Marine Drive: News

21 Jul 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: How less tetrapods causing tremors along Mumbai's Marine Drive

Some residents living along the famed Marine Drive road have complained of "strange vibrations" in their houses at high tide.

Mumbai coastal road project 40% completed, says BMC Commissioner

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has completed 40% physical work of the Rs. 12,000 crore-worth coastal road project from Marine Drive to Worli, including a one-km-long tunnel, BMC Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said on Thursday.

08 Jun 2020


Saif, Kareena step out for a stroll, without masks!

It was a lovely Sunday evening in Mumbai, as many people stepped out to get some fresh air and roam around at the iconic Marine Drive.

11 May 2020


Poonam Pandey booked by Mumbai Police for violating lockdown

Model and actor Poonam Pandey and her friend were on Sunday booked by the Mumbai Police for violating the coronavirus-induced lockdown, according to reports.

03 May 2020

Indian Army

Flypast and petal showers: Armed Forces' tribute to 'Corona Warriors'

As a token of appreciation to the frontline warriors in the fight against COVID-19, the Indian Armed Forces began a flypast Sunday morning.

15 Feb 2019

Alia Bhatt

#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 Jan 2019


Mumbai: Coastal road promenade to overshadow Marine Drive walkway?

The 29.2 km-long coastal road project in Mumbai will give rise to the city's longest promenade, overtaking the iconic walkway at Marine Drive in south Mumbai, a senior civic official has said.

09 Jan 2019


'Loo' crisis: Mumbai police stations reek of filthy bathrooms

Mumbai Police are having a hard time answering nature's call because of the pathetic and foul-smelling toilets in the police stations.

11 Nov 2018


Mumbai: 100 locals booked for violating SC's firecrackers' order

In Mumbai, 100 cases were filed against locals for flouting Supreme Court order on firecrackers, and 53 against firecrackers vendors.

02 Oct 2018


Mumbai: Public toilet worth Rs. 90L built at Marine Drive

A swanky and eco-friendly public toilet equipped with solar panel and vacuum technology to save water has come up at Marine Drive in South Mumbai.

06 Sep 2018


RTI reveals Mumbai reports fire incidents almost every day

A fortnight after a high-rise in Parel caught fire, leading to two casualties, an RTI query has revealed that Mumbai has witnessed a stunning 48,434 fire incidents in the past decade, which means there is an inferno almost every other day.

01 Sep 2018


5 girl students of Class 8 go missing in Mumbai

Five girls, students of a South Mumbai school, have gone missing. The girls who are studying in Class 8 at the private school did not return to their respective homes from school yesterday afternoon, after which their parents approached the police.

14 Apr 2018


Mumbai: Osmanabad farmers not allowed to sell produce, throw vegetables

Several farmers from Osmanabad were seen throwing crates full of vegetables outside Mantralaya as a mark of protest in Mumbai on Friday.

17 Oct 2017


Maharashtra: Transport employees on strike indefinitely from midnight

Demanding salary hikes, employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) will be on strike indefinitely from the midnight of October 16th.

21 Sep 2017


Famed Bollywood actress Shakila of 'Hatim Tai' fame dead

Yesteryear leading lady Shakila, who has appeared in cult movies like 'Hatim Tai' (1956) and 'CID' (1956), passed away yesterday after a heart attack. She was 82.

07 Sep 2017


Mumbai: Residents oppose "World Heritage Site" proposal for Marine Drive

Mumbai's Marine Drive "Heritage" precinct has been nominated by the government to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

05 Sep 2017


Mumbai: IIT-B to study properties' elevation levels on Malabar Hill

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning to appoint the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay at a Rs. 1.91cr cost for studying the elevation-levels of buildings on south Mumbai's Malabar Hill.

12 Jul 2017


19 Mumbai suburban railway stations get free Wi-Fi facility

Commuters can now browse the internet as 19 stations on Mumbai suburban rail network are provided with free Wi-Fi facility.

29 Jun 2017


Mumbai's kaali-peeli taxis can now be booked via mobile app

Transport minister Diwakar Raote will launch a new app of taxi unions-Amachi (Our) Drive-that will enable Mumbaiites to book black-and-yellow taxis just like Ola and Uber, but without surge pricing.

28 Jun 2017


Heavy rains lash Mumbai for the fourth consecutive day

Mumbai had another round of downpour for the fourth consecutive day that caused huge traffic snarls and train delays for commuters.

26 May 2017


Mumbai- No more overpaying for 31 common medicines

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) put a price cap on 31 common drugs like glucose, morphine, paracetamol, ibuprofen and snake venom antiserum.

25 May 2017


Mumbai- 1,300 BMC staff to lose jobs because of GST

With the implementation of GST, Octroi duties will be scrapped, which means those working in the Octroi department will lose their jobs.

31 Mar 2017


1.2K guards to be deployed at Maharashtra's 14 medical colleges

A government resolution released on Thursday said 1,231 guards will be deployed at 14 medical colleges of the state in order to provide better security to the doctors.

News that will matter to Mumbai and Mumbaikars

Mumbai is set to witness a grand celebration on the eve of bhoomipoojan ceremony of Shivaji memorial.

03 Dec 2016


Mumbai: City where the money keeps pouring in

Demonetization has resulted in massive gains for LIC; it sold its most expensive policy of Rs.50 crore for the first time.

All this made news in Mumbai

Passengers in suburban trains in Mumbai along with some long distance premium trains, will get free Wi-Fi by 2018.