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BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's son arrested for reckless driving, ramming car into Kolkata club wall

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's son arrested for reckless driving, ramming car into Kolkata club wall

Akash Mukherjee will be produced before a local court on Friday.  

Aug 16, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
Despite Bombay HC's order, animals sacrificed in many places in Mumbai on Eid-al-Adha

Despite Bombay HC's order, animals sacrificed in many places in Mumbai on Eid-al-Adha

It is estimated that around 2 lakh goats were sold in Mumbai alone for the occasion of Eid-al-Adha.

Aug 12, 2019, 15:30 PM IST
Hyderabad farmer borrows money from wife to buy lottery, wins Rs 28 crore

Hyderabad farmer borrows money from wife to buy lottery, wins Rs 28 crore

Rikkala Vilas, who has returned home in Hyderabad, was the winner of a lottery worth a whopping Rs 28.43 crore in the Big Raffle draw at Dubai.

Aug 05, 2019, 06:41 AM IST
Mumbai braces for more rain, flood creates havoc in several states

Mumbai braces for more rain, flood creates havoc in several states

Schools and colleges will remain shut in Mumbai on Monday (August 5), its suburbs and smaller cities close to it as heavy showers are predicted to persist over the start of the new week.

Aug 04, 2019, 21:59 PM IST
After red alert over Mumbai rains, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis says 'government working with BMC'

After red alert over Mumbai rains, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis says 'government working with BMC'

As Mumbai reels under downpour, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday assured that the government is working along with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to minimise the

Aug 04, 2019, 10:54 AM IST
Delivery boy stabbed to death in Mumbai’s Vikhroli; cops on lookout for culprits

Delivery boy stabbed to death in Mumbai’s Vikhroli; cops on lookout for culprits

The 22-year-old man was reportedly returning after completing a delivery when he was stabbed to death.

Aug 04, 2019, 07:01 AM IST
Season's highest tide leaves 15 metric ton of trash in Mumbai, 4 drowned

Season's highest tide leaves 15 metric ton of trash in Mumbai, 4 drowned

Season's highest tide of around 4.9 meters washed ashore around 15 metric ton of trash on the shores of Marine Line on Saturday.

Aug 03, 2019, 23:52 PM IST
Mumbai rains: IMD issues red alert for next 48 hours; holiday declared in schools, colleges

Mumbai rains: IMD issues red alert for next 48 hours; holiday declared in schools, colleges

The city has been experiencing torrential rainfall for the past 24 hours, leading to waterlogging in most parts. 

Aug 03, 2019, 13:39 PM IST
Mumbai rains: Seasons' highest tide likely on Saturday, BMC asks citizens to stay off beach

Mumbai rains: Seasons' highest tide likely on Saturday, BMC asks citizens to stay off beach

The BMC issued a special set of instructions, advising citizens to stay away from the beach. 

Aug 03, 2019, 12:03 PM IST
Western line, Central line, Harbour line Mumbai local trains status

Western line, Central line, Harbour line Mumbai local trains status

Local trains on Western Line, Central Line and Harbour Line were delayed due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai.

Aug 03, 2019, 09:30 AM IST
Upset over father's scolding, 18-year-old beautician allegedly jumps to death from 6th floor

Upset over father's scolding, 18-year-old beautician allegedly jumps to death from 6th floor

On the day of the incident, father scolded the woman for returning home late from work.

Aug 03, 2019, 08:22 AM IST
Woman gangraped in Chembur, Mumbai Police starts probe

Woman gangraped in Chembur, Mumbai Police starts probe

The incident took place on July 7 but the 19-year-old was in a state of shock and did not disclose it. When she was admitted to a hospital due to her critical condition, reports revealed the sexual

Aug 01, 2019, 22:31 PM IST
Chennai doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old's mouth

Chennai doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old's mouth

Suffering from a rare case of "compound composite ondontome", the boy was brought to the hospital with a swelling in his lower right jaw. Medical investigations showed he had a lot of rudimentary

Jul 31, 2019, 18:08 PM IST
Syndicate smuggling animal body parts busted in Kolkata, tusks and Tiger teeth recovered

Syndicate smuggling animal body parts busted in Kolkata, tusks and Tiger teeth recovered

About 12 kilos of Elephant tusks and five pieces of Tiger teeth - cumulatively valued at Rs 1.147 crores - were recovered and seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence.

Jul 30, 2019, 21:45 PM IST
Mumbai man killed by friends while celebrating his birthday in a park

Mumbai man killed by friends while celebrating his birthday in a park

Nitesh Sawant was celebrating his 32nd birthday at a park in Pant Nagar area of Ghatkopar along with his friends when the incident took place.

Jul 29, 2019, 07:27 AM IST
Pregnant woman goes into labour on board Mahalaxmi Express

Pregnant woman goes into labour on board Mahalaxmi Express

A nine-month pregnant woman went into labour in the stranded Mahalaxmi Express train which has been stuck in flood waters at Vangani for around 18 hours, here on Saturday.

Jul 27, 2019, 14:02 PM IST
Watch: Incredible footage shows NDRF, Indian Navy rescuing stranded passengers from Mahalaxmi Express

Watch: Incredible footage shows NDRF, Indian Navy rescuing stranded passengers from Mahalaxmi Express

Hundreds of passengers were stranded in Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express, which was stuck in between Badlapur and Wangani, following incessant rains in Mumbai and neighbour regions. 

Jul 27, 2019, 13:53 PM IST
Mumbai rains: Hundreds stranded on board Mahalaxmi Express; NRDF, IAF, Navy deployed

Mumbai rains: Hundreds stranded on board Mahalaxmi Express; NRDF, IAF, Navy deployed

Teams of National Disaster Response Force, Indian Navy, Army and Indian Air Force has been pressed into action.

Jul 27, 2019, 11:43 AM IST
Mumbai rains: Several trains cancelled and short terminated, locals running late

Mumbai rains: Several trains cancelled and short terminated, locals running late

Several passengers were stranded in local trains along Ambernath-Badlpur route after water logging at affected the railway tracks due to the overflowing of Ulhas river.

Jul 27, 2019, 10:04 AM IST
Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express held up due to rains; IAF, Navy deployed to rescue stranded passengers

Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express held up due to rains; IAF, Navy deployed to rescue stranded passengers

Mumbai-Kohlapur Mahalaxmi Express, with 700 passengers onboard, halted due to incessant rains on Saturday morning, informed the Central Railways Rescue operations are currently underway.

Jul 27, 2019, 08:16 AM IST