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The he only time Juhi Chawla flinched is when we referred to as Juhi Chuhi because she was soft-spoken and avoided face-offs. Outfit and styling by Binal Shah; Makeup & Hair: Rima(Vickky Idnaani /shot for Dinewell)

Down memory lane with Juhi Chawla

Hindustan Times | By Dinesh Raheja
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 08:32 AM IST
A senior film editor recalls his time with the actor, and talks to her as she turns 53
Women perform Dhunuchi dance during Durga Puja at Shivaji Park in Mumbai on October 2018(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Women perform Dhunuchi dance during Durga Puja at Shivaji Park in Mumbai on October 2018(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Durga Puja in the time of Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 02:18 PM IST
The celebrations this year, have to be mellowed down say committee members and devotees
Waterspout spotted near Marine Drive.((Photo: Darshan Khatau))
Waterspout spotted near Marine Drive.((Photo: Darshan Khatau))

Rare weather phenomenon: Water-tornado seen off Mumbai’s coast

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 02:17 AM IST
Waterspouts are generally classified into two categories: tornadic and fair weather.
Photograph clicked by Sooni Taraporevala
Photograph clicked by Sooni Taraporevala

Our need for human connection stays

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sooni Taraporevala
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 10:35 AM IST
Mumbai chronicler Sooni Taraporevala writes about Mumbai during lockdown, “I took myself to the sea that has been part of my childhood and adult years — whether it was zipping down Marine Drive on the back of my dad’s scooter or photographing Parsis at prayer on the day and month of Ava, the water divinity; for me, the sea fronts are the most iconic feature of our city.”
Fisherman parked their boats at the bay in Bhayandar as Cyclone NISARGA is about to hit the western shore in Mumbai(Hindustan Times)
Fisherman parked their boats at the bay in Bhayandar as Cyclone NISARGA is about to hit the western shore in Mumbai(Hindustan Times)

Residents say BMC did not issue any cyclone warning

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 05:58 AM IST
Areas such as Worli, Dadar, Marine Drive, Cuffe Parade, Mahim, Bandra, Versova and Malad have several sea-facing buildings and slum pockets along the coastline.
File photo: Mumbai police personnel at Vile parle.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
File photo: Mumbai police personnel at Vile parle.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Mumbai man attacks three cops with a chopper, gets arrested

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Vijay Kumar Yadav, Faisal Tandel | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 01:30 PM IST
The accused is a resident of Silver Oaks in Cumbala Hill. On Saturday, at around 1.30 am, he was walking on the footpath from Chowpatty to Marine Drive with a big chopper in his hand.
This year’s focus has been on infrastructure projects, including the Mumbai Coastal Road and the Gargai dam(AP)
This year’s focus has been on infrastructure projects, including the Mumbai Coastal Road and the Gargai dam(AP)

Infrastructure projects get budget boost

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 05:48 AM IST
India’s richest municipality’s budget for the year was pegged at Rs 33,441.02 crore as against the previous year’s allocation of Rs 30,692.59 crore, an increase of 8.95%.
Participants of Mumbai Marathon(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT)
Participants of Mumbai Marathon(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT)

In photos: Thousands of runners participate in Mumbai Marathon 2020

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 09:43 AM IST
Mumbai Marathon 2020 began early morning today. Thousands of amateur runners participated in the marathon.
Sourav Ganguly poses for a photograph after taking charge as the new BCCI President(PTI)
Sourav Ganguly poses for a photograph after taking charge as the new BCCI President(PTI)

Prince of Kolkata takes throne in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 09:06 AM IST
His love affair with this particular ground dates back to his days of junior cricket in 1990, when he struck a hundred against Pakistan Under-19 in a Youth Test. Ganguly would later say that today he was reminded of that day, the first time he came to Wankhede Stadium.
The people who ask these questions are the ones that try to analyse your personality based on the answers you give(Getty Images)
The people who ask these questions are the ones that try to analyse your personality based on the answers you give(Getty Images)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Either/Or

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 11:14 PM IST
Nothing annoys me more than questions that involve this phrase
The project is on the lines of the water ATMs installed at various railway stations across Mumbai.(HT File Photo)
The project is on the lines of the water ATMs installed at various railway stations across Mumbai.(HT File Photo)

Water ATMs to give 1 litre water for Rs1 at Marine Drive, Girgaum

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul R Thakkar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 03:25 AM IST
According to civic officials, if the project gets a good response, the BMC will install several of these machines, especially in areas which witness a high footfall.
No case was registered as the IT department did not find any data or hardware theft in its preliminary probe.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
No case was registered as the IT department did not find any data or hardware theft in its preliminary probe.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Engineer fired for accessing computers in state secretariat in Mumbai illegally

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 12:54 PM IST
An Information Technology (IT) engineer working on contract at the state secretariat, was sacked as he was found illegally accessing the computers in the state revenue department before office hours.
2,243 community bins across the city on April 1, of which 1,653 BMC hasidentified as ‘cannot be eliminated’.(HT FILE)
2,243 community bins across the city on April 1, of which 1,653 BMC hasidentified as ‘cannot be eliminated’.(HT FILE)

Stench-free streets: only 153 of 590 bins removed so far

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 04:48 AM IST
The civic body intends to remove the community bins to encourage citizens to rely on door -to-door collection of garbage and better Swachh Bharat rankings.
Photographer and educator Aaran Patel teamed up with musician and visual artist Jeff Nelson to present heritage structures and neighbourhoods that don’t usually make it to the #DiscoverMumbai photo roll.(Aaran Patel, Jeff Nelson)
Photographer and educator Aaran Patel teamed up with musician and visual artist Jeff Nelson to present heritage structures and neighbourhoods that don’t usually make it to the #DiscoverMumbai photo roll.(Aaran Patel, Jeff Nelson)

Mumbaiwale: A photo show that’s off the beaten path

Mumbai | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 05:12 PM IST
A weekend-only photo exhibition offers new views of the heritage buildings we don’t often notice.
Even a simple cup of tea by the window tastes better in the rains.(Getty Images)
Even a simple cup of tea by the window tastes better in the rains.(Getty Images)

Real Mumbaiites don’t whine, they dine, when it pours, says Kunal Vijayakar

Hindustan Times | By Kunal Vijayakar
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 06:57 AM IST
When it rains in Mumbai, what happens, happens. We get drenched, we take holidays, we help push taxis that have stalled. And we eat.
A resident of Kalbadevi took a photo of the construction site with work underway beyond the 10 pm deadline.(HT Photo)
A resident of Kalbadevi took a photo of the construction site with work underway beyond the 10 pm deadline.(HT Photo)

BMC sends a light pollution notice to South Mumbai construction site

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2019 02:58 PM IST
This is the first such action taken by the civic body to curb light pollution in Mumbai, after the state, in November 2018, directed Wilson Gymkhana on Marine Drive to take down the floodlights on its premises.
Javed and the unidentified boy were among the crowds that had gathered at Marine Drive on Saturday afternoon during high tide.(ANI)
Javed and the unidentified boy were among the crowds that had gathered at Marine Drive on Saturday afternoon during high tide.(ANI)

One drowns at Marine drive, another missing due to high tides in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2019 10:34 PM IST
Fire brigade personnel and Mumbai Police launched a search operation but the two were missing till Saturday evening.
A typical Rajini action scene in Kaala in which he single-handedly beats up his assailants using only his umbrella.
A typical Rajini action scene in Kaala in which he single-handedly beats up his assailants using only his umbrella.

In thunder, lightning and in rain...

Hindustan Times | By Yasser Usman
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 04:05 PM IST
When the monsoon was built up as a character in our films
Corals are marine invertebrates that attach themselves to rocky intertidal regions or the ocean floor, and are carnivorous animals. As schedule 1 species, corals are protected under the Wildlife Protection Act (WPA).(HTFile)
Corals are marine invertebrates that attach themselves to rocky intertidal regions or the ocean floor, and are carnivorous animals. As schedule 1 species, corals are protected under the Wildlife Protection Act (WPA).(HTFile)

‘Coastal road is a threat to 8 coral species’

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 09:01 AM IST
The SagarShakti report concluded that the “coastal road is proposed to reclaim the entire intertidal rocky shores of Juhu, Khar, Bandra, Worli to Marine Drive, where these observations were made, and presents a direct threat to the habitat and survival of eight species of documented stony and soft corals”.
Goniopra.(Harshal Karve)
Goniopra.(Harshal Karve)

11 species of corals identified along Mumbai’s coast

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 11:58 PM IST
Corals are marine invertebrates that attach themselves to rocky intertidal regions or the ocean floor
Suhas Gokhale, a former senior police inspector from the anti-narcotics cell (ANC), who was booked for helping alleged drug supplier Shashikala ‘Baby’ Patankar in connection with 2015 drug haul case, has sought action against the investigating officers for ‘vexatious’ prosecution.(Getty Images)
Suhas Gokhale, a former senior police inspector from the anti-narcotics cell (ANC), who was booked for helping alleged drug supplier Shashikala ‘Baby’ Patankar in connection with 2015 drug haul case, has sought action against the investigating officers for ‘vexatious’ prosecution.(Getty Images)

2015 drug haul case: Ex-cop seeks action against investigators

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2019 02:31 AM IST
Suhas Gokhale on Wednesday moved an application before the special court set up under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
The Mahindra Scorpio’s tall seating position gives a commanding view of the road
The Mahindra Scorpio’s tall seating position gives a commanding view of the road

Sunday drive: Scorpio(n) king in mummy land!

Hindustan Times | By Hormazd Sorabjee
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 08:38 PM IST
For the first time ever, an Indian made car was shot with the Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza as a backdrop; the hefty $2,000 fee was entirely worth it
International studies have found light pollution affects the health of humans and other forms of life adversely.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
International studies have found light pollution affects the health of humans and other forms of life adversely.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Light pollution plea puts focus on health hazards

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2019 06:17 AM IST
Desai had complained about light pollution on Marine Drive and was able to make Wilson Gymkhana remove its floodlights in February.
Construction on the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) ambitious coastal road has resumed in full swing after the Supreme Court (SC) last Monday modified a Bombay high court (HC) order from April. ourts order seen from Breach Candy in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, May 9, 2019. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Construction on the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) ambitious coastal road has resumed in full swing after the Supreme Court (SC) last Monday modified a Bombay high court (HC) order from April. ourts order seen from Breach Candy in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, May 9, 2019. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Coast is clear for road to unclog Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 08:28 AM IST
Work on in full swing after top court modified HC order last week; ongoing construction comprises 17% of total work on the project, says civic official
We can’t think beyond Marine Drive panoramas, #CityOfDreams, Bollywood, dabbawalas, auto rickshaws, vada-pao, sexualized Koli fisherwomen and night shots of the sea link.(HT FILE)
We can’t think beyond Marine Drive panoramas, #CityOfDreams, Bollywood, dabbawalas, auto rickshaws, vada-pao, sexualized Koli fisherwomen and night shots of the sea link.(HT FILE)

Mumbaiwale: Can you see past the clichés?

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 08:38 AM IST
To see the Mumbai beyond the stereotypes, switch off your screen and take a close look at reality
The Byculla Bridge near Gloria Church is set to get minor repairs soon(HT Photo)
The Byculla Bridge near Gloria Church is set to get minor repairs soon(HT Photo)

Mumbai civic body to repair 16 bridges based on Prof Desai firm’s report

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2019 11:32 PM IST
BMC to refer to the same old report that had termed Himalaya Bridge collapse
The citizens’ group claimed the land reclamation that was happening was illegal and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) was reclaiming land that was not part of the coastal road.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The citizens’ group claimed the land reclamation that was happening was illegal and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) was reclaiming land that was not part of the coastal road.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Mumbai police halt protest march against Coastal Road

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2019 12:11 AM IST
The protest was aimed against land reclamation happening for the coastal road
Work in full swing for Mumbai coastal road at Worli Seaface(HT Photo)
Work in full swing for Mumbai coastal road at Worli Seaface(HT Photo)

Protest fails to make waves; Mumbai’s coastal road stays on course

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 11:56 PM IST
Work on exit of tunnel at Girgaum Chowpatty begins; protest on Sunday
While the overall rankings question the civic body’s claims of achieving 80% waste segregation, BMC officials blamed the poor response from citizens and garbage cess norm for the drop.
While the overall rankings question the civic body’s claims of achieving 80% waste segregation, BMC officials blamed the poor response from citizens and garbage cess norm for the drop.

2019 Swachh Bharat Survekshan: Mumbai slips to 49th rank from last year’s 18th

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 08:25 AM IST
Among the 43 cities from Maharashtra, Mumbai stood 11th
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