One of the many projects of Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) is of building thousands of toilet blocks across Mumbai Metropolitan Region. However, the condition of the toilets in its own backyard seems to be very poor.

The Bombay High Court has cracked the whip on the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) in response to a writ petition filed by an NGO that bio-medical waste (BMW) was not being properly disposed off in the city.

In gross violation of a high court order of October 2005, mangroves allegedly have been systematically hacked near the newly-paved Link Road at IC Colony in Borivili (West).

Neeta Kolhatkar If the SEZ comes up I Raigadh, then the Pedder Road flyover must be built tooLast week was one of the biggest tests of democracy for our state. The Government of Maharashtra woke up a tad late to conduct a referendum on the development of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ).

Marine life hit in Banganga tank during pitrupaksh ceremonyLike every year, thousands of devotees gathered at the Banganga tank at Walkeshwar to perform rituals on the last day of the Pitrupaksh, the period during which Hindus pray for their ancestors. But despite the arrangements made BMC, dead fish were found floating in the reservoir.

While the rest of the country stubs it out, at least in public, from October 2, in Mumbai you can carry on smoking. That

The protest against the proposed Mahamumbai Special Economic Zone (MSEZ) promoted by Mukesh Ambani

The public hearing on the land acquisition in Raigad for the proposed special economic zone (SEZ) is likely to be held as scheduled on September 21.

Sumitra Deb Roy and Deepa Suryanarayan

Mumbai does not experience any load-shedding even as its less fortunate peripheral towns and cities face up to five hours a day.