Train accidents on suburban Mumbai local routes have claimed 23,473 lives in the past 11 years, information sought under an RTI has revealed.
Not far from where Campa Cola building residents are paying the price for violation of civic norms, a high-end residential project in Lower Parel is mired in controversy for “trying to create FSI out of thin air”.
The civic body has ‘lost’ files relating to a whopping 314 real estate projects, across various stages of completion, in the lucrative Bandra to Andheri belt. The files have gone missing from the building proposal department offices in these areas, over the last seven years.
It’s raining accolades for the Institute of Chemical Technology at Matunga.
In the past decade, Maharashtra has added 1.5 crore people to its population at a growth rate of 16%, taking the state population to 11,23,74,333. This takes India’s second most populous state’s share in the country’s total population to 9.29%.
A 26-year-old married woman committed suicide by hanging herself at her father’s residence in a Juhu chawl on Wednesday as her husband watched via a web camera.
Shobhana Surti, the 26-year-old woman who ended her life by hanging herself at her father’s residence while her husband Swapnil Surve, 28, watched her live on a webcam, had attempted suicide twice in the past year, according to her family and a friend.
Picnic in the shade of ancient statues, trek to Portuguese watchtowers or walk along winding lanes in an urban village as you explore the city’s caves, forts and gaothans. Aarefa Johari writes.
A rickshaw driver in Ambernath killed a passenger following a dispute over the fare. The incident took place on Wednesday night at the Ambernath-Badlapur road, near the Forest Naka.
The state public health department is all set to launch the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM), the centrally-sponsored flagship scheme for providing a public health delivery system to the urban poor, in Mumbai.
The state government has put teachers back on census, disaster relief and local, state legislature and Parliament election duties, despite the Right to Education (RTE) Act stating that teachers should not be assigned any non-educational duties that affects their focus on students.
Do heritage and religious sites have capital values like office buildings and residential apartments?
The National Investigation Agency (NIA), in its chargesheet, has refuted the theory of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which had linked the 2006 Malegaon blasts to the subsequent recovery of a fake bomb in a mosque.
Irked by reports that taxpayers’ money was spent on arrangements at the funeral of his father, the late Bal Thackeray, Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, on Thursday, sent a Rs. 5 lakh cheque to the civic body to cover the funeral expenses.
Ramesh Mahale, senior inspector of the Mumbai crime branch who investigated the 26/11 terror attack case, on Thursday, retired from service.