Non-essential shops were operating during the day in markets located right outside railway stations like Chembur, Ghatkopar, Kurla, Sion, GTB Nagar, Wadala, Sewree, Grant road, Mumbai Central and Dadar. Crowding was also witnessed in markets at Bhoiwada and Worli.
A police officer on duty at the border said on Thursday, “Motorists are trying all tricks in the book to persuade me to allow them to pass. I feel very bad to turn them away but we have no choice. Since morning, I have sent back over 200 motorists.”
It is learnt that the family lost no time in going underground after the FIR against Varun was filed at the Chanakyapuri police station in New Delhi on February 23 based on a complaint filed by a 22-year-old woman.
Mumbai, over the past three days, has seen a flow of migrant workers planning to leave the city due to the partial lockdown announced in Maharashtra, which has rendered many without a steady source of income.
At CSMT on Tuesday night, a group of caterers from Bihar looked disappointed and tensed as the ticket counter was shut. They will have to spend the night at the station till the counter opens the next day.
As the clock chimed at 8 pm, there was a sizeable number of people on the streets, but the numbers ebbed substantially by 9.30 pm as nakabandi and police presence was beefed up across various parts of the city.
"It is an industry worth approximately Rs 103 crore. It employs 2 lakh people in the city, largely from the unorganised sector" says Pradeep Shetty, joint secretary of the Federation of Hotels and Restaurants Association of India.
After new restrictions were imposed on Sunday to control the second wave of Covid-19, Pradeep Shetty, joint secretary of the Federation of Hotels and Restaurants Association of India, tells The Indian Express about the challenges faced by the industry.
Gelatin sticks are cheap explosive materials used by industries for the purpose of mining and construction related work, like building structures, roads, rails and tunnels etc. They cannot be used without a detonator.
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner and Maharashtra DGP Anami Narayan Roy speaks to The Indian Express about his experience of handling “encounter specialists” and the relationship of the police and political order in the state.
The response to a Right to Information (RTI) query made by The Indian Express shows that a total of 2,801 motor vehicle thefts took place in 2020, wherein 1,085 cases account for 39 per cent of the total cases detected.