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  • Ours is Swarajya model of governance: AAP's Sundar Balkrishnan

    The Aam Aadmi party may not enjoy a strong network of activists and established voters' base in the city, but its candidate from Mumbai South-Central constituency, Sundar Balkrishnan, is confident that the Arvind Kejriwal-led out will emerge victorious, cashing in on the public anger against poor...

    Sunday, 20 April 2014 - 8:20am
  • Diesel price hike may hit civic services

    The Centre's decision to hike Rs10 per litre of diesel for bulk purchasers has put the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in a fix over operation of its fleet of vehicles. The decision has left the BMC, which requires 17,500 litres diesel on an average daily, look for alternatives to save tax...

    Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 7:45am
  • Lok Sabha Elections: 9 days to go for Mumbai polls, many yet to get voters' slip from Election Commission

    While there are only nine days left for the city to go to polls, many residents are yet to receive the voters' slip from the Election Commission of India (ECI). The ECI, in a first such move, has decided to distribute voters' slip to electors. Normally, such a practice is followed by candidates of...

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 8:20am
  • Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Jaywant Awale may be done in by the company he keeps

    Jaywant Awale was the Congress candidate from the reserved (SC) Latur Lok Sabha constituency in the 2009 polls. And though there were murmurs in the constituency against the imposition of an outsider—Awale hails from Kolhapur in western Maharashtra—the late union minister and former chief minister...

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 6:50am
  • Comprehensive parking policy once NDA comes to power

    Shiv Sena corporator from Mankhurd, Rahul Shewale, clearly enjoys the confidence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray. After heading BMC's all-powerful standing committee for four years in a row, Shewale is in the fray for Lok Sabha polls from the Mumbai South-Central seat. While the 39-year-old admits...

    Monday, 14 April 2014 - 9:09am
  • Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation panel puts blame on private developer

    Officials who dealt with files pertaining to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) Babu Genu market building in Dockyard Road may go scot-free because the civic body's technical committee inquiry into the incident has blamed a private developer-decorator alone for the incident. The building...

    Friday, 11 April 2014 - 7:30am
  • Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule in BMC's defaulters list for water charge

    Politicians, cine stars figure in BMC defaulters' list put up online

    Wednesday, 2 April 2014 - 7:55am
  • Desilting of Mithi, major drains to start this week

    As part of its monsoon preparedness, civic body plans to clear big and small nullahs of slush by May end

    Monday, 31 March 2014 - 8:55am
  • Six months on, no help for survivors of Dockyard building crash

    No report on the cause yet by panel of top BMC officials

    Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - 10:10am
  • TRS announces support for NCP in Maharashtra

    The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) has said the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led party will support the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra in return for the support it offered to the movement of separate statehood for Telangana. "NCP supremo Sharad Pawar has...

    Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - 8:20am

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