CHEMBUR

  • Mumbai waterlogged after 2 days of nonstop rain, lakes not yet full July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Following incessant rain in Mumbai, chronic flooding spots like Hindmata, Mahim junction, Kurla west and Chembur have been waterlogged. The BMC disaster management, however, has maintained that the situation is under control. It has been raining incessantly since the last two days in Mumbai. The lakes though haven't filled up...
  • Shiv Sena and MNS workers clash in Mumbai April 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists clashed at Mankhurd, a suburb of Mumbai on Thursday morning. A police constable was injured in the incident and has been admitted in the hospital in Chembur. A vehicle was also damaged in the clash. Six seats of Mumbai are among 19 Maharashtra constituencies...
  • MNS toll agitation: Raj Thackeray released, will meet CM on Thursday February 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police released Maharashtra Navniram Sena chief Raj Thackeray after he was detained in Mumbai's Chembur after he protested with his party workers over tax collection at toll plazas. Emerging out of the police station, Thackeray informed that the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan had gave him a phone...
  • Mumbaikars queue up to take their first ride on monorail February 2, 2014

    Mumbai: With the Mumbai Monorail starting its journey on Sunday, hundreds of Mumbaikars queued up outside Chembur station to take their first ride on the much awaited transport network. The 8.93 km stretch between Wadala and Chembur can now be covered in just 19 minutes as opposed to the 40 minutes...
  • Watch: Mumbai get India's first monorail February 1, 2014

    The first monorail in India was inaugurated in Mumbai by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. The 8.93kmlong Monorail, running between ChemburWadala in the eastsouth direction, comprising the first phase, will be open to the public from Sunday. ...
  • Mumbai: Two dead after part of a wall collapses in Chembur October 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Two children died after a part of a wall collapsed at Vishweswar Mandir Trust in Chembur. Disaster Management said that the children, aged 7 and 8, were playing near the wall when the incident took place. Further details are awaited. ...
  • Vidya Balan gets married to Siddharth Roy Kapoor December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Actress Vidya Balan is said to have married Siddharth Roy Kapur, the managing director of Studios, Disney UTV, in an early morning ceremony at a temple in Chembur on Friday. It was a very private affair attended only by the family members of both sides, reported MidDay. Balan's marriage...
  • Mumbai welcomes monsoon with heavy showers June 10, 2012

    Mumbai: In a clear sign of the arrival of monsoon in Mumbai, heavy showers were reported from central and eastern suburbs of the city in Chembur, Trombay and Mahim early on Sunday morning. The rains lasted for about an hour. So far there have been no reports of any major...
  • Mumbai: Trio show wedding invite, loot family May 30, 2012

    Mumbai: The next time you find strangers at your doorsteps, claiming that they have come to invite you for a wedding at your hometown, think twice before you welcome them. On Monday, a group of three unidentified men, under the pretext of giving a wedding invite, robbed a housewife and...
  • Mumbai: The Rs 2,700 cr monorail to nowhere May 27, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) undertook two ambitious projects, the Metro and Monorail, to solve the Mumbai commuter's woes. However, the routes selected by the planning authority have raised some serious doubts, as commuters feel that the routes pass unfrequented areas. Monorail Phase I of the Rs 2,700 crore...
  • Mumbai: Builder grabs govt land worth Rs 640 cr March 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Twisting the power of attorney (PoA) made on a stamp paper of Rs 100 to his advantage, a builder allegedly grabbed government land measuring 1,35,502 sq m and traded a major portion back to the government for various projects. The land, worth over Rs 642 crore, originally belonged to...
  • Watch: CJ wades through the streets of Chembur July 14, 2009

    Mumbai: Citizen Journalist Kulbir Singh Walia waded through the streets of Mumbai, in Chembur to do a status check. ...
  • Shut dumping ground, demand Chembur residents March 25, 2008

    Chembur: Residents of a suburb in Mumbai went on a hunger strike on Monday, demanding closure of the overburdened Deonar dumping ground in their neighbourhood. The Deonar dumping ground singly accommodates the entire waste of Mumbai and has already exceeded its limit, especially after two other dumping grounds were recently...