Raja Dhale, co-founder of radical outfit Dalit Panthers, dies at Mumbai residence; Ramdas Athawale expresses grief
Raja Dhale along with others founded in 1972 Dalit Panther, a youth-based organisation inspired by the Black Panther outfit of African Americans in the US.
Water-logging across many parts of Mumbai as heavy rains lash city; train services hit, traffic comes to a standstill
Mumbai received 93 millimetres of rain in the past 24 hours, leading to water logging and traffic jams in many parts of the city.
Pune rains kill 15 in wall collapse, 3 dead in Mumbai; heavy downpour expected to abate by Sunday, says IMD
Pune received its entire monthly average worth of rains between Thursday and Friday alone. Pune received 73.1 millimetres of rain in the past 24 hours, the second highest rainfall in June since 2010. Total rainfall for June currently stands at 134.3 mm, IMD said.
Heavy rains lash Mumbai: Three killed due to electrocution; three others injured in Dadar wall collapse
After a delay of several days, the first spell of heavy rains lashed Mumbai and its outskirts on Friday morning.
Argument over old Rs 10 note costs 35-year-old Mumbai man his life; police charge vegetable vendor with murder
An argument over an old Rs 10 banknote cost a 35-year-old man his life in Dadar in Mumbai, police said on Tuesday.
BMC hands over possession of land to build memorial for Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray at Mumbai's Shivaji Park
According to a civic official, the civic body handed over the possession of the land to the Balasaheb Thackeray Memorial Public Trust on last Tuesday.
The birth of Lord Krishna was rung in with religious fervour and gaiety in Maharashtra and it was followed Monday by colourful 'dahi handi' celebrations which saw enthusiastic participation by youngsters in Mumbai and other parts of the state
The builder, Abdul Razak Ismail Supariwala, was arrested by the Bhoiwada police on Wednesday, hours after the broke out at the 12th floor of the posh Crystal Tower building.
A technical issue between Dadar and Parel stations on the Central Railway Line in Mumbai has delayed all slow trains going towards Kalyan by half an hour.
Maharashtra Bandh: BEST buses attacked in Mumbai; shopkeepers observe shutdown; local trains run on schedule
Protesters attacked buses and stopped local trains in Mumbai and the adjoining Thane city today during the Maharashtra bandh called by Maratha outfits over their demand for reservation.
The tag of safe city is slowly slipping away from Mumbai or so it will seem after one watches this video. A short video, which was shot onboard a Thane-CST local train in Mumbai, showed visuals of a woman being beaten, thrashed and molested by a man.
Mumbai rail roko protest: Piyush Goyal assures students of help, says 20% posts already reserved for apprentices
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday issued a statement on the rail roko protest by students in Mumbai held a few hours earlier and said that 20 percent of the posts in railways were already reserved for apprentices.
Students in Mumbai call off rail roko protest after govt promises action; train services resume on Central Line
After three hours of protesting, student protesters in Mumbai called off their rail roko agitation on Tuesday on the Central Line.
Scores of agitating students demanding jobs in railways blocked rail traffic, including suburban services between Matunga and Dadar stations, on Tuesday
Mumbai rail roko protest updates: Train services resume on Central Line as students call off agitation
Scores of agitated students demanding jobs in railways on Tuesday blocked rail traffic, including suburban services between Matunga and Dadar stations.
Right outside Dadar station, under the flyover, is Mumbai’s oldest wholesale flower market. The market’s narrow lanes are lined with stalls and wooden planks that hold the seasons’ special flowers. Everything from lilies to mogra, lotus, tulips, orchids and imported carnations can be found here, and they come fresh, cheap and in abundance.
BMC proposes hawking zones near Raj Thackeray's bungalow, MNS office; move could spark political storm
Finding it difficult to accommodate the surplus hawkers in Mumbai, the BMC has proposed to set up hawking pitches at residential areas.
Bhima-Koregaon violence in Maharashtra: Path to 2019 Lok Sabha election will meander through social unrest
It is still unclear who instigated the Bhima-Koregaon clash that sent ripples of violence and rioting across Maharashtra but the political reactions to the unfortunate incident points to a disturbing road ahead as the country hurtles towards the 2019 general elections.
Maharashtra bandh costs Fadnavis govt Rs 700 cr in last 48 hours: Dalit anger brings Mumbai to a halt
The state-wide bandh (strike) called by Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar in Maharashtra on Wednesday, which saw huge backing by Bahujans, was subsequently withdrawn in evening on the same day.
Sharad Yadav blames Maharashtra govt's 'lapse' for Bhima-Koregaon violence, says attacks on Dalits rising under BJP rule
Former Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Wednesday targeted the BJP over the cast violence in Maharashtra, alleging that attacks on Dalits and other "oppressed" classes have been increasing under its governments at the centre and in states.