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Sep 12, 2017
Piyush Goyal expects bullet train to be affordable for all; officials see 1.6 cr travellers per yearInitially, the train will have 10 coaches with a total seating capacity of 750 passengers.
Aug 30, 2017
Maharashtra rains: Minor girl, three others washed away in PalgharFour persons, including a three-year-old girl, were washed away in separate incidents following heavy rains in neighbouring Palghar district.
Oct 14, 2016
Police dog Caesar who saved lives during 26/11 dies of heart attack in VirarCaesar, the famed sniffer dog of Mumbai police who saved several lives during the 26/11 terror attacks, died on Thursday at a farm in Virar.
Apr 22, 2016
Railway ministry plans to invest Rs 40,000 cr in Mumbai: Suresh PrabhuRailway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said his ministry has chalked out a plan to invest Rs 40,000 crore in different projects in Mumbai, blueprint of which will be prepared before 15 August.
Oct 08, 2015
Nigerian man alleges racism after police raids three-year-old son's birthday partyIn yet another case of jumping the gun and power abuse, Maharashtra police on Sunday halted the birthday party of a Nigerian couple's three-year-old son and ate his cake.
Jul 01, 2015
How to build a political stronghold: A case study of the Thakurs of the Vasai Virar civic bodyA small, extremely localised political party, run by a menacing but at the same time benevolent politician, did to Vasai Virar in its municipal history in the past week what Aam Aadmi did to Delhi few months ago.
Jun 17, 2015
RPI(A) threatens to quit alliance with Sena, BJP, if further ignoredA day after results of Vasai-Virar municipal election were declared, the RPI(A) on Wednesday threatened to part ways with the 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance) in other upcoming local body polls, if it was not given a fair share of seats by the BJP and Shiv Sena.
May 06, 2015
Ladies Special: Celebrating 23rd anniversary of first ever all women local trainThis week marks the 23rd anniversary of the first ever ladies special train in Mumbai, which ran on the Western line from Virar to Churchgate.
Aug 10, 2014
Maharashtra: Minor girl allegedly raped by boyfriend; harassed by his parentsA 17-year-old girl had been allegedly raped repeatedly for over a month by her boyfriend at Virar and harassed by his parents, police said today.
Jan 26, 2014
Rail minister's ‘take a bus’ suggestion is like asking the starving to eat cakeMumbai's rail commuters are no whiners. Every commuter using a Western, Central and Harbour line train is actually a braveheart risking his life to get to work and back home.