Suyash Desai

Stories By Suyash Desai

Onlookers and office goers gather around rubbles of a footbridge outside the Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway complex in Mumbai on March 14, 2019. - Four people were killed and dozens injured when a footbridge collapsed near Mumbai's main train station on March 14, the latest accident to highlight creaking infrastructure in India's financial capital. (Photo by STR / AFP)

Mumbai: Age-related corrosion main reason for fall

Mumbai: The Himalaya FOB, which collapsed outside the CSMT, was audited twice and both times the auditors claimed it was in a ‘good condi...Read More

Mumbai: Rs 700 crore worth BMC projects get nod in 25 minutes

Mumbai: Rs 700 crore worth BMC projects get nod in 25 minutes

Mumbai: The standing committee of the BMC passed 65 proposals worth over Rs 700 crores in less than 25 minutes on Thursday, barely discus...Read More

Politics, the beast thwarting beautification work under flyovers

Politics, the beast thwarting beautification work under flyovers

Mumbai: If Mumbai residents have very few open spaces and green havens in which to sneak a breather, blame it on the political bickering ...Read More

Palghar tremors: Citizens’ lives affected, government indifferent

Palghar tremors: Citizens’ lives affected, government indifferent

Dhundalwadi, Palghar: Dhanumati Prajapti (15), a student from Dhundalwadi village is preparing for the upcoming Secondary School Certific...Read More

Mumbai: Revamp of 17 abandoned PMGP buildings delayed for 9 years

Mumbai: Revamp of 17 abandoned PMGP buildings delayed for 9 years

Mumbai: The lives of residents of more than 942 apartments in 17 buildings, which are in a dilapidated state, are endangered because rede...Read More

Mumbai: Shop on SV road demolished without notice

Mumbai: Shop on SV road demolished without notice

Mumbai: A 4X4 sized shop located outside the Metro Unity Cooperative Housing Society was demolished by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corpora...Read More

Health info management system: Stricken with apathy, BMC scheme so far a non-starter

Health info management system: Stricken with apathy, BMC scheme so far a non-starter

Mumbai: One year after its roll-out, the Health Management Information System (HMIS), one of the poster projects of the Brihanmumbai Muni...Read More

Mumbai: Byculla Zoo’s 15-year-old wait for expansion ends

Mumbai: Byculla Zoo’s 15-year-old wait for expansion ends

Mumbai: The Veer Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo in Byculla is undergoing a major revamp and is set to induct new animals, improve infrastr...Read More

The 2020 deadline for Mumbai’s cycle track likely slips due to corruption and encroachments

The 2020 deadline for Mumbai’s cycle track likely slips due to corruption and encroachments

Mumbai: The ambitious cycle track project, which is one of the poster projects of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), is facing the...Read More

Mumbai: Byculla Zoo revenue jumps over Rs 10 lakh on Republic Day weekend

Mumbai: Byculla Zoo revenue jumps over Rs 10 lakh on Republic Day weekend

Mumbai: The Jeejamata Udyan and Zoo has witnessed rise in footfall ever since penguins came to zoo and the revenue generated through the ...Read More

BEST strike: Winners, losers and victims on the political chessboard

BEST strike: Winners, losers and victims on the political chessboard

Mumbai: Last week was marked by the conclusion of the longest transport strike in the history of the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and ...Read More

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