Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.