Parag Sawant, who was injured in the 7/11 serial train blasts in Mumbai, died at PD Hinduja Hospital in Mahim on Tuesday morning after battling his injuries for nine years. Doctors at the hospital said that he was in a vegetative state for all these years.
The BJP-led government in Maharashtra declared madrasas, or Islamic seminaries, that do not teach primary subjects such as maths and English non-schools and their students out-of-school children on Thursday, sparking criticism from Muslim leaders and opposition parties who dubbed the move discriminatory and unconstitutional.
Erratic winds affected flights at Mumbai airport for several hours on Tuesday, even as thousands of fliers struggled to reach the airport on time and faced long queues upon getting there.
After a month of scorching heat in Mumbai, there has been some respite for the residents as the temperatures have barely crossed 30 degrees Celcius in the past week. But the rains have poured extensively disturbing normal activity in the city.
In the early hours, thousands of Mumbai office-goers drenched in the torrential rains that battered the city and its suburbs resulting in derailment of local train services disrupting normal life.
Torrential rain submerged large parts of India’s financial capital on Friday and brought local train services to a grinding halt, leaving thousands of commuters stranded across the city as traffic moved sluggishly on waterlogged roads.
16-year-old Noman Sabuwala recounts the apathy he experienced as he tried to get passing motorists to help his family soon after drink-driving accident.
A solar-powered air purifier installed at a junction outside the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) brought down pollution levels in the vicinity by 40% to 60%.
While 4,702 houses will be at Bolinj in Vasai, 1,500 will be at Powai, Mulund and Goregaon.
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced the scrapping of the controversial proposed Mumbai development plan (DP).
In one of the biggest drug busts this year, 746g of cocaine was seized from two Nigerians at the Mumbai Central terminus on Friday morning.
Schools across the country are feeling the pinch of having fewer teaching days as exams near because the new government at the Centre has asked them to observe different ‘days’ over the past nine months.
If the draft development plan (DP) is to be believed, the city neither has enough slums nor enough hawkers for them to be recognised and planned for. The DP, the city’s blueprint, has left out the city’s slums as well as street vendors from its 20-year-long vision for the city.
Luxury apartments in a Mumbai skyscraper touted as the world's tallest residential building set to be completed next year have gone on sale in the British capital with a starting price tag of 1.4 million pounds.
Although Mumbai will need 4,708.03 hectares of public amenities for the projected population of 13.95 million in 2034, the draft development plan (DP) 2034 does not provide reservations for 44% of this land demand.