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Lock Upp winner Munawar Faruqui gets hero's welcome in Dongri, is mobbed by fans as he takes victory lap. Watch

May 09, 2022 8:07 am

Lock Upp winner Munawar Faruqui made his first public appearance after winning the show. He was greeted by large crowds in Mumbai's Dongri.

In Dongri, cop held for demanding, taking Rs 18k bribe

January 29, 2022 12:03 am

ACB officials said the assistant police inspector, identified as Sanjeev Nimbalkar, demanded money for not taking legal action against the complainant's cousin against whom he claimed he had evidence of being part of a matka (gambling) racket.

Dongri building collapse: 50 days later, survivor awaits hand surgery, says no home to return to

September 06, 2019 2:49 pm

For 18 hours, Alema (28) had remained trapped under a collapsed staircase of the Kesarbai Mansion building, which collapsed on July 16.

Kesarbai Mansion collapse: Builder, contractor among three booked

July 24, 2019 3:14 am

“There was illegal construction in the building. As soon as we received written confirmation from the respective authorities, we registered a case,” said a police officer.

Dongri building collapse: First to be pulled out, body of 34-year-old Javed Ismail identified by kin after 3 days

July 20, 2019 2:08 am

On July 16, a portion of the residential building in Dongri collapsed killing 13. The body of 34-year-old Javed Ismail was among the first to be taken out of the rubble, but his family was unable to locate him.

Dongri building collapse: BMC suspends official for negligence

July 19, 2019 11:47 am

After the collapse, corporators raised questions about inaction against illegal construction in B ward, which is considered a hub of such activities.

Dongri building collapse: Condition of last victim to be rescued takes turn for the worse, others stable

July 19, 2019 11:41 am

The Idrisy family had been living in the Kesarbai Mansion on rent for the past two months. The family had been planning to return to their village near Lucknow by the weekend.

An old law and a killer knot: Why Mumbai's old buildings keep collapsing

July 16, 2019 8:41 pm

With time and rising costs all around, the low rents often failed to pay even for the basic upkeep of the building. A situation emerged in which some owners lost interest entirely, and allowed the building to simply crumble.

In this Dongri bylane, a Siddi family is trying to take African legacy forward

March 07, 2016 3:12 am

A cramped, meandering bylane in Dongri leads us to a shrine, where he lives with his family.

Mumbai’s Children

March 24, 2013 5:30 am

Twenty-five years ago,Salaam Bombay! brought to screen the lives of Mumbai’s street urchins. Dipti Nagpaul-DSouza and Prashant Nadkar walk those streets to see if the lives of the children have changed


Death toll in Mumbai building collapse rises to 13, many still feared trapped

July 17, 2019 10:32 am

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s disaster management cell said the number of people feared trapped could be anywhere between 40 to 50.