Worli

  • Mumbai: Gas leak in Mahanagar Gas Limited's underground pipeline at Worli July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Gas leakage has been reported from Mahanagar Gas Limited's underground pipeline at Worli junction in Mumbai. People have been evacuated from the immediate vicinity of the spot as a precautionary measure. The leakage was reported when some drainage work was underway at the Worli junction. Fire brigade officials have...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola face-off continues, MCGM says may use force June 22, 2014

    Mumbai: As the standoff over eviction of Campa Cola society residents stretched into the third day, Mumbai civic officials on Sunday said that they would not hesitate to use force if they are not allowed to enter the complex to cut water and power supply to the illegal flats. Municipal Corporation...
  • Mumbai witnesses high tide, waves expected to be 4.6 metres high June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai witnessed high tide on Friday for the second day today. Many parts of Worli, Shivaji Park were flooded as the high tide began to set in. Waves are expected to be 4.6 metres high. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has already issued a warning, asking people to stay away...
  • Maharashtra toll booth violence: 25 MNS workers detained January 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Tuesday detained 25 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers have for vandalising Bandra Worli sea link. This comes a day after MLA Pravin Darekar and 71 MNS workers were arrested on Monday for vandalising a toll booth in Dahisar. The MNS workers were charged with sections...
  • Were Campa Cola society residents in the know about the illegality? November 13, 2013

    Mumbai: After two days of high drama, the residents of the Campa Cola society in Mumbai's Worli area can heave a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court stayed demolition of illegal flats at the complex. Even as the apex court took suo moto cognizance of the matter and passed...
  • Residents of Campa Cola society fight for their home November 12, 2013

    The stand-off between the Mumbai Police and the residents of the Campa Cola housing society took an ugly turn on Tuesday as the residents refused to let go of their homes, where they have been living for over 20 years. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials have now threatened to...
  • Eviction notice given to Mumbai's Campa Cola society residents November 11, 2013

    Mumbai: The police on Sunday issued a notice to occupants of illegal floors of beleaguered Campa Cola Housing Society at Worli in Mumbai. The notice, issued by senior police inspector Deepak More, warned the occupants of action under section 149 of CrPc if any law and order issue is created during...
  • Riches to rags: Mumbai couple offers shelter to former editor Sunita Naik August 20, 2013

    Sixty-five-year-old Sunita Naik, former editor of Marathi magazine 'Grihalaxmi', who was living on the pavement outside a local gurdwara in Mumbai for the past two months, has been offered shelter by a couple. "I no longer live on the footpath, outside the gurdwara. I have found shelter with the couple -...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola residents face homeless future April 28, 2013

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued eviction notices to around 200 families in Worli's posh Campa Cola Compound after a landmark Supreme Court judgement. The residents are preparing to face the demolition squads starting Monday that will raze all illegal floors in the cluster of buildings. While the BMC...
  • Snapshot: Suniel Shetty turns chef for his wife Mana January 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Suniel Shetty might be a hotelier but the actor decided to turn chef for his wife Mana Shetty. The actor recently participated in an event 'Cook For Her' at Worli Festival. ...
  • Mumbai: No more toll queues on Bandra-Worli sea link August 3, 2012

    Mumbai: In a city besieged with long traffic queues, the latest initiative by the transport authorities will come as a relief to motorists. The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) and the toll-collecting agency Mumbai Entry Point Limited (MEPL) introduced an electronic-toll payment system on Bandra-Worli Sea Link yesterday. The decision...
  • Raj Travels owner Lalit Sheth commits suicide August 2, 2012

    Mumbai: India's leading leisure travel service provider Raj Travels' owner Lalit Sheth on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the Bandra Worli Sea Link bridge in central Mumbai, police said. "56-year-old Sheth, who owns Raj Travels, jumped from the sea link bridge this afternoon, leaving a suicide note," Deputy Police...
  • Sea link tweet gets Mandy Bedi hubby in trouble May 18, 2011

    The construction company that built the Bandra Worli Sea Link has lodged a complaint "unknown persons" for spreading rumours about a link wire collapse. Police will also investigate whether Raj Kaushal and others posted damaging tweets advising commuters to avoid the link. On March 23 Mumbaikars were flooded with rumours...
  • Drunk driving causes car crash on Worli Sea Link March 23, 2011

    Mumbai: The prosecution for the Bandra-Worli Sea Link accident on Monday could lose key evidence if doctors fail to ascertain whether the driver, Ranjeet Kamble, had consumed alcohol before driving. The matter assumes significance after people known to him alleged that he could have been drunk while driving. On Monday, Kamble, a...
  • Cong refuses to comment on Bachchan row April 1, 2010

    New Delhi: Having criticised actor Amitabh Bachchan over the past few days for accepting to be Gujarat's brand ambassador, the Congress on Wednesday refused to comment further on the issue. "I have nothing further to add," party spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan said to repeated questions on Bachchan. Asked about reports in the...
  • Is Congress unfairly targeting Big B? May 19, 2011

    Amitabh Bachchan takes on the Maharashtra Chief Minister saying he can prove that he was invited for the Bandra-Worli Sea Link inauguration. So is the Congress unfairly targeting Bollywood's biggest icon? ...
  • Amitabh slams Cong, says he is apolitical March 28, 2010

    New Delhi: One of Bollywood's biggest icon Amitabh Bachchan finds himself in the middle of a controversy after attending the inauguration of the second carriageway of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link. While Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has claimed that Amitabh was not invited for the event, the actor has responded by...
  • Big B, an easy target for Congress March 28, 2010

    New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan's presence at the inauguration of the second carriageway of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link has led to controversy with Maharashtra Cchief Minister Ashok Chavan even claiming that he didn't knew the Bollywood superstar was invited. The Big B has slammed the Congress for saying he arrived uninvited for...
  • Was invited for sea-link event: Big B to Cong March 25, 2010

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan has slammed the Maharashtra Congress for questioning his presence at the Bandra-Worli sea link inauguration in Mumbai on Wednesday. The Maharashtra government says he was an uninvited guest at the Mumbai event but Amitabh Bachchan insists he was requested to be the chief guest but is now...
  • Mumbai gears up for marathon on Sunday January 16, 2010

    Mumbai: Mumbai Marathon will be held in the city on Sunday morning. From celebrities to ordinary participants - all the participants are geared up with their running shoes. Almost 38,000 people will be participating in the marathon with many firsts. The race has original marathon flame from Greece, an increased prize money...
  • Accident No. 3 and counting on Mumbai's Sealink December 16, 2009

    Mumbai: The city on Wednesday woke up to its third accident on the Bandra-Worli Sealink this week. Two people were injured when the driver of a Maruti Swift lost control at the Worli end and another car rammed into it. The accident highlights the lack of safety measures on the...
  • After 4 months, Bandra-Worli sealink incurs losses November 11, 2009

    Mumbai: An engineering marvel, the pride of Mumbai, but it seems that the novelty of the Bandra-Worli sealink has worn off in just four months as toll operators say the traffic hasn't been encouraging Managing Director, MEP toll Ltd Jayant Mhaiskar said, "The revenue as well as traffic has...
  • Two injured in mishap on Bandra-Worli Sealink July 25, 2009

    Mumbai: Two persons were injured when a vehicle collided with a taxi and a car on Friday on the recently inaugurated Bandra-Worli Sealink. It is the first accident on the bridge after it was thrown opent to the public, police said. A north-bound vehicle hit a taxi and a Honda...
  • Bandra-Worli sealink traffic thins as rides cost money July 7, 2009

    The Bandra-Worli sealink joyride is over for Mumbaikars as they must now pay to commute on the way. Monday, July 6, 2009 was the first day when commuters had to pay a toll of 50 rupees to use the new Bandra-Worli sealink.and the crowds disappeared. CNN-IBN's correspondent Shoaib Ahmed gets...
  • Bandra-Worli Sea link starts toll tax July 6, 2009

    Mumbai The Bandra-Worli Sea link which had been thrown open to the public on Wednesday, had been kept free of toll for the first few days. But from Monday onwards the toll charges will be Rs 50 one way to use the Bandra-Worli bridge. Thousands had lined up to try...
  • Thackeray flays Pawar over Sea Link naming issue July 2, 2009

    Mumbai: Attacking Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar for suggesting that the Bandra-Worli Sea Link be named after Rajiv Gandhi, Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray on Thursday said it was probably done to make a "homecoming" to the Congress. "Despite the humiliating defeat suffered by NCP, Pawar and his rich...
  • Sea Link drive proves nightmare for Mumbaikars July 2, 2009

    Mumbai: A joy ride over the Bandra-Worli Sea Link after the dinner seems to be the agenda of many Mumbaikars now. The sea link was thrown open to the public at 0700 hrs IST on Wednesday. As there is no toll fee this week Mumbaikars celebrated their city’s new landmark....
  • Traffic jams on day one of Bandra-Worli Sea Link July 2, 2009

    Day one of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link of course didn't have only regular commuters but also scores of Mumbaikars who simply wanted to soak-in the experience first hand. However, the commuters were disappointed as it took 45 minutes to cover a route of six minutes, just teething problems or does...
  • Day one: Rescue operation on Bandra-Worli Sea Link July 2, 2009

    Mumbai: In a dramatic rescue operation in the sea early on Wednesday morning, the coastguard saved nine people including four policemen from a fishing launch called 'Mauli' in the high seas. The police team were on duty for the VVIP security in view of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link (BWSL) inauguration since...