Tag: Mysuru City Corporation

Overflowing manhole causing problems near Prabha Theatre
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Overflowing manhole causing problems near Prabha Theatre

An overflowing manhole on Hanumantha Rao Street near Prabha Theatre is causing a lot of inconvenience to the public and motorists since two weeks. Residents and shopkeepers said that though the problem exists from many years and several complaints lodged with the authorities concerned, no action has been taken till date to provide a permanent…

Residents seek good road Stage protest
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Residents seek good road Stage protest

Mysuru: Nearly 50 residents of Raghavendranagar, coming under Mysuru City Corporation  Ward No. 57, staged a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office yesterday, in protest against the poor condition of Cauvery Main Road in Raghavendranagar. Claiming that several representations made to the  Mysuru City Corporation  on the deplorable condition of the road had…

MCC withdraws Minister’s Special Officer’s car
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MCC withdraws Minister’s Special Officer’s car

Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) today withdrew the car provided to KAS Officer and District In-charge Minister’s Special Officer Shobha. The facility was withdrawn following orders from MCC Commissioner G. Jagadeesha. According to sources, MCC used to spend Rs. 28,000 on the officer’s car rental. Ever since the car rental scam in MCC came…

MCC Ward 55 Corporator clarifies
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MCC Ward 55 Corporator clarifies

Following the publication of the photo news item titled ‘Another overflowing manhole in Azeez Sait Nagar’ in Star of Mysore dated Apr. 28 in WhatsApp Us column, Corporator of the Ward Showkath Pasha has clarified that the problem had cropped up due heavy rain in the area and the complaint has been attended a week…

Public toilets: MCC clarifies
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Public toilets: MCC clarifies

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 !

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…

Get ready to pay 15% more property tax
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Get ready to pay 15% more property tax

Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Council yesterday decided to increase property and other taxes by 15% which will come into effect from April 1, 2018. The hike will cover residential buildings, vacant sites, industries, trusts, cinema and marriage halls, commercial complexes, community halls, hotels, schools and colleges. The decision was taken at the meeting…

A folly or a veiled Ransom Note?
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A folly or a veiled Ransom Note?

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD It has been reported that our City Corporation authorities are thinking of making  Sayyaji Rao Road and Devaraj Urs Road a complete ‘No Parking’ zone just because they will soon be providing us a multi-level underground parking lot in the Town Hall premises. I think this is one of…

Water tax dues reach a whopping Rs. 120 crore!
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Water tax dues reach a whopping Rs. 120 crore!

Mysuru: The water tax dues payable to Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has accumulated to a whopping Rs.120 crore forcing the MCC authorities to take stern measures against defaulters. Accordingly, MCC officials, led by Commissioner G. Jagadeesha, have disconnected water supply to three domestic connections in Giridarshini Layout, one such connection in Ward 43 near Highway…

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