Vikas Nag

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Vikas Nag has worked as a journalist for eight years, and is currently a reporter with The Free Press Journal covering the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) undertaking. He reports on a gamut of issues affecting the city – from road improvements and repairs to waste management in the city.

Stories By Vikas Nag

Coronavirus rattles Igatpuri family who came to battle cancer

Coronavirus rattles Igatpuri family who came to battle cancer

But the man died and son was also admitted after testing positive for coronavirus and now she has only option to wait for her 18-yearold ...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: As cases rise, BMC faces a tough challenge with limited facilities for COVID-19 treatment

Coronavirus in Mumbai: As cases rise, BMC faces a tough challenge with limited facilities for COVID-19 treatment

Mumbai: N ward, comprising Ghatkopar West and East, Pant Nagar and parts of Vikhroli, has been seeing a steady rise in the number of coro...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Desperate to go home, migrant labourers allege private doctors overcharging them for medical certificate

Desperate to go home, migrant labourers allege private doctors overcharging them for medical certificate

Desperate to go home, migrant labourers are being exploited

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Man dies due to hospital’s negligence

The incident took place at MT Agarwal Hospital in Mulund and relatives of the deceased have alleged that the victim was not attended by t...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Five Tata hospital staff test positive, four patients under lens

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Five Tata hospital staff test positive, four patients under lens

Mumbai: Five staff, including nurses and other workers, of Tata Memorial Hospital in Parel, one of the oldest and largest cancer care and...Read More

Stricter measures to be 
taken for K (West) ward

Stricter measures to be taken for K (West) ward

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) K (West) ward has decided to impose strict lockdown in six containment zones to control th...Read More

Mumbai: In Worli, dispensary on wheels traces suspected coronavirus cases

Mumbai: In Worli, dispensary on wheels traces suspected coronavirus cases

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has begun mobile dispensary services in Worli, BDD Chawls, Lower Parel and Currey Ro...Read More

Area has new strategies in place to fight the virus

Area has new strategies in place to fight the virus

On Tuesday, 42 new cases and four deaths were reported from Dharavi, the highest in a single day, taking its tally to 330, including 18 d...Read More

Mumbai: 3 men booked for violating
lockdown in Chinchpokli

Mumbai: 3 men booked for violating lockdown in Chinchpokli

After which the people of the building inquired about who had called them and how did they enter the building, but the men failed to answ...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Civic hospital dean bats for homeopathic medicine

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Civic hospital dean bats for homeopathic medicine

Says 24 COVID-19 patients who were given Zincum Muriaticum, recovered before others

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Two dead bodies left unattended in isolation ward in RN Cooper hospital for 20 hours

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Two dead bodies left unattended in isolation ward in RN Cooper hospital for 20 hours

Corona patients as well as suspects are being treated at Cooper Hospital. “The body was kept for more than 20 hours as no staff was ready...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Social distancing and hygiene only ways to defeat virus, says BMC

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Social distancing and hygiene only ways to defeat virus, says BMC

Orange zones are slightly congested pockets. Area tagged as ‘green zone’ is marked safe and manageable, but still social distancing has t...Read More

2 Disaster Management Cell employees test

Coronavirus in Mumbai: 2 Disaster Management Cell employees test positive, isolated in the control room

While the entire BMC headquarter premises has not been sealed, the building where the disaster management cell is housed was sanitised an...Read More

Coronavirus update: Baby food products not available in Mumbai markets due to lockdown

Coronavirus update: Baby food products not available in Mumbai markets due to lockdown

Mumbai: Due to the imposition of the lockdown along with the shortage of essential goods and products, even baby food products are not av...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Four more persons were tested Covid positive in Mahim

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Four more persons were tested Covid positive in Mahim

Five were tested positive from New Policy Colony. A 45-year-old woman was also tested positive who never visited Mahim.

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Coronavirus in Mumbai: With 15 new cases, Dharavi tally is 101

The total number of cases as on Friday was 101,including 10 deaths. Of the 15 new patients, 12 were male and 3 were female.

Coronavirus in Mumbai: 26 new cases in Dharavi, death toll reaches 9 so far

Coronavirus in Mumbai: 26 new cases in Dharavi, death toll reaches 9 so far

The 26 new cases include 20 male and six female patients from Dr Baliga Nagar, Mukund Nagar, Social Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Sairaj Nag...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Fire officer's kin test positive, families on two floors of staff quarters building in Byculla quarantined

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Fire officer's kin test positive, families on two floors of staff quarters building in Byculla quarantined

The E-ward office of the BMC held a special camp at the staff quarters and inspected the officers, other employees, and their family memb...Read More

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Mumbai: Garbage piles up at sealed SRA building in Goregaon

To control the spread of CoVID-19, the civic body has been on a lookout for suspected cases and has been sealing buildings in which confi...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: With five new CoVID-19 positive cases in Dharavi; toll has reached 60

Coronavirus in Mumbai: With five new CoVID-19 positive cases in Dharavi; toll has reached 60

In addition, corona patients are being found in other areas, such as Baliga Nagar (5), Vaibhav Apartment (2), Madina Nagar (2), Muslim Na...Read More

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