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14 Apr 2019


3-year-old kidnapped girl reunited with mother, two held for abduction

After being abducted almost two weeks ago from Mumbai's Bandra East, a three-year-old girl, identified as Fatima Shaikh, was reunited with her mother on Thursday.

12 Apr 2019


Mumbai: 100+ sanitary-pad vending-machines to be installed for Police personnel

In an attempt to improve menstrual hygiene among its women personnel, the Mumbai Police has decided to set up sanitary pad vending machines at 140 locations across the city.

09 Apr 2019


Mumbai Police partners with TVF to address triple riding issue

Mumbai Police is not only known for their hard work but is also praised for their wittiness on Twitter.

07 Apr 2019


#TravelBytes: Top 5 summer weekend-getaways from Mumbai

No matter how much we all adore our beloved City of dreams, but the fact is that it can, at times, get frustrating.

02 Apr 2019


TV actress and model hits vehicles, booked for drunk driving

Mumbai Police has registered a case against a TV actress and model for driving under the influence of alcohol and ramming into other vehicles, damaging at least seven, in Santacruz.

02 Apr 2019


BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

An assistant engineer of Mumbai's civic body was arrested yesterday in connection with last month's foot overbridge (FOB) collapse at CSMT station that had left six persons dead, police said.

31 Mar 2019


Mumbai: 3D superimposition technique helps recreate unidentified murder victim's face

The Mumbai Police have sought the help of the forensic team of KEM Hospital, Mumbai in a mystery murder case.

29 Mar 2019


Mumbai: Google's new recruit, a BE student not from IIT

Every year, lakhs of students take the Joint Entrance Examination to join prestigious engineering colleges in India, especially IITs.

25 Mar 2019


Mumbai's medical college students protest against 'No Short Skirt' rule

Recently, students of Mumbai's J J Hospital's Grant Medical College launched a protest against college authorities, after the female students were allegedly asked to sit away from men during events and not to wear short skirts.

24 Mar 2019


Model murder case: Accused teenager claims deceased threatened him

Syed Muzammil, a 19-year-old boy, who was accused of murdering aspiring model, Mansi Dixit, has applied for bail.

23 Mar 2019


Young mom kills 16-day-old daughter in central Mumbai, arrested

A 25-year-old woman was arrested yesterday evening for allegedly killing her 16-day-old daughter in Mumbai, police said.

20 Mar 2019


Maharashtra: Citizens lodge 400 poll code violation complaints via app

The Maharashtra chief electoral office has received up to 400 complaints of violation of the model code of conduct through its app cVIGIL, an official said today.

20 Mar 2019


Woman kills editor for allegedly harassing her for two years

In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old woman, along with a printing press owner, was arrested for allegedly killing and disposing the body of a magazine editor.

18 Mar 2019


#ManoharParrikar: IIT-B to remember its distinguished alumnus at condolence meet

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) will hold a condolence meet this evening to pay tributes to their alumnus, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who died after battling pancreatic ailment for a year.

16 Mar 2019


BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge

Civic body authorities yesterday brought down the remaining part of the foot-over-bridge (FOB), a major portion of which had collapsed Thursday evening, killing six persons and injuring over 30 others.

15 Mar 2019


Mumbai bridge collapse: Scrap bullet train project, demands NCP

After the deadly bridge collapse near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSMT) railway station, Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has asked the government to scrap the multi-billion dollar Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.

15 Mar 2019


Soon, watch free movies and shows in Mumbai local trains

Mumbai local rail network is considered an essential lifeline of the city.

15 Mar 2019


Fix responsibility for bridge-collapse by this evening: Fadnavis to BMC

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he had asked BMC chief Ajoy Mehta to fix "primary responsibility" for yesterday's foot-over-bridge collapse by this evening.

14 Mar 2019


Mumbai businessman dies just two days after hair transplant surgery

A 42-year-old businessman, based in Mumbai, died just 40 hours after he got a hair transplant surgery.

01 Mar 2019


Helmets save lives, Mumbai Police reminds in a fun way

Mumbai Police's Twitter account is like that teacher who imparts important life lessons (in this case, civic lessons) in a fun way.

26 Feb 2019


Mumbai: Children collect 15,000 utensils in 3 hours for charity

In a goodwill gesture, a group of Parsi children in Mumbai conducted a figurative marathon in a bid to help some unfortunate citizens.

20 Feb 2019

Indian Railways

Indian Railways plans to curb illegal ticket booking, train thefts

There have been countless reports of train robberies and thefts, especially on luxury trains, bound for long routes.

18 Feb 2019


Thane: Decomposed, chopped body-parts of child found near rail track

Chopped and highly decomposed body parts suspected to be of a child have been found near a railway track in Thane, Maharashtra, police said today.

16 Feb 2019


Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

In a first, a human organ was transported from one hospital to another via Mumbai local trains.

16 Feb 2019


Maharashtra government plans to make self-defense part of school curriculum

The Maharashtra government is considering making training in self-defense a part of the school curriculum in the state.

16 Feb 2019


Mumbai: Scolded over PUBG addiction, man stabs sister's fiance

PUBG fever has gripped the nation, and cases of it having bad effects on people are also on the rise.

11 Feb 2019


For 20 years, man stole cars to replace taxis' parts

A 65-year-old got arrested recently, in a major theft case in Mumbai.

10 Feb 2019


Amol Palekar interrupted at NGMA event for speaking against government

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar was repeatedly interrupted on Friday during his speech against the Ministry of Culture by some members of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in Mumbai.

07 Feb 2019

Navi Mumbai

Panic grips as foreign couple lands in Navi-Mumbai using parachute

Panic spread among locals residing in Navi Mumbai last week, when two unidentified people were spotted landing in the area using a parachute.

05 Feb 2019


Mumbai hosts its first gay wedding reception after SC verdict

Almost five months after the Supreme Court read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, India's financial capital, hosted its first same-sex wedding reception at Anantha hotel, Kanjurmarg, last week.

04 Feb 2019


Mumbaikars can now report traffic offenses using this app

Making better use of technology, Mumbai Police has brought forward a new mobile application for Mumbaikars to upload live images of traffic violations such as people driving without helmets, or talking on the phone while driving.

01 Feb 2019


#SochKeShareKaro: Mumbai Police teaches what not to share on WhatsApp

The official Twitter handle of Mumbai Police has never failed to impress us with their witty and humorous civic lessons.

30 Jan 2019


'Simmba' director Rohit Shetty donates Rs. 51L to Mumbai police

A month ago Rohit Shetty's Simmba hit the screens. Since then the movie has been on money churning spree at the box office.

24 Jan 2019


How kids in Mumbai are trained to steal mobile phones

When four minors, aged 13-17, were arrested last week in Mumbai for stealing mobile phones, their revelations were rather interesting.

22 Jan 2019


Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial

The Maharashtra Cabinet today approved Rs. 100 crore for the construction of a memorial for late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.

19 Jan 2019


Mumbai: Man sprinkled chemical on several women, enjoyed their suffering

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Mumbai yesterday for sprinkling a burning adhesive on several women at Andheri Railway Station in past one month.

18 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

As many as 7,000 persons, mostly graduates, had applied for 13 vacant posts of canteen waiters in Mantralaya, the Maharashtra secretariat, an official said today.

18 Jan 2019


Mumbai Police takes #10YearChallenge, and is winning hearts of Mumbaikars

Internet's latest craze- the #10YearChallenge has got netizens shuffling through their decade-old pictures showcasing the changes over the years.

16 Jan 2019


Mumbai: Relief to commuters as BEST workers call off strike

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) workers' union today called off their nine-day-old strike by agreeing to the implementation of an interim pay-hike for about 15,000 employees.

15 Jan 2019


Mumbai Police teaches Pandya, Rahul the definition of a 'gentleman'

The controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul over the former's sexist remarks on popular chat show Koffee With Koffee is currently the talk of the nation.