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    Mumbai Plastic Waste Drive: BMC collects 120 tonnes of plastic across the city

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has collected 120 tonnes of plastic across the city since April. The move was following the state government’s decision to ban non-recyclable and single-use plastic, which will be enforced from June 23 across the state.  Thus far, it has collected 120 tonnes of plastic waste across the city’s 24 administrative wards. The civic body had placed plastic collection bins at 25 locations and had also launched

  • Opposition should unite for ‘Modi-mukt Bharat’: Raj Thackeray

    Mumbai: Launching a scathing attack on the BJP-led NDA government, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday called for opposition unity and a “Modi-mukt Bharat” by 2019. Addressing party workers at a rally at Shivaji Park in central Mumbai, Thackeray said, “The country is fed up with the false promises made by Narendra Modi and his government.”

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    Mumbai: Woman tries to self-immolate at Republic Day parade at Shivaji Park

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Friday detained a woman along with her two sons while trying to enter Republic Day parade venue at Shivaji Park. She was reportedly aggrieved over husband’s custodial death and was planning to immolate herself. More details are awaited.

  • Mumbai: 70 metric tonnes of waste collected in clean-up drive at Chaityabhoomi

    Mumbai: As the followers return home after paying tribute to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his death anniversary at Shivaji Park Dadar, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) the next day itself took the clean-up drive and collected around 70 metric tonnes of garbage from the place. According to the information given by the Dadar (G north), civic ward officials, 1,500 clean up workers deployed to undertake the initiative.

  • Mumbai: Cyclone Ockhi dampens the spirit of those paying homage at Chaityabhoomi

    Mumbai: Devotees have begun coming to Chaityabhoomi at Shivaji Park, a day before Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s death anniversary on December 6 and much to their dismay their hopes were dashed. Firstly, they have no place to sleep and moreover, the pandal erected for the book exhibition and stalls have all got washed away in the Mumbai rains. Meanwhile,  a pandal fell at Shivaji Park and three people were injured.

  • Mumbai: CM Devendra Fadnavis dedicates proposed site for Balasaheb Thackeray memorial

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday dedicated a proposed site for a national memorial for Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray to mark his fifth death anniversary. The site would come up at the existing Mumbai Mayor’s Bungalow at Shivaji Park near the Dadar Chowpatty, on the banks of the Arabian Sea.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena gets nod for rally in silence zone

    Mumbai: The BMC has replied positively to the letter given by the working secretary of Sena Bhavan of Dadar to grant permission to conduct the annual programme of Shiv Sena party ‘the Dussera Rally’ at Shivaji Park, one of the silent zone of the city.

  • Mumbai: Ola driver arrested for alleged molestation

    Mumbai: A 31-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh, who had come to Mumbai for an interview, was allegedly molested by an Ola cab driver in Shivaji Park area here, police said on Wednesday.

  • Contempt notice against Bengal Club for violation of election rules

    Mumbai : A contempt notice has been issued at the Mumbai City Civil court against Bengal Club and its office bearers for violating the norms of elections and not following the standard operating procedure of conducting elections every year. The notice has been issued for not complying with the order passed by the court.

  • It gets real for Sachin

    Thousands of cricket fans in the country have been awaiting their favourite cricketer journey on the big screen. So to give his fans the authentic feel,  Sachin: A Billion dreams documentary was shot on real location.

  • Mumbai: Software engineer alleges threat by BJP leader

    Mumbai: Shivaji Park police are inquiring into allegations levelled against a software professional for allegedly abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday night. A BJP leader alleged that Dinesh Chanchalani, a software engineer, and his friends had insulted the Prime Minister at Shivaji Park playground.

  • BMC chief ends race for three selfie points

    Mumbai : Recognising the risk of allotting a selfie point to any one political party, Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta on Saturday slapped a stay on the decision taken by  Assistant Municipal Commissioner (AMC) Ramakant Biradar who had granted permission to construct three separate selfie points at Shivaji Park. The decision was taken during the monthly group meeting held at the BMC headquarters on Saturday.