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Bombay High Court bars entry to Ambedkar Bhavan

The Bombay high court on Friday restrained people from entering the premises of the recently-demolished Ambedkar Bhavan and also asked the public to not make any attempt to restore or rebuild the stru

Heavy rains leave familiar sinking feeling

Motorists brave the rains that lashed Mumbai on Friday. (Photo: Debasish Dey)

After both the island city and the suburbs of Mumbai received torrential rainfall on Thursday night and Friday, the city experienced severe water logging at 28 spots across Mumbai.

Tree collapse kills man, injures his wife

The tree that fell on Parag Pawaskar’s car. (Photo: Shripad Naik)

In a tragic incident involving a tree collapse on Friday morning, a 45-year-old man lost his life, while his wife was left with grievous injuries.

Soon, drones may help patrol Mumbai-Pune Expressway

In the backdrop of an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway earlier this week that left six people dead, the state government is considering taking the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), known as

Army takes possession of Adarsh


Indian Army officers at Adarsh society on Friday while taking over possession of the building.(Photo: Shripad Naik)

Get Supreme Court clarification on dahi handis: HC to state

The Bombay high court on Friday asked the government to get a clarification from the Supreme Court regarding the permissible height of human pyramids during the Dahi Handi festival.

Doctors to test if conjoined twins can be saved

The conjoined twins born to Sion resident Shahin Khan (26) on Wednesday morning are now under the care of paediatric surgeon Dr Paras Kothari, who will further examine whether they can be separated wi

Aurangabad arms haul: Defence seeks minimum punishment

While arguing on the quantum of punishment for the convicts in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case, the defence lawyers on Friday requested the court not to punish convicts more than what they have alr

MP’s demand sparks fury in Houses


BJP MLAs shout pro-Vidarbha slogans while Shiv Sena MLAs condemn them. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)

Around 100 bus stops to be cleared of encroachments

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) management has decided to clear encroachments at nearly 100 bus stops that have been invaded by anti-social elements.

The wrath, or more accurately, the frustration, of India’s dalits is palpably rising.

The Goods and Services Tax Bill has been poised in the Rajya Sabha between the government’s determination to see it through and the Congress’ resolve to block it unless the amendments that it has sugg