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MCC’s Rs. 6.11 cr. surplus budget
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MCC’s Rs. 6.11 cr. surplus budget

April 28, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Chairperson of Standing Committee on Taxation, Finance and Appeals, M.S. Shobha created a history of sorts today by becoming the first person in the history of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to present the budget for the second time in a row. She tabled a Rs. 6.11 crore surplus budget at Nalwadi Krishnaraja Hall this…

Mayoral polls delayed?
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Mayoral polls delayed?

February 23, 2022

Tenure of Mayor Sunanda Palanetra and Dy. Mayor Anwar Baig ends tomorrow Mysore/Mysuru: With just a day left for the completion of the tenure of the incumbent City Mayor Sunanda Palanetra of the BJP, the Mayoral polls to elect the new Mayor and the Deputy Mayor may get delayed as the Government is yet to…

MCC eyes ‘B-Khata’ to bring more areas under tax net
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MCC eyes ‘B-Khata’ to bring more areas under tax net

December 20, 2021

Deputy Mayor Anwar Baig and team visit BBMP to learn about the initiative to collect tax from revenue property owners Mysore/Mysuru: The cash-strapped Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is looking to mop up its revenues and has plans to bring areas beyond the Corporation limits into its Property Tax net, considering the fact that the city…

Walkie-talkie distributed to 26 water inspectors
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Walkie-talkie distributed to 26 water inspectors

August 5, 2021

Each instrument is worth about Rs. 15,000 Mysore/Mysuru: In a bid to attend to water woes  and solve them speedily, In-charge Mayor Anwar Baig, yesterday distributed walkie-talkies to 26 water inspectors at the MCC’s Old Council Hall here. Sources said that the walkie-talkie, a basic handset, cost about Rs. 15,000 each and added that 50 officers…

BJP, Cong, JD(S) locked in verbal war on vaccination
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BJP, Cong, JD(S) locked in verbal war on vaccination

August 4, 2021

Stormy debate in MCC Council over jab shortage, misinformation campaign Mysore/Mysuru: Instead of its regular business-as-usual meetings, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Council yesterday debated lack of vaccine availability in Mysuru and this led to heated exchanges between BJP, Congress and JD(S) Corporators. While the BJP was accused of favouritism in the constituencies ruled by…

COVID crisis: Government defers local body polls by 6 months
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COVID crisis: Government defers local body polls by 6 months

June 18, 2021

Anwar Baig to continue as Acting Mysuru Mayor Bengaluru: In a significant decision amid COVID-19 crisis, the State Government has deferred all local body and municipal polls by atleast six months. Under Secretary of Urban Development Department K.L. Prasad has issued an order to this effect, according to which the election of heads of City…

Anwar Baig is Acting Mayor
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Anwar Baig is Acting Mayor

June 3, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With the Karnataka High Court annulling the election of Rukimini Madegowda of the JD(S) as Corporator from MCC Ward 36 (Yaraganahalli and Ambedkar Colony), Rukmini stands disqualified as Mayor. Subsequent to Rukmini Madegowda’s disqualification as Mayor, Deputy Mayor Anwar Baig of the Congress will function as the acting city Mayor till the fresh Mayoral…

Deputy Mayor Anwar Baig launches sanitisation drive at Agrahara
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Deputy Mayor Anwar Baig launches sanitisation drive at Agrahara

May 10, 2021

Deputy Mayor Anwar Baig launching off the sanitisation drive in Ward number 51 of Agrahara in city yesterday. All major roads in Ward number 51 of Agrahara will be sanitised using high-pressure jetting machine to prevent transmission of the deadly Coronavirus. MLA S.A. Ramdas, Corporator B.V. Manjunath, MCC Health Officer Dr. Nagaraj and others were…

Cough up 15% more Property Tax from Apr. 1
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Cough up 15% more Property Tax from Apr. 1

March 27, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Council has decided to increase Property Taxes by 15 percent which will come into effect from Apr. 1, 2021.  The hike will cover all residential and commercial buildings, vacant sites, industries, trusts, cinema and marriage halls, commercial complexes, community halls, malls, choultries, hotels, schools, charitable trusts and colleges. The…

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