Mini stations, new bikes: BMC all fired up to battle the blaze

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- The Mumbai fire brigade is all set to get better and faster. While the city will get 15 more mini fire stations by the end of the year, the department plans to get 20 new bikes by ... Read More

A tad off-key paytm

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- SECRET SUPERSTAR Direction: Advait Chandan Actors: Zaira Wasim, Aamir Khan, Meher Vij Rating: *** In a Mumbai studio, a foulmouthed musician struggles with a song. It's a tune ... Read More

State finance dept wants to charge you more for RTI documents

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- Getting documents under the Right to Information (RTI) Act is set to become costlier in Maharashtra, as the finance department wants to increase the charge for a photocopy to Rs10, ... Read More

ST bus staff strike continues, no relief for commuters

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- Thousands of commuters were hassled as the strike by Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) staff continued went into Day 3 on Thursday. The MSRTC staff started the i... Read More


Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday said people have lost all their happiness and enthusiasm owi... Read More

Shiv Sena attacks BJP, now over Aadhaar

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- The Shiv Sena once again slammed its ally, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Thursday, this time for the compulsory linking of Aadhar card to the public food distribution system ... Read More

Lone MNS corporator says Sena tried to lure him too

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- After the defection of six corporators, Sanjay Turde, the lone Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) corporator in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on Thursday claimed he, t... Read More

5 pesticides that killed Maha farmers may be banned for a month

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- After the report of more than 30 farmers dying in Yavatmal and other districts from pesticide poisoning, the state government may ban five pesticides for 60 days. The agriculture de... Read More

Go online to get BMC nod for your biz

Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- Taking one more step to strengthen its ease of doing business policy, the civic body introduced an online single-window system to issue permissions for new businesses and factories.... Read More

Take a walk, cycle or relax under flyovers

Thane, Oct. 20 -- For years, the space under the city's flyovers served as a dump yard for old vehicles and meeting spot for drug addicts. Homeless people would also frequent such places. Not anymore.... Read More