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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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
Mumbai

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
Politics

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
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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
India

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.

Dalit groups call off Maharashtra bandh after Prakash Ambedkar meets Mumbai Police: Ten key points
India

Dalit groups call off Maharashtra bandh after Prakash Ambedkar meets Mumbai Police: Ten key points

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
India

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.

Bhima-Koregaon caste clash spreads across Maharashtra; violence erupts in Mumbai, Aurangabad, Pune
Mumbai

Bhima-Koregaon caste clash spreads across Maharashtra; violence erupts in Mumbai, Aurangabad, Pune

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.

Bhima Koregaon violence: Devendra Fadnavis orders probe as Dalits call for Maharashtra bandh today
India

Bhima Koregaon violence: Devendra Fadnavis orders probe as Dalits call for Maharashtra bandh today

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
India

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.