Mumbai

Covid Bed Allotment Through "War Rooms", Not Hospitals: Mumbai's Plan

March 30, 2021
Newsdesk

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Mumbai, the city's civic body is preparing for a possible shortage of hospital beds, thus adding and reserving more beds for Covid patients. At private hospitals, all ICU beds and 80 per cent of all Covid beds will be reserved for centralised allotment to patients through the ci | Read more|

Ambani Bomb Scare: Mumbai Cop 'Seized' Own Housing Society's CCTV Footage

March 16, 2021
Newsdesk

Suspended Mumbai policeman Sachin Vaze, arrested for his suspected role in the placement of an explosives-laden car outside industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence, is found to have seized his own housing society's digital video recorder (DVR) while he was probing the case under the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU). The N | Read more|

Mumbai Cop Arrested Over Alleged Role In Ambani Security Scare Case

March 14, 2021
Newsdesk

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested Maharashtra Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Vaze for his alleged role in placing an explosives-laden vehicle near the residence of Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani last month. He was taken into custody late last night at the end of around 12 hours of questio | Read more|

"Micro-Level Monitoring" In Mumbai, Kerala Amid Fear Over Virus Mutants

February 23, 2021
Newsdesk

800 to 900 samples from Maharashtra and Kerala - two of the five states that have seen a rise in coronavirus cases in the recent days - have been sent for genome sequencing in the last one month, top sources in the Union Health Ministry said. This comes amid fear of the mutant strains of the virus. | Read more|

Poet-Activist Varavara Rao, 81, Granted Bail In Bhima Koregaon Case

February 22, 2021
Newsdesk

Varavara Rao, the 81-year-old poet-activist who has been in jail for over two years in the Koregaon-Bhima case, was granted bail for six months by the Bombay High Court today on medical grounds. He is currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital where was admitted by the Maharashtra government following | Read more|

Arrest In Mumbai After "Biggest" Drug Haul Linked To Sushant Rajput Case

December 9, 2020
Newsdesk

In the "biggest" seizure of contraband in the drugs case linked to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has recovered hashish, besides other drugs, and cash worth crores during raids in Mumbai, NCB sources said. Drugs seized from various locations in Mumbai's posh Andheri West area inc | Read more|