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Mumbai allows doubling of daily arrivals and departures to 50 flights each; local trains for essential duty staff baby steps towards normalcy
As coronavirus cases continue to pile up with Maharashtra with the state reporting a total of 1,10,744 cases as of Tuesday, Mumbai is gradually opening up with the railways resuming suburban train services in Mumbai for ferrying essential staff from Monday. Not only local trains, but the city has also opened up its airports from Tuesday with AAI-GVK group operated Mumbai Airport set to handle 100 departures and arrivals, reports PTI.
Mumbai's suburban train services resume for ferrying essential staff; expected to benefit 1.25 lakh people, says official
The Railways resumed 'selective' suburban train services on the main and harbour lines in Mumbai for ferrying essential staff
Suburban train services of the Central Railway resume today; IMD predicts 'better weather' as rains to reduce in Mumbai in next few days
Mumbai's rains have taken a break leading to a resumption of suburban train services of the Central Railway (CR) on Monday morning which had remained suspended for most of Sunday
Extremely heavy rainfall lashes Mumbai, surrounding districts; waterlogging disrupts rail, road traffic
Mumbai and surrounding Thane, Navi Mumbai, Palghar and Raigad districts received extremely heavy rains on Saturday, disrupting normal life
16 killed in separate mishaps on Mumbai's suburban rail network on Thursday; highest number of fatalities in single day recorded so far
At least 16 people, including a woman, died Thursday in separate mishaps on Mumbai's suburban railway network, the Railway Police said Friday
Mumbai Rain Updates: Intermittent spells of light to moderate rain in city for next few hours; toll in Ratnagiri dam breach rises to 9
Mumbai rains, trains and weather LIVE Updates: The toll in Ratnagiri district's Tiware dam, which was breached earlier on Wednesday, has risen to nine with twenty four people still missing. The search and rescue operation is underway.
Changed schedule of trains due to Mumbai rains: IRCTC releases list of rakes cancelled, rescheduled, terminated
Cancelled Train Today, 3 July: Here is a list of trains terminated, rescheduled and cancelled by Western and Central Railway due to heavy rains in Mumbai
Mumbai at 'serious risk of flooding' between 3-5 July, predicts Skymet; high tide expected at 12.35 pm today
After witnessing the heaviest spell of rain on a single July day in the past 45 years, Mumbai braces up to face another spell of heavy to very heavy rainfall on Wednesday. Indian Meteorological Department has warned of intermittent downpour between 3 and 5 July with close to 200 millimeters (or more) rain expected per day
Heavy Mumbai rains claim three lives as traffic comes to standstill, road caves in and several flights are delayed
Heavy rains in Mumbai led by the Southwest Monsoon have claimed three lives in the city and adjoining Thane district so far, according to officials.
Mumbai's Harbour Line services extended till Goregaon; Railway Minister Piyush Goyal says it will soon stretch till Borivali
Mumbai's rail network has expanded further, with the Harbour Line extending its services till Goregaon station. This section of the Harbour Line was hitherto only till Andheri
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.
Maharashtra bandh brings Mumbai to a halt; tension in Pune, Nagpur and Aurangabad amid day-long shutdown
Dalit groups, which had called for a complete shutdown in the state in protest against the violent clashes that broke out during the Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary in Pune, called off the Maharashtra strike on Wednesday evening.
Maharashtra bandh: Mumbai Police struggled to contain violence as political bosses offered little support
If the politicians won't support the police, the public needs to step in and force the politicians to put civic sense before electoral politics.
After generating tension in Mumbai, Pune and a few other cities in Maharashtra, the state-wide bandh, called by Dalit organisations to protest the violence post an event to mark 200th anniversary of Bhima Koregaon battle, was called off on Wednesday evening.
Sambhaji Bhide, Milind Ekbote: Meet the two men booked for Bhima Koregaon violence that killed one and crippled Maharashtra for two days
Sambhaji Bhide, also known as Bhide Guruji and a resident of Sangli was in national spotlight in 2008 when his followers ransacked movie halls protesting against the release of movie Jodha-Akbar.
Repercussions of Monday's violence in Pune that broke out at an event where the 200th anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle was being commemorated, spread across other districts in Maharashtra on Tuesday.
Day after the violence in Koregaon-Bhima left one youth dead, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a judicial probe and a CID investigation into the matter as angry Dalits staged rail and road blockades in several parts of Pune, Mumbai and Aurangabad.
Maharashtra Dalit protests updates: Mayawati alleges BJP-RSS conspiracy; key parties stay mum over bandh
A day after Dalit and Maratha groups clashed in Pune on the 200th year anniversary celebrations of the historic battle of Koregaon Bhima, Dalit protesters on Tuesday staged a protest according to a report in Mumbai Mirror.