Analysing the Otters’ way of life: Why this mammal is facing an existential crisis in India
Mumbai

Analysing the Otters’ way of life: Why this mammal is facing an existential crisis in India

Once otters were available across the world, but because of their fur-like skin, the animal has fallen prey to hunters

World Environment Day: This 18-yr-old is waging a war against Mumbai's coastal road project; nature warriors show small steps can make big impact
Mumbai

World Environment Day: This 18-yr-old is waging a war against Mumbai's coastal road project; nature warriors show small steps can make big impact

5 June is observed as the World Environment Day, another semblance of an event to perhaps celebrate how precious and beautiful Planet Earth is, and also to take a moment to realise the extent of destruction we have wreaked on it

Maharashtra Day 2019: From history to celebrations, all you need to know about the state holiday
Mumbai

Maharashtra Day 2019: From history to celebrations, all you need to know about the state holiday

Maharashtra Day is observed as a public holiday for government offices, banks, stock markets and educational institutes in Maharashtra. It is also a dry day in the state.

Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal wedding reception: Family members, other prominent personalities take part in celebrations
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Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal wedding reception: Family members, other prominent personalities take part in celebrations

Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal at their wedding reception in Mumbai on Friday. The two got married on 12 December.

Dawood Ibrahim's finance manager detained in London; Jabir Moti is said to be custodian of fugitive don's dark secrets
Mumbai

Dawood Ibrahim's finance manager detained in London; Jabir Moti is said to be custodian of fugitive don's dark secrets

Fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim's finance manager and custodian of his dark secrets, Jabir Moti, detained in London. Jabir is involved in investment in Dawood's businesses which spans across Pakistan, Middle East, the UK and Europe, Africa and countries of Southeast Asia

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's life had close links with Mumbai; ex-PM signed off from public life at rally in Shivaji Park
Mumbai

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's life had close links with Mumbai; ex-PM signed off from public life at rally in Shivaji Park

It was at a public rally in Mumbai in 1995 that LK Advani announced Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name as BJP's prime ministerial candidate.

Mumbai: 34-yr-old man dies after falling from overcrowded train on Vashi bridge; family blames CR ‘motormen’s strike’
Mumbai

Mumbai: 34-yr-old man dies after falling from overcrowded train on Vashi bridge; family blames CR ‘motormen’s strike’

A 34-year-old garment store employee from Nerul in Navi Mumbai died after falling off from a overcrowded CST-bound train on the Vashi creek bridge on Friday when hundreds of Central Railway motormen went on strike

Maharashtra Bandh Updates: Stone pelting reported in Pune; Maratha protesters gather outside Sharad Pawar's Baramati residence
Mumbai

Maharashtra Bandh Updates: Stone pelting reported in Pune; Maratha protesters gather outside Sharad Pawar's Baramati residence

Maharashtra Bandh LIVE Updates: Demonstrators hold sit-in protest outside NCP chief Sharad Pawar's residence in Baramati on Thursday.

Unidentified men fire at a scrap dealer in Mumbai's Andheri East area; victim stable
Mumbai

Unidentified men fire at a scrap dealer in Mumbai's Andheri East area; victim stable

A scrap dealer was seriously injured after two unidentified men shot at him in Marol area in Mumbai's Andheri suburb, police said on Saturday.

Andheri bridge collapse aftermath: Western Railway deploys tower wagon cars to inspect old bridges in Mumbai
Mumbai

Andheri bridge collapse aftermath: Western Railway deploys tower wagon cars to inspect old bridges in Mumbai

After Railway Minister Piyush Goyal cracked the whip, the Western Railway (WR) launched a safety audit of all 445 bridges on the Mumbai suburban section, deploying modern techniques to scan some of the oldest structures, an official said here on Saturday.

Mumbai rains hit rail and road traffic; NDRF called in to rescue over 450 stranded passengers, navy on standby
Mumbai

Mumbai rains hit rail and road traffic; NDRF called in to rescue over 450 stranded passengers, navy on standby

A distance, usually covered in about an hour in Mumbai, took several hours, even up to five hours in some cases, as the rail tracks, as well as roads, were submerged

First monsoon showers claim 13 lives in coastal Maharashtra; Mumbai family of four drown in Ratnagiri
Mumbai

First monsoon showers claim 13 lives in coastal Maharashtra; Mumbai family of four drown in Ratnagiri

At least 13 people have perished in different incidents, mostly by drowning, in the first monsoon weekend in the past 72 hours.

BMC's new Mumbai development plan ignores the fact that affordability, not availability, is city's real problem
Mumbai

BMC's new Mumbai development plan ignores the fact that affordability, not availability, is city's real problem

The BMC's new development plan for Mumbai has two incredulous assumptions: one, that by allowing builders to build more and ‘repopulate’ the island city, homes will become more affordable and two, that more commercial buildings will mean more jobs

Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in Sheena Bora murder case, admitted to Mumbai's JJ hospital after complaining of uneasiness
Mumbai

Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in Sheena Bora murder case, admitted to Mumbai's JJ hospital after complaining of uneasiness

Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, was rushed to JJ hospital from Byculla women's jail on Friday night

Blacklisted Wizcraft bags Magnetic Maharashtra contract: Has Fadnavis forgotten promise to 'teach company a lesson'?
Mumbai

Blacklisted Wizcraft bags Magnetic Maharashtra contract: Has Fadnavis forgotten promise to 'teach company a lesson'?

In April 2016, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had assured the Upper House of the legislative council that no contracts would be given to event organiser Wizcraft International Entertainment

Magnetic Maharashtra contract handed to Wizcraft two years after firm was hit with FIR for ill-fated Make in India event
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Magnetic Maharashtra contract handed to Wizcraft two years after firm was hit with FIR for ill-fated Make in India event

During the 'Make In India' cultural programme held that night at Girgaum Chowpatty, a massive blaze engulfed the stage in front of such diginitaries as the governor, chief minister, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and a foreign delegation

Fire reported at scrap yard in Mumbai's Mankhurd; 20 fire tenders at location, no casualties so far
Mumbai

Fire reported at scrap yard in Mumbai's Mankhurd; 20 fire tenders at location, no casualties so far

A fire broke out in Mumbai's eastern suburb of Mankhurd on Sunday morning, reports said. No casualty reported so far.

Kamala Mills Compound owner Ramesh Govani arrested by Mumbai Police, reports say
Mumbai

Kamala Mills Compound owner Ramesh Govani arrested by Mumbai Police, reports say

More than a fortnight after the Kamala Mills tragedy, this will be the eighth big arrests made in the case, where the rich and mighty were charged with non-compliance of safety norms and negligence resulting in loss of lives.

Mumbai: Bandra building fire kills 1-yr-old toddler, one more child critical; cause of blaze unknown
Mumbai

Mumbai: Bandra building fire kills 1-yr-old toddler, one more child critical; cause of blaze unknown

A one-and-half-year-old girl died of suffocation after a fire broke out at an unauthorised structure built on top of the water pump room of a building in Mumbai

Mumbai Police arrests two in Shiv Sena leader Ashok Sawant's murder case
Mumbai

Mumbai Police arrests two in Shiv Sena leader Ashok Sawant's murder case

According to police, Sawant, a former municipal corporator, was returning home around 11 pm from a meeting in Thakur Complex, to his apartment in Videocon Towers, riding pillion on a scooter.