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Kareena Kapoor’s house in Mumbai sealed after she tests Covid positive

BMC fears Kareena Kapoor may be a super spreader as she has violated Covid norms and attended several parties; Amrita Arora, Maheep Kapoor and Seema Khan, too, positive Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor tested positive for Covid-19, sending the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation in a tizzy. They fear that she could be a potential super spreader,...

24 dead as heavy rainfall, landslides hit Mumbai

At least 24 people have lost their lives in separate incidents of wall collapse due to landslides in Mumbai’s Chembur and Vikhroli on Sunday. The unfortunate deaths took place as the maximum city was lashed by heavy rainfall resulting in waterlogging at several low-lying areas affecting traffic and train movements. Seventeen people lost their lives...

Heavy rainfall lashes Mumbai as monsoon marks its entry, rail-road traffic affected

Heavy rainfall lashed Mumbai and its suburbs on Wednesday morning after the monsoon reached the maximum city a day in advance. The rainfall resulted in flooded roads and the closure of subways causing hardships for the city’s residents. Local bus and train services were also affected. According to Mumbai Met chief Jayanta Sarkar, the monsoon...

Sonu Sood gets interim relief from HC in illegal construction case

The Bombay High Court has restrained the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) from taking any coercive action against actor Sonu Sood. The interim relied has been provided till January 13. Notably, the BMC has alleged that the actor illegally converted a residential property into a commercial one without taking prior permission. The actor had approached the...

BMC files police complaint against actor Sonu Sood

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has filed a police complaint against actor Sonu Sood for allegedly converting a residential building in Mumbai’s Juhu into a hotel. Notably, Sonu Sood had given the same six-storey building for quarantining medical professionals last year when the lockdown was imposed by the government to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Big victory for Kangana Ranaut as HC asks BMC to compensate, says demolition illegal

The Bombay High Court on Friday criticised the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for using “muscle power” in the demolition of actor Kangana Ranaut’s bungalow. While quashing the demolition order, the high court termed the BMC’s move as an act of malafide that was done to cause substantial loss to Kangana. The court also directed the authorities...

Mumbai courts orders FIR against actor Kangana Ranaut

In what could add to the trouble of actor Kangana Ranaut who is fighting a bitter battle with the Maharashtra government, a Mumbai court has directed the city police to register an FIR against the actor and her sister Rangoli Chandel. The court directed the police to register the FIR against the sister duo for...

Kangana Ranaut seeks Rs 2 cr compensation from BMC

Actor Kangana Ranaut has sought a compensation of Rs 2 crore from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for demolishing her office in Mumbai. Kangana Ranaut has amended the petition filed in the Bombay High Court against the “illegal” demolition of her office. The actor has claimed that the BMC demolition drive has damaged 40 per cent...

Kangana Ranaut returns to Mumbai with a bang

In a development that is nothing short of a Bollywood potboiler, actor Kangana Ranaut on Wednesday arrived in Mumbai with Y-plus security cover. While Kangana Ranaut was boarding her flight for Mumbai, BMC’s machinery was busy in bringing down alleged illegal alterations in the actor’s office. However, by the time she landed in Mumbai, she...

Heavy rains throw life out of gear in Mumbai

Citizens residing in Mumbai and adjoining Thane district had to wade through waterlogged streets following overnight heavy rains. The heavy rains also affected the local train services, as well as road traffic movement, in Mumbai. The heavy rainfall is likely to continue for the next two days. BMC appealed citizens to stay at home The...

Aamir Khan’s staff members test positive for COVID-19

Actor Aamir Khan on Tuesday in a statement said that some of his staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. He said all his family members other than his mother had so far tested negative. He said he would be taking his mother for a COVID-19 test and urged his fans to pray for her...

BMC says situation under control after gas leak in Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday said the situation is under control after several residents complained of suspected gas leak from Chembur, Ghatkopar and adjoining areas in the city. Many residents complained of suspected gas leak from Chembur, Ghatkopar, Powai and Vikhroli areas late on Saturday night, an official of the BMCs disaster management...