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.

Monkeypox: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan prepare to fight against virus

24 May 2022

India
Monkeypox: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan prepare to fight against virus

Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra are reportedly gearing up to prevent monkeypox from entering their territories.

Petrol, diesel prices drop sharply after Centre cuts excise duty

23 May 2022

Business
Petrol, diesel prices drop sharply after Centre cuts excise duty

Fuel prices saw a considerable reduction after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's Saturday announcement of a central excise duty cut of Rs. 8/liter on petrol and Rs. 6/liter on diesel.

Kissing, fondling minor boy not unnatural offense: Bombay High Court

15 May 2022

India
Kissing, fondling minor boy not unnatural offense: Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court has declared that kissing on the lips and fondling are not unnatural activities under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Harman Baweja making biopic on India's first female forensic scientist

12 May 2022

Entertainment
Harman Baweja making biopic on India's first female forensic scientist

Well, it looks like Harman Baweja is on a spree of new movies!

NIA launches crackdown on Dawood Ibrahim gang, hawala operators

09 May 2022

India
NIA launches crackdown on Dawood Ibrahim gang, hawala operators

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday initiated a massive crackdown on Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company and his accomplices in Mumbai.

5 offbeat tourist destinations near Mumbai

06 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 offbeat tourist destinations near Mumbai

Located in Maharashtra, Mumbai is well-known for being a fast city, entertainment, glitz, and glamor.

IMD says heatwave is over, predicts rainfall across India soon

03 May 2022

India
IMD says heatwave is over, predicts rainfall across India soon

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has stated that the "heatwave is over" and forecasted rain and thunderstorms in several parts of the country, including Delhi.

Maharashtra: Minister warns of reintroducing mask rule if cases rise

01 May 2022

India
Maharashtra: Minister warns of reintroducing mask rule if cases rise

In the wake of rising COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra's Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Sunday the mandatory mask rule will be reinstated if infections continue to surge.

Rohit Shetty to co-produce biopic on Mumbai cop Rakesh Maria

30 Apr 2022

Entertainment
Rohit Shetty to co-produce biopic on Mumbai cop Rakesh Maria

Ace filmmaker Rohit Shetty is set to produce a biopic on former Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria.

Amid power crisis, parts of Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan face outages

26 Apr 2022

India
Amid power crisis, parts of Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan face outages

At a time when Maharashtra is reeling under a power crisis, several parts of the state witnessed outages at around 10:00 am on Tuesday.

Majority of India's workforce has stopped looking for jobs: Report

25 Apr 2022

India
Majority of India's workforce has stopped looking for jobs: Report

The problem of job creation and unemployment in India is becoming worse with an increasing number of people quitting to even look for jobs.

Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas move Bombay HC to cancel FIRs

25 Apr 2022

India
Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas move Bombay HC to cancel FIRs

Maharashtra independent MLA Ravi Rana and his wife, Amravati MP Navneet Rana, petitioned the Bombay High Court on Monday for the cancellation of FIRs against them.

5 beach wedding destinations in India

25 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 beach wedding destinations in India

Weddings have been a grand affair since time immemorial, and big fat Indian weddings are getting grander by the day.

Maharashtra Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas sent to 14-day judicial custody

24 Apr 2022

India
Maharashtra Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas sent to 14-day judicial custody

Maharashtra independent MLA Ravi Rana and his wife, Amravati MP Navneet Rana, were sent to 14-day judicial custody by Mumbai's Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Sunday.

Maharashtra: Hanuman Chalisa row reaches CM's residence; check details here

23 Apr 2022

Politics
Maharashtra: Hanuman Chalisa row reaches CM's residence; check details here

Security outside Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's Bandra house, Matoshree, was put on high alert after two lawmakers threatened to chant "Hanuman Chalisa" there on Saturday.

SC rejects Nawab Malik's plea in money laundering case

22 Apr 2022

India
SC rejects Nawab Malik's plea in money laundering case

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the Special Leave Petition filed by Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case.

CNG, piped gas rates hiked in Delhi, other cities

14 Apr 2022

Business
CNG, piped gas rates hiked in Delhi, other cities

Piped natural gas (PNG) prices have been hiked in Delhi and adjoining cities for the second time this month, while compressed natural gas (CNG) has also become more expensive.

Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged for 5th consecutive day

11 Apr 2022

Business
Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged for 5th consecutive day

The general public can breathe a sigh of relief as fuel prices in India remained unchanged for the fifth consecutive day on Monday.

COVID-19 XE variant reported by Gujarat; detected in 67-year-old man

09 Apr 2022

India
COVID-19 XE variant reported by Gujarat; detected in 67-year-old man

Gujarat's health department authorities on Saturday confirmed that the XE variant of the novel coronavirus was detected in a patient who had tested positive about a month ago.

INS Vikrant case: FIR against BJP leader Kirit Somaiya, son

07 Apr 2022

India
INS Vikrant case: FIR against BJP leader Kirit Somaiya, son

The Mumbai Police has registered an FIR against BJP leader Kirit Somaiya and his son, Neil, for allegedly siphoning off Rs. 57 crore from a campaign he had launched to save INS Vikrant.

Severe heatwave in Delhi likely to intensify from today: IMD

06 Apr 2022

India
Severe heatwave in Delhi likely to intensify from today: IMD

The continuing heatwave in Delhi is expected to worsen, with the maximum temperature expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and 43 degrees Celsius by Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

ED attaches Sanjay Raut's properties in Rs. 1,034 crore scam

05 Apr 2022

India
ED attaches Sanjay Raut's properties in Rs. 1,034 crore scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached eight land parcels in Alibaug and a flat in Mumbai's Dadar suburb linked to Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and his family under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Fuel prices hiked again, 13th increase in 15 days

05 Apr 2022

Business
Fuel prices hiked again, 13th increase in 15 days

State-owned fuel retailers on Tuesday raised the price of petrol and diesel by 80 paise, the 13th increase in the last 15 days.

India recorded hottest March since 1901; what caused severe heatwave?

02 Apr 2022

India
India recorded hottest March since 1901; what caused severe heatwave?

India recorded the hottest March days in 121 years as the scorching summer arrived early this year, says an analysis by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Petrol, diesel prices hiked for fourth time in 5 days

26 Mar 2022

Business
Petrol, diesel prices hiked for fourth time in 5 days

Petrol and diesel prices were raised by 80 paise/liter on Saturday, the fourth increase in five days, as oil companies passed on the increase in raw material costs to consumers.

Fuel prices increased again; Rs. 2.40/liter hike in four days

25 Mar 2022

Business
Fuel prices increased again; Rs. 2.40/liter hike in four days

After a one-day pause, prices of petrol and diesel were once again increased by 80 paise on Friday.

IPL 2022 to see over 25% capacity crowd: Details here

22 Mar 2022

Sports
IPL 2022 to see over 25% capacity crowd: Details here

The upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), scheduled to be held in Maharashtra, is likely to witness over 25% capacity crowds at the venues.

Diesel price for bulk customers hiked by Rs 25/liter

20 Mar 2022

Business
Diesel price for bulk customers hiked by Rs 25/liter

The price of diesel sold to bulk users has been raised by about Rs 25 per liter to reflect a nearly 40% increase in international oil rates, news agency PTI has reported.

Mumbai: BJP's Devendra Fadnavis detained over protest against Nawab Malik

09 Mar 2022

Politics
Mumbai: BJP's Devendra Fadnavis detained over protest against Nawab Malik

The Mumbai Police detained Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday.

COVID-19: Mumbai records lowest active caseload in almost two years

22 Feb 2022

Mumbai
COVID-19: Mumbai records lowest active caseload in almost two years

Mumbai has recorded the lowest active COVID-19 cases since April 2020, when coronavirus cases started to rise in the city for the first time.

FIR filed against NCB's Sameer Wankhede for faking age

20 Feb 2022

India
FIR filed against NCB's Sameer Wankhede for faking age

The Thane Police on Saturday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Narcotics Control Bureau's former Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede for willful misrepresentation of his age to obtain a bar license.

Top 5 amusement parks in India

19 Feb 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 amusement parks in India

Don't we all deserve a much-needed fun quotient in our lives?

Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor gets bail in fraud case

16 Feb 2022

Business
Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor gets bail in fraud case

A special court in Mumbai on Wednesday granted bail to Rana Kapoor, the founder and former chief executive officer (CEO) of Yes Bank.

Money laundering probe: ED attaches Rs 1.77cr of Rana Ayyub

11 Feb 2022

India
Money laundering probe: ED attaches Rs 1.77cr of Rana Ayyub

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) provisionally attached bank deposits worth Rs. 1.77 crore belonging to journalist Rana Ayyub in connection with a money laundering case on Thursday.

COVID-19 restrictions in Mumbai to be lifted by month-end: Mayor

08 Feb 2022

India
COVID-19 restrictions in Mumbai to be lifted by month-end: Mayor

Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Tuesday that COVID-19 restrictions in the city will be lifted by the end of February.

Maharashtra announces public holiday to mourn Lata Mangeshkar's death

06 Feb 2022

India
Maharashtra announces public holiday to mourn Lata Mangeshkar's death

The Maharashtra government has announced a public holiday in the state on Monday over the death of iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar, who breathed her last on Sunday morning.

Tata introduces 'enhanced meal service' on Air India flights

27 Jan 2022

India
Tata introduces 'enhanced meal service' on Air India flights

As Air India finally returns to the Tatas after 69 years, the group has taken its first step in the takeover by introducing an "enhanced meal service" on four flights departing from Mumbai, officials told news agency PTI.

COVID-19: Cases dip in Mumbai, Delhi; West Bengal new hotspot

16 Jan 2022

India
COVID-19: Cases dip in Mumbai, Delhi; West Bengal new hotspot

Delhi and Mumbai reported a substantial drop in the daily cases of COVID-19, indicating plateauing of infections.

'Sulli Deals' mastermind arrested from Indore; family alleges conspiracy

09 Jan 2022

India
'Sulli Deals' mastermind arrested from Indore; family alleges conspiracy

A 25-year-old Indore man Aumkareshwar Thakur has been arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly creating the controversial "Sulli Deals" app on Sunday.

COVID-19: IIT-K scientist says third wave may peak by February

09 Jan 2022

India
COVID-19: IIT-K scientist says third wave may peak by February

The third wave of COVID-19 could peak in India in late January or early February, according to Dr. Manindra Agrawal, a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

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