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  • Mumbai hyperlocal: On Vile Parles memory lane, a wall of history.

    The beautification project was necessitated by men urinating on the walls in the area, say locals.. Vileparle wall painting. Express photo

    A walk down Vile Parle will enlighten you about the transformation of t...

    Mumbai 2016-05-13 02:13:05

    Mumbai: 294 kg of seized drugs disposed.

    As per protocol, Mumbai police commissioner Datta Padsalgikar along with other senior officers accompanied the seizures that were collected from several units along with the Anti-Terrorism Squad to Taloja..

    In ...

    Mumbai 2016-05-13 01:55:33

    Bombay HC defers Nilesh Ranes bail plea to May 17.

    Judge M S Karnik said he was not inclined to give any interim protection to Rane until the next hearing..

    The Bombay High Court Thursday deferred hearing on the anticipatory bail petition filed by former Congre...

    Mumbai 2016-05-13 01:40:34

    Mumbai cop caught accepting printer as bribe.

    The complainant, against whom an FIR was registered at the Antop Hill police station six years ago, approached the ACB that accordingly led a trap..

    THE Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested a police officer Thursday...

    Mumbai 2016-05-13 01:20:53

    Idzes Kundan is new Additional Municipal Commissioner in BMC.

    While Fadnavis had last week appointed another IAS officer Sanjay Chahande to the post, sources said he was unwell and hadn’t taken charge. .

    Former Mumbai collector Idzes Kundan will take over as an Addi...

    Mumbai 2016-05-13 01:11:01

    Kanjurmarg house break-ins: 4 people involved, yet to be identified, say police.

    The police have formed three special teams..

    The police probe into the multiple housebreak-ins at Kanjurmarg on Sunday has revealed that four people were involved in the loot. Fifteen houses in Ashok Nagar were...

    Mumbai 2016-05-12 00:35:05

    2008 Malegaon blasts: Army to give Purohit truncated documents.

    Purohit had also made an application before the court on March 16 seeking copies of certain portions of the inquiry..

    Lt-Col Prasad Purohit, accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, will receive truncated porti...

    Mumbai 2016-05-11 01:48:49

    Somaiya attacks Shiv Sena, says mafia raj running BMC.

    The matter investigated by four different committees in the last few months clearly exposes the nexus between contractors and those running the BMC, he alleged..

    BJP MP Kirit Somaiya on Tuesday made a scathing ...

    Mumbai 2016-05-11 01:14:23

    Ephedrine Haul: US team visits Solapur plant of drug firm.

    An officer linked to the probe said a two-member team reached the plant Tuesday accompanied by officers from the Thane police..

    A TEAM from the US Drug Exforcement Agency Tuesday visited the Solapur plant of Av...

    Mumbai 2016-05-11 00:05:46

    Mumbai: Three held with Rs 3 Lakh in fake currency.

    The three were identified as Barak Shaikh (36), Saifuddin Momin (33) and Musloddin Momin (44), all natives of Malda, West Bengal..

    THE MUMBAI Police Crime Branch arrested three persons Tuesday with fake Indian ...

    Mumbai 2016-05-11 00:05:34

    Mumbai: Suspended cops arrested, get bail.

    The CCTV camera at the shop also captured the assault. A senior officer said while the trio has been released on bail, the enquiry against them is still going on..

    THE THREE Mumbai Police constables, who were s...

    Mumbai 2016-05-10 03:27:21

    Mumbai builder tries to kill himself, family points to financial crisis.

    According to Kandhari’s family statements, he was under severe stress due to economic crisis. The family has not made any allegation,” said Shahaji Umap, Zonal Deputy Commissioner of Police..

    A Navi...

    Mumbai 2016-05-10 02:30:05

    Mumbai: Auto driver honoured for returning bag.

    According to the police, one Amit Nair, manager with a firm, took Kharwal’s auto from Madh-Marve Road Saturday and forgot his paper bag containing electronic items and clothes when he got off at Malvani.. Aut...

    Mumbai 2016-05-09 02:45:33

    Mumbai: 15 chawl houses burgled in Kanjurmarg.

    In most of the cases, the houses were locked as the families were away for summer vacations. Cash and valuables together worth Rs 5.9 lakh were burgled, the police said..

    Nearly 15 cases of house break-ins were...

    Mumbai 2016-05-09 02:40:56

    Mumbai: Rly police probe assault on man.

    The injured, identified as Pankaj Hazarilal, was admitted in the trauma ward of Rajawadi hospital at 9 am. He was brought in by the on-duty railway police at Ghatkopar railway station..

    A middle-aged man was ru...

    Mumbai 2016-05-08 02:42:42

    Mumbai: 1 held in Rs 7.75 cr cheating case.

    The arrested has been identified as Rajesh Shinde, who allegedly promised victims MHADA-constructed homes at rates reserved only under the MLA quota..

    The Economic Offences Wing of Mumbai Police arrested one of...

    Mumbai 2016-05-08 02:40:56

    Mumbai: Mephedrone seized, 3 held.

    According to the police, the Bandra unit of the ANC received a tip-off about drug-peddlers coming to Vikhroli with a consignment of mephedrone..

    On Saturday, the Anti-Narcotics Cell of the Crime Branch arrested...

    Mumbai 2016-05-08 02:39:56

    Ephedrine case: Police seek custody of man held in Gujarat.

    Police identified the chemist as one Narendra Kancha. Kancha had rented the godown in which the ephedrine was being processed..

    The Thane Police on Saturday sought the custody of a chemist arrested by Gujarat P...

    Mumbai 2016-05-08 02:37:41

    Mumbai: Two workers die after wall collapse in MMRDA rehabilitation building.

    They were constructing an underground water tank for the rehabilitation colony at Karve Nagar in Kanjurmarg when the wall collapsed. . An FIR has been registered against five supervisors of the firm in charge of co...

    Mumbai 2016-05-08 02:11:21

    Mumbai: ACB nabs wanted aide of gangster.

    The accused has been identified as Rashutosh Pandey (28), a resident of Kandivli, who had been at large for over a year after a firing case was registered against him..

    The Mumbai Crime Branch on Saturday arre...

    Mumbai 2016-05-08 01:59:33

    Mahim: Three cops suspended for beating up sweet shop workers.

    In his statement to the police, Chandan Singh, the owner of the shop, said he had given his workers some money to celebrate after the birth of a child in his family..

    In yet another case of police excess, three...

    Mumbai 2016-05-08 01:37:26

    Adopt technology to check illegal constructions, says Maharashtra CM Fadnavis.

    Referring to affordable housing for all, Fadnavis said, “MCHI and CREDAI should come forward for building affordable houses for the poor and help in achieving the dream of housing for all.". Maharashtra CM De...

    Mumbai 2016-05-07 01:47:37

    Three top executives of Pune-based investment firm held.

    On Wednesday, the EOW had raided the offices of the firm’s CEO Sureshlal Shrivastav, vice-president Sanjay Roy and Shekhar Shevale, the brother-in-law of president Balasaheb Bhapkar..

    The Economic Offence...

    Mumbai 2016-05-07 01:26:11

    Mumbai to face 25% water cut on May 10, 11.

    Officials from the hydraulic engineering department said that the work of repairing the 1800-mm diameter Tansa (West) Trunk main at Gandhi Nagar on Pokhran Road No 2 in Thane would be undertaken on May 10 and 11.. ...

    Mumbai 2016-05-07 01:25:55

    This owner, MD of travel agency like to work at night: We do accounting work in silence.

    Sarafaraz Siddiqui, 32, and Mausam, 36, run a transport business in Irani Mansion, near Dadar Central Terminus, with 38 travel buses going to dozens of cities in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat. . In 2005, when ...

    Mumbai 2016-05-07 01:18:06

    Open spaces: BMC issues notices to 20 plots.

    The plots are currently being managed by resident associations, housing societies, Ganesh mandals and corporates..

    In the fourth phase of its move to take back open spaces given out on adoption basis, the Briha...

    Mumbai 2016-05-07 00:43:59

    ICSE, ISC results out, Mumbai student tops the country.

    Among the top ten scorers in Class X all over the country, six are from Mumbai. Girls have outperformed boys in the city again..

    The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) declared its Class...

    Mumbai 2016-05-07 00:28:29

    Mumbai couple killed themselves over financial issues, say police.

    The couple’s son told the police that he got to know of the problems only a few hours ago when he overheard his parents discuss them..

    The elderly couple who allegedly killed themselves in Borivli on Thur...

    Mumbai 2016-05-07 00:22:37

    Blaze in Mumbai slums: Fire brigade to register FIR against dealers providing illegal gas cylinders.

    The official said the water for the fire-fighting operations was obtained from the nearby Ashish Talav and water tankers, which were on stand-by near the Deonar dumping ground..

    After a major fire in...

    Mumbai 2016-05-07 00:17:27

    Elderly couple found dead in Borivli.

    According to the police, Ashok Shah (58) and his wife Ela Shah (54) allegedly hanged themselves..

    An elderly couple was found dead at their home in Borivli late on Thursday night. The police said that they had ...

    Mumbai 2016-05-06 04:28:10

    Mumbai: Despite facing loss of Rs 900 crore, BEST cuts AC bus fare by 50%.

    BEST also hopes to bring in a concept of 20-seater buses, which will invite pre-booking of seats by commuters wanting to travel at specific locations, through a mobile application.. A BEST bus stop near Mantralaya,...

    Mumbai 2016-05-05 02:25:25

    350 oncologists to discuss non-cancer medicines in cancer treatment at Mumbais Tata Memorial Hospital.

    Three clinical trials are now underway at the hospital for checking effects of such drugs. . Cancer specialists at a conference to discuss the use of metronomics in cancer treatment in Parel, Mumbai on Wednesday. <...

    Mumbai 2016-05-05 02:17:30

    Mumbai woman dies after bedsheet catches fire.

    The incident took place around 4 am on Wednesday inside the bedroom where Lalita was sleeping alone with door unlocked..

    HOURS after being found entangled in her bedsheet that had caught fire inside her Mulund ...

    Mumbai 2016-05-05 01:35:49

    Damanganga-Pinjal river link project will solve Mumbais water woes: Uma Bharti.

    The Damanganga-Pinjal link project entails diversion of surplus water of Damanganga basin to Pinjal reservoir in Vaitarna..

    Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said Tuesday the Damanganga-Pinjal interstat...

    Mumbai 2016-05-04 04:01:09

    British actress files molestation case against film editor in Mumbai.

    The police said the actress, who is based in Gujarat, had come into contact with the editor through a social networking website five years ago..

    A 42-year-old British actress filed a complaint of molestation an...

    Mumbai 2016-05-04 03:36:30

    Mumbai police look for horse that injured 62-yr-old.

    At 8.30 pm on Monday, the police said, Ganpat Nevlekar, a 62-year-old security guard, was walking home when he was attacked by the horse near Kailash Industrial Complex. .

    The Park Site police are on the lookou...

    Mumbai 2016-05-04 03:28:46

    New to the Mumbai: People in the city never sleep, are tireless, says Sujan Sengupta.

    Being an aspiring musician and sound engineer, the support for independent music that the city offers is much appreciated by Sujan. . Sujan Sengupta

    Sujan Sengupta, like thousands of others, moved to the city a...

    Mumbai 2016-05-04 03:21:42

    BMCs proposal to reclaim bay area, make it central park gets mixed response.

    Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta said an additional large open space in South Mumbai should be seen as a welcome addition, and added that some of this plot already exists along the Backbay area. .

    THE Brihanmu...

    Mumbai 2016-04-29 02:26:55

    Mumbai: 12-coach trains to run on Harbour line from Saturday.

    With the inclusion of 12-coach trains on the Harbour line, the CR’s passenger intake capacity has increased by 33 per cent..

    The Central Railway has finally announced the running of 12-coach trains betwee...

    Mumbai 2016-04-28 03:08:30

    Mumbai roads probe: FIR lodged against 2 auditors, six contractors.

    The report focussed on 34 road works for which tenders had been given to six contractors. The inquiry found irregularities in all 34 roads..

    An FIR was registered against six contractors and two third-party qua...

    Mumbai 2016-04-28 02:42:49

    Mumbai cyber cops arrest Delhi man for duping job seeker.

    An officer said the victim, who was looking for a job, had applied on a well known job portal. . Based on the probe, the police tracked down the accused to Delhi and placed him under formal arrest on Wednesday.

    ...

    Mumbai 2016-04-28 02:15:01

    New to Mumbai: A fascinating and unique city.

    Having moved here from Bangalore for a job opportunity in Mondelez, she finds the city’s way of life fascinating and the people energetic.. Manisha Singh

    Mumbai has been talked about and featured in thous...

    Mumbai 2016-04-27 02:21:15

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    He remained admitted even after being declared fit: Kurla corporator..

    THE BRIHANMUMBAI Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into whether there was any procedural lapse or irregularity in p...

    Mumbai 2016-04-27 02:10:59

    Girl jumps to death from building at IIT Powai.

    According to the police, the deceased was believed to be the daughter of a professor in the industrial engineering department of the Indian Institute of Technology, Powai..

    A 17-year-old girl jumped off a highr...

    Mumbai 2016-04-27 02:02:29

    Life on Mumbai local: Night in the life of a womens coach guard.

    The policeman (29), who did not wish to be named, has completed nine years in the state police force. He prefers taking the night shift to guard the women’s compartment because it helps him earn a little more...

    Mumbai 2016-04-27 01:37:33

    BMC polls 2017: BJP to ride development plank.

    Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will be the party’s mascot as the BJP wants to ride the development plank to counter the Sena’s three-decade dominance on “Amchi Mumbai”..

    The Shiv Sena&...

    Mumbai 2016-04-27 00:55:12

    Illegal constructions: Bombay HC slams proposed regularisation policy.

    ‘It seems to provide for building first, then seeking sanction’..

    REFERRING to a proposed policy of the state government to regularise illegal construction, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday said the...

    Mumbai 2016-04-27 00:00:00

    9 lakh toilets in one year a record: CM Devendra Fadnavis.

    The state has a formidable task of constructing 44 lakh toilets to ensure not a single household or hamlet seeks open fields (backyards) for defecation.. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

    In one year, the state ...

    Mumbai 2016-04-26 02:38:00

    BMC commissioner suspends two officials after probe into 34 road works.

    FIR to be registered against 6 contractors, party auditors for ‘irregularities’.. BMC

    Following the inquiry into alleged irregularities in 34 road works across the city, Municipal Commissioner Ajoy...

    Mumbai 2016-04-26 02:01:08

    Mumbai Paper Clip: 36% schoolchildren use the internet for 3 to 5 hours every day for social networking.

    Over 15 per cent of the sample showed internet overuse but not addiction. Stress scores were significantly correlated with the internet-use patterns in both sexes..

    A study titled “Internet addiction and ...

    Mumbai 2016-04-26 01:46:30

    Kanhaiya Kumar in Pune: PM Modi should focus on formulating policies rather than building statues.

    Kumar was speaking at an event, ‘Rohit Act and Constitution Conference’, organised by 28 different student organisations in the city, which came together under the banner of “Progressive Students-...

    Mumbai 2016-04-25 02:17:31

    Once Upon A Time: A publishing house thrives on a legacy of reform ushered in by its founder.

    Publisher Pandit Nathuram Premi, friends with stalwarts like Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi and Premchand, was approached by Mahatma Gandhi to edit the Hindi version of Harijan. Manish Modi, the current owner of 100 year o...

    Mumbai 2016-04-24 02:18:13

    Pankajas supporters protest against NCP leader.

    Munde’s followers also burnt an effigy of Malik for calling Pankaja a “daruwali bai”.. Pankaja Munde

    Minister for Rural Development Panjaka Munde’s supporters on Saturday staged demonstr...

    Mumbai 2016-04-24 02:06:41

    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis launches online numismatic museum.

    The online museum is aimed at preserving Indian culture and history and creating interest in culture among young people, including students, dealers and buyers.. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

    At ...

    Mumbai 2016-04-24 01:37:31

    Wild Side: Coppersmith Barbet is a typical Mumbaikar a bird with a fighting spirit.

    The Coppersmith Barbet is a short, stocky bird, with a leaf-green body that allows it to remain well-camouflaged in the canopy.. The bird gets its name from its distinctive call which is said to resemble the sound ...

    Mumbai 2016-04-23 03:36:41

    City Biz: Want office space for start-up? Check out Powai.

    While the city is known for costly office space rental values, rates in Powai range from Rs 90-110 per square foot per month for Grade A properties and Rs 60-90 per square foot per month for lower grade space..

    ...

    Mumbai 2016-04-23 03:16:50

    Mumbai hyperlocal: Civic body promises no waterlogging at Hindmata, residents not convinced.

    Hindmata, Lalbaug, Kalachowkie, Dr Ambedkar Road, Byculla (East) and surrounding areas are chronic water logging spots every monsoon.. The BMC has spent at least Rs 115 crore on construction of the pumping station ...

    Mumbai 2016-04-22 02:00:56

    Prepare plan for borewells in every court complex in Maharashtra: Bombay HC.

    The HC was hearing a suo motu petition relating to lack of court infrastructure in the state. . The HC sought proposals for procuring water purifiers to treat borewell water.

    The Bombay High Court Thursday aske...

    Mumbai 2016-04-22 00:20:20

    Police wait for FIR after Dadar cop dies in mishap.

    According to the police, Rahul Jarhade (32), was riding to a village in the Shevgaon area on the outskirts of Ahmednagar on Monday morning when he met with the accident..

    TWO days after a constable attached to ...

    Mumbai 2016-04-21 02:10:17

    Mumbai Emergency Room: Plan to convert Mazgaon maternity home to cancer hospital gathers dust.

    The hospital would have been the BMC’s first initiative for a cancer specialty hospital on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis with cost of treatment on par with that at the Tata Memorial Center in Parel...

    Mumbai 2016-04-21 02:09:27

    Mumbai campus buzz: Biometric system to help colleges keep clear attendance record.

    Putting an end to these allegations, a few of the city colleges have now moved on to a biometric system for marking attendance in the hope that it will help remove errors that come with the old systems, and with th...

    Mumbai 2016-04-21 01:08:54

    Efforts on to cover more farmers under crop insurance: CM Devendra Fadnavis.

    Earlier, Bank of Hyderabad donated Rs one crore to the state government towards the CM Relief Fund for the ongoing Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan.. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

    A meeting of Pradhan Man...

    Mumbai 2016-04-21 00:42:29

    New to Mumbai: In the city of dreams, to chase my dream.

    For Sharma, who now lives in a rented apartment in Andheri with two friends, until a few years ago, moving to Mumbai was unimaginable for the 26-year-old.. Harshit Sharma

    Like the thousands who come to the city...

    Mumbai 2016-04-20 02:05:24

    CBI arrests BSNL general manager for demanding Rs 2 lakh bribe.

    The CBI has registered a case under sections of Prevention of Corruption Act and section120 (B) for criminal conspiracy under IPC against the duo. .

    The CBI on Friday arrested Subhas Kamble, general manager of ...

    Mumbai 2016-03-26 01:43:43

    CityBiz: Service tax collection up 25.8%.

    India’s largest lender, the State Bank of India, has paid Rs 1,305 crore to the government in service tax — up over 75 per cent from a year ago. .

    The service tax department in Mumbai has collected ...

    Mumbai 2016-03-26 01:29:02

    Mumbai: Missing siblings return home after three years.

    As per police, the duo studying in class 4 and 5 respectively were residing in Chandivali area of Powai. .

    Two Powai-based siblings who ran away from their house three years back fearing their parents’ re...

    Mumbai 2016-03-26 01:25:11

    Pune: LED lights to save bulls, farmers from accidents.

    DFPCL, along with their creative agency Xebec Communication, launched the initiative last month as a pilot project in Daund taluka near Pune.. The carts are fitted with battery-operated LED strips, making them visi...

    Mumbai 2016-03-26 00:53:41

    Mumbai: Gang of four who robbed people outside banks busted.

    The incident that led to the arrest took place in Sion around 3.15 pm..

    Next time you step out of a bank after withdrawing a hefty sum, do not look too anxious. The Mumbai police arrested Tuesday a gang of thi...

    Mumbai 2016-03-23 00:51:11

    Life on the local: For them, its all about evading cops, catching busy trains.

    They survive mostly on a vada pav or misal pav during the day, taking a break around 3 pm. . Source: Twitter

    On a sweltering Monday afternoon, a game of hide-and-seek is under way between Churchgate and Bandra ...

    Mumbai 2016-03-23 00:34:07

    Haryana gang that conned city residents with insurance policies busted.

    The scam came to light when a Gamdevi-based senior citizen, duped in a similar manner, approached the police..

    The Mumbai Police on Monday busted a gang, operating out of Haryana, that would con customers by te...

    Mumbai 2016-03-22 01:41:32

    Latur driver in riyadh jail: Indian embassy approaches Saudi govt for his release.

    The Indian embassy swung into action after two Indians, one from Pune and one from Mumbai, approached them requesting their intervention. .

    The Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia has urged the government there to r...

    Mumbai 2016-03-21 01:00:47

    Maharashtra govt plans permanent shelters for old cows.

    Rs 34 cr allocated for project, sheds to be set up in 34 districts.. The objective is to ensure that cows and other cattle are not abandoned once they turn non-productive.

    The Maharashtra government has decided...

    Mumbai 2016-03-20 01:09:33

    Bombay HC upholds life term to man, 2 friends for killing wifes lover.

    The court further observed that Badela too had been in the car with his friends, and when the policemen spotted them, they had gone out to fetch a mechanic as the car had broken down.. Bombay High Court

    The Bom...

    Mumbai 2016-03-20 00:58:11

    Once upon a time: The first Indian to head Bombay CID, arrest friend Gandhi time and again.

    This month, police have arranged a function to mark Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara’s 75th death anniversary.. The life-size statue of Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara opposite Metro theatre. Pradip Das

    KAVASJI JAMS...

    Mumbai 2016-03-20 00:29:54

    BMC statutory committees: Shiv Sena, BJP likely to exchange portfolios.

    Sena may get Education Committee portfolio, while BJP will get BEST Undertaking Committee, say civic leaders..

    IN A first, the Shiv Sena and the BJP are likely to exchange portfolios of statutory committees in ...

    Mumbai 2016-03-18 01:46:58

    Cong, NCP demand dissolution of BMC over graft in contracts.

    The Upper House had to be adjourned for five minutes amid chaos as opposition legislators shouted demands of an SIT or a CAG probe..

    WITH less than a year left for the Mumbai civic polls, the Congress and NCP l...

    Mumbai 2016-03-17 02:29:58

    BMC to take up work on minor nullahs after no response from contractors.

    Work on the major nullahs, however, has started and senior civic officials will be keeping the storm water drainage department on a tight leash in order to avoid another desilting scam.. BMC

    AFTER failing to ge...

    Mumbai 2016-03-17 02:04:49

    Mumbai: Students politics brews up again.

    According to experts and faculty at various institutes, the series of protests was the most political of activities in recent years..

    WITH students’ unions begining to lobby in city colleges and universit...

    Mumbai 2016-03-17 01:56:03

    Mumbai: One-time fee to regularise illegal mobile towers.

    The BMC’s decision to allow a particular telecom company to install 4G mobile towers in the city’s open spaces had drawn flak from people, including activists..

    THE improvements committee on Wednesd...

    Mumbai 2016-03-17 01:41:03

    Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi criticises godmen for not speaking on kids rights.

    Let us create a child-centric thinking in our society, child-centric policy, economy, society and religions, says Kailash Satyarthi. . Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi

    Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Wednes...

    Mumbai 2016-03-17 01:16:21

    Bharat Mata ki Jai row: I can say Jai Hind, I love India, says Waris Pathan.

    My objection was as to why should someone put words into my mouth and make me say what they want. My objection was to their forcing me to say Bharat Mata Ki Jai. They should have allowed me to speak in the Assembly...

    Mumbai 2016-03-17 00:59:36

    BMC challenges IPT study opposing Coastal Road Project.

    The IPT members alleged that BMC has not conducted any public hearing about the alignment and details of the project report. . BMC

    A day after the Independent People’s Tribunal (IPT) backed by two former ...

    Mumbai 2016-03-16 00:43:02

    3 yrs after car accident kills two, five-year jail term for accused driver.

    As per the police, Mubeen Barmare, who was 38 at the time of the accident, was employed as a driver with Mohammad Tufael Chowdhury, a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in India.. Representative image (Source: Thoma...

    Mumbai 2016-03-15 01:16:30

    Mumbai:Jet Airways shifts domestic operations to Terminal 2 from today.

    Meanwhile, Jet Airways claimed that the move to shift to the the international terminal would improve operational efficiencies, by allowing the airline to transition a greater number of domestic flyers on to its in...

    Mumbai 2016-03-15 01:12:57

    Parties fight over office space in BMC building.

    At present, the Shiv Sena occupies 147.07 square metres for its party office in the BMC building, while the Congress occupies 103.88 sq m. . BMC

    Political parties in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)...

    Mumbai 2016-03-15 01:06:07

    Melting Pot From the hills to the buzzing city: The journey of three Nepalese-Mumbaikars.

    They are seen as primarily watchmen, waiters or, for the ones doing low end jobs. But that image is changing now - say some of them who are slowly starting to break out — and are now climbing the socio-econom...

    Mumbai 2016-03-14 02:43:10

    25-yr-old stabbed to death in Wadala, cops hunt for 6.

    The Mumbai Police are on the lookout for six persons who allegedly killed a 25-year-old man by “repeatedly stabbing him with swords” late Saturday night..

    The Mumbai Police are on the lookout for si...

    Mumbai 2016-03-14 02:06:57

    P Chidambaram to release his book in city on Monday.

    Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram will release his book, Standing Guard, A Year in Opposition, in Mumbai on Monday. . Book cover of Standing Guard: A year in opposition

    Former Union finance minister P...

    Mumbai 2016-03-14 01:57:40

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    There has been massive economic growth and with that the policing of the city has also undergone a major change. . Dattatray Padsalgikar after taking the charge as Mumbai new CP at CP office in Mumbai. (Expres...

    Mumbai 2016-03-13 02:49:26

    BMC to take legal action against hawkers.

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will now initiate legal action against food stalls that cook or prepare food in the open if these return after being removed from pavements..

    MODIFYING THEIR approac...

    Mumbai 2016-03-13 00:25:44

    The city as your canvas: Auto Art in Mumbai.

    What started as a project given by Taxi Fabric, which designs taxi seat covers in Mumbai, to beautify black-and-yellow taxis, has now become a hobby..

    For 22-year-old Sanskar Sawant, who completed hi...

    Mumbai 2016-03-11 02:22:22

    Mumbai: 2-day Badalta Maharashtra conclave to begin today.

    Loksatta of the Indian Express Group will organise a two-day conclave on March 9 and 10 to commemorate the International Women’s Day..

    Loksatta of the Indian Express Group will organise a two-day conclave...

    Mumbai 2016-03-09 00:58:17

    Life on the local: They work at night to ensure a smooth day.

    Officials in the railways said that each mega block is planned at least a week in advance between mainly three departments, Engineering, Signal and Electrical.. Each keyman is responsible for 6 km of railway track....

    Mumbai 2016-03-09 00:44:09

    Century-old library finds it hard to continue with no fund from BMC.

    Of the 29 libraries run by the organisation since 1965, it had to shut 12 after the BMC stopped financial aid. BMC

    The prestigious Mumbai Marathi Granth Sangrahalaya (MMGS) which will complete 118 years on Marc...

    Mumbai 2016-03-09 00:40:01

    Latur: Woman dies standing in queue for water, mother dies of shock.

    Manjara dam dries up, no tap water supply, hospitals hit.. Civic officials said Latur city has seen at least five such water- related deaths.

    A woman who had queued up for water collapsed and died while her mot...

    Mumbai 2016-03-08 00:30:59

    Measuring air quality: How SAFAR is making Mumbai aware of its pollution.

    The System of Air-quality-weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) has been calculating the AQI, a globally used parameter to measure and disseminate air pollution levels, in Mumbai since June through its 10 centre...

    Mumbai 2016-03-07 02:56:44

    Tourist Spot: No chori ka maal, its second-hand goods here.

    The range of goods available in Mumbai’s premier flea market is as astounding as the stories of its origin. .

    Chor Bazaar finds mention in every must-see lists in Mumbai. The range of goods available in M...

    Mumbai 2016-03-07 00:35:28

    Collectorate vandalism case: Nitesh in police custody until March 10.

    Kankavali court has remanded Congress MLA Nitesh Rane in police custody till March 10..

    A Kankavali court has remanded Congress MLA Nitesh Rane in police custody till March 10. Rane was arrested along with 21 o...

    Mumbai 2016-03-07 00:06:18

    Mason held for molesting minor in public toilet.

    A mason was arrested by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch Saturday under the charges of molesting a minor girl in a public toilet in Worli..

    A mason was arrested by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch Saturday under th...

    Mumbai 2016-03-06 02:26:37

    Bombay High Court criticises Bar Associations step on expeditious construction, funds.

    The sharp criticism by the Bombay High Court comes in connection with a case where the Bar association of the Mazgaon court sought directions for expeditious construction and disbursal of funds for the restoration ...

    Mumbai 2016-03-06 02:08:15

    Ballard Estate, Mumbaikars century-old business district.

    The Mumbai Port Trust, which owns the Estate, has since January initiated a weekend street festival to open the area up for citizens and tourists to explore..

    Many tourists routinely throng South Mumbai to witn...

    Mumbai 2016-03-06 02:00:01

    Norms flouted for electricity concessions to private firms in Mumbai.

    Between August and September last year, the Maharashtra energy department issued orders sanctioning refunds on electricity duty payments in 38 cases..

    The state finance department has objected to granting of co...

    Mumbai 2016-03-05 04:48:37

    Mumbai: Home to countrys super rich.

    Mumbai has more than double Delhi’s super rich..

    The financial capital of the country is also home to its super rich. With 1,094 ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) — people who hav...

    Mumbai 2016-03-05 01:46:11

    Mumbais weekend gets cooler, cloudy weather may last for two more days.

    After predicting a gradual increase in temperature as summer approaches, the rain on Friday morning came as a surprise to the IMD officials.. Residents get a feel of the monsoon in Kandivli on Friday.

    It rained...

    Mumbai 2016-03-05 01:41:31

    Batting for locals: Civic body sends Sachin Tendulkar status report of citys dumping grounds.

    In his response, civic chief says 35 collection centres for dry garbage to be started soon.. Deonar Dummping Ground, Deonar.Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu, 010216, Mumbai.

    The civic body has replied to a letter...

    Mumbai 2016-03-05 01:36:52

    The City As Your Canvas: From FB Wall to Civic Wall in Parel.

    The BMC’s F-South ward office in Parel was the first choice and it had its walls painted on themes such as ‘save water’..

     

    Neeta Wagh, an officer with the BMC’...

    Mumbai 2016-03-04 03:07:34

    Mercury soars, Mumbai braces for summer.

    The minimum temperature was 23 degrees in Santacruz and 24.2 degrees in Colaba.. India Meteorological Department recorded maximum temperature of 35.8 degrees Celsius in Santacruz and 33.4 degrees Celsius in Colaba....

    Mumbai 2016-03-04 02:45:13

    Illegal banners: Bombay HC seeks status of probe against party workers who thrashed BMC officials.

    The HC has repeatedly passed orders directing parties and civic officials to remove and refrain from putting up political hoardings.. BMC

    THE Bombay High Court said on Thursday that if workers of a political pa...

    Mumbai 2016-03-04 01:21:52

    Congress MLA alleges Rs 5,000-crore scam in western suburbs road works by BMC.

    Vijay Wadettiwar claims contractors did not carry out work, submitted inflated bills; BJP questions his ‘sudden interest’ .. The Congress leader has blamed a ‘nexus between civic officials and con...

    Mumbai 2016-03-04 01:13:51

    RSS, VHP men flay Maharashtra govt over farm crisis.

    Manmohan Vaidya, RSS spokesperson said the sangh has nothing to do with the complaints made by these people..

    THREE Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activists and a Vishwa Hindu Parishad activist from Yavatmal distr...

    Mumbai 2016-03-04 00:18:42

    4-month-old survives rare heart disorder.

    It was nothing short of a miracle that a four-month-old baby from Solapur survived over 20 heart attacks due to a rare anomaly..

    It was nothing short of a miracle that a four-month-old baby from Solapur survive...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 05:31:38

    Postcard from a Mumbai village: Kasarwadavli, a village by the road, on the road to change.

    The village, nearly 45 km from Mumbai, recently hit headlines after Hasnain Warekar, 35, killed 14 members of his family and then hanged himself at is bungalow here.. Kasarwadavli village is located on the fringes ...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 05:28:55

    Cops tell BMC to ensure all subways and skywalks are well-lit, secured.

    The police said criminals could use the subway’s nine entrances to their advantage to escape. The police also claimed that the subway was currently manned by one private security guard. . BMC

    The Mumbai P...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 05:25:32

    Nariman Point- Raze illegal additions made to party office plot: Bombay HC to BJP.

    The government should seriously, remarked the court, consider shifting of its offices so that a substantial part of the area is emancipated. . The BJP office at Nariman Point. File photo

    EXPRESSING CONCERN over...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 05:22:48

    Sitaram Yechury to attend Mumbai event on secularism.

    The event will be a combination of panel discussions, talks and cultural expressions of harmony, solidarity and protests expressed through music, dance, painting and street plays. . Sitaram Ye...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 05:18:42

    Dance bars: SC eases norms, state says will bring new law to check obscenity.

    “The state cannot permit the obscenity it has witnessed in the past in the dance bars. We will approach the Supreme Court with an alternative proposal,” said Fadnavis.. To ensure that the government doe...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 03:21:50

    Water security alone cannot overcome farm crisis: Sudhir Mungantiwar.

    Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar discusses plans to push allied farm businesses and open up new avenues for distressed farmers in his 2016-17 budget. He spoke to Sandeep Ashar on challenges before st...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 01:59:49

    Mumbai: Two dead dolphins washed ashore.

    An alert regarding a marine mammal having been washed ashore at Girgaum chowpatty too was received by forest officials. .

    Two Indo-Pacific humpbacked dolphins were washed ashore in and around Mumbai in the past...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 01:52:44

    CISF constable kills two colleagues, shoots at wife, self.

    Couple in hospital, police say their condition critical but stable.. CISF is entrusted with the responsibility of providing security to the plant owned by Ratnagiri Gas & Power Pvt Ltd.

    IN a case of fratric...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 01:47:00

    Budget pro-farmer, but farmers in Marathwada not cheering.

    Of the 168 deaths since January, Beed and Nanded reported the highest at 26, followed by Jalna where 24 farmers ended their lives in the past two months..

    EVEN as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday describ...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 01:28:24

    Emergency room: Soon, BMC hospitals to offer free yoga therapy to patients.

    The yoga therapy centres will initially start for hospital staffers. The plan is to slowly expand the facility to patients free of cost..

    Bringing in innovation in their approach to healing, civic-run hospitals...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 01:19:40

    Thackeray memorial: BMC seeks details of trust to hand over Mayors bungalow.

    Govt had announced setting up of public trust to oversee memorial construction.. Bal Thackeray Memorial

    Months after the state asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to initiate the process of setti...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 01:15:52

    Dark Chocolate maker tells Bombay HC: Film inspired by material in public domain.

    The film is not yet complete, it adds, therefore negating a contention raised by the petitioner of a preview. . Sheena Bora murder case has hit the screens.

    THE MAKERS of Dark Chocolate, a film inspired by the ...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 01:10:13

    Campus buzz: Now, one tap will help you know what your child is up to at school.

    In Mumbai’s top schools, the information and communication from the school management is not even via email or WhatsApp anymore, but through a mobile application, built and managed by the school.. Representat...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 01:05:41

    Mobility plan: BMC mulls common ticketing system for public transport.

    The transportation strategy plan has been charted in three phases — short term (till 2019), medium term (till 2024) and long term (till 2034). .

    In a bid to prepare a road map for the city and upgrade its...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 01:01:25

    Construction ban: Mumbai corporators worried about revenue loss.

    MNS corporator Sandeep Deshpande said, “The BMC should make short-term and long-term plans about this issue in a monthly time-frame.” . BMC

    THE High Court’s order that all new construction wor...

    Mumbai 2016-03-03 00:58:00

    No GST in sight, Maharashtra may take a Rs 7,000-crore hit in 2016-17.

    The plan was to introduce GST from April 1, 2016. For this, the state had been pushing the Centre to put in place a special mechanism to compensate large manufacturing states for five years in the first phase of th...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 04:08:29

    BMC fails to take steps to prevent fires at Deonar.

    The BMC, however, is yet to take steps to implement any of the suggestions.. Deonar Dummping Ground, Deonar.Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu, 010216, Mumbai.

    EVEN after repeated incidents of fire caused by sponta...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 02:08:03

    9 mortuary workers who complained against working conditions suspended.

    The workers had spoken out at a public hearing of the NHRC..

    Nine mortuary workers in the city, who had approached the NHRC against their working conditions in January , have been indefinitely suspended till an...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 02:04:17

    Counselling on gender disparity must in school: TISS.

    The three-year study is focused on students from Class VI to VIII in the age bracket of 11 to 14 years.. The programme has now been scaled up to include 25,000 schools across Maharashtra.

    ALONGSIDE rising aware...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 01:59:08

    More cheating cases reported, board credits better invigilation.

    Cases reported till 10th day of HSC exam this year were more than last year’s total.. Students from Thane appear for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC, Std X) examination that started on Tuesday. Deepak J...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 01:51:00

    Life on the local: Art practice on 9.21 local.

    Anant, an art student at Dombivali’s Pragiti College of Art and Commerce, has been honing his sketching skills in this manner since last July.. Anand Torse with his sketch pad. Express photo

    While the res...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 01:47:47

    CBI likely to have cyber crime branch in Mumbai.

    While the CBI has investigated more than 20 cyber crime-related cases, the facility is currently centralised only in New Delhi.. CBI Director Anil Sinha inaugurates the new building in BKC. Ganesh Shirsekar

    WIT...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 01:43:24

    Farmers plan fresh protest at RSS office.

    Over 400 aggrieved farmers had come to Nagpur two days ago to protest in front of the RSS headquarters since Talatule is the son of one of the RSS founders, Prabhakar Talatule..

    AS several organisations prepare...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 01:34:45

    Right to dignity supreme, says CM fadnavis: Cabinet nod to social boycott Bill.

    CM Devendra Fadnavis took the initiative to evolve a stringent law that can go a long way to address the social menace still prevalent in many parts of the state.. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

    I...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 01:32:40

    Thane mass murder: Police await FSL report.

    However, with around 60 samples to be analysed, the FSL is not expected to submit the report before at least a fortnight.. Police and experts at the spot were Hasnain W earekar murdered 7 kids, 6 sisters including ...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 01:19:53

    Thane murders: Warekar was in financial crisis, had mortgaged family jewellery, say cops.

    None of the family members knows where Warekar was currently working, beyond believing that he worked somewhere in Sanpada, Navi Mumbai.. Hasnain Warekar killed 14 family members in his Thane bungalow before hangin...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 01:18:18

    Still terrified, Kasarwadavli has stopped switching off lights.

    The family of Anwar Warekar, Hasnain’s father, was well known in the Kasarwadavli village, which takes its name from the Kasar caste, makers and sellers of brass and copper vessels.. Locals say anyone who cro...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 01:14:19

    Subia recovering well, may take 2-3 days to be able to talk: Doctor.

    Dr Arjun Singh, hospital administrator, said while her vocal chords were intact, the swelling of the stitches was making it difficult for her to talk. .

    Subia, The only member of his family to have survived Has...

    Mumbai 2016-03-02 01:10:25

    Another fire breaks out at Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai.

    A week after resistance from residents forced the BMC to discontinue its demolition drive, no further encroachments have been cleared. . Deonar Dummping Ground, Deonar. Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu, 010216, Mumba...

    Mumbai 2016-02-29 03:27:30

    TISS leadership summit: Must focus on trafficking of children born with non-confirmed gender identity.

    Chennai-based transwoman and activist Olga Aaron speaks at TISS leadership summit..

    With the government in the process of coming up with a Bill to address human trafficking, Chennai-based transwoman Olga Aaron ...

    Mumbai 2016-02-29 03:21:51

    Maharashtra: Come March 18, thrust likely on agro-industry.

    The finance minister held wide consultations with cross-sections that resulted in 33,000 suggestions, including ideas on how to mobilise revenue and curtail expenditure..

    The state government’s biggest ch...

    Mumbai 2016-02-29 03:17:05

    Rush to the flamingo festival in Mumbai as this may well be the last year you spot the birds.

    With construction activity for the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link connecting Sewri with Uran in Navi Mumbai expected to commence by the end of this year, the migration of the birds to the Sewri wetlands could be altered...

    Mumbai 2016-02-29 03:10:41

    Make in India lions to get homes in eastern suburbs.

    A team of senior BMC officials is now in the process of finalisng the new spots for the lions that were installed as part of the branding exercise for the event..

    Following criticism from local corporators, th...

    Mumbai 2016-02-29 03:05:28

    Liquor bottles, sanitary napkins a worry for slum toilets.

    According to slum sanitation program officials, a septic tank that would ideally be cleaned twice a year has to be cleaned three to four times..

    Wearing her pink floral night dress, 46-year-old Surekha Aalder s...

    Mumbai 2016-02-29 02:51:57

    Mumbai: The Punjabis reputation for a hearty meal thrives in this nook.

    Anarse heralds spring, signalling the coming of Baisakhi, informs Chand, who hails from Punjab, and has been making the sweet for nearly 45 years.. Dhurup Chand making anarses and imartis at his shop. Express

    I...

    Mumbai 2016-02-29 02:46:02

    Thane mass murder: He hit us all with a cleaver, says sole survivor.

    She woke up just before Hasnain attacked her and managed to push him out of the ground floor bedroom.. Police and experts at the spot where Hasnain murdered 7 kids, 6 sisters including wife & one man from his f...

    Mumbai 2016-02-29 02:31:10

    Thane murders: Nothing matched shy, reserved Hasnains love for crime shows.

    Thane murders: Hasnain Warekar killed 14 of his family members and then hanged himself. Mumbai: Police inspecting the house where a 35-year-old man Hasan Warekar (inset) allegedly killed 14 of his family members an...

    Mumbai 2016-02-29 02:25:02

    Thane: Before murders, an unusual dinner invitation.

    Relatives say accused Hasnain had specifically requested the sisters that their husbands not accompany them for dinner; police say prima facie it seems murders were premeditated.. Police and experts at the spot we...

    Mumbai 2016-02-29 02:20:50

    Mumbai: Two doctors of prenatal clinic acquitted.

    The hospital had been raided on July 9, 2011 by Dr Ramrao Kendre, then a medical officer at the TMC, and his two colleagues..

    A court in Thane has pulled up the head of the Thane Municipal’s Corporation&#...

    Mumbai 2016-02-28 01:57:51

    Mumbai: Museum preserves relics of citys retired transport systems.

    The museum of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) in Sion has over six two-way seats of old trams on display.. BEST museum .Express Photo by Vasant Prabhu Mumbai

    Almost 52 years after the last tra...

    Mumbai 2016-02-28 01:49:53

    Mumbai: CMs big dole to rid illegal housing.

    The lake city near Mumbai is in the vortex of a crisis with nearly one million people living in 3,000 unauthorised or dangerous structures.. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

    In perhaps his biggest m...

    Mumbai 2016-02-28 01:42:50

    Mumbai: Fire in highrise damages several flats.

    The fire brigade sent eight fire engines and five water tenders to the spot.. Massive fire breaks out in Tirupati residential apartment at Mahalaxmi on Saturday Express Photo

    A FIRE broke out on the fourth-floo...

    Mumbai 2016-02-28 01:32:58

    Centre has approved LIGO-India, says Jayant Narlikar.

    The LIGO-India proposal had been lying with the Union Ministry of Science and Technology for the past three years. .

    India has finally approved setting up of the Laser Interferometry Gravitational Wave Observat...

    Mumbai 2016-02-28 00:48:00

    Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Tirupati apartments near Mahalaxmi temple; no casualties reported.

    No reports of any casualties yet. More details awaited.. The fire department received a call around 3.25 pm following which eight fire tenders and five water tankers were rushed to the spot. (Source: Express Photo)...

    Mumbai 2016-02-27 16:29:12

    Mumbai: Rules for starting small trades simplified.

    The total number of general and special conditions to start these trades has been reduced to 51 from 72..

    After simplifying permissions for buildings, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has now extended t...

    Mumbai 2016-02-27 02:20:21

    More transgenders enroll as Voters in Maharashtra.

    Transgenders in Maharashtra are becoming more aware of their electoral rights as more and more transgenders enroll themselves as voters this year..

    Transgenders in Maharashtra are becoming more aware of their e...

    Mumbai 2016-02-26 10:33:17

    Make in India fire case: Mumbai Police registers case against Wizcraft for negligence.

    The First Information Report (FIR) was registered on Friday morning after studying the report submitted by the Mumbai Fire Department. . A massive fire broke out during a cultural programme at Make In India week ev...

    Mumbai 2016-02-26 10:24:49

    Make in India lions violating heritage rules, must go: Sena.

    The Sena has claimed that some of these are in violation of heritage norms.. Lion’s logos, as apart of branding exercise of Making in India event, were istalled at Seven locations across city including one at...

    Mumbai 2016-02-25 01:29:31

    R R Patils wife, daughter survive accident.

    Both of them were going to their native place Tasgaon in Sangli district of western Maharashtra..

    Just days after rich tributes were paid to former deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister of Maharashtra late R ...

    Mumbai 2016-02-24 06:01:34

    Civic body counts revenue losses as big manufacturers move out of Mumbai.

    Octroi is the BMC’s largest revenue source with annual collections of around Rs 7,000 crore. Other reasons cited for low octroi collections this year include the fall in oil prices and economic recession.. Re...

    Mumbai 2016-02-24 01:08:03

    Bombay High Court terms policemen soft targets.

    The bench of judges was hearing the petition that had sought quashing of an FIR against the young man for assaulting and misbehaving with police officers. . Bombay High Court.

    Refusing to entertain a petition f...

    Mumbai 2016-02-24 00:53:57

    Murder accused hurls shoes at judge.

    He was angry after his bail plea was deferred, say cops; second attack in 2 weeks.. Bombay City Civil and Sessions Court, Greater Mumbai.

    A murder accused flung his slippers at a judge at the city civil and ses...

    Mumbai 2016-02-24 00:46:00

    Mumbai paper clip: HIV prevalence among sex workers increasing.

    The paper states that there has been a dispersal of sex work with the sex-trade management adapting by becoming more hidden and mobile, leading to increased vulnerability..

    The dramatic changes in Mumbai’...

    Mumbai 2016-02-23 06:41:52

    Sena MP writes to Suresh Prabhu, seeks allocations for railways, infrastructure.

    Shewale, in a letter to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, has demanded a provision of Rs 21,000 crore for the Mumbai suburban railway system..

    Shiv Sena MP Rahul Shewale, in a letter to Railway Minister Suresh Pr...

    Mumbai 2016-02-23 03:01:31

    Maharashtra govt extends age limit for police recruitment to 28.

    The minimum age for joining police is 18 years. The state is going to begin recruitment for which online application has been invited..

    The state Monday extended the maximum age limit for police recruitment fro...

    Mumbai 2016-02-23 01:45:30

    In solidarity with JNU, Rohith: More than 10,000 students head to Delhi.

    Thousands will take part in Chalo Delhi (Let’s march to Delhi), organised by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) for Social Justice and Hyderabad Central University (HCU).. Students will hold a solidarity march ...

    Mumbai 2016-02-23 01:14:42

    Mumbais lost tram tracks surface.

    The tram service in Mumbai, which was introduced in 1874, was stopped in 1964. While horses initially pulled the trams, electric engines replaced the animals in 1907. . The tram tracks in the Flora Fountain area. P...

    Mumbai 2016-02-22 04:17:47

    Tourist Spot: Elephanta Festival sees low turnout.

    “Roughly about 3,000 people must attended the Festival. We had given out invitations for the festival as part of the Make in India event,” an official from the MTDC said..

    Though the BJP-led state g...

    Mumbai 2016-02-22 03:49:09

    Maharashtra CMs wife meets children from bereaved farmer families.

    The Bharatiya Jain Sanghatana is working for rehabilitation and education of these children from families of farmers who have committed suicide in the state.. File photo of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadna...

    Mumbai 2016-02-21 03:21:21

    Mumbai woman killed, daughter-in-law on the run.

    The police have identified the deceased as Archana Vichare (67) who was allegedly attacked by her daughter-in-law Aarti around 4.30 pm..

    Charkop Police is on the lookout for a 37-year-old woman who is allegedly...

    Mumbai 2016-02-21 03:09:09

    Maharashtra: Work tenders for phase I of coastal road in 3 months.

    The decision to roll out the work tenders was taken after the peer review report on the first phase was submitted on February 17..

    The Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) is yet to give its fi...

    Mumbai 2016-02-21 03:04:11

    From Mumbais Dongri Jail to childrens home: A 212-year-old buildings journey through passage of time.

    Records show that the jail in Umerkhadi occupied an area of 10,674 square yards and was known as the Common Prison. The home, meant for the delinquent and the destitute, can accommodate up to 550 children. Express ...

    Mumbai 2016-02-21 02:53:09

    16-year-old booked for sodomising 5-year-old in Mumbai.

    The victim’s mother told the police that when she saw her son walk out of the empty house, he was crying. Her son told her that he was sexually assaulted by their neighbour, said the complainant. .

    Mumbai...

    Mumbai 2016-02-21 02:42:48

    A first in Cadaver donation: Mumbai mans bones to help cancer patients.

    Doctors retrieve 7 bones to be crushed and used for orthopaedic implants in cancer patients; kidney, liver and eyes donated too..

    “Extract whatever possible,” were the words of 55-year-ol...

    Mumbai 2016-02-21 02:28:21

    Train runs over four railway workers in Mumbai, two escape death by whiskers.

    The four men were part of a group of six people returning home around 5.30 am, two of whom managed to jump out of the tracks at the last moment.. Vijay Sonawane and Dadu Adiwate, the two who escaped death by whiske...

    Mumbai 2016-02-20 10:28:23

    Emergency Room: Promised in budget a year ago, TB patients await ventilator service at Sewri hospital.

    October last year, 14-year-old Nabeel was put on the waiting list as there were no doctors to conduct his surgery..

    Every month, about seven chest surgeries are conducted for Tuberculosis (TB) patients to remo...

    Mumbai 2016-02-18 02:45:38

    Contractors placed bids higher than BMCs estimate.

    While there was virtually no response for minor nullahs, the contractors who responded for 20 out of 26 tenders for the major nullahs quoted 14-70% above the given estimate. BMC

    Desilting work has been hit yet ...

    Mumbai 2016-02-18 02:41:33

    Man booked for rape threat to journalist on Twitter in Mumbai.

    The journalist alerted the police on their Twitter handle @MumbaiPolice and was directed to the Azad Maidan police station, where the FIR was registered.. Journalists took out a march to protest the violence agains...

    Mumbai 2016-02-18 01:49:42