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    Maharashtra Right to Services Act now applicable for MMRDA too

    Mumbai: All major Government Departments were brought under the Revolutionary Maharashtra Right to Public Services Act 2015 a few years back, but the MMRDA, which is incidentally headed by the CM was kept out of the purview of the Act. After an complaint cum suggestion of RTI Activist Anil Galgali the Act has now been implemented in the MMRDA as well.

  • Mumbai: Two arrested for duping car sellers on web portal

    Mumbai: The Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) police have seized eight luxury cars, including a BMW, and arrested two fraudsters who duped many by impersonating as buyers and sellers on online shopping portal OLX. One of the seized cars, BMW, bears a sticker of ‘Home Ministry’ on its wind shield, the police said.

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    Mumbai: CM Devendra Fadnavis vows to complete all Metro works in 3 years

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday assured to complete the construction of all the proposed metro corridors in the next three years and thereby help enable commuters to travel anywhere in the city within a span of one hour. This statement was made by Fadnavis at the function conducted by Mumbai MetropolitanRegion Development Authority (MMRDA). On Monday, Fadnavis inaugurated Rail Over Bridge, flyover and elevated road at several places in the

  • Mumbai: Slumdwellers allege builder forged documents to accommodate illegal tenants

    Mumbai: A case of cheating by the builder in Slum Rehabilitation scheme in Andheri has been exposed by slumdwellers on Monday. Forum for Slumdwellers Welfare, an association of such residence alleged the builder forged documents of 79 people and sale them flats in saleable component in Andheri’s S V road area. The builder prepared fake documents of these tenants including ration card and electric bill. The deputy collector (encroachment removal) of Maharashtra

  • Student intake doubles in Mumbai Public Schools, 300 new teachers appointed

    Mumbai: Around 301 teachers have been appointed for Mumbai Public School (MPS) as the intake of students in these schools has doubled. MPS faced a lack of teachers but the BMC has now focussed on increasing recruitment by hiring good quality teachers.

  • Bombay High Court allows engineering student, charged with cheating and forgery, to sit for exams

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently came to the rescue of an engineering student, accused of cheating and forgery by manipulating the answer sheets of the recruitment of armed police personnel in the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF). The HC has allowed him to appear in his semester exams and till then has restrained the police from arresting him.

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    JJ Hospital assault case: Strike enters third day; Sion and KEM Hospital doctors extend support

    Mumbai: The strike called by the resident doctors of state-run JJ Hospital entered its third day on Monday after two of their colleagues were assaulted following death of a patient. Monday saw several doctors from the civic-run Sion and KEM Hospital extended their support to  their JJ colleagues. While the resident doctors at Sion Hospital went on a token one-day strike on Monday to show solidarity, doctors at KEM

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    Maharashtra MLC polls: 100 per cent voting recorded in six constituencies, cross-voting may lead to upset in results

    Mumbai: Almost 100 per cent voting was recorded in all six local authority constituencies for the elections to elect Members of Legislative Council on Monday. According to political party insiders, cross-voting by Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) councillors in Osmanabad-Latur-Beed constituency could throw upset results.

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    Maharashtra: Hill stations no longer cooler refuge for summer heat

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars flock to nearby hill stations to escape the summer heat, but unfortunately this year even the hillocks are no longer a cooler refuge. Temperatures at hill stations like Lonavala, Khandala, Mahabaleshwar and Matheran make for dismal reading.