond, and a 160-ft-tall chimney now listed as a Grade I heritage structure are some of the features the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will retain in the first-of-its-kind museum being built on the 10-acre India United Mills compound in Parel, Mumbai.
In the Development Plan 1991, several plots – owned by private individuals and government bodies – are reserved for amenities such as playgrounds, recreation grounds, gardens, healthcare centres, and fire stations, among others. read more