GHATKOPAR

  • Mumbai Metro launches concessional fare for early morning commuters June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: To woo people to commute in the city's first Metro during offpeak hours in morning, its operator MMOPL has decided to offer a promotional fare of Rs five between any two stations on the stretch on a trial basis. The facility can be availed from Thursday and will remain valid...
  • CM inaugurates Mumbai Metro; Ambani, Mahajan among early riders June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Metro services were thrown open to Mumbaikars with Chief Minister Prithivraj Chavan inaugurating the muchawaited project at Versova on Sunday morning. Deputy CM Ajit Pawar too was present at the historic moment. Reliance Industries head Anil Ambani, wife Tina Ambani and BJP leaders Poonam Mahajan and Kirit Somaiya were...
  • Mumbai metro to start services today amid dispute over tariff June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Metro services will be thrown open to Mumbaikars on Sunday amidst dispute over tariff. The muchawaited Mumbai metro has got embroiled in a legal dispute over tariff, a day before commencement of its operations, with the staterun MMRDA moving the court against the operator over fare hike. Chief Minister Prithviraj...
  • Mumbai metro to start operations on Sunday morning June 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai metro will finally start commercial operations from Sunday after a delay of three years, providing muchneeded relief to the commuters in the bustling metropolis where the overburdened suburban railways ferries seventy lakh people every day. Services on the 11.4 km VersovaAndheriGhatkopar stretch, Phase 1 of the project, will...
  • Mumbai LS polls: Maximum contrasts in maximum city April 23, 2014

    Mumbai, the maximum city is also the one with maximum contrasts. In the north-east constituency of Mumbai, life on the two sides of the highway literally presents the two faces of the city. Ghatkopar and Mankhurd lie on two sides of a highway in northeast Mumbai. While one is eager...
  • Watch: Shah Rukh Khan performs at Dahi handi celebrations August 29, 2013

    Actor Shah Rukh Khan joined dahi handhi celebration on the occassion of Janmashtami in Mumbai suburb of Ghatkopar. He was seen dancing on the song of his latest movie 'Chennai Express'. ...
  • Mumbai's Eastern Freeway faces jurisdiction issues, traffic movement stopped till noon June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: A day after the new Eastern Freeway in Mumbai was inaugurated, there was a glitch over its opening to the public. Jurisdiction issues resulted in delay and the traffic police did not allow movement till noon. Almost 17 kilometre long, it is dubbed as India's longest flyover in an...
  • Mumbai: Woman burnt alive by her daughter's molesters March 29, 2013

    Mumbai: A woman was brutally assaulted and set on fire when she tried to protect her daughter from getting molested by a group few unidentified men in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. The victim was allegedly beaten up and then set on fire by two women and a few unidentified men. The woman, who...
  • Mumbai: Two constables hit by speeding car February 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Two constables were hit by a speeding car on Monday morning at Ghatkopar East in Mumbai. One constable has been seriously injured. He has been admitted to the Wockhardt Hospital in Mulund. The accused is yet to be arrested. ...
  • Mumbai: Novice driver rams car, injures 8 April 7, 2012

    Mumbai: A novice driver, Bhagwat Chikne, on Friday evening drove his car onto vegetable vendors on the side of a road in Ghatkopar in Mumbai, injuring eight. Chikne is said to be absconding after the accident. Chikne was driving his Zen, when, trying to apply brakes, he accidentally stepped on the accelerator,...
  • MNS men target migrants in Mumbai again April 17, 2011

    Mumbai: The activists of Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) have once again gone on a rampage against migrants in Mumbai and demolished shacks and hutments in Ghatkopar suburb on Sunday. MNS activists alleged they were illegal constructions encroaching into mangroves and that most of the shacks belonged to migrant...
  • Woman killed in Mumbai multistorey fire May 16, 2010

    Mumbai: A woman was burnt to death and another injured as fire broke out on Sunday on the 15th floor of a residential tower in Mumbai's suburban Ghatkopar area, fire brigade officials here said. The victims are yet to be identified, the officials said. "The fire broke out around...