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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Nov 11, 2016 18:02 IST
HT Correspondent

Shiv Sena calls Donald Trump America’s Narendra Modi

The Shiv Sena on Friday equated U.S. President elect Donald Trump to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that both personalities won the popular mandate on similar premises and that many see Trump as ‘America’s Modi.’ In an editorial in its mouthpiece publication, Saamana, the party said, “Trump recognised the sentiments of people and directly tapped into them. Before the Lok Sabha elections, Modi had also established a sentimental connect with people.” Read

Demonetisation may bring down resale flat prices in Mumbai

Currently, the resale market makes for about 25-30 % of realty sales. Majority of the owners demand cash to save on the Capital Gains tax that is levied on these transactions. Another significant reason for the decline is that majority of the buyers for these resale flats are either businessmen or entrepreneurs who have liquid cash in hand. Read

Things to know about the Gulshan Kumar murder case

Underworld gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s aide, Abdul Rauf alias Dawood Merchant, was deported to India late on Wednesday and handed over to a team of Mumbai crime branch officials. The process of handing him over to the Indian authorities was completed along the Indo-Bangladesh border in the presence of border security forces. Merchant was convicted in the 1997 murder of singer Gulshan Kumar — and was sentenced for life in 2002. Here are five things to know about the Gulshan Kumar murder. Read

Cops arrest 6 over ruckus at Mumbai restaurant

Three people were allegedly assaulted by an irate manager, cashier and waiters at a Matunga restaurant on Thursday night over payment of bill due to lack of change. The incident occurred at Ganga-Vihar restaurant in Matunga, said the Mahim police. Read

Scramble for cash as ATMs open

There was a manic rush to withdraw cash across banks and automatic teller machines (ATMs) centres in Mumbai as latter opened on Friday morning – two days after the government banned Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes. But long winding queues to withdraw cash stayed. Read