Mumbai

  • Soon, "Aircraft-Like" Coaches On Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Train
    The Anubhuti coach will be equipped with cushy interior, seats fitted with LCD screens attached to every seat and wider leg space, news agency PTI reported.
  • Mumbaikars, How To See Meteor Shower On Thursday
    This year was host to several heavenly treats, one of which was the rare total solar eclipse. To keep them treats going, there isn't a better way to say goodbye to 2017 than by witnessing one of the most beautiful meteor showers - the Geminids. The Geminids, active from December 4 to December 17, are usually the most awaited meteor shower of the year, owing to the high rate of visible meteors per hour. This year, the shower is expected to peak in Indian skies at dawn on Thursday, December 14, with most of the previous night also witnessing several shooting stars.
  • CISF Personnel Clean Chowpatty Beach In South Mumbai
    A group of personnel from Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) today conducted a cleanliness campaign at the Chowpatty beach here as part of their two-week long sanitation programme.
  • Mumbai Man Records Himself Raping Minor Girl, Shares Video With Friends
    In a shocking incident, a 57-year-old man was arrested for raping a 13-year-old girl, taking a video of the act and sharing it with his friends. As per the police the man ran a video game parlour in south Mumbai and perpetrated the crime after seeing the girl playing outside his shop.
  • Child Rapist And Killer Arrested After Police See Through His 'New Look'
    Drastically altering his looks while on the run could not save a 23-year-old from Chennai from the police, who instantly recognised him in Mumbai on Friday and arrested him. S Daswant is accused of killing his mother, and raping and murdering a 7-year-old girl. Daswant had fled from Chennai police custody and reached Mumbai on Wednesday.
  • Mumbai Businessman Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Teen Actress On Flight
    A 39-year-old man was arrested in Mumbai on Sunday for allegedly molesting a teenage Bollywood actor on board a flight from Delhi to Mumbai on Saturday night, police said.
  • Mumbai Crime: Caller Threatens To Kill Trader, Demands Rs 6 Crore In Dawood Ibrahim's Name
    For the past couple of days, Mumbai-based businessman Ali Zarar Siddique has been getting extortion calls from an unknown number. Posing as gangster Dawood Ibrahim's aide, the caller has threatened to kill him if he failed to withdraw the complaint that he filed against a group of people, who forcibly grabbed his land at Vasai East near Western Express Highway.
  • Thick Morning Fog Surprises Mumbai, Railway Services Affected
    Mumbai woke up to a foggy morning today and several people took to Twitter to express their surprise amid reduced visibility in several areas.
  • Maharashtra BJP Lawmaker Nana Patole, Who Beat Praful Patel In 2014, Quits Lok Sabha, Party
    Nana Patole, a BJP Maharashtra leader who has been critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said on Friday that he had exited the BJP and quit his Lok Sabha seat. The first-time parliamentarian who had recently opened a front against the BJP government said he hadn't been voted to Lok Sabha to "enjoy but to work for the public".
  • Mumbai Woman On Morning Walk Crushed To Death By Tree
    A 45-year-old woman was killed in Mumbai today after a tree fell on her, an official of the BMC Disaster Control said.
  • Woman's Body Found In Bag At Juhu Beach, Fairy Tattoo On Upper Back
    Locals at Juhu beach were shocked to find a woman's body stuffed in a large bag and abandoned at the shore yesterday. The victim was in her 20s and was found with several injuries on her face and neck. The biggest clue the police have as to the woman's identity is a tattoo of a fairy or pixie - likely Tinker Bell - on her upper back.
  • Mumbai Woman Killed Husband, Kept Body In Septic Tank For 13 Years
    When Boisar police stormed into Farida Bharti's house to bust a prostitution ring, they never imagined what kinds of skeletons would come tumbling out of her closet, or rather, her water closet (WC). After rescuing four women from the sex racket, the police conducted a second raid at the house, and were shocked to find the skeleton of Farida's husband in the septic tank, 13 years after she killed and buried him there.
  • High Court Allows 13-Year-Old Rape Victim To Abort 26-Week Old Foetus
    The Bombay High Court today allowed a 13-year-old rape victim to abort her 26-week-old foetus, considering her age and the agony she was likely to undergo if forced to continue with her pregnancy.
  • As Cyclone Ockhi Nears, Lakhs Expected To Gather In Mumbai At Shivaji Park
    As Cyclone Ockhi gets closer to Mumbai's coast, the BMC has told the police, fire brigade, coast guard, NDRF and the Navy to be on their toes till December 7, during which it is expected to hit Dadar's Shivaji Park and Cadell Road. BMC has asked the authorities to be on high alert on December 6, which is the 62nd Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas, when lakhs of people would be gathering at Shivaji Park to pay their respects to Dr. BR Ambedkar.
  • Cyclone Ockhi May Not Hit Gujarat Coast, PM Rally Changed: 10 Points
    Cyclone Ockhi, which was expected to make landfall near Gujarat's Surat, is gradually weakening and may not hit the coast as predicted earlier, the Meteorological Centre has said. The cyclonic storm has turned into a "deep depression" and may hit south Gujarat only as a "depression" late tonight, according to an official statement. Gujarat is on alert, with rescue and relief teams stationed at its coast. Several top leaders were forced to cancel their election rallies in the state, which saw rain in several parts through the day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally in Surat, which was to take place on Wednesday, has been moved to Thursday. Ockhi passed by Mumbai earlier in the day bringing mostly light showers, but caused no damage to life or property, officials said. It earlier caused havoc in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep islands.

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