Sukanya Shetty

Articles By Sukanya Shetty

40 months on, court acquits ‘Naxal activist’ Sudhir Dhawale

Dhawale, a Dalit activist and editor of Vidrohi magazine which openly criticised the state over cases of social inequalities, was arrested on January 2, 2011.

Azad Maidan: 18 of 63 get bail,5 discharged

A sessions court granted bail on Friday to another 14 accused in the Azad Maidan riot case on grounds of parity after Bombay High Court released four last week.

Dying with dignity

Dr Ramnik Parekh runs Antim Sanskar Seva that provides service right from the hospital to home and finally to the crematorium.

CBI can’t build strong case against swindlers for want of witnesses

A fake CBI officer and a deal broker,who allegedly duped over 50 people across the country last year — including film producer Rakesh Roshan — and amassed over Rs 30 crore,have put the CBI in a sticky situation.

city anchor: All other grilling techniques fail,CBI looks at psychoanalysis tests

After sustained interrogation and polygraphy tests,the Central Bureau of Investigation is contemplating subjecting three Urban Development Department officials — who are accused in the Adarsh society missing papers case — to psychoanalysis tests.

CBI readies to protect witnesses as Sohrab case is shifted to Mumbai

Days after Supreme Court (SC) ordered transfer of the Sohrabuddin Sheikh alleged fake encounter case to a Mumbai special court,CBI is formulating measures to safeguard interests of witnesses.

Sadiq killing: CBI probes Mumbai cops role

7 policemen had reportedly detained Sadiq in Mumbai for 2 weeks before he was shifted to A’bad.

CBI probes Mumbai police role in Sadiq Jamal ‘fake encounter’

He was illegally detained for 2 weeks before shift to Ahmedabad,killed in 2003

CBI probes Mumbai Police role in ‘fake encounter’

CBI is for the first time probing the role of Mumbai Police in an inter-state fake encounter.

Photo of ‘minor’ absconding criminal on Thane police website

In an apparent violation of Juvenile Justice Act,Thane Police have uploaded a mugshot of a 15-year-old offender on its official website with details of the criminal case against him.

Three months after opening,first polygraph test conducted at Belapur forensic lab

Three months after a forensic laboratory,exclusively designated for the Central Bureau of Investigation,was inaugurated in Navi Mumbai,first polygraph tests were conducted there on Friday.

3 months after opening,first polygraph test conducted at Belapur forensic lab

A doctor was flown down from Delhi to carry out the test on a ‘star witness’ in the murder of Pune’s RTI activist Satish Shetty.

SC stays Nimbalkar murder trial

After 13 witnesses turned hostile,Supreme Court (SC) stayed on Friday the Pawanraje Nimbalkar murder trial.

Woman held for travel to Pak on fake visa seeks bail

Claims she was cheated by man she met at a Mumbai church; says she is a teacher in the city

CBI clean chit to judge’s daughter

Almost a year after arresting Manisha Mhase,an Aurangabad-based lawyer and daughter of a former High Court judge,for allegedly demanding bribe,CBI has not only given her a clean chit but also arrested Hemlata Mane,whose voice seems to have matched the sample on which the case was built.

19 inmates flee Dongri protective home

Nineteen inmates have escaped Navjeevan Mahila Vastigruh,a protective home in Dongri for women rescued under Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act,in the past week.

Gawli used his sena for crime: ex-aide

Underworld don-turned-politician Arun Gawli,sentenced to life imprisonment last week for the murder of a Shiv Sena corporator,used his political outfit Akhil Bhartiya Sena (ABS) as a front to gather information about construction activity,target builders and cable operators and extortion,a former aide has said.

Gawli used sena for crime: ex-aide

Copies of the judgment were given to the convicts on Wednesday.

Teen victim of orphanage sexual abuse tells horror story in court

A 16-year-old mentally challenged girl told court how she was raped,sodomised,tortured....

The rise and fall of Gawli,from don to leader to convict

Till his arrest,he would not allow anyone to enter his fortress,heavily guarded and protected by a 15-foot-high gate,unless his or credentials were established. Since he was arrested from that den in Byculla’s Dagdi Chawl,his political might has no longer been what it was