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Mumbai bridge crash: 6 dead; BMC-Railways face heat

Mumbai bridge crash:Six people have been reported dead and 32 injured in the past 12 hours since a portion of an overhead pedestrian bridge outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus came crashing down here. Police registered cases against Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Indian Railway officials charging them with culpable homicide. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra

BMC collects 591 kg of plastic following ban

BMC collects 591 kg of plastic following ban. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has collected 591.67 kilograms of banned plastic and around Rs. 3,35,000 as fine on Sunday, following the plastic ban in the state. The BMC launched a drive against the plastic on Saturday and formed various teams to conduct raids at various places. Anyone

Day after Mumbai pub blaze, BMC smashes illegal structures

Day after Mumbai pub blaze, BMC smashes illegal structures

A day after the tragic fire in a pub which claimed 14 lives, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)’s demolition squads went hammer and tongs after illegal fittings, extensions and obstacles at various locations here on Saturday.A team went to the Kamala Mills Compound and demolished allegedly unauthorised extensions, fittings and fixtures and obstacles preventing smooth

Mumbai Kamla Mills fire incident: Five officials of BMC suspended

Mumbai Kamla Mills fire incident: Five officials of BMC suspended

Mumbai Kamla Mills compound fire incident in which at least 14 people were killed on Friday, an official said. Five officials of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has been suspended by Mumbai Government for their negligence. The blaze was reported around 12.30 a.m. from a bistro The Mojo, a rooftop restaurant pub in The Kamla Trade House and

Mumbai building collapse: Maharashtra CM asks BMC to file report within 15 days

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis visited the site of building collapse in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar on late Tuesday evening and directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to file a report on the incident within 15 days. “The offence has been registered. Police is investigating the matter. I have directed the BMC Commissioner to investigate and submit a

Fire At Mukesh Ambani’s ‘Antilia’

Fire At Mukesh Ambani’s ‘Antilia’, World’s Most Expensive House, No Loss ReportedA major property loss was averted when a fire broke out on a terrace in industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s multi-storied south Mumbai residence here late on Monday, an official said.According to reports, the blaze was noticed and reported from one of the terraces in ‘Antilla’, the palatial

HC seeks BMC reply on Irrfan, Kapil’s plea challenging notice

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directedthe Mumbai civic body to file its affidavit in reply to petitions filed by stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma and actor Irrfan Khan challenging the notice issued against them directing razing of unauthorised structures allegedly constructed by them at their flats in suburban Goregaon. A division bench headed by Justice

BMC to file court case against Shahid Kapoor

Mumbai: A day after serving notice to Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor over mosquito-breeding spots at his residential premises, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will file a case against him for not abiding by its rules. The BMC’s insecticide team found breeding spots of aedes aegypti mosquito (which can spread dengue, chikungunya among other illnesses) in

Kapil alleges BMC officer sought bribe, asks PM ‘Is this ‘achche din’

Mumbai: As per the tweet posted by the popular stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, if this was the “achche din” he had promised, even as the civic body claimed the actor had been served a notice for “illegal construction”. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was quick to respond to Sharma’s angst

Kapil Sharma complains to Modi about BMC, Fadnavis responds

Mumbai: Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has complained to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about alleged corruption in Mumbai’s civic body and wondered if these were the “achhe din” (good days) he had promised. Kapil, on Friday, took to Twitter where he shared that he has been paying Rs 15 crore as income tax for the last five


BMC notice to remove Sachin’s art installation on Marine Drive

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sent a notice to RPG Art Foundation asking it to remove an art installation–which serves as a tribute to legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar– at the Marine Drive here. According to civic officials, the notice was served on the foundation yesterday giving it a day’s ultimatum for uninstalling the