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Suspending the 2005 ban on dance bars in Maharashtra, the SC added, "no performance shall remotely be expressive of any kind of obscenity in any manner."
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This year, to commemorate Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s birthday, Maharashtra Government is celebrating this day as Reading Day.
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I felt something around the front pocket of my jeans. I put my hands on my pocket only to find my phone gone already.
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In the last three years, the laborers residing in Mumbai have shifted more to Central Mumbai, considering the job openings there.
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The decision to ban meat was effected just a few days after the Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation’s decision to ban the sale of meat for 8 days in the city.
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It is imperative to understand that we cannot possibly ask a woman how to dress, what to do, where to go, so on and so forth.
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Terribly Tiny Talkies, in its third season, has released a short, Agli Baar, based on the lives of those who live in the shanties of Annawadi Slum.
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The Mumbai police have had problems in the past with a couple sitting on a bench, and a group of friends taking a selfie of a group hug.
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Last Tuesday, the 28th of July, to expand their already thriving conventional marketing-strategy into the cyber-space, the Dabbawalas went online.
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BMC, inspite of being the richest civic body in Asia with Rs 33,514 cr budget is accused of being unable to bring any relief to mumbaikars.
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The taxi drivers seem to be threatened by the services of cabs that are dependent on mobile applications.
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We made our way through the exceptionally hot day in early March to investigate drug phenomenon.
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I’m glad I was only molested.
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What can we learn from Dharavi?
Shubhangi Joshi

Her philosophy as a solo musician is simple: 'Create songs that make you curious, that give you room to relate to it, and with interesting lyrics.'

The Dabbawalas of Mumbai, as amazing as they already are, have come up with a very simple solution to an extremely complex problem

Here are ten things you might not know about Mumbai.
slum demolition

136 houses were broken and almost all residents were forced onto the streets. Most didn’t even get the time to pack up their most essential belongings.
education in india

While the government struggles to effectively implement the RTE act, there are people who have been contributing to the society to make it more educated.

At Operation Black Dot we genuinely believe that every ‘thinking’ vote matters.

Finding housing for singles, particularly women, is hard enough in this city – 10 teenage girls and 3 female staff? Where will we go?!
Delhi vs Mumbai

Of course they all share one thing in common - An unflinching loyalty to their own city.

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