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Mumbai: Woman's body found inside suitcase in Kurla, probe launched

06 Oct 2023


Mumbai: Massive fire at Goregaon building kills 7; 40 injured

At least seven individuals died and over 40 others suffered injuries after a fire allegedly broke out in a multi-story building in the Goregaon West area of Mumbai.

14 Sep 2023


Mumbai: Iconic eatery Bademiya sealed after FDA finds rats, cockroaches

In a big blow to foodies in Mumbai, iconic eatery Bademiya in the financial capital's Colaba was reportedly sealed on Wednesday by Maharashtra's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) after cockroaches and rats were found in its kitchen.

03 Sep 2023


Man rapes wife with sons, uploads videos on porn site

In a shocking incident in Trombay, Mumbai, a 40-year-old man and his two sons allegedly raped the former's second wife and uploaded videos of the act on a porn site, The Free Press Journal reported.

27 Aug 2023


Mumbai: 3 dead as fire breaks out in Galaxy Hotel

At least three persons were killed and five others injured after a fire broke out at a hotel in the Santacruz area of Mumbai, Maharashtra.

03 Aug 2023


Mumbai: College bans hijab, burqa in classrooms; sparks controversy

The NG Acharya and DK Marathe College in Mumbai's Chembur has found a middle ground for its burqa and hijab ban after protests by Muslim students and their parents sparked controversy, reported India Today.

07 Jul 2023


Mumbai: Meet world's wealthiest beggar with worth of ₹7.5 crore 

Not all beggars sport unkempt hair, wear torn clothes, and roam around streets begging in despair. Some just make it a lucrative profession and become millionaires!

Mumbai and suburbs to receive moderate to intense rains: IMD

Mumbai and its suburban areas are likely to receive moderate to heavy rains on Friday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

29 Jun 2023


Mumbai goat row: Couple accused of spreading misinformation over 'lynching'

A fresh video of the wife of Mohsin Sheikh—the man who brought goats to the Mira Road housing society near Mumbai—talking on the phone about her family being allegedly lynched by a "mob" has surfaced on social media.

Heavy rains to lash Mumbai today, IMD issues orange alert

Heavy downpour is expected to continue in Mumbai on Thursday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issuing an "orange alert" warning for "heavy to very heavy rains" for six districts in Maharashtra.

28 Jun 2023


Mumbai: Versova-Bandra Sea Link renamed as Veer Savarkar Setu

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday renamed the two major infrastructure projects in Mumbai after Indian political leaders Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (Veer Savarkar) and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, reported ANI.

24 Jun 2023


Monsoon may arrive in Mumbai this weekend, yellow alert issued

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that the conditions appeared favorable for the beginning of the monsoon in Mumbai this weekend, reported The Indian Express.

12 Jun 2023

Mumbai Airport

Cyclone Biparjoy disrupts flight operations in Mumbai, triggers chaos

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said heavy rains lashed several parts of Mumbai as the extremely severe cyclonic storm "Biparjoy" further intensified, affecting flight operations at the country's financial capital on Sunday evening.

10 Jun 2023


Mumbai murder: Accused searched internet for ways to dispose body

While investigating the murder of Sarawasti Vaidya—a 32-year-old woman who was allegedly killed and chopped into pieces by her live-in partner in Mumbai's Mira Road—the police found the main accused Manoj Ramesh Sane searched the internet to find ways to dispose of of the body.

08 Jun 2023


Mumbai murder: Police recovers 3 buckets of chopped body parts

The police recovered three buckets of dismembered body parts from the apartment of Manoj Sane, the accused who allegedly murdered his live-in partner Saraswati Vaidya in Mumbai's Mira Road.

08 Jun 2023


Mumbai man kills live-in-partner; chops, boils her body in cooker

A 56-year-old man was apprehended for allegedly killing his live-in partner and chopping her dead body into pieces at his rented flat in Mira Road, Mumbai.

07 Jun 2023


Mumbai: Man commits suicide after allegedly raping and killing teen

An absconding accused, who allegedly raped and killed an 18-year-old girl at a women's hostel in Mumbai's Marine Drive, died by jumping in front of a train on Wednesday, reported ANI.

21 May 2023


'Vande Metros' to replace Mumbai local trains soon: Report 

The local trains of Mumbai, Maharashtra, also known as "Mumbai locals," will soon be replaced with fast and modern trains.

16 May 2023


Mumbai witnesses Zero Shadow Day: What exactly is that

Residents in Mumbai were treated to a magical moment this Monday afternoon, as they witnessed the extraordinary Zero Shadow Day.

23 Feb 2023


Couple gets Rs. 11 crore anonymous donation for son's treatment

In a gesture of absolute generosity, a Mumbai-based couple from Kerala was left in absolute disbelief after they received a donation of Rs. 11 crore for their child's medical treatment.

16 Feb 2023


Mumbai: Two booked for 'indecent exposure' on society premises

A homeowner and his female friend were allegedly booked for indecent exposure in a residential complex's public areas in Mumbai's Santacruz.

10 Feb 2023


Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train to get 3-floor station 24m below surface

Work on the bullet train has accelerated in Maharashtra following support from the Bombay High Court, News18 reported. On Thursday, the court gave the project the go-ahead, deeming it "nationally significant."

09 Feb 2023

Bombay High Court

Bombay HC gives green light to Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

The Bombay High Court dismissed a plea on Thursday filed by Godrej & Boyce company opposing the acquisition proceedings initiated by the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) and the Maharashtra government for the bullet train project in Vikhroli.

03 Feb 2023


NIA receives mail threatening terror attack in Mumbai

The Mumbai office of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) received a mail on Thursday threatening that an individual would carry out a terror attack in the financial capital of India.

28 Dec 2022

Anil Deshmukh

Maharashtra: Ex-minister Anil Deshmukh released from jail after 1 year

Anil Deshmukh, former home minister of Maharashtra, was released on Wednesday after spending almost 13 months in jail.

CBI court allows Kochhar couple, Venugopal Dhoot use special beds

A special court in Mumbai granted Videocon Group founder Venugopal Dhoot, former MD and CEO of ICICI Bank Chanda Kochhar, and her husband Deepak Kochhar, to use special mattresses and beds during the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody.

08 Dec 2022


Pollution alert! Mumbai's air quality becomes worse than Delhi

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in Mumbai dropped to 315 on Thursday morning, which is regarded as "very poor" air quality for breathing.

08 Dec 2022


Mumbai: Man murders mother over dispute, dumps body in river

In what can be described as a shocking incident, a Mumbai man reportedly murdered his mother by hitting her on the head with a baseball bat over a property dispute.

01 Dec 2022


2 held for harassing South Korean woman influencer in Mumbai

The Mumbai Police arrested two youths on Thursday for harassing a South Korean woman while she was live-streaming in the city's Khar West.

17 Nov 2022


Another Measles outbreak reported in Mumbai, 20th this year

Amid the latest measles outbreak in Mumbai, a one-year-old boy succumbed to the disease on Monday following complications.

31 Oct 2022


Mumbai: Man arrested for sexually assaulting stray dog in Powai

The Mumbai Police arrested a man for sexually assaulting a female stray dog in the Powai area of the Maharasthra capital on Saturday, The Times of India reported.

28 Oct 2022


Opposition corners Shinde government as Tata-Airbus project moves Gujarat

The opposition parties in Maharashtra hit out at the Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis government for losing the multi-crore Tata-Airbus contract to Gujarat.

26 Oct 2022


Mumbai court jails man for referring minor girl as 'item'

A local court in Mumbai sentenced a man to one-and-half years in jail for sexually harassing a minor in a seven-year-old case.

05 Oct 2022

Shiv Sena

Mumbai to witness 'Sena vs Sena' showdown amid Dussehra rallies

For the first time in 56 years, Mumbai is all set to witness two Shiv Sena Dussehra rallies as friends-turned-foes Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde fight to prove their respective factions the 'real' Sena.

RBI cancels Laxmi Co-operative Bank's license; Rs. 5L withdrawal limit

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) canceled the license of The Laxmi Co-operative Bank Limited in Maharashtra on Thursday.

02 Sep 2022


Mumbai: Football-sized cyst, weighing 2.5 kg, removed from woman's uterus

Doctors in Mumbai removed a huge cyst the size of a football and weighing around 2.5 kg from a 48-year-old woman's uterus, The Indian Express reported.

01 Sep 2022


Ganesh Chaturthi: How is Mumbai gearing up for 10-day-long festivities?

Control rooms, watch towers, and strict parking guidelines are just some measures taken by the Mumbai administration as Ganesh Chaturthi festivities kicked off this year.

19 Aug 2022


Mumbai shocker: Woman gets 3 men to rape 11-year-old

A minor in Mumbai was raped by three men earlier this week allegedly on the behest of her 21-year-old female friend.

17 Aug 2022


Maharashtra: With no roads to hospital, tribal woman loses newborns

In a shocking incident last week, a tribal woman in Maharashtra witnessed the death of her newborns as there was no road to rush them to the hospital.

14 Aug 2022


Central Railway wants to popularize vistadome coaches on Mumbai-Goa route

After receiving a positive response on the scenic Mumbai-Pune Western Ghats section, the Central Railway (CR) in Mumbai plans to expand the popularity of the broader view vistadome train coaches in the scenic Mumbai-Goa Konkan belt.

12 Aug 2022


Meet Mangal Prabhat Lodha, richest minister in Shinde-Fadnavis Maha cabinet

Mangal Prabhat Lodha, a six-time MLA in Maharashtra, is the richest minister in the new Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis cabinet.

06 Aug 2022


Patra Chawl scam: Sanjay Raut's wife Varsha appears before ED

Varsha Raut, the wife of arrested Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, on Saturday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering case involving alleged irregularities in the Patra Chawl redevelopment project in Mumbai.

04 Aug 2022


Breaking Bad: Chemistry student arrested in Rs. 1,400-crore drug bust

In one of the biggest drug busts in Mumbai, the Anti-Narcotic Cell busted 700 kilograms of mephedrone amounting to Rs. 1,400 crore on Thursday.

02 Aug 2022


Mumbai woman missing for 20 years found in Pakistan

We may criticize social media for the negativity it brings, but we cannot ignore it, for it has numerous positive impacts.

23 Jul 2022


Mumbai: Waiter stabs chef to death over order changes

In a horrifying incident reported from the Andheri (East) neighborhood of Mumbai on Thursday, a cook was fatally stabbed by a waiter at a three-star hotel near PVR Cinema after an argument broke out between the two.

21 Jul 2022


Who's ex-Mumbai top cop arrested in NSE phone tapping case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday arrested former Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey in an illegal phone tapping case.

21 Jul 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: How less tetrapods causing tremors along Mumbai's Marine Drive

Some residents living along the famed Marine Drive road have complained of "strange vibrations" in their houses at high tide.

20 Jul 2022


Mumbai: Gang, demanding Rs. 100 crore for minister post, busted

Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested four men, who allegedly demanded Rs. 100 crore from an MLA for a ministerial post in the newly-formed Maharashtra cabinet.

06 Jul 2022


Heavy rains lash Mumbai; traffic snarls across city

Severe waterlogging was witnessed in several parts of Mumbai as heavy rains lashed the city on Wednesday.

03 Jul 2022


Mumbai: Siblings arrested for impersonating as beggars, conducting thefts

The MRA Marg Police Station in Mumbai has nabbed a sibling trio, who pretended to be beggars and stole from multiple homes throughout the city, India Today reported.

22 Feb 2022


COVID-19: Mumbai records lowest active caseload in almost two years

Mumbai has recorded the lowest active COVID-19 cases since April 2020, when coronavirus cases started to rise in the city for the first time.

29 Sep 2021


BJP MLA approaches cops against BMC after pregnant woman dies

A Mumbai BJP MLA on Tuesday approached police claiming an eight-month pregnant woman died due to lack of doctors at a civic maternity home.

27 Sep 2021


Ninety-year-old seeks pension of freedom fighter husband dead for 56yrs

Withholding the pension of a freedom fighter was not justified, the Bombay High Court has said and directed the Maharashtra government to respond to a plea filed by the 90-year-old wife of a freedom fighter, who died 56 years ago, seeking benefits of a government pension scheme.

24 Sep 2021


Government needs to be serious about potholes-riddled Mumbai-Nashik Highway: HC

The Bombay High Court on Friday said the Maharashtra government has to be more serious about the potholes-riddled Mumbai-Nashik Highway considering the fact that people are losing their lives.

23 Sep 2021

Marine Drive

Mumbai coastal road project 40% completed, says BMC Commissioner

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has completed 40% physical work of the Rs. 12,000 crore-worth coastal road project from Marine Drive to Worli, including a one-km-long tunnel, BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said on Thursday.

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.

20 Sep 2021


Drugs worth over Rs. 150cr seized in last one year

The Narcotics Control Bureau has seized various banned drugs worth over Rs. 150 crore in the last one year from Mumbai, adjoining Navi Mumbai, Thane, and other areas, a senior NCB official said.

17 Sep 2021


Mumbai: Fourteen workers injured as girder of under-construction flyover collapses

At least 14 workers were injured after a girder of an under-construction flyover at MTNL junction in suburban Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai collapsed early on Friday, civic officials said.

17 Sep 2021


No Delta plus variant found in 376 samples: BMC

No Delta plus variant of COVID-19, considered highly contagious, was found among 376 samples tested in the second round of genome sequencing in Mumbai, a senior civic official said on Thursday.

16 Sep 2021


Ex-Mr. India contest winner tries to end his life

Former Mr. India contest winner Manoj Patil allegedly tried to end his life by consuming sleeping pills at his residence in suburban Oshiwara in Mumbai in the wee hours on Thursday, police said.

16 Sep 2021


Maharashtra minister miffed with Gavaskar over non-utilization of Mumbai plot

Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad on Wednesday said that legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar should utilize a government plot allotted to him in Mumbai by setting up a cricket academy, which remains unutilized even after over 30 years of allotment.

15 Sep 2021


Mumbai: Byculla zoo welcomed two penguin chicks this year

Two penguin chicks were born in the Mumbai-based Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan, popularly known as the Byculla zoo, since May this year, Mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Wednesday.

13 Sep 2021


Despite rape case, Mumbai is 'safest city' for women: Sena

The Shiv Sena on Monday said the brutal rape and murder of a woman has shocked everyone, but Mumbai is the "safest city" in the world for women and there should be no doubt about it in anyone's mind.

11 Sep 2021


BJP seeks capital punishment for Sakinaka rape accused

The BJP on Saturday sought capital punishment for the accused involved in Mumbai's Sakinaka rape and assault case and also hit out at the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government over the issue of women's safety.

09 Sep 2021


Mumbai teen honored with international award for environment-related project

A 12-year-old environmental activist from Mumbai has been named as a 2021 International Young Eco-Hero in recognition of his efforts to solve tough environmental problems.

08 Sep 2021


Ganpati festival: BMC bans physical darshan, restricts participation in processions

The Mumbai civic body has issued fresh guidelines for the Ganpati festival beginning from Friday and has banned physical darshan for devotees at public pandals and imposed restrictions on the number of participants in processions during celebrations.

08 Sep 2021

Mukesh Ambani

Nita Ambani canceled Gujarat trip after Antilia bomb scare

A scheduled visit of industrialist Mukesh Ambani's wife Nita Ambani to Gujarat was canceled after the recovery of an explosives-laden SUV outside their house "Antilia" in south Mumbai in February, the residence's security head said in his statement to the NIA.

07 Sep 2021


Mumbai has already recorded 2,570 COVID-19 cases in September

In the first six days of September, Mumbai has recorded over 28 percent of the total COVID-19 cases that it had reported during the entire last month, as per civic data.

02 Sep 2021


Money laundering case: Deshmukh moves Bombay HC against ED summons

Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh approached the Bombay High Court on Thursday, seeking to quash the summons issued to him by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering case registered against him.

01 Sep 2021


Man killed after auto-rickshaw overturns in Mumbai

A 28-year-old man was killed after an auto-rickshaw in which he was traveling overturned on the Western Express Highway in Mumbai on Wednesday.

31 Aug 2021


COVID-19: Bombay HC raises concern over crowding in public places

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday raised concern over crowds assembling at public places in Mumbai.

28 Aug 2021


70% of south Mumbai might submerge by 2050: Civic chief

Mumbai municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has made a sinister prediction for the city, saying that by 2050, a major portion of south Mumbai, including the business district of Nariman Point and state secretariat Mantralaya, will go underwater due to rising sea level.