BJP seeks ED probe into Shiv Sena's 'horse-trading' of MNS corporators

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:00

Mumbai, Oct 16, A day after the MNS President hurled allegations of "horse-trading" of his party corporators against his cousin and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, the BJP on Monday demanded an Enforcement Directorate probe into the matter.


In Mumbai, TB deaths spark data dispute between BMC, NGO

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:40

Mumbai: India's richest municipal corporation has denied nonprofit Praja Foundation's assessment -- made from the corporation's own data -- that 18 people die of tuberculosis every day, even as Praja Foundation claims the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has no way of knowing if the assessment is wrong because it cannot access its own death-related data ever since it moved to a new software.


BJP abruptly withdraws from Mumbai Mayor race

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 19:22

Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) In a major climb down, the BJP has withdrawn from the race for post of Mayor of BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced here on Saturday.


No support to Shiv Sena for Mayor in BMC, says Congress

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 21:56

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Congress on Monday said it will not extend support to the Shiv Sena for the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation mayoral election, explaining "it is more important for the party to fight communal forces".


Shiv Sena approaches Congress for pact, party says 'not interested'

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 22:10

Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) A day after a hung House was thrown up following the BMC polls here, the Shiv Sena, which bagged (84+3) of the 227 seats, on Friday approached the Congress party for a post-poll alliance, but the latter evinced no interest.


Shiv Sena-BJP vie for Mumbai Mayor post

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 20:34

Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) A day after a hung house was thrown up in the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation elections, the two biggest parties - Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party - struggled to cobble up sufficient numbers to grab the critical post of Mayor on Friday.


Shiv Sena notches early leads in BMC polls

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:38

Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) The Shiv Sena notched early leads in 30 wards while the BJP was leading in 20 wards as counting of votes cast in the elections to the 227-seat BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation, the country's biggest civic body, got underway, officials said here on Friday.