Tuesday, 6 December, 2022

Topic: BMC

Planted by Bal Thackeray, felled by rain, saved by BMC: The tale of a ‘VIP’ gulmohar tree

Former Shiv Sena corporators reached the spot as soon as they heard about the tree fall. Newly sworn-in ministers of the rebel Eknath Shinde camp also took stock Thursday.

‘God of Mumbai heritage is in small details’ – BMC is bringing back city’s old street furniture

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s heritage cell is on a mission to restore Mumbai’s heritage street furniture – milestones to bandstands.

Why Uddhav ally Congress is backing Shinde on cancelling MVA govt’s BMC delimitation

As BMC polls loom, Maharashtra govt announces that Mumbai will have 227 wards instead of 236, going back to old ward structure. Congress leader Milind Deora praises move.

Free yoga classes – how BMC plans to boost the immunity of Mumbaikars

The BMC is looking for instructors to conduct free yoga classes at 24 locations across Mumbai to help Mumbaikars boost their immunity.

As Mumbai’s Covid cases see 5-fold spurt in month, BMC intensifies testing-vaccination push

BMC warns of symptomatic cases increasing with onset of monsoon. Maharashtra Health Minister Tope says govt monitoring situation, but no need to panic as hospitalisation rate low.

BMC’s push for tactical urbanism: Mumbai gets new open space in form of Dadar viewing deck

Built at a cost of Rs 6.5 crore, the Dadar viewing deck can accommodate up to 250 people at any given time.

Sena also ‘settling scores through agencies’? How BMC notices to opponents bear party’s stamp

Since 2020, the BMC has sent notices of ‘unauthorised construction’ to at least five high-profile persons who have publicly attacked the MVA and its leaders.

RSS says Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park disrupting shakha, seeks alternative plot from BMC

In letter written last year, RSS says BMC allotted a 1,755-square-metre plot at Shivaji Park, near the area where Thackeray’s memorial now stands, to the organisation in 1967.

BJP brings up ’93 blasts before BMC poll, slams Shiv Sena for backing ‘Dawood aide’ Nawab Malik

On Wednesday, ED arrested NCP minister Nawab Malik on charges of laundering money for fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, sparking a political slugfest.

How Raj Thackeray and his MNS are planning to resurrect themselves in ‘do-or-die’ BMC polls

Fifteen years since it contested its first BMC election, Raj Thackeray's MNS has been reduced to having just one seat each in the Mumbai civic body and Maharashtra assembly.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.