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Mumbai local trains, Kolkata, BMC, Bombay

Mumbai Bridge Collapse: How Maximum City is crumbling under the pressure of its own people

There are ways to fix the seemingly insurmountable problem. The bridge collapse at CST should be our last wake-up call now.

VARIETY

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Fire Safety, BMC, Mumbai Fire, Crystal tower

Another fire, same old story: Why Mumbai high-rises are tinderboxes

Mumbai has shot up vertically like Jack’s beanstalk, but this is no fairy tale. It’s a nightmare.

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BJP-Shiv Sena, BMC, Mumbai Rains, Potholes

Pothole politics between BJP and Sena: Whoever wins, Mumbai loses

Well, the topography of Mumbai has not changed overnight, nor have the rains suddenly decided to come down heavily.

POLITICS

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Monsoon, BMC, Potholes, Mumbai

Why Centre's 'Smart City' dreams for Mumbai continue to stare at gaping potholes

This year alone, potholes have claimed six lives.

VARIETY

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Shiv Sena, BMC, Monsoon, Mumbai Rains

Mumbai drowning: The buck stops with Shiv Sena. Why is it not in hot water yet?

The party has ruled the BMC for decades, and Mumbai’s infrastructure has grown steadily worse.

POLITICS

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Civic mess, Shiv Sena, BMC, Mumbai Rains

Mumbai rain mess is here to stay. But people are only paying for their choices

Voters in the Maximum City never punished those responsible for the 2005 mess.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Mumbai Floods, Mumbai, BMC

Should Mumbaikars stop paying BMC for their death?

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation undoubtedly needs better technology and planning.

VARIETY

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Press Freedom, BMC, Vakola, Priyanka Borpujari

Mumbai woman journalist's detention shows how cops are intolerant to media

Priyanka Borpujari's ordeal is proof journalists are unsafe in the world's largest democracy.

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BMC, Wet waste, Waste segregation, Deonar landfill

How BMC is killing Mumbai

The civic body has imposed heavy penalties on residents for not segregating waste, and dumped untreated waste itself at Deonar.

VARIETY

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Floods, Spirit of Mumbai, BMC, Mumbai Rains

People mocked 'spirit of Mumbai' but it came through this rains

Sometimes, the cynical blinkers we wear need to be taken off and kept aside.