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.
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.
Being in power in the civic body could help party get its Nariman Point office regularised
In a set back to the prosecution, the sessions court on Wednesday granted interim protection to the owners of the Altaf Manzil building in Mahim, which collapsed last week killing 10 people, saying that prima facie they had no role to play.
The Union cabinet is likely to approve the Mumbai metro’s third corridor — a 33-km underground section linking Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ — on Thursday. The three corridors of the metro will together cover a distance of 77kms.
After denying that they knew about the alterations made in Aftab Mansion that collapsed in Mahim, the BMC on Wednesday admitted that they had received the 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.
Bijlee, aged 58 and weighing five tonnes, was found lying in pain in a northeastern suburb last week after decades of alleged overwork and neglect. According to reports she was used by her owners to beg on the streets and entertain at weddings without a break for more than 50 years.
Senior IPS officer Sadanand Date, who was injured in the gun battle with Pakistani terrorists Ajmal Kasab and Abu Ismail during the 26/11 attacks, has approached a local court seeking getting back his uniform which has been in custody of the trial court as evidence.
More than 200 seats have been added this year at Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country, taking the total number of seats available to 9,885. Bhavya Dore reports.
Having received flak for the delay in the Metro project and damage of utilities during roadwork among others, the state government has decided to get expert advice on infrastructure development from Singapore. Sayli Udas Mankikar reports.
Around 150 passengers were stuck inside a Jeddah-bound Air India aircraft for at least two hours today evening. Soubhik Mitra reports.
A local court granted protection from arrest to the three sons of a former owner of the Altaf Manzil building in Mahim, which collapsed last week killing 10 persons.
Actor Shah Rukh Khan was in the midst of a controversy following reports that he has gone for a pre-birth sex determination test for a third child through surrogacy. When contacted, an aide of the actor refused to respond on the issue.
A five-year-old girl was mowed down in Mumbai by a speeding car allegedly driven by a kin of senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat, police said today.