Chhatrapati Shivaji

  • Maharashtra government to act against objectionable Facebook posts June 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is considering action against not only those who post objectionable posts on social networking sites like Facebook but also those who "like" and forward them, Home Minister RR Patil warned on Monday. The minister's stern comment came in the wake of violence following certain insulting posts by...
  • Maharashtra: Tension prevails over derogatory post on Shivaji, Bal Thackeray June 2, 2014

    Tension prevails in some parts of Maharashtra after a post on a social networking website Facebook showed objectionable pictures and allegedly derogatory references to Chhatrapati Shivaji and the late Shiv Sena patriarch, Bal Thackeray. Shops in some areas of Pune, Kolhapur and Solapur remained shut amidst protests and sporadic incidents...
  • India's first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai April 18, 2014

    Mumbai: India's first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country's commercial capital on Friday. The project - Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) - will provide a critical east-west suburban link in the city and has slashed travel time from the earlier 90 minutes to...
  • Delhi-bound Air India flight grounded in Paris over a spoiler snag March 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi-bound Air India flight was grounded in Paris following a spoiler snag. 236 passengers were on board Air India's flight AI 142 which had to be grounded just when it was to take off from Paris CDG Airport on Saturday night as the aircraft's spoilers - speed...
  • With 189 passengers onboard, Dubai-bound Air India flight makes emergency landing March 8, 2014

    A Dubai-bound Air India Express flight with 189 passengers onboard on Saturday made an emergency landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport after it was diverted here due to technical issue. A spokesperson of the airline said all the passengers were safe and another aircraft was arranged to fly them to...
  • Operations to start from Mumbai's T2 terminal on Feb 12 February 10, 2014

    Mumbai Airport on Monday said it is all geared up to commence international flight operations from the recently inaugurated T2 (Terminal 2) at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport from Wednesday. The transition of all international flights from the existing terminal to the T2 will begin with the arrival of the Air...
  • Maharashtra Cabinet clears Rs 100 crore Shivaji statue in Mumbai February 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday cleared a proposal to construct Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji's statue in Mumbai worth Rs 100 crore. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said that the state Cabinet has also cleared exact location where it will be erected. Shivaji's statue is a rival project to Bharatiya Janata Party's...
  • Peacock-themed Mumbai airport a treat for art lovers January 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Built at a cost of Rs 5500 crore, Mumbai airport's long-awaited swanky new terminal is a haven for art lovers. The four-floor marvel that puts the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on the world map has laid great focus on design and art. "If a person was to be blindfolded and...
  • Manmohan Singh inaugurates new Terminal 2 at Mumbai airport January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday inaugurated Terminal-2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. "Mumbai terminal will establish new global benchmarks. I compliment Mumbai International Airport Ltd. for building a state- of-the-art airport," Singh said. The new terminal has been built by GVK-led consortium and the cost of building...
  • Mumbai airport's new terminal with hi-tech facilities to be inaugurated today January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai, the financial capital, can now boast of an airport at par with the best in the world. From gardens and fountains to multi-level car parks, the Terminal-2 at GVK Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has much to show off. The state-of-the-art T2 is an integrated four-level terminal spread over...
  • Sneak peek: Mumbai airport's new Terminal-2 January 9, 2014

    The state-of-the-art T2 is an integrated four-level terminal spread over 4.39 lakh sq metres. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is due to inaugurate the new Mumbai airport T2 terminal on Friday. ...
  • Air passenger arrested for attempting to smuggle in rough diamonds August 21, 2013

    An Indian passenger has been arrested at the international airport in Mumbai for allegedly trying to smuggle in 4.9 kg of rough diamonds valued at Rs 1 crore from the United Arab Emirates, a customs official said on Wednesday. Prashant Harsora had arrived from Sharjah on an Air Arabia Airline flight at...
  • I was harassed for over 30 minutes at Mumbai airport, claims Suranjana Ghosh July 12, 2013

    Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. ...
  • Twitter reacts to Suranjana - amputee who was asked to take off her prosthetic leg at Mumbai airport July 12, 2013

    Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. ...
  • Amputee alleges harassment: Citizens say India not disabled friendly July 12, 2013

    After a woman said she was asked to take off her prosthetic leg at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check, citizens are saying there should be a separate counter for disabled people to make the process more easy for them. ...
  • Amputee alleges harassment: Activists say need to sensitise CISF July 12, 2013

    Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. Suranjana was told that the metal detectors would be set off by the metal components of her artificial...
  • Mumbai: Diamonds worth Rs 3.91 crore go missing May 19, 2013

    Mumbai: City police registered a case of theft after diamonds worth Rs 3.91 crore that were to be exported to Belgium went missing from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. According to the complaint, filed with Sahar Police, the complainant, who happens to be the employee of a diamond trading firm, sent...
  • Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor detained, fined for customs violation May 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor was on Saturday detained and fined about Rs 60,000 on undeclared branded personal goods he was carrying at the Mumbai International airport, a customs official said. The 30-year-old actor was later let off. Ranbir, who landed at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on a British...
  • Flying from Mumbai airport to be costlier from Feb 1 January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Come February, flying from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai will be costlier as the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) on Wednesday approved a 154 per cent rise in development fee from passengers. The new tariff would come into effect from February 1. Passengers will have to pay Rs 346...
  • Shivaji memorial to come up in Arabian Sea: Chavan December 21, 2012

    Nagpur: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday announced setting up of "appropriate" memorial of Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji in the Arabian Sea off the Mumbai coast. "The structure will be constructed one km off the sea shore in the Arabian sea", he said and the announcement was greeted by...
  • Mumbai airport ground staff on strike October 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The ground staff at the Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) are on a protest. The cleaning and loading crew said that they are protesting against the firing of 150 workers. They are also agitating for the wages that have not been paid to them for two months. Last week,...
  • Mumbai: 10-year-old boy kidnapped from CST station October 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Another child was kidnapped from Mumbai's busy Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) station on Wednesday. The incident was caught on CCTV cameras. Ten-year-old Sagar, who was lying next to his grandmother, was kidnapped when she fell asleep. Officials are examining the footage to nab the kidnapper. This is the second...
  • New kidnapping caught on CCTV, this time in Delhi July 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after the Uttar Pradesh Police recovered the child who was kidnapped from Chhatrapati Shivaji station in Mumbai, yet another similar kidnapping incident caught on CCTV camera has come to light. This time, the victim is a 5-month-old baby girl, who was abducted from the premises of the...
  • CST station kidnapping victim found in Haridwar July 7, 2012

    Mumbai: The Haridwar Police on Saturday claimed to have found the girl who was kidnapped from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Station in Mumbai on June 10. A CCTV footage from the station showed a man walking inside the station premises and taking away the girl, Sangita, while her parents continued to...
  • Fire at Mumbai's Crawford market, no casualties June 27, 2012

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out in a building in the famed Crawford Market in Mumbai. There are no reports of any casualty, officials said. Eight fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to battle the blaze in Fatima Manzil in the market near Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in south...
  • Mumbai: Airport garbage bins used for smuggling March 14, 2012

    Mumbai: You never know what you might find inside the garbage cans at Mumbai airport. Now before you start planning to get your hands dirty, let's clarify here that the matter pertains to the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Mumbai customs busting a smuggling racket involving some employees at Chhatrapati...
  • Mumbai airport to stay shut for 5 hours today February 25, 2012

    Mumbai: For the first time in recent years, both runways of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai will be shut for construction work for 5 hours on Saturday. Operations will be closed between 11:30 am to 4:30 pm. Flights or passengers are not likely to be affected, as airlines had...
  • Diamonds not mine, claims Minissha Lamba May 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba who was detained at the airport on Wednesday for not declaring jewellery estimated to be worth Rs 35-50 lakhs, has claimed that the ornaments were for promotional purpose and do not belong to her. The 26-year-old, who was let off past midnight after being grilled for...
  • Wax statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji unveiled March 4, 2011

    Mumbai: The first life-size statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji in wax was unveiled here Wednesday evening. The statue has been created by wax artist Sunil Kandalloor and will be displayed permanently at Celebrity Wax Musuem, Lonavala, around 125 km from here. "We took several months to create and complete this major project of...