A day after his letter to AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge saying it was impossible to work with MPCC president Nana Patole came to light, Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat quit as Congress legislature party (CLP) leader.
The Maharashtra government will soon issue a Government Resolution (GR) formally awarding the Dharavi redevelopment project to the Adani Group, deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, who holds the housing portfolio, told TOI on Tuesday.
Although Covid-19 cases are at an all-time low, hospitals continue to encounter cases of an uncommon but dangerous post-Covid condition known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). The state-run JJ Hospital has reported five cases, including one in a newborn, in two months.
As a Central Railway train crosses the short stretch between Sandhurst Road and Masjid stations on Tuesday, 29-year-old Dravita Singh, seated in the ladies compartment, does not cover her eyes for the first time in five years.
Commenting on attempts to erase the Mughals from history, Awhad had recently said that Shivaji Maharaj's greatness came to light because he faced adversaries like Aurangzeb and (Adilshahi general) Afzal Khan, and the removal of Mughal history would devalue the iconic Maratha king's achievements.
The accused called the airport on Monday night and issued the threat while identifying himself as Irfan Sheikh, a member of the banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen, said a Sahar police station official.
Flying objects - drones, paragliders, all types of balloons, kites, and remote control microlight aircraft flying activities - are not permitted for 24 hours during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the city on February 10.
The private car population running on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in Mumbai metropolitan region (MMR) has risen by 13% in the past one year and touched the four-lakh mark, latest transport department statistics on Monday showed. The total CNG vehicular population has now gone over nine lakh, it stated.
The rift in the Maharashtra Congress is out into the open, with Congress legislature party leader Balasaheb Thorat writing to AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge that it is not possible for him to work with state Congress chief Nana Patole in view of Patole's anger against him.
Right to reputation and dignity are integrated in Articles 21 (right to life) and Article 19(2), the Bombay high court said while quashing a criminal complaint of cruelty filed against a woman by her brother's estranged wife.
A 50-year-old homemaker ended up losing Rs 86 lakh after trusting the guidance of a friend made on social media and choosing to invest with him for five years. She even sold her jewellery worth lakhs to invest after the friend promised good returns.
In a video message, Paranjpe sarcastically said Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who heads the home department, and state Director General of Police Rajnish Seth must make such celebrations a rule so that personnel get uniforms for free and in time.
A Bangladeshi citizen was apprehended by police in Maharashtra's Thane district for illegally staying in the country. A police officer said that the suspect (42) was working as a tailor in various establishments in Bhiwandi town for the past decade and lacked proper documentation.
Doctors have observed a dramatic rise in patients with chronic and persistent coughs after full recovery from a viral illness over the last two months. These patients often do not respond to common cough medication and require inhaled steroids. Children are worse hit than adults.
None of the seven accused arrested in last year's cash-for-cabinet-berth case wields any clout to manage a cabinet post, and their sole intention was to cheat the politicians they contacted, states the city crime branch's chargesheet.
Bombay high court directed a man to post-divorce pay his wife maintenance under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence (DV) Act, observing that once such violence is committed, a subsequent divorce will not absolve the husband from his monetary liability.
Twenty-five years after a buyer was cheated of Rs 4.5 lakh that he had paid for a 500 sq ft Jogeshwari flat he never got possession of, a magistrate's court has convicted and sentenced 2 builders to 2 years' RI. It also awarded Rs 5 lakh as compensation to the victim.
Thirteen years after a Santacruz businessmans pet Rottweiler bit his 72-year-old relative thrice, leaving him with bleeding injuries on the arm and leg, a magistrates court, in a rare case on Saturday, convicted and sentenced the businessman to three months imprisonment. The incident took place when the businessman and his relative were out on the street, arguing over a long-pending property dispute.
A 38-year-old man from Maharashtra's Dhule district was arrested for allegedly repeatedly raping and threatening a woman, police said on Sunday. The accused, who is the chairman of an NGO, was arrested from Dhule on Thursday, senior inspector of Kongaon police station said.
Suspecting of stealing his wife's purse on an outstation train, a man abducted two co-passengers and kept them in his house for two days in Bhiwandi, and demanded a ransom of Rs50,000 from their relatives.
nion finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her first visit to the city after the Union Budget said that Mumbaikars deserve a better life. She was speaking in context of the worsening air quality in the city, which on days was worse than Delhi's.
Former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli has once again got into trouble as his wife has filed a complaint against him for allegedly abusing and assaulting her reportedly under the influence of alcohol in Bandra (West) flat on Friday.
Unveiling Mumbai's budget for 2023-24, the BMC has again put the emphasis on big-ticket infrastructure projects such as the Coastal Road (with a Versova-Dahisar extension) and the Goregaon-Mulund Link Road apart from proposing novel features, such as installing air purifiers at busy intersections to combat pollution, as well as providing concrete footpaths for ease of movement.
Banned gutkha worth Rs 25 lakh was seized from Dongri in south Mumbai and nine persons were arrested by the Anti Extortion Cell, an official said on Saturday. This was a follow-up action to the raid conducted by the Social Service Branch of the police last week, he said.
Police detained at least 53 people during a party at a farmhouse in Maharashtra's Lonavala. The police had received information about loud music being played at a party in the farmhouse on Friday night, following which they raided the premises, an official said.
The steps have been announced under the 'Clean Air Mumbai' initiative amid rising concerns over deteriorating air quality in the city. The budget said that the four major contributing factors to Mumbais deteriorating air quality were identified as: Road and construction dust, traffic congestion, Industries and Power sector and waste burning.
The Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) has asked the government to pay Rs 2 lakh compensation to an alleged gangrape victim because the police failed to register her complaint and initiate appropriate action.
Sentencing a 53-year-old man to 17 years' rigorous imprisonment (RI) for tying up, beating up and raping his 13-year-old daughter, a special POCSO court earlier this week said that the offence was more serious as the accused was the custodian and guardian of the minor victim but ended up committing such a heinous offence against her.
The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), which is executing the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, has received an allocation of Rs 19,592 crore for the next fiscal, with a focus to expedite work on the Maharashtra leg of the project that had come to a standstill during the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government.
While the power firm claims it has proposed only upto 15% hike, the power activists and experts allege that the actual hike could be 37% -- which will be the highest ever and a huge burden for consumers.
Two men on a bike stabbed to death a 19-year-old student of Swami Vivekanand College near Sindhi society in Chembur on Thursday evening. The incident has been caught on a CCTV camera in the area. Police claim to have identified one of the accused, suspected to be a college student, from the footage. Chunabhatti police said prima facie the murder seems to be the fallout of a love affair.
Follow-ups by MahaRERA have resulted in district collectorates recovering Rs 101 crore of homebuyers' money from 118 recovery warrants issued by MahaRERA. Of this, about Rs 67 crore was from Mumbai city and suburban districts while Rs 33 crorewasrecovered from Pune district.