Mumbai

  • Mumbai Port Trust To Create World's Largest Garden In The City: Nitin Gadkari
    The Mumbai Port Trust will create the "world's largest garden" in central Mumbai by reclaiming land, Union Shipping and Ports Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.
  • Devendra Fadnavis Dodges Chopper Trouble Again. His Fifth Near Miss
    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had a narrow escape after the tail rotor of the helicopter he was in got entangled in a cable while landing in Bhayandar on the outskirts of Mumbai
  • Arvind Kejriwal To Address Rally In Maharashtra Today On <i>Rajmata Jijau Jayanti</i>
    Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal will address a rally at the birthplace of Jijabai, mother of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji, in Maharashtra today.
  • Mumbai Couple Want To Die, Write To President
    An elderly couple from Mumbai has written a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking permission for "active euthanasia", which involves knowingly doing something to let the person die. In the letter, 86-year-old Narayan Lavate, said that he does not have children and they don't suffer from any major health problem, but "we are of no use to the society now and cannot contribute anything". The President has the constitutional power to pardon life sentences, so he should also have the power to allow "right to death", he told ANI.
  • In Mumbai, Live Bomb Found At Metro Site Explodes While Being Defused
    On Wednesday evening, workers at a Metro III construction site in Mumbai Central made a rather explosive discovery. An old, live bomb was found at the site while digging was on. While the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) of the Mumbai Police immediately started to defuse the low-intensity explosive, there was a minor explosion during the process, sources told mid-day. A senior police officer told mid-day that around 6.30 pm workers at the Metro construction site informed the police that they had found a suspicious object while digging, nearly one metre under the road surface.
  • Masked Men Shoot At Mumbai Hotel Receptionist
    Two masked men entered KN Park Hotel on the Bhiwandi-Kalyan road on Wednesday and fired at the 25-year-old receptionist, injuring her right leg. She was taken to a private hospital, where she is undergoing treatment. The Kongaon police, who have registered a case, suspect the incident to be linked to the extortion calls the hotel's owner has been receiving for the past two to three months. Cops suspect Suresh Pujari's gang to be involved, as the duo left a chit with his name on the spot.
  • Mumbai Man's 'Tale Of One Good Deed' Featured On Humans Of New York
    The latest story on the Humans of New York (HONY) page features the puncture man, sitting on a Hero bike (that could do with a fresh coat of paint) parked on the side of a narrow lane in Mumbai which also has a designer boutique as one its occupants.
  • Soon, A Place In Mumbai "Comparable With Miami", Says Official
    Mumbai can soon compare itself to Miami with floating restaurants, a marina and an international cruise terminal at its port, says the Mumbai Port Trust.
  • Mumbai's Kamala Mills Fire Case Highlights: Owners Of 1Above Pub Arrested
    The three pub owners of '1 Above', who wanted in connection with the December 29 Kamala Mills fire that claimed 14 lives, were arrested today. Jigar Sanghvi and Kripesh Sanghvi were arrested late last night, whereas Abhijeet Mankar was arrested early this morning. A case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder has been registered against them. The Mumbai Police had filed a case initially against the management of 1Above but later also added the names of the owners of Mojo's Bistro. 1Above and Mojo's Bistro are pubs located on the rooftop of a building in Kamala Mills Compound. According to the probe by the fire department, the fire started at Mojo's Bistro and spread to 1Above on December 29.
  • 2 Devices Thought To Be Crude Bombs Found At Mumbai Metro Excavation Site
    Two suspicious-looking devices which appeared to be crude bombs were found during the excavation work for a Metro line outside the Mumbai Central Station on Wednesday evening, the police said.
  • Kamala Mills Fire: All Owners Of 1Above Pub Arrested By Mumbai Police
    Two owners of 1Above pub, who had been missing for nearly two weeks since 14 people were killed in a fire in Mumbai's Kamala Mills compound, were arrested by the Mumbai Police late on Wednesday night.
  • McDonald's Outlet In Mumbai Gets Warning Over Food Hygiene
    The state Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned popular quick service restaurant McDonald's as one of its outlets in the central region of the city has allegedly breached food safety standards.
  • Ex-Shiv Sena Corporator Ashok Sawant's Killing: Minor Detained
    Police detained today a 17-year- old boy from Pune in connection with the killing of former Shiv Sena corporator Ashok Sawant in suburban Kandivli. The minor was picked up from Pune yesterday and after being questioned, the Samata Nagar police here took him into custody, an official said.
  • Builder Booked For Trying To Grab Dilip Kumar's Bandra Bungalow
    The Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police has registered a case of cheating against a builder for allegedly trying to grab the bungalow of veteran actor Dilip Kumar in suburban Bandra, an official said today.
  • Hotelier Arrested In Kamala Mills Fire Case For Shielding Accused
    The Mumbai Police arrested a person on Tuesday evening for helping an accused in the Kamala Mills fire case evade arrest. Vishal Karya, a known face in Mumbai's social circles has been accused of helping Abhijeet Mankar, a partner in "1Above" pub, evade arrest even after a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder was registered against him and his partners in the business. Abhijeet Mankar's car has been recovered from Vishal Karya, the Mumbai police said. Mr Karya has been photographed with actors, politicians and cricketers in the past.

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