- May 27, 2015 12:19 IST
A 25-year-old woman, Misbah Qadri, has alleged that she was asked to vacate a flat in Mumbai because she is a Muslim, reports said on Wednesday.
- May 27, 2015 00:39 IST
With one eye on a long-term solution to fix the city’s flooding woes during the monsoon season, the civic body has planned a survey of 430km of minor nullahs and 2,000km of road-side drains.
- May 27, 2015 00:43 IST
In a move that could spur redevelopment of close to 20,000 buildings in the suburbs and offer its tenants protection from forceful eviction, the state government is looking to hike floor space index (FSI) for dilapidated buildings, a benefit currently offered to such structures only in the island city.
- May 26, 2015 23:05 IST
Maharashtra on Tuesday became the first state in the country to announce setting up of dedicated investigation wings in each of its police stations.
- May 26, 2015 23:03 IST
The Malin landslide last July, which killed more than 100 people, was not just a consequence of manmade interventions, but was also the result of a tectonic phenomenon, a new paper revealed.
- May 26, 2015 23:00 IST
In his first year in power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has failed to tackle inflation, bring back black money or help farmers, Congress leaders alleged on Tuesday, when they took out a protest march in Mumbai against the BJP governments at the Centre and Maharashtra.
- May 26, 2015 22:28 IST
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided not to announce its Class 10 results on May 27. Only Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) results will be out on Wednesday.
- May 26, 2015 23:09 IST
Sources said the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Transport Authority (MMRTA) was waiting to get the approval from the Bombay high court (HC) before allowing the tariff to be increased.
- May 26, 2015 22:21 IST
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has curtailed the health budget despite announcing public health programmes, the reputable medical journal The Lancet has claimed in a recent issue.
- May 26, 2015 22:17 IST
Former BMC commissioner, and now principal secretary of the environment department, Sitaram Kunte, has been transferred for the second time in the past one month and will now be principal secretary of the planning department.
- May 26, 2015 23:13 IST
More than 100 primary school teachers from schools run by the Archdiocesan Board of Education (ABE) will join a hunger strike on Friday announced by a few Christian groups.
- May 26, 2015 23:15 IST
In the myriad discussions on urbanisation and, more lately, smart cities or smart localities within cities, an issue that governments rarely bring to the table is that of ecological biodiversity. Cities are seen as concrete jungles and constructed environments with little or no space for bio-diversity. Yet, nothing could be farther from the truth. The range of biological diversity in Mumbai would surprise many.
- May 26, 2015 22:57 IST
The Maharashtra government is planning to improve the information disseminated to farmers, along with extending the facilities at information kiosks and LED screens that will be put up in villages through the gram panchayats.
- May 26, 2015 23:01 IST
Mumbai college administrators have claimed that Mumbai University (MU) haven’t reimbursed them for the convocation ceremony, they were asked to hold for their graduating students in January.
- May 26, 2015 23:10 IST
The investigation units to be set up in police stations across the state will probe a maximum of 15 cases every year, the recent order by the Maharashtra director general of police (DGP) Sanjeev Dayal says.