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    Mumbai: Keen to end tariq-pe-tariq, Chhagan Bhujbal team ups the ante for bail

    Mumbai: After the Supreme Court struck down Section 45 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), it has boosted prospects of former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal’s bail. Interestingly, Bhujbal’s bail application was filed in July this year and since then it has only been ‘tariq pe tariq’ – a much popular line from Damini, a Hindi film.

  • Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli wedding: Band, Baaja and Baarat in Italy?

    Mumbai: In the last couple of days, the buzz about the impending wedding between Anushka Sharma and her cricketer beau Virat Kohli has reached a frenzy. It all started after Virat wriggled out of the Lanka ODIs and took off on a month long vacation; this was followed by Anushka who left with her family members on Thursday night for Switzerland, dodging all questions about her wedding.

  • Mumbai: RPF seizes unaccounted cash, gold ornaments, arrests two

    Mumbai: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) officials seized unaccounted cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 1.10 crore from two persons in Nagpur on Friday. Based on a tip off, the RPF intercepted one person in Mumbai-bound Duranto Express and seized Rs 30 lakh unaccounted cash that he was carrying on its way to Mumbai.

  • Supreme Court to examine why woman never guilty of adultery

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday admitted a PIL in which the petitioner has urged the court to examine a colonial provision on adultery contained in Section 497 of the IPC. The archaic provision treats only the man as an offender and not the married woman with whom he has had consensual sex, even though she is an equal partner in the act.

  • Setback on Gujarat Assembly poll eve: Nana Patole quits as MP and leaves BJP

    Mumbai: The enfant terrible of Maharashtra politics and Member of Parliament of the BJP from the Bhandara-Gondia constituency, Nana Patole, has tendered his resignation from the party and Lok Sabha membership. Patole may join the Congress and will contest the state Assembly seat, instead of the Lok Sabha poll. The development is seen as a blow to the BJP, coming a day ahead of the first round of the Gujarat Assembly polls on Saturday.

  • Mumbai: Abusive rants, gas enquiry are common calls received on Railway helpline number

    Mumbai: At least 40 percent calls received on the national Railway Protection Force (RPF) helpline number 182 of Central Railway have turnout to be irrelevant. Officials operating the helpline number said that they were receiving abusive calls and some also seek information on gas cylinder delivery.

  • Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: BJP manifesto out hours before voting

    Gandhinagar: Releasing its vision document just a day before polling to 89 of the 182 seats of the Gujarat Assembly, the BJP termed the Congress party’s poll promises on reservation and financial concessions as ‘constitutionally impossible’ and financially improbable if not impossible’.

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    Mumbai: Happy Pakistan allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet family, says friend

    Mumbai: Friends and relatives of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the former Indian Navy commander jailed in Pakistan, are happy that visas will be issued to his mother and wife to visit him. “We all are very happy with the news that Pakistan will give visas to Kulbhushan’s mother and wife to meet him on December 25,” Tulshidas Pawar, a childhood friend of Jadhav said.

  • Bombay High Court seeks details of steps taken on illegal hoardings

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) along with all the corporations and municipal councils across Maharashtra to list down the steps they have undertaken to regulate illegal hoardings.

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    Mumbai: Rape accused seeks CBI probe over minor’s rape

    Mumbai: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry has been demanded by the counsel of Hari Shankar Awadh Shukla (35), a rape accused who is presently lodged at the Thane central jail on the charges of raping a 13-year-old school girl at Mahatma Gandhi Mission (MGM) school at Nerul in Navi Mumbai in December last year.

  • Mumbai: BR Ambedkar’s grand-nephew Ashok M Ambedkar dead

    Mumbai: Ashok Ambedkar, a grand-nephew of the Architect of Indian Constitution B. R. Ambedkar, passed away following a brief illness here, family sources said here on Friday. He was 67, reports IANS.

  • Mumbai: Dalai Lama urges students to sharpen their minds

    Mumbai: Over 400 students of Somaiya School, Vidya Vihar had the opportunity on Friday to meet the 14th Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader. His Holiness interacted with students of Class 5 to 10 and enlightened them about the importance of modern education along with the cultural significance of ancient Indian history. He encouraged students to change their perspective and think differently to bring about a transformation.

  • BMC to illuminate all Mumbai beaches

    Mumbai: After successfully illuminating the Juhu beach with colorful LED lights and keeping it open for public,now the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is going to light up all other beaches of Mumbai – Seven Bunglow Beach, Aksa Beach, Erangal Beach, Danapani Beach, Marve Beach, Manori Beach, Silver Beach and Gorai Beach – with colorful decorative lights except Girgaon Chowpathy beach.

  • Mumbai: BMC’s beach cleaning tender to adopt locals’ suggestions

    Mumbai: After Afroze Shah, an activist who is currently undertaking the Versova beach clean-up drive, brought the attention of the state government and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on how he was threatened by goons which eventually forced him to suspend the activity, and created much awareness on the sad condition of Mumbai’s beaches, the civic corporation has now geared up and has sought suggestions from resident associations before floating a

  • Mumbai: Reliance power supply hacked, three arrested

    Mumbai: Bangur Nagar police have arrested three people in connection with the power theft case. Two more accused are wanted in the case. An employee from Reliance Energy registered First Information Report (FIR) on November 30.

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    RERA not ‘retrospective’, still let Parliament decide, says Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The landmark ruling of the Bombay High Court upholding the constitutional validity of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) act will surely have some larger implications on the real estate industry. The major clarification sought by the developers and home buyers was if RERA has a ‘retrospective’ effect but the HC has put the onus on the Parliament.

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    Mumbai University declares over 40 results of winter exams

    Mumbai: Students can heave a sigh relief as 42 results of winter semester examinations have been declared by the Mumbai University (MU). These results are of minor courses and comprise of small number of students. Examiners claimed they are caught up with assessment of First and Second year examinations as of now and cannot focus on major courses of final year examinations.

  • I have special knowledge to lead Bohras: Syedna to Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The fight between two cousins to become the Dai-al-Mutlaq, spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community intensified on Friday with one deposing in the Bombay High Court and claiming to have been ‘specially trained’ to handle the position.