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Maharashtra poll speech: No action recommended against city BJP chief Lodha, 2 others
Sat, Dec 07, 2019

Lodha, who was one of the speakers at the sabha, had during his speech invoked the 1992-93 riots in the city as well as terror attacks, while referring to the voters of Sakpal’s opponent, Congress MLA Amin Patel.

Mumbai: 25-year-old contractor gets one year in jail for death of worker in 2014
Sat, Nov 30, 2019

On January 10, 2014, the victim, who was working at a redevelopment project, had slipped on wet concrete and fallen from the eighth floor of the building after the safety belt he was wearing broke.

Mumbai: NIA submits third supplementary chargesheet against Majeed
Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Majeed is facing trial for sections including punishment for terrorist act, conspiracy and Section 125 of the Indian Penal Code for waging war against any Asiatic power in alliance with the government of India.

Payal Tadvi suicide case: Accused approach HC, seek permission to continue studies
Mon, Nov 25, 2019

The accused were granted bail by the Bombay High Court on August 9 with conditions prohibiting them from leaving Mumbai without court permission and requiring them to report to the crime branch every alternate day.

Dhule lynching: 35 set to face trial for murder
Sat, Nov 23, 2019

On July 1, last year, the 35 men were part of a mob at Rainpada in Dhule that allegedly lynched five men, following rumours on social media that “child kidnappers were on the prowl”.

Bombay HC acquits man awarded 10-yr jail by special court
Fri, Nov 22, 2019

The accused, who worked as a peon in the school, was found guilty under a section of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act by the special court in October 2016, which had observed that since the incident had taken place on the premises of the school, stringent punishment should be given.

Agnelo Valdaris ‘custodial death’: No objection if special court wants to charge 8 cops with murder, CBI tells Bombay HC
Wed, Nov 20, 2019

The division bench of Justice B P Dharmadhikari and Justice S S Jadhav was hearing a writ petition filed by Agnelo’s father Leonard Valdaris, seeking that the accused be charged with murder.

Payal Tadvi death: ‘Family wanted to approach police before suicide’
Fri, Nov 08, 2019

According to the statement of Tadvi’s cousin, who is a sub-inspector, the mother of the deceased, Abeda, had told him on May 11 that Tadvi was being increasingly harassed by her seniors.

Rape of Russian national: ‘Complaint prima facie shows accused helped victim prepare false documents’
Wed, Nov 06, 2019

Last month, a 38-year old Russian national, who resided in Uzbekistan before moving to Mumbai in 2003, had alleged that Jadhav had sexually assaulted her multiple times since 2006.

Money laundering case: ED opposes bail plea of Yusuf, says he was acting on behalf of Mirchi
Tue, Nov 05, 2019

“The letter written by Trust to Income Tax once again affirms that the Trust was a mere cover of Mirchi, acting as per his directions. The present accused (Yusuf) was acting on behalf of Mirchi,” the ED has claimed.

‘Hate speech’: Mumbai BJP chief’s personal views & opinion: Sena candidate tells poll panel
Sat, Nov 02, 2019

In his reply to the EC on October 23, Sakpal had said: “I do not endorse and support anyone else’s views and opinions and have not agreed or recommended statements, views and opinions privately or publicly made by anyone other than me. I am distancing myself from statements made by any other person.”

CCTVs in all rooms of police stations: HC’s 2014 order yet to be implemented after Agnelo Valdaris’ custodial death
Wed, Oct 30, 2019

The hearing forms part of the petition filed by the father of Agnelo Valdaris, who was allegedly tortured and killed in police custody in April 2014.

Sexual assault of minor: Court says even natural parents can’t give consent in favour of accused’s bail
Mon, Oct 28, 2019

The 14-year-old boy's mother had submitted an affidavit before the court, giving her consent to the accused being released on bail.

Maharashtra election results: In Latur (Rural), NOTA is No. 2 with 27,500, ahead of Shiv Sena
Fri, Oct 25, 2019

In Maharashtra's Latur constituency, Congress candidate Dhiraj Deshmukh, son of former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, got 1,35,006 votes (67%) in the Assembly elections.

Prison Statistics of India 2017 report: New category for unnatural deaths of inmates added
Thu, Oct 24, 2019

According to the report, Maharashtra had a total of 119 deaths of inmates in prisons during 2017. Of these, while 111 were categorised as natural deaths, eight were unnatural.

Day after Mumbai BJP chief’s riot remark, EC issues showcause notice
Fri, Oct 18, 2019

At the rally held in support of Mumbadevi candidate Sakpal, Lodha had delivered a speech referring to previous instances of riots and terror attacks, claiming that the bombs and bullets used were manufactured “in lanes within 5 km” of the meeting venue.

Mumbai BJP chief refers to riots, blasts to describe Congress voters
Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Lodha said that since there is a BJP-Shiv Sena government at the Centre, state and municipal corporation, the voters should consider voting for the alliance to keep Mumbai safe.

Maharashtra: Bhojpuri actors, fan clubs of film stars, music videos add colour to campaigns in Sion Koliwada seat
Thu, Oct 17, 2019

To woo over 35,000 North Indian voters in the constituency, Selvan was flanked by Bhojpuri actors Manoj Tiwari and Dinesh Lal Yadav, better known as Nirahua, during his roadshows last week.

Mumbai: Fisherfolk may vote NOTA over Shivaji Memorial
Sun, Oct 13, 2019

For Colaba’s 2.7 lakh voters (apart from the fishing community), redevelopment in areas like Girgaon, tenancy of leased buildings belonging to the Mumbai Port Trust and traffic congestion in the plush pockets of Cuffe Parade are a few other key issues.

Two men arrested by ED for ‘illegal dealing’ of properties of Dawood aide
Sat, Oct 12, 2019

Haroun Yusuf, a British national, and Bandra-resident Ranjeet Singh Bindra were arrested on charges of alleged money laundering and sent to ED custody till October 15 by a special court.

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