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mumbai Updated: Mar 17, 2017 16:21 IST
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BJP national spokesperson Shaina NC. (HT file )

BJP worker held for sending lewd messages to BJP leader Shaina NC

Officers from the Cyber police station in Mumbai arrested one person for allegedly sending obscene messages to BJP national spokesperson Shain NC. The arrested accused was identified as Jayantkumar Singh. Ironically, Singh is a BJP worker from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Read

Theft, drugs and disparity in Mumbai’s jam-packed eastern suburbs

Look one way, and you see swanky malls, upmarket gated colonies and the Metro trains zipping past. Turn around, and dimly-lit chawls, narrow by- lanes and men lying around drunk fill your view. Stuck in the middle are the Mumbai police. Read

TV soaps spur interest in Sanskrit, mythology courses at Mumbai varsity

A spurt in the popularity of mythological and historical dramas on televisions, and the subsequent demand for script writers, has sparked students’ interest in Sanskrit and mythology courses at the University of Mumbai (MU). Read

Burglary is a family business for this Pune trio

For a trio from Pune — husband, wife and their son — burglary is a family business. This came to the fore after officers from Pune crime branch detained their 17-year-old son for his alleged involvement in a mobile phone theft. Investigation later revealed about the family’s involvement in 14 other break-ins and thefts. Read

Stringent laws, penalties won’t help improve worsening doctor-patient relationship: Study

A well-coordinated communication system rather than stringent laws or penalties is the need of the hour, stated the team of researchers who recently studied the worsening doctor-patient relationship across India. Read

First Published: Mar 17, 2017 16:21 IST