HindustanTimes Mon,01 Sep 2014


Mumbai: Body of 6-year-old found, rape suspected

Bangalore child rape protest
The girl was found strangulated, and the police are probing if she was sexually assaulted. She was identified as the daughter of a pavement dweller, who used to sleep under a flyover.

Chabad centre reopens 6 years after Mumbai attacks

3003 Mumbai blast
Rabbis from across Asia on Tuesday celebrated the reopening of a Jewish center targeted by rampaging Pakistani gunmen who stormed through Mumbai on a 60-hour killing spree in 2008.

Mumbai gets country's first mainland seaplane service

Seaplane Mumbai
The first seaplane service on mainland India was launched with an aircraft taking off from Juhu Airport here and touching down on the waters of the Pawana Dam on Monday.

Mumbai's Colaba-Seepz metro line work to begin soon: Venkaiah

Mumbai Metro makes its debut
Ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Centre has pushed another big ticket infra project with Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu saying that the groundbreaking ceremony of the Colaba-Seepz metro project will be held soon.

Mumbai: Man jumps from Bandra-Worli sea link

Bandra-Worli sea link
A 65-year-old man, suffering from prolonged illness and depression, allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the sea in Mumbai on Tuesday, police said.

Maharashtra: Narayan Rane no show at Cong meet to screen assembly poll candidates

Ajit Pawar, Narayan Rane, Nilesh Rane
One of Congress' senior leaders, Narayan Rane, stayed away from the first meeting, on Sunday, of the poll panel to screen candidates for the assembly elections, barely two months away.

Maharashtra: PM chides Chavan, flags off campaign

Modi INS Kolkata
With his sights set on ending the Congress- NCP’s 15-year rule in Maharashtra, PM Narendra Modi, on Saturday, launched the BJP’s assembly polls campaign by outlining the development agenda at functions in Raigad and Solapur districts.

Trouble for NCP as leaders criticise Ajit Pawar’s ‘dictatorial’ style

Ajit Pawar
 Two leaders of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) attacked deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar’s style of leadership on Wednesday, with one of them having already joined Shiv Sena, sending out the signal that the party has a lot to think about before Maharashtra goes to the polls late this year.

Culprits of 66% juvenile crimes in India last year were over 16


Juvenile criminals between 16 and 18 years accounted for more than 60% of the crimes registered against minors in India last year, recently released figures of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) have revealed.

Mumbai: Rape-accused DIG Paraskar suspended

Sunil Paraskar
Deputy inspector general of police Sunil Paraskar, accused of rape and molestation by a Mumbai model, was suspended on Tuesday.

Maharashtra govt proposes Paraskar's suspension

Sunil Paraskar
In trouble for DIG Sunil Paraskar accused of raping a model, the Maharashtra home department has proposed his suspension.

Three men fire 4 rounds outside film producer Ali Morani's Juhu house

Ali Morani with wife
Three unidentified bike borne men fired four rounds outside film producer Ali Morani's bungalow Shagun in Juhu on Saturday night. Morani had earlier complained about threat calls from gangster Ravi Pujari.

Seaplane service between Mumbai-Lonavala to begin on Aug 25

Amphibian seaplane
The first commercial flight of the much-awaited seaplane services will take off for Pawana dam in Lonavala from Mumbai on August 25, Maharashtra tourism and public works minister Chhagan Bhujbal announced on Thursday.

63% rise in molestation cases on Mumbai local trains

local train
The city’s local trains continue to be unsafe for women commuters, with a 63% rise in cases of molestation and misbehaviour in 2014 (between January and July), as compared with the same period last year. Even with the alarming rise, however, the Government Railway Police (GRP) said many cases were still going unreported.

Mumbai: ACB to upload photos of corrupt on FB

In a bid to check corruption and embarrass the offenders, the Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) is planning to launch a page on a popular social networking site where it would upload the pictures of those caught for taking bribes.
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