In a heart-wrenching incident at Thane Municipal Corporation's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital in Kalwa, five patients tragically lost their lives within a span of just one day. The tragic event was defaced by accusations of negligence in treatment, sparking a wave of chaos as grieving relatives voiced their anger.
In Ahmedabad, seven labourers were reported dead after a centring in the Navrangpora area collapsed. The incident happened on September 14 evening, following which the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation launched an investigation. The Municipal Corporation Mayor Kritikumar J Parmar said, "We will access if they broke the rules and regulations of the municipal corporation. He also assured strict action against those who constructed the building… read-more
Karnataka's Bengaluru witnessed heavy to very heavy rains, leading to water logged situation in several parts of the city. On September 6, a large area continued to witness issues, with streets waterlogged, houses and vehicles partially inundated. Using boats and tractors to cross the streets submerged in water by office goers and school children is being seen in the area. Furthermore, the municipal officials are working to normalise… read-more
Under the Navi Mumbai Municipal corporation, residents of Ulwe node have been suffering from water supply shortages since June 24. Notably, the supply was disturbed after damage to the pipeline, causing trouble, confirmed officials. The water supply issue which started three days ago is expected to continue for more 30-hours, as the engineers are working to resolve the issue soon. Notably, Dronagiri, Ulwe, Kharghar and adjoining villages are… read-more
The counting of the votes for the Guwahati Municipal Corporation Election has begun, on April 24. The election which witnessed a 52.80% voter turnout, took place on April 22. Reportedly, 57 out of 60 wards are being contested in. Congress party contested in 54 wards, BJP in 50 wards, AAP in 39 wards, Assam Jatiya Parishad in 25 wards and Ason Gana Parishad in seven wards.
The Maharashtra Government appointed new Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal. Notably, the term of BMC members came to an end by March 7, therefore, the Government elected Singh administer the financial functions in the civic area. A very new aspect to be seen, Mumbai got it's first administrator in four decades because of the delay for conducting elections in the past years.
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Nirmal Municipal Council's Vice Chairman Shaikh Sajjad allegedly raped a minor 15-year old girl last month, said police on February 27. The victim was taken to a Hyderabad hotel by the house owner where she lives on the pretext of a sari-function. At the hotel, Sajjad (TRS member) raped her. The incident came into light after victim approached the police, who registered a case under Section 376 of the IPC.
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As per reports, Tamil Nadu State Government has announced Tambaram as a municipal corporation. The announcement came after the approval of Governor RN Ravi on the matter. Furthermore, Tambaram Municipal Corporation has been formed by merging 10 adjacent urban local bodies. Also, an Ordinance was released by the state government to the media. Notably, Tambaram is the 20th Municipal Corporation in the state of Tamil Nadu.
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As reported by NDMC Commissioner Sanjay Goel, the municipal corporation is planning to build a 50-ton-per-day plastic waste processing facility in Tikri Kalan in compliance with Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 and Central Pollution Control Board. They are also appointing Trash Management Agencies to segregate, collect, and transport plastic waste for recycling and processing. According to Goel, North DMC generates and collects about 4500… read-more
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The Odisha government is likely to conduct direct elections for the post of Mayor of Municipal Corporations and Chairperson of Municipalities as it issued a referendum to the public, on August 13. The move to amend the existing rules of 1994 will help the government to decide on the reservation for SC, ST, and OBC candidates in ULB polls. Also, the statute will be called, Odisha Municipal Amendment Rules, 2021.