Sixteen blood banks in Mumbai are set to lose their licences for overcharging patients for blood and blood components such as platelets.
It is one of the iconic structures in the city, but the Gateway of India has been wrongly marked in the civic body’s proposed development plan (DP).
Senior journalist Vir Sanghvi launched his new book on modern politics, Mandate: Will of the People, in Mumbai, on Monday.
Defending his cabinet colleague Girish Mahajan who is being criticised for attending a children's event with a revolver tucked in his waist, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said he has not broken any law.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) controversial Rs 100-crore plan to develop over 200 gardens has now been reduced to Rs 48 crore after re-tendering.
While legislators from across party lines in Maharashtra have complained about the poor condition of the MLA hostel in the city, they still don’t want to give up one of their rooms, as demanded by the government.
Authorities at Sanjay Gandhi National Park are having a tough time, as several carnivores have fallen ill over the past few months. Recently, the only white tigress at the park, Rebecca, was diagnosed with skin cancer; but at 18 years, she is too old to undergo chemotherapy.
To curb sea water pollution along Mumbai’s coast, the Maharashtra government is considering setting up a treatment facility for the Mithi river three kilometres before it meets the Arabian sea, environment minister Ramdas Kadam said on Monday.
After stripping the heritage panel of its powers and refusing to mark 1,000 of the 1,577 Mumbai’s heritage structures in the draft DP, the BMC has now proposed to allow all Grade-III heritage structures and buildings in heritage precincts to be redeveloped up to 10-storeys.
The CBI on Monday arrested an Income Tax official (I-TO) for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 75,000 in the cabin of the I-T building at Bandra-Kurla Complex, in exchange for reducing the complainant’s income tax in her evaluation.
Three more swine flu deaths, including one of a nine-year-old, were reported in Mumbai, taking the toll from the H1N1 influenza infection to 42 this year, including 15 city residents.
Metro services were disrupted in Mumbai for 15 minutes on Monday over a technical snag, badly inconveniencing commuters during peak hours.
A 34-year-old man riding pillion on a bike was killed after a speeding car knocked down the vehicle on Sunday night at Borivli (West).
Several NGOs, a labour union and a cooperative housing society from Mulund have started a signature campaign against the transfer order of Sanjay Pandey, controller of legal metrology organisation (LMO).
The anti-terrorism squad (ATS) on Monday arrested two men who allegedly supplied explosives to the Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives for the 13/7 triple blasts in Mumbai in 2011.