While the kin of the deceased claim that the then government had promised them Rs 5 lakh as compensation, officials from the city collector’s office said only Rs 3 lakh was assured and the amount has already been paid.
Two Indian passengers travelling from China have been quarantined in Mumbai. Their blood samples were collected and sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, for tests. State health officials will keep them under observation for 28 days.
As many as 160 people, most of them hawkers, were detained by Nashik police on May 7, 2018. They were produced before a magistrate court the same day, and sentenced to year-long detention in beggar’s home under the Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1960. Of them, 19 were children.
The deceased was a retired bank clerk, who has been taking part in marathons for the past five years in the senior citizen category along with several colleagues from Canara Bank, where he worked. Manjalkar, his family said, had not eaten much during dinner on Saturday night.
Fourty-year-old Sunil Yadav, a safai karmachari with BMC, is a worried man. Since last September, he has not received his fellowship from Babasaheb Ambedkar Research and Training Institute (BARTI), from where he is pursuing his PhD.
When two Metro staffers and two security guards tried to calm him down, and a security official informed him that the station was a silent zone, Chavan shouted back, saying, “I am a corporator, I will speak like I want to.”
One-point crisis centres were proposed following the 2012 Delhi gangrape case to provide women facing sexual and domestic abuse a single point of contact for medical, legal, social, and psychological aid.
On March 7, last year, Shravan Kumar Chaudhary had started a hair transplantation procedure in Chinchpokli under Halwai. The process began around 2.30 pm. By 2 am on March 8, the procedure was complete. But Chaudhary soon started feeling uneasy and suffered pain in his neck.
While BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Tuesday submitted a complaint to police seeking action “against anti-national slogans”, the police claimed that they took suo motu cognizance of the slogan and booked Prabhu.
The spontaneous protest, sparked by the violent attack on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) by a masked mob on January 5, started as a candlelight vigil led by students on Sunday midnight.
The Maharashtra State Commission for Women has started giving digital training to rural and tribal women to make them self-sufficient in using the Internet to pay utility bills, access government schemes, and register complaints online.
Despite the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, the practice of triple talaq goes on unabated with Muslim women finding little support from police. Several women that The Indian Express spoke to were receiving no maintenance from their estranged husbands, suffered from depression and bore the responsibility of their children.
Beggars’ home is a detention centre meant to lodge people found begging. The top court had set a November 30 deadline for all states and Union territories to comply and submit a report on rehabilitation.
Kalshekar’s family claimed he was given no safety gear to wear. Their clothes were found outside the tank. “I always told him not to clean tanks, I didn’t like it. But he did it for money,” his father Prabhakar Kalshekar said.