Contrary to the popular belief, there are no immediate plans to shift Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt to Pune-based Yerwada jail, Meeran Borwankar, additional director general of police (prisons) told HT on Sunday. Puja Changoiwala reports.
After showing Arunachal Pradesh in Chinese territory in the Class 10 state board geography textbooks, a similar faux pas has surfaced in the new class 10 history textbooks with the north-eastern state included as part of China in the world map.
Amid allegations of co-operative banks being used as conduits for money laundering, NABARD, which jointly regulates such lenders, has said that it has found no shortcoming pointing towards any such activity.
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.
Amid widespread criticism against the government’s nod for unbundling of airfares by domestic carriers, a travel survey showed that a significant number of passengers are willing to spend a premium for certain services on board.
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.
The Ghatkopar police arrested a 34-year-old shopkeeper from his Ghatkopar (West) residence and seized gutkha sachets worth Rs. 4.3 lakh after raiding his residence on Friday evening. Police said Arvind Chaurasiya had stored the gutkha at his residence in order to sell it in retail at his general store.
In a move to clear the air, the federation of engineers said their fraternity was being vilified by the media and that they were willing to declare their assets online every year.
Facing a court case for allegedly turning a blind eye towards safety violations on-board some international Air India flights, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has rapped the national carrier. Soubhik Mitra reports.
In major relief for 34 staff members of St Xavier’s School at Neral, the Bombay high court has directed the school management to pay them salary in the pay scales as recommended by the sixth Pay Commission.
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.
A 44-year-old doctor booked for rape escaped the police net in dramatic fashion when cops were escorting him to the Khar police station from his residence at Dadar Parsi Colony today.
Of the 28 wards in the city, the civic body has identified the one in Kurla (L ward) to be the most prone to monsoon misery this year as it has 15 flooding zones, 15 landslide spots and 89 dilapidated buildings.
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.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator Suresh Dhas is likely to be arrested soon for vandalising the local branch of State Bank of Hyderabad in Beed earlier this week.