Mumbai-Pune Expressway: News

23 Apr 2022


Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway: Phase 1 to be opened on May 2

A 210km-long stretch between Nagpur and Shelu Bazar—the first phase of the 701km Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway—will open to the public on May 2.

04 Feb 2020


Badshah meets with a road accident in Punjab; escapes unhurt

Popular rapper and singer Badshah (real name: Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia) has met with a road accident in Ludhiana (Punjab), according to reports.

20 Jan 2020


Shabana Azmi is sedated but coherent, says Boney Kapoor

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who is currently admitted in the ICU at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, is under sedation but coherent and talking normally, shared film producer Boney Kapoor, who visited her at the hospital.

19 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

Shabana Azmi accident: PM Modi, celebrities pray for her recovery

The news of veteran actress Shabana Azmi getting critically injured in a major road accident on Saturday afternoon has sent a shockwave throughout the country.

19 Jan 2020


FIR lodged against Shabana Azmi's driver for rash driving

A police complaint has been filed against veteran actress Shabana Azmi's driver after the car that the two were traveling in met with a major accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Saturday afternoon.

18 Jan 2020

Javed Akhtar

Shabana Azmi injured in road accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

In a tragic incident, veteran actress Shabana Azmi on Saturday met with a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Shabana (69) has reportedly sustained critical injuries.

02 Jul 2019


Himesh Reshammiya rubbishes news of his car accident, issues statement

Noted music composer Himesh Reshammiya grabbed headlines this morning after news of him meeting with a car accident surfaced online.

25 Nov 2018


How the secret operation to shift Kasab for hanging unfolded

For the policemen involved in the covert operation to shift 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab from Mumbai to Pune, the phrase "Parcel reached Fox" signaled that the van carrying him had reached the jail where he was to be hanged the next day.

20 Sep 2018

Navi Mumbai

Maharashtra: MSEDCL to set up 500 electric vehicle charging stations

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) plans to set up 500 electric vehicle charging stations across Maharashtra to encourage the use of green energy by automobiles.

20 Nov 2017


Nitin Gadkari: Why is RSS' blue-eyed boy Modi's star performer?

In 2014, PM Narendra Modi allocated $3bn for cleaning Ganga. Cut to 2017, and the plan is badly behind schedule, with contaminated stretches of river-water.

17 Nov 2017


Mumbai Trans Harbour Link: The world's second longest sea link

Work on India's longest sea link, the world's second longest, is finally set to start in January next year.

14 Oct 2017


Mumbai: Work finally starts on Rs. 3,800cr Goregaon-Mulund Link Road

Mumbaikars have at least some development to look forward to: the BMC has finally started work on the 14-km Goregaon-Mulund Link Road (GMLR), which was first recommended as far back as 1963.

04 Jul 2017


This 102-year-old Pune doctor works 10 hours a day!

Dr. Balwant Ghatpande, who turned 102 this year, is counted among oldest practising doctors in Pune.

14 Jun 2017


Maharashtra provides immediate relief of Rs. 10,000 to farmers

The government provided an immediate assistance of Rs. 10,000 to small and marginal farmers who can begin sowing in the wake of the upcoming Kharif season.

20 Apr 2017


MNS to ZARA: Stop selling clothes made in Pakistan

Workers from the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) forcefully entered the ZARA store located at Palladium Mall, Lower Parel.

Mumbai: 2 Vasai societies fighting for water-connection since a decade

The Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation has failed to provide 2 housing societies in Vasai's Evershine City with a water connection since they were formed in 2007.

31 Jan 2017

Uddhav Thackeray

One dies after falling off crowded Mumbai local

Two men fell off an overcrowded Virar-Borivali local near Vasai. Irfan Shaikh died while Vikas Prajapati was grievously injured.

28 Dec 2016

Navi Mumbai

Mumbai: a city for outsiders, an emotion for Mumbaikars!

Seizure of new currency notes continues to make headlines as police seized Rs.45 lakh in Rs.2000 currency notes from Thane, on Tuesday.

30 Aug 2016


Drones deployed to ease traffic on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

In a first, the Maharashtra Government has deployed drones to monitor traffic on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway over the weekend on a trial basis.