Despite steps taken by the railways to ensure better commuter safety, 825 people have already lost their lives on the railway tracks in the first three months of 2013.
In a bid to speed up the entire information-providing procedure involved in the Right To Information (RTI) act, the BMC has set up a Technical Advisory Committee that includes administrative staff and experienced RTI activists.
Recreational ground areas (RG) on alternate floors might be the most glaring part of the upcoming Lotus Complex in Worli, but the project comprising high-end residential buildings, an IT hub and a luxury hotel also has other components which have raised the hackles of civic officials and architects alike.
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.
The traders’ strike in Mumbai fizzled out on Thursday as the tussle between ruling Congress and NCP caused a split in the traders’ outfit that had organised a month-long strike against local body tax (LBT).
Following the recovery of two abandoned boats at Vikhroli, the police have said that they are in the process of verifying documents of the boats before handing it over to the claimant.
The Our Lady of Perpetual Succour (OLPS) School, Chembur, which had been asked by the education department to refund the extra fees it collected from parents of students in the secondary section, has issued a circular stating that students who seek the refund will be denied report cards, exam papers, fee receipts and copies of circulars.
For the first time since the second phase of Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) started in June 2010, the World Bank has put a red mark on Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation’s (MRVC) report card for planning and execution.
Ramesh Mahale, senior inspector of the Mumbai crime branch who investigated the 26/11 terror attack case, on Thursday, retired from service.
Irked by reports that taxpayers’ money was spent on arrangements at the funeral of his father, the late Bal Thackeray, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has sent a Rs.
5 lakh cheque to the civic body to cover the funeral costs.
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.
Do heritage and religious sites have capital values like office buildings and residential apartments?
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.
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.
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.