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?
Reservation might not solve the problems of the Marathas, given that they are rooted in a failure of economic policies, and not social marginalisation
Delhi’s environment minister has indicated the leopard will be trapped for its safety – but these decisions have been about pleasing people and that doesn’t make things less dangerous.
There are several ad-hoc legislations and codes to promote energy efficiency in buildings but none that clearly use taxation as a fiscal tool.
By demanding an immediate ban on the decor of Goregaon Social, a Mumbai restaurant, the so-called representatives of the Catholic community have played into the hands of majoritarian nationalists.
Shome Basu travelled through three cities to document the ways in which people undertake the immersion of idols and how they approach environmental issues.
The Indian architect Bijoy Jain-designed bamboo structure will be the site for cultural events, including performances by Indian dance troupes, a street magic show and even a discussion about jugaad over the next few months.
This week’s selection from the world of social science research.
Almost all the major and medium dams of Maharashtra, including Manjra, Ujani and Terna are overflowing for the first time since 2010.
Changing road names is not about history but about cleansing.
Police said that two school children claimed that they saw men dressed in black carrying weapons near a naval facility in Uran.
Only a combination of Indian coercive and non-violent capabilities, and a willingness to bargain, can motivate Pakistan to remove the threat of violence. And just as threat of force alone will not work for India, terrorism won’t get Pakistan what it wants from India.