The civic body has decided to start a special helpline.
21 Apr 2018 2:11 AM
Tells officials not to take punitive action for 3 mths.
14 Apr 2018 2:44 AM
The submissions were made in Bombay high court while hearing four petitions challenging the plastic ban notification.
13 Apr 2018 2:14 AM
The court said that if the petitioners did not have faith in the judiciary, then ‘don’t come to the court’.
13 Apr 2018 2:10 AM
The government stated that the ban was the need of the hour.
13 Apr 2018 2:09 AM
The petitioners claimed that more than eight lakh people involved in the plastic trade had been affected by the ban.
12 Apr 2018 1:52 AM
The government also filed its affidavit in support of the ban.
12 Apr 2018 1:49 AM
Meanwhile small plastic water bottles of less than 500 ml have beenexempted from the ban for three months.
06 Apr 2018 1:46 AM
It will install bins for the collection of proscribed items.
04 Apr 2018 1:45 AM
The industry urged the government to come out with a solution, an industry official said here.
03 Apr 2018 7:33 PM
The petitioners have also said that before deciding on the ban, the state should have sought suggestions and objections from the public.
03 Apr 2018 1:33 AM
The ban proposal was cleared by the Maharashtra cabinet on March 15.
25 Mar 2018 11:49 AM
The BMC is also mulling over starting public awareness campaigns in BMC schools about plastic ban.
21 Mar 2018 3:03 AM
The state is making sure that plastic bottles and milk pouches too do not end up in dumping grounds.
18 Mar 2018 5:09 AM
Since plastic has so much negative effects, many cities and countries from around the world have already put plastic bag bans in place.
17 Mar 2018 3:38 PM
Ban would cover the production, use, storage, sale, distribution, import and transportation of plastic, the minister informed the House.
17 Mar 2018 3:16 PM
Ramdas Kadam had announced the plastic ban a few months earlier and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had given him his consent.
16 Mar 2018 6:48 AM
Ramdas Kadam had announced the plan to impose plastic ban two months ago.
23 Feb 2018 8:18 AM
The range of penalties and other measures will be finalised after the state cabinet meeting.
22 Feb 2018 4:11 AM
The Green Tribunal also imposed Rs 5,000 fine on those violating the order and said action will be taken against erring officials too.
15 Dec 2017 1:28 PM