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Mumbai's B building.(HT Photo)

Bombay HC dismisses BJP petition, INC’s Ravi Raja to continue as Opposition leader in BMC

By Kanchan Chaudhari | Hindustan times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2020 04:33 PM IST
The bench dismissed BJP leader Prabhakar Shinde’s petition observing that such important posts cannot be allowed to be occupied on the whims and fancies of individuals or political parties
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Desilting work at Mahim Creek earlier this week(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Desilting work at Mahim Creek earlier this week(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Getting rain-ready: Will BMC meet its deadline this year?

By Ayaz Memon | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 01:01 AM IST
Standard practice dictates that 70% of the drains should be completed by May-end. But recent assessments suggest the Mumbai civic body is lagging behind again
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Residents of more than 2,000 houses in civic body’s buildings in Sion are likely to face a water shortage on April 28 and 29, the latter being the day Mumbai votes.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)
Residents of more than 2,000 houses in civic body’s buildings in Sion are likely to face a water shortage on April 28 and 29, the latter being the day Mumbai votes.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Pump operators on poll duty, Sion may not get water on voting day

By Steffy Thevar
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2019 01:54 AM IST
All pump operators who release water to these buildings have been sent on polling duty. Ward officials have issued a notice saying residents must stock water for two days, however, maintaining that they have made alternative arrangements.
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Less than seven months ago, the firm in charge of carrying out the structural audit of the bridge had declared it to be in good condition.(PTI)
Less than seven months ago, the firm in charge of carrying out the structural audit of the bridge had declared it to be in good condition.(PTI)

Damage that wasn’t controlled: Mumbai civic body expert points at corrosion at bridge that collapsed

By Eeshanpriya MS | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 03:46 AM IST
The bottom layer of the Himalaya Bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus was corroded, which may have led to the collapse, according to Jaswant Arlekar, a structural consultant empanelled by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), who inspected the bridge on Friday.
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South Mumbai’s new roads are possibly being constructed by contractors already blacklisted by the BMC, according to the Opposition in the civic body.(HT File (Representational Image))
South Mumbai’s new roads are possibly being constructed by contractors already blacklisted by the BMC, according to the Opposition in the civic body.(HT File (Representational Image))

Opposition alleges blacklisted contractors repairing roads in South Mumbai

By Eeshanpriya MS | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2018 11:50 PM IST
Leader of the Opposition, Ravi Raja alleged that one of the members of this firm is a relative of a blacklisted contractor.
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