To build the ‘prosperity’ highway, the state plans to acquire around 21,000 acres of land. This includes six acres of Padmabai’s farm, where she cultivates cotton,bajra and moong.
Parsis, children and faces familiar and strange all find a place in the photographer’s black and white world.
Why Elphinstone Road and nearby Mumbai railway stations are congested – and dangerous.
Was it inappropriate drafting or the firestorm of angry responses from Mumbaikars that led the prime minister to do what he has rarely done, delete a tweet?
Flights were diverted with the main runway out of use and inter-city trains cancelled, stalling transport services in the commercial capital
Even as cancer spreads, the Indian public-healthcare system is unprepared to meet the needs of the country’s most vulnerable patients.
Although India’s incidence of cancer is still low compared to the West, it is spreading, and the lack of quality cancer care sets people like Arvind Kumar – an oral cancer patient – on trans-subcontinental journeys that end on the pavement of Jerbai Wadia road in Mumbai.
The tragedy struck barely two days after torrential rain that brought the city to its knees by crippling road, rail and air services, inundating homes and leaving at least 10 people dead.
A three-story residential building collapsed in Bhendi Bazar area, two days after heavy rains brought the city to a standstill.
The city gauged a whopping 298 mm of rainfall on Tuesday, the highest in a day in August since 1997.
Weather officials believe this could be the heaviest and longest bout of rain since July 26, 2005, when the city was devastated by floods.
Wearing saffron caps and carrying flags, protesters walked down south Mumbai’s JJ flyover, demanding reservations for the Maratha community.
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) on gold has jumped to 3% from 1.2% previously, with traders and buyers saying the move will likely force more transactions into the black market.
Citizens will hold a protest against the lynchings of Dalits, Muslims, and rationalists, calling upon the government and citizens to take a stand.
Mumbai Police arrested and charged all six accused with murder in the death of Byculla prison inmate Manju Shette.
A Mumbai-based lawyer and environmentalist is leading efforts by locals to rid Versova beach of its trash.
Par Ek Din is about drowning the clutter of city life, being indifferent to indifference, and making something of your own – something that, irrespective of the audience’s might, is uncompromised, true, and original.
Activists allege Metro authorities are trying to save time and costs and hacking down trees all over the city
The festival will feature 147 films from 45 countries. Forty-three films will compete for a cash award of Rs 2.2 lakhs in a total of eight categories.
Katha Kathan, a Mumbai-based storytelling group, aims to revive Indian literature through audio recordings and dramatised readings of literary works in their original languages.
A number of internal loopholes within the Housing for All scheme seems to be denying housing to those who need it most.
In March, the BMC demolished the huts of 30 families, mostly Dalits, and destroyed or seized all their belongings.
Jio’s Prime plan is a critical component of the company’s push to start charging its customers after starting operations in September with free data and calls.
It will probably take more than 10 years for these institutes to even register on the Indian research landscape. For them to become global players will require much more.
‘Trapped’ is an example of credible writing, smart direction and masterful acting – transforming mundane to lyrical, passable to remarkable.
An exhibition of photographs is a glimpse into the lives and looks of Indians who had moved to Britain in the 1950s and after.
The exhibition, which opens in Mumbai on Friday, features photographs from Taraporevala’s archive that were captured decades ago using analogue film cameras.
Artist Vivan Sundaram and cultural theorist Ashish Rajadhyaksha’s collaborative artwork exploring the 1946 Bombay Mutiny will be displayed at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai, from March 17-25.
A DGCA official said that the problems with the engines are a high-level issue that it’s very concerned about and a senior committee is looking into it.
The election results show that Mumbai is changing – its demographics have altered and this has played a big role in the final numbers of both parties. The Sena’s Marathi manoos card is now as potent as it used to be.
The court’s verdict is a welcome corrective to misogynistic rhetoric and helps make space for a truly cosmopolitan attitude in India
The Government Polytechnic Institute’s principal wants women students to wear salwar kameez and has also segregated the college canteen by gender.
Imperceptible rise in sea levels and changes in weather patterns is making Mumbai and the west coast of India more vulnerable to severe cyclonic storms.
Discrimination by Indian landlords to keep out religious minorities and single people are eroding the multicultural nature of India’s cities, analysts say.
A daily round-up of the human impact of demonetisation.
On January 14, the organisers tweeted saying that the David Guetta’s concert has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 15.
Student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani lend their support to demands of Maharashtra’s workers
The fishermen fear that the project will affect the coastal area near Mumbai, threaten the natural aquatic ecosystem and consequently affect their livelihood.
Thousands of lives were destroyed forever, but barely anyone has been held accountable.
There are always those who say let’s move on, but then what do we move on to?