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99.5 % Samples Found Infected With Omicron Sub-Variants In Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

99.5 % Samples Found Infected With Omicron Sub-Variants In Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

The civic body said 279 COVID-19 samples were examined in the 12th series batch at the Genome Sequencing Lab in BMC-run Kasturba Hospital. Out of the total, 202 samples were collected from Mumbai, while the remaining were from outside the city.

13 June 2022
Mumbai On Alert After 'Tremendous' Rise In Fresh Covid-19 Cases

Mumbai On Alert After 'Tremendous' Rise In Fresh Covid-19 Cases

BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal also asked the assistant civic commissioners to take daily reviews of the Covid-19 situation in their wards and intervene...

01 June 2022

Isolation Ward Set Up In Mumbai For Suspected Monkeypox Cases

The BMC has said all suspected monkeypox cases should be referred to Kasturba Hospital. There are no confirmed or suspected cases so far.

Bulldozers In Mumbai: The Capital Of Crushed Dreams

Bulldozers In Mumbai: The Capital Of Crushed Dreams

How Mumbai has become the city of demolitions and redevelopment projects that never take off

13 June 2022

Food Apartheid: Non-vegetarians Not Allowed!

Mumbai’s cosmopolitanism is slowly giving way to food apartheid, as residents militantly police consumption of meat in their housing societies. And the hate...

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07 April 2022
XE Variant: Why Is Centre Refuting BMC's Claims? All You Need To Know

XE Variant: Why Is Centre Refuting BMC's Claims? All You Need To Know

According to BMC's recent statement, the XE variant of Covid was detected in a 50-year-old woman in Mumbai. However, the Centre has refuted such claims.


25 March 2022
Lara Dutta Bhupathi's Mumbai Residence Sealed After She Tests Covid Positive

Lara Dutta Bhupathi's Mumbai Residence Sealed After She Tests Covid Positive

News about actress Lara Dutta Bhupathi testing positive surfaced on Friday (25th March). Following the news, BMC has sealed her Mumbai residence.


27 May 2022
Sex Workers Of Kamathipura: Nowhere To Go, Nowhere To Live

Sex Workers Of Kamathipura: Nowhere To Go, Nowhere To Live

Multiple factors including the law have made it impossible to collectivise the women in the locality


27 May 2022
Kamathipura Redevelopment But For Whom?

Kamathipura Redevelopment But For Whom?

An ambitious redevelopment plan is being readied for Kamathipura, whose lanes had seen a thriving sex trade. Forced out of the area, the sex workers will lose...


06 February 2022
Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar To Be Cremated At Mumbai's Shivaji Park

Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar To Be Cremated At Mumbai's Shivaji Park

Lata Mangeshkar Death: The legendary singer will be cremated at Mumbai's Shivaji park. National flag will fly at half mast on Sunday and Monday throughout...


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01 February 2022
Covid-19: BMC Eases Restrictions In Mumbai, Allows Reopening Of Beaches, Gardens

Covid-19: BMC Eases Restrictions In Mumbai, Allows Reopening Of Beaches, Gardens

As per the revised guidelines issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), all the amusement or theme parks, swimming pools, restaurants, theaters,...


28 January 2022
COVID-19 Third Wave: Situation Under Control, Maharashtra, BMC Tell Bombay HC

COVID-19 Third Wave: Situation Under Control, Maharashtra, BMC Tell Bombay HC

Chief Justice Datta noted that, as per experts, the Omicron variant was not as lethal as the Delta variant of the virus but was spreading quicker.


26 January 2022
Maharashtra Has Done Remarkable Work In Last Two Years: Governor

Maharashtra Has Done Remarkable Work In Last Two Years: Governor

He spoke about the Inspiring Regional Leadership award bagged by Maharashtra in Scotland a few months back and was given at the United Nations Climate Change...


19 January 2022
COVID-19 Situation Under Control In Mumbai, No Reason To Panic: BMC To HC

COVID-19 Situation Under Control In Mumbai, No Reason To Panic: BMC To HC

The counsel submitted a detailed note on behalf of the civic body with details of active cases, oxygen supply, stock of medicines, hospital beds available etc.


20 December 2021
Omicron Covid-19: Mumbai Civic Body Urges People To Avoid Christmas, New Year Gatherings

Omicron Covid-19: Mumbai Civic Body Urges People To Avoid Christmas, New Year Gatherings

Omicron Covid-19 scare has made Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to appeal people in Mumbai to avoid gatherings on Christmas and New Year. Maharashtra...


20 December 2021
Omicron scare: Mumbai civic chief appeals to people to avoid Christmas & New Year parties

Omicron scare: Mumbai civic chief appeals to people to avoid Christmas & New Year parties

Maharashtra has so far reported 54 cases of the Omicron variant. Out of these, 22 are from Mumbai, including cases found through screening at the international...


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01 December 2021
Negative RT-PCR Report Must For All Domestic Passengers Arriving At Mumbai Airport

Negative RT-PCR Report Must For All Domestic Passengers Arriving At Mumbai Airport

The civic body said passengers can be exempted from the RT-PCR report rule only in exceptional cases like family distress, and the testing may be allowed on...


19 October 2021
Maharashtra Allows Restaurants And Eateries To Operate Till Midnight

Maharashtra Allows Restaurants And Eateries To Operate Till Midnight

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray chaired a meeting with the state's COVID Task Force on Monday and directed officials to prepare guidelines for extending the...


23 July 2021
House Collapse In Mumbai's Govandi Kills Two, Eight People Are Injured

House Collapse In Mumbai's Govandi Kills Two, Eight People Are Injured

Ten people were injured in the incident while seven of them were rushed to the Ghatkopar-based Rajawadi Hospital. Three others were taken to the Lokmanya Tilak...


18 July 2021
BMC Suggests Boiling Of Potable Water As Flooding Disabled Water Purification Complex

BMC Suggests Boiling Of Potable Water As Flooding Disabled Water Purification Complex

While the pumping mechanism would be restored in a few hours, resumption of filtration process is more time consuming, the official said, adding that boiling...


29 May 2021
Students Heading To Universities Abroad Can Get Vaccines At Walk-In Centres In Mumbai

Students Heading To Universities Abroad Can Get Vaccines At Walk-In Centres In Mumbai

The students will need to carry admission confirmation letters and I-20 or DS-160 forms for foreign visas.


08 April 2021
Vaccination Drive In Mumbai To Halt Tomorrow Due To Vaccine Shortage

Vaccination Drive In Mumbai To Halt Tomorrow Due To Vaccine Shortage

Mumbai's Mayor said that due to the shortage of vaccines, it would be difficult for the authorities to administer the second dose of vaccines to those people...


01 April 2021
Mumbai Reports 88,710 Covid Cases In March, Sees 475% Rise As Compared To February

Mumbai Reports 88,710 Covid Cases In March, Sees 475% Rise As Compared To February

The daily COVID-19 case count in Mumbai witnessed a significant jump from mid-February, although there was no substantial rise in the number of deaths at that...


28 March 2021
Covid-19: Mumbai, Gujarat Record Highest Single-Day Spike Since Pandemic Outbreak

Covid-19: Mumbai, Gujarat Record Highest Single-Day Spike Since Pandemic Outbreak

Mumbai now has 53 containment zones while the number of buildings sealed following recovery of Covid-19 cases rose to 551.


25 March 2021
Covid-19: Rs 4 Crore Collected From Maskless People In Mumbai, 300 Fined In Delhi metro

Covid-19: Rs 4 Crore Collected From Maskless People In Mumbai, 300 Fined In Delhi metro

Mumbai reported its highest one-day rise in Covid-19 cases on Wednesday with 5,185 fresh cases coming to light, which took the caseload in the country's...


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