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Tuesday, October 19, 2021



Delay in sea link project: MSRDC decides to impose penalty on contractor

September 13, 2021 8:10 am

MSRDC had issued a showcause notice to the contractor seeking an explanation for the delay in work.

Citizen-led initiative effect: BMC decides to undertake maintenance of Bandra Talao

July 14, 2021 10:08 pm

The civic body’s H-west ward, through the garden department, has appointed a caretaker for security and labourers for sweeping, cleaning, watering the plants and maintenance of the Talao premises.

Merely expressing extreme or harsh point of view doesn’t make it hate speech, says Bombay High Court

May 06, 2021 1:58 am

The bench noted that the police have failed to show that the tweet led to disturbance of law and order or public order or peace and tranquility.

Mumbai: Khar society residents complain of incessant honking by trains

August 03, 2020 12:18 pm

While rail officials said that honking is aimed at ensuring safety and not irritating the residents, the latter maintained they are finding it difficult to go about their business as usual due to the incessant interruptions even though very few trains are plying.

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.


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.