Articles about Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

BJP MLA approaches cops against BMC after pregnant woman dies

29 Sep 2021

BJP MLA approaches cops against BMC after pregnant woman dies

A Mumbai BJP MLA on Tuesday approached police claiming an eight-month pregnant woman died due to lack of doctors at a civic maternity home.

Mumbai coastal road project 40% completed, says BMC Commissioner

23 Sep 2021

Mumbai coastal road project 40% completed, says BMC Commissioner

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has completed 40% physical work of the Rs. 12,000 crore-worth coastal road project from Marine Drive to Worli, including a one-km-long tunnel, BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said on Thursday.

No Delta plus variant found in 376 samples: BMC

17 Sep 2021

No Delta plus variant found in 376 samples: BMC

No Delta plus variant of COVID-19, considered highly contagious, was found among 376 samples tested in the second round of genome sequencing in Mumbai, a senior civic official said on Thursday.

Mumbai: Byculla zoo welcomed two penguin chicks this year

15 Sep 2021

Mumbai: Byculla zoo welcomed two penguin chicks this year

Two penguin chicks were born in the Mumbai-based Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan, popularly known as the Byculla zoo, since May this year, Mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Wednesday.

Ganpati festival: BMC bans physical darshan, restricts participation in processions

08 Sep 2021

Ganpati festival: BMC bans physical darshan, restricts participation in processions

The Mumbai civic body has issued fresh guidelines for the Ganpati festival beginning from Friday and has banned physical darshan for devotees at public pandals and imposed restrictions on the number of participants in processions during celebrations.

Mumbai has already recorded 2,570 COVID-19 cases in September

07 Sep 2021

Mumbai has already recorded 2,570 COVID-19 cases in September

In the first six days of September, Mumbai has recorded over 28 percent of the total COVID-19 cases that it had reported during the entire last month, as per civic data.

Fishermen protest against plan to shift them from Crawford Market

26 Aug 2021

Fishermen protest against plan to shift them from Crawford Market

Fishermen from Mumbai and neighboring areas have opposed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's plan to relocate fish vendors from Mumbai's Crawford Market.

Is Sonu Sood running for Mumbai Mayor? 'Dabangg' actor responds

25 Aug 2021

Is Sonu Sood running for Mumbai Mayor? 'Dabangg' actor responds

Will we get to see actor Sonu Sood become Mumbai Mayor in real life?

BJP will win Mumbai civic polls:  Narayan Rane

19 Aug 2021

BJP will win Mumbai civic polls: Narayan Rane

Union MSME (Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) Minister Narayan Rane paid homage to Shiv Sena supremo late Balasaheb Thackeray at his memorial in Mumbai on Thursday and later claimed the BJP will win the forthcoming polls to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, currently ruled by Sena.

Mumbai: Public gardens, beaches to remain open till 10 pm

16 Aug 2021

Mumbai: Public gardens, beaches to remain open till 10 pm

All public gardens, playgrounds, chowpatties, and beaches in Mumbai will now remain open from 6 am to 10 pm as part of fresh relaxations in COVID-19 restrictions, Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said on Monday.

BMC to launch home vaccination for bed-ridden citizens from Friday

29 Jul 2021

BMC to launch home vaccination for bed-ridden citizens from Friday

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has`Q2` said that it will begin home vaccination of the bed-ridden people in Mumbai against the deadly coronavirus on an experimental basis from Friday.

Mumbai: This is why BMC has sealed Suniel Shetty's building

12 Jul 2021

Mumbai: This is why BMC has sealed Suniel Shetty's building

Actor Suniel Shetty's building in Mumbai has been sealed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on account of the rising COVID-19 cases in the housing complex.

Children under one to receive free pneumococcal vaccine soon: BMC

08 Jul 2021

Children under one to receive free pneumococcal vaccine soon: BMC

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday said it is soon going to administer the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) to children below one year of age to protect them from pneumococcal infections.

BMC to demolish part of Amitabh Bachchan's bungalow 'Pratiksha': Report

04 Jul 2021

BMC to demolish part of Amitabh Bachchan's bungalow 'Pratiksha': Report

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is gearing up to demolish part of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan's bungalow Pratiksha for its road-widening project soon.

Citizens irked over suspension of COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai

01 Jul 2021

Citizens irked over suspension of COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai

Mumbaikars expressed unhappiness over the suspension of the COVID-19 vaccination drive at civic and government-run centers in Mumbai on Thursday due to a shortage of vaccine doses and raised questions over the management of the inoculation program.

Don't spare 'big fish' in fake vaccination cases: High Court

29 Jun 2021

Don't spare 'big fish' in fake vaccination cases: High Court

On Tuesday, the Bombay High Court said that the Mumbai Police, probing instances of fake vaccination camps against COVID-19, must identify the "big fish" in such cases and not spare them.

Patient bitten by rat in a Mumbai civic hospital dies

24 Jun 2021

Patient bitten by rat in a Mumbai civic hospital dies

A 24-year-old patient, who was bitten by a rat near his eye at a civic-run hospital in suburban Ghatkopar, died at the medical facility on Wednesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials said.

As Cyclone Tauktae intensifies, 580 COVID-19 patients in Mumbai shifted

16 May 2021

As Cyclone Tauktae intensifies, 580 COVID-19 patients in Mumbai shifted

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai on Saturday shifted 580 COVID-19 patients from its jumbo units as Cyclone Tauktae is expected to pass by the city later on Sunday.

Mumbai records  2,554 new COVID-19 cases and 62 fatalities

05 May 2021

Mumbai records 2,554 new COVID-19 cases and 62 fatalities

Mumbai, on Tuesday, reported 2,554 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 62 deaths, taking the count of infections to 6,61,420 and the toll to 13,470, an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

BMC sets up drive-in inoculation center; over 400 get inoculated

05 May 2021

BMC sets up drive-in inoculation center; over 400 get inoculated

As many as 417 persons were administered COVID-19 vaccine jabs at a drive-in inoculation center set up by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on the first day, a civic official said on Tuesday.

Mumbai: BMC restricts entry of people at its offices

06 Apr 2021

Mumbai: BMC restricts entry of people at its offices

In the wake of a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has restricted the entry of people at its headquarters and other offices in the city.

Maharashtra: Plea seeks door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for people over 75

02 Apr 2021

Maharashtra: Plea seeks door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for people over 75

A public interest litigation has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking a direction to the Centre, Maharashtra government, and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to provide door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for people over 75 and those who are physically challenged or bed-ridden.

Mumbai: COVID-19 hospital bed allotment through 'war rooms,' not hospitals

30 Mar 2021

Mumbai: COVID-19 hospital bed allotment through 'war rooms,' not hospitals

As Mumbai sees a surge in coronavirus infections, the city's civic body has decided to impose a slew of measures for effective management of the outbreak.

Mumbai: Six booked for 'mall hospital' fire

27 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Six booked for 'mall hospital' fire

Police has registered an offense of culpable homicide against six persons in connection with the fire at a Bhandup mall, which claimed the lives of nine coronavirus patients undergoing treatment at a hospital located there, an official said on Saturday.

Mumbai: Ten dead in hospital fire, says fire department official

26 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Ten dead in hospital fire, says fire department official

Ten patients died after a fire broke out at a hospital inside a mall in Mumbai where coronavirus patients were being treated, a fire brigade official said on Friday.

Mumbaikars fined Rs. 4-crore in a month for going maskless

25 Mar 2021

Mumbaikars fined Rs. 4-crore in a month for going maskless

Mumbai Police has collected a fine of Rs. four crore in less than a month from two lakh people in the city who were found not wearing masks despite the surge in COVID-19 cases, an official said on Thursday.

Delhi, Mumbai ban Holi celebrations in public amid coronavirus surge

24 Mar 2021

Delhi, Mumbai ban Holi celebrations in public amid coronavirus surge

As the coronavirus cases are surging countrywide, Delhi and Mumbai passed orders prohibiting residents from celebrating Holi in public.

Mumbai: Woman stopped over not wearing mask thrashes BMC worker

20 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Woman stopped over not wearing mask thrashes BMC worker

In a shocking incident, a female Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) worker in Mumbai was attacked by a woman who was stopped for not wearing a protective face mask in a public space and breaking the COVID-19 guidelines in place.

FIR against Mumbai restaurant for flouting COVID-19 norms; 245 fined

18 Mar 2021

FIR against Mumbai restaurant for flouting COVID-19 norms; 245 fined

Police has registered an FIR against a popular restaurant in Mumbai for allegedly violating COVID-19 rules, civic officials said on Thursday.

Mumbai: Over 15 lakh caught without masks since April 2020

17 Feb 2021

Mumbai: Over 15 lakh caught without masks since April 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mumbai civic body has caught over 15 lakh people without face masks at public places in Mumbai since April 2020 and collected over Rs. 30 crore as fine from them, officials said on Wednesday.

Mumbai: 10-12% rise in COVID-19 cases; BMC warns strict measures

16 Feb 2021

Mumbai: 10-12% rise in COVID-19 cases; BMC warns strict measures

Mumbai's civic body - Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) - has decided to keep its jumbo COVID-19 care centers open till March 31 and has also warned of stricter measures to keep the virus' cases in check.

SC grants relief to Sonu Sood against BMC's notice

05 Feb 2021

SC grants relief to Sonu Sood against BMC's notice

The Supreme Court on Friday granted relief to actor Sonu Sood who had moved the top court against an order by the Bombay High Court, dismissing his case against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) notice.

BMC allows various education boards to conduct exams in Mumbai

13 Jan 2021

BMC allows various education boards to conduct exams in Mumbai

The Mumbai civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has allowed various states, national and international educational boards to conduct exams physically as per their schedule in the city while following all COVID-19 prevention guidelines.

Sonu Sood is a "habitual offender," BMC tells High Court

13 Jan 2021

Sonu Sood is a "habitual offender," BMC tells High Court

Mumbai's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) called actor Sonu Sood a "habitual offender" in its affidavit filed in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday.

Sonu Sood moves court against BMC's illegal construction notice

11 Jan 2021

Sonu Sood moves court against BMC's illegal construction notice

Actor Sonu Sood has approached the Bombay High Court challenging the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) notice over alleged illegal construction against him.

BMC files a police complaint against actor Sonu Sood

07 Jan 2021

BMC files a police complaint against actor Sonu Sood

Actor Sonu Sood, who has been in the limelight because of his philanthropic work for migrant workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, has landed in legal trouble.

After Kangana's attack, Urmila Matondkar hits back at her

04 Jan 2021

After Kangana's attack, Urmila Matondkar hits back at her

Actor-politician Urmila Matondkar has hit back at actor Kangana Ranaut for commenting on the purchase of her new office space.

'Grave violation,' says court on Kangana Ranaut merging her flats

02 Jan 2021

'Grave violation,' says court on Kangana Ranaut merging her flats

A civil court in Mumbai has observed that Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has illegally merged three of her flats in the city's Khar area.

Dharavi logs zero coronavirus cases for first time since April

26 Dec 2020

Dharavi logs zero coronavirus cases for first time since April

Labeled as a coronavirus hotspot once, Dharavi, believed to be the largest slum in Asia, reported no new coronavirus cases on Friday since April 1 when the first infection came to light.

Kangana Ranaut has right to express her thoughts: Bombay HC

22 Dec 2020

Kangana Ranaut has right to express her thoughts: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court, while hearing a criminal plea against Kangana Ranaut over her alleged offensive tweets, said the actor has the right to have a Twitter account and express her thoughts through it.