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Under the Open Sky: Mumbra's girls find freedom, reclaim public space through football
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Under the Open Sky: Mumbra's girls find freedom, reclaim public space through football

For a group of girls in Mumbra, playing football has helped challenge prevalent social attitudes. A documentary titled 'Under the Open Sky' depicts how these girls came to engage with the sport, the challenges they overcame, and what their reclaiming of public space means

Incessant rains lash Mumbai, neighbouring districts, disrupting road, rail traffic; extremely heavy rainfall expected in next 24 hours
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Incessant rains lash Mumbai, neighbouring districts, disrupting road, rail traffic; extremely heavy rainfall expected in next 24 hours

Incessant rains lashed Mumbai and its surrounding areas on Saturday and the India Meteorological Department said more heavy rainfall is expected in the next 24 hours

Ishrat Jahan case: Awaiting govt sanction to prosecute retired cops DG Vanzara and NK Amin, CBI tells special court
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Ishrat Jahan case: Awaiting govt sanction to prosecute retired cops DG Vanzara and NK Amin, CBI tells special court

While rejecting their discharge applications in August 2018, the court had sought status from the CBI on whether sanction was sought from the state government to prosecute them so that it could proceed further with the framing of charges against the two former police officials

Maharashtra ATS arrests Mumbra man on suspected Islamic State links: A look at issues plaguing the township
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Maharashtra ATS arrests Mumbra man on suspected Islamic State links: A look at issues plaguing the township

In a fresh arrest in the bid to bust the alleged Islamic State-inspired group, Maharashtra ATS picked up a 34-year-old man from Mumbra, a township on the outskirts of Mumbai. So far, the intelligence agency has taken ten people into custody.

Maharashtra: ATS seizes more than 10 kg explosives, nine detonators from Thane's Mumbra
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Maharashtra: ATS seizes more than 10 kg explosives, nine detonators from Thane's Mumbra

The security forces in Maharashtra have arrested three in connection with the explosives recovered by Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Mumbra and Thane, days ahead of 70th Independence Day

Ishrat panel will examine GK Pillai on missing files
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Ishrat panel will examine GK Pillai on missing files

Former Union Home Secretary G K Pillai may be examined by a one-man inquiry panel probing the issue of missing files related to the case of alleged fake encounter killing of Ishrat Jahan in Gujarat.

The hounding of Shirin Dalvi: 'These people are doing all this to damage my career'
Mumbai

The hounding of Shirin Dalvi: 'These people are doing all this to damage my career'

The former editor of Urdu daily Avadhnama has also said that the allegations levelled against her are motivated by personal jealousy.

Minor girl repeatedly raped by man for a year, victim 3 months pregnant
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Minor girl repeatedly raped by man for a year, victim 3 months pregnant

A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man for about a year following which she became pregnant, police said.

Mumbai's building collapses and the debris of housing policies
Mumbai

Mumbai's building collapses and the debris of housing policies

The problem of dilapidated buildings and building collapses cannot be seen as divorced from the larger challenge of housing in Mumbai.

Thane: NCP state president to go on fast over Mumbra cluster demand
Mumbai

Thane: NCP state president to go on fast over Mumbra cluster demand

NCP State Unit Working President Jitendra Awhad has decided to undertake an indefinite fast over the long pending cluster development issue of Mumbra township in Thane.

Heavy rains: Mumbra bypass develops crater, closed for traffic
Mumbai

Heavy rains: Mumbra bypass develops crater, closed for traffic

A nearly one km-long stretch of Mumbra bypass on the outskirts of the city caved in this morning due to incessant rains and has been closed for vehicular traffic, police said.

Thane building collapse case: 2 builders withdraw bail pleas
Mumbai

Thane building collapse case: 2 builders withdraw bail pleas

Two builders, arrested along with 20 others, in connection with the building collapse in Mumbra town in the district in April, which claimed 74 lives and left 62 injured, today withdrew their bail applications in a sessions court

Bhiwandi garment factory collapse: Death toll climbs to six
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Bhiwandi garment factory collapse: Death toll climbs to six

The death toll in the Bhiwandi garment factory collapse has risen to six with the recovery of three more bodies, police said today.

Six children among 10 dead in Thane building collapse
Mumbai

Six children among 10 dead in Thane building collapse

Mumbra Mayor Harishchandra Patil said the civic body will soon make arrangements to shift people from dilapidated and dangerous buildings to new rental houses.

Images: More tragedy in Mumbra, building collapse kills 10
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Images: More tragedy in Mumbra, building collapse kills 10

At least seven persons, including an infant, were killed and 14 others injured when a three-storey building collapsed here in the wee hours today. The 35-year-old ‘Shakuntala’ building, situated at Bazarpeth in Mumbra area of Thane district, collapsed after midnight when the residents were fast asleep.

Mumbra to Mahim: How lack of cheap housing forces poor into a death trap
Economy

Mumbra to Mahim: How lack of cheap housing forces poor into a death trap

The Mumbra building collapse underscore the government's failure to develop policies to house the millions of people who flood from rural India into cities to do the low-wage jobs in a modernising economy.

Woman accuses Mumbra doctor of raping her
Mumbai

Woman accuses Mumbra doctor of raping her

The doctor has been accused by the patient of raping her while she was admitted at his private hospital.

Explaining Pawar's sudden opposition to building demolitions
Politics

Explaining Pawar's sudden opposition to building demolitions

NCP chief Sharad Pawar is suddenly very concerned about the demolition of illegal and dilapidated buildings in the state. Here's why.