Teenaged girl gangraped in Mumbai, three held

 A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four persons in Dharavi area here after she left home to meet a person whom she had befriended on a social networking site, police said on Thursday.

The Dharavi Project - music for social good
The Dharavi Project - music for social good

The Dharavi Project, an initiative by Universal Music, will fund the expansion of a music and dance school in Dharavi, Asia's biggest slum, which featured as the backdrop of Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning ‘Slumdog Millionaire’.

Mumbai: Innovative mobile apps created by Dharavi girls

A team of three 12-13 year-old schoolgirls from Dharavi, Mumbai have developed an app from water to women security.

Five booked for trying to sell two-month-old baby girl in Maharashtra

Five persons including a doctor from a private nursing home in Dharavi have been booked for allegedly trying to sell a two-month old baby girl, police said on Thursday.

Two alleged chain snatchers escape from Dharavi police lock-up

Two alleged chain snatchers escaped on Monday, after breaking open a toilet window grill of the Dharavi police station lock-up in Central Mumbai, the police said.

We only want glamerous actresses on-screen: Sudhir Mishra

Sudhir Mishra, whose films `Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi`, `Dharavi` and `Chameli` saw women playing strong characters, feels actresses today are not chosen on the basis of their talent.

Jackky Bhagnani launches desi Gangnam song in Dharavi

Jackky Bhagnani launched the Indian Gangnam style song for his film ‘Rangrezz’ in Dharavi, one of Asia`s largest slums.

Goods worth lakhs gutted in Dharavi slum fire

Raging inferno engulfed the Dharavi slum area in Mumbai on Tuesday, causing extensive damage to the godowns and houses.

Colour poisoning: Over 170 kids fall ill in Mumbai

Holi celebrations in Dharavi slums turned sour after over 170 persons, majority being children, suffered from poisoning following use of spurious colour.

Changes in DC rules for Dharavi re-development

Addressing a press conference Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the process of re-development of sector 5 in Dharavi, would get a boost.

Dwellers of pre-1995 slums eligibile for rehab

Thirty-five per cent of the state`s population lives in slums.

Mumbai`s Dharavi slums in new photo exhibition

Three compelling contemporary photographers have woven together an exhibition that showcases ways of witnessing what goes on in the corners of the mind, in dejected spaces as well as in privacy of a room.

MHADA gets redevelopment rights for sector five of Dharavi

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has
passed the order assigning redevelopment rights for sector
five of Dharavi slum area here to the government-controlled
Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA).

Mumbai`s Dharavi a model for UK: Prince Charles

Prince Charles, who recently visited India for the Commonwealth Games, says in a new book that Dharavi in Mumbai - one of the world`s largest slums - is a model of sustainable living that British towns could follow.

Dharavi not Asia`s largest slum, it is Karachi: UNDP

Dharavi, which is in the heart of India`s financial capital Mumbai, is not the largest slum in Asia as many believe, according to a report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).