A Mumbai court on Friday extended the police custody of Bollywood actor Vindoo Randhawa, arrested for alleged links with T20 betting syndicates, till May 28.
The first escalator on Mumbai’s suburban network will soon be functional on platform no. 3 and 4 at the Thane railway station and will connect to a 12-metre-wide FoB at the CST end.
Queer films from China, made under strict censorship and fear of reprisal from a “homophobic government”, will play in the city over the next few days as part of the fourth edition of the Kashish International Queer Film Festival that kicked off on Wednesday.
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.
Refusing to grant relief to an unemployed man, the Bombay High Court has ruled that a husband has to work and earn in order to maintain his wife and child and cannot escape from it on the ground that he does not have a job.
Targeting Narendra Modi over the alleged fake encounter of Mumbra resident Ishrat Jahan in 2004, Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar said in Thane that the chief minister and Gujarat police had killed an innocent college girl by branding her as a terrorist.
In order to ensure fast and smooth construction of the proposed twin tunnels at Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC), which are expected to ease the flow of traffic between the Kalanagar and Kherwadi junctions, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has asked prospective contractors to import an advanced tunnel boring machine (TBM) that can drill tunnels of 11 metre diameter.
Union agriculture minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar set the tone for the 2014 election campaign by targeting Gujarat chief minister and BJP prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi for his role in the encounter of Ishrat Jahan, a Mumbra resident, who was allegedly wrongly killed in Gujarat on suspicion of being a terrorist.
By the end of this month, you will be able to zip to Chembur from south Mumbai in about 15 minutes. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will open a portion of the Eastern Freeway from Orange Gate to Panjarpol. Saurabh Katkurwar reports.
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 25-year-old was stabbed to death by his younger brother at their residence in Somnath Yadav chawl near Jawahar talkies in Mulund (West) on Saturday night.
With close to 20 Gujarati-medium schools shutting down every year, most of the city’s youngsters from the Gujarati community do not even know how to read and write in their native language, said members of the community. Mugdha Variyar reports.
As the new academic year approaches, students’ councils across the city’s colleges are preparing a host of activities. Karishma Venkiteswaran and Sneha Koshy reports.