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).
Do heritage and religious sites have capital values like office buildings and residential apartments?
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%.
India successfully test-fired the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the navy's latest guided missile warship INS Tarkash off the coast of Goa today.
City police registered a case of theft after diamonds worth Rs. 3.91 crore that were to be exported to Belgium went missing from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
While the state government might have the final say in what happens to the Turf Club’s lease, the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) alliance is not going to give up without a fight. Even if the state agrees to renew Turf Club’s lease, the saffron alliance has now decided to oppose the resolution.
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.
Every time a character in a film speaks on a mobile phone, across cinema halls in the country, a statutory warning might pop up to warn viewers about the dangers of mobile phone tower radiation, if actor and anti-radiation campaigner Juhi Chawla’s proposal becomes a reality. Reetika Subramanian reports.
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.
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.
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.