HindustanTimes Tue,23 Sep 2014


Mumbai: Tansa water pipeline bursts, water supply affected in Kurla

Less than a month after a part of the Tansa pipeline burst in Thane, injuring two, an underground portion of the pipeline burst at Tilak Nagar early on Monday, cutting off water supply to Kurla through the day.

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.

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, Congress crucial meet in Mumbai today

Sharad Pawar
With just five days left before nominations close for the Maharashtra assembly polls, top Congress and NCP leaders will meet in Mumbai on Tuesday in a last ditch attempt to resolve the seat-sharing deadlock and salvage the 15-year-old alliance.

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.

Battle for Maharashtra
Seat-sharing row: BJP turns down Shiv Sena's new offer

The Shiv Sena and the BJP may have pledged to keep their alliance alive, amidst the seat-sharing row, but Saturday’s developments continued to threaten the country’s oldest alliance, with state BJP president Devendra Fadnavis objecting to the Sena’s revised offer.

Builder to pay Rs. 11.7 lakhs to Pune residents for delaying delivery of 2 duplex flats

Mumbai fire
The state state consumer commission recently directed Abhishek Promoters and Builders to pay the Joshis Rs. 6.8 lakh when they filed the consumer complaint.

Mumbai: AAP leaders claim names ‘added’ to sexual harassment FIR

Mayank Gandhi
Mayank Gandhi was among those booked on charges of abetting sexual harassment, after a female party volunteer filed a complaint stating that he had not paid heed to her complaints regarding an incident in April.

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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