Amid widespread criticism against the government’s nod for unbundling of airfares by domestic carriers, a travel survey showed that a significant number of passengers are willing to spend a premium for certain services on board.
Of the 28 wards in the city, the civic body has identified the one in Kurla (L ward) to be the most prone to monsoon misery this year as it has 15 flooding zones, 15 landslide spots and 89 dilapidated buildings.
Sreesanth’s troubles seemed to get bigger with the Mumbai Police on Saturday seizing several of his personal belongings and indicating it might book him in a separate spot-fixing case and seek his custody. HT
reports. The investigation in Mumbai, Delhi
A five-day classical dance festival began on Thursday at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan auditorium at Charni Road to mark the platinum jubilee of the educational and cultural organisation, which was established in 1938. Riddhi Doshi reports.
Even as traders remain unrelenting in their ongoing strike against the local body tax (LBT), the prices of essential commodities across the city have remained largely unaffected. Naresh Kamath reports.
A 22-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence around 7pm on Thursday. The woman did not leave a suicide note.
The Ghatkopar police arrested a 34-year-old shopkeeper from his Ghatkopar (West) residence and seized gutkha sachets worth Rs. 4.3 lakh after raiding his residence on Friday evening. Police said Arvind Chaurasiya had stored the gutkha at his residence in order to sell it in retail at his general store.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator Suresh Dhas is likely to be arrested soon for vandalising the local branch of State Bank of Hyderabad in Beed earlier this week.
A local court on Saturday granted bail to two persons; Ramdas Burud, a driver to one of the accused officials of TMC, and Afroz Ansari, who had supplied materials for the ill-fated building; in the Mumbra building crash case.
A real estate agent from Vashi was found dead with a gunshot wound in his head in the forest area of Rasayani near Panvel on Friday. G Mohiuddin Jeddy reports.
Though Air India’s Dreamliner fleet resumed operations from May 15, fliers from Mumbai are likely to witness a long wait to experience the aircraft touted to have better cabin space and minimal flight fatigue.
Women aspiring for top jobs in state services are miffed that the posts meant for them under the 30% quota have been given away to male candidates despite a Supreme Court directive that they be kept vacant till eligible candidates become available.
It is the duty of every citizen to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of women, said the Bombay high court while rejecting a petition filed by artist Chintan Upadhyay seeking the cancellation of a criminal proceeding against him for indecency. Kanchan Chaudhari reports.
Known for gathering funds to build educational institutes for the poor by asking for vidya daan (education alms) on Mumbai’s local trains, professor Sandeep Desai was in for a rude shock when the railway protection force arrested him on charges of begging and causing nuisance. Farhan Shaikh reports.
Keeping up pressure on PWD minister, Chhagan Bhujbal, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said he would come up with details about corruption in the construction of the Ring Road in Nagpur.