Wednesday 26 Sep '12A posh 38-floor high rise with a rare 16-floor parking space at Altamount Road in South Mumbai is being opposed by resident associations and about 210 families living in the vicinity citing alleged irregularities.
Monday 27 Aug '12Even as the city’s development authority hopes to complete the already delayed Wadala-Jacob Circle Monorail corridor by the end of next year, it is yet to secure space to set up the supporting infrastructure, such as sub-stations, staircases and fire-fighting rooms.
Thursday 16 Aug '12The monsoon bug seems to be extra virulent this time around. Patients who have caught it have been laid low for 8-10 days on average, nearly double the time the viral diseases normally last.
Friday 27 Jul '12Even as the civic administration is gearing up to hand out new laptops equipped with hi-tech features to all its corporators, its repeated attempts to recover laptops from former corporators have come to nought.
Friday 20 Jul '12In the wake of the massive Mantralaya fire last month, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planned to tightensafety norms for all residential, commercial and highrise structures in the city.
Friday 22 Jun '12Even as the civic body’s market redevelopment policy is stuck in limbo, members of Khar Market Association have decided to risk their lives and continue their businesses in the dilapidated Khar Market building.
Wednesday 25 Apr '12In a move that could signal a drop in cluster redevelopment proposals, Municipal Commissioner Subodh Kumar has proposed that the minimum size of plot for cluster redevelopment projects be increased from one acre to five.
Friday 09 Mar '12Developers in the city will have to pay a fire protection fee along with scrutiny fees to get their building plans approved by the fire department, according to a proposal awaiting the nod of the municipal commissioner.
Friday 23 Dec '11After the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s ambitious pothole-tracking mobile application received poor response from the public, the civic body is now contemplating introducing the same facility on Facebook and for BlackBerry phones.