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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

No Delta plus variant found in 376 samples: BMC

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Mumbai: Byculla zoo welcomed two penguin chicks this year

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.

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

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.

BJP seeks capital punishment for Sakinaka rape accused

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.

Mumbai teen honored with international award for environment-related project

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.

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

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.

Nita Ambani canceled Gujarat trip after Antilia bomb scare

08 Sep 2021

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.

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

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.

Money laundering case: Deshmukh moves Bombay HC against ED summons

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.

Man killed after auto-rickshaw overturns in Mumbai

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Mumbai: Woman duped of Rs. 25 lakh; one arrested

27 Aug 2021

Mumbai: Woman duped of Rs. 25 lakh; one arrested

The cyber police in Mumbai has arrested a 46-year-old man from Rajasthan for allegedly cheating a woman of Rs. 25 lakh by promising to sell her gold at a low rate, an official said on Thursday.

Fishermen protest against plan to shift them from Crawford Market

26 Aug 2021

Fishermen protest against plan to shift them from Crawford Market

Fishermen from Mumbai and neighboring areas have opposed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's plan to relocate fish vendors from Mumbai's Crawford Market.

Allegations against Deshmukh are baseless: Builder claims before probe panel

25 Aug 2021

Allegations against Deshmukh are baseless: Builder claims before probe panel

The allegations of corruption leveled against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh are "baseless" and a "vindictive act" of senior IPS officer Param Bir Singh, a Mumbai-based builder, Bimal Agarwal, claimed in his affidavit submitted before an inquiry commission on Wednesday.

IKEA to launch first city store in Mumbai

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.

Param Bir Singh fined for not appearing before inquiry commission

19 Aug 2021

Param Bir Singh fined for not appearing before inquiry commission

An inquiry commission headed by a retired high court judge has imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 on former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh for not appearing before it.

Mumbai: City-based actress files molestation complaint, interior designer booked

17 Aug 2021

Mumbai: City-based actress files molestation complaint, interior designer booked

A Mumbai-based actress has alleged that an interior designer molested her after she had had a spat with him over his work at her apartment in the city.

Mumbai: Public gardens, beaches to remain open till 10 pm

16 Aug 2021

Mumbai: Public gardens, beaches to remain open till 10 pm

All public gardens, playgrounds, chowpatties, and beaches in Mumbai will now remain open from 6 am to 10 pm as part of fresh relaxations in COVID-19 restrictions, Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said on Monday.

Families having only one flat shouldn't own four-five cars: HC

13 Aug 2021

Families having only one flat shouldn't own four-five cars: HC

Expressing anguish over the lack of any uniform policy in Maharashtra over designated parking spaces for vehicles, the Bombay High Court has said that authorities must not allow citizens to own multiple personal vehicles if they didn't have adequate parking space.

No adverse reaction during COVID-19 home vaccination encouraging: HC

12 Aug 2021

No adverse reaction during COVID-19 home vaccination encouraging: HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said that it was encouraging to note that not a single bed-ridden person, who was administered the COVID-19 vaccine at home by the Mumbai civic body, showed any adverse reaction to the vaccine jab.

Mumbai: Stations to issue QR code-based passes for fully-vaccinated citizens

10 Aug 2021

Mumbai: Stations to issue QR code-based passes for fully-vaccinated citizens

Arrangements will be made at 65 railway stations in Mumbai, where quick response or QR code-based passes will be issued to people who have taken both doses of COVID-19 vaccine and wish to travel in suburban local trains, city mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Tuesday.

Quit India day: Martyrs remembered at Mumbai's August Kranti Maidan

09 Aug 2021

Quit India day: Martyrs remembered at Mumbai's August Kranti Maidan

Tributes were paid to martyrs on Monday at an event held at the August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai to mark the 79th anniversary of the Quit India movement.

Fully-vaccinated Mumbaikars can travel in local trains from August 15

09 Aug 2021

Fully-vaccinated Mumbaikars can travel in local trains from August 15

Fully vaccinated citizens of Mumbai can travel in local trains from August 15, but a gap of 14 days from the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine is necessary to avail the facility, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday.

Mumbai: BJP seeks resumption of local train services; holds protests

06 Aug 2021

Mumbai: BJP seeks resumption of local train services; holds protests

Several BJP leaders in Maharashtra on Friday participated in protests held by the party in Mumbai to press for the demand that those common citizens, who have received both the doses of COVID-19 vaccines, be allowed to travel by suburban trains.

Mumbai cop dances his way into people's hearts on Instagram

05 Aug 2021

Mumbai cop dances his way into people's hearts on Instagram

A 38-year-old police naik of the Mumbai Police has become a social media sensation with his dance videos that have gone viral and garnered thousands of likes.

Padma Shri awardee Dogri writer Padma Sachdev passes away

04 Aug 2021

Padma Shri awardee Dogri writer Padma Sachdev passes away

Noted author and Padma Shri awardee Padma Sachdev, the first modern woman poet of Dogri language, passed away at a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday, an official of the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages said.

Virar: Woman bank official stabbed to death by debt-ridden ex-manager

30 Jul 2021

Virar: Woman bank official stabbed to death by debt-ridden ex-manager

A woman official of a private bank at Virar in Maharashtra's Palghar district was stabbed to death, while her female colleague was injured in an attack by two persons, including a debt-ridden former manager of the same branch, police said on Friday.

BMC to launch home vaccination for bed-ridden citizens from Friday

29 Jul 2021

BMC to launch home vaccination for bed-ridden citizens from Friday

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has`Q2` said that it will begin home vaccination of the bed-ridden people in Mumbai against the deadly coronavirus on an experimental basis from Friday.

Mumbai: Local trains might be opened for fully vaccinated individuals

29 Jul 2021

Mumbai: Local trains might be opened for fully vaccinated individuals

The Maharashtra disaster management department is in favor of allowing people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to travel in local trains in Mumbai, State Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Thursday.

SIT formed to probe extortion case against Param Bir Singh

28 Jul 2021

SIT formed to probe extortion case against Param Bir Singh

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed to conduct a probe into an extortion case against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and seven others registered at Mumbai's Marine Drive Police Station and another case registered with the crime branch, an official said.

Corruption probe against Param Bir Singh: ACB issues lookout notice

27 Jul 2021

Corruption probe against Param Bir Singh: ACB issues lookout notice

The Anti-Corruption Bureau has issued a lookout notice against a bar owner in south Mumbai in connection with its probe into corruption allegations against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh, an official said on Tuesday.

Maharashtra: Woman advocate files rape case against two lawyers

26 Jul 2021

Maharashtra: Woman advocate files rape case against two lawyers

Mumbai Police has registered an FIR on charges of rape and molestation against seven persons, including two lawyers and five others, on the complaint of a 35-year-old woman advocate, an official said on Monday.

Mumbai rains: Four dead in house collapse in Govandi area

23 Jul 2021

Mumbai rains: Four dead in house collapse in Govandi area

At least four persons were killed and eight others injured after a single-story house collapsed in the Shivaji Nagar area of Govandi in eastern Mumbai early on Friday, a civic official said.

Convert Jinnah House into cultural center, requests BJP chief

22 Jul 2021

Convert Jinnah House into cultural center, requests BJP chief

BJP Mumbai President Mangal Prabhat Lodha has met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and reiterated his demand to convert Jinnah House, the city-based erstwhile residence of Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, into the South Asia Center for Arts and Culture (SACAC).

COVID-19 vaccination drive to resume from Friday in Mumbai

22 Jul 2021

COVID-19 vaccination drive to resume from Friday in Mumbai

The COVID-19 inoculation drive will resume in Mumbai from Friday at civic and government-run centers after the arrival of the new stock of vaccines, which was expected to arrive on Wednesday night, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a statement on Wednesday.

Mumbai rains: Boulder crash kills five of family in Thane

20 Jul 2021

Mumbai rains: Boulder crash kills five of family in Thane

Five members of a family were killed on Monday after a boulder rolled down and crashed on their home due to incessant rains in Thane city, while seven people were feared drowned at separate places in Maharashtra as Mumbai reeled under downpour for the second day.

Heavy rains lash parts of Mumbai; local train services hit

16 Jul 2021

Heavy rains lash parts of Mumbai; local train services hit

Heavy rains lashed parts of Mumbai and its suburbs since early morning on Friday, leading to water-logging on tracks at a few places and affecting the local train services, officials said.

Mumbai cop seen feeding cake to history-sheeter on latter's birthday

15 Jul 2021

Mumbai cop seen feeding cake to history-sheeter on latter's birthday

A video has gone viral on social media showing a senior inspector posted at a police station in Mumbai's suburban Jogeshwari feeding a piece of cake to a local history-sheeter as part of the latter's birthday celebration in a housing society.

FIR for violating COVID-19 norms at BJP leader's office

14 Jul 2021

FIR for violating COVID-19 norms at BJP leader's office

A First Information Report was registered against 42 persons including organizers of a public gathering at BJP leader Pankaja Munde's office at Worli in Central Mumbai on Tuesday for the violation of COVID-19 protocols, police said.

Mumbai: Under-construction shed collapses at INS Hamla; 11 laborers injured

13 Jul 2021

Mumbai: Under-construction shed collapses at INS Hamla; 11 laborers injured

Eleven laborers were injured after a part of an under-construction shed collapsed at the INS Hamla, a naval base at Marve in Malad area of Mumbai, a civic official said on Tuesday.

Mumbai woman held for poisoning husband over marital dispute

09 Jul 2021

Mumbai woman held for poisoning husband over marital dispute

A 55-year-old woman has been arrested in Mumbai for allegedly poisoning her husband by serving him insecticide-laced food over a marital dispute, police said on Thursday.

Maharashtra: Monsoon in revival mode; moderate showers in Mumbai

09 Jul 2021

Maharashtra: Monsoon in revival mode; moderate showers in Mumbai

After a long gap, Maharashtra is expected to receive good rainfall for the next four to five days as the southwest monsoon has become active once again, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

Children under one to receive free pneumococcal vaccine soon: BMC

08 Jul 2021

Children under one to receive free pneumococcal vaccine soon: BMC

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday said it is soon going to administer the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) to children below one year of age to protect them from pneumococcal infections.

Mumbai Police busts illegal Bihar-based call center; six held

07 Jul 2021

Mumbai Police busts illegal Bihar-based call center; six held

The Mumbai Police has busted a Bihar-based illegal call center whose operators duped people in the name of coronavirus, and arrested five persons, including a BTech graduate, and also detained a minor who was part of the racket, an official said on Tuesday.

Gas-tanker hits railway tracks suffering tire burst; major accident averted

06 Jul 2021

Gas-tanker hits railway tracks suffering tire burst; major accident averted

An empty gas truck veered off from the Mumbai-Nashik National Highway after suffering a tire burst and came on the parallel railway tracks on Monday evening, forcing the suspension of traffic on the Kasara-Kalyan section which resulted in holding up of some long-distance and suburban trains for almost two hours, officials said.

NCB nabs man wanted in Mumbai drugs factory case

05 Jul 2021

NCB nabs man wanted in Mumbai drugs factory case

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Monday arrested a criminal wanted in connection with the case of a drugs factory busted in south Mumbai's Dongri area earlier this year, an official said.

'Welcome procession' lands recently-released history-sheeter in jail again

03 Jul 2021

'Welcome procession' lands recently-released history-sheeter in jail again

Ten days after he walked out of a prison on being granted bail, a history-sheeter was arrested in Mumbai after some of his supporters gathered and took out a procession to welcome him despite the coronavirus-induced restrictions in place, a police official said on Saturday.

BMC issues new norms for vaccination camps at offices, societies

02 Jul 2021

BMC issues new norms for vaccination camps at offices, societies

In light of the recent COVID-19 vaccination scam, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued additional guidelines and stated that inoculation at housing societies and workplaces will only be conducted by private vaccination centers registered on CoWIN portal, an official said on Friday.

Citizens irked over suspension of COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai

01 Jul 2021

Citizens irked over suspension of COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai

Mumbaikars expressed unhappiness over the suspension of the COVID-19 vaccination drive at civic and government-run centers in Mumbai on Thursday due to a shortage of vaccine doses and raised questions over the management of the inoculation program.

Frustrated of constant fights with wife, man poisons his children

01 Jul 2021

Frustrated of constant fights with wife, man poisons his children

A six-year-old boy died while his two siblings were hospitalized after their father allegedly gave them rat poison in ice cream following a dispute with his wife in Mumbai, a police official said on Wednesday.

Jewelry shop looted in suburban Dahisar; owner shot dead

30 Jun 2021

Jewelry shop looted in suburban Dahisar; owner shot dead

Three armed robbers opened fire in a jewelry shop, killed the owner, and looted gold ornaments in suburban Dahisar in Mumbai on Wednesday, the police said.