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For 20 years, man stole cars to replace taxis' parts

11 Feb 2019

For 20 years, man stole cars to replace taxis' parts

A 65-year-old got arrested recently, in a major theft case in Mumbai.

Amol Palekar interrupted at NGMA event for speaking against government

10 Feb 2019

Amol Palekar interrupted at NGMA event for speaking against government

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar was repeatedly interrupted on Friday during his speech against the Ministry of Culture by some members of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in Mumbai.

Panic grips as foreign couple lands in Navi-Mumbai using parachute

07 Feb 2019

Panic grips as foreign couple lands in Navi-Mumbai using parachute

Panic spread among locals residing in Navi Mumbai last week, when two unidentified people were spotted landing in the area using a parachute.

Mumbai hosts its first gay wedding reception after SC verdict

05 Feb 2019

Mumbai hosts its first gay wedding reception after SC verdict

Almost five months after the Supreme Court read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, India's financial capital, hosted its first same-sex wedding reception at Anantha hotel, Kanjurmarg, last week.

Mumbaikars can now report traffic offenses using this app

04 Feb 2019

Mumbaikars can now report traffic offenses using this app

Making better use of technology, Mumbai Police has brought forward a new mobile application for Mumbaikars to upload live images of traffic violations such as people driving without helmets, or talking on the phone while driving.

#SochKeShareKaro: Mumbai Police teaches what not to share on WhatsApp

01 Feb 2019

#SochKeShareKaro: Mumbai Police teaches what not to share on WhatsApp

The official Twitter handle of Mumbai Police has never failed to impress us with their witty and humorous civic lessons.

'Simmba' director Rohit Shetty donates Rs. 51L to Mumbai police

30 Jan 2019

'Simmba' director Rohit Shetty donates Rs. 51L to Mumbai police

A month ago Rohit Shetty's Simmba hit the screens. Since then the movie has been on money churning spree at the box office.

How kids in Mumbai are trained to steal mobile phones

24 Jan 2019

How kids in Mumbai are trained to steal mobile phones

When four minors, aged 13-17, were arrested last week in Mumbai for stealing mobile phones, their revelations were rather interesting.

Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial

22 Jan 2019

Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial

The Maharashtra Cabinet today approved Rs. 100 crore for the construction of a memorial for late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.

Mumbai: Man sprinkled chemical on several women, enjoyed their suffering

19 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Man sprinkled chemical on several women, enjoyed their suffering

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Mumbai yesterday for sprinkling a burning adhesive on several women at Andheri Railway Station in past one month.

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

18 Jan 2019

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

As many as 7,000 persons, mostly graduates, had applied for 13 vacant posts of canteen waiters in Mantralaya, the Maharashtra secretariat, an official said today.

Mumbai Police takes #10YearChallenge, and is winning hearts of Mumbaikars

18 Jan 2019

Mumbai Police takes #10YearChallenge, and is winning hearts of Mumbaikars

Internet's latest craze- the #10YearChallenge has got netizens shuffling through their decade-old pictures showcasing the changes over the years.

Mumbai: Relief to commuters as BEST workers call off strike

16 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Relief to commuters as BEST workers call off strike

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) workers' union today called off their nine-day-old strike by agreeing to the implementation of an interim pay-hike for about 15,000 employees.

Mumbai Police teaches Pandya, Rahul the definition of a 'gentleman'

15 Jan 2019

Mumbai Police teaches Pandya, Rahul the definition of a 'gentleman'

The controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul over the former's sexist remarks on popular chat show Koffee With Koffee is currently the talk of the nation.

Mumbai: Mephedrone aka 'meow-meow' worth Rs. 40L seized, 2 arrested

14 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Mephedrone aka 'meow-meow' worth Rs. 40L seized, 2 arrested

Two drug peddlers were arrested and mephedrone worth Rs. 40 lakh was seized from them in suburban Andheri, a police official said today.

'Gully Boy' to #SillyBoy: Mumbai Police gives lesson with meme

11 Jan 2019

'Gully Boy' to #SillyBoy: Mumbai Police gives lesson with meme

As soon as the trailer of Gully Boy hit online on Wednesday, netizens went in a frenzy.

Mumbai: Coastal road promenade to overshadow Marine Drive walkway?

10 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Coastal road promenade to overshadow Marine Drive walkway?

The 29.2 km-long coastal road project in Mumbai will give rise to the city's longest promenade, overtaking the iconic walkway at Marine Drive in south Mumbai, a senior civic official has said.

'Loo' crisis: Mumbai police stations reek of filthy bathrooms

09 Jan 2019

'Loo' crisis: Mumbai police stations reek of filthy bathrooms

Mumbai Police are having a hard time answering nature's call because of the pathetic and foul-smelling toilets in the police stations.

Mumbai: Media-professional goes for walk, dies after falling from terrace

06 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Media-professional goes for walk, dies after falling from terrace

A 49-year-old media professional in Mumbai died after falling from the terrace of a building in suburban Goregaon today, police said.

Mumbai Police celebrates this 85-year-old woman's birthday: Here's why

04 Jan 2019

Mumbai Police celebrates this 85-year-old woman's birthday: Here's why

Despite living alone for many years in an apartment in Matunga, Mumbai, 85-year-old Lalita Subramanyam has been having blast on her birthday every year for the past four years.

Mumbai: LPG cylinder blasts, kills four-year-old girl, injures man

04 Jan 2019

Mumbai: LPG cylinder blasts, kills four-year-old girl, injures man

A four-year-old girl died and a man received injuries when a cooking gas cylinder exploded and led to a fire in a house in Kranti Nagar, Mumbai, yesterday evening, said a civic official.

Mumbai builder, stressed over project delay, shoots himself

03 Jan 2019

Mumbai builder, stressed over project delay, shoots himself

A 57-year-old builder allegedly committed suicide today by shooting himself at his office in suburban Chembur, a police official said.

#Sabarimala: Women form human-chain in Mumbai to support 'Women's Wall'

02 Jan 2019

#Sabarimala: Women form human-chain in Mumbai to support 'Women's Wall'

Over 1,000 women formed a human chain in Mumbai to express solidarity with the 'Women's Wall' formed in Kerala as part of an initiative to uphold gender equality amid the row over the entry of females of certain ages in the Sabarimala temple.

Mumbai: Angry with man's advances, woman chops off his genitals

27 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Angry with man's advances, woman chops off his genitals

Fed up of repeated sexual advances of a man, a 47-year-old woman decided to teach him a lesson. She chopped his genitals off, with the help of two men.

Mumbai Police helps woman give birth on Dadar Platform

26 Dec 2018

Mumbai Police helps woman give birth on Dadar Platform

Pregnant women obviously face a hard time when their water breaks unexpectedly at odd locations, and they are forced to give birth there.

Man borrows Rs. 6.5L from one girlfriend for second-girlfriend's abortion

24 Dec 2018

Man borrows Rs. 6.5L from one girlfriend for second-girlfriend's abortion

Mumbai Police arrested a man last week who allegedly duped his girlfriend of Rs. 6.5 lakh, and used Rs. 60,000 from it to pay for the abortion of another girlfriend he had impregnated.

Mumbai: Teen, murders 10-year-old, says got idea from crime-shows

23 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Teen, murders 10-year-old, says got idea from crime-shows

In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old allegedly murdered and sexually assaulted a 10-year-old in Mumbai's Sakinaka area and said he got the idea to hide the incident from crime shows.

Mumbai: 3 killed, 8 injured as under construction structure collapses

23 Dec 2018

Mumbai: 3 killed, 8 injured as under construction structure collapses

At least three people were killed and eight others injured in Mumbai when a two-story under-construction structure in a chawl collapsed this morning, police said.

Stampede at Mumbai's Mithibai college, 8 people hospitalized, 3 critical

21 Dec 2018

Stampede at Mumbai's Mithibai college, 8 people hospitalized, 3 critical

During a concert held at Mumbai's Mithibai College on Thursday night, a stampede broke out which led to severe injuries. Eight people were grievously injured and three among them are said to be critical.

Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties

20 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties

Fire incidents were reported yesterday from two hotels in Mumbai, including the luxury hotel Trident.

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

19 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

The death toll in the Mumbai hospital fire rose to nine today with a 65-year-old woman succumbing to her injuries, a civic official said.

600 killed in 84,000 fire-mishaps in Mumbai in 10yrs: Sena

19 Dec 2018

600 killed in 84,000 fire-mishaps in Mumbai in 10yrs: Sena

Mumbai witnessed more than 84,000 fire incidents in the last 10 years leading to the death of over 600 people, the Shiv Sena claimed today while questioning the state administration's preparedness to handle such mishaps.

Former Vice-President of tech company loots to fund 'rich' lifestyle

18 Dec 2018

Former Vice-President of tech company loots to fund 'rich' lifestyle

A man in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, who was once a Vice President in a leading tech company, was arrested last week on accounts of car-jacking and chain snatching, along with an accomplice.

Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGo flight grounded after bomb threat call

15 Dec 2018

Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGo flight grounded after bomb threat call

An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Lucknow via Delhi was grounded today after receiving a bomb threat call, airport sources said.

Mumbai: Uber driver masturbates in front of woman passenger

14 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Uber driver masturbates in front of woman passenger

A trip in Uber on Wednesday turned horrific for a female passenger in Mumbai after the driver masturbated in front of her.

Mumbai Police's 'Mowgli' tweet has an important message for society

13 Dec 2018

Mumbai Police's 'Mowgli' tweet has an important message for society

Mumbai Police has a knack of giving civic lessons through their quick-witted tweets and they're quite commendable.

Mumbai gets India's first pod hotel, best for solo travelers

06 Dec 2018

Mumbai gets India's first pod hotel, best for solo travelers

Necessity is the mother of invention and in a crammed city like Mumbai, the biggest necessity is a space to live.

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

29 Nov 2018

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

If everything goes as planned, by next March, there will be a 605 meters long and 145 meters wide skywalk connecting Mumbai with its equally bustling neighbor, Thane, across a creek.

Meet India's first 'Ironman'-constable, who shed 32kgs in 6 months!

27 Nov 2018

Meet India's first 'Ironman'-constable, who shed 32kgs in 6 months!

From fat to fab in six months is usually the tagline of health centers and gyms, challenging you to accomplish the difficult, if not impossible.

Mumbai Police honors 26/11 martyrs through a special tweet

26 Nov 2018

Mumbai Police honors 26/11 martyrs through a special tweet

Ten years ago, a cloud of doom had spread over Mumbai, as 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba carried out mass shootings and explosions in the city.