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.

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Coronavirus: Delhi, not Mumbai, is now India's worst-hit city

16 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Delhi, not Mumbai, is now India's worst-hit city

Delhi on Wednesday recorded 17,282 fresh coronavirus cases to become the worst-affected Indian city. The National Capital has now surpassed Mumbai to get this title.

Mumbai couple convicted in drug case in Qatar returns home

15 Apr 2021

Mumbai couple convicted in drug case in Qatar returns home

Mumbai-based couple Oniba and Sharique Qureshi, who was sentenced to ten years in jail in a drug case in Qatar in 2019, returned to the city on Thursday with their minor daughter.

Maharashtra: Officials told to monitor COVID-19-appropriate behavior amid curbs

15 Apr 2021

Maharashtra: Officials told to monitor COVID-19-appropriate behavior amid curbs

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday asked officials to closely monitor COVID-19-appropriate behavior among shop owners who have been allowed to operate during the new restrictions, as well as customers, and penalize the violators.

Repeat of 2020? Thousands reach railway station to leave Mumbai

14 Apr 2021

Repeat of 2020? Thousands reach railway station to leave Mumbai

The fear of a 2020-like situation prompted thousands of people, most of them migrant workers, to arrive at the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai on Wednesday, with the hope of boarding long-distance trains.

Mumbai: Two Russians held for performing stunts at sea link

10 Apr 2021

Mumbai: Two Russians held for performing stunts at sea link

Two Russian nationals were arrested for allegedly performing stunts at Mumbai's Bandra-Worli Sea Link, police said on Saturday.

Mumbai's dabbawalas condole the death of UK's Prince Philip

10 Apr 2021

Mumbai's dabbawalas condole the death of UK's Prince Philip

Mumbai's famous dabbawalas (tiffin carriers) have expressed grief over the death of Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Mumbai: Vaccination only in government, civic centers on April 10-11

10 Apr 2021

Mumbai: Vaccination only in government, civic centers on April 10-11

The vaccination drive against COVID-19 in Mumbai will take place only in government and civic centers on April 10 and 11 and not in any private hospital, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Friday.

COVID-19: Dose shortage hits vaccination drive in Mumbai

09 Apr 2021

COVID-19: Dose shortage hits vaccination drive in Mumbai

Several vaccination centers across Mumbai, including a jumbo COVID-19 facility in business district Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), suspended inoculation on Friday morning due to a shortage of doses, BMC sources said.

COVID-19: Film federation lays new guidelines for shooting

09 Apr 2021

COVID-19: Film federation lays new guidelines for shooting

The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has formed a monitoring team to ensure that all COVID-19 shooting guidelines, including safety precautions on-set, avoiding filming of crowd sequences, are strictly followed amid the surge in coronavirus cases in Maharashtra.

Waze sent to judicial custody till April 23

09 Apr 2021

Waze sent to judicial custody till April 23

A special NIA court in Mumbai, on Friday, sent suspended police officer Sachin Waze to judicial custody till April 23 in the case of recovery of an explosives-laden SUV from near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's house and the death of businessman Mansukh Hiren.

Avoid circulating fake videos of rush on trains: Central Railway

09 Apr 2021

Avoid circulating fake videos of rush on trains: Central Railway

The Central Railway on Friday urged citizens to avoid sharing old and fake videos of rush on outstation trains, and instead follow COVID-19 appropriate behavior during travels.

Suspended cop Waze taken to Mumbai hospital for check-up

08 Apr 2021

Suspended cop Waze taken to Mumbai hospital for check-up

The National Investigation Agency on Thursday took suspended police officer Sachin Waze to the government-run JJ Hospital in Mumbai for a medical check-up, an official said.

Top doctor says COVID-19 situation in Mumbai is 'grim'

07 Apr 2021

Top doctor says COVID-19 situation in Mumbai is 'grim'

The coronavirus situation at the ground level in Mumbai is grim, a top doctor at the KEM Hospital, one of the city's largest medical facilities, has warned.

Mumbai: BMC restricts entry of people at its offices

06 Apr 2021

Mumbai: BMC restricts entry of people at its offices

In the wake of a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has restricted the entry of people at its headquarters and other offices in the city.

Sachin Waze ran extortion racket from 5-star Mumbai hotel: NIA

02 Apr 2021

Sachin Waze ran extortion racket from 5-star Mumbai hotel: NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed that suspended Mumbai cop Sachin Waze was operating his alleged extortion racket from a room at a five-star hotel.

NCB red-flags Mumbai as India's cocaine capital: Report

02 Apr 2021

NCB red-flags Mumbai as India's cocaine capital: Report

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has reportedly red-flagged Mumbai as the cocaine capital of India.

Maharashtra: Plea seeks door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for people over 75

02 Apr 2021

Maharashtra: Plea seeks door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for people over 75

A public interest litigation has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking a direction to the Centre, Maharashtra government, and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to provide door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination for people over 75 and those who are physically challenged or bed-ridden.

Five made to do 'murga-walk' for trying to enter sea

30 Mar 2021

Five made to do 'murga-walk' for trying to enter sea

At least five men were punished and made to do the 'murga walk' for allegedly trying to enter the sea at Marine Drive in South Mumbai, the police said on Tuesday.

Mumbai: COVID-19 hospital bed allotment through 'war rooms,' not hospitals

30 Mar 2021

Mumbai: COVID-19 hospital bed allotment through 'war rooms,' not hospitals

As Mumbai sees a surge in coronavirus infections, the city's civic body has decided to impose a slew of measures for effective management of the outbreak.

Mumbai: Six booked for 'mall hospital' fire

27 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Six booked for 'mall hospital' fire

Police has registered an offense of culpable homicide against six persons in connection with the fire at a Bhandup mall, which claimed the lives of nine coronavirus patients undergoing treatment at a hospital located there, an official said on Saturday.

Mumbai: Ten dead in hospital fire, says fire department official

26 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Ten dead in hospital fire, says fire department official

Ten patients died after a fire broke out at a hospital inside a mall in Mumbai where coronavirus patients were being treated, a fire brigade official said on Friday.

Mumbai: Fire at hospital (inside a mall) kills two

26 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Fire at hospital (inside a mall) kills two

A major fire broke out at a hospital inside a mall in Mumbai killing at least two people, multiple reports said on Friday.

Mumbaikars fined Rs. 4-crore in a month for going maskless

25 Mar 2021

Mumbaikars fined Rs. 4-crore in a month for going maskless

Mumbai Police has collected a fine of Rs. four crore in less than a month from two lakh people in the city who were found not wearing masks despite the surge in COVID-19 cases, an official said on Thursday.

With 5,000+ fresh coronavirus cases, Mumbai reports highest single-day spike

25 Mar 2021

With 5,000+ fresh coronavirus cases, Mumbai reports highest single-day spike

Maharashtra capital Mumbai added 5,185 coronavirus cases to its tally on Wednesday, the highest-ever single-day spike since the outbreak. This includes all of last year and the mid-September peak.

Petrol, diesel prices reduced after more than a year

24 Mar 2021

Petrol, diesel prices reduced after more than a year

In the first reduction in rates in over a year, the petrol price on Wednesday was cut by 18 paise per liter and diesel by 17 paise a liter as international oil prices tumbled to the lowest since early February.

Delhi, Mumbai ban Holi celebrations in public amid coronavirus surge

24 Mar 2021

Delhi, Mumbai ban Holi celebrations in public amid coronavirus surge

As the coronavirus cases are surging countrywide, Delhi and Mumbai passed orders prohibiting residents from celebrating Holi in public.

Sharad Pawar defends Anil Deshmukh, gets mocked by the BJP

22 Mar 2021

Sharad Pawar defends Anil Deshmukh, gets mocked by the BJP

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was ailing and in the hospital, during the time he was allegedly discussing a Rs. 100 crore extortion racket with police officers, Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said today, ruling out the possibility of his resignation.

'Silsila,' 'Kabhi Kabhie' writer Sagar Sarhadi passes away at 88

22 Mar 2021

'Silsila,' 'Kabhi Kabhie' writer Sagar Sarhadi passes away at 88

Veteran writer-director Sagar Sarhadi passed away in Mumbai due to age-related issues. He was 88.

Mumbai: Man booked for sexually abusing a dog

20 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Man booked for sexually abusing a dog

A man in Mumbai has been booked by the police for allegedly sexually abusing a dog.

Dharavi witnesses a 62% jump in COVID-19 cases this month

20 Mar 2021

Dharavi witnesses a 62% jump in COVID-19 cases this month

Dharavi, the biggest slum in Mumbai, has reported 272 coronavirus cases so far in March as against the entire February's infection count of 168, a rise of 62 percent, civic officials said on Saturday.

Vaze, Hiren seen meeting on the day Scorpio was 'stolen'

20 Mar 2021

Vaze, Hiren seen meeting on the day Scorpio was 'stolen'

CCTV footage showed that suspended police officer Sachin Vaze and businessman Mansukh Hiren had met the day a Scorpio in Hiren's possession was stolen, and Vaze later tried to destroy evidence against him, investigators claimed on Friday.

Mumbai: Woman stopped over not wearing mask thrashes BMC worker

20 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Woman stopped over not wearing mask thrashes BMC worker

In a shocking incident, a female Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) worker in Mumbai was attacked by a woman who was stopped for not wearing a protective face mask in a public space and breaking the COVID-19 guidelines in place.

Mumbai reports 3,062 COVID-19 cases, biggest spike since pandemic began

19 Mar 2021

Mumbai reports 3,062 COVID-19 cases, biggest spike since pandemic began

Mumbai on Friday reported 3,062 new COVID-19 cases, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began.

FIR against Mumbai restaurant for flouting COVID-19 norms; 245 fined

18 Mar 2021

FIR against Mumbai restaurant for flouting COVID-19 norms; 245 fined

Police has registered an FIR against a popular restaurant in Mumbai for allegedly violating COVID-19 rules, civic officials said on Thursday.

Maharashtra government issues new COVID-19 guidelines for cinema halls

16 Mar 2021

Maharashtra government issues new COVID-19 guidelines for cinema halls

Amid the rising COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, the state government has issued fresh guidelines for cinema halls, hotels, restaurants, malls, and offices.

After FIR registered, Gauahar Khan's team claims she tested negative

16 Mar 2021

After FIR registered, Gauahar Khan's team claims she tested negative

Gauahar Khan's team has come to her defense after the actress was booked by the Mumbai Police for allegedly flouting COVID-19 rules.

Mumbai: Couple, in their 80s, jailed for sexually abusing child

12 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Couple, in their 80s, jailed for sexually abusing child

An 81-year-old woman and her 87-year-old husband have been sentenced by a special court in Mumbai to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl, who lived in their neighborhood, in 2013.

Maharashtra: Three cops among six booked for abetting man's suicide

12 Mar 2021

Maharashtra: Three cops among six booked for abetting man's suicide

An FIR has been registered in the Thane District of Maharashtra against six persons, including three policemen and a mother-daughter duo from Nagpur, for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 38-year-old man, an official said on Friday.

Three charged with attempt to murder in road rage incident

11 Mar 2021

Three charged with attempt to murder in road rage incident

Three men have been arrested for allegedly fatally assaulting two persons during an incident of road rage in suburban Sion in Mumbai, police said on Thursday.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi's record-breaking ton propels Mumbai to final

11 Mar 2021

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi's record-breaking ton propels Mumbai to final

After helping Mumbai win the quarter-final, skipper Prithvi Shaw has scored another hundred in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy.