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Residents have started shopping from buying new clothes to lanterns and diyas.(HT)

Citizens of Mumbai opt for ‘green’ diwali items

Hindustan Times | By Ankita G Menon
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 02:24 PM IST
From lanterns to diyas, people are taking the eco-friendly way; special children, Palghar tribals put products up for sale.
This monsoon, the BMC has received 2,648 complaints relating to potholes from June 10 to August 7, according to the BMC.(Photo by Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
This monsoon, the BMC has received 2,648 complaints relating to potholes from June 10 to August 7, according to the BMC.(Photo by Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Fill potholes well before asking us to stop: Citizens tell BMC

By Mehul R Thakkar
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 04:36 AM IST
Twitter users took potshots at the civic body, with many claiming the civic body itself was guilty of doing a shoddy job when filling potholes. The BMC’s road department is under pressure from municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi over the increasing number of unattended pothole complaints.
The citizens’ group, Green Circle, has launched a campaign named ‘Paivitra Peepal’ to clear plastic, pooja material, and concrete waste dumped around trees. Image for representational purpose only.(PTI file photo)
The citizens’ group, Green Circle, has launched a campaign named ‘Paivitra Peepal’ to clear plastic, pooja material, and concrete waste dumped around trees. Image for representational purpose only.(PTI file photo)

Citizens’ group starts clearing garbage from peepal trees, helps them breathe

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2019 06:31 AM IST
The citizens’ group, Green Circle, has launched a campaign named ‘Paivitra Peepal’ to clear plastic, pooja material, and concrete waste dumped around trees.
Construction of an underpass and flyover underway at Sultanpuri.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Construction of an underpass and flyover underway at Sultanpuri.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Citizens seek to remove hurdles in development

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2019 05:17 AM IST
In Mangolpuri, Sultanpuri, Kirari, and Nangloi assembly seats — all under North West Delhi — railway crossings in the middle of densely populated areas are a major issue.
Citizens’ victory: BMC won’t cut 137 trees
Citizens’ victory: BMC won’t cut 137 trees

Citizens’ victory: BMC won’t cut 137 trees

Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 07:37 AM IST
The proposal was put forward for the improvement of roadside drains along the Andheri Kurla Road to RK Singh Road (Old Nagardas Road) and from RK Singh Road to Parsi Panchayat service road in Andheri (East).
To formulate new routes of the Gurugram city bus service, a committee of citizens will be formed soon. This decision was taken at the third executive committee meeting of the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), which was chaired by the chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT File PHOTO)
To formulate new routes of the Gurugram city bus service, a committee of citizens will be formed soon. This decision was taken at the third executive committee meeting of the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), which was chaired by the chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT File PHOTO)

Citizens’ committee to help decide new routes for public bus service in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2019 02:13 AM IST
The GMDA currently has 48 buses that ply on three routes. According to the GMDA, by June this year, another 200 buses will be acquired from three different automobile manufacturers.
Back-of-the-envelope calculations show that this black business of water mafia has grown to upwards of Rs. 100 crore per annum.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/ HT PHOTO)
Back-of-the-envelope calculations show that this black business of water mafia has grown to upwards of Rs. 100 crore per annum.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/ HT PHOTO)

Monday Musings: Citizens’ white paper on Pune’s water mafia is the need of the hour

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Vaidya
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2018 04:38 PM IST
Pune’s water mafia includes builders who submitted ‘water affidavits’ and defaulted on their pledge to supply water to housing societies at their cost, exploitative water tanker operators, mute politicians and a corrupt Pune Municipal Corporation.
Priyadarshini Park.
Priyadarshini Park.

Setback to BMC: Citizens’ group to continue upkeep of Priyadarshini Park, rules high court

Hindustan Times | By Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2018 10:41 PM IST
Last year, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) passed an order take back the 20-acre ground from the forum
The Bengal Police seized 20 tons of carcass meat kept in freezers (in pic) from a cold storage in Kolkata on April 24.(Samir Jana/ HT Photo)
The Bengal Police seized 20 tons of carcass meat kept in freezers (in pic) from a cold storage in Kolkata on April 24.(Samir Jana/ HT Photo)

Carcass meat probe: Citizens shun eateries, stores in Kolkata; NGO to file PIL

Hindustan Times | By Tanmay Chatterjee, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2018 05:57 PM IST
Restaurants and confectioners selling meat products in Kolkata have fewer customers since police investigation has indicated that carcass meat was supplied to some restaurants and fast food outlets.
According to non-profit Mangrove Society of India (MSI), intertidal regions are in high demand as they can be potential hotspots for construction and infrastructure development.(FILE)
According to non-profit Mangrove Society of India (MSI), intertidal regions are in high demand as they can be potential hotspots for construction and infrastructure development.(FILE)
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