The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) initiated a mega demolition drive and had razed illegal, unauthorised structures of at least 100 restaurants and pubs across the city till afternoon, an official said.
A fire that started at a rooftop pub hosting a birthday party spread rapidly through the building, killing 14 people, most of them women, shortly after midnight in a posh Mumbai locality.
Mumbai joins the league with London, Hong Kong, Bangkok to have rooftop restaurants and bars.
The notice alleged that Big B has carried out illegal constructions at his new bungalow in Goregaon east.
RTO has issued a notice to the BMC asking it to remove the red beacon installed atop the car used by mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar.
BJP narrowed its tally gap with Shiv Sena in the Mumbai civic body as its nominee today won the BMC bypoll from Bhandup.
BMC said the cycle track will be operational between the NCPA and Worli-end of the Bandra-Worli Sealink over the weekends.
A day after copious rains, the civic authorities have moved to clear roads which have become slushy and strewn with garbage, and are also gearing up to tackle rush of patients in municipal hospitals.
Sandeep Patel, corporator from the P South Ward, had filed a notice demanding that all schools be directed to make it mandatory for students to sing Vande Mataram at least twice a week.
The BEST workers' union had decided to go ahead with the bus strike from midnight to press for their demands, including timely payment of salaries.
The has denied nonprofit Praja Foundation's assessment -- made from the corporation's own data -- that 18 people die of tuberculosis every day, saying the data has been put together "unscientifically"