Uproar over state home department circular that says criticism of politicians and elected representatives can be considered as an offence if it seems to be criticism of government.
As water levels run low, and the weather bureau’s forecast of the monsoon withdrawing earlier than usual, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is mulling another 10% cut in supply of water to the city, in addition to the existing 20% cut already in effect.
After FA Enterprises in Konkan, another big contractor could land in trouble for rigging tender procedures to bag an irrigation contract.
Teaching is no longer a humble profession with those from Mumbai’s international schools drawing salaries equivalent to that offered in the corporate world. Those teaching in state and non-state board schools also earn good salaries.
More than half the students in the country – 59% - are not employable, Maharashtra teachers have said. A nation-wide survey released on the eve of Teacher’s Day on Friday, found that 55% teachers in Maharashtra believed that our assessment system does not lead to an all-round development of students.
The circular by the government reflects a rather scared mindset, where it seems to be afraid of the adverse reactions it has been garnering in its first year itself.
Looking at Rukhsar Shaikh, 17, race ahead of her classmates as the school bell rings, it is hard to imagine that five years ago she could not even see the ground beneath her feet properly.
In what environmentalists term an ecological blunder, sea walls are to be constructed along more shorelines across the state, including Mumbai.
Of the 8,344 errors pointed out by ward officers pointed in the draft development plan, after their survey, around 1,000 will be tackled first, as these pertain to structures that were marked incorrectly.
A minor was kidnapped in December 2012 in the Shivaji Nagar area and brutally raped by her abductor.
The Bombay high court on Thursday said the police cannot take a moral stand without the backing of law or legislative policy. The remark was made while the court questioned the state on the moral policing witnessed during raids in hotels at Malwani last month, where several couples were detained, fined and humiliated.
There’s more to this area than the Lalbaugcha Raja. In fact, go before Ganesh Chaturthi to see the idols getting final touches, and discover lesser-known spots of significance.
Zabiuddin Ansari, alias Abu Jundal, who allegedly plotted the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, was taken to JJ Hospital from the Arthur Road jail on Thursday morning, after his health deteriorated owing to a month-long fast.
The Class 10 and Class 12 exams conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBHSE) will begin early this time.
At the bottom of the flight punctuality table for months, the Mumbai airport could benefit from a new air navigation system, trials of which have begun.