For starters let me try to explain and local and hyperlocal in very basic terms, Local portal is centered around a city (the portal can have info about multiple cities). Hyper local can be seen as information related to a particular locality in a city.
Mumbai has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons. This all started with the Railway exams being held in Mumbai and his party MNS cadres attacking Biharis. I am sure TV channels were thrilled as they had one more issue to cover over and over again.