Implement Act strictly, but punish fake complainants: Maratha leaders

Implement Act strictly, but punish fake complainants: Maratha leaders

Bhosale said after the silent march held in Pune, they set up committees at the district level to collect information regarding the complaints registered at different police stations under the Atrocities Act.

Eye on vote banks, Shiv Sena, Congress, SP oppose demolition of slums in Mumbai

Eye on vote banks, Shiv Sena, Congress, SP oppose demolition of slums in Mumbai

Defending the residents of Behrampada, including the six people who lost their lives to a fire which broke out last week, Shiv Sena corporators demanded that all single-storey illegal structures be exempted from demolition.

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Investigators are scanning the property dispute dating back to 1984 allegedly involving Teotia and the three persons.

Supplementary chargesheet filed on Friday, includes 41 witness statements

The two officials from Bangladesh will interrogate arrested Islamic State (IS) operative Masiuddin alias Abu al-Musa.

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Bomb disposal robots for Mumbai police
Bomb disposal robots for Mumbai police

The Maharashtra Police had some robotics-based machines in the 1990s, but these are now phased out.

Maharashtra: Taloja prison guard doubles as snake catcher
Maharashtra: Taloja prison guard doubles as snake catcher

Since 2012, when Pore began catching snakes at Taloja prison and the surrounding areas, he says the number has crossed 300 of various species including Russell’s Viper.

Police seize Rs 85 lakh in new notes in Mumbai
Police seize Rs 85 lakh in new notes in Mumbai

Of the Rs 85 lakh that was seized by unit 5 of the Crime Branch, Rs 72 lakh were in Rs2000 notes and 13 lakh in Rs 100 notes.

Night shift: This Mumbai librarian’s work ‘day’ starts after dinner
Night shift: This Mumbai librarian’s work ‘day’ starts after dinner

Yadav spends his mornings running errands for the library owner. Otherwise, he prefers to rest. Ask him what is the most challenging thing about his shift, he said, “Absolutely nothing.”

Hazarimal Somani Road-widening: Bombay HC disposes of Gymkhana plea against BMC
Hazarimal Somani Road-widening: Bombay HC disposes of Gymkhana plea against BMC

The petition was filed after the BMC asked collector Ashwini Joshi to hand over the club land to it.

Housing rules: Maharashtra dilutes key safeguard for buyers
Housing rules: Maharashtra dilutes key safeguard for buyers

Allows more flexible use of funds in escrow account for a housing project

CBI seeks stay in Narendra Dabholkar trial
CBI seeks stay in Narendra Dabholkar trial

Dabholkar was shot on August 20, 2013, in Pune while Pansare was shot at on February 16, 2015, in Kolhapur and died on February 20, 2015.

SIT chargesheet: ‘Tawde began monitoring two rationalists after Sanstha leader sent him email in 2007’
SIT chargesheet: ‘Tawde began monitoring two rationalists after Sanstha leader sent him email in 2007’

The chargesheet ascribes ideological difference as the motive for the murder.

MNS alleges scam in garbage transportation
MNS alleges scam in garbage transportation

Deshpande added that similar to the findings of the inquiry into the de-silting scam, logsheets of the vehicle tracking system of garbage compactors indicated similar anomalies.

Crack down on hotels using parking lots for commercial activities: Bombay High Court
Crack down on hotels using parking lots for commercial activities: Bombay High Court

The Navi Mumbai civic body informed the court that it had issued notices to properties carrying out the illegal activities.

Mumbai: Free, separate toilets for kids near Deonar ground
Mumbai: Free, separate toilets for kids near Deonar ground

Officials from the ward office said the toilet would be free for children below the age of 12.

Concentration camps better than crowded trains, says Bombay High Court
Concentration camps better than crowded trains, says Bombay High Court

The court also observed that considerable progress had been made by the authorities but asked the authorities to consider the feasibility of connecting the Central Railway and Western Railway corridors.

Mumbai: Soon, cushioned seats in ladies’ second-class coaches of Central Railway’s suburban network
Mumbai: Soon, cushioned seats in ladies’ second-class coaches of Central Railway’s suburban network

“We will manufacture one rake with cushioned seats of ladies coaches every month from December,” said a Central Railway official.

Rape-murder in Mumbai’s Vile Parle: Police suspect, question neighbour
Rape-murder in Mumbai’s Vile Parle: Police suspect, question neighbour

The victim was found dead in a state of undress with a pair of jeans tightly wound around her neck early Tuesday morning at her residence by her family and neighbours.

Mumbai: Search on for 7 men wanted for stealing BTS units from cell phone towers
Mumbai: Search on for 7 men wanted for stealing BTS units from cell phone towers

While the arrested men have been remanded to police custody until December 13, the police are searching for seven more men.

‘Name change fine, improve facilities too’
‘Name change fine, improve facilities too’

A Shrivastav, who runs a food stall at the station, said, “Boribunder to VT to CST to CSMT, the name is only getting longer with every change, but it doesn’t make any difference.”

Bhujbal money laundering case: ‘2 conspirators still at large, ED making no effort to nab them’
Bhujbal money laundering case: ‘2 conspirators still at large, ED making no effort to nab them’

A division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice M S Sonak was hearing a public interest litigation by activist Anjali Damania, levelling allegations of money laundering against Bhujbal and his family members.

Mumbai: 4 heritage structures in Fort to be opened to public by December end
Mumbai: 4 heritage structures in Fort to be opened to public by December end

The structures are among 27 others identified by the BMC and are being restored and maintained by various organisations.

Girl kidnapped from Arunachal rescued in Navi Mumbai, 1 held
Girl kidnapped from Arunachal rescued in Navi Mumbai, 1 held

The police add that in a subsequent call, the accused demanded Rs 5000 from the victim’s family and asked them to deposit it in an SBI account.

New housing rules: Builders can now sell parking space in Maharashtra
New housing rules: Builders can now sell parking space in Maharashtra

State notifies rules to implement RERA, cuts some disclosures for builders.