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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Oct 18, 2016 16:53 IST

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil makers seek police protection to screen film

In the backdrop of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena’s (MNS) threat to multiplex cinemas on screening movies starring Pakistani actors, a delegation of Bollywood producers, including Mukesh Bhatt and Sidhartha Roy Kapoor and the producers of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil met senior Mumbai police officers on Tuesday. Read

Saamana edit: Shiv Sena slams BJP minister for his remarks on Maratha protests

After facing flak for its ‘insensitivity’ to the ongoing Maratha protests over the publication of a contentious cartoon in its mouthpiece, the Shiv Sena turned the tables on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by slamming a BJP minister’s controversial remarks. Read

Cuffe Parade fire leaves 2 dead, 7 injured; 14 rescued

A major fire in an upmarket residential complex in Cuffe Parade, south Mumbai, left people dead and seven injured early on Tuesday. Firefighter rescued 14 residents from the two floors of the building, officials said, adding that the fire was under control. Read

Mumbai man who lost wife to dengue wages war against disease

“My wife’s death made us realise what are we overlooking and how important it is to live in a clean surroundings,” said 35-year-old Jeetendra Lodha from Borivli, who has launched a campaign against dengue after losing his wife to the disease a month ago. Read

Column: A godman for all seasons

While still at school, I remember a controversy had erupted over then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s proposed visit to the Guruvayoor temple in Kerala —because she was a widow. I have vague memories of a similar controversy over her desire to visit the Jagannath temple at Puri in Orissa. But I believe they made an exception for her as she was the Prime Minister. Read