Pratip Acharya

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Pratip Acharya has been a reporter with The Free Press Journal since March 2019. He has reported stories from the ground for the paper’s coverage of the 2019 Maharashtra Assembly and Lok Sabha elections. He currently reports on civic affairs and road transport in Mumbai. He began his career as a reporter in Kolkata in August 2014, and worked in the city till July 2016.

Stories By Pratip Acharya

COVID-19 in Mumbai: BKC jumbo centre into be fully air-conditioned soon

COVID-19 in Mumbai: BKC jumbo centre into be fully air-conditioned soon

It needed more effort than just any routine job: Dr Rajesh Dere, in charge of BKC Jumbo COVID centre

COVID-19 in Mumbai: BMC's contract with oxygen suppliers lapsed in April

COVID-19 in Mumbai: BMC's contract with oxygen suppliers lapsed in April

COVID-19 vaccine woes, adequate oxygen supply, and ABSL AMC IPO: Three things investors should know on April 20, 2021

Mumbai: BMC Oppn moves motion to change name of SoBo street

Mumbai: BMC Oppn moves motion to change name of SoBo street

Ravi Raja, senior Congress corporator and Leader of Opposition in the BMC has said that BMC's move to rename the road contradicts its own...Read More

BMC ward officials to track travel history of all new Covid patients

BMC ward officials to track travel history of all new Covid patients

While the BMC is yet to frame a centrally dedicated SOP on this issue, officials maintained that they have aggressively started tracking ...Read More

Mumbai: Oppn against BMC's Rs 12-cr tender to buy shoes for civic school students

Mumbai: Oppn against BMC's Rs 12-cr tender to buy shoes for civic school students

Ravi Raja, senior Congress corporator and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the BMC, has said that he will raise the issue in the next standi...Read More

Mumbai: Relief to Mumbaikars as no water cuts in city this year

Mumbai: Relief to Mumbaikars as no water cuts in city this year

Water storage capacity in all the seven lakes is at 31% as on April 13

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

Mumbai: BMC floats Rs 12 cr tender to procure canvas shoes and socks for students in civic schools

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has floated a tender to buy canvas shoes and black socks for children studying in the munici...Read More

Mumbai: 168 patients shifted as six BMC hospitals face shortage of oxygen

Mumbai: 168 patients shifted as six BMC hospitals face shortage of oxygen

Between Friday and Saturday 51 patients were shifted from Bhagwati Hospital, while 33 were shifted from Bhabha hospital

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Institutional quarantine likely for Kumbh returnees says, Mayor Kishori Pednekar

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Institutional quarantine likely for Kumbh returnees says, Mayor Kishori Pednekar

Senior BMC officials said that so far no decision has been taken on isolation of Kumbh returnees.

Mumbai: Kumbh returnees to stay at quarantine compulsorily, says mayor Kishori Pednekar

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Kumbh returnees to stay at quarantine compulsorily, says mayor Kishori Pednekar

In view of the alarming rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Saturday said that pilgrims...Read More

Mumbai: BMC appoints six coordinating officials to monitor oxygen supply in city

Mumbai: BMC appoints six coordinating officials to monitor oxygen supply in city

The decision to appoint the officials was taken during a review meeting called to check the status of oxygen supply in the city

COVID-19 in Mumbai: South Mumbai wears a desolate look

COVID-19 in Mumbai: South Mumbai wears a desolate look

Meanwhile, people continued to venture out in the suburbs

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

Mumbai: BMC standing committee say yes to online meetings

Mumbai: BMC’s standing committee meeting to be held virtually, HC disposes petition filed by BJP corporators challenging it

Mumbai: Bombay HC directs BMC standing committee to hold meetings virtually; Opposition leaders disagree

Mumbai: Bombay HC directs BMC standing committee to hold meetings virtually; Opposition leaders disagree

Mumbai: An hour after, Bombay High Court (HC) directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Standing committee to conduct its mee...Read More

Shuttered shops and empty streets: Mumbai stays indoors as 'janata curfew' begins amid rising COVID-19 cases

Shuttered shops and empty streets: Mumbai stays indoors as 'janata curfew' begins amid rising COVID-19 cases

On the first day of Janata Curfew - the financial capital of India switched to silent mode, the alleys and lanes in both city and suburbs...Read More

Oxygen cylinder status: BMC urged to hold review meet with FDA

Oxygen cylinder status: BMC urged to hold review meet with FDA

This comes two days after eleven deaths were reported at two private hospitals in Nalasopara in Palghar district

Mumbai: Ward officials, housing societies to crack a whip on ‘resident evils’

Mumbai: Ward officials, housing societies to crack a whip on ‘resident evils’

Societies to act against residents who flout Covid norms

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: Govt issues guidelines for Ramzan, appeals citizen to keep festive celebrations low-key

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: Govt issues guidelines for Ramzan, appeals citizen to keep festive celebrations low-key

Tahir Ahmed, the administrative officer of the Haji Ali Dargah Trust, said that in view of the ongoing pandemic, the entry and exit of de...Read More

Mumbai: Wary public goes in panic buying mode

Mumbai: Wary public goes in panic buying mode

BMC deploys marshals outside departmental stores and markets to control crowds and maintain social distancing

Ahead of decision of lockdown, Mumbaikars hit panic button, scramble to stock up on essentials

Ahead of decision of lockdown, Mumbaikars hit panic button, scramble to stock up on essentials

Mumbai: With the state government hinting at another lockdown to break the chain of virus transmission, Mumbaikars went into panic mode o...Read More

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