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Mumbai: Vet students refuse to attend lectures in unsafe campus

More than 250 undergraduate students of Bombay Veterinary College have threatened to go on strike from Friday, demanding that lectures be shifted to the institute’s Parel campus.

Ebola scare: 'Install thermal scanners at Pune, Nagpur airports in a week'

The Centre will have to arrange for thermal body scanners at Pune and Nagpur airports in a week to check passengers landing from Ebola-affected countries, following a direction of the Bombay HC on Thursday.

FIR against impostors faking MNS chief Raj Thackeray's identity online

The complaint stated that alleged impostors had sent 'friend requests' to people online. After accepting these 'friend requests', the fraudsters indulged in chats in the name of Raj Thackeray.

Marathas are dominant community, say petitioners in HC

The petitioners who have opposed reservations for the Marathas and the Muslims in Maharashtra, on Thursday argued before the Bombay HC that Marathas were in fact dominant in many sectors.

NCP's demand for 144 seats in Maharashtra polls justified: Ajit Pawar

Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on Thursday once again backed his party’s demand for 144 seats and said that his party would not repeat the mistake it did post 2004 polls, if it emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra.

Mumbai: Constable suspended for taking police jeep for 24-hr joyride

A 26-year-old constable from the motor transport department of the Mumbai police took his wife and children for a picnic around the city and Thane. His mistake: he took a police jeep that too without informing anyone.

Politicians clean up wiki profiles ahead of state polls

With many voters going online to get details on candidates before Maharashtra assembly polls, politicians and their supporters are sanitising their profiles on Wikipedia.

Xi Jinping is open-minded and realistic: Dalai Lama

Amid protests in New Delhi by Tibetans against the government for according a red carpet welcome to Chinese president, the community's spiritual leader Dalai Lama called the Sino-Indian relationship as 'important to Asia'.

Maharashtra: Emergency landing for navy chopper

An Indian Navy Chetak helicopter made an emergency unscheduled landing at Uran village in Raigad district of Maharashtra on Thursday morning after its engine developed a technical problem.

Hoardings should not be banned, says Mumbai's new mayor

Toeing the line of former mayor Sunil Prabhu, the new mayor Snehal Ambekar has said there is no need for a ban on banners and hoardings in the city.

Congress-NCP stalemate on seat sharing continues

The seat-sharing talks between the ruling Congress-NCP alliance seem to be going nowhere with both parties on Wednesday claiming the other was playing truant.

NCP sticks to anti-Brahmin agenda

After a poor show in the Lok Sabha polls, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is back with its tried-and-tested formula: stir up the anti-Brahmin sentiment to consolidate the Bahujan votebank in western Maharashtra.

Sena mouthpiece mocks BJP, Shah in city for talks

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) national president Amit Shah landed in Mumbai on Wednesday to resolve the dispute with the Shiv Sena over seat-sharing amid signs that neither side was willing to budge.

Mumbai: 19-year-old held for molesting minor

A 19-year-old Dahisar resident, who allegedly molested a minor girl on two separate occasions over the past four days, was arrested on Tuesday.

Locked out by landlord, 53-yr-old still homeless 2 months after filing FIR

When Nita Chotalal, 53, returned to her Santacruz home on July 20, she was in for a shock — the door locks had been changed by her landlord.
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