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The Election Commission of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

At least 11,558 unauthorised political ads and posters removed in Mumbai ahead of 2019 polls

Sixteen police complaints of unauthorised boards in the Mumbai suburban district have been filed in the last week.
Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

Mumbai’s ‘take’ on the bridge collapse, & a different vocabulary for non-Muslim perpetrators

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
bridge collapse

Mumbai bridge collapse: Negligence of authorities or woefully inadequate infrastructure?

A portion of a foot over-bridge outside Mumbai's landmark CST collapsed Thursday evening, killing six people.

6 dead, 31 injured after section of ‘Kasab’ foot overbridge collapses near Mumbai CST

A case has been registered against officials of Central Railway and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation in connection with the incident, police said.
The protesting farmers afoot in Thane | PTI

Farmers talks with Maharashtra govt inconclusive, to continue march to Mumbai

Farmers are on a 180-km march from Nashik to Mumbai for the second time in the past year over the BJP govt's 'betrayal' of peasants.
Zoya Akhtar

With Gully Boy, Zoya Akhtar is no longer the princess of posh people’s pain

From Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Dil Dhadakne Do to Gully Boy, Zoya Akhtar is now a chronicler of deep class divide and a poet of possibilities.
Protestors clash with police after they stopped a train at Nala Sopara during a protest over Pulwama terror attack at Palghar

Protesters block rail tracks, shops shut in Mumbai in wake of Pulwama attack

Shops were shut in protest and schools held prayer meets in several parts of Mumbai as a mark of respect to the CRPF personnel who were killed on Thursday.
Ranveer Singh in Gully Boy | Ranveer Singh/Facebook

Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy simmers with rage, and allows Ranveer Singh his own Bachchan glory

With a well-cast ensemble featuring Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Kalki Koechlin, Dharavi-set ‘Gully Boy’ is a film emblematic of the times.
File photo of Sanjay Nirupam | Facebook

The Mumbai Congress chief who just can’t shed his ‘outsider’ tag

Sanjay Nirupam, the one-time North Indian face of the Shiv Sena, has politically served more time in the Congress but has never lost the 'outsider' tag. 
A fire rages in the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg News

In 26/11 case, Mumbai court issues non-bailable warrant against 2 Pakistan army officers

10 years after 26/11 attacks, a sessions court in Mumbai has issued non-bailable warrant against 2 Pakistan army officers.

On Camera

File photo of Narendra Modi at the Dhola Sadia Bridge, across River Brahmaputra, in Assam | PIB

Under Modi government, the PMGSY road scheme is connecting every last Indian

Beneficiaries of the programme from Manipur, Meghalaya and Odisha talk about how their lives were transformed thanks to the newly built roads.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.

Defence

A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.