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Heavy rainfall paralyses Mumbai: As it happened

Heavy rainfall paralyses Mumbai: As it happened

Normal life in Mumbai was thrown out of gear on Friday as torrential rains battered the city and its suburbs resulting in cancellation of local train services leaving thousands of commuters stranded. There seems to be no let up in the situation with the Meteorological Department predicting heavy to very heavy monsoon rains in some areas. In the early hours today, thousands of commuters leaving for offices were caught unaware on reaching the suburban railway stations as trains were cancelled due to water-logging of tracks following heavy downpour since last night.

Mumbaikars may get water-cut shock if dry spell continues

With rains playing truant and water levels depleting, Mumbaikars may soon have to face water-cuts upto 15 per cent, civic officials said today.

Ambanis agree for cordial competition

The Ambani brothers on Sunday decided to bury their differences.

`Set up municipal corporation at Gandhinagar in 6 months`

Gujarat High Court has directed the State government to form Municipal Corporation at state capital Gandhinagar in accordance with constitutional requirement within six months.