While Beriwala House had hosted numerous leaders such as L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and others, the family was of the opinion that no one was quite like the former PM.
The incident has triggered anger among residents, who demanded a permanent police picket in the area.
After college, Fadnavis stepped in to electoral politics to become an MLA. It was during those days that a close friend urged him to be a model for his shirts. But without Fadnavis’ knowledge, the friend made the pictures public.
The life-like bust of cement adorns a proud corner of the Sathe house in Kalyan, a far suburb of Mumbai. “He wasn’t just a great leader. I am one of the fortunate ones who can say we were friends first,” says Sathe.
Senior BJP leader Mukundrao Kulkarni said: “I still visualise the huge shobha yatra from Bandra Reclamation to Shivaji Park. Atalji was the centre of attraction... Vajpayee’s speech, in which he declared, ‘we are embarking on a mission to fulfill the dreams of Jay Prakash Narayan’, instilled fire in every delegate.”
Opposing the bail plea, special public prosecutor Raja Thakare submitted that though the body has not been found, there is circumstantial evidence that shows Sahjwani’s involvement, including the call records and CCTV footage of the day when Vyas went missing.
“The accused, Babu Gargade, was known to the complainant. So, on the basis of his location obtained from his call data record, a team was sent to Karnataka. On reaching, we were informed that the accused has left for Mumbai,” said an officer.
On the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stopped by to see one of his party’s tallest statesmen. Then came other ministers — Prakash Javadekar, Smriti Irani, Harsh Vardhan — and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu early Thursday morning.
Vihan, a nursery student, was donated stem cells by his elder sister Jiya (11), who is a thalassemia minor. Both his parents are carriers of the disease.
The court also said that the way permissions are granted, the earlier applications should also be scrutinised and reviewed.
Police expect over 5 lakh people, including VVIPs, politicians and dignitaries, at the BJP party office as well as the Rashtriya Smriti Sthal near Rajghat Friday.
For the last 12 years, Sahyadri Vidyamandir has been receiving its midday meal from the Sri Lingeshwar Mahila Mandal, a women’s self-help group.
Following the loss of one of India’s tallest leaders, nurses and doctors at AIIMS who were treating him said that though the pressure over the last few days was intense, they were also fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve him.
Mekhail was also asked if he was accompanied by Sohail Buddha while leaving the school to come to Mumbai. Mekhail denied this and claimed that he had come to Mumbai alone.
So far this year, nine cholera cases have been recorded in the city with most from E ward where water pipelines are one of the oldest.
Senior counsel Anil Sakhare and advocate Rohan Mirpury argued that since the land belongs to the collector, it should be handed over to the BMC without any cost.
He was speaking at a protest at Parliament Street called by United Against Hate — whose event he had gone to attend when he was attacked on Monday — and the All India Students’ Association.
Vets monitored egg through CCTV since July 5; chick’s gender to be ascertained by DNA test.
Pointing out that names of lakes in Tamil Nadu were mentioned in the EIA report for Nauroji Nagar, amicus curiae Bhan said it clearly showed “non-application of mind”.
Leader of Opposition Harpal Cheema said a five-day session was needed to discuss issues like desecration of Guru Granth Sahib. Cheema said a special session needed to be called.