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27 Aug 2021


Mumbai: Woman duped of Rs. 25 lakh; one arrested

The cyber police in Mumbai has arrested a 46-year-old man from Rajasthan for allegedly cheating a woman of Rs. 25 lakh by promising to sell her gold at a low rate, an official said on Thursday.

26 Aug 2021


Fishermen protest against plan to shift them from Crawford Market

Fishermen from Mumbai and neighboring areas have opposed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's plan to relocate fish vendors from Mumbai's Crawford Market.

25 Aug 2021


Allegations against Deshmukh are baseless: Builder claims before probe panel

The allegations of corruption leveled against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh are "baseless" and a "vindictive act" of senior IPS officer Param Bir Singh, a Mumbai-based builder, Bimal Agarwal, claimed in his affidavit submitted before an inquiry commission on Wednesday.

24 Aug 2021


IKEA to launch first city store in Mumbai

Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA on Tuesday said that it is going to open its first-ever city store in India in Mumbai, which would be more accessible to its customers in the city.

Param Bir Singh fined for not appearing before inquiry commission

An inquiry commission headed by a retired high court judge has imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 on former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh for not appearing before it.

17 Aug 2021


Mumbai: City-based actress files molestation complaint, interior designer booked

A Mumbai-based actress has alleged that an interior designer molested her after she had had a spat with him over his work at her apartment in the city.

16 Aug 2021


Mumbai: Public gardens, beaches to remain open till 10 pm

All public gardens, playgrounds, chowpatties, and beaches in Mumbai will now remain open from 6 am to 10 pm as part of fresh relaxations in COVID-19 restrictions, Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said on Monday.

13 Aug 2021


Families having only one flat shouldn't own four-five cars: HC

Expressing anguish over the lack of any uniform policy in Maharashtra over designated parking spaces for vehicles, the Bombay High Court has said that authorities must not allow citizens to own multiple personal vehicles if they didn't have adequate parking space.

12 Aug 2021


No adverse reaction during COVID-19 home vaccination encouraging: HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said that it was encouraging to note that not a single bed-ridden person, who was administered the COVID-19 vaccine at home by the Mumbai civic body, showed any adverse reaction to the vaccine jab.

10 Aug 2021


Mumbai: Stations to issue QR code-based passes for fully-vaccinated citizens

Arrangements will be made at 65 railway stations in Mumbai, where quick response or QR code-based passes will be issued to people who have taken both doses of COVID-19 vaccine and wish to travel in suburban local trains, city mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Tuesday.

09 Aug 2021


Quit India day: Martyrs remembered at Mumbai's August Kranti Maidan

Tributes were paid to martyrs on Monday at an event held at the August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai to mark the 79th anniversary of the Quit India movement.

09 Aug 2021


Fully-vaccinated Mumbaikars can travel in local trains from August 15

Fully vaccinated citizens of Mumbai can travel in local trains from August 15, but a gap of 14 days from the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine is necessary to avail the facility, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday.

06 Aug 2021


Mumbai: BJP seeks resumption of local train services; holds protests

Several BJP leaders in Maharashtra on Friday participated in protests held by the party in Mumbai to press for the demand that those common citizens, who have received both the doses of COVID-19 vaccines, be allowed to travel by suburban trains.

05 Aug 2021


Mumbai cop dances his way into people's hearts on Instagram

A 38-year-old police naik of the Mumbai Police has become a social media sensation with his dance videos that have gone viral and garnered thousands of likes.

04 Aug 2021


Padma Shri awardee Dogri writer Padma Sachdev passes away

Noted author and Padma Shri awardee Padma Sachdev, the first modern woman poet of Dogri language, passed away at a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday, an official of the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages said.

30 Jul 2021


Virar: Woman bank official stabbed to death by debt-ridden ex-manager

A woman official of a private bank at Virar in Maharashtra's Palghar district was stabbed to death, while her female colleague was injured in an attack by two persons, including a debt-ridden former manager of the same branch, police said on Friday.

29 Jul 2021


BMC to launch home vaccination for bed-ridden citizens from Friday

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has`Q2` said that it will begin home vaccination of the bed-ridden people in Mumbai against the deadly coronavirus on an experimental basis from Friday.

29 Jul 2021


Mumbai: Local trains might be opened for fully vaccinated individuals

The Maharashtra disaster management department is in favor of allowing people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to travel in local trains in Mumbai, State Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Thursday.

28 Jul 2021


SIT formed to probe extortion case against Param Bir Singh

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed to conduct a probe into an extortion case against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and seven others registered at Mumbai's Marine Drive Police Station and another case registered with the crime branch, an official said.

27 Jul 2021


Corruption probe against Param Bir Singh: ACB issues lookout notice

The Anti-Corruption Bureau has issued a lookout notice against a bar owner in south Mumbai in connection with its probe into corruption allegations against former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh, an official said on Tuesday.

26 Jul 2021


Maharashtra: Woman advocate files rape case against two lawyers

Mumbai Police has registered an FIR on charges of rape and molestation against seven persons, including two lawyers and five others, on the complaint of a 35-year-old woman advocate, an official said on Monday.

23 Jul 2021


Mumbai rains: Four dead in house collapse in Govandi area

At least four persons were killed and eight others injured after a single-story house collapsed in the Shivaji Nagar area of Govandi in eastern Mumbai early on Friday, a civic official said.

22 Jul 2021


Convert Jinnah House into cultural center, requests BJP chief

BJP Mumbai President Mangal Prabhat Lodha has met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and reiterated his demand to convert Jinnah House, the city-based erstwhile residence of Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, into the South Asia Center for Arts and Culture (SACAC).

22 Jul 2021


COVID-19 vaccination drive to resume from Friday in Mumbai

The COVID-19 inoculation drive will resume in Mumbai from Friday at civic and government-run centers after the arrival of the new stock of vaccines, which was expected to arrive on Wednesday night, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a statement on Wednesday.

20 Jul 2021


Mumbai rains: Boulder crash kills five of family in Thane

Five members of a family were killed on Monday after a boulder rolled down and crashed on their home due to incessant rains in Thane city, while seven people were feared drowned at separate places in Maharashtra as Mumbai reeled under downpour for the second day.

16 Jul 2021


Heavy rains lash parts of Mumbai; local train services hit

Heavy rains lashed parts of Mumbai and its suburbs since early morning on Friday, leading to water-logging on tracks at a few places and affecting the local train services, officials said.

15 Jul 2021


Mumbai cop seen feeding cake to history-sheeter on latter's birthday

A video has gone viral on social media showing a senior inspector posted at a police station in Mumbai's suburban Jogeshwari feeding a piece of cake to a local history-sheeter as part of the latter's birthday celebration in a housing society.

14 Jul 2021


FIR for violating COVID-19 norms at BJP leader's office

A First Information Report was registered against 42 persons including organizers of a public gathering at BJP leader Pankaja Munde's office at Worli in Central Mumbai on Tuesday for the violation of COVID-19 protocols, police said.

13 Jul 2021


Mumbai: Under-construction shed collapses at INS Hamla; 11 laborers injured

Eleven laborers were injured after a part of an under-construction shed collapsed at the INS Hamla, a naval base at Marve in Malad area of Mumbai, a civic official said on Tuesday.

09 Jul 2021


Mumbai woman held for poisoning husband over marital dispute

A 55-year-old woman has been arrested in Mumbai for allegedly poisoning her husband by serving him insecticide-laced food over a marital dispute, police said on Thursday.

09 Jul 2021


Maharashtra: Monsoon in revival mode; moderate showers in Mumbai

After a long gap, Maharashtra is expected to receive good rainfall for the next four to five days as the southwest monsoon has become active once again, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

08 Jul 2021


Children under one to receive free pneumococcal vaccine soon: BMC

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday said it is soon going to administer the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) to children below one year of age to protect them from pneumococcal infections.

07 Jul 2021


Mumbai Police busts illegal Bihar-based call center; six held

The Mumbai Police has busted a Bihar-based illegal call center whose operators duped people in the name of coronavirus, and arrested five persons, including a BTech graduate, and also detained a minor who was part of the racket, an official said on Tuesday.

06 Jul 2021


Gas-tanker hits railway tracks suffering tire burst; major accident averted

An empty gas truck veered off from the Mumbai-Nashik National Highway after suffering a tire burst and came on the parallel railway tracks on Monday evening, forcing the suspension of traffic on the Kasara-Kalyan section which resulted in holding up of some long-distance and suburban trains for almost two hours, officials said.

05 Jul 2021


NCB nabs man wanted in Mumbai drugs factory case

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Monday arrested a criminal wanted in connection with the case of a drugs factory busted in south Mumbai's Dongri area earlier this year, an official said.

03 Jul 2021


'Welcome procession' lands recently-released history-sheeter in jail again

Ten days after he walked out of a prison on being granted bail, a history-sheeter was arrested in Mumbai after some of his supporters gathered and took out a procession to welcome him despite the coronavirus-induced restrictions in place, a police official said on Saturday.

02 Jul 2021


BMC issues new norms for vaccination camps at offices, societies

In light of the recent COVID-19 vaccination scam, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued additional guidelines and stated that inoculation at housing societies and workplaces will only be conducted by private vaccination centers registered on CoWIN portal, an official said on Friday.

01 Jul 2021


Citizens irked over suspension of COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai

Mumbaikars expressed unhappiness over the suspension of the COVID-19 vaccination drive at civic and government-run centers in Mumbai on Thursday due to a shortage of vaccine doses and raised questions over the management of the inoculation program.

01 Jul 2021


Frustrated of constant fights with wife, man poisons his children

A six-year-old boy died while his two siblings were hospitalized after their father allegedly gave them rat poison in ice cream following a dispute with his wife in Mumbai, a police official said on Wednesday.

30 Jun 2021


Jewelry shop looted in suburban Dahisar; owner shot dead

Three armed robbers opened fire in a jewelry shop, killed the owner, and looted gold ornaments in suburban Dahisar in Mumbai on Wednesday, the police said.