In a ghastly accident, seven persons were killed and 14 others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in dashed against a roadside tree on Sunday evening. The accident took place near Wadhona (Khurd) village on Kalamb-Jodmoha road at around 5.30pm when a group of people were returning after immersing ashes of a relative.
Police have arrested six persons and rescued four women from a bar in suburban Andheri, where obscene dance was being performed, an official said on Sunday. The raid was conducted late Saturday night at Ram Bhavan Bar, police said.
A doctor was booked on Saturday for allegedly stalking and sexually harassing a woman lab technician in Bandra in the metropolis, police said. Dr Akil Khan (50) was booked under sections 354-A (sexual harassment), 354-D (stalking), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) among others of the Indian Penal Code after the 27-year-old woman filed a complaint, a Bandra police station official said.
Mulund-Matunga corridor's Up slow will witness rail block from 11.30am to 4pm on Sunday. The Up fast/semi fast services leaving Kalyan from 11.04am to 3.19pm will halt at Diva, Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and arrive at their respective destinations 15 minutes behind the schedule.
Three travellers, including a couple, who returned recently from coronavirus-hit China and Thailand, were quarantined at the civic-run Naidu hospital on Saturday after they complained of minor illnesses.
City police commissioner suspended four policemen on Saturday and wrote to state home department, recommending action against two assistant commissioners for alleged involvement in a multi-crore land scam at Dahisar.
A day after Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar termed the state governments move to hand over the probe of the Elgar Parishad case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as improper, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday asserted that there was no rift whatsoever within the tri-party Maha Vikas Agadhi (MVA) government.
State home minister Anil Deshmukh on Saturday said the government had sought legal opinion from the advocate-general if a Special Investigation Team could still be formed to look into the Pune police action in the Elgar Parishad case despite its further probe being transferred to the National Investigation Agency.
A tiger made yet another kill, this time in the buffer zone of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) on Friday evening. Victim Balaji Wagmare was heading for overnight vigil in the farm in the fringe of forest when the tiger attacked and killed him.
Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar has directed Pune Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (PMRDA) to explore the possibility of a two-tier flyovers comprising a vehicular thoroughfare and a Metro viaduct at three key junctions in the city.
Two employees of a reputed residential school in Panchgani area of Satara district in western Maharashtra have been arrested for alleged physical and sexual abuse of 11 tribal students, police said on Saturday. The students are in the 10-13 age group and had run away from school recently before they were spotted by villagers who brought them to the police, an official said.
Thousands of people, including a large number of women, on Saturday, gave a call against the CAA-NRC-NPR regime at Mumbai's Azad Maidan amid recitation of Faiz Ahmad Faiz's popular poem 'Hum Dekhenge' and slogans against PM Modi and Amit Shah. People travelled to the maha-morcha protest from Navi Mumbai, Thane as well as from other parts of the state.
Critiquing the Uddhav Thackeray-led regime's decision to introduce a five-day week for government staff, Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna has questioned why there should not be a 'uniform leave code' for all sections of society rather than one whose benefits were restricted to state employees.
Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said the first phase of Mumbai-Delhi Expressway between Delhi-Jaipur will be completed by Diwali. The expressway will reduce travel time between Mumbai and Delhi to 12 hours.
The city cyber police have registered seven cases of child pornography and arrested one person this week.The state cyber police has received 1,680 complaints in the last six months, including 619 complaints from Mumbai.
The Bombay high court's senior-most judge resigned on Friday, making it only the second such resignation from any HC in the country in two decades. Justice Satyaranjan C Dharmadhikari , whose resignation is effective from Saturday,
The Shiv Sena on Friday stalled a proposal in the BMC to cut and transplant 310 trees for the Metro Line 2 A between Dahisar and DN Nagar. Though BJP members supported the move, the Senaled panel decided not to discuss the proposal and, instead, pushed it for the next meeting.
Temperatures in the city continued to stay on the higher side for another day on Friday, with the maximum recorded by India Meteorological Department (IMD) Santacruz observatory soaring above 35 degrees. Weathermen have forecast that day temperatures will be around 36 degrees on Saturday, due to clear skies.
Two of the organisers of Mumbai Bagh protests, Firoz Mithiborewala and Rubaid Bhojani, who were served notices under CRPC sections 107 and 111 (instigating the crowd) were on Friday called by assistant commissioner of police (Tardeo division), Vinay Gadgil, in his capacity as executive magistrate of Tardeo Vibhag.
Mumbais first roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro) ship, which will carry passengers along with their bikes, cars and even buses between Ferry Wharf (Bhaucha Dhakka) and Mandwa (Alibaug), arrived from Greece on Friday to a rousing welcome from the shipping fraternity.