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30 Jun 2021

Mumbai Police

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.

29 Jun 2021

Bombay High Court

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.