MUMBAI FLOODS

  • Rs 70 cr spent, but Mumbai struggles in rains September 4, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maximum City came to a halt on Monday evening as the torrential rains exposed the Brihan Mumbai Corporation's claims and the Mayor's challenge that the agencies were prepared for tackling Monsoon 2012. The BMC had spent over Rs 50 crore this year alone on desilting of drains and...
  • Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Thane worst hit September 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Even though water has receded from most places in Mumbai, the Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall on Tuesday as well. The rains on Monday left many areas in the city waterlogged, one dead and four injured in its wake. Parts of Dadar Hind Mata and many roads were...
  • Mumbai comes to a halt, Met predicts more rain September 4, 2012

    Mumbai: After receiving heavy rainfall on Monday, Mumbai had some brief respite for a while. For now, water has receded in most places. The trains and flights are on time. However, the Meteorology Department has predicted heavy rainfall on Tuesday as well. The rains on Monday left many areas in the...
  • Mumbai still susceptible to 2005like flood June 9, 2011

    Mumbai: Over 900 lives were lost and 2.5 lakh homes were damaged in the 2005 Mumbai floods. The flood resulted in a loss of Rs 450 crore. Much could've been saved if the Mithi river had not been choked by sludge and garbage and its banks not encroached by slums. Based...
  • Mumbai residents fear worst this monsoon June 13, 2010

    For residents of Mumbai, heavy rains have become synonymous with traffic jams and flooding of streets. ...
  • CJ Show: Questioning infrastructure and negligence July 19, 2009

    This week on the Citizen Journalist Show, CJ Deepika Manchanda questions authorities of a Delhi hospital for alleged negligence resulting in her sister's death. Also on the show CJ Kulbir Singh Walia wants answers from the BMC following the floods caused by rains in Mumbai....
  • Mumbai family mourns helpful sons lost in July deluge July 15, 2009

    Mumbai: Mumbai is flooded again with monsoon deluge. The city has faced this kind of disaster year after year in the last few years. Mumbai residents ask serious questions like why can't the administration nail the issue and bring the infrastructure tio such a level that no disasters happen in...
  • Singer Hard Kaur blames govt for Mumbai's standstill July 15, 2009

    Singer Hard Kaur was caught in the deluge in Mumbai on Tuesday and she holds the government responsible for not taking care of the infrastructure. ...
  • Radio, hero when crisis strikes Mumbai December 16, 2006

    Mumbai: For Radio Jockey (RJ) Tarana, speaking and connecting to her listeners is her job. But on 26/7 last year, the same job, became the only source of information and medium for people who were stuck in their cars, or buses. Private FM stations in Mumbai were on air for...