Sharvari Patwa The Indian Express Group
Wednesday 18 September '13The draft signed by BMC chief Sitaram Kunte says that permission to install only one tower on one building/wing of the building will be given.
Sunday 15 September '13Last week, SC had allowed them to approach the civic body to get their 'illegal' flats regularised
Saturday17 August '13Although a majority of the city’s population has enrolled for the Unique Identification Number (UID) project, data shows wards comprising areas considered posh have registered lower enrollments
Thursday11 July '13Civic technical committee clears a whopping 62 projects between January and June
Sunday7 July '13With Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) inviting proposals, the redevelopment of 219 slum pockets under coastal regulation zone (CRZ) II area is set to get a boost.
Monday3 June '13Engineers’ union says they fear being made scapegoats as job involves dealing with politicians, anti-social elements.
Monday3 June '13Residents of 35 unauthorised floors in seven buildings at Campa Cola compound in Worli are banking on the hope that the Supreme Court will allow regularisation of part of the area.
Monday3 June '13After finding that the current civic policy for checks on advertisements does not have mannequins in its ambit, Mumbai mayor and Shiv Sena corporator Sunil Prabhu has planned to approach the Chief Min...
Thursday30 May '13Woman in eye of storm argues her case, finds her feet in spotlight.
Thursday30 May '13The charge of the moral brigade has been often led by women corporators who comprise 50 per cent of the BMC House due to reservation.
Tuesday28 May '13Ad film-maker Prahlad Kakkar said “moral policing” by Sena was not new.
Friday24 May '13New guidelines, put up for public feedback on the DoT website earlier this month, come into effect on June 1.
Thursday23 May '13Tender condition removed following complaints of ‘non-official use’ by contractors.
Wednesday22 May '13BMC may be flush with funds, but it has refused to pay three months’ advance salary for the police squad it had sought for help during demolition drives.
Monday20 May '13Civic issues in A Ward are as diverse as its residents. Despite corporators spending on water supply and drainage, the problems remain, find Sharvari Patwa & Alison Saldanha.
Monday20 May '13The department says iPads would help maintain an electronic record of violations in buildings.
Monday20 May '13THE city is set to sport a more colourful look across various wards if a proposal commissioned by the civic body is implemented.
Friday17 May '13Setting an example, Matheran Hill Station Municipal Council (MHSMC) has issued notices to stop all construction activity to save water.
Friday17 May '13The controversial ‘clean-up marshals’ scheme under which people would be fined for littering and dirtying public places is back.
Thursday16 May '13The quarter ended March 2013 witnessed a significant year-on-year jump of 20 per cent in house sale registrations in the city.
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