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Aug 02, 2018
Eight people died every day on Mumbai's suburban railway in 2017; data shows decline in such deathsEight people died every day on Mumbai’s railway tracks in 2017, down 20 percent from 10 deaths every day in 2013.
Jul 11, 2018
Rain subsides in Mumbai but waterlogging and train delays continue; more showers expected till ThursdayEven as rainfall had stopped in Mumbai on Wednesday morning, citizens were still reeling through the aftermath of Tuesday's deluge as many of the low-lying areas of the city were waterlogged.
Mar 20, 2018
Mumbai rail roko protest updates: Train services resume on Central Line as students call off agitationScores of agitated students demanding jobs in railways on Tuesday blocked rail traffic, including suburban services between Matunga and Dadar stations.
Oct 06, 2017
ICAI president Nilesh Vikamsey's daughter found dead on railway tracks in MumbaiThe body of twenty-year-old Pallavi Vikamsey was found on the railway tracks in Central Mumbai. Pallavi was the daughter of ICAI president Nilesh Vikamsey.
Sep 29, 2017
Elphinstone Road-Parel stampede leaves at least 22 people dead, exposes station's shoddy infrastructureAt least 22 people died in a stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station on Friday morning. The injured persons have been admitted to KEM hospital in Parel.
Apr 21, 2017
Mumbai needs better service from BEST buses, not fancy paints on its exteriorMumbai commuters know that the railway locals are cheapest and quickest from point to point trips but they also do need the buses for trips to and from the railway stations from homes and offices.
Apr 02, 2017
Train Diaries: This photo project captures the spirit of women in Mumbai's local trainsAnushree Fadnavis talks about why she loves trains and how she photographs her subjects for her project 'Train Diaries'
Jul 02, 2016
BEST far from being good enough: Mumbai buses operate on losses, fail to lure passengersWith a little over 4,000 buses, BEST now carries around 28-30 lakh passengers daily, which is a far lower a figure than what it had in the past.
May 27, 2016
In a crisis, it isn't resilience but the helplessness of Mumbaikars that lets them carry onMedia tends to celebrate the ‘resilience’ of the Mumbai residents. Every time a crisis occurs, they bear it with equanimity, and look to get on with their life.
Apr 21, 2016
Railway minister Prabhu announces Centre-state tie up for Mumbai elevated corridorsSuresh Prabhu on Thursday announced a collaboration between the Centre and the Maharashtra government for several projects, including elevated corridors.