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Amrita Nayak Dutta

  • BMC's rooftop restaurant proposal put in cold storage

    It seems that the policy on rooftop restaurants in the city has been caught in a political crossfire between BJP and Shiv Sena.

    Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 6:30am
  • BMC told to re-frame land acquisition proposals

    The Maharashtra government has recently given back 54 land acquisition proposals to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), asking civic officials to frame the proposals as per the Centre's ordinance to amend the Land Acquisition Act.

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 5:45am
  • Multi-armed flyover planned at JVPD junction to unclog suburb bottlenecks

    A multi-armed flyover that the BMC plans to construct at JVPD junction in the western suburbs is expected to bring much relief from nasty traffic snarls by deviating much of the vehicular flow. According to civic officials, one of its arms is likely to be connected to the upcoming coastal road of...

    Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 5:35am
  • Meat shops in Mumbai to lose licence if they don't dispose waste properly

    In order to control the increasing number of bird hit cases, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's markets department will inspect meat shops in the vicinity of the international airport in Santacruz, to ensure they are dumping their garbage properly in closed bins.

    Monday, 23 February 2015 - 5:32am
  • BMC forms committee to decide on midday meal options

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will be forming a five-member committee which will decide on food options for midday meals provided to civic school students. The committee will comprise two representatives from the administration, two from the BMC education committee, and a nutritionist. The...

    Sunday, 22 February 2015 - 6:25am
  • Meat shops to lose licence if they don't dispose waste properly

    In order to control the increasing number of bird hit cases, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's markets department will inspect meat shops in the vicinity of the international airport in Santacruz, to ensure they are dumping their garbage properly in closed bins.

    Sunday, 22 February 2015 - 5:25am
  • Repair fund in development plan to seal cracks in private heritage buildings?

    The frail private heritage buildings in the city could soon find strength in some money.

    Saturday, 21 February 2015 - 5:40am
  • Increasing per capita open space a calculated move, civic officials say

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has drawn activists' ire for setting up an ‘unreal’ goal of providing 2.25 square metres of open space per person in the new development plan of the city. However, civic authorities say that the decision to arrive at the figure was a calculated...

    Friday, 20 February 2015 - 6:00am
  • Road contractor's men threatened us when we asked for BMC permit: Bandra residents

    Residents of a Bandra (West) locality were allegedly threatened and intimidated on Saturday night by the staff of a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation-appointed road contractor while carrying out road resurfacing work in the area. A non-cognisable offence was registered the next day at Khar police...

    Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 5:55am
  • Maharashtra government bars BMC from leasing dump yards at concession

    State v/s Corporation: Probe panel report cites anomalies in awarding of tenders for waste processing at dumping grounds; BMC says decision will set Mumbai back by five years

    Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 5:20am