Neeraj Tiwari

Articles By Neeraj Tiwari

Maharashtra: Rebel headache for BJP, Sena in Kalyan seats

Denied a ticket, BJP’s Narendra Pawar, the sitting MLA in Kalyan West, is contesting as an Independent against the alliance’s official candidate Vishwanath Bhoir of the Sena.

Aarey: 2,134 trees cut since Friday night

MMRCL deployed a team of 70 men for clearing the area demarcated for the car shed of 2,646 trees. The MMRCL will fell 2,185 trees and transplant 461 others for the project.

Grumble in BJP-Sena camp as several ticket hopefuls left out of first list of candidates

A huge protest broke out at Ausa in Latur district over allotment of the BJP ticket to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ personal assistant Abhimanyu Pawar. The strongest opposition to Pawar’s nomination came from state Labour Minister Sambhaji Patil Nilangekar’s brother Arvind Patil, who was seeking the ticket.

Mumbai: CSMT-Bandra local train coach derails; 12 trains cancelled for over two hours

A senior administrative grade (SAG) level inquiry will be conducted into the incident, ordered by the General Manager of the Western Railway (WR).

715 employees from Parel workshop to be absorbed in Matunga unit: CR

Sutar also said that not a single employee working in Parel will be transferred outside the city. “When the Parel workshop shuts down, existing employees will be accommodated in the Matunga workshop,” he added.

Mumbai: Workshop to be shut, Central Railway transfers 715 employees

More than 4,000 employees are currently working at the workshop, where maintenance of locomotives, 140-tonne cranes used at various railway sites, narrow gauge trains running, and local EMU trains, is carried out.

Mumbai: Passenger slips off train, rescued by alert pilot

On Monday, motorman K B Choudhary, who was piloting a Thane-bound slow local train, spotted a man lying on the tracks and applied brakes, alerting guard Mahesh Kotian.

Power disruption: Monorail rake stuck between stations, 38 passengers stranded for 45 minutes

The power disruption occurred at 10.15 am between the Mysore Colony and Bharat Petroleum stations.

Mumbai: Metro shifts its ticket counter, office; Andheri station to get FOB

On September 13, at a function at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), MP Manoj Kotak had raised the issue of overcrowding at Andheri and Ghatkopar stations.

Mumbai: 35,000 BEST employees unsure if they will get Diwali bonus this time

With the announcement of dates of the Assembly elections in the state next month and the model code of conduct kicking in, the BEST committee won’t be able to clear the bonus proposal before the festival.

Maharashtra govt allows housing to tap rural areas to build more affordable houses

The PMAY is a flagship scheme of the Narendra Modi government. After winning office in the state in 2014, the BJP government has announced the target of building 19 lakh homes before 2022.

Mumbai: Air-conditioned local trains on Central Railway by mid-November

In Budget 2012, the railway ministry had announced AC local trains for the suburban rail network.

Maharashtra: Cluster redevelopment for PMGP colonies

MHADA has 66 PMGP colonies, all old and dilapidated.

Mumbai: Five new AC minibuses join BEST fleet

The buses were part of the Rs 1200-crore financial revival package BEST received from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Construction at Metro-3 tunnel site stopped after death of worker

The worker who died has been identified as Harish Chand (39) of Uttar Pradesh.

Goyal quotes Einstein, says ‘one who never made a mistake, never tried anything new’

On September 12, while discussing the condition of the economy during a press conference, Goyal had said: “Maths never helped Einstein discover gravity.”

Mumbai: Cash crunch hits projects for tribals, slum-dwellers in SGNP

From 2018 to August this year, the MHADA has extended the bid for the redevelopment projects at least five times.

Mumbai: BEST launches app to let commuters track buses on mobile phones

The app, which will go live on Tuesday, will also allow commuters to also know the estimated time of arrival of the buses.

Mumbai: BEST admin nod for hike in worker salaries

The administration signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shiv Sena-backed union BEST Kamgar Sena and BMC. The MoU stated that employees are going get a pay hike from September and that a new wage agreement will be signed by November 20.

Mumbai rains: Road, rail traffic crippled

Thousands of suburban railway commuters suffered on account of the suspension of and disruption in services from Thane to CSMT on the Central Railway (CR) and Andheri to Churchgate on the Western Railway (WR). Nearly 40 long distance trains were cancelled.