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City needs to introspect for top Swachh spot again
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City needs to introspect for top Swachh spot again

May 5, 2017

Mysuru: The whole of Mysuru is sulking because it has lost the cleanest city top tag in the country in the Swachh Survekshan 2017. Some people are taking vicarious pleasure because of the city slipping into the fifth place while a few are relieved that it did not score a hat-trick as the city fathers…

Car rental scam in Mysuru City Corporation: MCC foots car rental bill of Minister’s Special Officer !
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Car rental scam in Mysuru City Corporation: MCC foots car rental bill of Minister’s Special Officer !

May 4, 2017

Mysuru: More skeletons are tumbling out of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) shelves in the “Car Rental Scam” where elected representatives and their officers were found misusing public money and availing facilities that they are not entitled to. The scam came to light yesterday when Nandeesh Preetham, Chairperson, MCC’s Standing Committee on Town Planning and…

Nandeesh follows father HSS’s footsteps
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Nandeesh follows father HSS’s footsteps

May 4, 2017

Mysuru: By exposing the “Car Rental Scam” in the Mysuru City Corporation, Nandeesh Preetham has followed the footsteps of his father late H.S. Shankaralingegowda (HSS) who was an MLA. Shankaralingegowda was known for his public-friendly moves and he always used to raise his voice against misuse of tax payers’ money. He was known to rush…

Each rented car incurs a bill of Rs. 28,000 per month
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Each rented car incurs a bill of Rs. 28,000 per month

May 4, 2017

Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) engages 64 rented cars from three car rental companies and pays a monthly rent of  Rs. 15,01,376. These cars are provided to various officers and to the seven Standing Committee Chairmen. As rentals to the car companies, in March 2017, the MCC has paid Rs. 5,06,544 to S.V. &…

Public toilets: MCC clarifies
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Public toilets: MCC clarifies

May 4, 2017

Sir, This refers to the letter titled  “Simple and effective public toilets: Will MCC take up this initiative?” (SOM dated Apr. 24). The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has already gone in for e-toilets. These e-toilets can be operated by inserting  coins and it has automatic flushing system. One such e-toilet has been installed on Devaraj…

Car rental scam at MCC !
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Car rental scam at MCC !

May 3, 2017

Mysuru: After the free phone controversy that rocked Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) where the State Government disconnected BSNL mobile connections of over 200 users including Corporators and officers for gross misuse, another major row of car rentals has hit the civic body.    It has now come to light that the MCC is paying crores…

Mayor denies misuse of free mobile phones
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Mayor denies misuse of free mobile phones

May 2, 2017

Mysuru: Denying charges that certain Corporators misused free mobile connections offered by BSNL under CUG (Closed User Group) which led to the disconnection of all mobile phones, Mayor M.J. Ravikumar alleged that the MCC Commissioner did not bring to the notice of the MCC Council, the circular issued by the Directorate of Municipal Administration on…

No more free phones in MCC
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No more free phones in MCC

April 30, 2017

Mysuru: The State Government has cracked the whip on misuse of free mobile connections by Corporators and selected officers of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC). Already many free connections offered under Corporate User Group (CUG) of BSNL have been disconnected and all the connections are expected to be disconnected  by tomorrow. Over 200 free post-paid mobile…

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