Class 12 student’s mysterious death to kid immobilised after a game of kho kho: Top 5 Mumbai stories
The top stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t missmumbai Updated: Oct 11, 2017 16:46 IST
The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking plans to hike bus fares by up to Rs 12 for distances over four km.
While a Class 12 student of an international school collapsed in class, playing kho kho left a nine-year-old boy from Sillod in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad district immobilised.
A 30-year-old employee of a housekeeping firm allegedly stabbed his manager over his salary payment.
Even as the debate over who – BJP or Congress– won the Maharashtra gram panchayat elections continues, the state election commission said they can’t declare party-wise results as these elections are not contested using party symbols.
Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss:
1. Mumbai commuters may have to pay more to travel in BEST buses
The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking is thinking of hiking bus fares by up to Rs 12 for distances over four km, as one of the steps to overcome its financial crisis.
The BEST administration on Tuesday presented a Rs 880.88 crore deficit budget, but said the deficit could be reduced to Rs 228 crore if it is allowed to implement the proposed reforms, which includes the fare hike.
2. Mumbai man stabs manager six times for refusing to pay salary for September
Upset about not getting his salary for September, a 30-year-old employee of a housekeeping firm allegedly stabbed his manager six times with a sickle at their office in Tardeo on Monday. The manager, who suffered injuries to his neck, chest, head and back, is in critical condition at Bhatia hospital.
3. Class 12 student of international school in Mumbai dies after sudden collapse in class
A Class 12 student from Kashmira near Mumbai died after collapsing suddenly in the classroom on Tuesday afternoon. The police have registered a case of accidental death. Shashank Rahul Agarwal, 17, a student of Singapore International School (SIS), collapsed around 2pm. The school management rushed him to Bhakti Vedanta Hospital, Mira Road, where he was declared dead.
4. Nine-year-old Aurangabad boy in Mumbai hospital after game of kho kho leaves him immobilised
A game of kho kho has left a nine-year-old boy from Sillod in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad district immobilised as a result of severe neurological injuries.
Charan Salve, who has a rare blood condition called haemophilia in which blood does not clot, leading to severe bleeding, is now being treated in Mumbai, after his condition worsened.
5. BJP or Congress, who won Maharashtra gram panchayat elections? Poll body says can’t tell
Even as both the Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress claimed victory in Saturday’s polls to 3,131 gram panchayats (village councils) in 16 districts of Maharashtra, the state election commission said they can’t declare party-wise results as these elections are not contested using party symbols.
First Published: Oct 11, 2017 16:46 IST