Articles about Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority

Sena leader files breach of privilege notice against Kangana

15 Dec 2020

India
Sena leader files breach of privilege notice against Kangana

Shiv Sena leader Pratap Sarnaik has filed a Breach of Special Privileges notice against actor Kangana Ranaut over her tweet.

Coronavirus: Maharashtra registers lowest single-day tally in over five months

17 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: Maharashtra registers lowest single-day tally in over five months

On Monday, Maharashtra reported 2,535 fresh coronavirus cases, its lowest single-day figure since early-June. The number of cases in the state now stands at 17,49,777 and fatalities at 46,034 after 60 more people lost their lives yesterday.

Mumbai gets slight relief after record-breaking rainfall batters city

06 Aug 2020

India
Mumbai gets slight relief after record-breaking rainfall batters city

Maharashtra's capital Mumbai got a little respite from the downpour on Thursday, as the intensity of rainfall reduced and floodwaters receded in some areas.

Mumbai rains: Red alert issued, trains affected, offices shut

04 Aug 2020

India
Mumbai rains: Red alert issued, trains affected, offices shut

Already battered by coronavirus pandemic, Mumbai on Tuesday woke up to severe water-logging and heavy rains, that threw normal life out of gear.

Mumbai, Pune lockdown may extend till May 18: Health Minister

25 Apr 2020

India
Mumbai, Pune lockdown may extend till May 18: Health Minister

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday that the lockdown in Mumbai and Pune may extend till May 18.

53 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai: Reports

20 Apr 2020

India
53 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai: Reports

In a worrying incident, 53 journalists tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, the worst-affected city in India, reports said on Monday.

Coronavirus: India's total COVID-19 cases cross 7,500; over 250 dead

11 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's total COVID-19 cases cross 7,500; over 250 dead

India on Friday reported over 7,500 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), including 254 deaths, data compiled from state government statistics showed.

Coronavirus: Maharashtra to recommend Mumbai lockdown extension as cases rise

10 Apr 2020

India
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).

Coronavirus cases rise in Maharashtra, state headed towards Stage 3

21 Mar 2020

India
Coronavirus cases rise in Maharashtra, state headed towards Stage 3

Maharashtra witnessed a big jump in coronavirus cases, from 52 to 63, and the state is heading towards the dreaded Stage 3 of the outbreak, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday, while urging people to maintain self-discipline.

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

05 Aug 2019

India
Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.

Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial

22 Jan 2019

Mumbai
Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial

The Maharashtra Cabinet today approved Rs. 100 crore for the construction of a memorial for late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.

Mumbai: Despite 5 admission rounds, 76,000 FYJC seats lying vacant

31 Aug 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Despite 5 admission rounds, 76,000 FYJC seats lying vacant

Over 76,000 seats are lying vacant in the colleges across Mumbai Metropolitan Region, despite conducting five regular admission rounds for the first-year junior colleges (FYJCs).

Mumbai: Metro-2B line will be constructed overground, MMRDA tells Bombay-HC

23 Jun 2018

India
Mumbai: Metro-2B line will be constructed overground, MMRDA tells Bombay-HC

The MMRDA has told the Bombay HC its decision to construct the Metro 2B line overground after considering all the aspects.

Mumbai: Days before monsoon, 30%-roads still in need of repairs

04 Jun 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Days before monsoon, 30%-roads still in need of repairs

This monsoon doesn't bode well for Mumbai. On one hand, experts have predicted that it will hit three days early, but BMC is yet to finish repairs on 30% of roads.

Mumbai: Pre-monsoon showers bring relief from humidity, but claim three-lives

03 Jun 2018

India
Mumbai: Pre-monsoon showers bring relief from humidity, but claim three-lives

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) experienced its first shower of the season on Saturday evening. Though they brought much-needed relief from humidity, three people died by electrocution.

Mumbai: In 17-years, more than four-fold rise in vehicular registration

16 May 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: In 17-years, more than four-fold rise in vehicular registration

In just 17 years, Mumbai Metropolitan Region has seen more than a four-fold rise in vehicular registration. Thane region comes at the top with 38.31L vehicle-registrations, followed by Mumbai and Panvel regions.

Bengaluru is South India's numero uno in housing property market

23 Apr 2018

Bengaluru
Bengaluru is South India's numero uno in housing property market

Bengaluru has emerged as the ruler of South India, as far as real estate housing market goes.

Ambedkar memorial to be completed by April 2020: CM Fadnavis

14 Apr 2018

India
Ambedkar memorial to be completed by April 2020: CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has announced that the Ambedkar memorial being built in the Indu Mill compound near Chaityabhoomi, would be completed by April 2020.

With Octroi gone, Mumbai sees 105% spike in two-wheeler registration

11 Apr 2018

Mumbai
With Octroi gone, Mumbai sees 105% spike in two-wheeler registration

More than 105% two-wheelers and 42% cars and SUVS have been registered in a year in Mumbai, thanks to the removal of a key BMC tax.

Mumbai fraud: Mother, daughter cheated 130 people promising flats, held

21 Mar 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai fraud: Mother, daughter cheated 130 people promising flats, held

For this mother-daughter duo, promising people flats in costly Mumbai and then duping them proved to be child's play.

Thanks to Mumbai's sky-high prices, 1.09 lakh apartments lying unsold

21 Mar 2018

Mumbai
Thanks to Mumbai's sky-high prices, 1.09 lakh apartments lying unsold

Mumbai, which rules the country's property market, has seen sluggish real estate trade recently.

Bullet train terminus in Mumbai to come up at BKC

21 Feb 2018

Mumbai
Bullet train terminus in Mumbai to come up at BKC

The Mumbai terminus of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet train corridor will reportedly come up at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC).

Mumbai: MMRDA to suffer loss of Rs. 52L after monorail-shutdown

14 Nov 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: MMRDA to suffer loss of Rs. 52L after monorail-shutdown

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority is expected to suffer a loss of Rs. 52.4 lakh, following the temporary shutdown of the monorail at Mysore Colony station, due to the recent fire breakout.

Elphinstone stampede: Multi-agency teams to inspect Mumbai railway stations

03 Oct 2017

India
Elphinstone stampede: Multi-agency teams to inspect Mumbai railway stations

As many as 150 officials representing various government agencies will inspect all suburban railway stations on Mumbai's Central and Western Railways lines.

Mumbai Rains: Flight operations, local train services badly hit

20 Sep 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai Rains: Flight operations, local train services badly hit

Torrential rains continued to batter Mumbai for the second day, severely affecting the flight operations, delaying the suburban rail services, and disrupting the road traffic.

Mumbai: Heavy showers throw life out of gear once again

20 Sep 2017

India
Mumbai: Heavy showers throw life out of gear once again

Twenty days after "typhoon-like" rains inundated Mumbai, the city once again battled heavy showers and life was thrown out of gear.

Mumbai: Metro security-staff goes on strike; operator seeks police assistance

19 Sep 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: Metro security-staff goes on strike; operator seeks police assistance

Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) that operates Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro-I line sought Mumbai Police's help after the Maharashtra Security Force (MSF) staff went on strike.

Mumbai Monorail to get five new rakes by next year

01 Sep 2017

India
Mumbai Monorail to get five new rakes by next year

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is going to acquire five new Monorail rakes having four swanky, comfortable coaches each by the end of 2018.

Mumbai: Boyfriend sells off minor girlfriend to human traffickers

01 Sep 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: Boyfriend sells off minor girlfriend to human traffickers

In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl from Mumbai's Behrampada was sold to a Nashik-based human trafficking group by her 19-year-old boyfriend, Karan Pawar.

Mumbai: Maratha Mandir cancels DDLJ show for the first time

19 Jul 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: Maratha Mandir cancels DDLJ show for the first time

Actor Shah Rukh Khan's fans were disappointed after Mumbai's iconic Maratha Mandir, which has been running Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) for over 20 years now, cancelled film's show for the first time.

Mumbai: Man masturbates at woman, official laughs off complaint

10 Jul 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: Man masturbates at woman, official laughs off complaint

The Railway Police registered a complaint after a Bengaluru woman's Facebook post about a man masturbating at her on a local train went viral.

Maharashtra police to get meat detection kits!

07 Jul 2017

Mumbai
Maharashtra police to get meat detection kits!

Maharashtra police will get meat-detection kits by next month in order to check if the seized meat is that of a cow.

India witnesses maximum number of selfie deaths in the world

06 Jul 2017

Mumbai
India witnesses maximum number of selfie deaths in the world

A study revealed that India has witnessed maximum number of selfie-deaths in the world between March'14 and September'16.

Highways within cities exempt from liquor ban: SC clarifies

04 Jul 2017

India
Highways within cities exempt from liquor ban: SC clarifies

In a major relief to businesses, the SC said that bars on city roads will be exempt from the highway liquor ban.

Liquor ban: MMRDA seeks denotification of Western, Eastern Express highways

13 Apr 2017

India
Liquor ban: MMRDA seeks denotification of Western, Eastern Express highways

To protect 500 bars and wine shops on the Western Express and Eastern Express Highways from the recent SC liquor ban, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has reportedly sought to take them over from the state PWD; if approved, they will no longer be considered highways.

States attempt to circumvent SC's liquor ban

03 Apr 2017

India
States attempt to circumvent SC's liquor ban

Several states in the country have been aggrieved by the Supreme Court's decision to ban the sale of liquor around national highways.

Mumbai: Residents can use free, unlimited WiFi for another month

22 Mar 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: Residents can use free, unlimited WiFi for another month

The Maharashtra government has postponed its plan to start charging residents for WiFi till April.

Surprises galore in Mumbai

10 Jan 2017

Mumbai
Surprises galore in Mumbai

Now, report every traffic violator with the new 'Mumbai Traffic Police' mobile application by just clicking a picture.

Roll-out of largest public WiFi

09 Jan 2017

Mumbai
Roll-out of largest public WiFi

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced the launch of the largest public WiFi service in Mumbai earlier today: there will be 500 WiFi live hotspots across the city.

Mumbai is racing towards the future

03 Jan 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai is racing towards the future

Galloping towards a cashless economy, all RTOs in Maharashtra are soon set to become cashless.