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Dont mess with misal

A recent spat on social media over misal pav led to netizens debating its culinary clout. A food writer, a restaurateur and a home chef discuss its origins and pick their favourites in Mumbai and beyond

8 Feb 2023 8:00 am
Mumbai: Impasse over air monitors continues

After inconclusive meet with SAFAR, pollution board, BMC says it will review situation again

8 Feb 2023 7:52 am
Mumbai: Bombay High Court seeks MahaRERAs help

The high court wants to know whether the body can identify, classify and rate developers; and if it could have a rating system

8 Feb 2023 7:49 am
How Aftab killed Shraddha, dismembered her, dumped her body parts

Charge sheet mentions chilling details of murder; says Aftab disposed of her documents and cards in Bhayandar creek

8 Feb 2023 7:46 am
Man is offered cash for merely liking YouTube videos, duped of Rs 8 lakh

The complainant was asked to join a Telegram group, and tasked with investing money to get his earnings

8 Feb 2023 7:42 am
Kopri rail overbridge widening: `No need for a minister to inaugurate bridge`

Uddhav Sena takes fight to CMs home ground, allege crucial lanes of Kopri flyover on Eastern Express Highway has been forcefully kept shut despite being ready just so that it can be inaugurated by Eknath Shinde on his birthday tomorrow

8 Feb 2023 7:38 am
Maharashtra: Upset Thorat quits post of legislative party leader

Cites state Cong chief Patoles highhandedness as reason; latter denies claim

8 Feb 2023 7:14 am
Mumbai: Bombay HC grants interim relief to 103-yr-old woman, her family

Court was hearing a writ petition filed by three booked for restricting the elderly womans daughter from entering their south Mumbai flat

8 Feb 2023 6:24 am
Aadityas challenge to CM for poll fight in Worli childish: Shinde camp

Aaditya, who was a cabinet minister in the erstwhile Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, headed by his father Uddhav Thackeray, is the sitting MLA of the Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) from Worli

8 Feb 2023 6:21 am
School fee is not maintenance: Court in Domestic Violence case

Monthly payout cannot include fees if not mentioned in order, says magistrate court

8 Feb 2023 6:18 am
Mumbai: Hi-tech lab soon to track, thwart endemic diseases

BMC, state and central govts sign MoU to set up Metropolitan Surveillance Unit at Kasturba hospital; lab to surveil malaria, chikungunya, measles, etc.

8 Feb 2023 6:15 am
Maharashtra: BJP worker offers reward for cutting Jitendra Awhads tongue

Functionary from Jalna district announces Rs 10 lakh reward over Awhads objectionable comments against Shivaji Maharaj

8 Feb 2023 6:12 am
Gokhale Road bridge: BMC, WR work out differences over slow progress

Officials say agencies chalked out a plan to speed up work to deliver promise of reopening two lanes before monsoon

8 Feb 2023 6:09 am
Mumbai: BEST staff forced to relieve themselves in the open

BEST staff and public inconvenienced due to lack of toilets near Bandra terminus

8 Feb 2023 6:07 am
Mumbai: `Vande Metro can never replace Mumbai locals`

Unfortunately, there is no space in suburban and Metro ecosystem for these shiny new toys; but they might be a fit for inter-city rides like Pune, Nashik and mainline EMUs

8 Feb 2023 6:03 am
Mumbai: Under-construction building in Prabhadevi sees two fires in three hours

Blaze restricted to seventh-level podium; firefighter hurt in second incident

8 Feb 2023 5:58 am
Thane Crime: Man booked for minor sons bike crash

Cops decide to enforce little-used clause in Motor Vehicles Act to set an example for public

8 Feb 2023 5:53 am
Need to rid all stations of hawker menace

It also shows us the importance of clearing large stretches around all stations in the city, so that the public have unhindered access to the station.

8 Feb 2023 5:46 am
Mumbai Diary: Wednesday Dossier

The city - sliced, diced and served with a dash of sauce

8 Feb 2023 5:42 am
The secrets of the C-grade trade

Whats it about Bollywoods own, late 90s Boogie Nights, that makes us think about movies differently

8 Feb 2023 5:40 am
Horoscope today, February 8: Check astrological predictions for all zodiac signs

Wondering what`s in store for you today? Well, we have you covered. Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Virgo, Cancer, Leo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces

8 Feb 2023 4:32 am
Money laundering case: Ex-minister Partha Chatterjee`s judicial custody extended

Chatterjee and the other accused were produced before PMLA court through the virtual mode from the correctional homes they are lodged in respectively. No bail prayer was made by Chatterjee or Mukherjee before the court

7 Feb 2023 8:50 pm
27-year-old man held from Chembur for making threat call to Mumbai airport

The suspect had made a call on a contact number of the Mumbai international airport on Monday night, the police said

7 Feb 2023 8:00 pm
Aftab Poonawala was dating women; brought one home, Delhi Police to court

Poonawala, 28, allegedly strangled Walkar on May 18 last year and sawed her body into several pieces which he kept in a fridge for almost three weeks at his residence in South Delhi`s Chhattarpur locality

7 Feb 2023 7:02 pm
Congress demands JPC investigation into Hindenburg report on Adani group

During a discussion on the president`s address in the Rajya Sabha, Congress leader Digvijay Singh said `Amrit Kaal` has benefitted only a bunch of people and 21 people hold assets equal to 70 crore people

7 Feb 2023 6:40 pm
On the run husband accused of abetting wifes suicide arrested in Guwahati

During interrogation Thapa revealed that husband-wife duo frequently engaged in fights while casting doubt on each others character

7 Feb 2023 6:26 pm
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi questions surge in Adani`s fortunes under Modi govt

Rahul`s charges in Lok Sabha drew a sharp response from the treasury benches, with Law Minister Kiren Rijiju asking him to not level wild allegations and furnish proof of his claims

7 Feb 2023 5:23 pm
RSS, Ajit Doval coerced Agniveer scheme on Army: Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

Retired officers said that if people are being given arms training and then asked to go back to society, it will lead to violence. They (retired officers) have in their mind that Agniveer scheme didn`t come from the Army and that NSA Ajit Doval coerced the scheme on Army

7 Feb 2023 5:03 pm
Delhi Police moves HC against discharge of Sharjeel Imam in 2019 case

Delhi`s Saket court on Saturday discharged Sharjeel Imam, Asif Iqbal Tanha, Safoora Zargar and eight other accused in the Jamia Millia Islamia University violence case registered in 2019

7 Feb 2023 4:41 pm
Turkey port fire rages after deadly quake; death toll rises to 3381

Television images Tuesday showed thick black smoke rising from burning containers at Iskenderun Port on the Mediterranean Sea, in the city of Iskenderun

7 Feb 2023 1:42 pm
Unfounded criminal charges stigmatize reputation: High Court

Loss of character or bruised reputation cannot be restored even by judicial reprieve, the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court has said while quashing an FIR lodged against a woman judicial officer by her sister-in-law

7 Feb 2023 12:43 pm
SC rejects plea of Rana Ayyub against summons in money laundering case

On January 31, the top court had reserved its verdict on a plea of Ayyub challenging the summons

7 Feb 2023 11:40 am
India`s G20 presidency: Rann of Kutch to host first Tourism Working Group meet

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel will attend the TWG meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday, his office said

7 Feb 2023 10:12 am
BJP parliamentary party meeting to be held today

The weekly meeting of the BJP in the Parliament takes place every Tuesday when the House is in function

7 Feb 2023 10:07 am
Memories of Mumbai terrorist attack still vivid: US

They`re still vivid here (and) in India,` State Department Spokesperson Ned Price told reporters at his daily news conference

7 Feb 2023 9:10 am
Death toll from earthquake in Turkey and Syria surpasses 3800

At least 2,379 people were killed and 14,483 others injured in Turkey after earthquakes jolted the southern part of the country on Monday, Anadolu Agency reported

7 Feb 2023 7:53 am
BMC is breaking things that arent broken and making life difficult for walkers

As the civic body breaks and rebuilds Mumbais functional road dividers, what has irked political representatives, experts and citizens alike is the replacement of crossable dividers with monstrous three-foot ones

7 Feb 2023 7:46 am
Anil Deshmukh gets nod to visit Nagpur, Delhi

Deshmukhs plea for visiting Nagpur and New Delhi was allowed by both the courts

7 Feb 2023 7:41 am
Mumbai Crime: Braving mob, stones, police speed away with serial chain snatcher

In carefully planned operation, 26 Mumbai police personnel disguised as doctors and patients in ambulances face angry mob in Ambivali, make it to level crossing in the nick of time

7 Feb 2023 7:38 am
Mumbai: Traffic cop rides pillion with injured 11-year-old to hospital

She was the most severely hurt when her family met with an accident at Mahim

7 Feb 2023 7:35 am
Mumbai: Crane hits bike, crushes 15-year-old girl to death

The police said the trio fell on the road and Kirti was crushed under the tyre of the crane

7 Feb 2023 7:33 am
Death cannot be outsourced

Uplifting words at moving launch of website for legal assistance to safai karamcharis

7 Feb 2023 7:31 am
Days after family buries estranged man, he calls home

He had walked out of the family home some months ago due to an issue; the family buried a person whom they had wrongly identified as him

7 Feb 2023 7:30 am
Mumbai: 1,500 adivasis stand up for rights in Bandra

Protesters from city, Thane and Palghar seek caste certificates and rights to plots they have been staying on

7 Feb 2023 7:28 am
Badlapur man follows woman to flat, barges in, molests her

Accused harassed her after her spouse served him a notice about dogs barking

7 Feb 2023 7:25 am
Mumbai: How will Adani fiasco affect the Dharavi project?

Experts divided over fate of the citys most ambitious redevelopment project, won by the battered group just a few weeks before its stock began to slide

7 Feb 2023 7:21 am
Mumbai: `Planning to shift dilapidated KEM wards to nearby hospital`

Taking note of a report by mid-day about shabby wards, MSHRC summons BMC boss, hospital dean; hearing on Feb 15

7 Feb 2023 7:17 am
I havent had a cold since 2019

Does it have something to do COVID-19? Maybe. During the pandemic, we learned lessonsabout ourselves, our bodies, as well as science, greed, politics, survival and lies

7 Feb 2023 7:09 am
Need efforts to put an end to child marriage

The point is that children are not mentally or physically ready for marriage

7 Feb 2023 7:08 am
Missing MBBS student case: Cops are trying to plant evidence, alleges father

While police claim blood was in a lifebuoy found in accuseds home, sceptical family wonders how the sample could have been preserved

7 Feb 2023 7:06 am