Claiming the name of the city was changed from 'Mumbai' to 'Bombay' by the British for ease of pronunciation, a Shiv Sena leader today said all institutions still bearing the colonial-era name must undergo change in their nomenclature.
Senior lawyer KTS Tulsi on Sunday said that the government should reconsider Yakub Memon's mercy petition in connection with the 1993 Bombay blasts case, adding that he has helped us in collecting some valuable evidence against Pakistan.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shaina NC on Sunday said that the death penalty for 1993 Bombay blasts accused Yakub Memon would send a message to the terrorists' world over that India is not soft on terror.
After the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) beeped out the word ‘Bombay’ from a new song sung by Mihir Joshi, one wonders if filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will be asked to change the title of his film "Bombay Velvet". But Pahlaj Nihalani, chairperson of the censorship body, has some good news for Kashyap.
At a time when sports biopics seem to be the flavour of Bollywood, ace cueist Pankaj Advani said he would like to see one on his life as well starring current heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor as the rising actor is very "intense" and has played the sport himself.
The process of "cement plugging" the leak of high pressure inflammable gas began Sunday, a day after it was reported at an oil rig of state-owned ONGC at Bombay High off the Mumbai coast, even as inclement weather was hampering the operation.
Former India wicket-keeper, Madhav Mantri passed away on Friday morning at the Lilavati Hospital following a heart attack. He was 92. He was a contemporary of legendary cricketers like Polly Umrigar, Vinoo Mankad, Vijay Manjrekar, Subhash Gupte and Lala Amarnath.
The Bombay High Court has upheld the life sentence awarded to a 30-year-old man for murdering his wife by throwing acid on her over a property dispute after observing that there was clinching evidence against him.