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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.

Sensex rises over 200 points in early trade

29 Jul 2021

Sensex rises over 200 points in early trade

Equity benchmark Sensex jumped over 200 points in early trade on Thursday, tracking gains in index majors Reliance Industries, Infosys, and HCL Tech amid a largely positive trend in global markets.

SIT formed to probe extortion case against Param Bir Singh

28 Jul 2021

SIT formed to probe extortion case against Param Bir Singh

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed to conduct a probe into an extortion case against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and seven others registered at Mumbai's Marine Drive Police Station and another case registered with the crime branch, an official said.

Corruption probe against Param Bir Singh: ACB issues lookout notice

27 Jul 2021

Corruption probe against Param Bir Singh: ACB issues lookout notice

The Anti-Corruption Bureau has issued a lookout notice against a bar owner in south Mumbai in connection with its probe into corruption allegations against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh, an official said on Tuesday.

Sensex rises over 150 points in early trade

27 Jul 2021

Sensex rises over 150 points in early trade

Equity benchmark Sensex surged over 150 points in early trade on Tuesday, tracking gains in index majors HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, and Tata Steel amid a positive trend in global markets.

Maharashtra: Woman advocate files rape case against two lawyers

26 Jul 2021

Maharashtra: Woman advocate files rape case against two lawyers

Mumbai Police has registered an FIR on charges of rape and molestation against seven persons, including two lawyers and five others, on the complaint of a 35-year-old woman advocate, an official said on Monday.

Over 70 dead as rains continue to batter Maharashtra

24 Jul 2021

Over 70 dead as rains continue to batter Maharashtra

More than 73 people have died in the past two days as unprecedented rains continue to batter parts of Maharashtra.

36 dead in landslides in Maharashtra, evacuation underway

23 Jul 2021

36 dead in landslides in Maharashtra, evacuation underway

Thirty-six people have reportedly died in landslide incidents in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, which has been witnessing incessant rainfall over the past few days.

Vidyut Jammwal begins shooting for 'Khuda Haafiz' sequel

22 Jul 2021

Vidyut Jammwal begins shooting for 'Khuda Haafiz' sequel

Actor Vidyut Jammwal on Thursday began filming for the sequel to his 2020 action-thriller Khuda Haafiz.

Convert Jinnah House into cultural center, requests BJP chief

22 Jul 2021

Convert Jinnah House into cultural center, requests BJP chief

BJP Mumbai President Mangal Prabhat Lodha has met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and reiterated his demand to convert Jinnah House, the city-based erstwhile residence of Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, into the South Asia Center for Arts and Culture (SACAC).

COVID-19 vaccination drive to resume from Friday in Mumbai

22 Jul 2021

COVID-19 vaccination drive to resume from Friday in Mumbai

The COVID-19 inoculation drive will resume in Mumbai from Friday at civic and government-run centers after the arrival of the new stock of vaccines, which was expected to arrive on Wednesday night, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a statement on Wednesday.

Raj Kundra asked Sagarika Shona for nude audition, claims actress

20 Jul 2021

Raj Kundra asked Sagarika Shona for nude audition, claims actress

The arrest of Raj Kundra, the husband of actor Shilpa Shetty, in connection with a pornographic case made headlines on Tuesday.

Mumbai rains: Boulder crash kills five of family in Thane

20 Jul 2021

Mumbai rains: Boulder crash kills five of family in Thane

Five members of a family were killed on Monday after a boulder rolled down and crashed on their home due to incessant rains in Thane city, while seven people were feared drowned at separate places in Maharashtra as Mumbai reeled under downpour for the second day.

22 died as heavy rains lash Mumbai; government announces relief

18 Jul 2021

22 died as heavy rains lash Mumbai; government announces relief

At least 22 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Mumbai, Maharashtra as the city experienced showers late last night and early Sunday morning.

Heavy rains lash parts of Mumbai; local train services hit

16 Jul 2021

Heavy rains lash parts of Mumbai; local train services hit

Heavy rains lashed parts of Mumbai and its suburbs since early morning on Friday, leading to water-logging on tracks at a few places and affecting the local train services, officials said.

Mumbai cop seen feeding cake to history-sheeter on latter's birthday

15 Jul 2021

Mumbai cop seen feeding cake to history-sheeter on latter's birthday

A video has gone viral on social media showing a senior inspector posted at a police station in Mumbai's suburban Jogeshwari feeding a piece of cake to a local history-sheeter as part of the latter's birthday celebration in a housing society.

FIR for violating COVID-19 norms at BJP leader's office

14 Jul 2021

FIR for violating COVID-19 norms at BJP leader's office

A First Information Report was registered against 42 persons including organizers of a public gathering at BJP leader Pankaja Munde's office at Worli in Central Mumbai on Tuesday for the violation of COVID-19 protocols, police said.

Mumbai: Under-construction shed collapses at INS Hamla; 11 laborers injured

13 Jul 2021

Mumbai: Under-construction shed collapses at INS Hamla; 11 laborers injured

Eleven laborers were injured after a part of an under-construction shed collapsed at the INS Hamla, a naval base at Marve in Malad area of Mumbai, a civic official said on Tuesday.

Mumbai: This is why BMC has sealed Suniel Shetty's building

12 Jul 2021

Mumbai: This is why BMC has sealed Suniel Shetty's building

Actor Suniel Shetty's building in Mumbai has been sealed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on account of the rising COVID-19 cases in the housing complex.

OTT giving opportunity to TV actors to reinvent: Arjun Bijlani

12 Jul 2021

OTT giving opportunity to TV actors to reinvent: Arjun Bijlani

Television star Arjun Bijlani believes digital space has given TV actors an opportunity to step out of their comfort zone and grow as an artist.

Mumbai woman held for poisoning husband over marital dispute

09 Jul 2021

Mumbai woman held for poisoning husband over marital dispute

A 55-year-old woman has been arrested in Mumbai for allegedly poisoning her husband by serving him insecticide-laced food over a marital dispute, police said on Thursday.

Maharashtra: Monsoon in revival mode; moderate showers in Mumbai

09 Jul 2021

Maharashtra: Monsoon in revival mode; moderate showers in Mumbai

After a long gap, Maharashtra is expected to receive good rainfall for the next four to five days as the southwest monsoon has become active once again, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

Kumar Ramsay, eldest of Ramsay Brothers, passes away at 85

08 Jul 2021

Kumar Ramsay, eldest of Ramsay Brothers, passes away at 85

Filmmaker Kumar Ramsay, known for penning most of the Ramsay Brothers' horror films including Rishi Kapoor-starrer Khoj, passed away on Thursday due to cardiac arrest. He was 85.

Naseeruddin Shah has been discharged from hospital, says son Vivaan

08 Jul 2021

Naseeruddin Shah has been discharged from hospital, says son Vivaan

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who was admitted to a Mumbai hospital for the treatment of pneumonia, was discharged on Wednesday, his son and actor Vivaan Shah said.

Dilip Kumar, wrapped in Tricolor, laid to rest in Mumbai

07 Jul 2021

Dilip Kumar, wrapped in Tricolor, laid to rest in Mumbai

Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passed away this morning at a Mumbai hospital, enveloping the entire country into a state of tragedy.

Mumbai Police busts illegal Bihar-based call center; six held

07 Jul 2021

Mumbai Police busts illegal Bihar-based call center; six held

The Mumbai Police has busted a Bihar-based illegal call center whose operators duped people in the name of coronavirus, and arrested five persons, including a BTech graduate, and also detained a minor who was part of the racket, an official said on Tuesday.

Mumbai, Pune to host AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022

06 Jul 2021

Mumbai, Pune to host AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022

The 2022 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Asian Cup in India will be held in Mumbai and Pune after the AFC dropped Bhubaneswar and Ahmedabad as venues to minimize participants' traveling time and ensure an "optimum environment" for a bio-secure bubble.

NCB nabs man wanted in Mumbai drugs factory case

05 Jul 2021

NCB nabs man wanted in Mumbai drugs factory case

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Monday arrested a criminal wanted in connection with the case of a drugs factory busted in south Mumbai's Dongri area earlier this year, an official said.

'Bone Death': New post-coronavirus condition emerges, 3 cases reported

05 Jul 2021

'Bone Death': New post-coronavirus condition emerges, 3 cases reported

At least three confirmed cases of Avascular Necrosis (AVN) or the death of bone tissues have been reported among coronavirus survivors in Mumbai, The Times of India reported.

'Welcome procession' lands recently-released history-sheeter in jail again

03 Jul 2021

'Welcome procession' lands recently-released history-sheeter in jail again

Ten days after he walked out of a prison on being granted bail, a history-sheeter was arrested in Mumbai after some of his supporters gathered and took out a procession to welcome him despite the coronavirus-induced restrictions in place, a police official said on Saturday.

BMC issues new norms for vaccination camps at offices, societies

02 Jul 2021

BMC issues new norms for vaccination camps at offices, societies

In light of the recent COVID-19 vaccination scam, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued additional guidelines and stated that inoculation at housing societies and workplaces will only be conducted by private vaccination centers registered on CoWIN portal, an official said on Friday.

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's debut novel to hit bookstores August 1

01 Jul 2021

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's debut novel to hit bookstores August 1

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari on Thursday announced that her debut novel Mapping Love will hit the bookstores on August 1 this year.

Citizens irked over suspension of COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai

01 Jul 2021

Citizens irked over suspension of COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai

Mumbaikars expressed unhappiness over the suspension of the COVID-19 vaccination drive at civic and government-run centers in Mumbai on Thursday due to a shortage of vaccine doses and raised questions over the management of the inoculation program.

Frustrated of constant fights with wife, man poisons his children

01 Jul 2021

Frustrated of constant fights with wife, man poisons his children

A six-year-old boy died while his two siblings were hospitalized after their father allegedly gave them rat poison in ice cream following a dispute with his wife in Mumbai, a police official said on Wednesday.

Jewelry shop looted in suburban Dahisar; owner shot dead

30 Jun 2021

Jewelry shop looted in suburban Dahisar; owner shot dead

Three armed robbers opened fire in a jewelry shop, killed the owner, and looted gold ornaments in suburban Dahisar in Mumbai on Wednesday, the police said.

Mumbai: Colombian national gets 10 years RI in drugs case

26 Jun 2021

Mumbai: Colombian national gets 10 years RI in drugs case

A special NDPS court in Mumbai has sentenced a 32-year-old Colombian national to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment in a drug case.

Maharashtra tightens COVID-19 curbs once again; Mumbai under Level-3 restrictions

26 Jun 2021

Maharashtra tightens COVID-19 curbs once again; Mumbai under Level-3 restrictions

Amid fears that Delta and Delta-Plus variants of SARS-CoV-2—the virus causing COVID-19—would fuel the potentiality of the imminent third wave, the Maharashtra Government tightened COVID-19-related curbs across the state.

Owner of Varaprada tugboat that sank during Cyclone Tauktae booked

25 Jun 2021

Owner of Varaprada tugboat that sank during Cyclone Tauktae booked

A case of culpable homicide has been registered in Mumbai against the owner of the Varaprada tugboat that sank in the Arabian Sea during last month's Cyclone Tauktae, in which 11 persons were killed, an official said on Friday.

Mumbai: Fake COVID-19 vaccine racket suspected of using distilled water

25 Jun 2021

Mumbai: Fake COVID-19 vaccine racket suspected of using distilled water

The Mumbai Police has launched an investigation into a fake COVID-19 vaccination racket, where beneficiaries are suspected to have been injected with distilled water instead of the vaccine.

No one can direct 'Emergency' better than me: Kangana Ranaut

24 Jun 2021

No one can direct 'Emergency' better than me: Kangana Ranaut

Actor Kangana Ranaut has announced that she is taking over the directing duties for her upcoming movie Emergency, based on former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Bogus vaccination camp: Woman held for providing fake IDs, certificates

24 Jun 2021

Bogus vaccination camp: Woman held for providing fake IDs, certificates

A woman was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the bogus vaccination drive held at a residential society in suburban Kandivali last month, police said, adding she used to provide fake ID cards and certificates to co-accused in the case.