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15K lives at stake in 1.8K illegal buildings in Maharshtra's Bhiwandi

India, Aug. 25 -- Around 15,000 people reside in the 1,876 illegal structures that have cropped up in Bhiwandi since 2010. While the Bhiwandi civic body has failed to set up a stringent complaint mech... Read More


'Should've stopped my friend from going into the building', says Bhiwandi survivor

India, Aug. 25 -- Thirty-four-year-old Javed Saleem Shaikh, who went to help his friend Mohammad Aaqib Shaikh, 22, get his bike from the four-storey illegal building which collapsed in Piranipada on?S... Read More


Commuters on Kalyan-Shilphata stretch see red as traffic worsens

Kalyan, Aug. 24 -- Every evening, there is a flood of complaints on the social media from commuters travelling on Kalyan-Shilphata road. They are either stuck on the stretch for hours or traffic is c... Read More


dombivli rob won't be shut ahead of fests

Klayan, Aug. 24 -- The closure of the 39-year-old Dombivli rail overbridge (RoB) may get postponed due to the possible traffic congestion in the area and the upcoming festive season. In meeting conduc... Read More


Dombivli RoB won't be shut ahead of fests

India, Aug. 23 -- The closure of the 39-year-old Dombivli rail overbridge (RoB) may get postponed due to the possible traffic congestion in the area and the upcoming festive season. In meeting conduct... Read More


Tax sop fails to make sweeping change

Kalyan, Aug. 23 -- Even after exempting five per cent on property tax for a year for residents living in housing societies with zero-waste, not a single society has taken advantage of the move, accord... Read More


'Dombivli RoB closure will worsen traffic woes'

Kalyan, Aug. 22 -- Even as the Central Railway (CR) is likely to shut the Dombivli rail overbridge on August 28, Kalyan corporators have highlighted the ordeal which commuters will face with the decis... Read More


Four arrested for 14 break-ins; two held for chain snatching

Thane, Aug. 22 -- In two separate cases, four men have been arrested for 14 house break-ins. Two men were arrested for seven chain snatching and three bike-theft cases on Wednesday. Mahatma Phule po... Read More


After ceiling collapse, Ulhasnagar building sealed; residents homeless

Ulhasnagar, Aug. 22 -- A day after a huge portion of a slab of an apartment in Ulhasnagar collapsed, six families have been rendered homeless. On Tuesday night, the third floor ceiling of Sachdev apa... Read More


Minor held for sexually abusing girl

Navi Mumbai, Aug. 22 -- A 16-year-old boy from Kopar Khairane, who allegedly sexually abused an eight-year-old girl, was detained on Tuesday. On Monday, his parents went out for some work and he was a... Read More