Eventually, the bank gave overdraft facility worth around Rs 2,500 crore to HDIL and by the time the alleged fraud was unearthed in October, HDIL owed the bank Rs 4,355 crore, including the interest accrued.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Law & Order) Vijay Kumar Choubey said, “The SOP is clear when it comes to people who have health issues. However, we will be re-emphasising the need to take suspects who complain of health issues directly to the hospital instead of the police station.”
Shiv Sena is looking at the circulation of the photo as a strategy to remind voters of Lande’s MNS roots. But Lande dismissed suggestions that north Indian and Muslim voters in the constituency will vote for his opponent.
While BJP’s Ashish Shelar has been taking out massive rallies in the area and hoping for a clean sweep for the BJP, Congress’ Asif Zakaria is focussed more on the “look-at-your-candidate” mantra and is hopeful that his work as a corporator will hold him in good stead and buck the trend.
Parag Alavani, who won the seat in the 2014 Assembly elections by 30,000 votes when the Shiv Sena and BJP contested separately, is aware that Vile Parle has become among the safer seats for the BJP in the city.