Supreme Court allows 13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor to terminate pregnancy
Mumbai

Supreme Court allows 13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor to terminate pregnancy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old rape survivor from Mumbai to terminate her 31-week-old pregnancy.

Mumbai building collapse: 22 killed as over 100 years old building collapses in Bhendi Bazaar; authorities play blame game
Mumbai

Mumbai building collapse: 22 killed as over 100 years old building collapses in Bhendi Bazaar; authorities play blame game

It is not clear yet if the heavy rains that inundated Mumbai this week weakened the building.

Mumbai rains: Crawling local trains, lack of buses make journey home difficult a day after heavy downpour
Mumbai

Mumbai rains: Crawling local trains, lack of buses make journey home difficult a day after heavy downpour

Just before the first light of dawn at 4.30 am, office goers stranded at their workplaces made their way to the Churchgate station in south Mumbai to reach home

Heavy rains disrupt air services in Mumbai; six flights cancelled, 10 diverted
Mumbai

Heavy rains disrupt air services in Mumbai; six flights cancelled, 10 diverted

Jet Airways cancelled at least four flights to and from Mumbai.

BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayandar municipal polls, bags 61 of 95 seats; Shiv Sena a distant second at 22 seats
Mumbai

BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayandar municipal polls, bags 61 of 95 seats; Shiv Sena a distant second at 22 seats

With this result, the BJP has won second municipal body in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) after Panvel.

Prithviraj Chavan for CBI probe in ex-SRA babu's claim of paying Rs 7 crore to stop transfer
Mumbai

Prithviraj Chavan for CBI probe in ex-SRA babu's claim of paying Rs 7 crore to stop transfer

Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday demanded a CBI inquiry into a "claim" made by an IAS officer posted earlier in the SRA that he had paid Rs 7 crore to a former chief secretary of Maharashtra to cancel his transfer from the "lucrative" post.

BMC passes motion to make Vande Mataram mandatory in all municipal schools
Mumbai

BMC passes motion to make Vande Mataram mandatory in all municipal schools

Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar announced that BMC has passed the motion to make Vande Mataram compulsory in all the schools run by the civic body in the city

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Sambhaji Raje, Nitesh Rane hijack rally; BJP sends protesters home with rehashed promises
Mumbai

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Sambhaji Raje, Nitesh Rane hijack rally; BJP sends protesters home with rehashed promises

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is on the top of the world right now. Not only was his government saved from any unnecessary criticism, he also managed to send the protesters home without making a noise

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Over 3 lakh protesters throng Mumbai; CM Fadnavis promises reservations
Mumbai

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Over 3 lakh protesters throng Mumbai; CM Fadnavis promises reservations

The 58th Marathi Kranti Silent Morcha which saw participation from nearly three lakh members of the community concluded peacefully on Wednesday with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assuring reservation

Maratha Kranti Morcha in Mumbai: Diversions, blockades installed; schools to remain shut as city braces for rally
Mumbai

Maratha Kranti Morcha in Mumbai: Diversions, blockades installed; schools to remain shut as city braces for rally

With more than five lakh participants and 10,000 vehicles are likely to enter Mumbai to take part in Maratha Kranti Morcha, city's commuters are advised to avoid the roads till absolutely necessary

Maharashtra: ATS seizes more than 10 kg explosives, nine detonators from Thane's Mumbra
Mumbai

Maharashtra: ATS seizes more than 10 kg explosives, nine detonators from Thane's Mumbra

The security forces in Maharashtra have arrested three in connection with the explosives recovered by Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Mumbra and Thane, days ahead of 70th Independence Day

Shiv Sena worker Sunil Shitap is a known land grabber, but police and BMC chose to look the other way
Mumbai

Shiv Sena worker Sunil Shitap is a known land grabber, but police and BMC chose to look the other way

Sunil Shitap may just be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to illegal encroachments in Mumbai, and the close nexus between politicians, the BMC and the police promoting it

Mumbai building collapse: Buildings in Kurla, Ghatkopar top list of 'most dangerous' structures, residents ignore BMC's warnings
Mumbai

Mumbai building collapse: Buildings in Kurla, Ghatkopar top list of 'most dangerous' structures, residents ignore BMC's warnings

The incident also highlights the civic apathy towards the dangers of old, weakened structures in Mumbai, which continue to be occupied.

Watch: A mouth watering journey through Ghatkopar's Khau Galli
Mumbai

Watch: A mouth watering journey through Ghatkopar's Khau Galli

A foodie’s paradise, Ghatkopar's Khau Galli is a must-go if you want to explore some lip smacking Indian street food.

Mumbai woman flashed, masturbated at on train: After railway police laugh off complaint, Suresh Prabhu orders probe
Mumbai

Mumbai woman flashed, masturbated at on train: After railway police laugh off complaint, Suresh Prabhu orders probe

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday reacted to the horrific incident in which a 22-year-old Mumbai woman was flashed and masturbated at by a man in a Dadar-bound local train.

1993 Mumbai blasts: Man accused of helping land RDX arrested after 24 years, sent to 12-day police custody
Mumbai

1993 Mumbai blasts: Man accused of helping land RDX arrested after 24 years, sent to 12-day police custody

Arrested for his alleged role in the RDX and arms landing at Gosabara coast in Porbandar for the 1993 Mumbai blasts, Kadir Ahmad was remanded in police custody for 12 days by a Jamnagar court on Sunday

Mumbai shocker: Woman flashed, masturbated at in local train; railway police laughs off complaint
Mumbai

Mumbai shocker: Woman flashed, masturbated at in local train; railway police laughs off complaint

A 22-year-old Mumbai women's Facebook post recounting the horror of a man publicly masturbating at her in a local train and the railway police laughing off her complaint has gone viral

Byculla jail violence: State must pay heed to Bombay High Court order, improve prison conditions
Mumbai

Byculla jail violence: State must pay heed to Bombay High Court order, improve prison conditions

Despite shocking reports coming after prison inspections, and an interim order passed as early as 3 March, 2016, hardly anything concrete has been done to improve the conditions of prisoners