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Bandra gathering: Journalist arrested for report on special trains amid lockdown

April 15, 2020 9:01 pm

Upset over the extension of the national lockdown till May 3, nearly 2,000 migrant workers gathered outside the suburban Bandra West station in Mumbai Tuesday demanding the right to return home, and access to food and rations.

Permission to bury bodies of COVID-19 victims at Bandra (West) kabaristan will lead to community spread: Residents tell HC

April 14, 2020 9:12 pm

The plea alleged that BMC’s decision to use the kabaristan to bury bodies of COVID-19 patients had led local residents to protest, as the burial ground shares a wall with an residential area near G7 multiplex on Lane Varde Marg off Turner Road.

MVA allies, BJP lock horns as Bandra fort beautification proposal rejected

February 15, 2020 1:44 pm

On Friday, Standing Committee member and local Congress corporator Asif Zakaria said several permissions pertaining to the project were pending and that there was no concrete plan on how the encroachment around the fort would be removed.

Colaba-Bandra-Seepz line: A 170-m Metro tunnel that will go right under Mithi river

May 13, 2019 9:30 am

As work continues on India’s first completely underground Metro Rail line, the section between the Dharavi and Bandra Kurla Complex stations will also witness India’s second under-river tunnelling for a mass transit project, after similar subway tunnel construction beneath the Hooghly in Kolkata.

Mumbai: Humpback dolphins spotted near Bandra-Worli Sea Link

January 21, 2019 4:44 am

Last year, a Humpback dolphin was spotted between the Versova and Madh Jetty on Mumbai’s west coast. Earlier this month, a pod of Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins was spotted by fishermen near Sassoon Docks.

Popular as Bandra Bandstand, famous stretch’s official name is Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Road

August 09, 2018 2:27 am

“It was Jeejeebhoy who then at his own expense constructed what we today call the Bandra Bandstand. The road’s official name is Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Road to this date,” said Arvind Ganacharya, a former history professor at Mumbai University.

Family of 4 commit suicide in Mumbai over financial woes

June 23, 2018 6:25 pm

The family lived in Building no.2 in the Government Colony in Bandra (east) and a suicide note recovered from the house mentioned that they were taking this ste

Bandra fire: parents of dead toddler among those booked

January 24, 2018 5:01 am

The Mumbai Fire Brigade had on Monday lodged an FIR against the housing society of Shoeb Manzil building under Sections 304A (causing death by negligence), 337 (causing hurt by act engendering life or personal safety of others) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code.

Mumbai: Two get life term for Bandra woman’s murder

January 23, 2018 6:26 am

The defence advocates said the offence did not fall under the rarest of rare category and therefore they should not be given the capital punishment.

18-month-old killed, 4-year-old sister injured in fire at Bandra

January 23, 2018 4:34 am

The baby and the the four-year-old were rushed to the Holy Family Hospital in Bandra (west). While the toddler identified as Didi Shankarbahadur Dhanu was declared dead on arrival at the hospital, her four year-old-sister Uma Shankarbahadur Dhanu is critical.


Over 60 houses gutted as massive fire breaks out in Bandra slum in Mumbai

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

A massive fire broke out in a slum opposite the Bandra Fire Station in Mumbai, gutting at least 60 houses on Tuesday. No casualties were reported, but two women and two children were admitted to a hospital after they fainted due to shock.