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A Bandra Tenant’s tale of Bandra BMC and Bandra Landlord

Doris Cardoz is a Bandra Tenant who lived in a dilapidated building which was declared unsafe by BMC. She thanks the lord for her luck as she didn't have to face any inconveniences even when the water and electricity were cut off. We hope she and the her Bandra landlord do get justice and fair price.

Adani Electricty sends a shocker to Bandra Residents.

Some time back I received a e-bill from Adani Electricity. The amount seemed twice what I was expecting. First I wondered what ever happened to Reliance Energy. Relaince Energy was bought over by Adani Electricity. It is not clear how that would benefit the common man. Why didn't I hear about this deal?

Cirque du Soleil on 15th November at MMRDA Grounds BKC

By Manju Sampat Audiences in India will very soon experience the magnificence of the world’s biggest live-entertainment phenomena, Cirque du Soleil, which is being brought to India by BookMyShow. Citibank has come on board as the presenting partner for the world premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s show ‘BAZZAR’ in India. The shows will start from 15th November 2018 in Mumbai, …

Notes from the Launch of The house at 43, Hill Road.

The story of the house Joe’s grand father Braz Rodrigues built the palatial house at 43, Hill Road. Braz his children even his grandchildren were fluent in Portuguese and were very westernised. Braz married twice and inherited property of his first wife and got Rs 300 ( a tidy sum) dowry in his second marriage to Lydia. He had several …

Bandra Police inquiry on to see if precautions were taken of floating restaurant ‘Ark Deck Bar’

A day after Ark Deck Bar sank near the sea link, the Bandra police has initiated an inquiry and begun recording statements of the boat’s staffers who were onboard. The preliminary inquiry will find out if there was any negligence on the part of the floatel owners and whether basic necessary precautions were taken. “We will be taking help from …

Bandra-Versova sea link’s toll set at Rs 250 for now

The one-way toll for light motor vehicles that will ply on the proposed Bandra-Versova Sea Link (BVSL) has for now been set at Rs 250, which is the same amount a Mumbaikar shells out to buy 3 litre of petrol, according to projections of the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation  (MSRDC). The per-kilometer toll charged for the 17-km-long BVSL is …

Sonam and Anand to get hitched in Bandra Heritage Bungalow and it’s all happening on May 7 and 8

  The wedding card’s on its way. But before that, Sonam Kapoor is making calls herself these days, inviting close friends in Bollywood and out for her wedding to beau of long Anand Ahuja. It’s happening on May 7 and 8. That’s official. And the entire event – yes, it’s one big glamorous filmi event – is being split into three different venues. …

Bandra boy digs out two gifts to suburb from 1879

Asif Zakaria (left) with Aakif Habib. Pic/Sayyed Sameer Abedi Bandra’s legacy is carved in stone, and this suburb’s resident aesthete, Aakif Habib, has taken on the task of resurrecting it. Habib who is also the secretary of the Mount Mary Area Locality Management (ALM), has resurrected two stone plaques or milestones near the Mount Mary steps. Habib says, “Several residents …

Bandra-Worli sea link toll to go up from next month

  Taking Mumbai’s Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link (RGSL), popularly known as the Bandra-Worli sea link, to save time and beat the traffic, is set to become costlier from April 1, with the one-way toll for cars being hiked to Rs 70 from Rs 60, and for a two-way trip to Rs 105 from Rs 90.   Taking Mumbai’s Rajiv Gandhi …

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