Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

Timelines
Karan Johar's domestic helps test positive for coronavirus

26 May 2020

Karan Johar's domestic helps test positive for coronavirus

Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar has confirmed that two members of his household staff have tested positive for coronavirus.

Coronavirus outbreak: Wankhede Stadium to be used as quarantine centre

16 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Wankhede Stadium to be used as quarantine centre

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has directed the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to use Wankhede Stadium as quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients in the city.

Vande Bharat Mission: Returnees paid for quarantine at expensive hotels

15 May 2020

Vande Bharat Mission: Returnees paid for quarantine at expensive hotels

Indians who managed to return home, at a time when coronavirus-induced travel restrictions have been levied on most parts of the globe, are now facing another challenge — exorbitant hotel rates.

T-Series office sealed after caretaker tests positive for COVID-19

11 May 2020

T-Series office sealed after caretaker tests positive for COVID-19

The Mumbai office of music label and film production company T-Series has been sealed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), after one member of its caretaking staff tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar provides financial aid to 4,000 unprivileged people

09 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar provides financial aid to 4,000 unprivileged people

Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar has provided financial aid to 4,000 underprivileged people amid the nationwide lockdown.

Coronavirus patients lie next to dead bodies in Mumbai hospital

07 May 2020

Coronavirus patients lie next to dead bodies in Mumbai hospital

At a Mumbai hospital, coronavirus patients were made to lie next to corpses, tied in plastic bags, a shocking viral video has shown.

Mob attacks Mumbai Police for trying to enforce coronavirus lockdown

27 Apr 2020

Mob attacks Mumbai Police for trying to enforce coronavirus lockdown

In a shameful incident, an irate mob attacked Mumbai Police on Sunday in the densely-populated slum of Shivaji Nagar in Govandi, a report in HT said.

53 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai: Reports

20 Apr 2020

53 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai: Reports

In a worrying incident, 53 journalists tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, the worst-affected city in India, reports said on Monday.

Coronavirus: Maharashtra to recommend Mumbai lockdown extension as cases rise

10 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Maharashtra to recommend Mumbai lockdown extension as cases rise

The Maharashtra government is reportedly planning to extend the lockdown in the state capital Mumbai and the greater Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR).

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark

10 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark

Four days after crossing the 100-mark, India's death toll due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) surged past 200 on Thursday.

COVID-19: Sakshi Tanwar, Shivin Narang's Mumbai building sealed

09 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Sakshi Tanwar, Shivin Narang's Mumbai building sealed

Popular TV actor Shivin Narang has revealed that an upscale residential complex in Malad, where he resides with his family, has been sealed after one of its residents tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

The coronavirus outbreak in India seems to be accelerating as 704 positive cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump yet.

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

28 Mar 2020

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

Even as India entered the fourth day of its 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of migrant workers remained unresolved.

Coronavirus: Odisha plans India's largest hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Odisha plans India's largest hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients

The Eastern state of Odisha plans to set up two hospitals, dedicated to treating patients of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Coronavirus outbreak: Two Indians returning from China quarantined in Mumbai

24 Jan 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Two Indians returning from China quarantined in Mumbai

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, two persons who returned to Mumbai from China were quarantined after exhibiting signs of a possible infection.

Mumbai 24 hours: Malls, multiplexes plan to open 24x7 today

24 Jan 2020

Mumbai 24 hours: Malls, multiplexes plan to open 24x7 today

Several malls and multiplexes in Mumbai have decided to stay open 24x7 starting Friday.

Income Tax sleuths raid BMC contractors, unearth irregularities

15 Nov 2019

Income Tax sleuths raid BMC contractors, unearth irregularities

At a time when Maharashtra is going through a political crisis, the Income Tax department raided contractors hired by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, a stronghold of Shiv Sena.

Aarey Colony: Many arrested after midnight drama; Section 144 imposed

05 Oct 2019

Aarey Colony: Many arrested after midnight drama; Section 144 imposed

Merely hours after the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed all four petitions challenging the felling of trees in the Aarey Colony in Goregaon East, Mumbai, authorities started cutting trees at the site.

Mumbai: 'Gas leak' reports spark panic, BMC sends fire engines

20 Sep 2019

Mumbai: 'Gas leak' reports spark panic, BMC sends fire engines

People living in various parts of Mumbai complained of a foul smell late on Thursday night, prompting the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to get to work.

Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

04 Sep 2019

Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

Residents of Mumbai woke up to a wet morning on Wednesday, with heavy downpour during the night throwing normal life out of the gear.

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

05 Aug 2019

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

03 Aug 2019

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai for a second consecutive week, throwing normal life out of gear.

Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported

26 Jul 2019

Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported

Heavy rainfall has once again brought life to a standstill in Mumbai where massive waterlogging and traffic snarls due to the downpour were reported from across the city.

Shiv Sena wants action against 'illegal' lingerie mannequins. But why?

19 Jun 2019

Shiv Sena wants action against 'illegal' lingerie mannequins. But why?

Turning a blind eye to several problems crippling Mumbai, Shiv Sena has directed its attention towards a peculiar issue- "illegal" mannequins which display women's lingerie.

BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

02 Apr 2019

BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

An assistant engineer of Mumbai's civic body was arrested yesterday in connection with last month's foot overbridge (FOB) collapse at CSMT station that had left six persons dead, police said.

Shiv Sena blames Mumbai's rising population for bridge collapse

16 Mar 2019

Shiv Sena blames Mumbai's rising population for bridge collapse

Days after a portion of a foot overbridge collapsed in Mumbai, Shiv Sena on Saturday blamed the increasing population in the Maharashtra capital for failing infrastructure.

BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge

16 Mar 2019

BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge

Civic body authorities yesterday brought down the remaining part of the foot-over-bridge (FOB), a major portion of which had collapsed Thursday evening, killing six persons and injuring over 30 others.

Mumbai bridge collapse: Scrap bullet train project, demands NCP

15 Mar 2019

Mumbai bridge collapse: Scrap bullet train project, demands NCP

After the deadly bridge collapse near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSMT) railway station, Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has asked the government to scrap the multi-billion dollar Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.

Fix responsibility for bridge-collapse by this evening: Fadnavis to BMC

15 Mar 2019

Fix responsibility for bridge-collapse by this evening: Fadnavis to BMC

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he had asked BMC chief Ajoy Mehta to fix "primary responsibility" for yesterday's foot-over-bridge collapse by this evening.

Two nurses on way to hospital die in Mumbai bridge-collapse

15 Mar 2019

Two nurses on way to hospital die in Mumbai bridge-collapse

Two nurses were among the six people who died after a portion of foot overbridge collapsed near Mumbai's Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus on Thursday evening. At least 33 people got injured in the fatal accident.

Mumbai: Relief to commuters as BEST workers call off strike

16 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Relief to commuters as BEST workers call off strike

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) workers' union today called off their nine-day-old strike by agreeing to the implementation of an interim pay-hike for about 15,000 employees.

Mumbai: LPG cylinder blasts, kills four-year-old girl, injures man

04 Jan 2019

Mumbai: LPG cylinder blasts, kills four-year-old girl, injures man

A four-year-old girl died and a man received injuries when a cooking gas cylinder exploded and led to a fire in a house in Kranti Nagar, Mumbai, yesterday evening, said a civic official.

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

19 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

The death toll in the Mumbai hospital fire rose to nine today with a 65-year-old woman succumbing to her injuries, a civic official said.

Mumbai: Massive fire in Bandra slum; no casualties so far

30 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Massive fire in Bandra slum; no casualties so far

A massive fire broke out at a slum in Mumbai's Bandra suburb today morning.

Mumbai: Garbage dumping ground in Mulund permanently shut

01 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Garbage dumping ground in Mulund permanently shut

The garbage dumping ground at Mumbai's Mulund was permanently closed from today after it got filled to its maximum capacity.

Only 4 legal rooftop restaurants in Mumbai, says BMC

23 Sep 2018

Only 4 legal rooftop restaurants in Mumbai, says BMC

Since the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) enacted a new, controversial, and stringent rooftop policy in November last year, the civic body says that 16 restaurants have sought permission to operate on rooftops, and only four have been cleared so far.

Soon, Mumbaikars can book parking slots using an app

13 Sep 2018

Soon, Mumbaikars can book parking slots using an app

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken a novel approach to solve parking issues.

Mumbai: Fire breaks in Kamala Mills compound, no casualties reported

07 Sep 2018

Mumbai: Fire breaks in Kamala Mills compound, no casualties reported

Months after a massive fire in Kamala Mills compound killed many, a fire broke out in the area on Friday, and visuals of the incident have surfaced on social media.

Man says Mumbai has 27,366 potholes; BMC calls 'publicity stunt'

31 Aug 2018

Man says Mumbai has 27,366 potholes; BMC calls 'publicity stunt'

A Mumbai resident has claimed to have collected 27,366 photos and videos of potholes as part of his campaign to highlight poor condition of roads in the metropolis.

Mumbai: 16 students fall sick consuming food in private school

16 Aug 2018

Mumbai: 16 students fall sick consuming food in private school

At least 16 students and a staff member of a private school in Mumbai were hospitalized today due to suspected food poisoning.