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Disabled friendly civic buses in Vasai-Virar

Nine disabled friendly buses have been purchased by the Vasai Virar Municipal Transport (VVMT) undertaking. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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Sena-BJP in talks for alliance for Vasai-Virar civic polls

With the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC) going to polls next month, the Shiv Sena (SS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are in talks for a possible alliance. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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5/14/2015: FRONT PAGE: Kalbadevi residents rush to get civic body nod for repairs

The recent Gokul Niwas mishap seems to have woken up residents of Kalbadevi and its surrounding areas to the grave dangers they live in. For the last three days, several residents as well as building owners, particularly those staying around the… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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5/13/2015: FRONT PAGE: Cop dozes off at wheel, crushes 3 women civic workers to death

New Delhi: Even as the buzz over the high-profile Salman Khan hitand- run case is yet to subside, three women sanitation workers were run over in the national capital on Tuesday morning by a car driven by a police officer, who was returning from night… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai […]

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BSE modifications: Bombay High Court seeks civic body report

BSE modifications: Bombay High Court seeks civic body report MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has asked the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to file a reply detailing what action has been taken on the unauthorised structures in the Bombay Stock Exchange's iconic 29-storey PJ Tower in south … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Monitoring of poor roads: Bombay High Court seeks info from civic bodies

Monitoring of poor roads: Bombay High Court seeks info from civic bodies The Bombay High Court today sought to know from municipal corporations and councils across Maharashtra if they have adopted any mechanism to monitor condition of roads and address the issue of potholes. A division bench headed by Justice A S Oka … Full News […]

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Ahead of Navi Mumbai civic polls, police uncover two cases of illegal arms trade

Ahead of Navi Mumbai civic polls, police uncover two cases of illegal arms trade The Anti Extortion Cell of the crime branch on Sunday arrested Dineshsingh Parihar (46) who allegedly planned to sell firearms to a Vinayak Anthony (55) in Navi Mumbai. Three country-made revolvers and two live rounds were seized from their custody … […]

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Ramdas Athawale says party supports Sena-BJP in Aurangabad civic polls

Taking partial credit for Sena candidate Trupti Sawant’s victory in the Bandra bypoll, Athawale said her vote count would have dropped by at least 15,000 had his party not supported the saffron outfit. Full News here – Mumbai News

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By-poll dress rehearsal raises Sena’s hopes for civic elections

The Shiv Sena, which combined a well-crafted strategy with organisational networking to win the Bandra (East) assembly by-election, plans to replicate the strategy in the forthcoming Aurangabad and Navi Mumbai municipal corporation elections, sources said. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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Activist bats for noise mapping across Mumbai, writes to civic chief

Concerned over rising decibel levels in the city, an anti-noise pollution activist has written the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, requesting for a comprehensive mapping system that can provide a more informed insight with respect to the noise levels within the city. Full News here – Mumbai News

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4/7/2015: FRONT PAGE: Did the civic body forget fire temples while preparing development plan?

Mumbai: If the new draft development plan (DP) 2034 has its way, the already shrinking Parsi community of Mumbai has much to worry. Several Parsi agiaries (fire temples) have not been marked in the city’s development blueprint, which provides for the… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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Civic school sweeper held for sexual abusing 11-year-old girl

A 28-year-old sweeper working in a municipal school at Null Bazaar has been arrested by the JJ Marg police on charges of sexually abusing an 11-year old-student. The girl informed the police that the sweeper, identified as Pankaj Koli, had been abusing her for the past two months. Full News here – Mumbai News

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3/22/2015: FRONT PAGE: Civic body racks its brains over formula to tax slums

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation ( BMC), working to implement a new property tax regime, plans to bring all properties including slums under the tax bracket. But though it plans to collect tax from June, 2015, the corporation has still not come… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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Bombay High Court rejects ex-employee's plea against civic body

Bombay High Court rejects ex-employee's plea against civic body In a first of its kind case, the Bombay high court recently refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by a former employee of the Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation. Prakash Kukreja, the former employee, sought directions against its … Full News here – Read more […]

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2/3/2015: FRONT PAGE: New surcharge to replace LBT in state 15,000 cr debt stares at civic body

Mumbai: Maharashtra is likely to scrap the Local Body Tax (LBT). This levy is likely to be replaced with a surcharge on value-added tax (VAT) from the new financial year. Even this surcharge will be a stop-gap arrangement as the country is poised to… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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