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Mumbai: Megacity in Maharashtra, India
Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. According to United Nations, as of 2018, Mumbai was the second most populous city in India after Delhi and the seventh most populous city in the world with a population of 19.98 million. As per Indian government population census of 2011, Mumbai was the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.5 million living under Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. Mumbai is the centre of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the sixth most populous metropolitan area in the world with a population of over 23.64 million. Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city. It is also the wealthiest city in India, and has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires among all cities in India. Mumbai is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, and the city's distinctive ensemble of Victorian and Art Deco buildings.


Mamata Banerjee blames Centre’s ‘vendetta politics’ for Tapas Paul’s death

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday blamed the Centre’s “vendetta politics” for the “untimely demise” of former Trinamool Congress MP and matinee idol Tapas Paul. Paul passed away at a..
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Supreme Court collegium recommends transfer of Bombay HC judge RV More to Meghalaya HC

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the transfer of Bombay high court Judge Justice RV More to Meghalaya HC.
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V Unbeatable: The India dance troupe that won America's Got Talent

The Mumbai-based dance group performed with Blink 182 to win a popular American dance reality TV show.
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Mamata blames Centre for Tapas Paul's death

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that "pressure" created by central agencies and "vendetta politics" led to the death of Trinamool Congress leader and actor Tapas Paul...
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'Mera baba desh chalata hai': Tweeple hail Ratan Tata's hard-hitting video on sanitation workers

Tata shared the video on his Instagram handle with the caption: "Mission Garima, for our brave sanitation workers #twobinslifewins. In Mumbai, a city of 23 million, only 50,000 individuals are employed..
DNA - Published

Round trip to Bangkok will now cost you just Rs 13,000

The cheapest return fare on flight from Mumbai departing to Bangkok this week was Rs 12,300 and from Delhi Rs 13,400. In comparison, a Mumbai-Bagdogra was Rs 13,500 and Delhi-Bagdogra Rs 11,000. Ditto..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP seizes upon ex-cop Maria’s book to attack Congress

BJP members alleged that the term was coined at the behest of former home minister P Chidambaram, whose bid in this direction had helped Pakistan-based terror outfits, which tried to disguise Kasab as..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bengali actor, former TMC MP Tapas Pal dies of cardiac arrest at 61

Pal was in Mumbai to visit his daughter where he complained of chest pain.
DNA - Published

‘Despite my achievements, things didn’t feel complete... until today’

Moments after the Supreme Court announced permanent commission and command posting for women in the Army on Monday, Lt Col Seema Singh’s phone rang. Her husband, who retired as a colonel from..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Kasab would be innocent if he ran into library': BJP's Kapil Mishra likens Jamia violence to 26/11 attack

In another controversial remark, BJP leader Kapil Mishra has equated the December 15 violence in Jamia Milia Islamia to the 26/11 terrorist attack in Mumbai saying that Kasab would have been called..
DNA - Published

Coronavirus: 56 of 60 people quarantined in Maharashtra so far test negative

A person who had alighted from a Filipino cruise vessel in Mumbai and was isolated after he complained of cough and fever has also tested negative for the virus, the official said, adding that the ship..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mumbai woman jumps off autorickshaw after driver heads to secluded area, behaves obscenely

The woman sustained head injuries after jumping off the running vehicle while the autorickshaw driver was arrested from Mulund.
DNA - Published

No pre-arrest bail from Bombay high court to Gautam Navlakha, Teltumbde in Elgar case

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Four days after he got bail, Kafeel Khan held under NSA

The UP police late on Thursday night slapped NSA on Gorakhpur paediatrician Kafeel Khan, hours before he was expected to walk free from jail, four days after he was granted bail by an Aligarh court...
IndiaTimes - Published

Peaceful CAA opposers not 'traitors, anti-nationals': HC

People wanting to agitate in a peaceful way "cannot be called traitors, anti-nationals only because they want to oppose one law", the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court has said in an order on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pune court transfers Elgar Parishad case to Mumbai's NIA court; Bombay HC rejects pre-arrest bail pleas of 2 activists

Navlakha, Teltumbde and several other activists have been booked by the Pune Police for their alleged Maoist links and several other charges following the violence at Koregaon Bhima village in Pune..
DNA - Published

Kafeel Khan, granted bail in anti-CAA speech case, slapped with NSA

Kafeel Khan was arrested by the UP STF on January 29 from Mumbai for allegedly making "instigating remarks" at AMU during an anti-CAA protest.
DNA - Published

Pune court transfers Elgar Parishad case to Mumbai''s NIA court

IndiaTimes - Published

Sensex drops 202 points; banks, Vodafone Idea bleed on AGR ruling

sensex drops 202 points; banks, vodafone idea bleed on agr ruling
MUMBAI: The domestic stock market gyrated in a 500-point range on Friday on heavy losses in bank stocks, as Sensex pared gains after Supreme Court asked telecom companies to deposit their AGR dues by..
WorldNews - Published

HC rejects pre-arrest bail pleas of Navlakha & Teltumbde

The Bombay high court on Friday refused to grant anticipatory bail to civil rights activists Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde in the Elgar Parishad- alleged Maoist links case.
IndiaTimes - Published

US asks Pakistan to hold Hafiz Saeed accountable for 2008 Mumbai attacks

US officials also added that Pakistan should proactively step up to take appropriate legal action against individuals who raise funds for terror.
DNA - Published

Massive fire breaks out at commercial building in Mumbai's Andheri

8 fire tenders are present at the spot and four fire fighting jets are in operation to control the fire.
DNA - Published

Pakistan jails Islamist accused of Mumbai attacks for terrorism financing

Pakistani Islamist Hafiz Saeed, accused by India and the United States of masterminding 2008 attacks in Mumbai, was jailed for 11 years on Wednesday on terrorism financing charges, a Pakistani..
Reuters - Published

Sensex rallies over 350 points ahead of IIP, inflation data releases

sensex rallies over 350 points ahead of iip, inflation data releases
MUMBAI: Market benchmark sensex rallied over 350 points in opening session on Wednesday driven by gains in HDFC twins, RIL, ICICI Bank and HUL ahead of the release of inflation and factory output data...
WorldNews - Published

1993 serial blasts accused nabbed by Gujarat ATS in drug case

A prime accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, who is a close associate of the terror attack's key conspirator Tiger Memon, was arrested from the airport in Maharashtra's capital by the Gujarat ATS..
IndiaTimes - Published

Dawood's close aide, Tariq Parveen arrested in Mumbai

Mumbai Crime Branch arrested Tariq Parveen, a close aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim from Dongri area here on Sunday. "Tariq Parveen, a close aide of Dawood Ibrahim, arrested from Dongri today, in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Storm Sabine: Lufthansa cancels Monday flights to Munich from Delhi, Mumbai

IndiaTimes - Published

Regional Indian party organizes rally to support new citizenship law

A regional party held a rally in India's financial capital Mumbai on Sunday to support a citizenship law introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year that has triggered nationwide protests.
Reuters - Published

Uber driver felicitated by Mumbai BJP chief for informing on passenger discussing anti-CAA protests

Lodha felicitated the driver with an "alert citizen award", the Mumbai BJP chief informed in a tweet.
DNA - Published

SC stays Bombay HC order directing sale of HDIL assets to repay dues of PMC bank

The top court also issued notice on RBI's plea to parties, including Sarosh Damania, who had approached the Bombay high court for ensuring payment of dues to PMC Bank account holders. Earlier, the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Air India 'mistakenly' cancels ticket of comedian Kunal Kamra's namesake

Air India officials said a man named Kunal Kamra had booked a ticket for a Jaipur-Mumbai flight but his ticket was cancelled by mistake.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

SC orders adverse remarks by Bombay HC on conduct of ex-Mumbai collector to be expunged

IndiaTimes - Published

'Bangladeshis, leave India or...': MNS posters threatening infiltrators appear in Mumbai

The posters read, "Bangladeshis leave the country otherwise you will be driven out in MNS style".
DNA - Published

Kunal Kamra sends legal notice to IndiGo demanding apology, revocation of 6 month ban

Days after IndiGo banned Kunal Kamra for a six-month period for allegedly heckling journalist Arnab Goswami on a flight, the comedian has sent a legal notice to the airline demanding an unconditional..
IndiaTimes - Published

India: Eleven years after Mumbai attacks, scars still visible

More than a decade after ten terrorists from Pakistan brought India’s financial capital Mumbai to a halt for nearly sixty hours, our team revisited the metropolis. They found that the scars of those..
France 24 - Published

Dreaded dons caged, Mumbai cops to relax celebs’ security

IndiaTimes - Published

NIA seeks transfer of Elgar case to special Mumbai court

IndiaTimes - Published

UP STF arrests Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan from Mumbai for 'inflammatory speech' at AMU

The UP Police had filed an FIR at Aligarh's Civil Line police station against Khan under Section 153-A of the IPC for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.
DNA - Published

AMU speech: UP cops arrest Kafeel in Mumbai

IndiaTimes - Published

Bengaluru has world’s worst traffic congestion, Mumbai at number 4

According to a report released by a major global location technology specialist, drivers in Bengaluru spent an average of 71% extra time on the road due to congestion in 2019, while in Mumbai, drivers..
IndiaTimes - Published

Poetry and rap highlight the rift over India's citizenship law

On a recent balmy evening at a Mumbai sports ground, writer Varun Grover, a pink flower tucked behind his ear, read his new poem to thousands of people protesting against a citizenship law.
Reuters - Published

Congress leader Milind Deora: Rahul Gadnhi's poll promise of 500 sq ft houses being not honoured

Congress leader Milind Deora has written to party chief Sonia Gandhi expressing concern over Rahul Gandhi's 2019 poll promise of allotting 500 sq ft homes to slum-dwellers in Mumbai being not..
IndiaTimes - Published

Special Air India plane ready to get out Indians trapped in Wuhan

Air India is preparing to operate a special flight on its Boeing 747 from Mumbai to Wuhan to fly out Indians from there. While the flight was scheduled to depart at 5pm on Monday, the airline was..
IndiaTimes - Published

Police raids going on in Mumbai, Patna and Delhi to arrest JNU student Sharjeel Imam

IndiaTimes - Published

Novel coronavirus scare in Mumbai, Jaipur, Patna, Hyderabad; no cofirmed case reported in India

The death toll from the outbreak of novel coronavirus in China rose to 81 on Monday, while the number of confirmed cases has risen to 2,744.
DNA - Published

India must do more to ease its growth-crimping credit crisis

india must do more to ease its growth-crimping credit crisis
India urgently needs to find solutions to address the credit crunch in the country that is hurting businesses and crimping growth in Asia's third-largest economy, according to analysts. “The crisis..
WorldNews - Published

Ahead of R-Day, Customs seizes 22 Chinese drones

Ahead of Republic Day, Customs department searched three places in Mumbai, Jaipur and Chennai in the last few days, and seized 22 drones, imported from China, which were being sold illegally in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistani, Bangladeshi Muslims should be 'thrown out' from country: Shiv Sena

The party made the statement in the wake of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's remarks that his party will take out a huge rally on February 9 in Mumbai to drive "illegal..
IndiaTimes - Published

Coronavirus: 7 who travelled to China under observation

Seven persons from Maharashtra who recently travelled to China and Hong Kong have been placed under observation amid the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak that has so far claimed 26 lives and infected..
IndiaTimes - Published

Coronavirus: China ‘shuts 10 cities; 12 quarantined in India

China locked down 10 cities and closed a part of the Great Wall to control the outbreak of coronavirus (nCoV) that has killed 26 people and affected 1,100 people across the globe. Twelve people who..
IndiaTimes - Published

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