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Six days on, Mumbai BEST strike continues as meet with striking unions fails to break deadlock

Six days on, Mumbai BEST strike continues as meet with striking unions fails to break deadlock

The meeting chaired by Maharashtra chief secretary DK Jain was held after the Bombay High Court on Friday directed the union leaders to talk with a state government committee.

Jan 13, 2019, 10:13 AM IST
Ex-NASA astronaut to join Purdue University's Mumbai fest

Ex-NASA astronaut to join Purdue University's Mumbai fest

Other prominent speakers at the festival include Ambarish Kenghe of Google Play who will speak on "What if AI is the New Electricity?", and Vijay Chandru of Yantri Labs Inc. on "What if you could

Jan 11, 2019, 12:14 PM IST
Mumbai commuters to face harrowing time as BEST employees' strike continues after talks fail

Mumbai commuters to face harrowing time as BEST employees' strike continues after talks fail

Nearly 32,000 BEST employees are on indefinite strike since Tuesday over various demand

Jan 11, 2019, 07:34 AM IST
Mumbai: Defence Security Corps guard commits suicide while on duty

Mumbai: Defence Security Corps guard commits suicide while on duty

A senior guard of Defence Security Corps (DSC) committed suicide on Thursday by shooting himself on duty. 

Jan 10, 2019, 16:26 PM IST
Sena union withdraws from Mumbai bus strike; stir to continue

Sena union withdraws from Mumbai bus strike; stir to continue

The strike, declared illegal by the industrial court here, affected nearly 25 lakh daily commuters, who take BEST buses to reach their destinations.

Jan 09, 2019, 21:25 PM IST
Thousands of commuters hit hard in Mumbai as BEST employees go on indefinite strike

Thousands of commuters hit hard in Mumbai as BEST employees go on indefinite strike

The strike by BEST workers has been called against the alleged inaction of the authorities towards fulfilling their demands.

Jan 08, 2019, 12:52 PM IST
BEST employees on indefinite strike, over 25 lakh passengers in Mumbai to face a hard time

BEST employees on indefinite strike, over 25 lakh passengers in Mumbai to face a hard time

The employees decided to call for a strike after the BEST administration failed to come up with any concrete solution to resolve their long-pending demands.

Jan 08, 2019, 10:07 AM IST
Media professional dies after falling from building in Mumbai

Media professional dies after falling from building in Mumbai

The police were examining more CCTV footages of the building and adjoining housing societies to ascertain the exact cause of his death.

Jan 06, 2019, 14:49 PM IST
Local train services to remain affected on Western, Central And Harbour Line

Local train services to remain affected on Western, Central And Harbour Line

There will be a block of  5 hours and 30 minutes from 11:40 am to 5:10 pm at Chamaraj in connection with doubling work.

Jan 06, 2019, 09:18 AM IST
Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Crawford market area, rescue ops underway

Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Crawford market area, rescue ops underway

A fire broke out in Mumbai's Crawford market area. 

Jan 05, 2019, 21:15 PM IST
On New year's eve, Mumbai police crack the whip on drunk driving

On New year's eve, Mumbai police crack the whip on drunk driving

Anti-drunk driving drive will continue till January 1 morning.

Jan 01, 2019, 07:10 AM IST
Over 40,000 cops, special squad and live cameras to prevent eve-teasing in Mumbai on New Year Eve

Over 40,000 cops, special squad and live cameras to prevent eve-teasing in Mumbai on New Year Eve

Mumbai Police will deploy special squad at several places to curb eve-teasing and harassment of women on Dec 31.

Dec 29, 2018, 21:01 PM IST
Massive fire breaks out at commercial complex in Mumbai, 8 fire tenders pressed into service

Massive fire breaks out at commercial complex in Mumbai, 8 fire tenders pressed into service

The blaze broke out on the ground floor of four-storey Sadhana House building behind Mahindra Towers in Worli.

Dec 29, 2018, 20:39 PM IST
Year after Kamala Mills fire killed 14, another blaze breaks out near compound

Year after Kamala Mills fire killed 14, another blaze breaks out near compound

The tragic Kamala Mills fire incident took place on the same date last year.

Dec 29, 2018, 08:10 AM IST
Death toll in Mumbai highrise fire rises to 5; two others injured

Death toll in Mumbai highrise fire rises to 5; two others injured

The level-3 blaze broke out on the 10th floor of Sargam Society near Ganesh Garden in Tilak Nagar.

Dec 27, 2018, 22:51 PM IST
Fire breaks out at 15-storey building in Mumbai's Tilak Nagar, 5 fire brigades on spot

Fire breaks out at 15-storey building in Mumbai's Tilak Nagar, 5 fire brigades on spot

A fire broke out at a 15-storey building in Mumbai's Tilaknagar area on Thursday. As many as fire brigades are at the spot.

Dec 27, 2018, 20:47 PM IST
Fire breaks out at cloth godown in Mumbai's Kandivali, 4 charred to death

Fire breaks out at cloth godown in Mumbai's Kandivali, 4 charred to death

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

Dec 24, 2018, 12:46 PM IST
Mumbai hospital fire: Accused sent to judicial custody until January 3

Mumbai hospital fire: Accused sent to judicial custody until January 3

As many as 175 people, including children, were injured in ESIC Hospital fire incident that took place on Monday. 

Dec 20, 2018, 22:01 PM IST
Death toll in Mumbai ESIC Kamgar Hospital rises to 10; two arrested

Death toll in Mumbai ESIC Kamgar Hospital rises to 10; two arrested

Another blaze broke out in the hospital premises on late Wednesday evening.

Dec 20, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
Massive fire at south Mumbai's luxury hotel Trident

Massive fire at south Mumbai's luxury hotel Trident

The fire broke out in the basement of the hotel. 

Dec 20, 2018, 06:44 AM IST