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Shiv Sena blames Mumbai's rising population for bridge collapse

16 Mar 2019

Shiv Sena blames Mumbai's rising population for bridge collapse

Days after a portion of a foot overbridge collapsed in Mumbai, Shiv Sena on Saturday blamed the increasing population in the Maharashtra capital for failing infrastructure.

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

22 Jan 2019

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-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

29 Nov 2018

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

If everything goes as planned, by next March, there will be a 605 meters long and 145 meters wide skywalk connecting Mumbai with its equally bustling neighbor, Thane, across a creek.

Mumbai's '10-storey high' bridge between Worli-Sewri to displace hundreds

21 Jul 2018

Mumbai's '10-storey high' bridge between Worli-Sewri to displace hundreds

Mumbai is getting a new 'sckyscraper bridge' - 32m high, the height of a 10-storey building - between Worli and Sewri.

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

23 Jun 2018

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.

Plans dropped, no monorail for Thane-Kalyan or Thane-Bhiwandi anymore

25 Apr 2018

Plans dropped, no monorail for Thane-Kalyan or Thane-Bhiwandi anymore

Maharashtra Government's ambitious monorail service was touted as a mass transit system, but after four years of its launch, it's now a liability for the authorities, and a suspended one at that.

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

21 Mar 2018

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.

PM Modi inaugurates Global Investors' Summit in Maharashtra

18 Feb 2018

PM Modi inaugurates Global Investors' Summit in Maharashtra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Global Investors' Summit at the 'Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018' conference at the MMRDA grounds in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla complex.

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

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.

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

14 Nov 2017

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

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

19 Sep 2017

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

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: 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.

Railway ministry to launch single ticket system in Mumbai

26 Jul 2017

Railway ministry to launch single ticket system in Mumbai

In order to ease travelling for commuters and reduce losses, railway ministry will integrate ticketing system in next three years and kickstart it in Mumbai on pilot basis.

Mumbai: Man masturbates at woman, official laughs off complaint

10 Jul 2017

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

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

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

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.

Like 911, Mumbai to get its own emergency line '112'

29 May 2017

Like 911, Mumbai to get its own emergency line '112'

The Maharashtra government plans to set up a uniform number for all emergencies by the end of this year.

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

13 Apr 2017

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.

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

13 Apr 2017

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

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: Residents can use free, unlimited WiFi for another month

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

Work on Metro-III draws ire over tree felling, noise pollution

16 Feb 2017

Work on Metro-III draws ire over tree felling, noise pollution

Work on Metro-III has come under fire, with residents of Cuffe Parade registering protest against the felling of trees and MMRDA's proposal of continuing work 24x7.

World's heaviest woman to come to Mumbai for surgery

10 Feb 2017

World's heaviest woman to come to Mumbai for surgery

The world's heaviest woman weighing 500 kilos, Eman Ahmed from Egypt, will come to Mumbai on February 11 for a surgery at Saifee.

Major disaster averted in repeat of 'sabotage' attempt

08 Feb 2017

Major disaster averted in repeat of 'sabotage' attempt

The motorman of the Pune-Santragachi Express averted a major disaster when he stopped the train immediately after hitting a 1.5-metre metal piece kept on the tracks at Kalamboli.

6 people lost money to frauds posing as 'bank officials'

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.

Roll-out of largest public WiFi

09 Jan 2017

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 is racing towards the future

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

City of Dreams all set to welcome 2017

31 Dec 2016

City of Dreams all set to welcome 2017

Mumbai has all its plans chalked out to welcome 2017.

Modi woos youth with jokes, quotes Dylan

20 Nov 2016

Modi woos youth with jokes, quotes Dylan

In his speech at the Global Citizen Festival in Mumbai, PM Modi joked about how the audience would demand a refund in Rs.100 notes, were he to sing.

So, this is what happened in Mumbai

14 Nov 2016

So, this is what happened in Mumbai

Card swipe machines added to the misery of cashless citizens when servers crashed and forced people to resort to cash payments.

Global Citizen Festival mired in politics

07 Nov 2016

Global Citizen Festival mired in politics

Politics over the Maharashtra government's handling of the Cold Play concert (organized by Global Citizen Festival) continued as opposition parties alleged that the government has waived the rent for the concert's venue.

Fadnavis govt grants 75% rebate on venue

31 Oct 2016

Fadnavis govt grants 75% rebate on venue

The Maharashtra government granted a 75% rebate on the concert venue, MMRDA grounds, for Coldplay's concert in Mumbai.

Reliance owes MMRDA Rs.1577 crore

14 Sep 2016

Reliance owes MMRDA Rs.1577 crore

According to an RTI filed by Anil Galgali, Reliance Industries Limited is Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority's (MMRDA) biggest defaulter.

Your weekly wrap

12 Sep 2016

Your weekly wrap

This week the world got a new 'Richest Man', in the form of an obscure Spanish businessman.

Coldplay to perform in Mumbai, Rs.25k per ticket

09 Sep 2016

Coldplay to perform in Mumbai, Rs.25k per ticket

Sources have confirmed that Coldplay would indeed perform in Mumbai on 19 November.

Coldplay to perform live in Mumbai?

10 Aug 2016

Coldplay to perform live in Mumbai?

Rumour were making rounds that Coldplay is going to perform on 19 November 2016 in either Mumbai or Delhi.