Mumbai continues to sleep

The much-touted Mumbai nightlife experiment received a tepid response on the first night of its implementation on Sunday, primarily due to the lack of awareness about the new regime. Cleared by the state Cabinet on 22 January, the “Mumbai 24 Hours” policy allows shops, eateries and theatres in malls and mill compounds located in non-residential areas to remain open round-the-clock. The policy came into force from the 26 January midnight. In upscale Nariman Point and Worli areas, several shopping malls remained closed during the night. Continue Reading