Pratik Salunke is a principal correspondent of Hindustan Times, Mumbai. He has spent a past decade covering crime and transport in cities of Mumbai and Pune. He has been covering terrorism, financial frauds and crime stories.
Articles by Pratik Salunke
The offices were shut in the MMR because of the lockdown restrictions, which were enforced since mid-March to contain the spread of the raging coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak.
Updated on Jun 08, 2020 01:13 AM IST
ByPratik Salunke and Jayprakash S Naidu, Mumbai
Mumbai Traffic Police authorities are conducting random checks on cars after the state government urged Mumbaikars to take out vehicles only for essential services.
Published on Jun 03, 2020 12:10 AM IST
ByPratik Salunke and Faisal Tandel, Mumbai
A total of 32 policemen working in Mumbai’s worst Covid-19 hotspot contracted the virus, of whom 31 have recovered.
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 02:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByPratik Salunke and Faisal Tandel
Slow-moving traffic was reported in some stretches of the western and eastern express highways. Traffic slowed down outside the vegetable market on Sion-Panvel road and other areas in the suburbs on Monday morning.
The development comes at a time when Maharashtra is topping the list of states for both infections and deaths. The state has recorded more than 52,000 infections and nearly 1,700 deaths.
A brawl broke out when Shejul requested the SUV driver to stop honking. One of the assailants used a sickle to attack Shejul, but he managed to deflect the blow.
On Tuesday night, Shah tagged Mumbai Police and the police commissioner, Param Bir Singh, and recounted the trauma that led him to temporarily suspend his charitable activities.
Published on May 19, 2020 08:59 PM IST
ByYesha Kotak and Pratik Salunke, Mumbai
The ED initiated an investigation under the provisions of PMLA based on the FIRs registered by Goa Police on the complaints filed by foreign nationals.
Updated on May 16, 2020 03:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByPratik Salunke | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
A single-judge bench of Bombay HC rejected the Wadhawans’ anticipatory bail plea saying, custodial interrogation was needed because of the serious nature of allegations such as money laundering.
The Enforcement Directorate has attached part of a nine-storey building of the Associated Journals Limited (AJL), the publisher of National Herald newspaper, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act at a prime location in Bandra.
Updated on May 09, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumnai | ByPratik Salunke | Edited by Sabir Hussain
Published on May 07, 2020 01:13 AM IST
ByPratik Salunke and Charul Shah, Mumbai
According to RCF police, the incident occurred at New Bharat Nagar at Vashi Naka in Chembur. Prashant Panvalkar, 27, and his brothers Shankar, 25, and Pralhad, 22, indulged in a brawl with the accused four days ago.
The ED has provisionally attached 59 paintings, including an MF Husain painting of Rajiv Gandhi, seized during the raids.
Updated on May 06, 2020 04:43 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByPratik Salunke and Charul Shah
A Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) ward officer from the eastern suburbs of the city said the civic body will frame policy guidelines in a day or two.
Updated on May 04, 2020 02:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByTanushree Venkatraman and Pratik Salunke