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'Taken for ride': Mumbai housing society residents allege vaccination scam

16 Jun 2021

'Taken for ride': Mumbai housing society residents allege vaccination scam

Hundreds of residents from a plush residential complex in Mumbai are worried - if they have been given shots of fake coronavirus vaccines.

Man arrested for cheating by offering roles in films

16 Jun 2021

Man arrested for cheating by offering roles in films

A 47-year-old man has been arrested by the Cyber Police Station of the Mumbai crime branch for cheating a businessman of Rs. 32.69 lakh by offering a lead role to his daughter in a film, a police official said on Tuesday.

Supervisor fell sick after MLA had garbage thrown at him

15 Jun 2021

Supervisor fell sick after MLA had garbage thrown at him

Days after he was forced to sit on a waterlogged road and had garbage thrown on him at the behest of a Shiv Sena MLA in Mumbai for allegedly not cleaning a drain properly, the victim, on Tuesday claimed to have contracted an infection and developed difficulty in breathing after the incident.

Heavy rains lash Mumbai; IMD issues alerts

12 Jun 2021

Heavy rains lash Mumbai; IMD issues alerts

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai in 24 hours till Saturday morning, although no major waterlogging was reported and local trains, as well as city buses, largely ran as per their normal schedule.

27-year-old woman falls from auto fending off mobile snatchers, dies

11 Jun 2021

27-year-old woman falls from auto fending off mobile snatchers, dies

A 27-year-old woman died in Thane after she fell off a moving autorickshaw while trying to fend off two bike-borne robbers who snatched her mobile phone.

Eleven, including eight children, killed in building collapse in Mumbai

10 Jun 2021

Eleven, including eight children, killed in building collapse in Mumbai

Eight children and three adults were killed and seven others injured after two floors of a three-story building collapsed on an adjoining single-story house in the Malwani area of Mumbai.

Monsoon reaches Mumbai; local train services hit after heavy rains

09 Jun 2021

Monsoon reaches Mumbai; local train services hit after heavy rains

The southwest monsoon arrived in Mumbai and its neighboring areas on Wednesday, the IMD announced as heavy rains lashed the country's financial capital and suburbs since early morning.

Restaurants, gyms reopen after two months as Mumbai unlocks

07 Jun 2021

Restaurants, gyms reopen after two months as Mumbai unlocks

Restaurants, gyms, salons, public grounds, and other commercial establishments in Mumbai reopened after nearly two months on Monday, which falls in level three of the Maharashtra government's five-level unlock plan.

Netflix's first post-production facility to open in Mumbai in 2022

04 Jun 2021

Netflix's first post-production facility to open in Mumbai in 2022

Netflix is making great strides in India, one of its biggest consumers, with a lot of new exciting home-grown content coming our way.

Mumbai: Walk-in COVID-19 inoculation drive for lactating mothers, pregnant women

25 May 2021

Mumbai: Walk-in COVID-19 inoculation drive for lactating mothers, pregnant women

After a Central directive, the Mumbai civic body on Monday allowed lactating mothers and pregnant women to get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19 at approved centers without prior registration, officials said on Monday.

COVAXIN doses unavailable for second consecutive day in Mumbai

10 May 2021

COVAXIN doses unavailable for second consecutive day in Mumbai

Vaccination centers in Mumbai did not administer COVAXIN for the second straight day on Monday because of the lack of stock, leaving citizens fuming as many are due for their second dose of the vaccine.

Taloja jail inmate dies of COVID-19, kin allege negligence

07 May 2021

Taloja jail inmate dies of COVID-19, kin allege negligence

A 22-year-old undertrial lodged in Navi Mumbai's Taloja jail has died of COVID-19 at a hospital, even as his family members alleged that the negligence of prison authorities led to his death.

Chartered plane makes belly-landing at Mumbai Airport, all passengers safe

07 May 2021

Chartered plane makes belly-landing at Mumbai Airport, all passengers safe

A chartered plane carrying five people, including a patient and a doctor, landed on its belly at Mumbai Airport late Thursday evening after declaring a full emergency, with the airport authorities foaming the runway to avoid the plane catching fire.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Mumbaikars flock for jabs as only 70% centers remain open

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.

Mumbai: Color-coded sticker system for vehicles discontinued

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.

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

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.

2,200 Remdesivir vials stocked by exporters seized in Mumbai

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.

Mumbai: Two Russians held for performing stunts at sea link

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.

Mumbai's dabbawalas condole the death of UK's Prince Philip

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.

Mumbai: Vaccination only in government, civic centers on April 10-11

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.

COVID-19: Dose shortage hits vaccination drive in Mumbai

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.

Mumbai: BMC restricts entry of people at its offices

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.

Five made to do 'murga-walk' for trying to enter sea

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.

Mumbai: Six booked for 'mall hospital' fire

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.

Mumbai: Ten dead in hospital fire, says fire department official

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.

Mumbaikars fined Rs. 4-crore in a month for going maskless

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.

Dharavi witnesses a 62% jump in COVID-19 cases this month

20 Mar 2021

Dharavi witnesses a 62% jump in COVID-19 cases this month

Dharavi, the biggest slum in Mumbai, has reported 272 coronavirus cases so far in March as against the entire February's infection count of 168, a rise of 62 percent, civic officials said on Saturday.

FIR against Mumbai restaurant for flouting COVID-19 norms; 245 fined

18 Mar 2021

FIR against Mumbai restaurant for flouting COVID-19 norms; 245 fined

Police has registered an FIR against a popular restaurant in Mumbai for allegedly violating COVID-19 rules, civic officials said on Thursday.

Three charged with attempt to murder in road rage incident

11 Mar 2021

Three charged with attempt to murder in road rage incident

Three men have been arrested for allegedly fatally assaulting two persons during an incident of road rage in suburban Sion in Mumbai, police said on Thursday.

Explosives-laden SUV: Jaish-ul-Hind's Telegram channel created in Tihar, says police

11 Mar 2021

Explosives-laden SUV: Jaish-ul-Hind's Telegram channel created in Tihar, says police

A Telegram channel through which an organization named Jaish-ul-Hind had claimed responsibility for placing an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence, was created in the Tihar area of Delhi, a senior Mumbai Police official said on Thursday.

NIA to probe case of explosives-laden car found near Antilia

08 Mar 2021

NIA to probe case of explosives-laden car found near Antilia

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the case of a vehicle laden with explosives being found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence in Mumbai, an official spokesperson said on Monday.

Shakti Mills gangrape convict and aide held for stabbing man

04 Mar 2021

Shakti Mills gangrape convict and aide held for stabbing man

A convict in the 2013 Shakti Mills gangrape case in Mumbai and his associate were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly stabbing and injuring a man in Mumbai over drugs, a police official said.

Mumbai: Each police zone to fine 1,000 maskless people daily

03 Mar 2021

Mumbai: Each police zone to fine 1,000 maskless people daily

In a bid to intensify the crackdown on people not wearing masks, Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh has asked the city police force to collect fines from at least 1,000 violators per day in each zone, an official said on Wednesday.

SUV with explosives found near Mukesh Ambani's house

26 Feb 2021

SUV with explosives found near Mukesh Ambani's house

A vehicle with gelatin sticks, an explosive material, and an apparently fake number plate was found parked near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's house in South Mumbai on Thursday evening, police said.

Mumbai: Over 15 lakh caught without masks since April 2020

17 Feb 2021

Mumbai: Over 15 lakh caught without masks since April 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mumbai civic body has caught over 15 lakh people without face masks at public places in Mumbai since April 2020 and collected over Rs. 30 crore as fine from them, officials said on Wednesday.

Coach of moving train gets detached in Mumbai, traffic hit

11 Feb 2021

Coach of moving train gets detached in Mumbai, traffic hit

A coach of the speeding Bandra Terminus-Ramnagar Express got detached from the train near Jogeshwari station on Thursday morning, delaying local and long-distance trains on the western line during peak hours. "No passenger was injured in the incident," officials said.

Mumbai suburban train services open for all after ten months

01 Feb 2021

Mumbai suburban train services open for all after ten months

After 320 days, the railways permitted all members of the general public to travel in local trains in Mumbai from Monday morning, though for limited hours.

Maharashtra government nod for resuming train services from February 1

29 Jan 2021

Maharashtra government nod for resuming train services from February 1

The Maharashtra government on Friday approved the resumption of suburban train services in Mumbai for the general public from February 1, a state official said.

Mumbai: Driver stages kidnapping of employer's two kids for extortion

28 Jan 2021

Mumbai: Driver stages kidnapping of employer's two kids for extortion

A driver and his relative were arrested from suburban Andheri in Mumbai for allegedly staging the kidnapping of two children of a builder, for whom he worked, in a bid to extort Rs. 1 crore, police said on Wednesday.

Software engineer dupes 22,000 people through shopping website, arrested

19 Jan 2021

Software engineer dupes 22,000 people through shopping website, arrested

The Mumbai Police has arrested a software engineer-turned-cloth merchant from Gujarat's Surat for allegedly duping nearly 22,000 people, mostly women, through his shopping website.

Woman dies after being 'pushed' out of train by husband

14 Jan 2021

Woman dies after being 'pushed' out of train by husband

A 26-year-old woman has died after her husband allegedly pushed her out of a running local train while they were standing at its door in Mumbai, a police official said on Thursday.

BMC allows various education boards to conduct exams in Mumbai

13 Jan 2021

BMC allows various education boards to conduct exams in Mumbai

The Mumbai civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has allowed various states, national and international educational boards to conduct exams physically as per their schedule in the city while following all COVID-19 prevention guidelines.

Mumbai: 19-year-old male model allegedly raped and thrashed by four

07 Jan 2021

Mumbai: 19-year-old male model allegedly raped and thrashed by four

A 19-year-old Gujarat-based male model was allegedly thrashed, looted and raped by four men in Thane.

'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.