Thursday, Nov 27, 2014



Rusting speed boats, fewer cops… city’s coastline as exposed as ever
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

The coastal police, at present, have 27 speedboats and sealegs to Mumbai. However, 18 of these boats are not operational.

Cases on rise, North region police step up crackdown on drug peddlers, consumers
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Recognising the urgent need for action against drug consumers and peddlers in light of its many ill-effects, including the attacks on policemen, the North region police have been enforcing a crackdown on drug consumers and peddlers for the past two months. Additional Commissioner of Police Kishore Jadhav (North region) said that in the past few […]

For BEST staffers, clean toilets too few & far between
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

In April, BEST bus drivers went on a flash strike to protest against the implementation of computerised scheduling of duties.

‘Malad murder accused wanted money for new life in Bangladesh’
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

The officers said that Arvind had visited Khan’s residence to help her download songs on her mobile phone.

Malad woman ‘murder’: Six teams set up to nab suspect
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

The officers said Gupta had been employed with a mobile phone store in Goregaon West.

Tawde was confident of win, had ordered 5,000 laddoos
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Win of BJP is the win of Narendra Modi’s dream of development for Maharashtra, said Tawde.

‘Nasir used to make me beg’— Bandra girl recounts kidnapping ordeal
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Megha was reported missing a year and half ago by her family to the Nirmal Nagar police.

Mumbai girl makes herself at home, gives police a name to work with
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

The girl was returned in a joint operation between the Nirmal Nagar police and the bureau of Mumbai Police.

Two EVMs seized from poll official’s house
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Bangar confirmed the incident and said orders had been issued to the RO to initiate action against Mandhare.

Mumbai Police arrest 57, seize 58 firearms in last 15 days
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

The officers laid a trap and arrested Rane. Two country-made revolvers and bullets were seized from him.

Man held for theft at house of Nagaland Governor’s kin
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

The police were able to recover the entire stolen booty from Sharma that he had hid in his house in Kandivali (West).

‘Like Modi is the man for BJP, I want to be same for Shiv Sena’
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Shiv Sena is progressive in its ideology, and Uddhav Thackrey has great visions to improve the education system of the state.

Yet another cheating complaint against Bandra bizman held for rape
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Clarence Pereira was arrested on August 22 after three women filed separate FIRs against him.

Special unit to focus on recovery of stolen jewellery
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

Only 793 of the over 2,000 cases could be detected, with less than Rs two crore worth of jewellery recovered.

To save temple wall, Sindhis may dump BJP for Cong
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

BMC had stated earlier that they would not demolish the wall or area of religious places as it may hurt religious sentiments.

Two ‘runaway’ minor girls traced to Goa, man detained
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

One of them had reportedly left behind a note saying she wanted ‘freedom’.

Former model Archana Pandey commits suicide, Mumbai Police rule out foul play
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Pandey had been making frequent rounds to Gujarat for Ashwin’s bail. She had requested Pathan to help her out but he had been avoiding her lately.

Traffic police plan green corridor for ambulances
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

After advance call to cops, its route will be cleared of vehicular traffic.

Cops give their take: Smooth roads mean more accidents
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

A study by the city traffic police says most of the accidents this year occurred on newly opened bridges or repaired roads.

Anti-eve-teasing squads to now arrest those caught in the act
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

Like Aslam, everyday at least six boys are brought to each of the 15 Police stations across the North region of the city.

Day after, 2 teachers who ‘tortured, caned’ teenagers arrested
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Garg and Palva have been booked under section 324 and 305 of the IPC.

3 boys drown while trying to flee hostel
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

According to police, the school authorities had reported about the boys going missing on Monday night.

Gangster Pujari sends reminder to cops: Underworld still exists in Mumbai
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

According to the police, they are scrutinising CCTV footage of the area near Morani’s Juhu bungalow.

Women now more aware, want to report sexual offences: Police
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

In 2014, the Mumbai police registered 352 cases of rape till August, out of which 305 cases have been detected.

‘We realised such ordeals could happen to anyone’
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

An inquiry headed by DCP (Zone V) Mahesh Patil is under way into the alleged conduct of the Shahu Nagar and Dharavi police.

Police crack down on flats rented without registration
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Four persons were arrested in Oshiwara and six persons in Versova when they failed to notify the police before renting out their flats.

Traffic cops write to BMC: Potholes on Western Express Highway cause snarls
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Commuters travelling between Borivali and Andheri have been facing long traffic jams, and had to spend hours over the weekend.

Towing cases on rise, western suburbs need parking space: Study
Mon, Aug 11, 2014

Bandra has the maximum number of vehicles towed, followed by DN Nagar, the area near the airport and Borivali.

Plan for 3 flyovers to ease Haji Ali junction gets traffic police nod
Thu, Aug 07, 2014

A study of commuter density by traffic cops shows Haji Ali junction the most congested road in south Mumbai.

Autorickshaw drivers, cabbies play truant with commuters
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

Spurt in instances of autorickshaw and taxi drivers refusing to ply, traffic police set to intensify drive.

DIG had attempted rape earlier too, have saved apology texts: Model
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

The model has alleged that she met Paraskar a week later in connection with buying a flat.

‘Link two flyovers over Hindmata to ease traffic’
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Traffic cops write to BMC to prevent flooding at the low-lying junction

‘Serial molester’ Ansari chargesheeted for raping 10-year-old Andheri girl in Jan
Sat, Jul 19, 2014

The chargesheet contains the statements of two witnesses who are shopkeepers in the area where the girl resides.

3 new flyovers to ease traffic at Haji Ali, Peddar Road
Thu, Jul 17, 2014

The plan may replace decade-old contentious proposal for a viaduct over Peddar Road.

Woman alleges rape, acid attack threat
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

The accused had also allegedly threatened her that he would throw acid on her elder sister too if she told anyone about the incident.

Man who broke out of lock-up nabbed
Tue, Jul 15, 2014

The man was arrested by the Ratnagiri police after he stole jewellery worth Rs 2 lakh from his relative’s house.