Targeting Narendra Modi over the alleged fake encounter of Mumbra resident Ishrat Jahan in 2004, Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar said in Thane that the chief minister and Gujarat police had killed an innocent college girl by branding her as a terrorist.
Every time a character in a film speaks on a mobile phone, across cinema halls in the country, a statutory warning might pop up to warn viewers about the dangers of mobile phone tower radiation, if actor and anti-radiation campaigner Juhi Chawla’s proposal becomes a reality. Reetika Subramanian reports.
The Class 10 state board textbooks are proofread four to five times and scrutinised by an expert committee before they are published. Despite this, glaring and embarrassing errors have recently come to light in the Class 10 history and geography textbooks. Puja Pednekar reports.
Contrary to the popular belief, there are no immediate plans to shift Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt to Pune-based Yerwada jail, Meeran Borwankar, additional director general of police (prisons) told HT on Sunday. Puja Changoiwala reports.
Facing a court case for allegedly turning a blind eye towards safety violations on-board some international Air India flights, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has rapped the national carrier. Soubhik Mitra reports.
To keep stringent check on contractors appointed for desilting nullahs and for disposing the extracted silt at the designated sites, the civic body has introduced a vehicle-tracking system. Poorvi Kulkarni reports.
The Bombay high court has allowed a man to stay in his own two-bedroom house, six years after he was allegedly driven out by his wife and her relatives and forced to stay in a hotel in Mumbai.
The transport commissioner office has issued a circular, according to which all tourist bus operators in the city will have to keep a record of the passengers travelling in their buses.
The series of glaring errors in the Class 10 state board textbooks have appalled academicians in the city, who said the board needs to become more scrupulous while appointing members to the board of studies. Puja Pednekar reports.
Crime against women has risen dramatically in the city, and there has been a more than 100% rise in the number of offences reported in the first four months of 2013 compared to the same period last year. Saurabh M Joshi reports.
The Dharavi police, on Friday, arrested a 35-year-old telecom company distributor for forging SIM card documents and issuing several SIM cards under one customer’s name.
Farukh Ahmed Khan, 23, crawls reluctantly off a flimsy mattress. It’s 7 am. His four roommates are still sleeping, on mattresses scattered across the 100-sq-ft room. But it’s Khan’s turn to cook today, and he must get started early if he is to get to work on time. Humaira Ansari writes.
Top cop issues circular stating only SP-level officers and above can obtain call detail records; in last six months, state police obtained CDRs of 93,000 mobile phone numbers. Mahesh Langa reports.
In order to ensure fast and smooth construction of the proposed twin tunnels at Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC), which are expected to ease the flow of traffic between the Kalanagar and Kherwadi junctions, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has asked prospective contractors to import an advanced tunnel boring machine (TBM) that can drill tunnels of 11 metre diameter.
Union agriculture minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar set the tone for the 2014 election campaign by targeting Gujarat chief minister and BJP prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi for his role in the encounter of Ishrat Jahan, a Mumbra resident, who was allegedly wrongly killed in Gujarat on suspicion of being a terrorist.