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Over 700 cops likely to be transferred out of Mumbai

30 Jun 2021

Over 700 cops likely to be transferred out of Mumbai

At least 727 policemen of various ranks from sub-inspector to the senior inspector, who have completed eight years of service in Mumbai, are likely to be shifted to other districts, an official said on Wednesday.

Don't spare 'big fish' in fake vaccination cases: High Court

29 Jun 2021

Don't spare 'big fish' in fake vaccination cases: High Court

On Tuesday, the Bombay High Court said that the Mumbai Police, probing instances of fake vaccination camps against COVID-19, must identify the "big fish" in such cases and not spare them.

Antilia bomb scare: Ex-cop Pradeep Sharma sent in judicial custody

28 Jun 2021

Antilia bomb scare: Ex-cop Pradeep Sharma sent in judicial custody

A special NIA court in Mumbai on Monday remanded former encounter specialist police officer Pradeep Sharma in judicial custody till July 12 in the case of an explosives-laden vehicle found near the residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani and the murder of businessman Mansukh Hiren.

Mumbai: Colombian national gets 10 years RI in drugs case

26 Jun 2021

Mumbai: Colombian national gets 10 years RI in drugs case

A special NDPS court in Mumbai has sentenced a 32-year-old Colombian national to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment in a drug case.

Owner of Varaprada tugboat that sank during Cyclone Tauktae booked

25 Jun 2021

Owner of Varaprada tugboat that sank during Cyclone Tauktae booked

A case of culpable homicide has been registered in Mumbai against the owner of the Varaprada tugboat that sank in the Arabian Sea during last month's Cyclone Tauktae, in which 11 persons were killed, an official said on Friday.

Patient bitten by rat in a Mumbai civic hospital dies

24 Jun 2021

Patient bitten by rat in a Mumbai civic hospital dies

A 24-year-old patient, who was bitten by a rat near his eye at a civic-run hospital in suburban Ghatkopar, died at the medical facility on Wednesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials said.

Bogus vaccination camp: Woman held for providing fake IDs, certificates

24 Jun 2021

Bogus vaccination camp: Woman held for providing fake IDs, certificates

A woman was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the bogus vaccination drive held at a residential society in suburban Kandivali last month, police said, adding she used to provide fake ID cards and certificates to co-accused in the case.

Thackeray stays transfer of 100 MHADA flats to Tata hospital

23 Jun 2021

Thackeray stays transfer of 100 MHADA flats to Tata hospital

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has stayed the transfer of 100 MHADA flats in Mumbai to the Tata Memorial Hospital for providing temporary accommodation to cancer patients undergoing treatment there.

Man with 'Peter Pan Syndrome' gets bail in assault case

22 Jun 2021

Man with 'Peter Pan Syndrome' gets bail in assault case

A Mumbai court has granted bail to a man suffering from Peter Pan Syndrome in connection with a case of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

Mumbai qualifies for 'level 1' of unlocking, but curbs remain

21 Jun 2021

Mumbai qualifies for 'level 1' of unlocking, but curbs remain

Mumbai will continue to remain in "level 3" of the coronavirus-induced restrictions till June 27 even though the city's COVID-19 positivity rate and oxygen bed occupancy have reduced and it is eligible to be upgraded to "level 1," the local civic body said.

Another Mumbai cinema hall to be 'redeveloped' into a mall

20 Jun 2021

Another Mumbai cinema hall to be 'redeveloped' into a mall

Cinema halls, especially single-screens, have faced the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic like many other businesses.

Film celebrities pay homage to Milkha Singh

19 Jun 2021

Film celebrities pay homage to Milkha Singh

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Mohanlal, superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, and others from the Indian film industry mourned the end of an era as they paid tributes to sprint icon Milkha Singh, describing him as an epitome of hard work and determination.

Mumbai: Two small-time TV actors held for theft

18 Jun 2021

Mumbai: Two small-time TV actors held for theft

Two small-time television actors have been arrested for allegedly stealing Rs. 3.28 lakh from a woman in the western suburb of Goregaon, police said on Friday.

Mumbai: Three injured after a chawl's wall collapses

18 Jun 2021

Mumbai: Three injured after a chawl's wall collapses

Three persons suffered minor injuries after a wall of a chawl at Ghatkopar, an eastern suburb of Mumbai, collapsed in the wee hours of Friday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

Antilia bomb scare: NIA raids former cop Pradeep Sharma's house

17 Jun 2021

Antilia bomb scare: NIA raids former cop Pradeep Sharma's house

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted a raid at former encounter specialist police officer Pradeep Sharma's residence in Mumbai on Thursday in connection with the Antilia bomb scare and Mansukh Hiren murder case, an official said.

'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.