Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicMUMBAI

Topic: MUMBAI

Bombay HC orders demolition of illegal construction at Union Minister Narayan Rane’s bungalow

The HC bench directed the BMC to demolish the unauthorised parts within two weeks and also imposed a cost of Rs 10 lakh on Rane.

Unfit teachers, infra — 239 ‘unrecognised’ schools in Mumbai, but closure can put 5,000 kids at risk

BMC says notices will be sent & 'action taken soon'. Some of the schools, catering to underserved communities, say they have applied for recognition but process is slow.

Ahead of BMC polls, BJP Mumbai woos the ‘Marathi manoos’ with grand Ganpati celebrations

Highlighting the lack of large-scale festivities in the past 2 years, BJP has launched buses, a train for those travelling home for the festival & organised a contest for best pandal.

Maharashtra leads states in IPC crimes, 2021, tailed by UP; Delhi top city, says NCRB

Out of the 19 metropolitan cities, Delhi has the worst record in terms of IPC crimes. It accounts for 45% of all IPC crimes in these 19 metropolitan cities.

Jahnvi’s emojis, Malaika at gym, Urfi at airport—Paparazzi’s secret handshake with Bollywood

Mumbai ‘paps’ even disagree on which stars were the kindest to them during their wedding — Alia-Ranbir or Deepika-Ranveer?

Mumbai’s Dahi Handi festival has a problem – Govindas aren’t that fit after 2 yrs

In a Mumbai locality, 250 ‘govindas’ have been practising their human pyramid every night for two months. After the pandemic, this is their first chance to break the dahi handi again.

Providing companionship to the elderly—Tata-backed ‘Goodfellows’ launches in Mumbai

'Goodfellows' employs young graduates with high emotional quotient to provide support and friendship to senior citizens.

‘Break hands, legs’: Eknath Shinde’s MLAs caught on video inciting followers, slapping caterer

Incensed Hingoli legislator Santosh Bangar hits caterer over complaints of bad food; Magathane MLA Prakash Surve incites followers to ‘violently’ stand ground against Uddhav Thackeray’s men.

Planted by Bal Thackeray, felled by rain, saved by BMC: The tale of a ‘VIP’ gulmohar tree

Former Shiv Sena corporators reached the spot as soon as they heard about the tree fall. Newly sworn-in ministers of the rebel Eknath Shinde camp also took stock Thursday.

‘God of Mumbai heritage is in small details’ – BMC is bringing back city’s old street furniture

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s heritage cell is on a mission to restore Mumbai’s heritage street furniture – milestones to bandstands.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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