Tanvi Deshpande

Stories By Tanvi Deshpande

Gold recovers on low-level buying, global cues

Gold recovers on low-level buying, global cues

New Delhi: Snapping its four-day falling run, gold prices recovered by Rs 55 to trade at Rs 27,330 per ten grams at the bullion market on...Read More

Incessant road work adds to unceasing agony

Incessant road work adds to unceasing agony

Mumbai: People living in the city’s Western suburbs may already suffer due to their workplace being far away from their homes. Adding to ...Read More

A sordid tale of unkept promises

A sordid tale of unkept promises

Mumbai: If the city has pending road works for the past several years, the eastern suburbs are no better. The BMC has undertaken road wor...Read More

Obstacle course for Asia’s richest civic body

Obstacle course for Asia’s richest civic body

Mumbai: Despite sanctioning road works to the tune of Rs 1,400 crore since 2012, the civic body still can’t offer you a smooth ride to of...Read More

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‘Save Aarey’ reaches out even to netizens

Mumbai : A YouTube video of a cute, little girl in pink talking about a mundane incident that happened in her family could hardly match u...Read More

Life will be dear now, My Dear

Life will be dear now, My Dear

Mumbai :  Come April, your monthly bills are going to swell. The hike in service tax and education levy, which has been consolidated from...Read More

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Getting A Birth Or Death Record Made Easy Now

Bmc Okays A Centralized Record Maintenance Centre Which Will Maintain Such Entries For Speedy Issuance Of Certificates To Citizens

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More Hike In Property Tax, FSI If Octroi Abolished?

Mumbai  :The BMC, which is about to present its annual budget for the city on Wednesday, seems to be grappling for funds in the long run....Read More

SoBo spared, but suburbs to suffer

SoBo spared, but suburbs to suffer

Mumbai :  After the state government brought about an interim stay on the implementation of the resident parking permit system in ‘A’ war...Read More

Fighting Fire: City  Lacks Dousing Power

Fighting Fire: City Lacks Dousing Power

Only 33 Fire Stations, Instead Of 44 And 88 Pumping Units, Instead Of 127

MbPT Redevelopment Plan In Controversy

MbPT Redevelopment Plan In Controversy

Employees As Well As Slum-Dwellers Want Land To Be Used For Housing

Two Civic Depts – One Objective

Two Civic Depts – One Objective

For The Time, The BMC Is Undertaking Repairs Of Worn Out Water Pipelines Simultaneously With Road Works To Ease The Woes Of Mumbaikars

City Chokers  Go slow. Work in progress

City Chokers Go slow. Work in progress

Expect no respite from your bumpy ride till May 2015 as the BMC is repairing over 200 roads across the City simultaneously. After talking...Read More

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Activists question BMC’s mismanagement

Mumbai : While the BMC’s 2014 parting kick to the city was the repair of 224 roads at the same time, experts and activists are now raisin...Read More

Rise in property prices due to graft in BMC

Rise in property prices due to graft in BMC

ACB chief says once this menace  is tackled, prices will go down

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30-yrs on, MHADA yet to start construction of houses for Srinivas Mills workers

Mumbai : Decades after Mumbai’s iconic textile mills closed down, mill workers still await justice. Thirty years after it went defunct, M...Read More

Best out of waste : BMC mulls auction of rights to city solid waste from 2016

Best out of waste : BMC mulls auction of rights to city solid waste from 2016

Mumbai :  India’s richest civic body has now come up with a plan to make money out of trash. In a first, the BMC plans to generate revenu...Read More

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Where is civic activism over illegal hoardings?

Mumbai :  A day after Bombay High Court asked all the municipal corporations to publicise their toll free numbers for illegal hoardings, ...Read More

Fire Checks lax in city, no one cares

Fire Checks lax in city, no one cares

Mumbai :  The city’s fire inspection cell has inspected only 6,000 buildings for compliance of fire-fighting norms since 2012, of which o...Read More

Inauguration of 14-acre garden mired in ‘procedure’

Inauguration of 14-acre garden mired in ‘procedure’

Mumbai : You will have to wait for another month to avail of one of Mumbai’s largest public gardens simply because two civic departments ...Read More

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