A five-day classical dance festival began on Thursday at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan auditorium at Charni Road to mark the platinum jubilee of the educational and cultural organisation, which was established in 1938. Riddhi Doshi reports.
When the top three floors of the state secretariat were gutted in a major fire on June 21, 2012, it seems the losses did not end with the fire.
Keeping up pressure on PWD minister, Chhagan Bhujbal, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said he would come up with details about corruption in the construction of the Ring Road in Nagpur.
In a bid to turn around the dismal picture of agriculture in the state, the government is putting its weight behind ‘group farming’ that could potentially transform the face of the sector.
The VP Road police along with forensic officials collected samples from the spot where 13-year-old Aditya Ranka’s kidnappers murdered him, 10km from Panvel.
Just five months after the civic body approved Shiv Sena’s demand that a garden be developed at Shivaji Park in memory of late Sena chief Bal Thackeray, a proposal to name a nature park park in Powai after Thackeray was placed in the party group leaders’ meeting on Wednesday.
With the apex court deadline ending, actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted in 1993 serial bomb blasts case, will have to surrender before the designated TADA court at Fort before 4pm on Thursday.
Though the news of a threat to actor Sanjay Dutt did create some storm among the authorities at Arthur Road jail, his seeking permission to surrender at the Yerawada jail in Pune instead of the designated TADA court in Fort citing this ground, seems to be a gimmick, legal experts said.
In a move to convince the Supreme Court that it is taking its role as the city’s guardian seriously, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has filed an affidavit stating that it has demolished 81% of all illegal structures that have come up in the city over the past five years.
Sanjay Dutt spent Wednesday, the last day before his jail term begins, at his Bandra residence with close friends and associates visiting him.
Leader of the Mumbai Autorickshawmen’s Union, Sharad Rao, has once again threatened to protest from June 18 to 20, demanding a hike in minimum fares for autorickshaws – from Rs. 15 to Rs. 25.
Almost two months after the civic body distributed free laptops to 232 municipal corporators as part of its paperless office initiative, the corporators are still waiting to use it for official purposes.
A day before actor Sanjay Dutt moved an application before the Tada court seeking permission to surrender at the Yerawada jail, the Arthur Road jail received an anonymous letter threatening to ‘blow up the jail’.
Apart from Sanjay Dutt, six other convicts of the 1993 blasts case, who were granted extension by the Supreme Court, will surrender before the designated Tada court at Fort on Thursday.
After almost a year, the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) at Kalina has sent the ballistic report regarding the discovery of excess ammunition at Congress leader Kripashankar Singh’s residence.