Mumbai News

'I didn't cry, I learnt to fight': Dadarao Bilhore, who aims to make Mumbai 'pothole-free'

A vegetable vendor, Dadarao Bilhore has been filling potholes ever since he lost his son to an accident caused by a pothole. Reiterating that filling potholes isn't impossible without government support, he shared in the YoursWisely video that out of 1.15 crore people, even if 1 lakh people help, all potholes can be filled.

Prof accused of sexual harassment: Mumbai's TISS yet to act on ICC recommendations of ‘removal of service’

The internal complaints committee (ICC) of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) probed a sexual harassment complaint against Prof Vijayakumar P and recommended that he “should be removed from service at the institute within a month as per the service rules laid out in TISS bylaws”,


Bombay HC asks SEC not to declare civic polls for 4 wards till June 12

The petitioners are seeking directions to quash and set aside the SEC notification that calls for bypolls on the four seats. The SEC had earlier issued a notification calling for bypolls on the seats.

Property tax: No payment through BMC’s portal & CFCs, residents in the lurch

Property tax is BMC’s biggest source of income after octroi was abolished and GST was implemented. In 2018-19 civic body has collected about Rs 5,000 crore from property tax.

Mumbai: Cost of Sewri-Worli connector project doubled due to delay

In recent months, the MMRDA has pegged the estimated cost of the connector at Rs 1,200 crore. A senior officer from MMRDA cited the GST and increase in prices of materials as main reasons for the increase in cost.

Mumbai more than twice as dusty as in 2001, data finds

“Mumbai has long taken its coastal wind for granted. Soon, the wind will be unable to clean pollutants in the air,” said Yash Mar-wah, founder of Let India Breathe


Robots not clearing British-era drains efficiently: BMC

Officials of the Storm Water Drain (SWD) department said the robots, which have been in use for the past few months, are unable to clear silt, accumulated over the decades, with the speed expected of them.

Mumbai: 28-year-old ‘molests’ constable after she asks him to move bike, arrested

The accused, identified as Krishna Maeskar, molested the constable in a fit of rage after he was forced to move his bike, which he had allegedly parked in a no-parking area.

Mumbai: Two held for assault on cop

The two were arrested under relevant sections of obstructing a public servant from performing his duties, criminal intimidation and common intention.

Mumbai: Man arrested for ‘duping’ businessman of Rs 36 lakh

After conducting a preliminary investigation, Dahisar police registered a case under relevant sections of cheating, cheating by impersonation and common intention, after which they laid a trap and arrested Virendra on Monday.

Mumbai Photos

Rajinikanth, Nayanthara shoot for Darbar in Mumbai

Rajinikanth and Nayanthara are busy shooting for AR Murugadoss film Darbar in Mumbai. The film marks the superstar's first collaboration with the director.

Superstar Rajinikanth starts Darbar shoot in Mumbai

Superstar Rajinikanth along with director AR Murugadoss participated in a pooja marking the beginning of the shoot of their upcoming film Darbar. The shoot will begin from today in Mumbai.


Mumbai CST bridge collapse claims several lives, at least 30 injured

Police officials said the incident happened around 7.30 pm when a large portion of the bridge fell on Dr DN Road affecting north-bound traffic on JJ flyover during peak hour.

From 1903 Humber to 1936 Cord: A sneak peek into Mumbai's vintage auto show

The two-day exhibition had over 400 vehicles on display which included 100 superbikes and supercars. The vintage cars section of the auto show was divided into six categories

Mumbai's 'Blue Synagogue' restored, but it's not blue anymore

The synagogue was built in 1884 by Jacob Sassoon who was the grandson of former leader of the Jewish community in Mumbai, David Sassoon. The synagogue was named after Jacob's father Eliyahoo Sassoon.

The other side of Mumbai's dance bars

As many as 700 dance bars across Mumbai and Maharashtra were shut down following the 2005 ban. The ban also pushed nearly 70,000 bar girls out of jobs, reportedly forcing many into prostitution


In parched Maharashtra, farmers and tribals hit the streets again

Over 7,000 farmers and tribals from across Maharashtra were marching towards Azad Maidan in Mumbai in protest of various agrarian issues in the state

Elphinstone stampede: Mumbai pays tribute to victims on first anniversary

Commuters and politicians Saturday paid tribute on the first anniversary of the stampede at Prabhadevi railway station here which killed 23 commuters

Mumbai film studios: A look back at their glorious past

The era of studios dawned in the early 20th century, after Dadasaheb Phalke made India’s first film, Raja Harishchandra, in 1913.

Ganesh festival 2018: Photos of Mumbai's tallest idol and more

Ganesh festival 2018: Ganesh Gulli idol, the tallest idol in Mumbai, and Lalbaugcha Raja idol were unveiled for a photoshoot ahead of the Ganapati Festival.

Mumbai Videos

26/11: Stories of Strength full event video

Watch the third edition of 26/11 Stories of Strength memorial event at the Gateway of India, Mumbai.

Mumbai fire doused

Fire in building behind Mumbai’s Kamala Mills compound was doused on Saturday morning. No casualties reported.


After 6 years in Pakistan jail, Mumbai resident Hamid Ansari returns home

It’s been six years since Hamid Nehal Ansari crossed the border into Pakistan and was arrested. On Thursday, he returned to his home in Mumbai days after being released from a Pakistan jail.

On Day 2, protesting farmers march towards Mumbai’s Azad Maidan

Thousands of farmers and tribals began a march from different parts of Maharashtra to culminate at Azad Maidan and ask for some of their long-pending demands to be met.

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

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.

Salted Caramel Popcorn Cupcake by Pooja Dhingra

Celebrity chef, owner of Mumbai's Le 15 Pâtisserie and Macaron Queen of India, Pooja Dhingra talks her passion for baking and shares a recipe for her favourite salted caramel popcorn cupcake.


Bharat bandh: Protest turns violent in some states, politicians blame each other

Led by the Congress party, a united Opposition called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday over rising fuel prices and falling value of the rupee. The protest turned violent in some states, causing damage to public property. While Congress President Rahul Ga

Blue bottle jellyfish spotted in Mumbai.

Venomous blue bottle jellyfish spotted along the Mumbai coastline.

Mumbai in Timelapse

A timelapse journey through Mumbai.

Hear the Mumbai monsoon

The rain makes us dance to its rhythm. It has a special place. Hear the different sounds of the Mumbai monsoon and experience it.