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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Senior actor Dalip Tahil's son arrested for purchasing drugs

06 May 2021

Senior actor Dalip Tahil's son arrested for purchasing drugs

Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai actor Dalip Tahil's son, Dhruv (30), has been arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) of the Mumbai Police Crime Branch for allegedly purchasing and consuming drugs, multiple reports suggested.

05 May 2021

Mumbai records 2,554 new COVID-19 cases and 62 fatalities

Mumbai, on Tuesday, reported 2,554 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 62 deaths, taking the count of infections to 6,61,420 and the toll to 13,470, an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

05 May 2021

BMC sets up drive-in inoculation center; over 400 get inoculated

As many as 417 persons were administered COVID-19 vaccine jabs at a drive-in inoculation center set up by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on the first day, a civic official said on Tuesday.

04 May 2021

YRF pledges to vaccinate 30,000 FWICE members, await government's permission

One of the leading production houses in Bollywood, Yash Raj Films (YRF) has pledged to vaccinate 30,000 members of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) in Mumbai.

04 May 2021

IPL 2021 could move to just one venue: Details here

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season could be moved to just one venue keeping the rise of coronavirus cases in mind.

04 May 2021

Television actor duped of Rs. 86,000, police complaint filed

A television actor in Mumbai became prey to a fraudster recently, costing him Rs. 86,000.

30 Apr 2021

Mumbai temporarily shutting vaccinations; Delhi, Punjab also out of stock

No coronavirus vaccines will be administered for the next three days in India's financial capital Mumbai as the city's administration has run out of doses.

28 Apr 2021

Economy, political system collapsing due to COVID-19: Raut

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday said the economic, social, and political systems in India are collapsing due to the COVID-19 upsurge which has set the country back by at least 20 years.

27 Apr 2021

Mumbaikars flock for jabs as only 70% centers remain open

With the fear of a shortage of vaccines, people queued up in scorching heat outside vaccination centers in Mumbai on Monday to receive anti-COVID-19 jabs. The fresh stock will ensure smooth vaccination only till April 28.

24 Apr 2021

Mumbai: Color-coded sticker system for vehicles discontinued

The color-coded sticker system, which was recently introduced by the Mumbai Police to ensure smooth movement of vehicles engaged in emergency and essential services during the ongoing restrictions, has been discontinued, an official said on Saturday.

23 Apr 2021

Ambani security scare-Hiren case: NIA arrests one more Mumbai cop

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested Mumbai police inspector Sunil Mane in connection with the recovery of an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence and the murder of businessman Mansukh Hiren, an official said.

23 Apr 2021

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari talks about Narayana, Sudha Murthy film

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has been working to bring the story of real-life couple, Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy and author Sudha Murthy to the screen for months, and says it's not just a film but a life experience.

22 Apr 2021

COVID-19 aftermath: Bollywood daily wage workers cry for help

The surge in coronavirus cases and the subsequent curfew declaration in Maharashtra has left one bunch of people helpless, the daily wage workers.

22 Apr 2021

Man wanted to meet girlfriend, Mumbai Police's retort floors netizens

Mumbai police's humorous reply to a Twitter user, who wanted to meet his girlfriend during the ongoing coronavirus-induced restrictions imposed by the Maharashtra government, has won the hearts of netizens.

21 Apr 2021

Bollywood stars' idle vanity-vans turn saviors for on-duty COVID-19 cops

Vanity vans are reportedly being diverted from the sets of Rohit Shetty's Cirkus, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi, and Aanand L Rai's Raksha Bandhan.

20 Apr 2021

2,200 Remdesivir vials stocked by exporters seized in Mumbai

Police and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials raided two locations in Mumbai and seized 2,200 vials of Remdesivir stocked by exporters, an official said on Tuesday.

16 Apr 2021

HC permits Jain temples to home deliver food for devotees

The Bombay High Court on Friday permitted 58 Mumbai Jain temples and three in Pune and Nashik to home deliver special food consumed by the community while fasting during the annual nine-day Ayambil Oli Tap.

16 Apr 2021

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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