Suburban train fares and the monthly budgets of Mumbaikars went for a toss Saturday with the 14.2 percent hike that led to a steep rise in the prices of daily tickets as well as monthly season tickets.
A day after thousands of Mumbaikars, including several prominent personalities, were left disenfranchised after their names were found missing from the electoral rolls, the BJP asked the election authorities on Friday, to undertake an exercise to revise electoral rolls.
Seeking public support to fight terrorism, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Monday launched an initiative aimed at spreading awareness among Mumbaikars to be on guard and help police make the city safer.
Greeting people on the occasion of the 10-day Ganesh festival which began Monday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan appealed the devotees to co-operate with the police in maintenance of security.
As Anna Hazare continued his hunger
strike, people from all walks of life, including students and
senior citizens, here did their bit today in support of the
demand for a comprehensive Lokpal Bill to fight corruption.