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'Free Kashmir' poster: Mumbai Police files 'C Summary' report

29 Dec 2020

'Free Kashmir' poster: Mumbai Police files 'C Summary' report

The Mumbai Police has submitted a 'C summary' report before a metropolitan court in a case filed against a woman accused of holding a "Free Kashmir" poster during a protest at the Gateway of India in January this year, a senior police official said on Tuesday.

Mumbai makes institutional isolation mandatory for COVID-19 patients above 50

21 Aug 2020

Mumbai makes institutional isolation mandatory for COVID-19 patients above 50

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has modified its guidelines for COVID-19 patients in Mumbai and has urged that all the virus-affected people (who are above 50) should opt for mandatory institutional isolation even if they are asymptomatic.

School principal, teacher attack 15-year-old with acid in Mumbai

24 Dec 2019

School principal, teacher attack 15-year-old with acid in Mumbai

A teenager in Mumbai suffered severe burn injuries after she was allegedly attacked with acid by the principal of her alma mater.

4-month-old dies on SpiceJet flight; cause of death unknown

16 Nov 2019

4-month-old dies on SpiceJet flight; cause of death unknown

In a tragic incident, a four-month-old girl died during a Surat-Mumbai flight on Friday.

Mumbai: 25-year-old woman arrested for sharing sister's nudes with boyfriend

02 Nov 2019

Mumbai: 25-year-old woman arrested for sharing sister's nudes with boyfriend

A 25-year-old Mumbai woman was recently arrested for sending a video of her younger sister bathing to her boyfriend, Agripada Police said.

Mumbai hotel charges Rs. 1,700 for two boiled-eggs; Twitter reacts

12 Aug 2019

Mumbai hotel charges Rs. 1,700 for two boiled-eggs; Twitter reacts

If you thought that paying over Rs. 400 for two bananas was a bit extravagant, you are in for more surprise.

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

03 Aug 2019

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai for a second consecutive week, throwing normal life out of gear.

Maharashtra: Ulhas river bridge collapses, IMD issues red-alert in state

28 Jul 2019

Maharashtra: Ulhas river bridge collapses, IMD issues red-alert in state

In the early hours of Sunday, a part of a bridge on the Ulhas river linking Murbad to Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district got washed away amid heavy rainfall in the region.

Heavy rains lash Mumbai: Flights disrupted; traffic jams, water-logging reported

08 Jul 2019

Heavy rains lash Mumbai: Flights disrupted; traffic jams, water-logging reported

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai in the early hours on Monday, leading to the disruption of flight operations at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport as well as traffic snarls across the city.

Mumbai rains: Cab rides become as costly as Goa flights

05 Jul 2019

Mumbai rains: Cab rides become as costly as Goa flights

The troubles of Mumbaikars do not seem to end anytime soon, with the incessant rains making life difficult (and utterly costly), of late.

Monsoon lashes Mumbai, temperature reduces; waterlogging results in traffic woes

28 Jun 2019

Monsoon lashes Mumbai, temperature reduces; waterlogging results in traffic woes

Heavy rains lashed the financial capital of India, Mumbai, today, three days after the announcement of onset of the south-west monsoon in Maharashtra.

Mumbai University releases first cut-off list: Details here

19 Jun 2019

Mumbai University releases first cut-off list: Details here

Colleges affiliated to the Mumbai University recently released their first cut-off lists for the undergraduate courses.

BEST to charge Rs. 5 for journey till 5 km

17 Jun 2019

BEST to charge Rs. 5 for journey till 5 km

In a recent meeting with Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST), Mumbai's civic administration, BMC, has suggested reducing the minimum fare to Rs. 5 for upto 5 km.

You can soon attend Mumbai University's PhD vivas, ask questions

27 May 2019

You can soon attend Mumbai University's PhD vivas, ask questions

Soon, members of the public will be given a chance to attend public vivas and pose questions to PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) candidates at the University of Mumbai, under a new ordinance.

This Mumbai woman helps beggars to become professional artists

20 May 2019

This Mumbai woman helps beggars to become professional artists

While travelling in the famous local trains in Mumbai, it is hard to miss the music of the street singers inside the trains and at stations.

Mumbai: Man flashes penis at woman inside ATM, now arrested

13 May 2019

Mumbai: Man flashes penis at woman inside ATM, now arrested

In a shocking incident, a 38-year-old man was arrested for allegedly flashing a woman inside an ATM kiosk in Navghar, Mumbai.

Mumbai's dabbawalas to present royal baby with silver goodies

11 May 2019

Mumbai's dabbawalas to present royal baby with silver goodies

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, welcomed their firstborn into this world on Monday.

Woman delivers baby boy at 'One Rupee Clinic' in Thane

28 Apr 2019

Woman delivers baby boy at 'One Rupee Clinic' in Thane

On Saturday, a 20-year-old woman, Pooja Chauhan, gave birth to a baby boy in 'One Rupee Clinic' at Thane railway station.

Mumbai: Woman fined Rs. 3.6 lakh for feeding stray dogs

16 Apr 2019

Mumbai: Woman fined Rs. 3.6 lakh for feeding stray dogs

The Nisarg Heaven Society in Kandivali, Mumbai, has allegedly imposed a fine of Rs. 3.6 lakh on a woman, Neha Datwani, for feeding stray dogs inside the society.

3-year-old kidnapped girl reunited with mother, two held for abduction

14 Apr 2019

3-year-old kidnapped girl reunited with mother, two held for abduction

After being abducted almost two weeks ago from Mumbai's Bandra East, a three-year-old girl, identified as Fatima Shaikh, was reunited with her mother on Thursday.

Mumbai: 100+ sanitary-pad vending-machines to be installed for Police personnel

12 Apr 2019

Mumbai: 100+ sanitary-pad vending-machines to be installed for Police personnel

In an attempt to improve menstrual hygiene among its women personnel, the Mumbai Police has decided to set up sanitary pad vending machines at 140 locations across the city.

Mumbai Police partners with TVF to address triple riding issue

09 Apr 2019

Mumbai Police partners with TVF to address triple riding issue

Mumbai Police is not only known for their hard work but is also praised for their wittiness on Twitter.

#TravelBytes: Top 5 summer weekend-getaways from Mumbai

07 Apr 2019

#TravelBytes: Top 5 summer weekend-getaways from Mumbai

No matter how much we all adore our beloved City of dreams, but the fact is that it can, at times, get frustrating.

TV actress and model hits vehicles, booked for drunk driving

02 Apr 2019

TV actress and model hits vehicles, booked for drunk driving

Mumbai Police has registered a case against a TV actress and model for driving under the influence of alcohol and ramming into other vehicles, damaging at least seven, in Santacruz.

BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

02 Apr 2019

BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

An assistant engineer of Mumbai's civic body was arrested yesterday in connection with last month's foot overbridge (FOB) collapse at CSMT station that had left six persons dead, police said.

Mumbai: 3D superimposition technique helps recreate unidentified murder victim's face

31 Mar 2019

Mumbai: 3D superimposition technique helps recreate unidentified murder victim's face

The Mumbai Police have sought the help of the forensic team of KEM Hospital, Mumbai in a mystery murder case.

Mumbai: Google's new recruit, a BE student not from IIT

29 Mar 2019

Mumbai: Google's new recruit, a BE student not from IIT

Every year, lakhs of students take the Joint Entrance Examination to join prestigious engineering colleges in India, especially IITs.

Mumbai's medical college students protest against 'No Short Skirt' rule

25 Mar 2019

Mumbai's medical college students protest against 'No Short Skirt' rule

Recently, students of Mumbai's J J Hospital's Grant Medical College launched a protest against college authorities, after the female students were allegedly asked to sit away from men during events and not to wear short skirts.

Model murder case: Accused teenager claims deceased threatened him

24 Mar 2019

Model murder case: Accused teenager claims deceased threatened him

Syed Muzammil, a 19-year-old boy, who was accused of murdering aspiring model, Mansi Dixit, has applied for bail.

Young mom kills 16-day-old daughter in central Mumbai, arrested

23 Mar 2019

Young mom kills 16-day-old daughter in central Mumbai, arrested

A 25-year-old woman was arrested yesterday evening for allegedly killing her 16-day-old daughter in Mumbai, police said.

Maharashtra: Citizens lodge 400 poll code violation complaints via app

20 Mar 2019

Maharashtra: Citizens lodge 400 poll code violation complaints via app

The Maharashtra chief electoral office has received up to 400 complaints of violation of the model code of conduct through its app cVIGIL, an official said today.

Woman kills editor for allegedly harassing her for two years

20 Mar 2019

Woman kills editor for allegedly harassing her for two years

In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old woman, along with a printing press owner, was arrested for allegedly killing and disposing the body of a magazine editor.

#ManoharParrikar: IIT-B to remember its distinguished alumnus at condolence meet

18 Mar 2019

#ManoharParrikar: IIT-B to remember its distinguished alumnus at condolence meet

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) will hold a condolence meet this evening to pay tributes to their alumnus, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who died after battling pancreatic ailment for a year.

BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge

16 Mar 2019

BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge

Civic body authorities yesterday brought down the remaining part of the foot-over-bridge (FOB), a major portion of which had collapsed Thursday evening, killing six persons and injuring over 30 others.

Mumbai bridge collapse: Scrap bullet train project, demands NCP

15 Mar 2019

Mumbai bridge collapse: Scrap bullet train project, demands NCP

After the deadly bridge collapse near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSMT) railway station, Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has asked the government to scrap the multi-billion dollar Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.

Soon, watch free movies and shows in Mumbai local trains

15 Mar 2019

Soon, watch free movies and shows in Mumbai local trains

Mumbai local rail network is considered an essential lifeline of the city.

Fix responsibility for bridge-collapse by this evening: Fadnavis to BMC

15 Mar 2019

Fix responsibility for bridge-collapse by this evening: Fadnavis to BMC

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he had asked BMC chief Ajoy Mehta to fix "primary responsibility" for yesterday's foot-over-bridge collapse by this evening.

Mumbai businessman dies just two days after hair transplant surgery

14 Mar 2019

Mumbai businessman dies just two days after hair transplant surgery

A 42-year-old businessman, based in Mumbai, died just 40 hours after he got a hair transplant surgery.

Helmets save lives, Mumbai Police reminds in a fun way

01 Mar 2019

Helmets save lives, Mumbai Police reminds in a fun way

Mumbai Police's Twitter account is like that teacher who imparts important life lessons (in this case, civic lessons) in a fun way.

Mumbai: Children collect 15,000 utensils in 3 hours for charity

26 Feb 2019

Mumbai: Children collect 15,000 utensils in 3 hours for charity

In a goodwill gesture, a group of Parsi children in Mumbai conducted a figurative marathon in a bid to help some unfortunate citizens.

Indian Railways plans to curb illegal ticket booking, train thefts

20 Feb 2019

Indian Railways plans to curb illegal ticket booking, train thefts

There have been countless reports of train robberies and thefts, especially on luxury trains, bound for long routes.

Thane: Decomposed, chopped body-parts of child found near rail track

18 Feb 2019

Thane: Decomposed, chopped body-parts of child found near rail track

Chopped and highly decomposed body parts suspected to be of a child have been found near a railway track in Thane, Maharashtra, police said today.

Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

16 Feb 2019

Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

In a first, a human organ was transported from one hospital to another via Mumbai local trains.

Maharashtra government plans to make self-defense part of school curriculum

16 Feb 2019

Maharashtra government plans to make self-defense part of school curriculum

The Maharashtra government is considering making training in self-defense a part of the school curriculum in the state.

Mumbai: Scolded over PUBG addiction, man stabs sister's fiance

16 Feb 2019

Mumbai: Scolded over PUBG addiction, man stabs sister's fiance

PUBG fever has gripped the nation, and cases of it having bad effects on people are also on the rise.

For 20 years, man stole cars to replace taxis' parts

11 Feb 2019

For 20 years, man stole cars to replace taxis' parts

A 65-year-old got arrested recently, in a major theft case in Mumbai.

Amol Palekar interrupted at NGMA event for speaking against government

10 Feb 2019

Amol Palekar interrupted at NGMA event for speaking against government

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar was repeatedly interrupted on Friday during his speech against the Ministry of Culture by some members of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in Mumbai.

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

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.

Mumbai hosts its first gay wedding reception after SC verdict

05 Feb 2019

Mumbai hosts its first gay wedding reception after SC verdict

Almost five months after the Supreme Court read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, India's financial capital, hosted its first same-sex wedding reception at Anantha hotel, Kanjurmarg, last week.

Mumbaikars can now report traffic offenses using this app

04 Feb 2019

Mumbaikars can now report traffic offenses using this app

Making better use of technology, Mumbai Police has brought forward a new mobile application for Mumbaikars to upload live images of traffic violations such as people driving without helmets, or talking on the phone while driving.

#SochKeShareKaro: Mumbai Police teaches what not to share on WhatsApp

01 Feb 2019

#SochKeShareKaro: Mumbai Police teaches what not to share on WhatsApp

The official Twitter handle of Mumbai Police has never failed to impress us with their witty and humorous civic lessons.

'Simmba' director Rohit Shetty donates Rs. 51L to Mumbai police

30 Jan 2019

'Simmba' director Rohit Shetty donates Rs. 51L to Mumbai police

A month ago Rohit Shetty's Simmba hit the screens. Since then the movie has been on money churning spree at the box office.

How kids in Mumbai are trained to steal mobile phones

24 Jan 2019

How kids in Mumbai are trained to steal mobile phones

When four minors, aged 13-17, were arrested last week in Mumbai for stealing mobile phones, their revelations were rather interesting.

Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial

22 Jan 2019

Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial

The Maharashtra Cabinet today approved Rs. 100 crore for the construction of a memorial for late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.

Mumbai: Man sprinkled chemical on several women, enjoyed their suffering

19 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Man sprinkled chemical on several women, enjoyed their suffering

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Mumbai yesterday for sprinkling a burning adhesive on several women at Andheri Railway Station in past one month.

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

18 Jan 2019

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

As many as 7,000 persons, mostly graduates, had applied for 13 vacant posts of canteen waiters in Mantralaya, the Maharashtra secretariat, an official said today.

Mumbai Police takes #10YearChallenge, and is winning hearts of Mumbaikars

18 Jan 2019

Mumbai Police takes #10YearChallenge, and is winning hearts of Mumbaikars

Internet's latest craze- the #10YearChallenge has got netizens shuffling through their decade-old pictures showcasing the changes over the years.

Mumbai: Relief to commuters as BEST workers call off strike

16 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Relief to commuters as BEST workers call off strike

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) workers' union today called off their nine-day-old strike by agreeing to the implementation of an interim pay-hike for about 15,000 employees.

Mumbai Police teaches Pandya, Rahul the definition of a 'gentleman'

15 Jan 2019

Mumbai Police teaches Pandya, Rahul the definition of a 'gentleman'

The controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul over the former's sexist remarks on popular chat show Koffee With Koffee is currently the talk of the nation.