HindustanTimes Mon,22 Sep 2014


Mumbai: Navratri security to get extra muscle, women bouncers on prowl

This Navratri, several high-profile mandals in Mumbai have, for the first time, sought the services of women bouncers to calm out-of-control revelers.

Crorepati ex-union leader of Taj booked for swindling union's funds

26/11 Mumbai attacks memorial
A former union leader at the Hotel Taj Mahal Palace has been booked by the Colaba police for allegedly siphoning Rs. 26.71 lakh from the union’s funds.

Battle for Maharashtra
Indian Union Muslim League back in the fray after decades

 Lok Sabha polls
IUML leaders said the party was forced to make a comeback because mainstream political parties had ‘failed’ Muslims. Political observers, however, doubt how much its revival will impact the outcome of the elections.

Green alarm may force BMC to elevate Goregaon-Mulund road

Illegal colonies on Forest land
This means the entire 14-km stretch from Goregaon to Mulund could be developed as a four-lane elevated road passing over Aarey Colony, Saki Vihar, Bhandup Complex and joining LBS Marg at Mulund.

INS Sindhurakshak not fit to sail again, finds inquiry

INS Sindhurakshak
The 2,300-tonne boat was armed with the latest multi-role missile system, radar and electronics, and had sunk at a Mumbai harbour killing 18 navy personnel and injuring several others.

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Mumbai: ACP conducts probe into delay in filing FIR at Bandra police station

Policemen wait
Cops from the Bandra police station were summoned to give details of the incident to the ACP and the senior inspector of the station was asked to speak the complainant in detail about the alleged delay.

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Mumbai: Lawyer offers to help teacher evicted from Santacruz flat

Neeta Chotalal
Reacting to HT’s report about the alleged forcible eviction of a retired school teacher from a rented Santacruz home, a lawyer has approached this newspaper offering free legal aid to the woman.

Battle for Maharashtra
Did go-solo slogan raised by some BJP leaders influence talks with Sena?

Bhartiya Janta Party Nitin Gadkari
Sources said BJP’s plan for a solo contest can still play a major role during negotiations on redistributing of 78 seats that the two parties have never won (Sena 59, BJP 19).

25 lakh new voters post-LS polls, 14 lakh first-timers still not on list

A line of voters5
The response to the enrolment drives undertaken by the Election Commission (EC) has been overwhelming, with almost 80 lakh new voters added since January 1 this year.

Kalyan: 26-yr-old mother bludgeoned to death with LPG cylinder

A 26-year-old woman was found dead at her home in Kalyan on Monday after being bludgeoned to death with an LPG cylinder. Her neighbours are currently being treated as suspects.

Battle for Maharashtra
NCP-Cong to meet tomorrow to end seat-sharing stalemate

Sharad Pawar
NCP leader Praful Patel on Monday said that his party and the Congress will hold a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the issue of seat-sharing for the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections.

With early exams, schools racing against time to complete course

teachers' day
With the announcement of the poll dates compelling them to hold their first semester exams earlier than planned, Mumbai schools are working overtime to complete the syllabus in time.

Mumbai: Murder convict working as security guard held in Mumbra

The accused, Guddu alias Fahimuddin Shaikh, 35, was serving a life term in Kolhapur jail following his conviction for the murder of his friend over a petty issue at Bhosari, near Pune.

Battle for Maharashtra
Cong, NCP join fight club after BJP-Sena tussle, disagree over seats

Congress president Sonia Gandhi
The ruling Congress-NCP combine in Maharashtra displaced the Sena-BJP alliance from the media centre stage on Saturday, exposing a divided house much like the opposition ahead of the October 15 state election.

Mumbai: Posing as doctor, nurse ‘treats’ pregnant woman, held

Congress president Sonia Gandhi
A nurse from a private clinic in Govandi, who allegedly posed as doctor and has been held responsible for the death of a 27-year-old after delivery, was arrested on Friday.
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