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Arita Sarkar


Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation: Cash-rich body battles charges of red tape, corruption
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

The 2017 election is critical, particularly with the BMC’s revenues in a state of flux.

Protesting Pothole-riddled Roads: Congress candidate campaigns barefoot
Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Pragati Rane said she suffered injuries from stepping on broken glass and rough stones

Civic polls: 9 per cent candidates figure in serious criminal cases
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Records analysed by NGO shows 30 per cent candidates have assets worth more than Rs 1 crore

BMC elections: Here’s why 9 residential colonies in Mumbai are going to vote NOTA
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Say deemed conveyance for housing societies sold to builders without consent, ‘no one helped us’.

BMC elections 2017: Lights, camera, action- Film stars, celebrities hit the road
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Stressing on connecting with the Marathi manoos, both Shiv Sena and MNS have roped in celebrities from the Marathi film industry who are supporters of their parties.

BMC elections 2017: In Kamathipura, Congress MLA Amin Patel goes door to door for partyman
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Striking up conversation with each one, Amin Patel greeted residents and spoke to them in their native tongue.

Coming soon to homes across Maharashtra, CM Devendra Fadnavis in 3D
Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Later this year, the party will launch another version of the 3D hologram, called ‘augmented immersive reality’, which will have interactive features too.

BMC polls 2017: For newbie MIM candidate in Colaba slum, flurry of tough questions
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Of the 43,000 voters in Ward 227, Geeta Nagar alone accounts for 4,500, including 10 per cent Dalits and 20 per cent Muslims.

BMC polls 2017: Visually challenged, this MNS aspirant wants to make city’s pavements disabled-friendly
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Visually challenged since birth, Vinod Argile is a first-time contestant and pitted against sitting corporator Javed Juneja from the Congress

BMC polls 2017: Corporator versus corporator could lead to a photo finish in these BMC wards
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Phanse currently represents Ward 56 (Versova), now reserved for ST (women) candidates, while Dighe is the sitting corporator of Ward 55 (Swami Samantha Nagar).

BMC polls 2017: Inside the BJP war room
Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Having retained some features of BJP’s Lok Sabha campaign and throwing in a few innovative new ideas, young professionals in the party’s war room are putting in long hours every day to ensure a repeat of the 2014 results

In Mumbai Ward 179, sitting Shiv Sena corporator assured of votes, but urged to come back after polls this time
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Shiv Sena’s sitting corporator and leader of the House Trushna Vishwasrao was welcomed by many housewives with the traditional greeting of exchanging haldi-kumkum when she visited her ward Wednesday.