26 Dec 2020
Dharavi logs zero coronavirus cases for first time since April
Labeled as a coronavirus hotspot once, Dharavi, believed to be the largest slum in Asia, reported no new coronavirus cases on Friday since April 1 when the first infection came to light.
29 Jul 2020
Coronavirus infected 57% slum-dwellers, 16% societies' residents in Mumbai: Survey
A sero-survey, conducted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai to judge the extent of the spread of coronavirus, found that more people living in slums were exposed to the deadly virus than those staying in other areas.
24 Jul 2020
Maharashtra: After winning coronavirus battle, Dharavi leads in plasma donation
Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, gave sleepless nights to the government after coronavirus cases rose alarmingly there.
29 Jun 2020
As coronavirus cases rise, states tighten rules, focus on screening
The easing of coronavirus-induced lockdown led to a worrying rise in cases prompting few states to toy with the idea of re-imposing some curbs.
24 Jun 2020
How Dharavi went from being coronavirus hotspot to success story
Spread over a little more than 2.1 square kilometers, Dharavi is home to some 8.5 lakh people. The houses are small, the population density high.
07 May 2020
Coronavirus: India's total cases cross 50,000-mark; over 1,700 dead
The total number of coronavirus infections in India has surged past 50,000, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Wednesday.
06 May 2020
Akshay, Ajay join Dharavi rappers to raise awareness about COVID-19
The rappers of Dharavi are doing what they do best: mixing art with reality.
27 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: 879 dead in India; situation 'improving', says Health Minister
On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 879, while the total number of infections crossed 27,800.
26 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 800; Maharashtra touches new peak
The total number of cases due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 26,000 in India on Saturday. Meanwhile, the death toll due to the viral disease rose to 824.
24 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Doubling rate slows to 10 days, says government
The central government on Friday said that the coronavirus cases in India are now doubling over 10 days.
24 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: 722 dead in India; Maharashtra records highest single-day jump
On Thursday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 700 in India.
23 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: 682 dead in India; over 21,300 cases reported
On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus infections in India crossed 21,000, according to data compiled from official state and union territory statistics.
21 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: 590 dead in India; Mumbai cases cross 3,000
On Monday, the number of coronavirus infections in Maharashtra's Mumbai surged past 3,000, amounting to over 16% of India's cases.
18 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: 486 dead in India; 70% deaths in 5 states
India on Friday reported 14,300 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), including 486, data compiled from official state government statistics showed.
17 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 460; Maharashtra cases cross 3,000
In a week's time, the coronavirus cases in India doubled, reaching 13,500, data compiled from state government statistics showed.
16 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 426; Rajasthan cases cross 1,000
As the Centre on Wednesday issued guidelines for the extended lockdown in India, the number of coronavirus cases reached 12,400.
14 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Over 350 dead in India; cases cross 10,000
On Monday, the total number of cases due to the coronavirus outbreak surged past 10,000 in India.
12 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 335; COVID-19 cases cross 9,000
On Sunday, the total number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 9,000, including 335 deaths, according to data compiled from official state government statistics.
12 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 291; Delhi cases cross 1,000
The total number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 8,000 as the central government decided to extend the nationwide lockdown.
10 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Maharashtra to recommend Mumbai lockdown extension as cases rise
The Maharashtra government is reportedly planning to extend the lockdown in the state capital Mumbai and the greater Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR).
10 Apr 2020
Maharashtra: Billionaire Wadhawans, being investigated for fraud, defy coronavirus lockdown
In what shows a blatant abuse of power and money, 23 members of the Wadhawan family managed to defy the coronavirus lockdown in Maharashtra and went from Khandala to their farmhouse in Mahabaleshwar, some 185 km away.
10 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark
Four days after crossing the 100-mark, India's death toll due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) surged past 200 on Thursday.
05 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll nears 100-mark; over 3,000 cases reported
In the last 24 hours, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) jumped by 525, the Ministry of Health confirmed. This is the largest single-day spike in coronavirus cases.
03 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 80; over 2,500 infected
India on Friday witnessed a record single-day growth in the number of coronavirus infections, with 478 new cases emerging in the past 24 hours.
02 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 70; 21 dead in Maharashtra
Even as India remains on lockdown, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 2,000 on Thursday.
01 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50
Over the past two days, the threat of the coronavirus pandemic has increased manifold.
15 Feb 2019
#GullyBoy review: This Mumbai-underdog film will leave you deeply inspired
Zoya Akhtar's latest outing Gully Boy, like much of her filmography so far, is set in a big city- a city so big that it makes it excruciating for people like Murad (Ranveer Singh) to even dream in the backdrop of their grim realities.
10 May 2018
Critics kept writing me off, but I bounced back: Rajinikanth
Reflecting on his failures in last few years, superstar Rajinikanth said critics tried to write him off over time but he has come back stronger every time.
15 Mar 2018
Mumbai's Dharavi hiphop finally gets its big Bollywood break
Dharavi's burgeoning hip-hop culture has finally got its big Bollywood break.
25 Jan 2017
6 people lost money to frauds posing as 'bank officials'
6 cases of credit/debit card frauds have been registered by the Azad Maidan police; victims received phone-calls from people posing as bank officials and tricking them into revealing their card-details.
14 Jan 2017
Film producer Kidwai interrogated in Om Puri's death case
In the case of Om Puri's death, Mumbai police today interrogated film producer Khalid Kidwai.
11 Jan 2017
Om Puri's driver claims actor was intoxicated
According to Om Puri's driver, the actor had consumed alcohol the night before he passed away.
09 Jan 2017
Pak news claims Modi, Doval bumped off Om Puri
A Pakistani news anchor has alleged that Om Puri was bumped off by NSA Ajit Doval at the behest of PM Modi.
06 Jan 2017
The city that keeps moving forward
On Saturday night, a night marathon has been organized to encourage women to "reclaim the night".
06 Jan 2017
Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passes away
Veteran Bollywood actor, Om Puri passed away earlier today after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 66 years old.
07 Dec 2016
Happenings galore in Mumbai
Congress runs out of funds for construction of building and is struggling to raise any more.