Arvind Walmiki

Arvind Walmiki

Arvind is a correspondent from Thane who covers crime beat and has an experience of four years in the field. Apart from crime he is also a volunteer of Wildlife Crime Control bureau and reports on environment and rescue operations in the city.

Articles by Arvind Walmiki

5 dead, 100 injured in blast at Thane chemical factory

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2016 07:35 PM IST
According to witnesses, a boiler in the factory exploded around 11.30am leading to a major fire

Lifeguard held after girl, 9, drowns in pool at Kalyan

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2016 12:56 AM IST
Police say 19-year-old, who has worked as a swimming instructor and lifeguard at Kalyan’s Godrej Hill society for a year, isn’t qualified for the job
Mamta Kulkarni(HT)
Mamta Kulkarni(HT)

Mamta’s name to be included in drug case list

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2016 11:45 PM IST
During probe, it was found that the actor’s Andheri house maintenance charges were paid from a bank in Gujarat
(HT)
(HT)

Raids on Solapur pharma firms still on, more ephedrine seized

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2016 01:34 AM IST
Wednesday’s seizure could be much higher than Saturday’s Rs 2,000-crore drug haul
Thane commissioner Prambir Singh addresses a press conference at his office on Saturday after ephedrine worth Rs2,000 crore was seized at Solapur.(Praful Gangurde)
Thane commissioner Prambir Singh addresses a press conference at his office on Saturday after ephedrine worth Rs2,000 crore was seized at Solapur.(Praful Gangurde)

Five arrested after drugs worth Rs2,000 crore seized in Solapur

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2016 01:21 AM IST
The Thane anti-narcotics cell and crime branch have seized Rs2,000 crore worth of ephedrine, a recreational drug, at Solapur in the past week.
Bhiwandi is a key textile centre of western India, with power looms managing a turnover of around Rs10,000 crore.(Rishikesh Choudhary)
Bhiwandi is a key textile centre of western India, with power looms managing a turnover of around Rs10,000 crore.(Rishikesh Choudhary)

Illegal powerlooms in Bhiwandi cause for concern

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2016 12:31 AM IST
According to police sources, many factories in the area have been functioning for three decades, even though they don’t have the permission to work
Rescue operations in progress at Rahat Manzil in Bhiwandi on Tuesday morning.(Praful Gangurde)
Rescue operations in progress at Rahat Manzil in Bhiwandi on Tuesday morning.(Praful Gangurde)

Seven injured in fire at Bhiwandi powerloom unit

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2016 12:28 AM IST
The ground floor of the building housed the powerloom unit, first floor was a godown, while the second, third and fourth floors were residential
All doors of the area where the Nachan family lives, called Nachan mohalla, in Padgha were shut.(Rishikesh Choudhary)
All doors of the area where the Nachan family lives, called Nachan mohalla, in Padgha were shut.(Rishikesh Choudhary)

Mumbai triple blasts: Saquib’s village wears deserted look

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2016 12:00 AM IST
Learning a lesson from the 2003 incident, when a police team that went to arrest Nachan in Padgha was attacked by villagers, the police had heightened patrolling in the area

Thane massacre: viscera tests reveal victims were drugged

Hindustan Times | By Debasish Panigrahi and Arvind Walmiki
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2016 01:28 AM IST
Tests on the viscera of members of the Warekar family in Thane, who were murdered by one of their own on February 28, have revealed traces of Clozapine, a sedative used to treat schizophrenia

Stray dog attacks 20 people in Thane

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2016 12:36 AM IST
Out of the 20, two women and a three-year-old girl have sustained multiple injuries

Thane mass murderer transacted Rs4crore in past few months, say police

Hindustan Times | By Arvind Walmiki
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2016 12:36 AM IST
Cops freeze demat account of Hasnain Warekar, trying to find out with whom he was dealing with in run-up to the massacre
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