Dipti Singh

@diptivsingh
Dipti Singh has been a Journalist for 13 years. She is currently a Special Correspondent with The Free Press Journal, and reports extensively on issues related to civic affairs in Mumbai. Earlier in her reporting career, she has also covered the education beat.

Stories By Dipti Singh

Coastal Road project: Malabar Hill residents write to BMC, seek access from Priyandarshni Park

Coastal Road project: Malabar Hill residents write to BMC, seek access from Priyandarshni Park

Fears of traffic congestion, haphazard planning has prompted residents of Breach Candy, Napean Sea Road and adjoining areas to write to t...Read More

Schools with 20 students may soon become a closed chapter

Schools with 20 students may soon become a closed chapter

Maha education department likely to shut down schools with 20 or less than pupils; shift students and teachers to the nearest school

Act responsibly during Diwali, urges Mumbai civic chief Iqbal Chahal

Act responsibly during Diwali, urges Mumbai civic chief Iqbal Chahal

Mumbai witnessed a rapid growth in the number of infections in several areas after Ganesh Chaturthi

COVID-19 in Mumbai: All 24 wards see below 1% growth rate

COVID-19 in Mumbai: All 24 wards see below 1% growth rate

With a drop in the number of positive cases, the city's overall COVID-19 growth rate has dipped to 0.53 per cent. All the 24 administrati...Read More

Year 2020 marks wettest and most 
delayed withdrawal of monsoon

Year 2020 marks wettest and most delayed withdrawal of monsoon

Mumbai recorded the wettest monsoon this year with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) yet to officially declare its withdrawal. T...Read More

COVID-19 in Mumbai: City reports 1,222 new cases

COVID-19 in Mumbai: City reports 1,222 new cases

The count of COVID-19 patients in Maharashtra has reached 16.45 lakh after 6,059 new cases were reported on Sunday, the state health depa...Read More

Fire broke out at City Centre on October 22, 2020.

City Centre fire put to rest after 56 hours

Nearly 250 firefighters and 228 tankers were deployed to cover up the blaze and bring the situation under control

Stinking apathy: BMC orders probe

Stinking apathy: BMC orders probe

Decomposed body of missing patient found in hospital loo after 14 days

Mumbai: Nagpada's City Centre Mall blaze extinguished after 56-hour long fire fighting

Mumbai: Nagpada's City Centre Mall blaze extinguished after 56-hour long fire fighting

Nearly 250 firefighters and 228 tankers were deployed to cover up the blaze and bring the situation under control.

Firefighters try to douse the fire which broke out at a commercial building in a cutlery market in South Mumbai

Tampered meter-box led to Cutlery Market fire incident in Mumbai

BMC, fire brigade to act against old commercial buildings in South Mumbai

FIR for not wearing mask

FIR for not wearing mask

Loitering in a public place without a face mask? You will no longer be merely caught, fined and sent home. In a first, a 28-year-old Deon...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BMC to act tougher against those not wearing facemasks

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BMC to act tougher against those not wearing facemasks

Civic chief instructs assistant commissioners to work with local police

BMC floats tender to repair Hughes Road

BMC floats tender to repair Hughes Road

Estimated cost of project – including water, sewerage and supervision charges is Rs 62.85 cr

Maharashtra’s Covid death jumps to 40,349, recovery rate at 82.86%

Maharashtra’s Covid death jumps to 40,349, recovery rate at 82.86%

Mumbai on Sunday reported 2,199 new cases of coronavirus and with that, the cumulative case count of the financial capital climbed to 2,2...Read More

A viewing deck at Dadar Chowpatty awaits final nod from coastal authority

A viewing deck at Dadar Chowpatty awaits final nod from coastal authority

The said deck is being built over an existing non-functional StormWater Drain outfall at the proposed site.

Mumbai: Google into containment zones in city

Mumbai: Google into containment zones in city

Now, citizens can get updated location details on containment zones across Mumbai on Google Maps. Google, in association with the Brihanm...Read More

Mumbai's fishing community demand for justice after BMC drafts plan

Mumbai's fishing community demand for justice after BMC drafts plan

The oldest inhabitants of Mumbai, the Kolis – local fishing community have demanded natural justice and sought "fair” demarcation of thei...Read More

Reverse migration, unlocking: Surge in daily caseload since September

Reverse migration, unlocking: Surge in daily caseload since September

The globally lauded 'Dharavi model' seems to be taking a beating. Once a Covid-19 hotspot in Mumbai, there seems to be a relapse in the a...Read More

18 hours on, fire fighting still underway at Crawford market

18 hours on, fire fighting still underway at Crawford market

Despite pressing 17 fire engines, 17 jumbo water tankers along with three turn-table ladders and an ambulance, the fire kept on spreading...Read More

Aaditya meets Abu Azmi to discuss shifting of waste processing factory from Govandi to Khalapur

Aaditya meets Abu Azmi to discuss shifting of waste processing factory from Govandi to Khalapur

Following repeated complaints and letter correspondence, Environment minister Aaditya Thackeray on Monday met residents of Govandi led by...Read More

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