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.
The eviction order of a tenant for creating nuisance at a housing society in Thane by running a playgroup in a residential tenement, was upheld by the Bombay high court.
Hundreds of voter identity cards were found in the garbage of the Zila Parishad School, outside the Tehsildar office in Murbad.
Observing that painting nude images prima facie amounted to an offence, the Bombay high court has refused to quash a criminal complaint against an artist who painted nude and derogatory pictures of his estranged wife in his bedroom.
It is the duty of every citizen to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of women, said the Bombay high court while rejecting a petition filed by artist Chintan Upadhyay seeking the cancellation of a criminal proceeding against him for indecency. Kanchan Chaudhari reports.
Known for gathering funds to build educational institutes for the poor by asking for vidya daan (education alms) on Mumbai’s local trains, professor Sandeep Desai was in for a rude shock when the railway protection force arrested him on charges of begging and causing nuisance. Farhan Shaikh
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.
A week after a trap was set up at the abandoned Khatau Mill compound, next to Ekta Meadows society in Borivli (East), a female leopard walked into the cage late on Thursday night. Nikhil M Ghanekar reports.
Wholesale associations on Friday reportedly forced several retailers in Sion, Dahisar, Goregaon, Vile Parle, Ghatkopar and other areas to down their shutters to support the strike against the local body tax (LBT). Vaishnavi Vasudevan 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.
City Crime Branch today filed a chargesheet against 24 persons, all of whom are under trials in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case, in connection with the Sabarmati jail break attempt case, in a magistrate court in Ahmedabad.
The Bombay high court has granted a reprieve to an estranged husband who had been staying in a hotel for the past six years despite owning a two-bedroom flat in Bandra. Kanchan Chaudhari reports.
The aviation safety regulator has begun a probe into a mid-air safety scare wherein a private jet strayed from the altitude allotted to it and came close to a Saudi Airlines flight from Hyderabad to Jeddah.
The Shiv Sena has decided to up its ante in the fight over the Mahalaxmi racecourse plot and is thinking of taking up 1/3rd area of the plot, owned by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).