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Ateeq Shaikh

  • Will Rewas-Karanja creek get a bascule bridge?

    MMRDA and state maritime board will meet this week to take a call on 8-km-long bridge design

    Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 6:30am
  • Mumbai Metro to see one more war of fares soon

    Both Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra), the joint operators of the Metro, are likely to make applications to the FFC about what the fares should be.

    Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 7:25am
  • MSRDC moots improved surveillance at sea link

    With 80 closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras having been installed on sea link, the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has now begun working on further improving the surveillance system. There are already 10 guards posted on the bridge and one of them even ran to save the...

    Monday, 26 January 2015 - 6:05am
  • Mumbai Metro to see one more war of fares

    You can expect yet another bout of arguments over the Metro fares, once the fare fixation committee (FFC) is formed. For, both Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra), the joint operators of the Metro, are likely to make applications to the FFC...

    Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 5:55am
  • MTNL to file complaints after services go kaput in Chembur, Ghatkopar

    Hundreds of landline telephone and broadband connections have gone kaput in Ghatkopar and Chembur areas, thanks to cable laying works undertaken by private telecommunication service providers. MTNL has decided to file a complaint with the police to look into the matter.

    Friday, 23 January 2015 - 7:03am
  • Ferry services stop and start partially at Gateway

    It was deja vu for ferry owners at the Gateway of India, when authorities commanded them to shut business on Thursday. Only this time there was no forewarning, nor was any reason furnished for the move.

    Friday, 23 January 2015 - 6:13am
  • Mumbai: RTO officials warned against charging 'extra' to do work

    The developments at Regional Transport Offices are not just about ousting touts from the premises! As things stand, from now on, even transport officials will not be able to demand any extra amount from you to get your work done.

    Friday, 23 January 2015 - 6:23am
  • Maharashtra: Don’t involve touts to find shortcuts, says Transport Minister

    Minister of Transport Diwakar Raote supported the move of banning agents from Regional Transport Offices across Maharashtra.

    Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 7:00am
  • Metro ridership dips, but ticket revenue shoots up

    Mumbaikars are price-sensitive when it comes to travelling in the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro.

    Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 6:30am
  • Youth beaten up for boarding ladies compartment

    In a display of high-handedness, a Railway constable beat up a youth who hurriedly boarded a ladies compartment on a suburban train, the last Virar local, on the intervening night of Monday-Tuesday between Kandivali and Borivali. Even more, the constable left female commuters at Dahisar without any...

    Wednesday, 14 January 2015 - 7:30am