A week after the Chembur police found a woman’s torso dumped near a lake, and dismembered legs soon after, the investigators arrested 31-year-old manager of Chembur Gymkhana on Tuesday for the murder.
Taking note of the recent incidents of criminals escaping from police custody while on their way to court, senior officials have recommended setting up of sub-jails in the court premises, video-conferencing of trials and handcuffing of terror accused.
A 2012 report of the ministry of road transport and highways says the city witnessed the highest number of road accidents at 24,592 last year. Of them, 471 were fatal ones leaving 488 people dead and 4,543 others injured.
The ‘diamonds’ studded in Miss Asia Pacific 2013 Srishti Rana’s crown, which Customs was quick to confiscate citing unpaid duty for the gems, turned out to be pieces of glass.
Approximately 1.2 crore Jains in the country and across the world can soon get community cards with individual identification numbers. Members of the newly-formed Jain International Organisation (JIO) are set to launch the project this December.
After the major fire at AMRI hospital in 2011, and following a Supreme Court order making it mandatory for clinics in residential premises to have separate staircases, smoke detection systems and fire extinguishers, the civic body had at first taken the stringent step requiring private medical facilities to get their premises inspected by the fire department every year.
Aruna Shanbaug, 66, was on Friday shifted to the medical intensive care unit (MICU) at the KEM Hospital, Parel after she developed pneumonia. Doctors said she is breathing with the help of oxygen support, but her condition is stable and improving.
Three residents, who have been on a hunger strike for the past seven days, said they would continue their strike in the compound if authorities decided to raze their flats.
Two Air India flights bound for Birmingham and Sydney, the newest international destinations on the airline’s network, were delayed by close to three hours at the Delhi airport on Monday on account of poor scheduling of pilots’ duties.
Even as crime against women is on the rise in the city, Mumbai police commissioner Satyapal Singh said on Monday that the low rate of conviction in rape cases could be attributed to false complaints and complainants turning hostile during trial.
For more than two hours on Tuesday, at least 100 residents of Worli’s Campa Cola compound forcibly stopped civic officials from entering the premises.
In the middle of all the confusion, mischievous politicians have found an opportunity to peddle hopes to desperate residents. Ironically, some of the politicians
protesting against the demolition are builders themselves.
Responding to residents’ special leave petition, the apex court had given them an extension of five months on May 2 to vacate their flats, but it had taken undertakings from them that stated that the flats would be vacated voluntarily by occupants before the October 2 deadline.
While the state is under pressure to table the Adarsh commission report as the statutory six-month period of tabling the report has already lapsed,members of the controversial Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society at Colaba launched an official society website on Tuesday.
In what could be a game changer for the Mumbai’s mass transport projects, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for a fresh study of passenger traffic which the various transport modes like the railways, metro and monorail, water transport and coastal road are expected to facilitate.