Articles about Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
03 Dec 2020
Kangana Ranaut moves Supreme Court in office demolition case
After receiving a big relief last week against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the office demolition row, actor Kangana Ranaut has now filed a petition in the Supreme Court.
01 Dec 2020
BMC to use AI-based voice analysis to detect COVID-19 risk
Mumbai's civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), will start a pilot project of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based voice analysis test to determine the risk of COVID-19.