- Jun 03, 2015 00:47 IST
Last year, the vice-president of a leading bank, Bohra Muslim, scouted various real-estate websites after he was transferred to Mumbai from Delhi. He came across a suitable house close to his workplace, but when he got in touch with the landlord, he was denied accommodation. He said he had missed a note that read ‘accommodation offered to only Hindus’ on the web page listing.
- Jun 03, 2015 00:59 IST
This is not the first time Madras Cafe actor Leena Maria Paul and her live-in partner Shekhar Chandrashekar have been arrested. In May 2013, the two ended up behind bars after cheating a bank in Chennai of Rs19 crore. Paul was arrested from a farmhouse in south Delhi. At the time, the police had seized nine luxury cars, including a Rolls Royce, Land Cruiser, Land Rover, BMW, and 81 high-end watches from the couple.
- Jun 02, 2015 23:04 IST
The Maharashtra cabinet on Tuesday chalked out a contingency plan in the wake of a revised forecast of the late arrival of the monsoon.
- Jun 02, 2015 22:26 IST
In a city where housing prejudice extends to a person’s religion, caste, sect, marital status and dietary preference, Muslims may be among the most discriminated against, claim community members, citing people’s personal experiences.
- Jun 02, 2015 22:10 IST
Six people, including ‘Madras Cafe’ actress Leena Maria Paul, her partner and the son, grandson as well as a nephew of lyricist Hasrat Jaipuri were arrested on Tuesday for cheating nearly 1,000 Mumbaiites of Rs 10 crore.
- Jun 02, 2015 22:59 IST
An alarming 440 cases were registered in Mumbai under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act between January 2014 and March 2015, a right to information (RTI) application has revealed.
- Jun 02, 2015 20:03 IST
Two elderly women travelling to New York from Mumbai airport’s T2 were asked for hefty tips by the wheelchair attendants who were taking them to the boarding gate.
- Jun 02, 2015 22:56 IST
Minister of state for higher and technical education, Ravindra Waikar on Tuesday announced that the 10% fee hike for undergraduate courses at Mumbai university (MU) will not be implemented.
- Jun 02, 2015 22:38 IST
Granting divorce to a woman on the ground that her drunkard husband had treated her with cruelty, a Mumbai family court has ruled that the custody of their minor daughter shall remain with the mother permanently.
- Jun 02, 2015 22:55 IST
The BJP on Tuesday took a jibe at NCP chief Sharad Pawar for seeking relief for farmers affected by drought and said it was heartening to see that Pawar is being a good opponent.
- Jun 02, 2015 22:58 IST
The campaign started by Mumbai police to trace missing people has started to show results, revealed statistics released by the force for the RTI query put forth by activist Chetan Kothari.
- Jun 02, 2015 22:31 IST
The Nagpur district and sessions court on Tuesday sentenced four people to life after finding them guilty of murdering an engineering girl student four years ago.
- Jun 02, 2015 21:33 IST
The bakery has 15 days to switch to a more environment-friendly oven, failing which the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said it will take the case to court.
- Jun 02, 2015 21:44 IST
The Election Commission on Tuesday cancelled a bypoll to a Maharashtra legislative assembly seat after it was brought to its notice that an election petition is pending in the Bombay high court.
- Jun 02, 2015 17:20 IST
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday asked BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta to ensure upgrading and modernisation of Mumbai's fire brigade in the wake of the Kalbadevi fire last month which claimed lives of four fire officials.