Mumbai: News

26 Mar 2018

Ashutosh Gowariker

Mumbai chapter of NSD's Theatre Olympics begins

Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, along with veteran actor Vikram Gokhale, inaugurated the eighth edition of Theatre Olympics, a fortnight-long international theatre festival in Mumbai.

25 Mar 2018


Investigate employees accused of corruption: Maharashtra govt orders BMC

The Maharashtra government has written to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) directing it to probe 2,001 of its staff accused of corruption.

24 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Mumbai battles tuberculosis: 50,000 cases reported in 3 years

Mumbai is still giving the government headaches when it comes to its rising tuberculosis cases.

Fresh seizure of Nirav Modi's jewelry, watches worth Rs. 26cr

A fresh seizure of antique jewelry, costly watches, and paintings worth Rs. 26cr has been made by the ED from the Mumbai apartment of Nirav Modi in connection with the over Rs. 12,000cr PNB fraud case.

23 Mar 2018

Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani's birthday: 6 interesting facts about the actress-turned-politician

Smriti Irani once claimed "an ideological umbilical cord with BJP." Her grandfather was a swayamsevak and mother, a booth-activist.

23 Mar 2018


Frustrated over debt, fights with mother, Mumbai man attacks wife,children

Mounting debts and relentless fights with his mother drove this Mumbai man to try and kill his wife and three children by stabbing them repeatedly.

23 Mar 2018


Mumbai police made this 7-year-old boy a cop. Know why

Arpit Mandal of Mumbai is all of 7 years and is battling cancer. But he always wished to be a cop, so Mulund police made him one.

23 Mar 2018


Mumbai man, taunted for being uneducated, stabs friend 54 times

Unable to bear constant taunts from his friend for being uneducated, a 21-year-old man in Mumbai slashed his 18-year-old friend's throat and stabbed him 54 times to ensure he is dead.

23 Mar 2018


Delhi Ola, Uber drivers strike today. Encouraged by Mumbai 'success'?

Probably getting encouraged by the 'success' of the Mumbai strike, Ola and Uber drivers of Delhi have decided to launch a 'large-scale' 24-hour strike on Friday.

22 Mar 2018


Mumbaikars, rejoice! Ola, Uber cabs to ply from tomorrow

After three harrowing no-cab days, Mumbaikars have something to cheer for.

22 Mar 2018


Kunal Kemmu skips helmet. Mumbai Police shows him who's boss!

Actor Kunal Kemmu, known for 'Go Goa Gone,' 'Golmaal' and 'Kalyug,' has been fined Rs. 500 by Mumbai Police for not wearing a helmet while riding a bike.

Mumbai fraud: Mother, daughter cheated 130 people promising flats, held

For this mother-daughter duo, promising people flats in costly Mumbai and then duping them proved to be child's play.

Thanks to Mumbai's sky-high prices, 1.09 lakh apartments lying unsold

Mumbai, which rules the country's property market, has seen sluggish real estate trade recently.

20 Mar 2018


Mumbai: Not segregating waste? Prepare to lose power, water supply

Is your housing society segregating the waste as wet and dry?

20 Mar 2018

Sanjay Dutt

Mumbai: Exam centers involved in paper leaks to be blacklisted

Examination centers found guilty of leaking papers would be blacklisted and permanently barred from conducting exams, Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde told the Legislative Council on Tuesday.

20 Mar 2018

Indian Railways

Mumbai: 11 cops injured in stone-pelting by students; 2 arrested

As many as 11 personnel of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) suffered injuries in stone pelting today by the agitating students demanding jobs in railways.

19 Mar 2018


Salman's former co-star seeks his financial help for TB treatment

Actress Pooja Dadwal, who was seen in Salman Khan starrer 'Veergati', is suffering from Tuberculosis and trying to reach out to the superstar for help.

19 Mar 2018

Mumbai Police

Like father, like son: Mumbai duo arrested for 'duping' businessman

A father-son duo was arrested in Mumbai for allegedly duping a city-based businessman and his kin, after promising them flats at cheap rates.

19 Mar 2018

Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Sena worker kills self; blames it on GST, demonetization

The Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly, Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, on MoNDAy, alleged that a Shiv Sena worker committed suicide while blaming his extreme step on demonetization and GST.

19 Mar 2018

Times of India

How this Mumbai-based firm duped lenders of Rs. 4,000cr

Investigators have taken action against businessmen accused of duping over 20 lenders of Rs. 4,000cr, reports TOI.

19 Mar 2018


Why are Bengaluru cab drivers not joining the Ola-Uber strike?

The Ola and Uber strike spearheaded by Mumbai's Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena apparently didn't reach Bengaluru, as cabs did ply on road, though fewer than usual.

19 Mar 2018

Navi Mumbai

Faulty signaling hits Mumbai train services during peak time

Already hit by the Ola-Uber drivers' strike, office goers in Mumbai had to face disturbance on Central Railways Harbour Line on Monday morning, adding to their blues.

19 Mar 2018


Ola, Uber drivers launch indefinite strike in Delhi, Mumbai, others

Ola and Uber drivers have launched an indefinite strike across major Indian cities, leaving commuters in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad and elsewhere helpless.

18 Mar 2018

South Korea

Book your tickets as Mumbai hosts Theatre Olympics' last lap

After touring for 36 days in 17 cities across India, the 8th Theatre Olympics, world's largest theatre fest has arrived to its final stop: Mumbai.

17 Mar 2018


Nawazuddin Siddiqui gets a clean chit in CDR case

In a respite for Nawazuddin Siddiqui, the Mumbai Police has now cleared his name in the Call Data Record (CDR) case.

16 Mar 2018

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut names her new plush Manali abode Kartik Niwas

After she got herself a new house in Mumbai last year, Kangana Ranaut has now bought a plush bungalow in Manali.

16 Mar 2018


Do you have trouble sleeping? A salary raise might help

The higher your salary raise, the better you sleep.

16 Mar 2018

Raj Thackeray

Uber, Ola drivers threaten indefinite strike from 18 March

The drivers of cab aggregators Uber and Ola have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from the midnight of 18 March.

16 Mar 2018


Mumbai: Use 'push-buttons,' stop traffic at junctions for easy crossing

To ease crossing of busy roads and junctions for pedestrians, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has installed 'push buttons' at major traffic junctions on Wednesday.

16 Mar 2018


This Mumbai banker became a billionaire by serving India's richest

In 1995, IIM-Ahmedabad alumnus Nirmal Jain set up Probity Research, one of India's first equity-research firms.

16 Mar 2018


'Wife left me; sorry mom, dad': Mumbai man commits suicide

Blaming his pregnant wife for leaving him, a 25-year-old took his life by jumping in front of a speeding local train in Virar, Mumbai on Wednesday.

15 Mar 2018


Mumbai teen narrowly escapes major injury while fighting mobile thief

March 10 will forever remain etched in the memory of this 18-year-old Mumbai youngster.

15 Mar 2018

App Store

In 2019, Mumbaikars will get BEST app for bus updates

Mumbai-based civic transport body BEST has decided to launch a mobile app next year that will allow commuters to get real-time updates about buses and their schedules.

14 Mar 2018


Mumbai cabbie gets 10 years' imprisonment for raping minor boy

A sessions court in Mumbai on Tuesday awarded 10 years' imprisonment to a 30-year-old man for raping a minor boy inside his cab five years ago.

14 Mar 2018


What did Stephen Hawking think of India and Indians?

Stephen Hawking, the celebrated British physicist-cosmologist, who died today (14 March) aged 76, visited India twice: for the first time in 1959 and then again in January 2001.

14 Mar 2018


Mumbai: 4ft rod removed from man after 5-hour surgery

Doctors at Mumbai's JJ Hospital recently removed a four feet long iron rod which pierced the groin of a 33-year-old man and exited near the neck.

14 Mar 2018


IndiGo cancels 42 flights today; airfares continue to rise

Domestic carrier IndiGo continued to operate with a curtailed schedule for the third day on Wednesday with the airline canceling 42 flights following the grounding of eight of its A320neo planes along with three of GoAir due to Pratt & Whitney engine issues.

13 Mar 2018


Mumbai: Man dupes women promising spiritual healing, arrested

A 37-year-old man was arrested near Mumbai's Borivli station yesterday for allegedly robbing women off jewelry and money under the guise of spiritual healing.

13 Mar 2018


Food, footwear, treatment, water: Mumbai's 'thank you' gifts for farmers

'If you ate today, thank a farmer,' the saying goes, and Mumbai followed.

Maha govt to make adulteration of milk a non-bailable offense

The Maharashtra Government has decided to come with a law that will make adulteration of milk a non-bailable offense, with a punishment of up to three years in jail.