On December 13, 2015, a technician working on the maintenance of a traffic signal near the Mahavir Platinum building at Indian Oil Nagar in Chembur (East) spotted a large red suitcase in the gutter along the road.
Nariman House, which reopened in Aug 2014 after suffering damage during the 26/11 attacks, now has huge 10x10-inch iron gates, CCTV cameras, fingerprint scanners and number locks ensuring that no one without authorisation gets in.
Mangala Kamble (48) residing near the Hiranandani Estate for 15 years, said, “Over the past decade there has been increased connectivity. While it is true the area has become crowded, we now have buses every minute and travel has become much better.”
In order to prosecute a public servant, a prior sanction is required from the state. Shetye, an inmate at the Byculla women jail, was allegedly beaten to death at the prison by six guards, including the jailor, on June 23 last year.
“Despite the attack on us in Bhima Koregaon, there has been no statement by the state government, nor any action taken. We are left with no option but to protest to ensure that our voices are heard,” said Vijay Kharat, a resident of Siddharth Nagar in Chembur who was in Bhima Koregaon Monday.
“There were no plans for the party. Khushbu, who was turning 28 on Friday, and her husband Jayesh decided suddenly that they could not bring in her birthday without a celebration. So she called up several friends including Kinjal, a relative, who also lost her life in the blaze”
Despite this track record of a series of violations recorded by the BMC during inspections of 1Above and the adjoining Mojo’s Bistro, officials permitted 1Above to renew its licence barely ten days ago
The three arrested after robbing the gun showroom in UP on December 15 had fled in a Bolero. The accused stopped at a petrol pump in Nashik for fuel and threatened the petrol pump staff with a revolver and refused to pay the bill.
There were nine cases where the PEB revised its own recommendations. “Sometimes officers approach the PEB for revising their recommended posting. This is accepted in cases where the reasons are found to be valid,” a home department official said.
India has at least 30 electric loco sheds, as on November 1, and many more are likely to come up with the Railway Ministry planning to complete electrification of the railway network across the country by 2020.
The police have so far recovered seven manhole covers from the accused and suspect they may have stolen more. The police said while scanning CCTV footage, they found a taxi at a spot from where a manhole cover had been stolen.