- Apr 25, 2015 14:30 IST
This is a first person account of a Mumbai model allegedly raped by three policemen at a police outpost. She says the cops accused her of prostitution and termed one of her friends a pimp.
- Apr 25, 2015 00:40 IST
While the Maharashtra state mangrove cell officials, who visited the site on Friday, claimed the trees were hacked for construction of an electricity tower undertaken by the Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB), the latter has denied the allegations.
- Apr 25, 2015 00:45 IST
Drug dealer Shashikala Patankar had initially promised to pay Rs 25 lakh to Mumbai police constable and boyfriend Dharmaraj Kalokhe for keeping her 112-kg stash of Mephedrone at his Satara residence, but tipped off the police about it, after he repeatedly started asking for the amount, said investigators.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:48 IST
Documents accessed under the RTU Act revealed the private consultant appointed to prepare the DP, Egis Geoplan, had written to BMC in January last year stating they had already submitted the DP plans, just three days after public consultations began.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:44 IST
The Maharashtra state education board has made a habit of getting historical facts wrong. The new Class 10 history textbooks, which more than 17 lakh students study to prepare for the SSC exam, have wrong titles for personalities, continents and books.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:50 IST
The police said the woman, Parul Makwana, died because she landed on the iron grills of the compound wall. The incident took place around 2pm at CGS colony, said officials of the Kanjurmarg police.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:57 IST
Residents of Colaba, shocked by the recent death of a woman who was allegedly run over by a tempo while jogging on Shaheed Bhagat Singh Road, will carry out a march on Sunday against encroachments and illegal parking of commercial vehicles and trucks in the area.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:59 IST
Consumers are being overcharged for milk not only by private retailers, but also by Aarey milk booths across the city: of the 85 cases of overcharging registered by the legal metrology organisation (LMO) in April, 16 cases — or 20% — were against Aarey milk booths and centres.
- Apr 24, 2015 23:00 IST
Three days after chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced the scrapping of the controversial draft development plan (DP), the urban development department has issued a directive to the civic body, asking it to carefully scrutinise the errors and rectify them.
- Apr 24, 2015 23:01 IST
Leading urban planners and Mumbai development experts from Europe will give the state government a helping hand in studying the proposed development plan (DP).
- Apr 24, 2015 23:02 IST
An application launched for smartphones on Wednesday can calculate the air quality index (AQI) in cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai.
- Apr 24, 2015 23:03 IST
An assistant police inspector (API) and assistant sub-inspector (API) attached with the Antop hill police station have been suspended for violating protocol and displaying insensitivity while dealing with the rape case of a five-year-old girl on Tuesday.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:46 IST
A 25-year-old man allegedly stabbed his neighbour at a chawl in Andheri (West) on Thursday to avoid repaying a loan he took from her. The accused, Sameer Ramchandra Karkar, has been arrested.
- Apr 24, 2015 23:07 IST
A day after the results of the civic polls at Navi Mumbai and Aurangabad were declared, the Shiv Sena and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) pointed swords at each other. While the combine succeeded in increasing the number of corporators in Navi Mumbai, they retained power in Aurangabad.
- Apr 24, 2015 22:36 IST
According to data released by the civil aviation ministry, nearly 3 of 10 domestic fliers, who travelled in March, said they were unhappy with the airlines’ crew’s poor customer service.