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Mumbai confidential: Blocked

May 09, 2022 1:43 am

Sources in the bureaucracy said that a few at the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) were upset with Rajeev’s name being mentioned twice by dignitaries during a Metro inauguration event a few weeks back.

Dharavi records new Covid case after 48 days

May 05, 2022 10:15 am

By April 13, the number of active cases in Dharavi had dropped to zero. This is the first new Covid case in the area after 48 days. The slum is spread across 2.4 sq km and has a population of more than 8.5 lakh.

A Letter From Mumbai: Now open in Dharavi, the largest public toilet in the country

February 20, 2022 11:58 am

For women in the Mumbai slum, besides the clean facilities and night-time service, the biggest plus: security.

Maharashtra Nature Park – only green space available in the congested slum settlement

February 20, 2022 7:04 am

Inside the park, the type and the name of a tree are mentioned in a non-intrusive and complementing nature on a stone placed near it and not on metal boards.

Mumbai: Tempo driver shot five times by unknown men in Dharavi, dies

February 14, 2022 1:12 am

Khan was rushed to Sion Hospital where he died during treatment on Sunday morning. He is survived by his wife, two children and father

Mumbai: Held for orchestrating riots over offline exams, man sent to judicial custody

February 06, 2022 1:58 am

Fhatak was arrested for orchestrating riots outside the Dharavi residence of education minister Varsha Gaikwad following which his lawyer Mahesh Mule moved the magistrate court for bail, the hearing for which will take place on Monday.

Dharavi records zero new Covid-19 cases first time after latest wave began

January 28, 2022 8:27 pm

Dharavi's coronavirus caseload is 8,581, of whom 8,121 have recovered.

Forest dept to take over mangroves in Dharavi area

January 17, 2022 7:41 am

🔴 Officials said that around 20-25 hectares of mangrove area in Dharavi, which currently falls with the planning authority MMRDA, will be taken control of by the forest department for better protection.

Dharavi sees highest daily tally, braces for more Covid blows

January 07, 2022 10:50 pm

🔴 Officials are wary about the fast-rising numbers, believed to be driven by the highly transmissible Omicron variant, in an area that, at 66,000 people per sq km, is twice as densely populated as Mumbai.

Omicron alert: Administration takes steps to check spread in Dharavi

December 13, 2021 6:46 am

On December 10, a 49-year old from Dharavi was found to be infected with Omicron. The patient had arrived from Tanzania and his RT-PCR result was positive, but he was asymptomatic.


How Mumbai, suburbs are fighting Covid-19

July 02, 2020 8:10 pm

The country’s worst-affected state, Maharashtra, on Wednesday recorded 5,537 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the total count to 1.8 lakh. With 198 deaths also recorded on the day, the toll crossed 8,000 as the state clocked 100 days of lockdown.


Gandhi pays tribute to veteran actor Sunil Dutt

January 16, 2016 9:09 am

Mumbai, Jan 16 (ANI): : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to former Congress leader and veteran actor Sunil Dutt in Mumbai on Saturday. Rahul Gandhi, who started his 'Padyatra' from Bandra Bandstand to Dharavi, also addressed students of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS).