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BJP distributing cash, gifts in Bhayandar East, Mira Road, allege rivals

Political temperatures have started rising ahead of the upcoming Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) election on August 20. Tension prevailed in the Narmada Nagar area of Bhayandar (east) on Monday night over the allegations of distribution of cash by BJP candidates from ward number 5. Rival candidates from at least 4 different wards have complained that BJP candidates in the ...

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Bar owners may soon rule Mira Bhayandar, as BJP MLA Narendra Mehta hands out tickets to hoteliers

The Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC)  may soon be ruled and governed by bar and dance bar owners. Yes you heard it right. Over 7-8 hoteliers who are also owners of dance bars and liquor vends in Mira Road, Bhayandar and Uttan – many of them either partly illegal and some of them completely illegal, have been handed out tickets by ...

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Scrap toll on local 4-Wheelers at Dahisar Toll Naka from Mira Bhayandar demands Mira Bhayandar Citizens Action Forum (MBCAF) 


With the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) election just about ten days away, the Mira Bhayandar Citizens Action Forum (MBCAF) has demanded scrapping the toll tax at the Dahisar Check/Toll Naka. “We have over 10,000 members and our members will support those candidates or political parties who are for scrapping the toll for owners of four wheelers residing in the Mira-Bhayandar ...

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MBMC Poll Gossip: Ward No 5, BJP Candidate Meghna D Rawal’s Rs 3 crore BJP ticket?


BY MIRA BHAYANDARWALLA: We were on our visit to several candidates today in the Mira-Bhayandar area where campaigning for the MBMC elections is in full swing. During election time, all skeletons come rumbling out of the closets. Today, several candidates told us how the BJP candidate from Ward No 5, Meghna D Rawal paid Rs 3 crore to get a ...

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NCP candidate Larsen D’almeida (Ward No 12) alleges Muzaffar Hussain and Mira Bhayandar Congress unit cheated him

Larsen D'almeida NCP candidate MBMC elections

In a vitriolic attack on the Mira Bhayandar  Congress unit, led by Muzaffar Hussan, former Congressman  and now NCP candidate from Ward No 12 Larsen D’almeida has alleged that the Congress of the Mira Bhayandar unit has cheated him. In a printed message to his voters, D’almeida says and we republish it as below: “In the upcoming election I am ...

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Ro-ros to row cars across sea along Mumbai’s west coast by 2019

In the next two years, a ferry service across the sea will make travelling along Mumbai’s west coast a lot quicker. The Ro-Ro (roll-on roll-off ) water transport service at four spots — Marve to Manori, Borivli to Gorai, Bhayander to Vasai and Virar to Palghar — that will let you ferry your cars over the sea is expected to ...

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Mira Bhayander civic polls: Congress puts candidates to Marathi test

To assess the knowledge of Marathi language among civic poll aspirants, the Mira Bhayander unit of the Congress conducted a written test before giving tickets to candidates wanting to contest elections. It is for the first time that the Congress unit has conducted a written exam for civic polls. Party leaders said interested candidates were told one month in advance ...

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Visiting card helps cops crack Mira Road murder

Mumbai: Not often does a small clue like a visiting card, lead to a blind murder case being solved, but for the Local Crime Branch (LCB) of Thane (rural) police, a tattered visiting card proved to be a useful tool in nabbing the alleged killers of a man whose decomposed body was found in Mira Road on July 30. The visiting ...

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As BJP and Sena contest MBMC polls separately, Gilbert Mendonca will be the kingmaker


Ruling partners Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena in the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation are all geared up for a face-off during the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) elections on 20th August. Currently, the BJP rules the MBMC with the help of Sena. After contesting the last civic polls together in 2012, the BJP and Sena won the polls. ...

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MBMC polls: Shiv Sena goes out of its way to woo Gujarati voters in Mira Bhayandar


Elections for Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation are scheduled for August 20, and the campaign is in full swing. On Saturday, at one of the campaign rally in ward 20 and 21, Shiv Sena’s Thane corporator Purvesh Sarnaik, delivered his whole speech in Gujarati. Since 70 per cent of the voting population is non-Marathi, Gujarati’s hold the key to seats to ...

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