Mumbai Rains

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VOICES

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BJP-Shiv Sena, BMC, Mumbai Rains, Potholes

Pothole politics between BJP and Sena: Whoever wins, Mumbai loses

Well, the topography of Mumbai has not changed overnight, nor have the rains suddenly decided to come down heavily.

VARIETY

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Shiv Sena, BMC, Monsoon, Mumbai Rains

Mumbai drowning: The buck stops with Shiv Sena. Why is it not in hot water yet?

The party has ruled the BMC for decades, and Mumbai’s infrastructure has grown steadily worse.

POLITICS

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Civic mess, Shiv Sena, BMC, Mumbai Rains

Mumbai rain mess is here to stay. But people are only paying for their choices

Voters in the Maximum City never punished those responsible for the 2005 mess.

VOICES

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Monsoon, Mumbai Rains, Andheri bridge collapse

Spare us the clichés on 'Mumbai's spirit': Maximum City is dying due to minimum care

Mumbai is famed for never stopping, always carrying on, no matter what. However, what option does it have?

VARIETY

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Floods, Spirit of Mumbai, BMC, Mumbai Rains

People mocked 'spirit of Mumbai' but it came through this rains

Sometimes, the cynical blinkers we wear need to be taken off and kept aside.

VARIETY

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Liberal Media, Assam floods, Bihar Floods, Mumbai Rains

Why it's wrong to compare Mumbai rains getting more coverage with Bihar and Assam floods

When the financial capital of India with the richest civic body in the country drowns repeatedly, what hope is there for rural swathes?

VARIETY

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Mumbai, Rain Hosts, Floods, Mumbai Rains

Mumbai rains drowning the city: Rescue lines open on Twitter

Mumbaikars, under the hashtag “Rain Hosts”, have been tweeting their locations and addresses and inviting the ones who are stranded outside.

POLITICS

 |  Miscellany  |  5-minute read
Cities, Kitab Khana, Monsoon, Mumbai Rains

Why Mumbai rains make me nostalgic

If you can endure the city, you may locate within its confines something akin to a drug-addled haze, where everything floats and you simply go with the flow.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking views  |  2-minute read
Monsoon, Twitter, Mumbai Rains

Hilarious tweets show Mumbaikars having fun despite #MumbaiRains

The city faces the brunt again as normal life is thrown out of gear.