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MMRDA junks one plan for another, delays projects

Information received under the Right to Information (RTI) Act from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has revealed that the Urban Development Department in 2014-15 had decide

24 Oct 2016 1:48 AM

Need for domestic water trumps other purposes: Bombay High Court

Some of the petitions had sought release of water from upstream reservoirs in Godavari river sub-basin to Jayakwadi dam for various uses.

22 Oct 2016 2:11 AM

Treat leptospirosis as epidemic: Bombay HC to BMC

The Bombay high court asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Wednesday to consider leptospirosis as an epidemic-causing disease and take steps on a war-footing basis to curb the spread of the

06 Oct 2016 3:22 AM

MDFA doesn’t have Bandra ground alloted to it: RTI

An RTI query has revealed that the Mumbai District Football Association’s (MDFA’s) claim of having a plot of land allotted at Bandra Reclamation is false.

05 Oct 2016 1:49 AM

Students can opt for vocational course instead of English

In a major decision benefiting students appearing for the SSC board exams, the state government has made vocational courses an option for the English subject, which is the second language.

04 Oct 2016 2:19 AM


Congress MP exhorts muslims to join quota chorus

The growing clamour for Maratha reservation in state jobs and education has now prompted Muslim leaders to take up a similar cause for their own community.

04 Oct 2016 2:08 AM

Mumbai opens its heart and purse for 2-day-old abandoned girl

Mumbai, the city of dreams, truly also has a heart of gold.

30 Sep 2016 3:10 AM

Minorities panel chairman robbed of Rs 5.8 lakh valuables

The chairman of Maharashtra State Minorities Commission, Mohammad Hussein Khan became the victim of a train robbery after his wife’s purse that had some cash and jewellery worth Rs 5.85 lakh was stole

29 Sep 2016 3:42 AM

Negligent doctor asked to pay Rs 10 lakh over death of child

The Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission at Thane has ordered a child specialist from Mulund to pay Rs 10 lakh to the parents of a two-and-a-half-year-old child who was suffering f

25 Sep 2016 7:11 AM

After spending Rs 1.5 crore, Mhada razes ‘ghost’ transit camp

The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) has begun dismantling a transit camp it had set up eight years ago at the cost of Rs 1.5 crore in Bandra, where real estate is prohibitiv

21 Sep 2016 2:30 AM


India, Pakistan to wage robowars

After two unsuccessful attempts over the past two years to facilitate Pakistani students to come to India and participate in Techfest, the technological festival of IIT-B, the organisers have managed

18 Sep 2016 1:34 AM

Bombay High Court: State trying to place restrictions on medical colleges

The Bombay high court came down heavily on the state and admonished it for seeking relief to allow admissions to private medical colleges to go on, as they had to be completed by September 30.

15 Sep 2016 2:13 AM

CM should not exploit city for personal benefit: Congress

The Congress has strongly opposed chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’s proposal to sell 30 acres of land at Bandra Reclamation for Rs 2,000 crore for the development of the Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway.

14 Sep 2016 7:26 AM

Acute shortage of butchers in city could mar Id festivities

There is an acute shortage of butchers in the city and families intending to offer sacrifices of goats on Id-ul-Zuha on Tuesday have been forced to rope them in from outside the city.

13 Sep 2016 2:09 AM

640 perform Haj after being given special permit

Around 640 Haj volunteers from India were allowed to perform Haj rituals on Sunday on the intervention of the leader of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Haj Goodwill delegation.

12 Sep 2016 1:33 AM


1.2 lakh government staff to strike work on September 22

Rising instances of attacks and assaults on the government and police employees by elected public representatives and the common man has prompted the Maharashtra State Gazetted Officers Association to

11 Sep 2016 1:27 AM

3 roads lost to cluster development

The first-ever cluster development project approved by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) at Bhendi Bazar has led to three access roads being deleted in the guise of realignments.

08 Sep 2016 7:24 AM

Triple talaq against Quran, say scholars

Muslim scholars and experts have slammed the All India Muslim Personal Law Board’s claim that Muslim men would resort to drastic measures to get rid of their wives if triple talaq is not allowed.

04 Sep 2016 2:01 AM

State’s admissions move challenged

The Deemed University, Medical and Dental has challenged the state government’s decision to conduct admission to the seats in their institutions in the Bombay high court.

30 Aug 2016 2:11 AM

‘Judges pursuing higher education fall short in duty’

In light of lower court judges and high court officials failing to fulfil the workload criteria, the Registrar General (RG) of Bombay High Court has issued a restraining order, stopping them from purs

25 Aug 2016 3:00 AM