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Bombay HC rejects plea seeking change in abortion ceiling for rape victims

An advocate for the petitioner also sought directions that the existing provision to seek court’s nod to terminate pregnancy beyond 20 weeks be increased to 24 weeks.

Families eager to move into new homes, expedite BBD chawl redevelopment work: Aaditya Thackeray

Claiming that he had to step in as the project had made no progress in the last two years, Aaditya said that neither the people nor the local MLA’s were being taken into confidence, nor were their concerns addressed.

Juvenile, four others held for raping mentally challenged woman: Mumbai Police

According to police, the incident took place Wednesday, when one of the accused asked the woman to accompany him for a walk to a hill in their area.

Santacruz man steals Rs 1.42 lakh from employer, fakes attack on self; arrested

The accused, Lavkush Sharma, had contacted the police control room at 2.30 am on Friday claiming three men had entered the office of his employer, Rajkumar Dubey, while he was asleep.

Bombay HC to BMC commissioner: ‘Determine if 5 buildings in Mandvi were constructed with requisite permissions’

“Such floors, which are found to be illegal, if at all, shall be demolished,” the court said while asking the commissioner to comply with the order within four months.

Navi Mumbai: Hotel manager booked for cheating three

The FIR was filed on the complaint of the owner of Sapphire Bar in Turbhe, where accused Sanjay Metkari (40) used to work as a manager.

Mumbai: Gang that cloned over 15,000 ATM cards busted, two arrested

According to the Thane Police Crime Branch (Unit I), the kingpin of the gang, identified as Shabaz Mohammad Arif (30), was arrested from Mumbra on August 20

Samruddhi Corridor: MSRDC set to lease Nepeansea Road plot to raise funds

The 1.54-acre plot, valued at Rs 500 crore, is set to be leased for 60 years. The MSRDC is the nodal agency for the corridor, which is set to come up at an estimated cost of Rs 49,000 crore.

BMC Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi seeks return of paver blocks on roads

The instruction was issued by Municipal Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi on August 21, when a joint meeting of all department officials and contractors was organised to check the status of major projects.

Mumbai: FIR against 3 developers for destroying mangroves, encroaching on govt land

The Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation had lodged the FIR against developers Pintu Singh, Jaywant Kini and Jitendra Kini and demolished constructions that had come up in the village with a mangrove cover, officials said.

Child trafficking racket: 42-yr-old key accused arrested from Delhi

On the run since July when the racket was busted, Pawan Kumar Sharma (42) was arrested from the national capital on Thursday, DCP Akbar Pathan said

Delhi: Buying vegetables, two women dead as parapet falls on them

Police said the single-storey building was in a dilapidated state and had been abandoned a few months ago.