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Deepika Padukone in the latest Padmavati poster. (Twitter Photo)
Mumbai police warns protestors against being 'adventurous' on 'Padmavati'

In a statement here, Joint Commissioner of Police (L&O) Deven Bharti said that "any individual or group which attempts to be adventurous, will be dealt sternly and will face strict legal action.

17 Nov 2017

Deepika Padukone in Padmavati. (YouTube screengrab)
'Padmavati' row: Maharashtra will provide security for theatres if needed, says MoS Home Ranjit Patil

The Maharashtra government is currently in the process of assessing the security issues associated with the film 'Padmavati' and will provide protection to the theatres if needed.

16 Nov 2017

A file photo of Indrani Mukerjea and her daughter Sheena Bora |PTI
Indrani Mukerjea points accusing finger at Peter for Sheena Bora's killing

Indrani also alleged that Peter and others, might have manipulated the circumstances to frame her and influence witnesses and situations that led to her arrest.

15 Nov 2017

26/11 Mumbai terror case: Court records statement of official translator

Mohammed Nadvi was the second witness to be examined in the case, the first being Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley had translated the contents of Pakistani documents seized from LET.

15 Nov 2017

Supreme Court (File | PTI)
Hit-and-run: Supreme Court to hear Maharashtra's plea against Salman's acquittal

The 2002 incident led to the death of one person and injured four near Bandra in Mumbai. The trial court had awarded five-year jail term to Khan in the case.

14 Nov 2017

Mumbai Diary

While the smog-choked Delhi is still debating the odd-even formula and is squabbling over more DTC buses, the BEST introduced electric buses in Mumbai last week.

14 Nov 2017

Dawood Ibrahim (File | PTI)
Three properties of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim auctioned in Mumbai

The properties were put on auction by the ministry of finance, under the Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Property) Act.

14 Nov 2017

The recent video shot on a mobile phone shows that the seven-month-old baby was not inside the car but in the arms of another family member when the Mumbai Traffic Police warned to tow it away. (Photo | ANI Twitter)
Mumbai car towing incident: New video contradicts mother's version of police insensitivity

The recent video shot on a mobile phone shows that the seven-month-old baby was not inside the car but in the arms of another family member when the Mumbai Traffic Police warned to tow it away.

12 Nov 2017

Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport's new emission-free electric buses can run up to at least 200 kilometres after they have been charged completely for three hours. (ANI Twitter Photo)
Mumbai BEST goes green, introduces electric, emission-free buses

The buses cost Rs. 1.61 crore each, which is more than double the price of regular buses and have a seating capacity of 30 people. 

11 Nov 2017

An airplane taking off (File photo | AP)
Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata to get more airports

While the Centre’s plans for the new Delhi and Mumbai airports are on in full swing, the Civil Aviation Ministry has written to the Tamil Nadu and West Bengal governments to suggest plots of land.

10 Nov 2017

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Monorail train catches fire in Mumbai, services shut, no casualties reported

The incident occurred around 5.30 a.m. on a regular local service to the Wadala station. There were no casualties in the incident.

09 Nov 2017

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi (File | PTI)
Rahul asks Modi to vacate post over gas price hike

Gandhi was referring to the price hike announced by the state-run oil firms on Wednesday. 

05 Nov 2017

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Kandivali police constable arrested in Mumbai businessman murder

Thane police have arrested a Kandivali police constable for allegedly kidnapping and murdering a businessman in a bid to recover Rs 1.5 lakh which he had lent to him about a year ago.

04 Nov 2017

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Bombay High Court issues show cause notices to civic chiefs over issue of illegal pandals

The civic body chiefs have been asked to file their responses to the notices by November 30 and be present in the court for the next hearing.

02 Nov 2017

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Major fire at mattress foam factory in Navi Mumbai

The fire broke out in a private foam manufacturing company near Padgha village in Taloja MIDC, Navi Mumbai around 12 noon.

02 Nov 2017

File Photo of Bombay High Court | PTI
Sohrabuddin case: Bombay High Court issues fresh notices to IPS officers

The three officials were discharged on the ground that the CBI had failed to get prior sanction or the special permission to prosecute them and hence, they could not be prosecuted.

02 Nov 2017

A photograph of the stampede at Elphinstone railway station's foot over bridge in Mumbai | PTI
Indian army steps in to build new foot over bridge at Elphinstone Road station, move invites criticism 

Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal visited the station today, a month after the tragic stampede on the Elphinstone Road station foot over bridge which left 23 people dead.

31 Oct 2017

Shiv Sena supporters (File | PTI)
Sena's drive against hawkers exposes cracks within Mumbai Congress

Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) President Nirupam’s outburst was the reaction of the MNS sanction against hawkers in Thane, Kalyan, Dombiwali and several other places.

29 Oct 2017

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan. (Photo | PTI)
No violation, as no construction done on Goregaon property, says Amitabh Bachchan's lawyer

An IANS report, based on an RTI query by an activist, had said on Wednesday that BMC had served a notice on Bachchan and others for allegedly carrying out illegal constructions on their properties.

27 Oct 2017

Fire at Mumbai slum: Three fire officials sustain injuries, treatment underway

The officials were trying to douse the flames after a massive fire broke out at a slum in the Behrampada locality near Mumbai's Bandra station yesterday evening.

27 Oct 2017

The fire forced the railway authorities to halt train services on the harbour line, a senior railway official said. | Image Courtesy: @ANI
Mumbai: Massive fire in Bandra's Garib Nagar area under control, 16 fire engines deployed

Fire tenders have been rushed to the spot and rescue operations are underway, and the cause of the fire is not known yet.

26 Oct 2017