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Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020
Saurabh M Joshi

Saurabh M Joshi


I am a journalist based in Mumbai covering crime and investigation for Hindustan Times, in the capacity of a principal correspondent. I have covered the city for over eight years as a correspondent for print and electronic media after starting my career with a business wire.

articles by Saurabh M Joshi (252 results)
Jan 02, 2017 11:35
The Mumbai Police is banking on its evidence of fingerprints and family DNA profile to get gangster Chotta Shakeel’s hitman Sayyad Muzakkir Muddasar Hussain alias Munna Jhingada extradited from Thailand even as Pakistan continues to lay claim on the... read more
Dec 29, 2016 13:09
GRP officials said many people head to Marine Drive and Gateway of India to see fireworks, resulting in CST and Churchgate recording the highest footfalls for years now... read more
Dec 27, 2016 00:11
The Mumbai police served a notice that bans IRF, to the legal representative of the organisation on Monday. The notice was issued by the unlawful activities (preventive) tribunal of the Delhi high court. read more
Nov 26, 2016 23:55
Amid the ongoing investigation against televangelist Zakir Naik and the lack of clarity on his current location, seen as a tactic to stay out of reach of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), it has now come to the fore that Naik has also bagged Malaysian... read more
Nov 26, 2016 00:28
Naik’s now-banned Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) issued the statement-letter on his behalf stating that the religion’s name has been made synonymous with violence, while condoning the reckless behaviour of some majority religious leaders read more
Nov 25, 2016 09:32
Eight years after terrorists attacked Mumbai after entering the city through its coasts, the coastal police wing could finally be getting more equipment to help them function better read more
Nov 23, 2016 15:01
The move was announced on Wednesday, during the routine transfers of DCPs, with the EOW having been given an officer for exclusively supervising the alleged Rs5,600-crore National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) fraud that involves alleged misappropriation... read more
Nov 20, 2016 00:14
The ban on televangelist Zakir Naik’s NGO, the Islamic Research Foundation, and the charges against him, are based on investigations by two agencies, the special branch (SB) of the Mumbai police and the Economic Offences Wing (EOW). read more
Nov 19, 2016 22:21
Federal anti-terrorism investigators searched a dozen offices and homes linked to televangelist Zakir Naik on Saturday, recovering cash and potentially incriminating documents, a day after police charged the controversial preacher with promoting ter... read more
Nov 18, 2016 23:56
The van was procured as a part of the police modernisation program read more
Nov 18, 2016 23:47
The IRF said they are seeking legal advice to challenge the ban read more
Nov 18, 2016 15:33
The Mumbai police on Thursday received the order of the Union government, declaring controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) as unlawful under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). read more
Nov 18, 2016 13:08
Three people were on Thursday arrested and an assistant police inspector (API) attached to Santacruz police station was suspended for allegedly duping a contractor by promising him new notes in exchange for the demonetised Rs500s and Rs1,000s with a... read more
Nov 16, 2016 23:41
People associated with the IRF said no agency has notified them on ban on any kind of activities read more
Nov 16, 2016 16:02
The Government Railway Police (GRP) stated that 12 to 15 such incidents would be reported to railway police stations daily. But ever since the demonetization came into effect, the number of such incidents has slipped to six cases per day. read more