India's COVID-19 tally crosses 90 lakh as cases surge post festivities; Gujarat, MP impose night curfews in hotspot districts
A 'weekend curfew' — lasting 57-hour from 9 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday — has been imposed in Ahmedabad city while the Gujarat government has announced a night curfew in Surat, Rajkot, and Vadodara
Bringing sustainability to Mumbai's urban planning starts with ensuring fair access to basic infrastructure
Mumbai's annual flooding problem is directly linked to the kind of city imagined and created, reflected in the city policy and planning.
Schools partially reopen in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Uttarakhand; India's COVID-19 tally crosses 82 lakh
However, attendance was low in Andhra Pradesh and Uttarakhand schools as parents remained reluctant to send their children to schools amid fears over virus transmission, as per reports.
Through this fortnightly column, Tales From TJ Road, Bachi Karkaria tells the story of Mumbai's metromorphosis
Firefighting continues at mall in Mumbai's Nagpada 12 hours after blaze began; 3,500 residents of adjoining building evacuated
Two members of fire brigade personnel were injured while controlling the blaze that broke out in a mobile store on the second floor of City Center Mall
Mumbai court grants anticipatory bail to reporter accused of 'instigating people' outside Kangana Ranaut's bungalow
A journalist with Republic TV was accused of paying a group of people to gather outside Kangana Ranaut's premises during the demolition
Kumar Sanu was supposed to leave for Los Angeles on 14 October to spend Durga Puja festivities with his wife and children
The reporter is also accused of obstructing a public servant from discharging his duty, an official said
Arjun Kapoor, who had contracted the coronavirus in September, said he has now made full recovery
Kangana Ranaut in her plea had sought that the demolition be declared illegal and the court direct BMC to pay her Rs 2 crores as damages.
Active COVID-19 cases remain under 10 lakh for 11th day; virus spread slowing in Mumbai slums, says BMC
Kerala reported a single-day spike of over 9,000 new cases on Friday, a day after the state government imposed Section 144 of CrPC, prohibiting the assembly of more than five people
Mumbai's fisherfolk, already facing low income, fear losing boat parking space to Coastal Road Project
The proposed reclamation of the Lotus jetty near the Haji Ali Mosque in Worli not only threatens the delicate ecosystem of the area's shoreline but will also take away the largest boat parking space available to at least 100 small fishers in the area
Referring to an alleged threat given by Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut to actor Kangana Ranaut in an interview, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked if this was the way a parliamentarian should react.
The bench noted that in cases of similar illegalities in buildings close to Kangana Ranaut's, the BMC had waited for several days to carry out the demolition.
'How was ground floor also demolished': Bombay HC questions BMC over action on Kangana Ranaut's bungalow
HC asked whether the structures, illegal or not, existed prior to demolition on 9 Sept, because as per law, BMC can stop only "ongoing" illegal construction
Bombay HC allowed Sanjay Raut to file his affidavit before his turn to address the court arrives, after the Shiv Sena leader's lawyer requested for more time since Raut is currently in Delhi for the Parliament Monsoon session.
Mumbai's COVID-19 crisis mirrors India's deep pandemic turmoil; September spike complicates situation in financial capital
Mumbai's case fatality rate across age-groups has seen a drop of less than 5 percent in September, which was 7 percent initially.
BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has asked that all offices and establishments in the city, barring essential services, be shut on Wednesday
Outstation COVID-19 patients straining bed strength in Mumbai, says doctor who coordinates between BMC, pvt hospitals
Gautam Bhansali, a specialist in general medicine and infectious diseases, said the patient load in Mumbai will continue to rise till the end of September, but added that the city is prepared
The BMC demolished a part of Kangana Ranaut's Pali Hill bungalow, claiming that she had made substantial structural alterations without due permission.