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Mar 16, 2019
CSMT bridge collapse: BMC issues notice to firm which conducted audit, asks why it should not be blacklistedEarlier in the day, the BMC had directed one of its consultants to carry out inspections and review the structural audit report of 157 bridges in Mumbai on a "most urgent" basis.
Feb 05, 2019
Budget 2019 must focus on diversifying sources of govt revenue; over-reliance on taxes is axing benefits of welfare schemesIf governments do diversify their revenue portfolio, they would not only get insurance against unforeseen shocks to their leading revenue source but also obtain the policy space to adopt innovations that potentially axe such welfare-reducing policies.
Jul 20, 2018
Mumbai realises gravity of plastic menace during monsoon, says BMC; for ban to succeed, civic body needs to ensure people accept lawThe plastic ban undoubtedly has promise, and effective waste management, disposal and recycling can take us a step closer to bringing down pollution levels.
Apr 17, 2018
31% of all patients at Mumbai's civic hospitals suffer from psychological disorders, says BMC reportPeople with psychological disorders accounted for the majority of patients admitted to municipal healthcare centres in Mumbai, said a BMC report.
Mar 01, 2018
Kamala Mills fire case: Bombay High Court finds shortcomings in MCGM's safety auditsThe Bombay High Court on Thursday said the fire safety audits of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) were not much effective, in the light of last year's devastating fire at the Kamala Mills compound.
Feb 06, 2018
Mumbai's new real estate makeover plan may help India ascend World Bank's ease of doing business ranksIf India intends to climb 'Ease of Doing Business' index, it will depend on its two biggest cities, Mumbai & Delhi – where data for rankings is collected.
Nov 01, 2017
Bombay HC cracks whip on illegal hawkers, restricts setting up stalls on foot-overbridges and within 150m of railway stationsCracking the whip on illegal hawkers in the city, the Bombay High Court restricted hawking to designated zones only
Sep 04, 2017
Deepak Amrapurkar death case: Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam demands murder charges against BMCSenior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam Monday said Shiv Sena-ruled Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) was responsible for the death of noted gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amrapurkar who fell in an uncovered manhole on 29 August when heavy rains flooded the city
Aug 31, 2017
Mumbai: Angry citizens point finger at BMC for rain woes, say no lessons learnt from past yearsDays after heavy rains virtually clogged Mumbai, angry citizens and activists have vented their ire at the BMC for "shoddy" civic work.
Jul 21, 2017
Mumbai's health infrastructure remains dismal even as city struggles to contain dengueDespite a massive annual health budget of Rs 3,312 crores for 2017-2018, the MCGM is not only struggling to contain the rise of dengue in the city, but has also failed to create health infrastructure to support the rising population