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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation grants TDR for Birla House in South Mumbai
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation grants TDR for Birla House in South Mumbai

The decision comes less than two months after Yash Birla’s properties, including Birla House, were attached by the Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police after investigations revealed that over Rs 300 crore raised from investors.

Nagpur: 3-member team to probe missing tiger case
Nagpur: 3-member team to probe missing tiger case

The other two members of the team are Wildlife Institute of India (WII) scientist Qamar Qureshi and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) Joint Director Kamal Datta.

Khairlanji dalit family massacre: Waiting for justice, Bhaiyyalal Bhotmange dies of heart attack
Khairlanji dalit family massacre: Waiting for justice, Bhaiyyalal Bhotmange dies of heart attack

Bhaiyyalal was working as a security guard at a government hostel, a job he was given as part of the rehabilitation benefit after his wife Surekha (45) and children Sudhir (21), Roshan (19) and Priyanka (17) were killed.

Nagpur civic polls: No Cong-NCP alliance
Nagpur civic polls: No Cong-NCP alliance

We called BMC contractors, not Sena, ‘mafia raj’, says BJP.

IFSC project will generate 12 to 15 lakh jobs: Report
IFSC project will generate 12 to 15 lakh jobs: Report

The state government has sought approvals for some policies from the Central Government.

Maharashtra: Sent back home by rural hospital, year-old baby dies in Nandurbar
Maharashtra: Sent back home by rural hospital, year-old baby dies in Nandurbar

Baby not admitted to hospital 500m from her home; doctor thought symptoms were moderate.

Mumbai: Major fire guts godowns, injures two firemen in Kurla
Mumbai: Major fire guts godowns, injures two firemen in Kurla

Fire officials said around 25-30 godowns were gutted in the fire.

State-of-the-art property mapping takes off in Mumbai
State-of-the-art property mapping takes off in Mumbai

The mapping will help the civic body in better assessment of properties, identification of unassessed properties and widen its tax net.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at hotel in Andheri
Mumbai: Fire breaks out at hotel in Andheri

The building is a seven-storeyed structure and many people were stranded on the upper floors.

Tata Trusts-World Council on City Data: Initiative to help build data capabilities of cities launched
Tata Trusts-World Council on City Data: Initiative to help build data capabilities of cities launched

Main aim is to help cities achieve WCCD ISO 37120 city data certification; data to help measure performance.

BMC elections: Pre-poll talks hit roadblock as Sena takes umbrage over BJP’s ‘mafia raj’ allegation
BMC elections: Pre-poll talks hit roadblock as Sena takes umbrage over BJP’s ‘mafia raj’ allegation

Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has reportedly taken exception to his party’s work in BMC being equated to “mafia raj” by BJP MP Kirit Somaiya.

Chikoo wine debuts at Palghar’s Chikoo festival
Chikoo wine debuts at Palghar’s Chikoo festival

Priced at Rs 255 a bottle, it aims to boost declining sales in traditional chikoo-growing belt of Dahanu-Gholvad.

Rati Agnihotri booked for power theft
Rati Agnihotri booked for power theft

The duo allegedly tampered with the electricity meter of their home, in Sterling Sea Face Apartment in Worli, police said.

Mumbai: BJP corporator booked for rape
Mumbai: BJP corporator booked for rape

The police said that the victim was known to the accused and the incident took place between 2012 and 2016.

Dabholkar, Pansare murders: Bombay HC raps CBI, SIT for ‘tardy’ probe, says ‘much time, energy wasted’
Dabholkar, Pansare murders: Bombay HC raps CBI, SIT for ‘tardy’ probe, says ‘much time, energy wasted’

Ashok Mundargi who appeared for the SIT which is probing the Pansare murder informed the court that it has made considerable progress in the case and that all efforts are on to wrap up the investigations.

Sena-BJP didn’t fulfill 90 per cent promises: Sanjay Nirupam
Sena-BJP didn’t fulfill 90 per cent promises: Sanjay Nirupam

Addressing a press conference, Sanjay Nirupam, president of the Mumbai Congress, said the saffron combine had fulfilled only 10 per cent of promises made in the manifesto. “

Bombay HC dismisses ex-corporator’s plea for cemetery, says he is trying to get political mileage from issue
Bombay HC dismisses ex-corporator’s plea for cemetery, says he is trying to get political mileage from issue

The court had directed that the BMC should retain the reserved land meant for this purpose.

BMC elections: Kamat withdraws from poll process, cites Nirupam’s ‘negative attitude’
BMC elections: Kamat withdraws from poll process, cites Nirupam’s ‘negative attitude’

On Friday, Kamat, now a party general secretary, sent a message to his supporters, stating he would not be part of the election process.

Sandeep Gadoli ‘Fake Encounter’: City cops wait for nod to prosecute Gurgaon cops
Sandeep Gadoli ‘Fake Encounter’: City cops wait for nod to prosecute Gurgaon cops

Application for sanction was sent to Haryana government last year.

BMC election: Shiv Sena says will remove property tax for houses up to 500 sq ft if voted to power
BMC election: Shiv Sena says will remove property tax for houses up to 500 sq ft if voted to power

Shiv Sena which has been ruling the BMC for the last 19 years, emphasised that its measures were for larger public welfare.

Navi Mumbai: Fortis hospital asked to vacate premises by NMMC
Navi Mumbai: Fortis hospital asked to vacate premises by NMMC

Fortis are evaluating all possible legal remedies available including challenging the said order of NMMC with appropriate authority.

Pre-poll talks: State Congress takes tough stand on NCP
Pre-poll talks: State Congress takes tough stand on NCP

Maharashtra leaders urge AICC leadership not to accept NCP’s pre-poll talk proposal without stringent conditions

BMC polls: BJP submits list of 114 seats for CM’s approval
BMC polls: BJP submits list of 114 seats for CM’s approval

The BJP has also started the process of shortlisting candidates for these seats. The underlying message was that BJP should not lose sight of its organisational expansion in the BMC polls irrespective of the final formula.

BMC polls: BJP, Sena misleading voters, says Tatkare
BMC polls: BJP, Sena misleading voters, says Tatkare

Addressing the media, Tatkare said the populist measures announced by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray ahead of the elections shows the party’s failure in running the civic body.

NIA court allows accused to contest UP elections: Major (retd) Ramesh Upadhyay seeks bail for a month to campaign
NIA court allows accused to contest UP elections: Major (retd) Ramesh Upadhyay seeks bail for a month to campaign

Upadhyay, who is currently lodged at the Taloja central jail, was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad in 2008 for his alleged role in the blast.

2008 Malegaon blast: No objection to court granting bail to Pragya, NIA tells Bombay HC
2008 Malegaon blast: No objection to court granting bail to Pragya, NIA tells Bombay HC

Additional Solicitor General Anil Singh, appearing for the NIA, told the court that the Supreme Court had raised considerable doubts about the applicability of Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) charges against the accused.

Bombay HC sets aside election of BJP MLA Deorao Holi from Gadchiroli
Bombay HC sets aside election of BJP MLA Deorao Holi from Gadchiroli

The DDHS order was the fallout of a case of alleged graft by Holi, who was arrested in 2008 for allegedly misappropriating funds worth over Rs 8 lakh. Holi was facing a probe in the matter.

Mumbai: Lessons for kids in safe use of electric gadgets
Mumbai: Lessons for kids in safe use of electric gadgets

Students of Ryan International School, Kandivli, participated in several activities through the week. On the first day, teachers made a presentation to the students on the correct uses of appliances.

Mumbai: 14 Central Railway services cancelled, many delayed after slum-dwellers protest on tracks
Mumbai: 14 Central Railway services cancelled, many delayed after slum-dwellers protest on tracks

The agitation was to protest the razing of their unauthorised hutments in a demolition drive by the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC).

Run-up to BMC elections: After campaign tagline hijacked, Sainiks respond #YesWeKnow
Run-up to BMC elections: After campaign tagline hijacked, Sainiks respond #YesWeKnow

Without party name, Sena activists post barbs against opponents with new hashtag.

Mumbai: For honey collectors, the going gets tough in the city
Mumbai: For honey collectors, the going gets tough in the city

“Even if there is one bee in it, they cringe. Everyone likes packaged goods available in shopping malls and big shops.”

Mumbai: 2 Mumbra men arrested for chain-snatching
Mumbai: 2 Mumbra men arrested for chain-snatching

Taking a serious view of the increasing incidents of chain snatching, in which same men were suspected, Palghar Superintendent of Police Sharda Raut formed a team of officers to nab them.

Mumbai: 46 per cent kids malnourished, 88 per cent pregnant women anaemic in Shivaji Nagar, shows study by NGO Apnalaya
Mumbai: 46 per cent kids malnourished, 88 per cent pregnant women anaemic in Shivaji Nagar, shows study by NGO Apnalaya

Area has no maternity home or hospital; for a population of 6 lakh, there is only one dispensary and 4 health posts.

Mumbai: Unlikely that firing took place at NCP workers’ clash, say Cops
Mumbai: Unlikely that firing took place at NCP workers’ clash, say Cops

The police said they had not recovered bullet shells at the spot, no CCTV footage of the firing had been found and the forensic report they had been waiting for had not given any indication about shooting.

Bombay HC order unlocks Cambata Building
Bombay HC order unlocks Cambata Building

Court raps Collector’s office, says claims of ‘high-handedness have some basis’.

Mumbai: Were scared about our jobs, say staff, as Eros, other shops open to business
Mumbai: Were scared about our jobs, say staff, as Eros, other shops open to business

On Wednesday, the Mumbai City Collector’s office sealed the building to repay dues amounting to over Rs 4 crore of around 2,700 ground-handling workers of Cambata Aviation.