Sagar Rajput

Articles By Sagar Rajput

Mumbai: Voters raise stink over Mulund landfill, say no faith in candidates’ assurances

The residents alleged that the builder and the real estate agents were misleading buyers to purchase flats in the locality by not revealing that there was a dumping ground next door.

Mumbai: At Karkare park, few heard of him, none of Sadhvi Pragya

Not many knew about the man after who the six-acre park has been named, let alone about the controversy stirred up by the BJP’s Bhopal candidate, Pragya Thakur.

Protesters confront BJP’s Kotak during padyatra, his office claims hand of ‘frustrated’ Congress-NCP

Kotak, who is contesting the Lok Sabha polls from the North East constituency, was accompanied by sitting MP Kirit Somaiya, senior BJP leader Prakash Mehta and other party workers.

Mumbai North East Constituency: Candidates never visit the area, why should we vote?

Open drains, low water supply major issues in area; residents say they didn’t see MP Kirit Somaiya in last five years

Mumbai: Family members of ‘mentally ill’ woman in Pakistani jail couldn’t be traced, say police

“The media in Pakistan has reported that Gulo Jan was nabbed in 2002 but they have not mentioned the place from where she was nabbed as it could have helped us in our investigation,” added an officer.

Confident of win, my opponents need to rethink why they are even contesting, says BJP candidate from Mumbai North East

Manoj Kotak, BJP candidate from Mumbai North East, was seen as a last minute replacement of sitting MP Kirit Somaiya, who was denied a ticket by the party

No renomination for Somaiya: A throwback to how he himself began his career

In the 1995 Assembly elections, the sitting MLA in Mulund Assembly constituency was BJP’s Wamanrao Parab. He had won the seat in 1990 with a huge margin against Congress’s R R Singh. He fully expected to be renominated in 1995.

Mumbai north east constituency: With MNS backing Congress-NCP, BJP goes all out to woo Marathi voters

Even though Kotak, a three-time corporator, has claimed that he is “unmoved by the posturing of the MNS”, the BJP leader is trying to reach out to Marathi voters, who have a decisive stamp on who wins from here.

Sanjay Dina Patil: ‘Not trying to target any community, people know who will fight for their rights’

NCP candidate Sanjay Dina Patil, in an interview with The Indian Express, explains how he plans to address the issues of his demographically diverse constituency.

CSMT foot overbridge collapse: Day after engineer’s arrest, his supervisor held

Police said the duo was arrested on the basis of a report by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Mumbai: Online ‘vehicle seller’ dupes CISF man of Rs 10K, uses his service ID to cheat others

According to police, the complainant, Ratansingh Dhankar, had contacted the accused on a buying and selling app four months ago. The accused, identified as ‘Shrikant CISF’, was offering to sell a Mahindra Scorpio at Rs 3.8 lakh.

Mumbai apartment’s long wait for Parsi police officer — 11 years and counting

According to Mumbai Police officers, over 60 years ago, the Parsi community had reserved the apartment, on the first floor of Dhunjibhoy Building on Sleater Road in Tardeo, for a police officer belonging to the community.

Mumbai: Couple commits suicide due to prolonged illness

The police said that while Vivek Kamble, who worked as a garment salesman, hanged himself, his wife Sarika committed suicide by consuming poison.

Mumbai: Missing CA reunited with family

At around 10 am on March 23, his wife got a call from an unknown person informing her that Bohra’s bag had been found at Ahmedabad railway station. “The caller found her number from documents in the bag. A police team was dispatched to Ahmedabad,” the officer said.

BMC officials present during audit will be probed: police to court

Neeraj Kumar Desai, director of Prof DD Desai’s Associated Engineering Consultant and Analyst Private Limited, was produced before the metropolitan magistrate court on Tuesday, which remanded him in police custody till March 25.

CST foot overbridge collapse: Director of firm that audited bridge arrested

CST FOB collapse: The police action against Neerajkumar Desai of Prof DD Desai Associated Engineering Consultants comes following an FIR lodged in the case on Friday.

110 dynamite sticks used to blow up Nirav Modi’s seaside bungalow

In January, district administration officials had first began the work to demolition the structure using bulldozers, but found it time-consuming due to the reinforced cement concrete (RCC) and steel bars construction.

Mumbai: Teenager ‘stripped, assaulted, locked, video posted on social media’; 1 accused arrested

Around 8 pm, the teen was let off with a warning that his nude video would be posted on social media if he tries to lodge a police complaint.

‘Abduction’ by Karnataka Police sends city cops on 600-km chase

Mumbai Police asked them to check if there was a warrant against Mulya. While Dharwad town police were checking with the local courts and police station, the team decided to visit Dharwad court, where Mulya was spotted at 2.25 pm on Sunday.

Mumbai: Husband among three booked for woman’s suicide

The Cuffe Parade police said that in a suicide note left behind by the woman, she has alleged that her husband was in a relationship with the wife of a fellow naval employee and there were constant arguments at home due to this.