Bmc

Bmc News

12 deaths, 233 cases and counting… Why Mumbai is witnessing a measles outbreak
Health

12 deaths, 233 cases and counting… Why Mumbai is witnessing a measles outbreak

Mumbai is in the grips of a measles outbreak; the city has already recorded 12 deaths and 233 cases of the contagious viral disease. Health officials say that a disruption in the inoculation programme because of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as vaccine hesitancy has caused the surge in infections

Measles outbreak in Mumbai: What is the disease and how is the city fighting to contain it?
India

Measles outbreak in Mumbai: What is the disease and how is the city fighting to contain it?

As per reports, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has confirmed one death due to measles, while three more casualties caused by the highly contagious disease are suspected. The Centre has rushed a three-member team to assist the state health departments

Bombay High Court jolt to Eknath Shinde group as Uddhav camp gets permission for Dussehra rally
Politics

Bombay High Court jolt to Eknath Shinde group as Uddhav camp gets permission for Dussehra rally

Earlier, the BMC had denied permission to both the camps to hold a Dussehra rally at the Shivaji Park ground citing law and order concerns. The dispute over the iconic venue was then moved to the Bombay High Court

Mumbai’s Lalbaughcha Raja has been fined Rs 3.66 lakh. This is not the first time
India

Mumbai’s Lalbaughcha Raja has been fined Rs 3.66 lakh. This is not the first time

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has imposed a fine of Rs 3.66 lakh on the renowned Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh mandal for creating 183 potholes in the roads during festivities. In 2014, the organisers had to shell out Rs 5.56 lakh for ‘damaging roads’

Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation makes 162 artificial ponds for the immersion of Ganesha idols
India

Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation makes 162 artificial ponds for the immersion of Ganesha idols

This comes after BMC asked the citizens to immerse Ganesha idols made of Plaster of Paris (PoP) in artificial lakes or ponds to encourage people to reduce pollution

Mumbai: More than 60,000 Ganesh idols immersed in a day
India

Mumbai: More than 60,000 Ganesh idols immersed in a day

As many as 60,473 idols were immersed in the sea, other water bodies as well as in artificial ponds on Thursday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said in a release

WATCH: 4-storey building collapses in Mumbai's Borivali; no casualties reported
India

WATCH: 4-storey building collapses in Mumbai's Borivali; no casualties reported

The building was declared dilapidated and had been vacated, the BMC said. The fire brigade is checking whether anyone is trapped under the debris

Mumbai: High Court gives nod for demolition of 100-yr-old dilapidated building, directs occupants to vacate it
India

Mumbai: High Court gives nod for demolition of 100-yr-old dilapidated building, directs occupants to vacate it

The BMC in April this year issued a letter to the building's landlord to vacate the premises.

BMC has complete 50% work on second tunnel of Mumbai Coastal Road, says official
India

BMC has complete 50% work on second tunnel of Mumbai Coastal Road, says official

The excavation work for the 2 km-long second tunnel with a diameter of 12.49 metre began on 11 January this year

Watch: People dry clothes in Mumbai local train amid heavy rains
India

Watch: People dry clothes in Mumbai local train amid heavy rains

Many users said that this was the first time they had seen anything like this. Others wrote that this was the true spirit of the city. Several responded with a string of laughter emojis

Mumbai rains: Beaches to remain open from 6 am to 10 am only
India

Mumbai rains: Beaches to remain open from 6 am to 10 am only

Mumbai and several other cities in Maharashtra have been witnessing heavy rainfall over the past few days

Mumbai rains: CM Eknath Shinde visits BMC Disaster Management Room, asks officials to ensure no loss of life, property
India

Mumbai rains: CM Eknath Shinde visits BMC Disaster Management Room, asks officials to ensure no loss of life, property

The Maharashtra Chief Minister's Office (CMO), in a statement said that CM Eknath Shinde is in touch with collectors of Thane, Raigad, Palghar, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts and also NDRF has been asked to remain alert

Mumbai building collapse: Police book flat owners who rented homes in Kurla complex
India

Mumbai building collapse: Police book flat owners who rented homes in Kurla complex

At least 19 people were killed when a 3-storey building collapsed on Monday. BMC officials said that the residents of the building, constructed in 1973, had agreed to carry out repairs, but apparently, no repairs were carried out

Mumbai: Toll in four-storey building collapse in Kurla rises to three, around eight feared trapped under debris
India

Mumbai: Toll in four-storey building collapse in Kurla rises to three, around eight feared trapped under debris

BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said that four people were admitted to a hospital, while nine people were discharged after primary treatment

Mumbai: One dead, several others trapped under debris in Kurla's four-storey building collapse
India

Mumbai: One dead, several others trapped under debris in Kurla's four-storey building collapse

So far, 12 people have been rescued and 10 more are feared trapped. BMC said that the building has been dilapidated and since 2013 notices were given to first repair and then demolish the building

Mumbai: Several feared trapped after four-storey building collapses in Kurla, rescue operation underway
India

Mumbai: Several feared trapped after four-storey building collapses in Kurla, rescue operation underway

The incident took place in Kurla's Naik Nagar Society, where a wing of the building collapsed around midnight, official from fire brigade department said, adding that the connected wing was likely to collapse

Mumbai reports 74 fresh COVID-19 cases, 97% patients asymptomatic
India

Mumbai reports 74 fresh COVID-19 cases, 97% patients asymptomatic

Mumbai reported nearly 50 per cent less cases due to a big drop in the number of coronavirus tests, a trend seen over the weekends

BMC failed to clean rivers, nullahs in Mumbai ahead of monsoon: AAP
Politics

BMC failed to clean rivers, nullahs in Mumbai ahead of monsoon: AAP

AAP's Mumbai unit president Preeti Sharma Menon said the party's volunteers had visited several rivers, nullahs and storm water drains and found that the civic body has done a shoddy work

Mumbai reports 68 COVID-19 cases, addition to tally dipping for second consecutive day
Health

Mumbai reports 68 COVID-19 cases, addition to tally dipping for second consecutive day

BMC health bulletin said 65 of the 68 new cases were asymptomatic, while the remaining three had been hospitalised

Long before Delhi, Mumbai had its very own ‘Demolition Man’ in GR Khairnar
India

Long before Delhi, Mumbai had its very own ‘Demolition Man’ in GR Khairnar

GR Khairnar, the former deputy commissioner of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, demolished several illegal encroachments and constructions in the city, some belonging to dreaded don Dawood Ibrahim