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
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
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
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.
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
Nutan's bungalow in Mumbra was also ransacked earlier in 2011.
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 former editor of Urdu daily Avadhnama has also said that the allegations levelled against her are motivated by personal jealousy.
A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man for about a year following which she became pregnant, police said.
The problem of dilapidated buildings and building collapses cannot be seen as divorced from the larger challenge of housing in Mumbai.
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.
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.
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
The death toll in the Bhiwandi garment factory collapse has risen to six with the recovery of three more bodies, police said today.
Mumbra Mayor Harishchandra Patil said the civic body will soon make arrangements to shift people from dilapidated and dangerous buildings to new rental houses.
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.
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.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar is suddenly very concerned about the demolition of illegal and dilapidated buildings in the state. Here's why.