QMumbai: No HC Relief for Civic Body, MMRC, Activist & More
No HC Relief for Civic Body, MMRC, Activist. 
No HC Relief for Civic Body, MMRC, Activist. (Photo Source: Facebook)

QMumbai: No HC Relief for Civic Body, MMRC, Activist & More

1. No HC Relief for Civic Body, MMRC, Activist

Bombay high court on Wednesday did not provide any relief to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) or activist Zoru Bhathena regarding notices of motion filed by each one of them over the felling of trees in Aarey Colony for the Metro-3 car shed.

While the BMC sought permission for the functioning of a newly- constituted tree authority, the MMRCL sought permission to start felling 3,000 trees. Bhathena sought to point out the violation of court orders by MMRCL.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

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2. No New Engineers Named in BMC’s Latest Probe Report in Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) latest inquiry report into the Himalaya bridge collapse case does not name any new engineers. The move follows the recent protest by civic engineers over the arrest of former chief engineer SO Kori.

The report, prepared by the vigilance department probing the incident, was submitted to municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi on Tuesday.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

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3. Ensure Metro Work Doesn’t Damage Power Cables: MSEDCL to MMRDA

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) recently asked the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to ensure that power cables are not damaged owing to the ongoing Metro works during the monsoon.

The state discom has also asked its field officials to co-ordinate with the Metro authority to ensure all work related to shifting of power cables is undertaken before the monsoon.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) recently asked the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to ensure that power cables are not damaged owing to the ongoing Metro works during the monsoon.
The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) recently asked the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to ensure that power cables are not damaged owing to the ongoing Metro works during the monsoon.
(Photo: Sandeep Mahankal/IANS)

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4. Mahul Residents’ Rehabilitation: Supreme Court to Hear BMC Appeal Tomorrow

The Supreme Court is set to hear on Friday an appeal filed by the BMC against a Bombay High Court ruling that directed the civic body to pay rent to residents, who used to live along the Tansa pipeline, and have been rehabilitated in Mahul.

Preeti Purandare, deputy legal officer of BMC, said the appeal was filed last week. “In the appeal, the BMC has attached an old report of the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board that observed lower pollution levels in Mahul. It has hidden the latest NGT report and orders by the tribunal,” said Bilal Khan of NGO Ghar Bachao Ghar Banao.

(Source: Indian Express)

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5. Main Pipeline Obstructs Storm Water Drain Work in Hindmata

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) may have spent over Rs 50 crore to prevent one of the most chronic spots in the city from being waterlogged, but a smooth ride through Hindmata junction in Dadar may not be guaranteed during the monsoon.

The storm water drain department of the BMC, which is working on augmenting the drainage system, has discovered a 600 mm diameter main water pipeline that stands in its way.

(Source: Indian Express)

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