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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Nov 17, 2016 16:32 IST

1. HT Unclog Mumbai: It’s the BEST option for Mumbaiites

BEST is facing a crippling Rs2,700-crore loss till date, which means it has little to invest in upgrading its services. Passengers are wont to go for other modes of transport, and they are spoilt for choice —two-wheelers, taxis, app-based cabs, the locals and Metros. The bus network doesn’t have to crumble, but it needs to become a priority for authorities. Read

2Cash crisis: Bal Thackeray should be alive today to rein in spin doctors, says Sena

The Shiv Sena on Thursday said its former leader Bal Thackeray should be alive today to chop the tongues of those who are likening demonetisation despair faced by people to patriotism. Read

3HT impact: FIR against man who allowed 500 vehicles to be parked at Mumbai wetlands

After Hindustan Times reported that more than 500 vehicles were illegally parked at wetlands in Madh, Malad (West), on Wednesday, a first information report (FIR) was filed against the landowner of the area for alleged destruction of mangroves. Read

4Coldplay concert: Organisers will have to pay entertainment tax, says HC

The Bombay high court on Thursday directed the state government to secure an undertaking from organisers of Global Citizens India Festival to pay entertainment tax under provisions of the Bombay Entertainment Duty Act. Read

5Mumbai cops arrest man for stealing diamond jewellery worth Rs46 lakh

The Bandra police have arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly stealing diamond-studded gold ornaments worth Rs46 lakh from his employer’s home in Pali area, Bandra (West) on November 7. Read