Navi Mumbai: News

01 Mar 2024


Ex-Intel India head's death: Driver blames sleeps for fatal crash

The driver of the cab that hit former head of Intel India Avtar Saini on Thursday told the police that he lost control over the vehicle as he dozed off due to fatigue from driving overnight.

Ex-Intel India head hit by speeding cab while cycling, dies

Avtar Saini, a renowned chip designer and former Intel India country head, was killed after a cab hit him while he was cycling on Palm Beach Road in Navi Mumbai.

12 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Atal Setu. Here's what's special about it

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated India's longest sea bridge in Mumbai.

12 Jan 2024


PM Modi inaugurates India's longest sea bridge in Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India's longest sea bridge—Atal Setu—on Friday.

10 Jun 2023


Why new international airport in Navi Mumbai is special

The under-construction international airport in Navi Mumbai is reportedly set to start its operations by December 2024.

17 Apr 2023

Eknath Shinde

11 die due to heat stroke at Maharashtra award event 

In an absolutely shocking incident, the "Maharashtra Bhushan" award event on Sunday in Navi Mumbai turned tragic after at least 11 people died and nearly 50 others were hospitalized after they suffered heat stroke during the ceremony, NDTV reported.

20 Feb 2022


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.

22 Dec 2021


Modi to launch water taxis in Mumbai next month

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a water taxi service between Mumbai and Navi Mumbai in January.

28 Sep 2021


Maharashtra: Three held for stealing Rs. 10.85L from kin's house

The police has arrested a woman's sister and two other relatives for allegedly stealing Rs. 10.85 lakh cash from her house in Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Tuesday.

21 Sep 2021


Man kills four-year-old son at Navi Mumbai railway station; arrested

A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his four-year-old son by throwing him on a platform at Sanpada railway station in Navi Mumbai, during an argument with his estranged wife, police said on Tuesday.

17 Sep 2021

Adani Group

Navi Mumbai airport work should be completed by 2024: Pawar

The construction of the Navi Mumbai International Airport Ltd (NMIAL), which is now under the management of the Adani group, should be completed by 2024, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has said.

24 Aug 2021


IKEA to launch first city store in Mumbai

Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA on Tuesday said that it is going to open its first-ever city store in India in Mumbai, which would be more accessible to its customers in the city.

10 Aug 2021


Teenage girl strangles mother with belt after quarrel over studies

A 15-year-old girl allegedly strangulated her mother to death with a karate belt after a fight over her studies in Navi Mumbai, police said on Tuesday.

13 Jul 2021


Woman wanted estranged lover back, loses lakhs to tantrik instead

A self-proclaimed 33-year-old Tantrik was arrested by Navi Mumbai Police in Maharashtra for allegedly cheating a 26-year-old woman of Rs. 4.57 lakh under the pretext of performing some "black magic" to make her estranged lover marry her, police said on Monday.

08 Nov 2020

Arnab Goswami

Arnab Goswami shifted to Taloja Jail; alleges threat to life

Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami was shifted to the Taloja Jail in Navi Mumbai on Sunday morning. Goswami, 47, has been arrested in connection with a two-year-old abetment to suicide case.

28 Oct 2020


Divya Agarwal, who lambasted hospital earlier, loses father to coronavirus

Actor Divya Agarwal, best known for her stint in Splitsvilla, lost her father to coronavirus on Wednesday.

07 Oct 2020

Jaguar Land Rover

Ahead of launch, new-generation Land Rover Defender arrives in India

Jaguar Land Rover will launch its much-anticipated Defender SUV in India on October 15. In the latest development, the first batch of the flagship SUV has arrived at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Navi Mumbai.

27 May 2020


Trains arrive in Kerala 'unannounced', state government unhappy with Centre

The Left-run Kerala government has slammed the Centre for sending the trains carrying migrant workers to the state without proper communication. The Railways want to be the "super spreader" in the state, Finance Minister Thomas Isaac tweeted.

25 May 2020


Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here

The lockdown enforced to contain the outbreak of COVID-19 has surged the demand for home delivery of essentials, giving a significant boost to the business of e-grocers like Bigbasket and Grofers.

17 May 2020

Manjit Singh

Neighbors refused to help dying actor fearing COVID-19 infection

Television actor Manmeet Grewal committed suicide at his residence in Navi Mumbai on Friday night.

04 May 2020


Mumbai: Doctor sexually assaults 44-year-old male COVID-19 patient

In a shocking incident, a 34-year-old doctor has been accused of sexually assaulting a 44-year-old male coronavirus patient in Mumbai's Wockhardt Hospital on May 1. The accused has now been sacked by the posh medical facility.

27 Apr 2020


Reliance's JioMart goes live on WhatsApp: Details here

In a bid to simplify the process of buying groceries and daily essentials, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has launched its JioMart service on WhatsApp.

15 Apr 2020


Bandra chaos: 'Labor leader' arrested for spreading rumors; journalist booked

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extension of nationwide lockdown till May 3, horrifying images emerged from Bandra, Mumbai.

27 Dec 2019


Pune DIG booked for molesting friend's minor daughter at party

Deputy Inspector-General (Motor Transport) Pune has been booked for allegedly molesting a minor at her birthday party.

14 Nov 2019


Man lets friend rape his wife, calls it his fantasy

A shocking incident has come to fore from Mumbai, wherein a man is accused of raping his friend's wife with his "consent".

26 Sep 2019


Navi Mumbai man gangraped by five; penetrated with coconut shells

In a horrific incident, a 36-year-old man sustained grievous injuries after he was assaulted and gangraped by five men in Vashi, Navi Mumbai on Monday night.

03 Sep 2019


Navi Mumbai: Major fire breaks out at ONGC-plant, four dead

In a distressing incident, a major fire broke out at a state-run ONGC plant in Uran, Navi Mumbai, on Tuesday morning, killing four people.

27 Jul 2019


Mumbai: Two Class 9 students extorted Rs. 3L from classmate

In a shocking incident, Maharashtra police has recently booked two Class IX students for allegedly extorting Rs. 3 lakh from their classmate in the last 18 months.

15 Jul 2019


Tata Sky Broadband offering unlimited data plans at Rs. 590/month

Rivaling Reliance Jio's GigaFiber and Bharti Airtel's V-Fiber, Tata Sky Broadband has updated its plans to offer unlimited data at upto 100Mbps at prices starting from Rs. 590 per month.

07 Feb 2019


Panic grips as foreign couple lands in Navi-Mumbai using parachute

Panic spread among locals residing in Navi Mumbai last week, when two unidentified people were spotted landing in the area using a parachute.

02 Jan 2019


#Sabarimala: Women form human-chain in Mumbai to support 'Women's Wall'

Over 1,000 women formed a human chain in Mumbai to express solidarity with the 'Women's Wall' formed in Kerala as part of an initiative to uphold gender equality amid the row over the entry of females of certain ages in the Sabarimala temple.

18 Dec 2018

Fortis Hospital

Former Vice-President of tech company loots to fund 'rich' lifestyle

A man in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, who was once a Vice President in a leading tech company, was arrested last week on accounts of car-jacking and chain snatching, along with an accomplice.

09 Dec 2018


Mumbai: Politician arrested, TV-actress detained after diamantaire found dead

The death of diamantaire Rajeshwar Udani in Mumbai has led the police to arrest a politician and detain a prominent television actress, officials said on Saturday.

11 Nov 2018


Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal

Up to Rs. 65,000 crore has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

17 Oct 2018


Mumbai: Notorious serial rapist, murderer, accused in 20 cases, nailed

Almost a decade after he raped and murdered two girls, a notorious serial rapist in Mumbai who is accused in at least 20 cases has been been conclusively identified, thanks to forensic tests.

05 Oct 2018


Mumbai: 17-year-old missing boy's body found in Gharapuri

The decomposed body of a missing youth, the son of a scientist working with the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC) in Mumbai, was found at Gharapuri Island off the city coast, police said.

27 Sep 2018


Maharashtra: Serial rapist, accused in 13 cases, arrested

A man wanted in connection with 13 cases of rape and molestation of minor girls in Mumbai and neighboring areas of Navi Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar district was arrested yesterday.

20 Sep 2018


Maharashtra: MSEDCL to set up 500 electric vehicle charging stations

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) plans to set up 500 electric vehicle charging stations across Maharashtra to encourage the use of green energy by automobiles.

18 Sep 2018

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Communications to exit telecom to focus on real estate

Billionaire Anil Ambani today announced that the cash-strapped Reliance Communications will be completely exiting the telecom business to concentrate on real estate in future.

11 Sep 2018


Mumbai: Accused confesses he killed HDFC Vice-President to pay EMIs

Sarfaraz Shaikh, the main accused in the murder of HDFC Vice President Siddharth Sanghavi, on Monday admitted to killing him for money to pay EMIs for his bike.

08 Sep 2018


Mumbai: HDFC Vice President goes missing, car found abandoned

A Vice President of HDFC Bank has reportedly gone missing under mysterious circumstances from his office in Kamala Mills, Mumbai.

13 Aug 2018


Pune, most livable city in India: Ease of Living Index

Pune has been ranked first in the Ease of Living Index launched by Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today, with Navi Mumbai ranking second, and Delhi languishing at 65.

11 Aug 2018


CIDCO announces lottery for 14,838 affordable apartments in Navi Mumbai

The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), a state planning agency, today announced a lottery for 14,838 affordable apartments in the Navi Mumbai area.