Deonar News

Four arrested for ‘stabbing 18-year-old who refused to lend them his phone’

An officer from Deonar police station said the incident took place on Saturday night around 10pm, when the victim and his friends were returning after playing cricket. 

Deonar fire: Three booked under MCOCA

They had egged on ragpickers to set fires and pick out metal pieces from the garbage. So far, 15 men have been held for allegedly causing the fire inside the dumpyard on January 28 and March 20. Confirming the


Deonar fire: Court refuses bail to 9, police to probe involvement of parties

The prosecution maintained that the accused had ignited the fire inside the dumpyard to separate copper wires from their plastic cover.

Deonar dumping ground fire: Ragpickers to be allowed again

In a meeting with the deputy commissioner of police Sangramsinh Nishandar and additional commissioner of police Manoj Lohia Thursday, the BMC discussed the collaborative implementation of measures.

Mumbai cyclist to ride 2,000 miles in search of stories to tell

SACHIN Chhachhia's last trip, which ended in February, lasted 45 days. He had travelled from his native village in Hisar, Haryana, to Mumbai.

Mumbai: Now, wet waste treatment mandatory for all buildings

The owners of all new buildings will have to provide separate coloured bins to collect dry waste.


Deonar dumping ground fire: BMC says ‘sabotage’, police suspect methane gas caused fire

The fire seems to have been caused due to methane gas,” B T Jadhav, senior inspector of Shivaji Nagar police station told The Sunday Express.

Deonar, Mulund dumping ground fires: ‘BMC slow in taking preventive steps’

Civic officials started dumping debris on garbage mounds last week, but no concrete plan yet on slope stabilisation and gas well construction.

Deonar ground to get retired fire engines

The fire department has received 16 new fire engines and will retire 16 existing vehicles that have been in use for 15 years.

Deonar fire:8 notices sent to BMC in last 2 years over waste disposal

MPCB officials said that the responses received from the BMC to the notices were on the steps they were taking to eventually control the waste being dumped at Deonar.