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2016 2:00 am Villagers look for alternative work here till monsoon lasts.(Express Photo by Aman Deshmukh) Top News As the monsoon makes its way to Mumbai fishing activities come to a halt for three long months Nets drawn in and boats hauled on to sandy beaches the residents of Mahim Koliwada one of the oldest fishing villages of Mumbai are among those who look for alternative work to find other sources of income For many traditional Koli families this season is when the repair works start “During the period when the ban on fishing is in force we do our repair work From mending our nets to repairing boats all maintenance of equipment is done during the monsoon” says Dilip Pagdhare resident of Mahim Koliwada Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news Koliwada refers to a colony of fishermen Mahim is one of the seven islands that originally formed Mumbai and the fishermen’s colony is among the oldest Surrounded by the Arabian Sea with a view of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link the Mahim Retibunder or the sandy patch next door to the fishermen’s colony is increasingly being frequented by Instagrammers and photography enthusiasts The sea link among the most photographed features attracts less enthusiasm among the locals however Pagdhare says “The Bandra-Worli sea link is our problem More than 80 acres of area rich in fish is not available to us any more” He also grumbles that government nods for hotels and other such buildings are easier to get than permissions for much-needed maintenance and development of the Koli community’s living quarters Have a comment or suggestion for Postcard From A Mumbai Village Write to mumbainewsline@expressindiacom with subject line:Postcard From A Mumbai Village For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Gopal B Kateshiya | Rajkot | Published: December 3 2015 4:38 am A candidate celebrates his victory in civic body elections in Ahmedabad on Wednesday (PTI Photo) Related News In a shocking result for the BJP in Saurashtra Congress on Monday won nine of the 11 district panchayats and most taluka panchayats in the region The ruling party managed to withstand the onslaught only in urban areas Riding on the anti-BJP sentiment prevailing among the Patidars who dominate the region Congress defeated the ruling party in Rajkot Morbi Jamnagar Devbhoomi Dwarka Junagadh Amreli Bhavnagar Botad and Surendranagar district panchayats by big margins In Rajkot considered a BJP forte Congress bagged 34 of the total 36 seats Morbi which was the epicentre of the Patidar quota stir saw a complete reversal of fortunes as BJP lost the district panchayat one municipality and all five taluka panchayats to Congress The only consolation for BJP came from Wanakaner Municipality which it managed to retain The saffron party failed to open account in Tankara taluka panchayat in Morbi and Manavadar and Visavadar taluka panchayats in Junagadh Congress bagged all the seats in these local bodies Congress also blew away BJP from Amreli another district dominated by the Patidars and won Amreli and Savarkundla Municipalities Amreli district panchayat and eight of the 11 taluka panchayats Dhari taluka panchayat home to BJP MLA Nalin Kotadiya who openly supported the Patidar stir and exhorted people to defeat his party was also won by Congress The ruling party was also stunned in Botad where it managed to retain only the Municipality It lost the district panchayat and all four taluka panchayats It faced similar fate in Jamangar where the party lost all six taluka panchayats to Congress including Kalavad the hometown of Gujarat BJP chief Ranchhod Faldu Even worse results came from Junagadh where BJP lost all nine taluka panchayats and the district panchayat Its sole victory was in Keshod Municipality However the saffron party stood its ground in Porbandar and Gir-Somnath districts where the Patidars in lesser numbers In Porbandar BJP won the municipality the district panchayat and three taluka panchayats In Gir Somnath the saffron party managed to retain Veraval and Una Municipalities and was tied 7-7 in Gir Gadhda taluka panchayat BJP also continued its strong hold over urban areas of the region and retained power in municipal corporations of Rajkot Jamangar and Bhavnagar After a close fight BJP managed to keep Congress at arms length in Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) winning 38 seats against 34 of Congress which in 2010 had won only 11 seats In Jamangar Municipal Corporation BJP won comfortably by bagging 38 seats against 26 of Congress and its allies Mayor Dinesh Patel retained his seat from Ward 3 However his Bhavnagar counterpart Babu Solanki suffered a defeat from Ward 1 of the municipal corporation even as BJP retained power in the civic body by winning 34 seats against Congress’s 18 In demoralising results for BJP Bhikha Vasoya and Nagdan Chavda its chiefs for Rajkot city and district units respectively lost from Ward 11 of RMC and Bedi seat of Rajkot district panchayat In Kutch BJP retained power in district panchayat three municipalities and eight out of the 10 taluka panchayats It lost Mandavi taluka panchayat dominated by the Patidars even as Congress continued its hold over Lakhpat taluka panchayat However Water Supply Minister Vijay Rupani who is an MLA form Rajkot suggested not to read too much into the local bodies results “There is no need for BJP to be disheartened nor for Congress to celebrate after the election Let us not forget that BJP had won all 26 Lok Sabha seats in the state just one-and-half year ago There are two more years to go before the Assembly polls and rivers will witness two floods by then We shall bounce back in the 2017 Gujarat Assembly polls” said Rupani But former Gujarat Congress chief Arjun Modhwadia said people vented their anger against BJP “The villagers and farmers have vented their angers against BJP which is focusing only on urban areas This is a major victory for our party though we failed to perform better in urban areas due to weaker party units” he said For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sandeep Ashar | Mumbai | Updated: May 10 2016 2:56 am MMRDA and MIDC have been appointed by the state to survey another 4323 sq km area Express Archive Related News WIDE disparities in living spaces and extreme densities of population in Mumbai’s slums have led to the average living space per Mumbaikar to hover around 8 square metres or just over 86 square feet While the financial capital recently gained nearly 15 square kilometres through natural sedimentation along its eastern coast the latest data regarding existing land use indicates that the living space for people remains a tight squeeze The new data collected by officials as part of the ongoing revision of the city’s Development Plan has found that the 124 crore population collectively occupies just 1032709 hectare or 10328 square kilometres of the city’s land area In other words there are over 12 lakh people per square kilometre space “The per capita residential area currently available in Mumbai is just 83 square metre” the survey’s findings state With the addition of a 1496- sq-km patch of lush mangrove the city’s total area is now 47328 sq km Of this civic officials said land use for 41506 sq km which is governed by the municipality was considered for the survey Special planning agencies such as the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) have been appointed by the state for another 4323 sq km area With half of Mumbai’s population — 52 lakh or 42 per cent — living in slums these residents occupy just over 3396 sq km or just over 8 per cent of the land within municipal limits In Mumbai’s slums per capita space availability is 273 sq m or 2938 sq feet With the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) seeking more buildable space for developers on slum lands population densities in slum enclaves could rise further a senior official said Share This Article Related Article The municipality has now proposed to utilise 30 sq km of undeveloped land currently marked under the no-development zone for generating social housing and public open spaces The move to open up these belts however has invited flak from certain quarters since the unlocked area includes some salt pans too Also while Mumbai is considered the country’s economic and financial nerve centre commercial and office spaces occupy just three per cent (1272 sq km) of the land A previous land use survey carried out while formulating the Development Plan of 1991 had pegged the total land area under commercial activities at 1394 sq km A senior official said some ‘mixed user’ activities (lands used for residential and commercial purposes) were included in these categories “The current data is more precise” the official said Still the data showed land used for commercial and economic activities had not grown despite the intervening years and the economic boom Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta and retired bureaucrat Ramnath Jha who is supervising the revision of the Development Plan have both said reasserting Mumbai’s status as an economic engine was a key target while drafting the new plan “One of the deliverables was to make spatial provisions to generate employment of eight million” Mehta said Jha added that it was to achieve this objective that higher FSI incentives have been proposed for IT and bio-tech parks and a plan to set up new Central Business Districts in Mumbai has been floated Land cover under industrial use has seen a steep decline from 14 per cent of the land area in 1991 to 625 per cent in 2001 and 54 per cent now Restrictions on polluting industries and increasing land prices have seen most industries relocate to other parts of the state For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: September 14 2016 11:07 am Rock On 2’s Jaago is a rock track that asks you to stand up for your rights It shows Farhan Akhtar Arjun Rampal and Purab Kohli in concert Top News When Rock On’s sequel was announced there were two major concern points: Can Rock On 2’s story resonate once again with the generation of today And more importantly can its music offer the kind of quirky generation statement we saw last time round While we have to wait till November to know how Rock On 2 starring the returning cast of Farhan Akhtar Arjun Rampal Purab Kohli and new entrants Shraddha Kapoor and Shashank Arora will fare as a film we can tell you about the music The first track Jaago released on Wednesday and it hits all the right notes Farhan Akhtar is singing Jaago at a concert and the scenes themselves are pulsating with energy While a lot of it has to do with music Farhan zip lining through the concert or being carried around on an inflatable raft helps too Shot against an iconic Mumbai landmark this is the stuffthat goes straight to our favourite playlist The music is vibrant in Jaago and you can feel the adrenaline flowing through the screen as the rock track plays out in the voices of Farhan and Siddharth Mahadevan composer Shankar Mahadevan’s son Along with the music it has a lot to do with the message of the song: The song talks about standing up for your rights and women empowerment Watch: Rock On 2’s first song Jaago Here are the lyrics: “Riton ke rasm ke aage jhukna nahi utho or tod dalo zanjeer hum… sab jaan jaaye tumko pehchaan jaaye tumko haa maan jaaye tumko” The song also shows Magik the band reuniting for the third time This is supposed to be their first concert after the death of their keyboard genius Rob and is all the more special While Farhan’s Aditya is yet to find and mentor Shraddha’s character in Jaago we see Purab Arjun and Shashank with him on stage The film directed by Shujaat Saudagar will release on November 11 Watch: Rock On 2 teaser starring Farhan Akhtar Shraddha Kapoor If you missed the teaser here’s the gist: The band reunites after years and Farhan is trying to mentor a reluctant but talented singer played by Shraddha The film has been shot in and around Shillong and talks about important issues of today The music has been composed by Shankar-Ehsan-Loy The film will also see Prachi Desai reprising her role It has been eight years since Rock On released For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 7 2017 11:40 am WhatsApp will reportedly add a new floating pencil button right above the camera icon in the Status tab Users can click on the icon to upload coloured text status Related News WhatsApp is testing the same colourful text statuses for its Status tab that Facebook rolled out last year According to a report in Android Police the feature is a part of WhatsApp beta version 217291 Users who’ve enrolled into WhatsApp’s official Play Store beta program should get access to new colourful statuses earlier than everyone else? the TMC’s weakness in organizations will prevent them from becoming a big factor in 2018 elections. the official said, Of course, this is not a great situation to be in.