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Navrati to New Year's: Festive period may add to Covid cases

Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- As the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise, the state and city administration fear a further spike, with the upcoming festive season that stretches from October-December. T... Read More


Covid-19: Rising cases dampen festive spirit in Maharashtra

India, Sept. 17 -- Following a subdued Ganesh Chaturthi celebration in Maharashtra, the Navratri celebrations are also expected to be low key as the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise in the s... Read More


No Kurla terminus on Metro-2B line: MMRDA

Mumbai, Sept. 17 -- The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) announced on Wednesday that it has scrapped plans for Kurla terminus station on the Metro-2B line, which will run from ... Read More


Road caves in at Metro-3 work site

Mumbai, Sept. 17 -- A portion of a road caved in at a Metro-3 (Colaba-Bandra-Seepz) site in Girgaum on Jagannath Shankar Sheth Road on Wednesday morning. Authorities said the cave-in was a result of w... Read More


Proposals to link two Metro stations to commercial complexes approved

Mumbai, Sept. 13 -- What if you could just walk to the nearest Metro station from your home or workplace? With the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority's (MMRDA) two new proposals, this co... Read More


Not many in Maharashtra adept at construction work, authorities find

India, Sept. 11 -- The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has found that many people from Maharashtra are not adept at construction work. The search had started after Maharashtr... Read More


Metro 2A, 7 trial runs to start from Jan 14

Mumbai, Sept. 11 -- Trial runs for two Metro lines - Metro 2A (Dahisar-DN Nagar) and Metro 7 (Dahisar East-Andheri East) - will commence from January 14, 2021, said commissioner of Mumbai Metropolitan... Read More


Covid-19: Demand for local trains, Metro in Mumbai gets louder amid lockdown

India, Sept. 10 -- Even as Maharashtra continues to grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a growing demand among Mumbai residents to resume the Metro and suburban railway services, especially a... Read More


Mumbai's Ro-Ro ferry service gets massive response, frequency to increase

India, Sept. 9 -- The roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) ferry service that resumed from August 20 has received a great response from Mumbaikars who have been itching for a getaway after being stuck in lockdown... Read More


'Mumbai councillors not involved in Covid management'

Mumbai, Sept. 9 -- A study by Mumbai-based Praja Foundation found that despite Covid-19 impacting cities worse than rural areas, local councillors are rarely involved in the Covid-19 response. Praja ... Read More