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Mumbai: Mephedrone aka 'meow-meow' worth Rs. 40L seized, 2 arrested

14 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Mephedrone aka 'meow-meow' worth Rs. 40L seized, 2 arrested

Two drug peddlers were arrested and mephedrone worth Rs. 40 lakh was seized from them in suburban Andheri, a police official said today.

'Gully Boy' to #SillyBoy: Mumbai Police gives lesson with meme

11 Jan 2019

'Gully Boy' to #SillyBoy: Mumbai Police gives lesson with meme

As soon as the trailer of Gully Boy hit online on Wednesday, netizens went in a frenzy.

Mumbai: Coastal road promenade to overshadow Marine Drive walkway?

10 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Coastal road promenade to overshadow Marine Drive walkway?

The 29.2 km-long coastal road project in Mumbai will give rise to the city's longest promenade, overtaking the iconic walkway at Marine Drive in south Mumbai, a senior civic official has said.

'Loo' crisis: Mumbai police stations reek of filthy bathrooms

09 Jan 2019

'Loo' crisis: Mumbai police stations reek of filthy bathrooms

Mumbai Police are having a hard time answering nature's call because of the pathetic and foul-smelling toilets in the police stations.

Mumbai: Media-professional goes for walk, dies after falling from terrace

06 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Media-professional goes for walk, dies after falling from terrace

A 49-year-old media professional in Mumbai died after falling from the terrace of a building in suburban Goregaon today, police said.

Mumbai Police celebrates this 85-year-old woman's birthday: Here's why

04 Jan 2019

Mumbai Police celebrates this 85-year-old woman's birthday: Here's why

Despite living alone for many years in an apartment in Matunga, Mumbai, 85-year-old Lalita Subramanyam has been having blast on her birthday every year for the past four years.

Mumbai: LPG cylinder blasts, kills four-year-old girl, injures man

04 Jan 2019

Mumbai: LPG cylinder blasts, kills four-year-old girl, injures man

A four-year-old girl died and a man received injuries when a cooking gas cylinder exploded and led to a fire in a house in Kranti Nagar, Mumbai, yesterday evening, said a civic official.

Mumbai builder, stressed over project delay, shoots himself

03 Jan 2019

Mumbai builder, stressed over project delay, shoots himself

A 57-year-old builder allegedly committed suicide today by shooting himself at his office in suburban Chembur, a police official said.

#Sabarimala: Women form human-chain in Mumbai to support 'Women's Wall'

02 Jan 2019

#Sabarimala: Women form human-chain in Mumbai to support 'Women's Wall'

Over 1,000 women formed a human chain in Mumbai to express solidarity with the 'Women's Wall' formed in Kerala as part of an initiative to uphold gender equality amid the row over the entry of females of certain ages in the Sabarimala temple.

Mumbai: Angry with man's advances, woman chops off his genitals

27 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Angry with man's advances, woman chops off his genitals

Fed up of repeated sexual advances of a man, a 47-year-old woman decided to teach him a lesson. She chopped his genitals off, with the help of two men.

Mumbai Police helps woman give birth on Dadar Platform

26 Dec 2018

Mumbai Police helps woman give birth on Dadar Platform

Pregnant women obviously face a hard time when their water breaks unexpectedly at odd locations, and they are forced to give birth there.

Man borrows Rs. 6.5L from one girlfriend for second-girlfriend's abortion

24 Dec 2018

Man borrows Rs. 6.5L from one girlfriend for second-girlfriend's abortion

Mumbai Police arrested a man last week who allegedly duped his girlfriend of Rs. 6.5 lakh, and used Rs. 60,000 from it to pay for the abortion of another girlfriend he had impregnated.

Mumbai: Teen, murders 10-year-old, says got idea from crime-shows

23 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Teen, murders 10-year-old, says got idea from crime-shows

In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old allegedly murdered and sexually assaulted a 10-year-old in Mumbai's Sakinaka area and said he got the idea to hide the incident from crime shows.

Mumbai: 3 killed, 8 injured as under construction structure collapses

23 Dec 2018

Mumbai: 3 killed, 8 injured as under construction structure collapses

At least three people were killed and eight others injured in Mumbai when a two-story under-construction structure in a chawl collapsed this morning, police said.

Stampede at Mumbai's Mithibai college, 8 people hospitalized, 3 critical

21 Dec 2018

Stampede at Mumbai's Mithibai college, 8 people hospitalized, 3 critical

During a concert held at Mumbai's Mithibai College on Thursday night, a stampede broke out which led to severe injuries. Eight people were grievously injured and three among them are said to be critical.

Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties

20 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties

Fire incidents were reported yesterday from two hotels in Mumbai, including the luxury hotel Trident.

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

19 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

The death toll in the Mumbai hospital fire rose to nine today with a 65-year-old woman succumbing to her injuries, a civic official said.

600 killed in 84,000 fire-mishaps in Mumbai in 10yrs: Sena

19 Dec 2018

600 killed in 84,000 fire-mishaps in Mumbai in 10yrs: Sena

Mumbai witnessed more than 84,000 fire incidents in the last 10 years leading to the death of over 600 people, the Shiv Sena claimed today while questioning the state administration's preparedness to handle such mishaps.

Former Vice-President of tech company loots to fund 'rich' lifestyle

18 Dec 2018

Former Vice-President of tech company loots to fund 'rich' lifestyle

A man in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, who was once a Vice President in a leading tech company, was arrested last week on accounts of car-jacking and chain snatching, along with an accomplice.

Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGo flight grounded after bomb threat call

15 Dec 2018

Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGo flight grounded after bomb threat call

An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Lucknow via Delhi was grounded today after receiving a bomb threat call, airport sources said.

Mumbai: Uber driver masturbates in front of woman passenger

14 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Uber driver masturbates in front of woman passenger

A trip in Uber on Wednesday turned horrific for a female passenger in Mumbai after the driver masturbated in front of her.

Mumbai Police's 'Mowgli' tweet has an important message for society

13 Dec 2018

Mumbai Police's 'Mowgli' tweet has an important message for society

Mumbai Police has a knack of giving civic lessons through their quick-witted tweets and they're quite commendable.

Mumbai gets India's first pod hotel, best for solo travelers

06 Dec 2018

Mumbai gets India's first pod hotel, best for solo travelers

Necessity is the mother of invention and in a crammed city like Mumbai, the biggest necessity is a space to live.

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

29 Nov 2018

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

If everything goes as planned, by next March, there will be a 605 meters long and 145 meters wide skywalk connecting Mumbai with its equally bustling neighbor, Thane, across a creek.

Meet India's first 'Ironman'-constable, who shed 32kgs in 6 months!

27 Nov 2018

Meet India's first 'Ironman'-constable, who shed 32kgs in 6 months!

From fat to fab in six months is usually the tagline of health centers and gyms, challenging you to accomplish the difficult, if not impossible.

Mumbai Police honors 26/11 martyrs through a special tweet

26 Nov 2018

Mumbai Police honors 26/11 martyrs through a special tweet

Ten years ago, a cloud of doom had spread over Mumbai, as 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba carried out mass shootings and explosions in the city.

Mumbai: Mentally-challenged woman violated, was raped three times earlier too

26 Nov 2018

Mumbai: Mentally-challenged woman violated, was raped three times earlier too

An 18-year-old girl, who was missing from her Mumbai suburban home since November 15, was found last week in Malwani.

Tributes paid to martyrs on 10th anniversary of 26/11 attack

26 Nov 2018

Tributes paid to martyrs on 10th anniversary of 26/11 attack

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and other dignitaries in Mumbai paid homage today to those who laid down their lives while fighting Pakistani terrorists who had attacked the metropolis on this day 10 years ago.

#AndaChor: Thane-man steals 1.41 lakh eggs for revenge, gets arrested

24 Nov 2018

#AndaChor: Thane-man steals 1.41 lakh eggs for revenge, gets arrested

Stealing for revenge is not an unfamiliar act among rivals. It's the oldest trick in the book and whether you are 8 or 88, the devilish act gives immense satisfaction to all.

Thane: Maulvis roped in to spread awareness about measles-rubella vaccine

21 Nov 2018

Thane: Maulvis roped in to spread awareness about measles-rubella vaccine

The Thane district administration in Maharashtra has roped in maulvis to spread awareness in their community about the vaccine to prevent infectious diseases like measles and rubella among children.

Mumbai: Man sends private-pictures of ex-lover to her colleagues, arrested

21 Nov 2018

Mumbai: Man sends private-pictures of ex-lover to her colleagues, arrested

Mumbai police have arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly circulating private pictures of his ex-lover after the victim lodged a complaint with Tilak Nagar police, Mid-Day reports.

Ola, Uber drivers on strike in Mumbai: Details here

19 Nov 2018

Ola, Uber drivers on strike in Mumbai: Details here

With many Ola and Uber drivers on strike, thousands of Mumbaikars, on Monday, woke up to commuting troubles.

Mumbai shocker! 12 killed on railway tracks yesterday

13 Nov 2018

Mumbai shocker! 12 killed on railway tracks yesterday

As many as 12 people were killed and five others received injuries in separate accidents on railway tracks in Mumbai and its neighboring areas yesterday, the Government Railway Police (GRP) said today.

Mumbai: 100 locals booked for violating SC's firecrackers' order

11 Nov 2018

Mumbai: 100 locals booked for violating SC's firecrackers' order

In Mumbai, 100 cases were filed against locals for flouting Supreme Court order on firecrackers, and 53 against firecrackers vendors.

#SaturdayFun: Mumbai Police nails the 'Thank You, Next' meme

10 Nov 2018

#SaturdayFun: Mumbai Police nails the 'Thank You, Next' meme

Through their humorous and witty tweets, Mumbai Police has always given us civic lessons.

Man suspects he's being cheated on, kills gay partner's friend

07 Nov 2018

Man suspects he's being cheated on, kills gay partner's friend

A relationship went sour in Mumbai and ended in the demise of one man. The fight between an estranged gay couple took the life of a 26-year-old computer engineer named Parth Raval.

CBI announces reward for information about RTI activist Jha's murder

07 Nov 2018

CBI announces reward for information about RTI activist Jha's murder

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday announced a Rs. 5 lakh reward for information about the 2012 murder of a Right to Information (RTI) activist at Maharashtra's Virar.

Kamala Mills fire: HC rejects bail pleas of pub owners

01 Nov 2018

Kamala Mills fire: HC rejects bail pleas of pub owners

The Bombay High Court today rejected the bail pleas of the owners of two eateries in Central Mumbai's Kamala Mills compound, which were gutted in a fire last December, killing 14 and injuring several others.

Mumbai: Massive fire in Bandra slum; no casualties so far

30 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Massive fire in Bandra slum; no casualties so far

A massive fire broke out at a slum in Mumbai's Bandra suburb today morning.

#Howzzat!: Mumbai Police lauds Virat's achievement in a special way

25 Oct 2018

#Howzzat!: Mumbai Police lauds Virat's achievement in a special way

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli scripted history on Wednesday when he became the fastest cricketer to score 10,000 ODI runs and the world took a bow.