Mumbai

The Figures Are In: Here Are The Ten Least Expensive Cities In The World To Live In

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

And Here Are The MOST Expensive Cities In The World To Live In... The Indian city of Mumbai has been named the least expensive city in the world t...

Delhi Rape: One Year On, What Has Changed for Women in India?

Priya Shah | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Priya Shah

Not much has changed for women in India. While the international arena can help, ultimately change has to come from within the country. Merely a change in law is not enough; a change in attitudes is also necessary to transform Indian society and make it a better place for women.

Street Food From Around the World

John Gregory-Smith | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John Gregory-Smith

Street food is just about the buzziest of buzzwords in food right now. In London street food markets are popping up left right and centre and music festivals up and down the country have been relying on our favourite street food traders to fill up hungry revellers in style.

India's Rape Problem

Spencer Turner | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Spencer Turner

The new amendments to India's anti-rape laws are an encouraging start for India. Their implementation will hopefully provide some relief to the problem hat the country has been struggling with for years...

Bollywood Star to Dharavi Slum: Things to Do in Mumbai

Max Lewis Barnard | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Max Lewis Barnard

Walking around the touristy area of Colaba seemed like luxury compared to the rest of India. It was not until we left Colaba when we realized what life in Mumbai was really like.

Baby Pulled From Rubble Of Multi-Storey Building Collapse In Mumbai

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK

A baby girl has been found alive in the debris of a collapsed multi-storey building in the Indian city of Mumbai. Overjoyed rescue workers cheered ...

Mumbai Mugging - Part Two

Max Lewis Barnard | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Max Lewis Barnard

I was really panicking by this point and my adrenaline had taken over, I was no longer in control of my actions. Just as I forced my way out of the car door I caught a glimpse of three tall white people strolling down the marina.

Mumbai Mugging - Part One

Max Lewis Barnard | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Max Lewis Barnard

After two beautiful months travelling through India, immersing in the rich culture, indulging in the eclectic culinary offerings and meeting an inestimable amount of wonderful people, it was in Mumbai, my final stop in India, where I finally crossed trouble.

Bombay - A Commute From Hell

Priya Shah | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Priya Shah

As I reflect on my experiences in India so far, one daily pain I have to endure is my commute to work. That is, four hours a day spent travelling to and from work. This is normal, of course; plenty of people spend a sizeable part of their day just commuting to work as in a developed, modern society, often we live further away from our work than we desire...

Crew Feared Dead After Mumbai Submarine Fire

Posted 14.08.2013 | UK

Indian sailors are feared dead after a submarine caught fire and sank in a dockyard in Mumbai, it has been reported. Defence Minister AK Antony tol...

Did British Airways Finally Get it Right?

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laxmi Hariharan

Many many years later, BA has come up with another one - a five minute clip which has forced me to see it in a more kindly light. In the tradition of the best (or worst as you may see it) reality TV programming tradition, the ad unabashedly tugs at the heart strings of immigrants like myself, tracing the journey home and how it feels to surprise your parents with a sudden visit.

WATCH: Building Collapse In India Kills At Least 35 People

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK

An illegally built housing block in India collapsed on Thursday killing at least 35 people including 11 children. The building in Thane, near the c...

International Women's Day 2013: The Inspirational Work of Lady Health Workers across Asia

Dr Caroline Harper | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Caroline Harper

Women in developing countries face massive barriers in accessing health care due to cultural restrictions, geographical limitations, and discrimination because of their gender. One of the most inspirational groups of women I've met during my travels - women who are breaking through these barriers everyday - are the female health workers of Asia.

Indians 'Incredibly Welcome' In Britain, Says PM (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron voiced his determination on Monday to make it easier for Indian businessmen and students to work, study and invest in the UK as he arriv...

Fink... The Long-Weekend in India

Tim Thornton | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

This has been said before, in many different ways, languages and levels of exasperation, but I'll reiterate: Mumbai is fucking crazy. Twelve and a half million people living on an island less than half the size of London.

Pictures Of The Day Live: 26th November 2012

Elliot Wagland | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

The Huffington Post picture desk live bringing you the best pictures of the day from around the world chosen by our very own photo editors. Follow ...

Mumbai: Where Being Poor Is a Crime

Faiza Khan | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Politics
Faiza Khan

The state government considers homes built after 1995 on public land illegal and thus feels no obligation to provide access to basic rights - housing, water or sanitation. Every few months bulldozers show up to remind them that they shouldn't be there. That's the story of a million people in Bombay. Where being poor is a crime.

Is Starbucks Needed in India?

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laxmi Hariharan

"It is perhaps the most elegant, beautiful, dynamic store we've opened in our history," chief executive Howard Schultz said in an interview on the occasion of the opening of Starbucks' first flagship Indian store, in the exclusive Horniman Circle neighbourhood of south Mumbai (also known as SoBO for those of us in the know.)

In Praise of the London-Monsoon

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laxmi Hariharan

"I am fed up of this rain." My friend's seventy-year old mother who had just flown in from Norway continued, "summers are normally good in Scandinavia, but this year Oslo is just like London!"

Union Jill-Indian

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laxmi Hariharan

I was five when I first saw the Gateway of India located in Colaba, Bombay opposite that other famous edifice, the Taj Mahal Hotel. Fighting through t...

Viral Video Chart: Parsimonious Porcupine, Indian Flashmobs And Crazy Koreans

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

A thought-provoking video with a twist in its tail has been challenging people’s views on marriage this week. In the same vein as New Zealand's drin...

'Asian Brown Cloud' Activates Pre-Monsoon Cyclones which now Threaten Megacities of Mumbai and Karachi

Rolf Schuttenhelm | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech
Rolf Schuttenhelm

White sulfur aerosols cool the climate; black carbon soot warms the climate. So when you mix the two kinds of aerosol pollution up in the Asian brown cloud, one would expect climate effects to even out. Unfortunately in our physical world things are never that simple.

Is My Indian Food the Same As Yours?

Maunika Gowardhan | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Maunika Gowardhan

Born and raised in Mumbai and having done a fair bit of travelling around India has given me not just the best experiences but also the opportunity of...

Security Chiefs Probe Fatal Blasts In Mumbai

Posted 12.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Indian officials have called an emergency security meeting to investigate three co-ordinated bombings that killed at least 21 peo...

Explosions Hit Mumbai, Minister Says Many Dead

Posted 12.09.2011 | UK

Three near-simultaneous explosions have shaken India's commercial capital Mumbai (Bombay), police say....