Articles about Mumbai

Mumbai, also well-known as Bombay is the capital of Maharashtra. With the highest number of billionaires and millionaires in India, Mumbai is also the most populous city in India. Often labelled as the City of Seven Islands, City of Dreams, Gateway to India and Hollywood of India, Mumbai is also the entertainment, financial and the commercial capital of India.

SRK's son Aryan Khan arrested in Mumbai cruise drugs case

03 Oct 2021

SRK's son Aryan Khan arrested in Mumbai cruise drugs case

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has reportedly arrested Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, in connection with a drugs raid on a cruise off the Mumbai coast on Saturday night.

30 Mumbai college students test COVID-19 positive; 28 fully vaccinated

30 Sep 2021

30 Mumbai college students test COVID-19 positive; 28 fully vaccinated

At least 30 students of the government-run King Edward Memorial (KEM) Medical College in Mumbai have tested positive for coronavirus.

Fresh hike: Diesel at record high, petrol nears all-time high

30 Sep 2021

Fresh hike: Diesel at record high, petrol nears all-time high

Petrol and diesel prices on Thursday neared record levels across the country after rates were hiked by 25 paise and 30 paise a liter respectively.

Mumbai Police gets hoax call about threat at Mumbai airport

29 Sep 2021

Mumbai Police gets hoax call about threat at Mumbai airport

A hoax call caused panic at the Mumbai airport Tuesday by claiming an imminent threat to the lives of employees working at the airport.

BJP MLA approaches cops against BMC after pregnant woman dies

29 Sep 2021

BJP MLA approaches cops against BMC after pregnant woman dies

A Mumbai BJP MLA on Tuesday approached police claiming an eight-month pregnant woman died due to lack of doctors at a civic maternity home.

Ninety-year-old seeks pension of freedom fighter husband dead for 56yrs

27 Sep 2021

Ninety-year-old seeks pension of freedom fighter husband dead for 56yrs

Withholding the pension of a freedom fighter was not justified, the Bombay High Court has said and directed the Maharashtra government to respond to a plea filed by the 90-year-old wife of a freedom fighter, who died 56 years ago, seeking benefits of a government pension scheme.

Diesel price hiked, no change in petrol rate

24 Sep 2021

Diesel price hiked, no change in petrol rate

Diesel price on Friday was hiked by 20 paise per liter - the first increase in rates in over two months - as international oil prices neared their highest since 2018.

Man kills four-year-old son at Navi Mumbai railway station; arrested

21 Sep 2021

Man kills four-year-old son at Navi Mumbai railway station; arrested

A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his four-year-old son by throwing him on a platform at Sanpada railway station in Navi Mumbai, during an argument with his estranged wife, police said on Tuesday.

Horoscopes no excuse to go back on marriage promise: HC

21 Sep 2021

Horoscopes no excuse to go back on marriage promise: HC

The Bombay High Court refused to discharge a 32-year-old man from a rape and cheating case noting that he had used astrological incompatibility of horoscopes as an excuse to resile from his promise to marry the complainant woman with whom he was in a relationship.

Drugs worth over Rs. 150cr seized in last one year

20 Sep 2021

Drugs worth over Rs. 150cr seized in last one year

The Narcotics Control Bureau has seized various banned drugs worth over Rs. 150 crore in the last one year from Mumbai, adjoining Navi Mumbai, Thane, and other areas, a senior NCB official said.

Mumbai: Fourteen workers injured as girder of under-construction flyover collapses

17 Sep 2021

Mumbai: Fourteen workers injured as girder of under-construction flyover collapses

At least 14 workers were injured after a girder of an under-construction flyover at MTNL junction in suburban Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai collapsed early on Friday, civic officials said.

No Delta plus variant found in 376 samples: BMC

17 Sep 2021

No Delta plus variant found in 376 samples: BMC

No Delta plus variant of COVID-19, considered highly contagious, was found among 376 samples tested in the second round of genome sequencing in Mumbai, a senior civic official said on Thursday.

Ex-Mr. India contest winner tries to end his life

16 Sep 2021

Ex-Mr. India contest winner tries to end his life

Former Mr. India contest winner Manoj Patil allegedly tried to end his life by consuming sleeping pills at his residence in suburban Oshiwara in Mumbai in the wee hours on Thursday, police said.

Maharashtra minister miffed with Gavaskar over non-utilization of Mumbai plot

16 Sep 2021

Maharashtra minister miffed with Gavaskar over non-utilization of Mumbai plot

Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad on Wednesday said that legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar should utilize a government plot allotted to him in Mumbai by setting up a cricket academy, which remains unutilized even after over 30 years of allotment.

Mumbai: Byculla zoo welcomed two penguin chicks this year

15 Sep 2021

Mumbai: Byculla zoo welcomed two penguin chicks this year

Two penguin chicks were born in the Mumbai-based Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan, popularly known as the Byculla zoo, since May this year, Mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Wednesday.

India, Singapore launch project to link UPI and PayNow

14 Sep 2021

India, Singapore launch project to link UPI and PayNow

India and Singapore will link their respective fast payment systems - Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and PayNow - to enable users to make instant, low-cost fund transfers on a reciprocal basis, the Reserve Bank said on Tuesday.

Despite rape case, Mumbai is 'safest city' for women: Sena

13 Sep 2021

Despite rape case, Mumbai is 'safest city' for women: Sena

The Shiv Sena on Monday said the brutal rape and murder of a woman has shocked everyone, but Mumbai is the "safest city" in the world for women and there should be no doubt about it in anyone's mind.

Mumbai rape case: Woman assaulted, tortured; dies in hospital

12 Sep 2021

Mumbai rape case: Woman assaulted, tortured; dies in hospital

A 32-year-old woman in Mumbai died Saturday after facing a brutal sexual assault which reportedly left her with severe lacerations to her private parts.

BJP seeks capital punishment for Sakinaka rape accused

11 Sep 2021

BJP seeks capital punishment for Sakinaka rape accused

The BJP on Saturday sought capital punishment for the accused involved in Mumbai's Sakinaka rape and assault case and also hit out at the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government over the issue of women's safety.

Aditya Chopra launches 'Saathi Card' to help daily wage earners

11 Sep 2021

Aditya Chopra launches 'Saathi Card' to help daily wage earners

Filmmaker Aditya Chopra on Saturday launched the Saathi Card initiative to extend support to the Hindi film industry's daily wage earners and their families amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Maharashtra: Ganesh festival begins under COVID-19 cloud, 'darshan' goes online

10 Sep 2021

Maharashtra: Ganesh festival begins under COVID-19 cloud, 'darshan' goes online

Devotees welcomed Lord Ganesh in their homes and public pandals on Friday as the 10-day festival dedicated to the elephant-headed God began in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra with a focus on online darshan amid the looming threat of a third wave.

Luv Films to produce biopic on Sourav Ganguly

09 Sep 2021

Luv Films to produce biopic on Sourav Ganguly

A biopic on the life of former Indian cricket men's team captain Sourav Ganguly is in the works, which will be produced by Luv Films.

Mumbai teen honored with international award for environment-related project

09 Sep 2021

Mumbai teen honored with international award for environment-related project

A 12-year-old environmental activist from Mumbai has been named as a 2021 International Young Eco-Hero in recognition of his efforts to solve tough environmental problems.

Ganpati festival: BMC bans physical darshan, restricts participation in processions

08 Sep 2021

Ganpati festival: BMC bans physical darshan, restricts participation in processions

The Mumbai civic body has issued fresh guidelines for the Ganpati festival beginning from Friday and has banned physical darshan for devotees at public pandals and imposed restrictions on the number of participants in processions during celebrations.

Multiplex Association of India urges Maharashtra government to reopen theaters

07 Sep 2021

Multiplex Association of India urges Maharashtra government to reopen theaters

The Multiplex Association of India (MAI), along with leading cinema chains PVR and INOX, on Tuesday urged the Maharashtra government to reopen theaters in the state on an "urgent basis," claiming that the exhibition industry has suffered losses worth Rs. 4,800 crore.

Over two-thirds in COVID-19 ICUs not vaccinated in Mumbai: Report

07 Sep 2021

Over two-thirds in COVID-19 ICUs not vaccinated in Mumbai: Report

As Mumbai witnesses a surge in COVID-19 cases, a report studying the city's COVID-19 hospitals found that two-thirds of ICU patients were unvaccinated.

Mumbai has already recorded 2,570 COVID-19 cases in September

07 Sep 2021

Mumbai has already recorded 2,570 COVID-19 cases in September

In the first six days of September, Mumbai has recorded over 28 percent of the total COVID-19 cases that it had reported during the entire last month, as per civic data.

Money laundering case: Deshmukh moves Bombay HC against ED summons

02 Sep 2021

Money laundering case: Deshmukh moves Bombay HC against ED summons

Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh approached the Bombay High Court on Thursday, seeking to quash the summons issued to him by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering case registered against him.

Man killed after auto-rickshaw overturns in Mumbai

01 Sep 2021

Man killed after auto-rickshaw overturns in Mumbai

A 28-year-old man was killed after an auto-rickshaw in which he was traveling overturned on the Western Express Highway in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Apoorva Lakhia announces season two of 'Crackdown'

01 Sep 2021

Apoorva Lakhia announces season two of 'Crackdown'

Filmmaker Apoorva Lakhia on Wednesday announced season two of his espionage action-drama series Crackdown, starring Saqib Saleem.

COVID-19: Bombay HC raises concern over crowding in public places

31 Aug 2021

COVID-19: Bombay HC raises concern over crowding in public places

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday raised concern over crowds assembling at public places in Mumbai.

Cylinder blast in Mumbai's Dharavi; 14 injured rushed to hospital

29 Aug 2021

Cylinder blast in Mumbai's Dharavi; 14 injured rushed to hospital

At least 14 people have been injured due to a cylinder blast at a shanty in Dharavi, Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Sunday.

Maharashtra: Two held for sending obscene pictures, videos to girl

28 Aug 2021

Maharashtra: Two held for sending obscene pictures, videos to girl

Mumbai Police has arrested two persons from the neighboring Thane district for allegedly sexually harassing a 10-year-old girl by sending obscene pictures and videos to her through social messaging platforms, an official said on Saturday.

70% of south Mumbai might submerge by 2050: Civic chief

28 Aug 2021

70% of south Mumbai might submerge by 2050: Civic chief

Mumbai municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has made a sinister prediction for the city, saying that by 2050, a major portion of south Mumbai, including the business district of Nariman Point and state secretariat Mantralaya, will go underwater due to rising sea level.

Mumbai: Woman duped of Rs. 25 lakh; one arrested

27 Aug 2021

Mumbai: Woman duped of Rs. 25 lakh; one arrested

The cyber police in Mumbai has arrested a 46-year-old man from Rajasthan for allegedly cheating a woman of Rs. 25 lakh by promising to sell her gold at a low rate, an official said on Thursday.

Indian adaptation of 'Call My Agent' to premiere on Netflix

26 Aug 2021

Indian adaptation of 'Call My Agent' to premiere on Netflix

Call My Agent: Bollywood, the Indian adaptation of the popular French series, is heading to Netflix, the streaming platform announced on Thursday.

Abhishek Bachchan resumes work in Chennai right after undergoing surgery

26 Aug 2021

Abhishek Bachchan resumes work in Chennai right after undergoing surgery

Abhishek Bachchan has resumed work in Chennai after undergoing a surgery for a "freak accident" he had suffered on the sets "last Wednesday."

'Mumbai Diaries 26/11' trailer: Salutes the first responders, respectfully

26 Aug 2021

'Mumbai Diaries 26/11' trailer: Salutes the first responders, respectfully

Mumbai Diaries 26/11 trailer dropped recently, and it does shake you from inside.

Fishermen protest against plan to shift them from Crawford Market

26 Aug 2021

Fishermen protest against plan to shift them from Crawford Market

Fishermen from Mumbai and neighboring areas have opposed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's plan to relocate fish vendors from Mumbai's Crawford Market.

Allegations against Deshmukh are baseless: Builder claims before probe panel

25 Aug 2021

Allegations against Deshmukh are baseless: Builder claims before probe panel

The allegations of corruption leveled against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh are "baseless" and a "vindictive act" of senior IPS officer Param Bir Singh, a Mumbai-based builder, Bimal Agarwal, claimed in his affidavit submitted before an inquiry commission on Wednesday.