Top Mumbai stories of week: Thane, Konkan receives rainfall; Costal Road-Sea Link 2nd connector installed

Here are the top Mumbai stories of the week

Updated On: 2024-05-18 02:29 PM IST

Compiled by : Sanjana Deshpande

Dust storm in Mumbai on Monday. File Pic/Nimesh Dave

Lok Sabha elections 2024: 543 senior citizens, 9 PwDs cast votes from home in Mumbai for fifth phase

The first-of-its-kind home-voting facility for elderly people and persons with disabilities started in two of the constituencies of Mumbai. A total of 543 senior citizens and nine differently-abled people or persons with disabilities (PwDs) from Mumbai South and Mumbai South Central constituencies cast their votes from home for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2024 on May 14 and 15....Read More

Thane and Konkan region witness heavy rain

Thane, Kalyan, Badlapur, Ambernath and parts of the Konkan region received heavy rainfall on Thursday, accompanied by thunder and gusty winds. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has also issued an orange alert for Jalgaon, Nashik, Pune, Kolhapur and Satara. Additionally, the weather department has issued yellow alerts for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg....Read More

Ghatkopar hoarding collapse: ‘Bhinde greased palms, changed agency’s name to avoid paying dues to Railways,' says whistle blower

Bhavesh Bhinde, the head of Ego Media Pvt. Ltd. and aspiring MLA, who was finally arrested from Udaipur on Thursday in the billboard tragedy at Ghatkopar, had been allegedly greasing the palms of senior railway officials to allow him run his advertising business without paying the mandatory licence fee for years, alleged Ajay Bose, a former parcel supervisor who was posted at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT)....Read More

Lok Sabha elections 2024: PM Modi’s Ghatkopar roadshow paralyses public transport, help to rescue site delayed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his security protocol for the roadshow in Ghatkopar for the North East Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency candidate Mihir Kotecha stopped public transport for over two hours, inconveniencing lakhs of daily commuters during the evening rush hour. The Metro gates at Ghatkopar shut before the scheduled shutdown of 6 pm, leading to further chaos....Read More

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to campaign in Mumbai for Ujjwal Nikam, police issues traffic advisory for motorists in Kurla

Mumbai Police on Friday issued a traffic advisory for motorists ahead of Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath's campaign in city for BJP's Mumbai North Central candidate Ujjwal Nikam on Saturday, May 18....Read More

Ghatkopar hoarding collapse: Accused in hoarding crash case named in 23 criminal cases; was arrested on rape charges

Bhavesh Bhinde, the owner of the advertising agency which had allegedly put up the hoarding that crashed on a petrol pump in Ghatkopar area, has 23 criminal cases registered against him and was recently arrested on rape charges, police said on Tuesday evening.....Read More

Second girder for Coastal Road-Sea Link connector installed by BMC

The Mumbai Coastal Road Project reached another key milestone with the successful installation of the second enormous Bow Arch String Girder at 6:07 am on May 15, 2024. This follows the earlier construction of the first girder on April 26, 2024. The second girder was carefully installed while taking into account tidal conditions in the sea, linking the Mumbai Coastal Road to the Bandra-Worli Sea Link route on both sides.....Read More

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