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Updated on Sep 27, 2023 03:35 PM IST
A total of 1,159 illegal structures were identified in areas like Nerul, Koparkhairane, Vashi, Ghansoli,Sanpada, Airoli, Belapur, Kharghar, Kamothe, Kalambloli, Uran, Ulwe, Taloja, Pushpak, Karanjade and Dronagiri in a CIDCO report
In Maharashtra, we are seeing the growing pauperisation of the peasantry. Thus, after a caste census, removing the 50% reservation cap is an attractive solution
The veteran actor will be conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke award, the government’s highest recognition in the field of cinema
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 09:26 AM IST
Education department seeks explanation from National College for conducting online classes for class 12
On September 25, HT reported that the National College has been conducting online lectures for Class 12 due to space constraints. Following the report, Sandeep Sangve, deputy director of school education, Mumbai, sent a letter to Neha Jagtiani, principal, and directed her to provide a written explanation on the matter
In the meeting, both Pawar and Goyal appealed to farmers and traders to start the auction so that the consumers are not affected. Goyal has now decided to hold a meeting on September 29 when he will take a final call on the matter
“David Ogilvy our founder used to say, ‘Hire giants if you want to create a company of immortals.’ And, among our 15,000 employees, there is one giant who is the most legendary of them all, and that is Piyush Pandey,” she extolled before adding that Pandey,68, would continue in an advisory capacity
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 09:14 AM IST
A 30-point order was released containing various measures to be undertaken to upgrade the security and restrict unnecessary crowds in Mantralaya.One of them being there will be no entry for visitors in Mantralaya carrying more than ₹10,000 cash
According to the police, Parab, a resident of Dombivli, was hired by Rathod in 2008. Initially, she was doing her work properly. Later, her employer started receiving complaints about Parab from clients as well as from her chartered accountants. She even paid a penalty for not filing income tax returns on time due to purported delay on the part of the employee
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 09:08 AM IST
Around 3 am on Monday, Jenil Kankotiya from Surat in Gujarat was getting his documents screened at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Terminus (CSMIA) before taking an early morning flight to London
The BMC plans to reconstruct the dilapidated 140-year-old Malabar Hill reservoir below Hanging Garden. Before this is done, a 90MLD tank will be constructed at a site behind the garden so that water supply to South Mumbai is not disrupted during reconstruction
Following this, the state housing department - MHADA (Maharashtra Area and Housing Development Authority), ordered the SRA to take action against the squatters. Ten flying squads have been formed by the SRA, and so far, they have checked 925 houses and the process of removing encroachers has begun
Professor Manoj Tiwari will hold the additional charge of TISS until a new full-time VC is appointed. His appointment marks a significant change in the selection process due to amendments in the regulations of the University Grants Commission (UGC)
NCP chief Sharad Pawar criticizes PM Modi for claiming Congress supported women's reservation bill reluctantly, says they were in favor of it. Pawar also supports Indian government in tension with Canada and clarifies his visit to Ahmedabad.
This plot is close to Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed train and Metro rail stations. The group through its subsidiary Goisu Realty Pvt Ltd had bid successfully for two commercial plots C-69C and C-69D in G Block in October 2022
India's Solicitor General, Tushar Mehta, assured the Bombay High Court that new IT rules enabling the government to filter social media for fake news were not meant to curb free speech, criticism, humour or satire targeting even the prime minister. The court questioned the lack of guidelines to determine what is considered fake and misleading. Mehta argued that the rules only apply to fake and false facts, not opinion or criticism. The court noted that the term 'information' in the rules is not limited to facts, but includes opinion, criticism, and parody.
Sharad Pawar loses control of prestigious Garware Club after his panel is defeated in managing committee election.
Both factions of the NCP are preparing arguments to support their claim as the 'real' party ahead of the fight over the party name and symbol at the ECI on October 6. One faction questions the legitimacy of the rebel faction's election of Ajit Pawar as national president, while the other faction claims to have elected Pawar in November last year. Rebel leader Praful Patel has accused the NCP of joining the BJP-led NDPP-BJP government in Nagaland. However, Pawar denies this and states that the NCP only supported the NDPP CM, Neiphiu Rio.
Citizens allege that despite spending hundreds of crores on new technologies to deal with the issue, BMC has been using paver blocks to fill potholes as a stop-gap measure. Advocate Trivankumar Karnani, a member of Mumbai North Central District Forum, called attention to the civic body’s “criminal waste of tax payers’ money”
The incident occurred at 8.30pm on September 14, and a case was registered for causing death due to negligence as well as destroying evidence against the Singhs, an officer from Tulinj police station said, adding, “No arrest has been made so far as the couple has applied for anticipatory bail”
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 08:20 AM IST
Four persons accused of abetting the suicide of a couple have been granted bail due to the failure of the police to provide evidence.
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 08:14 AM IST
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The leap in train speeds will save travel time and provide buffer space to add more services in the future, a CR official said, adding, “We are working on improving the condition of rail tracks and eliminating speed restrictions. Once this is complete by October end, it will benefit the train operations”
Plumber at Mumbai airport booked for trying to smuggle 2.5 kg of gold, escapes after being confronted by CISF officers. Investigation underway.
“The call detail record and technical evidence showed that Kamal was in touch with other arrested accused and his brother who has fled abroad,” a police officer from the anti-extortion cell (ACE), said. He was produced before a court and remanded in police custody till September 30
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 08:00 AM IST
The father, Ramashraya Maurya, was riding as a pillion, while his son Mukesh Kumar was driving the Royal Enfield Bullet when the accident occurred at 6pm on a flyover in the Chheda Nagar area opposite the area of Jai Ambe slums on GMLR. The deceased persons were residents of Diva
Updated on Sep 27, 2023 07:56 AM IST
Activists from the Dhangar community in Maharashtra ended their 21-day hunger strike after the government agreed to fulfill their demands for inclusion in the Scheduled Tribes category. The government has agreed to form a commission and withdraw all cases against protestors. The community has been seeking increased reservation in government jobs and education.
The apex court on September 19 had slammed the speaker, remarking that he had done nothing since its May 11 order, and could not keep dragging his feet on the hearing
A 63-year-old man has been arrested for molesting a 13-year-old girl at his shop in Turbhe. The victim spoke up about the incident to her mother, leading to the man's arrest. It is believed that the man may have committed similar crimes in the past.
The civic body will for the first time start concretising the roads constructed by CIDCO in Kharghar, Kalamboli and New Panvel that have been handed over to it, apart from roads in Panvel
The man was cleaning his house when the slab of a balcony extension of his neighbour’s house collapsed on him
The duo were identified using CCTV footage, and nabbed at Bandra railway station when they were trying to flee to Ajmer
Published on Sep 26, 2023 09:29 PM IST