Mumbai slum project: Govt officials, HDIL chairman booked for irregularities

An FIR has been registered against principle secretaries of Maharashtra’s housing and woman and child development departments, HDIL Group chairman and the company’s ten directors in connection with alleged irregularities in Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) project in suburban Bandra.

SRA scam: ACB files FIR against HDIL group chairman, directors

The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday registered a case against Principle Secretary (Housing) Debashish Chakrabarty, Principal Secretary (Woman and Child Development) Ujjwal Uke, HDIL Group Chairman Rakesh kumar Wadhwan and several others in connection with an alleged Slum Rehab

SRA project irregularities: FIR against govt, HDIL officials

An FIR has been registered against principle secretaries of Maharashtra's housing and woman and child development departments, HDIL Group chairman and the company's ten directors in connection with alleged irregularities in Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) project in suburban Bandra, the Anti-Corruption Bureau said on Wednesday.

Two new metro lines, four flyovers to come up in Mumbai

The Maharashtra government Thursday approved two new Metro lines and four flyovers, estimated to cost around Rs 45,000 crore.

Rishi Kapoor discharged from hospital
Rishi Kapoor discharged from hospital

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor who was hospitalised on Tuesday for dengue and malaria has been discharged.

Mumbai cops make molestation victim run from one police station to another

A woman in Mumbai had to face harrowing time in the maximum city twice in a span of few hours – first at the hands of molesters and then at various police stations.

Sena MLA booked for threatening to "strip and thrash" woman

An FIR has been registered against Shiv Sena MLA Prakash Bala Sawant for allegedly threatening to "strip and thrash" a woman following an argument over a fight with regards to the redevelopment of a housing society in suburban Bandra, police said Wednesday.

Leander Paes moves court, seeks daughter`s permanent custody from Rhea Pillai

Indian tennis legend, Leander Paes on Saturday filed a petition at the Bandra family court seeking permanent custody of his eight-year-old daughter. The 40-year-old Olympic medallist alleged his live-in partner Rhea Pillai, that she may cause harm to their eight-year-old daughter and forcibly take her out of the country.

Mumbai-Dehradun Express fire: Nine killed, major disaster averted

At least nine passengers were charred to death when a fire engulfed three coaches of the speeding Mumbai-Dehradun Express near Dahanu town in Maharashtra`s Thane district.

Life imprisonment for Spanish woman rape case convict

A court here on Friday awarded life imprisonment to the convict in the rape case of a 27-year-old Spanish musician.

Narendra Modi`s wax statue unveiled

A wax statue of BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was unveiled here ahead of the `Mahagarjana rally` he is addressing in suburban Bandra this afternoon where 10,000 tea vendors have been specially invited.

Eminent lawyer gets death threat from extortionists

An eminent lawyer, who represented several Bollywood actors, received a Rs two crore extortion threat on Monday from two unidentified men.

Salman Khan to shift to Panvel for film

Superstar Salman Khan will start shooting for the action film `Kick` from the next week and will shift to Panvel for it.

Two held for harassing nursing student in Mumbai

Amid rising uproar over crimes against women, two men were thrashed by irate railway commuters and handed over to police after they were allegedly found harassing a nursing student.

Fire in Mumbai slum: 17 injured

At least 17 people were injured and around 150 houses gutted in a major fire which broke out in a slum at suburban Bandra in the wee hours on Thursday, fire officials said.

Two killed, four injured in Mumbai hit-and-run case

Two people were killed in a hit-and-run case in the city`s suburban Bandra on Wednesday after the driver lost control and crashed his car into six people.

`Balatkari` cocktail on Mumbai pub’s menu

What would you name a very potent drink? ‘Balatkari’ if you own the popular Bonobo bar in Mumbai.

German woman raped, robbed in Mumbai

A German national was today allegedly raped and robbed by unidentified persons at her residence in suburban Bandra, police said here.

Bandra slums fire a conspiracy: Raj Thackeray

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday alleged
that the fire in Garib Nagar slums in suburban Bandra last
week was a "conspiracy".

Bandra’s ‘Millionaire’ star remains at neighbour`s mercy

Two days after the nightmare fire in the Bandra slum that robbed her of a home and her beloved trophies of achievement, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ child star Rubina Ali Monday continued to stay with her neighbour along with her six siblings and parents. The fire that burnt down over 2,000 houses in the slums of Garib Nagar and Behrampada in Mumbai`s Bandra Friday night still haunts the 12-year-old star who achieved worldwide popularity after ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ won eight Oscars in 2008.