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Three years in a row, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences cases in city on a rise

Three years in a row, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences cases in city on a rise

Mumbai: The number of cases registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has increased from 891 in 2015-1...Read More

Rape and molestation cases reported in Mumbai hit an all-time high: Report

Rape and molestation cases reported in Mumbai hit an all-time high: Report

Mumbai is considered to be one of the safest cities in India. But, a report shows that the number of rape and molestation cases reported ...Read More

Mumbai: Enrollment in civic schools falls by 24 percent, says report

Mumbai: Enrollment in civic schools falls by 24 percent, says report

Mumbai: The number of student enrolments in Mumbai’s civic schools has fallen by 24 per cent – from 4,04,251 in 2013-14 to 3,11,663 in 20...Read More

Mumbai: NGO raises questions over drop in malnourished BMC schools kids

Mumbai: NGO raises questions over drop in malnourished BMC schools kids

Mumbai: An Right To Information (RTI) query by the non-governmental organisation, Praja Foundation, on the health status of children in a...Read More

72 percent rape victims of 2016 in Mumbai are minors: Report

72 percent rape victims of 2016 in Mumbai are minors: Report

Mumbai: Seventy-two per cent of all rape cases registered in the city in 2016 had minors as victims, according to data from the annual re...Read More

BMC schools provide facilities, but not quality education: Praja Foundation survey

BMC schools provide facilities, but not quality education: Praja Foundation survey

Mumbai: In an effort to decrease dropout rate and increase enrolment in civic-run schools, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) h...Read More

Mumbai: BMC ‘blacklists’ Praja Foundation over ‘misleading’ health report

Mumbai: BMC ‘blacklists’ Praja Foundation over ‘misleading’ health report

Mumbai: The long-standing fight between Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Praja Foundation over a health report reached a crit...Read More

Mumbai MLAs’ poor report card: Lesser questions asked, dip in attendance

Mumbai MLAs’ poor report card: Lesser questions asked, dip in attendance

Mumbai: Out of 36 legislators of Mumbai, 32 have asked lesser questions in comparison to the previous year in the six-year term. This has...Read More

Mumbai: BMC refutes NGO report, which claims 18 die of TB every day

Mumbai: BMC refutes NGO report, which claims 18 die of TB every day

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has strongly refuted report of non-profit Praja Foundation’s assessment–made from th...Read More

Praja Foundation gets BMC notice for ‘misinterpreting’ facts

Praja Foundation gets BMC notice for ‘misinterpreting’ facts

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a notice to NGO Praja Foundation for “misinterpreting” facts in its lates...Read More

Mumbai: BMC notice to Praja for misleading data

Mumbai: BMC notice to Praja for misleading data

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has served a notice to Praja Foundation, which had on Wednesday, in a press conferen...Read More

Mumbai: BMC should govern, not rule, says Praja Foundation

Mumbai: BMC should govern, not rule, says Praja Foundation

Mumbai : The major problem for all the civic problems in our city is that the administration in our city follows the policy ‘to rule and ...Read More

BMC has very little to show on public health: Praja Foundation

BMC has very little to show on public health: Praja Foundation

4 members of BMC’s public health committee have never asked a question in 2015-16. Also, 4 MLAs have not asked a single question on healt...Read More

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Corporators, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation out of sync with city woes!

Mumbai :  There is a “total disconnect” between the people’s representatives, municipal administration and the citizens over Mumbai’s civ...Read More

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“Report on Working of Ward Committees in the City of Mumbai and Civic Problems Registered by Citizens” 2016

Mumbai, 19th April, 2016: Every year, Praja Foundation releases a report on the working of Ward Committees and Civic Problems in Mumbai. ...Read More

Sharp drop in number of students admitted to civic schools

Sharp drop in number of students admitted to civic schools

Mumbai : Due to under-graded education, teachers and poor facilities provided in BMC schools, the number of enrollments has been decreasi...Read More

‘Sex education for youth can dispel several myths’

‘Sex education for youth can dispel several myths’

Crimes like rape and molestation have witnessed almost a three-fold increase in Mumbai since 2010-11 raising questions over safety of wom...Read More

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Rise in rape, molestation cases in Mumbai, claims survey

Mumbai: Crimes like rape and molestation have witnessed almost a three-fold increase in the metropolis since 2010-11 raising questions ov...Read More

Chembur, Sion & Mahim are most unsafe for women

Chembur, Sion & Mahim are most unsafe for women

Praja Foundation study on crimes committed in city from 2010 to 2015

‘Rape cases reported in city went up by 478 in five years’

‘Rape cases reported in city went up by 478 in five years’

More cases being reported due to growing awareness of women’s rights and increased police sensitisation

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