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Repair works on Lalbaug flyover holds up traffic

Traffic from south Mumbai to central parts of the city was affected throughout Thursday after cracks developed on Lalbaug flyover.

11 Nov 2016 1:42 AM

‘Dust-free Mumbai’ plan gathers dust since 2011

While pollution in Delhi has reached alarming levels, efforts in Mumbai to curb it have fallen flat.

10 Nov 2016 2:07 AM

Now, spot fine likely for peeing, open defecation

Fine for urinating (Rs 200), defecating (Rs 100).

09 Nov 2016 7:11 AM

BMC denies trench-filling contract to tainted contractor

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has denied a contract to one of the tainted contractors, who had been indicted in the road repairs scam unearthed last year.

08 Nov 2016 1:32 AM

Diva takes centre stage in polls

Diva, once the sleepy village on the outskirts of Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC), has suddenly become centre of frantic political activities.

08 Nov 2016 1:27 AM


BMC splits coastal road project into two

In a bid to expedite its ambitious coastal road project, BMC has decided to divide the project into two parts i.e. north-bound and south-bound so that permissions can be given separately and quickly.

03 Nov 2016 12:41 AM

24 contractors barred from BMC work

More than a year after the Rs 150 crore desilting scam broke out, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has finally penalised all the 24 indicted contractors blacklisting them for a period of f

02 Nov 2016 2:19 AM

Ignore illegal structures: Shiv Sena to BMC

Six kids were killed after a 5-storey structure collapsed in Behrampada, Bandra, on October 13. Following the incident, the BMC had expedited action against slum structures towering over 14 feet.

20 Oct 2016 2:33 AM

BJP leaders giving Sena-led BMC programmes a miss

Amidst the strenuous relations with Shiv Sena, the BJP leaders seems to be quietly distancing itself from its alliance partner by skipping Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s functions.

19 Oct 2016 1:28 AM

Now, mango people to get VIP passes for Sai darshan

In what will bring cheer to the innumerable devotees of Shirdi’s Saibaba, the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST) has decided to make VIP passes available to common people as well.

13 Oct 2016 1:17 AM


Mehta family’s legacy about to end in BMC

Ward delimitation and reservations for the upcoming municipal election might soon put an end to the aspirations of the Mehta family, which had represented a Mumbai Central ward for the last 50 years i

09 Oct 2016 12:47 AM

Is an aggressive Supriya eyeing top post in the NCP

The sudden aggressive posture of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Supriya Sule suggests that she has started taking a keen interest in state politics.

08 Oct 2016 4:21 AM

BJP ready to end ‘mafia raj’ at BMC

Looks like all’s not well between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena’s gathbandan in Maharashtra.

06 Oct 2016 3:21 AM

482 shrines to be demolished

There are 482 unauthorised religious shrines in the city, which the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is soon going to demolish following directions from the Bombay high court.

01 Oct 2016 1:41 AM

MNS gives Pakistani artistes 48 hours to leave

Amid tension in the wake of the Uri terror attack and alleged sightings of five armed men in Uran by two schoolchildren, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Friday issued a xenophobic threat to al

24 Sep 2016 7:01 AM


Government staff with disabled kids to get 2 years’ leave

State government employees who have a disabled child can now avail of a special childcare leave of 730 days (two years) during their service.

22 Sep 2016 7:20 AM

High civic sense fuels Sindhudurg’s surge to the top

Sindhudurg, the tiny district in the Konkan region, has added yet another feather in its cap as it has been declared the cleanest district in the country.

11 Sep 2016 1:24 AM

Onion worth Rs 15 crore rotting in warehouses

More than 15,000 metric tonnes of onions procured by the state government are in danger of getting rotten, which means that the Rs 15 crore that was spent on their procurement is likely to go down the

10 Sep 2016 1:23 AM

NCP MP wants Atrocity Act to be scrapped

Differences are simmering within the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) over the Atrocity Act.

09 Sep 2016 1:24 AM

93-year-old elected as sarpanch in Pune village

Gangubai Bhambure beat her rival (31) by 353 votes in Khed taluka.

08 Sep 2016 7:19 AM