In a move to convince the Supreme Court that it is taking its role as the city’s guardian seriously, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has filed an affidavit stating that it has demolished 81% of all illegal structures that have come up in the city over the past five years.
Sanjay Dutt spent Wednesday, the last day before his jail term begins, at his Bandra residence with close friends and associates visiting him.
Leader of the Mumbai Autorickshawmen’s Union, Sharad Rao, has once again threatened to protest from June 18 to 20, demanding a hike in minimum fares for autorickshaws – from Rs. 15 to Rs. 25.
Almost two months after the civic body distributed free laptops to 232 municipal corporators as part of its paperless office initiative, the corporators are still waiting to use it for official purposes.
A day before actor Sanjay Dutt moved an application before the Tada court seeking permission to surrender at the Yerawada jail, the Arthur Road jail received an anonymous letter threatening to ‘blow up the jail’.
Apart from Sanjay Dutt, six other convicts of the 1993 blasts case, who were granted extension by the Supreme Court, will surrender before the designated Tada court at Fort on Thursday.
After almost a year, the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) at Kalina has sent the ballistic report regarding the discovery of excess ammunition at Congress leader Kripashankar Singh’s residence.
The VP Road police investigating the kidnapping and murder of Aditya Ranka, son of a south Mumbai-based diamond merchant, are suspecting involvement of more people in the 13-year-old’s killing.
The Shiv Sena has started pressuring the state government to take back the racecourse plot.
A month after a burst pipe flooded 14 flats in Sanjeevani housing society in Govandi drowning a 60-year-old man and injuring 14 others, life has not changed for the better for more than 70 residents still living amid the ruins.
In what poses a big problem for safety on city roads, most taxis plying in Mumbai are registered on false or incorrect addresses, which means authorities would face a tough time tracing the owner in the event of a crime.
Traders protesting agai-nst the proposed local body tax (LBT) on Wednesday threatened a total shutdown of trade in Mumbai if the state did not pay heed to their demand to scrap LBT.
The Bhiwandi – Nizampur Municipal Corporation has invited the wrath of the Bombay high court by incurring an “illegal expenditure” of Rs. 25 lakh on Mahapaur Chashak, the Mayor’s Trophy cricket tournament 2013.
Getting a research paper published is now as easy as sending one email. When it comes to research, this is the state of affairs across academia in India and the University of Mumbai is no different.
Pope Francis, head of the Roman Catholic Church, appointed two auxiliary bishops to the Archdiocese of Bombay on Wednesday to assist the Archbishop in his pastoral duties.