Tag: Mumbai

Remove illegal and unstable hoardings, signboards & electric signages immediately: Mumbaikars to BMC

In an open letter to petition to the Municipal Commissioner of Greater Mumbai, over 540 Mumbaikars have demanded the immediate removal of all illegal and unstable hoardings, signboards and electric signages in Mumbai district and strict action against offenders following the disastrous incident of the collapse of illegal hoarding at Ghatkopar on the evening of May 13, 2024, leading to the loss of 17 lives and causing serious injuries to several innocent people

India: Criminalisation of protests, police action against supporters of Palestine

Over the past weeks, innumerable protests – some impromptu, many by Muslim organisations and a few by rights organisations – have been organised across many big and small cities in India. These protests, largely peaceful, have raised citizen’s voices against what is seen as Israel’s siege and relentless bombing of Gaza. Indian law enforcement authorities from Mumbai to Uttar Pradesh (UP) to Delhi have however, in many cases taken “action.”

Brutal attack on young Muslim boy in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar

A young Muslim pizza delivery boy's harrowing account sheds light on a recent incident of hate crime.

10 years since Narendra Dabholkar’s murder, protest in Mumbai, SC asks CBI to look into ‘larger conspiracy’

Rationalist and anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead in 2013, accused were allegedly connected to the right-wing religious outfit Sanathan Sanstha, no arrest made yet

Diversity attacked, school teacher suspended for playing azaan during morning assembly in Mumbai

Parents of some students, led by a BJP MLA, staged a protest outside the school.

After desecration, vandalism, a statue stolen from historic Mumbai’s Byculla church

There have been a string of what appear like stray attacks of vandalism on Christian graveyards and churches in cosmopolitan Mumbai

Fuel hike protests to hit Mumbai!

Mumbai Ola, Uber cab drivers plan to start their own protest, inspired by Delhi transporters’ 3-day protest

Register and avail govt benefits! Mumbai’s appeal to better worker lives

Social workers and municipal officials work together to fix the sorry state of worker registrations

No Koli voices in the planning of coastal road project: Mumbai’s fisherfolk

Worli’s Koli community appeals to the BMC to heed the request of a wider navigation span

Please forgive me: CM Thackeray to families of hospital fire victims

Mumbai mall fire death toll rises to 10, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray apologises to families, announces compensation