Officials at the Nagpur Central Jail have summoned the team that hanged Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab at Yerawada jail in November 2012 for executing Yakub Memon on July 30 even though the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict filed a fresh mercy petition to the Maharashtra governor on Wednesday, sources said.
After a dry spell of three weeks, the heaviest rains in July hit Mumbai on Tuesday disrupting suburban train services, blocking roads and delaying flights in the financial capital.
A 15-year-old girl was attacked with a knife by a man in Virar after she rejected his love proposal.
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Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, brother of fugitive terror mastermind Tiger Memon, has been behind bars since 1994, when the CBI allegedly arrested him from Kathmandu.
With a few minutes left for Iftaar to start, the Memon family is seated around Sufrah (a piece of cloth that is spread out for family members to dine) on the first floor of the Al-Hussaini building, a few metres ahead of the Mahim dargah.
A 13-year-old student was killed allegedly by his schoolmates inside the school premises in Ahmednagar district for "staring at a girl", police said on Wednesday.
Mumbai Police are investigating a case of a "mischievous and false" message about actor Salman Khan which is circulating on social networking platform WhatsApp.
Pre-empting an attack from the opposition parties during the monsoon session of the state legislature, which starts next Monday, the BJP government on Tuesday announced that all rate contract purchases made in the past 10 years will be probed.
Parag Sawant, who was injured in the 7/11 serial train blasts in Mumbai, died at PD Hinduja Hospital in Mahim on Tuesday morning after battling his injuries for nine years. Doctors at the hospital said that he was in a vegetative state for all these years.
The BJP-led government in Maharashtra declared madrasas, or Islamic seminaries, that do not teach primary subjects such as maths and English non-schools and their students out-of-school children on Thursday, sparking criticism from Muslim leaders and opposition parties who dubbed the move discriminatory and unconstitutional.
Erratic winds affected flights at Mumbai airport for several hours on Tuesday, even as thousands of fliers struggled to reach the airport on time and faced long queues upon getting there.
After a month of scorching heat in Mumbai, there has been some respite for the residents as the temperatures have barely crossed 30 degrees Celcius in the past week. But the rains have poured extensively disturbing normal activity in the city.
In the early hours, thousands of Mumbai office-goers drenched in the torrential rains that battered the city and its suburbs resulting in derailment of local train services disrupting normal life.
Torrential rain submerged large parts of India’s financial capital on Friday and brought local train services to a grinding halt, leaving thousands of commuters stranded across the city as traffic moved sluggishly on waterlogged roads.