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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.