'Eccentrics washed up here': Shabnam Minwalla’s book highlights diversity that characterises Mumbai's Colaba
Colaba’s diversity is evident in its population, ranging from its original inhabitants, the Kolis and the fishing community, to enthusiasts frequenting art galleries and libraries, and from shoppers at Colaba Causeway to the Indian Navy at Navy Nagar, and more.
Books of the week: From a translation of Phoolsunghi to Robert Elgood’s The Maharaja of Jodhpur’s Guns, our picks
Our weekly roundup of books that should be on your radar.
Heavy rains cause waterlogging in several parts of Mumbai; Santacruz records 20.1 cm downpour, says IMD
Workers of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) were seen in the Hindmata area of Mumbai draining water off using water pumps.
IMD issues red alert for Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri for next 24 hours, says 'heavy to very heavy rain likely'
According to India Meteorological Department's Mumbai centre, the Colaba weather bureau reported 161.4 mm rainfall between 8:30 am and 8:30 pm on Friday.
Le15's Pooja Dhingra on coping with Colaba café's closure, and why it's a tough time for more than food industry
'My idea was to bring the macaron back to India with me, and see if people would love it as much as I did,' says Le15's Pooja Dhingra
Sanitation workers in Mumbai's Colaba sent home without notice or pay; 'how will we survive', ask sweepers, cleaners
Sanitation workers face risks from handling hazardous items in the garbage like syringes, glass shards, and infected or toxic materials. Balkoti's daily wage was Rs 625, the minimum wage stipulated by Maharashtra state.
Mumbai pips Gurugram on air quality index levels as pollution worsens in financial capital: With AQI of 193, Colaba joins Delhi-NCR 'unhealthy' air
While Delhi, neighbouring NCR region and other North Indian states grapple with rising air pollution levels, the air quality levels in Mumbai, surrounding Thane and Navi Mumbai districts dropped to unhealthy levels on Sunday
Skymet predicts more rain for Mumbai over next 2-3 days; temperatures between 24 and 32 degree Celsius
The financial capital of India- Mumbai has observed rainfall in some parts during the last 24 hours
Devendra Fadnavis unveils model coaches for Mumbai Metro line-3; Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ 'aqua line' trains to feature dedicated wheelchair area
The model of coaches for Mumbai Metro line-3 was unveiled by the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai on Friday.
A fire broke out in the basement of Mumbai's Trident Hotel at Nariman Point at around 11pm Wednesday night. No injuries have been reported. The first visuals from ANI show orange flames engulfing an entire room.
South Mumbai residents protest against irregular water supply, suspect tanker mafia-administrators nexus
Locals from South Mumbai on Tuesday continued their protest in Marine Drive against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) regarding the water supply that has been irregular for the past three months. According to reports, Cuffe Parade, Colaba and Churchgate are the worst hit in South Mumbai with the areas receiving very less water for the past three days.
37-year-old Italian national accuses 'tour guide' in Mumbai of raping her in cab in Juhu; probe underway
The Italian woman said the accused forced her to consume alcohol. He touched her inappropriately and then raped her in the car, the official informed.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Mumbai from Ahmedabad on Wednesday on a two-day visit
26/11 attack site Nariman House to be converted into 'memorial'; announcement during Netanyahu's Mumbai visit
The Nariman House, that was under siege during the 26/11 terror attacks, is being converted into a 'living memorial' dedicated to those killed in the carnage.
Torrential rain battered Mumbai and its suburbs for the second day on Wednesday, causing massive disruption in flight operations
Bombay HC stays Mumbai Metro construction for two weeks after petition claims damage to heritage buildings
Bombay High Court stayed for two weeks the tunnelling work near the heritage JN Petit Institute building in south Mumbai for the proposed Metro III line.
After a brief break, heavy rains lashed Mumbai on Tuesday night but no untoward incident was reported so far, a senior civic official said.
The Mumbai civic body's transport wing BEST has moved in to fill the void created by suspension of suburban train services due to heavy rains by operating over 100 extra buses.
IMD has sounded an alert for extremely heavy to heavy rainfall in Maharashtra and the Konkan- Goa region as rains continued to lash Mumbai metropolitan region
Farmers from a village in Marathwada region Friday filed a police complaint against the India Meteorological Department (IMD), accusing it of colluding with seed and pesticide manufacturers and inflating the monsoon forecast figures