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Mangrove cell to plant new trees in demolition areas

The mangrove body is mulling over planting various species of plants, which can be accommodated in these areas like Miswak plants.

12 Jan 2019 1:37 AM

BMC razes illegal structures of Andheri’s popular pubs

About 25 BMC officials and labourers participated in the demolition drive, whereas the police have deployed a team of 25 personnel at the spot.

21 Oct 2018 2:08 AM

BMC to increase demolition force

All 7 zones will have independent assistant commissioners.

16 Oct 2018 2:33 AM

Court raps BMC for not razing illegal structures

The HC rebuke resulted in the BMC withdrawing the notice of motion.

02 Jul 2018 12:55 AM

Mangrove cell clears 500 illegal structures

Among the 99 illegal structures in Malvani, mostly were shanties.

05 May 2018 1:42 AM


Mumbai: Toddler dies of suffocation after fire broke out at unauthorised structure

The personnel reached the spot and doused the fire within an hour of getting the call.

22 Jan 2018 8:10 PM

Forest department proposes wall to tackle intrusion

According to the forest department, total encroachment in the forest area of Thane is 16,159 hutments on a land area of 63.06 hectares (ha).

11 Jan 2018 4:53 AM

After Kamala Mills fire, BMC goes on massive demolition drive

Civic body smashes 300 illegal structures, seals 7 restaurants.

31 Dec 2017 12:50 AM

BMC plays catch up as illegal shanties come up at Kurla a week after civic drive

The land along the RCF railway line, a private line that runs from Kurla to Chembur, has seen around 100 new structures crop up in the past two years.

30 Oct 2017 1:27 AM

Construct Demolish Repeat

Illegal structures continue to crop up in city despite BMC’s demolition drives.

30 Oct 2017 1:15 AM


Maharashtra govt removes over 2000 'illegal' huts on mangrove land

The official said that now fencing will be done around the mangroves to avoid such rampant encroachment.

07 May 2017 3:53 PM

53 illegal structures in Versova CRZ to be razed

Owners of the 53 illegal structures have allegedly violated the Environment Protection Act by encroaching on mangrove land.

06 Mar 2017 1:27 AM