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Mumbai: Megacity in Maharashtra, India
Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. According to United Nations, as of 2018, Mumbai is the second most populous city in India after Delhi and the seventh most populous city in the world with a population of 19.98 million. As per Indian government population census of 2011, Mumbai was the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.5 million living under Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. Mumbai is the centre of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the sixth most populous metropolitan area in the world with a population of over 23.64 million. Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city. It is also the wealthiest city in India, and has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires among all cities in India. Mumbai is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, and the city's distinctive ensemble of Victorian and Art Deco buildings.


Mumbai’s suitcase murder accused a minor

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Farmers opposing bullet train project to file SLPs in SC

As many as 50 SLPs will be filed in the top court representing more than 2500 affected farmers from 192 villages across eight districts where land is being acquired for the project, lawyer Anand Yagnik..
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Videos for Mumbai

Rising sea levels threaten lives of Mumbai slum dwellers [Video]Rising sea levels threaten lives of Mumbai slum dwellers

Slum dwellers living next to the Arabian Sea in Mumbai have dealt with fierce cyclones, torrential rains and frequent floods, but the long-term rising sea levels threatening their lives are something..

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Bushfires put Sydney among worst-polluted cities [Video]Bushfires put Sydney among worst-polluted cities

The Australian city of Sydney made an appearance in the top ten most-polluted cities in the world according to Air Visual, after the city awoke to its fourth consecutive day shrouded in smoke from..

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Charles enjoys birthday celebrations in Mumbai [Video]Charles enjoys birthday celebrations in Mumbai

School children in Mumbai sing Happy Birthday to the Prince of Wales as he celebrates his 71st birthday on day two of the royal visit to India. The youngsters are supported in their education by a..

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PMC Bank depositors detained while protesting outside CM Thackeray's house

The depositors also held protests outside Reserve Bank of India (RBI)'s office in Mumbai, where people especially women were heard sloganeering- "We Want Justice" and were holding placards with Hindi..
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Members of Assamese community protest against Citizenship Act in Mumbai

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NHAI to explore e-way links to Jewar

As all decks get cleared for the development of Jewar airport in the NCR by 2024, the highways ministry has started exploring possibility of providing a direct link to the airport from upcoming..
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Medha Patkar surrenders passport amid row over pending cases

Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar surrendered her passport to the regional passport office in Mumbai on Tuesday. The authorities will determine whether to return or impound it based on her..
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Pakistani militant accused of Mumbai attacks faces terror financing charges

A Pakistani court on Wednesday indicted Islamist militant Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of deadly 2008 attacks in Mumbai, on terror financing charges, a government prosecutor said.
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Mumbai: 2 men arrested for stealing onions worth Rs 21,160; netizens react hilariously

A total of 168 kilograms of onions worth Rs 21,160 were stolen from two shops.
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While some fight, others hope to shed their Pakistan tag

The 2,000 Sindhis settled in Maharashtra (most of them in Mumbai’s Ulhasnagar) and around 65-odd Pakistani Hindu families living for almost three decades in Ellenabad in Haryana’s Sirsa district..
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SC asks Bombay HC to decide over felling on December 12

"The Bombay high court shall decide the matter on felling of trees to make a way for Metro 4 line on elevated corridors from Wadala in Mumbai to Kasarvadavali in Thane on December 12," a bench headed..
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ED files chargesheet against gangster Iqbal Mirchi in money laundering case

ED has filed a chargesheet before a special court in connection with the money laundering case against gangster Iqbal Mirchi. It is probing a money laundering case against Mirchi, who was a close aide..
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Isro space tech cells at IITs to promote student research

The cells have been set up at IITs — Bombay, Kanpur, Kharagpur and Madras, IISc, Bengaluru, and joint research programme with Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. The information about the space..
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Bombay high court restrains Chinese firm in copyright case

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'Dilli walon ka hotel hai. Panga kaun lega': Picture of sack full of onions placed outside Mumbai restaurant goes viral

This is gold!
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Israeli survivor of 26/11 receives moving message from PM Modi on Bar Mitzvah

In a moving message, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the Israeli boy who survived the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, in which both his parents lost their lives, by describing his story as a..
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This photo of cat enjoying bike ride in Mumbai will shoo away Monday blues!

Cuteness alert!
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King, Queen of Sweden arrive in Delhi on five-day India visit

Apart from Delhi, the royal couple is scheduled to visit Mumbai and Uttarakhand. In Delhi, the King and Queen are scheduled to visit Jama Masjid, Red Fort and Gandhi Smriti on Monday. It is King..
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Hafiz Saeed to be indicted by Pakistan court on terror financing charges on December 7

Hafiz Saeed is infamously considered to be the mastermind behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
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Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve granted 3-month extension

Sanjay Barve, a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer from the 1987 batch, took charge as Mumbai's police commissioner on February this year.
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'Won't allow murder of trees': Uddhav Thackeray stays Aarey work

On his first day as CM, Uddhav Thackeray stayed construction of the Metro 3 car shed at Mumbai's Aarey Colony for review. "I am probably the first Mumbai-born CM and this city holds a very special..
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Sonia, Rahul to skip Uddhav's swearing-in ceremony in Mumbai

In a letter to Thackeray, she wished Uddhav the very best in life and hoped that the new government will fulfil the hopes and aspirations of the people of Maharashtra.
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HC refuses urgent hearing on plea against Uddhav's swearing-in

The Bombay high court has refused to take up urgent hearing on a petition filed by a group of lawyers seeking a stay on the swearing-in of Uddhav Thackeray as chief minister of Maharashtra on Thursday..
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Sonia Gandhi, Rahul unlikely to attend Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in ceremony

Thackeray, who will take the oath of office and secrecy at Shivaji Park in Mumbai on Thursday, will be heading a Sena-NCP-Congress coalition government.
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Morning call, family and peer pressure, pushback turned tide

A morning meeting between uncle and nephew at a Mumbai hotel on Tuesday put the Sena-NCP-Congress combine back on course to form the government in Maharashtra. Hours later, the nephew, Ajit Pawar,..
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Blacklisting of Pakistan is certain if it continues to back terror: Rajnath

Pakistan will get blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) if it did not stop sponsoring terrorism, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh warned on Tuesday. Speaking at a programme to mark 11th..
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Ahead of floor test, Devendra Fadnavis to hold meeting with BJP MLAs

With the Supreme Court ordering floor test in the Maharashtra assembly on Wednesday, all newly elected BJP MLAs in the state have been asked to reach Mumbai to attend a meeting to be addressed by chief..
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We can be hurt, but not knocked out: Ratan Tata on 26/11 Mumbai attacks anniversary

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11 years of 26/11: Leaders pay tributes to Mumbai terror attack victims

Eleven years ago, on the evening of Thursday, November 26, 2008, terror struck Mumbai, the financial capital of India.
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India has empowered, strengthened democracy in last 70 yrs: PM Modi

PM Modi on Tuesday said India has strengthened and empowered its democracy in the last 70 years. Addressing members of both Houses of Parliament in the Central Hall of Parliament House, he also said..
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Mumbai attacks: Eleven years since 26/11, nation remembers terror victims

The ghastly attacks lasted for four days killing 166 people and injuring over 300. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday paid tribute to the victims of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and offered his..
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This is not Goa, says Sharad Pawar as Aghadi parades ‘162 MLAs’

MLAs from the anti-BJP front gathered in a ‘majority’ show of strength at a Mumbai hotel. NCP chief Sharad Pawar was flanked by Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on one side and Congress leader..
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162 Congress-NCP-Sena MLAs paraded at hotel in a show of strength, take oath to stand by the alliance

As the political drama in Maharashtra continues, 162 MLAs, who assembled at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai in a show of strength by the NCP-Congress-Sena alliance, took an oath to stand by the..
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Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP show of strength: Make way for us, Uddhav Thackeray tells BJP

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray asked the BJP to "make way" for the Sena-NCP- Congress alliance to rule Maharashtra and asked the to invite them to form government. The 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' of the Shiv..
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Sena-NCP-Congress combine to 'parade' 162 MLAs in Mumbai hotel

The Shiv Sena, the NCP and the Congress will "parade" 162 MLAs in a 5-star hotel in Mumbai on Monday evening as a proof of their combined strength in the assembly, Sena leader Sanjay Raut said...
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Three 'missing' NCP MLAs return to Mumbai

Three NCP MLAs, who were 'missing' since Saturday after attending the swearing-in of Ajit Pawar as deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, returned to Mumbai on Monday. "The three MLAs - Daulat Daroda..
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Amid political furore in Maharashtra, NCP leader Nawab Malik tweets 'we will succeed'

Two out of four Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLAs — who were reported missing since after BJP's Devendra Fadnavis' oath-taking as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra — reached Hyatt hotel in..
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NCP questions presence of cops in civil clothes at Mumbai hotel where its MLA are lodged, decides to shift them

A video of two police officials being 'questioned' by NCP leader Jitendra Ahwad is being shared on social media.
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NCP workers question presence of two cops at Mumbai hotel

When NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad asked one of the policemen the reason behind their presence at the hotel, he replied they were just "sitting there". Awhad even examined the identity card of the official...
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Maharashtra: NCP to shift MLAs to another hotel due to 'security reasons'

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is planning to shift its MLAs, currently lodged in a city-based hotel, to another hotel due to 'security reasons' on Sunday night. As many as 46 NCP legislators..
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'Getting calls from Ajit Pawar offering ministerial posts', NCP MLAs tell Sharad Pawar, Uddhav

NCP chief Sharad Pawar along with Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray met the legislators of Nationalist Congress Party at a Mumbai hotel on Sunday. The legislators told the two leaders that they were..
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Maharashtra crisis: Sharad Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray meet at resort hosting NCP MLAs

The Sena chief was joined by senior party leaders and son Aaditya Thackeray, who won the last month's Maharashtra assembly polls from Worli seat in Mumbai, during his discussion with Pawar, sources..
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NCP, Sena, Congress shift MLAs to hotels amid poaching threat

The NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena have shifted their legislators to different luxury hotels in Mumbai. While the Congress moved its MLAs to the J W Marriott hotel in Juhu area, the NCP legislators were..
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Maharashtra Political Crisis: Congress MLAs shifted to JW Mariott hotel in Mumbai before SC hearing

In a complete turnaround, Fadnavis on Saturday took oath as Maharashtra Chief Minister for his second term, and NCP's Ajit Pawar took oath as deputy chief minister. The oath was administered by..
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Uddhav Thackeray may move his MLAs out of Mumbai

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Good day for Rahul Gandhi in Delhi court, bad day in Mumbai court

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Opposition accuses BJP of receiving money from firm under probe for 'terror funding'

The Opposition on Friday accused the BJP of receiving crores in donation from a company being probed by the ED for allegedly buying properties from Iqbal Mirchi, an accused in the 1993 Mumbai bomb..
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Shiv Sena's Kishori Pednekar elected new Mayor of Mumbai, Suhas Wadkar as Deputy Mayor

They were elected to their posts unopposed since the other parties, i.e. the BJP, Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) did not contest the BMC polls this year.
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Maharashtra govt formation: Ahmed Patel, Kharge, KC Venugopal to leave for Mumbai today

BJP and Shiv Sena fought elections together and have a comfortable majority to form the government but the two parties didn't reach any consensus on the '50-50 formula' that led to the break-up of..
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Final decision on Maharashtra government in a day or two: Sanjay Raut

Raut said he will meet NCP president Sharad Pawar on Thursday. To further discuss the modalities of government formation, another round of meeting among the three parties will be held in Mumbai, he..
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Amid Maharashtra turmoil, BMC relief for Shiv Sena

The term of incumbent Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar and deputy mayor Hemangi Worlikar ends on Dec 7 and election for new office bearers will be held on Nov 22.
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