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First phase of BDD Worli chawl survey completed: MHADA

The MHADA chief officer said, the team also ensured that all doubts of the residents pertaining to the redevelopment project were clarified.

Mithi river: Crores spent as flood mitigation recommendations gather dust

The Mithi River Development and Protection Authority (MRDPA) was formed in 2006 to coordinate between the MMRDA and BMC for the restoration of Mithi and to mitigate flooding. However, the committee has not met even once since 2013. The MRPDA is headed by the state’s chief minister.

‘Anything but mithi’, say local residents

Mithi is anything but what its name suggests — sweet. Originating at Vihar lake, the Mithi is now covered with water hyacinth, garbage, plastic, sewage, traversing 17.8 km through slums, squatters, industrial and residential complexes of Powai, Saki Naka, Kurla and Vakola before ending at Mahim.

Hardlook: Cleaning Mithi river

‘Wall along Mithi, concretised bed a major problem,’ says Lawyer Afroz Shah

We don’t know about Indian cinema… not totally our fault: John Bailey

Since the establishment of the Academy, Bailey is the first president to visit India. “Except for some, Indian films are not that well known and this visit to India is a small part on our side to change that,” he said.

MHADA: Over 66,000 apply for 217 houses, lottery on June 2

Of the 217 houses, 47 are for Middle Income Groups (MIG), while the remaining are for Lower Income Groups (LIG). A total of 46 houses are located in Powai, while the rest are located at Chembur’s Shell tower in Shahkar Nagar.

Mumbai South: High turnout in Malabar Hill worked in Sena’s favour

Malabar Hill saw a 52.15 per cent voter turnout, which was a percentage point higher as compared to 2014. Malabar Hill is one of the six Assembly constituencies which make up the Mumbai South Lok Sabha seat.

Maharashtra: State drafts mental healthcare rules with focus on rights of mentally ill patients, awaits nod

With the Act mandating one psychiatrist per 100 patients, Maharashtra will now need to plug massive vacancies on posts of psychiatrists.

Mumbai confidential: Mission Maharashtra

On Monday, Fadnavis has convened a war room meeting to review implementation of big ticket infrastructure projects, including Mumbai’s Metro rail systems, hi-speed rail corridor, big dam and railway projects.

Mumbai: Man sits beside wife’s body for 2 days after ‘beating her to death’

Police said the man, identified as Sanjaykumar Padihari who is a labourer at garments shop, beat his wife to death in a fit of rage. They arrested the man on Friday (May 24) while the incident took place on May 19.

‘Accused seeking Khalistan met in Tihar jail & conspired’

According to NIA, Siddiqui was lodged in Tihar jail between 2013 to 2016. It claimed that Siddiqui met Hawara, who is currently facing life imprisonment at Tihar jail, where they discussed the alleged conspiracy to create a separate Khalistan.

Congress MP asks why prohibition imposed only in few districts

“I didn’t call for lifting prohibition. I only spoke about the inefficacy of selective prohibition. Why prohibition only in Wardha, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli? Why not in Nagpur? Why not declare it in the entire state?” he told The Indian Express.