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Mumbai Live: Death toll goes up to 15, dozens injured in stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station

15 people have been killed and 30 injured in a Stampede on foot over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and parol suburban station in Mumbai. The cause of the stampede was being probed. “Of the injured 20 people have serious injuries, rest have minor injuries. Can’t comment more right now,” said Niket Kaushik, GRP Commissioner. Emergency relief and medical teams were ... Read More »

Six year old dies after collapsing in Mumbai school

A six-year-old boy of Mumbai’s Pawar Public School died on Thursday after collapsing in the school corridor while playing. The incident happened during a short break in the morning, around 10:00 a.m. The class 1 student, identified as Swarang Dalvi, was playing with his friends during the short break. Swarang’s classmates informed the school authorities and took him to the ... Read More »

Heavy rains hit Mumbai again; schools, colleges to remain shut today, BMC on alert

Three weeks after rains returned to haunt Mumbai with the maximum city receiving between 40mm and 130mm of rainfall on Tuesday. Parts of Colaba, Churchgate, CST, Dadar, Worli, Bandra, Santacruz, Vile Parle, Andheri, and Borivli received very heavy rainfall from Tuesday afternoon onwards. Meanwhile, weather observatory has predicted heavy rain falls and for the safety of students the state government ... Read More »

Doctors death during Mumbai floods: Four arrested

Police have arrested four persons in connection with the death of a renowned doctor, who fell into an open manhole during torrential rains in Mumbai on August 29. Dr Deepak Amrapurkar, a gastroenterologist who worked with Bombay Hospital. Dadar police in central Mumbai yesterday arrested Siddhesh Bhelsekar, Rakesh Kadam, Nilesh Kadam and Dinesh Pawar, residents of a chawl in Parel ... Read More »

10 stray dogs maul 9-year-old boy to death in Mumbai

A nine-year-old boy died after being bitten by around 10 stray dogs in Bhiwandi on Sunday. Dhiraj Yadav, who was playing with a friend at a dump yard, accidentally jumped from a pipeline on to a dog. The dog started chasing Dhiraj and soon more dogs followed and mauled the boy. On hearing the commotion, a local resident, Sabhajit Bind, ... Read More »

11 killed during Ganpati immersions across Maharashtra

During Ganesh idol immersion processions in Maharashtra at least eleven people were killed according to sources.  Out of 11 , five from Pune sources added. Three persons drowned during Ganesh idol immersion in the Shivnai lake near Bidkin in Aurangabad district, police said. Officials from state police headquarters said that three died in Aurangabad, four people lost their lives in ... Read More »

Dawood’s brother vacates his building in Mumbai fearing collapse after heavy rains

The building collapse in south Mumbai killed atleast 22 lives and left another 13 injured has made gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar to vacate his building next door in Bhendi Bazaar. On Thursday morning the five-storey Hussaini Manzil building, located on Pakmodia Street, collapsed. Dawood Ibrahim’s younger brother Iqbal Kaskar stays in the Dambarwala building which is located beside Hussaini ... Read More »

Mumbai doctor’s body found near Worli sea shore 2 days after he went missing

Rescue agencies have located the body of gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amrapurkar (58) who had been missing for the past 36 hours after slipping into an open manhole. His body was found washed ashore off Worli coast around 7.30am on Wednesday morning. Another doctor added his body was completely swollen. His friends identified him by his wrist watch and the clothes ... Read More »

Mumbai rains: Senior doctor missing, search underway

Renowned gastroenterologist of the Bombay Hospital Dr. Deepak Amrapurkar went missing near the Elphinstone Road station following heavy rains said police on Wednesday. 58-year-old Amarapurkar had left for home last evening by his car but due to water logging on the road he asked his driver to drop him near the Elphinstone Road station and started walking towards his residence, ... Read More »

Mumbai rains LIVE: Local train services resume partially, dabbawallas off work today

Here there is some relief for Mumbaikars as weather department predicts light to moderate rainfall in the maximum city today. Heavy rains on Tuesday crippled the country’s financial capital. Mumbai received 300mm rainfall flooding roads, railway tracks. Air traffic was also badly hit. Tuesday’s rains were the heaviest the city witnessed since 26 July, 2005. At least 500 people were killed then. ... Read More »

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