Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
... Meanwhile, BMC has one of its own, officials swear against graft

... Meanwhile, BMC has one of its own, officials swear against graft

The civic body has been propagating the anti-corruption message across all the wards in the city through the awareness week.

Dhobi Ghat losing the plot, for a highrise in the bargain

Dhobi Ghat losing the plot, for a highrise in the bargain

SRA set to clear proposal to redevelop shanties on the plot adjoining the heritage washing area

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Chhath puja reflected two Bihars in Gujarat - one that almost runs its govt and another of daily wagers.

TRILOKPURI: From politics to real estate, reasons for the riot are many in this edgy colony of 35 blocks

The civic body has been propagating the anti-corruption message across all the wards in the city through the awareness week.

CM avoids Maya mistake made during Yamuna township project, decides to self-fund

After success of Nirbhaya, Poorna Jagannathan hopes her two new plays will spread awareness on sexual abuse of male child

The beautician who reported the crime to the police had earlier claimed that her partner had stabbed himself.

Three police FIRs detail incidents leading to Saturday’s violence, point to central role of rumours.

The NTS examination is a national-level scholarship that aims at identifying young talent, taking the test every year.

After meeting Raj Thackeray, lone MNS MLA Sonawane says he will follow party chief’s instructions on BJP’s call.

Besides, the new government perhaps also wants to make a statement by holding the event in Haryana.

Intense lobbying is on for the 10 Rajya Sabha seats which will fall vacant on 25 November.

Sunil Mehra, a yarn dealer, said, “One can see Chinese blankets and quilts these days; they are cheaper than our Indian products.”

While this may be the first technology magazine, there have been many e-anks over the last couple of years.

No party has much to say on decrepit transport infrastructure, housing etc.

Tired of negotiating within the limits of their positions, some are now prioritising issues concerning state government departments.

Earlier, Rafiqul, a spokesperson of the All India United Democratic Front, said it was pointless to malign the entire madrasa system.

After 4 years, city’s chances of getting a minister look bright.

Accused claim she died of drug overdose; police wait for the post-mortem report.

Although the situation has been brought under control, a strong police presence continues to guard the tense village.

‘Ram Temple exists in Ayodhya, question now is of giving it grand shape’

Also followed were JCB machines and trolleys to lift the garbage.

Centre likely to give apex court a clear plan on Oct 28.

Mumbai Live
Muse and Lyrics

Muse and Lyrics

Poet Sahir Ludhianvi’s life, its trials and tribulations, will unfold in a play with actor Tom Alter essaying the role

 

Urdu’s revival on the small screen and at festivals indicates resurgent popularity of the language

Faiz Wala Love

German artist Akim Walta on the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall.

Models walked the elaborate runway in kaftans, draped saris, lehengas, anarkalis and sherwanis.

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ACB finds over 80 govt files at agent’s house

Andhale is accused of acting as an ‘agent’ in a land-related matter and of accepting Rs 23 lakh from a bizman in exchange for handing over the copy of the revenue department’s order, which was in his favour

Denied passport for not putting biological father’s name, woman moves High Court

The passport authority had told the petitioner that her step-father’s name could not be entered into the column for the ‘father’

Court allows activist’s plea seeking transfer of inquiry

False evidence being given to a magistrate court in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan.

Cops arrest man for trying to circulate fake currency

This is the second seizure of counterfeit currency in Mumbai this month.

Decision to not give information to media on probe won’t protect victims: Bombay High Court
Decision to not give information to media on probe won’t protect victims: Bombay High Court

HC says the govt stand will protect the accused more than the victim

Despite wife’s deposition in his favour, man gets two years in jail for molesting teenager daughter

The complainant, supported in the case by an NGO, has been staying in a hostel for over a year now

Cops file plea to prohibit under-trials from having home food in court

The Bombay High Court had recently restricted the entry of outside food in court.

Another man held for posting defamatory content against Aamir Khan’s talk show

The 32-year-old Udaipur native was produced in a court in Mumbai, where a charge-sheet was also submitted

After EOW, now ED books production house for ‘cheating’

Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd fabricated documents of agreements with firms, did not fulfill the terms and conditions of agreements and also siphoned off Rs 444.53 crore to Dubai

Parel hospital guard arrested for ‘stealing’ Rs 10 lakh from safe

Ganesh Palekar reportedly confessed that he desperately needed to raise money to pay for his ailing mother’s treatment.

BCom students get hall-tickets with wrong exam timing, officials say error rectified
BCom students get hall-tickets with wrong exam timing, officials say error rectified

From this session, the exam pattern has changed from 60:40 to 72:25 (75 marks for theory and 25 for internal tests and attendance).

Two decades later, court provides relief to railway staffer injured on duty

He had been fighting to get pensionary benefits for the period he was unfit to work.

Class X boy hangs self after parents deny nod to go abroad

Ammar wanted to return to London to pursue his studies.

City’s heritage panel red-flags highrise in Marine Drive precinct to BMC
City’s heritage panel red-flags highrise in Marine Drive precinct to BMC

Delhi’s Imperial Capital and Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble were recently nominated for the World Heritage List

Dhobi Ghat losing the plot, for a highrise in the bargain
Dhobi Ghat losing the plot, for a highrise in the bargain

SRA set to clear proposal to redevelop shanties on the plot adjoining the heritage washing area

Suspect dies in police custody, probe on

According to police sources, the deceased has been identified as Gotiram Shivare, a resident of Andheri.

… Meanwhile, BMC has one of its own, officials swear against graft
… Meanwhile, BMC has one of its own, officials swear against graft

The civic body has been propagating the anti-corruption message across all the wards in the city through the awareness week.

Freedom Call
Freedom Call

Chetan Anand contributed to the freedom struggle through the medium of cinema, with his 1946 film Neecha Nagar.

Vijay Seshadri: What’s at the heart of writing poetry is making metaphors. That can’t be taught
Vijay Seshadri: What’s at the heart of writing poetry is making metaphors. That can’t be taught

In the city for Tata Literature Live!, Pulitzer prize-winning poet Vijay Seshadri speaks about his writing process, the immigrant experience and his abiding interest in Indian mythology

Genre Bender
Genre Bender

Ahead of his India tour, guitarist Alex Machacek, who has played with Planet X and Terry Bozzio, talks about working across genres and his connection with the country.

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