Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan will raise environmental issues, which are blocking the city’s infrastructure projects, before the Union environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Thursday.
Around 10 income tax (I-T) officers are under the scanner after their names and numbers were found in a diary recovered during searches on bullion dealer Prithviraj Kothari.
After more than 850 pothole complaints were received last weekend, the Brihanmumbai Municipa Corporation's (BMC) pothole tracking website has received 616 more complaints.
Postmortem report of Jiah Khan has concluded that the Bollywood actress died due to hanging and no external injuries were found on her body, police said today.
The mother of Mumbai teenager Ishrat Jahan, killed along with three others in an alleged fake encounter by Gujarat Police in Ahmedabad in 2004, on Tuesday claimed her daughter was "innocent" and cited the arrest of several policemen in the case to support her assertion.
Residents of Aftab Manzil claim they have been complaining to the civic body about the weakening of the building since November 2008.
The Bombay high court on Tuesday declined to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking the demolition of a multi-storied building in Andheri (W) which has been constructed on a designated road shown in the sanctioned Development Plan (DP).
Several complaints and RTI queries later, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has told the Directorate of Technical Education to enlist KC College of Engineering and Management Studies and Research in Thane in the ‘ no admission’ category for 2013-14.
The Mumbai police yet again came under a cloud following a Supreme Court (SC) observation on Wednesday in connection with the impounding of passports of three Ugandan nationals.
Gujarati movie producer Phiroz Vaghela was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly threatening to throw acid on an actress and kill her if she refused to marry him, the police said.
Over the last two days, people from Dadar, Matunga and Mahim, which fall under the G-north ward, have complained the most about potholes, with the civic body receiving 57 complaints from these areas.
Failure of the administration in keeping a check on agencies and contractors responsible for flood-control measures is to be blamed for the chaos caused by the heavy rain over the past ten days, the civic standing committee said on Monday. HT reports.
During the admission season, principals of some of city’s reputed schools and colleges keep their mobile phones switched off to escape calls from politicians trying to secure seats for students recommended by them.
The Mumbai Suburban District Consumer Forum has declined to grant any relief to a city resident who bought an insurance policy based solely on promises he says were made by the insurance agent.
The city becomes vulnerable to terror attacks from the sea every monsoon as the coastal police are not equipped to operate in the rough seas. Efforts are now on to beef up police presence along the 114-km-long Mumbai coastline this year.