Mumbai is safe only because of our police: NCP leader Supriya Sule takes on Amruta Fadnavis in veiled attack
Twitter saw Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) take the fight to the Opposition on Thursday.
NCP leader and member of Parliament (MP) Supriya Sule tweeted on Thursday, “Our Mumbai is safe only because Mumbai Police, you have been doing your duty. Salute to the service that upholds human value.” Sule’s tweet, writing in Marathi, tagged Mumbai Police’s official Twitter handle. She also uploaded a picture of police personnel on duty during heavy downpour.
Sule’s tweets are being seen as a subtle response to comments posted by Amruta Fadnavis, wife of former chief minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Devendra Fadnavis. On August 3, Amruta Fadnavis had tweeted, “The manner in which Sushant Singh Rajput Death case is being handled - I feel Mumbai has lost humanity & is no more safe to live - for innocent, self respecting citizens [sic].” The tweet was criticised by Shiv Sena leaders who said she was criticising the same police force that had been entrusted with her protection when her husband had been chief minister.
Meanwhile, former Rajya Sabha MP and NCP leader Majeed Memon criticised the Centre for handing over the investigation into Rajput’s suicide to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) without the consent of the Maharashtra government. “While the Supreme Court is hearing and examining all the aspects of Sushant’s case, an abrupt transfer of investigation from local police to CBI under orders of Centre without consent of State is not desirable,” said Memon in a tweet on Thursday.
Four days after a college student was allegedly molested on a skywalk at Manpada, local residents have raised safety concerns over another skywalk in the heart of the city which they claim is taken over by miscreants at night as there are no adequate lights and CCTV cameras. Interestingly, this skywalk near Viviana Mall is barely a few metres from former minister Jitendra Awhad's home and around two km from chief minister Eknath Shinde's residence.
With its private beach and a sprawling lawn, Ramtek bungalow in Malabar Hill leads the list, followed by Royal Stone, a colonial-style bungalow with wooden flooring located in Peddar Road. While Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narvekar and revenue minister Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil have requested for Royal Stone, forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, labour minister Suresh Khade and Vikhe-Patil are vying for Ramtek bungalow, the largest bungalow after Varsha, the official residence of the chief minister.
Mumbai: Two senior citizens lost their lives after the ceiling of a residential structure in which they resided came down on Monday evening. The deceased were identified as Devshankar Nathalal Shukla (93) and his wife, Arkhiben Devshankar Shukla (87). According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) disaster control cell, the incident took place at around 7.46 pm, on the first floor of the building.
Karnataka Police on Monday imposed curbs under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) in Shivamogga town after a clash between two groups over banners featuring Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ideologue V D Savarkar and 18th Century ruler Tipu Sultan. A senior police officer familiar with the matter said tension broke out after a banner featuring Savarkar was put up at Amir Ahmed Circle, in Shivamogga, as part of Independence Day celebrations.
In a first, the national flag was hoisted amid tight security on Monday morning at Idgah Maidan in Chamarajpet. The Tricolour was hoisted at the Idgah Maidan by assistant commissioner of Bengaluru (Urban) MG Shivanna. Chamarajpet MLA Zameer Ahmed Khan, member of Lok Sabha from Bengaluru Central constituency PC Mohan, additional commissioner of police (Bengaluru west) Sandeep Patil and deputy commissioner of police (Bengaluru west) Laxman Nimbargi were also present in the event.