Maharashtra

Two more Twitter users complain of ₹25-lakh jackpot in KBC’s name

Two more Twitter users complain of ₹25-lakh jackpot in KBC’s name

Absence of formal complaints limits scope of probe: police Two more cases of attempted fraud in the name of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) were reported to the police on Twitter on Thursday morning. Police officials said the preference for reporting on social media and not filing a formal complaint can limit the …

Read More »

Kamala Mills: 9 civic officers found guilty after 11 months

Kamala Mills: 9 civic officers found guilty after 11 months

BMC Commissioner accepts inquiry findings, to decide on quantum of punishment The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has found nine officers guilty following a probe into the Kamala Mills fire on December 29, 2017, which killed 14 people. Commissioner Ajoy Mehta will decide on the quantum of punishment soon. A day …

Read More »

CM refuses to table Maratha report, Opposition fumes

CM refuses to table Maratha report, Opposition fumes

Will table action taken report on Commission’s recommendations as per protocol: CM Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday refused to table the State Backward Class Commission (SBCC) report on Maratha reservation in the Assembly, despite repeated demands by the Opposition. He claimed that the Opposition was trying to pit communities …

Read More »

616 lives lost to fires in Mumbai in last decade

616 lives lost to fires in Mumbai in last decade

Property worth ₹110 crore lost in 49,391 incidents, govt. tells Assembly As many as 49,391 incidents of fire have killed more than 600 people and caused damage to property worth ₹110.42 crore in Mumbai in the last 10 years, the State government informed the Assembly on Monday. The information was …

Read More »

Fire breaks out at a slum in Mumbai’s Bandra

A fire broke out in Bandra’s Shastri Nagar slum around 10 am on Tuesday. This is the second such fire this month. Four fire engines and water tankers have been sent to the spot for the level 2 (minor) fire. Firefighting operations are underway and no casualty has been reported so far. …

Read More »

10 years after 26/11 attacks, a book ‘born out of anger’

10 years after 26/11 attacks, a book ‘born out of anger’

Chief investigating officer says it’s an attempt to highlight good work done by cops A challenging case that for the first time gave India concrete evidence to show the terrorists had come from Pakistan due to good police work: this is how police officers remembered the investigation into the 26/11 …

Read More »

Finally, Mahul residents may be shifted to Kurla

Finally, Mahul residents may be shifted to Kurla

Minister agrees to issue notification for temporary relocation within four days Mumbai: Months after protesting for a safe living space, around 5,500 families in Mahul are likely to be temporarily shifted to houses originally built for families affected by airport expansion, in Kurla. (Left) While families in Mahul, Chembur, are …

Read More »

BJP MLA vows to quit over goons joining party

BJP MLA vows to quit over goons joining party

Anil Gote says he will submit resignation to Speaker on first day of winter session Protesting against the Bharatiya Janata Party’s decision to allow goons and miscreants to join the party before elections, Anil Gote, party MLA from Dhule, announced on Monday that he would be resigning from his post. …

Read More »