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  • My Lords, the whistle-blowers

    It is wrong to regard a country’s constitution as an inert document, the renowned constitutional expert S C Kashyap once wrote. A constitution is a living organism of functioning institutions. Every constitution gets meaning and content only from the manner in which and the people by whom it is operated, the effects it acquires from how it is interpreted by the courts and the conventions and practices that grow around it in

  • Army Day 2018: The Shining light

    The Indian Army after an eventful year, steps into 2018, with renewed zeal and resolve to meet the multi spectral security challenges that face the Nation. It continues to uphold and signify the finest values and essence of Indian Democracy. Its homogeneity and intrinsic strength embodies the essence of our nation, ie, “Unity in Diversity”, in all its glory.I would not be wrong in stating that the respect and love of the

  • Happy Birthday Neil Nitin Mukesh: Some interesting facts about the actor

    Handsome hunk Neil Nitin Mukesh celebrated his 35th birthday yesterday. He is one actor who should be called as chocolate boy but in a negative role. He was seen in the movies like, Golmaal Again, Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo, Players and Wazir. His role in players in a negative role was praised by audience a lot but he needed a big break in Bollywood. Apparently, he is busy in shooting with his

  • Army Day 2018: Respect the silent soldier

    Harsha Kakkar, Major General (Retd) talks about the problems faced by the soldiers of The Indian Army and how can they be benefitted by offering incentives to them from the government

  • Thane to soon get first of its kind Football Turf

    Thane: There is a good news for football players of Thane as the Thane municipal Corporation has planned to develop a football turf soon. The turf will be of the professional standard to give the experience of professional matches. This is a first of its kind ground by the corporation. This will be developed at Gavand baug ,Upvan area of Thane. Thane has cricekt,table tennis, badminton court ,rifle shooting,skating and other athletic facilities but,yet there

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    Bhayandar: Private bouncers to don TC caps to nab ticket-less bus commuters

    Bhayandar: If you are a commuter of Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) operated public transport buses be prepared to be greeted by private bouncers — donning the role of ticket checkers (TC) — to catch those taking a free ride. The MBMC has handpicked 40 people including security guards provided by a private manpower agency and qualified lower rung staffers to impart training for donning the TC’s cap.

  • Mumbai: Zilla Parishad schools teach English, Maths & Science in innovative ways

    Mumbai: With an aim to increase focus on English language, mathematics and science, students of Zilla Parishad (ZP) schools of Pune, Satara and Mahabaleshwar districts of the state are being taught in unique innovative ways. Students are taught difficult concepts in simple methods using daily objects to create a strong foundation which simplifies the process of understanding.

  • Mumbai: NRI lady duped of Rs 2 Lakh for visa extension

    Mumbai: An NRI was duped of Rs 2 lakh by a woman on the pretext of extending her visa by a month. The victim, Jaspal Bansal, who holds UK citizenship, had come to India in the month of July on a personal visit, the official said. She was staying at a hotel in suburban Andheri and wanted to extend her visa by a month.

  • Bombay High Court

    Bombay High Court grants divorce; says blaming spouse for failure to conceive amounts to cruelty

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has granted divorce to a 62-year-old man, observing that constantly blaming one’s spouse for failure to conceive amounts to cruelty. A division bench of Justices K K Tated and S K Kotwal allowed the man’s petition challenging a May 2010 order of the family court refusing his divorce plea which he had filed in 1995.

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    Mumbai: BMC slows down action against bulk waste generators

    Mumbai: After a lot of brouhaha being created by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Corporation (BMC) over the stringent action that would be taken against bulk generators who don’t compost their waste. Now, it seems the BMC has themselve slowed down their campaign, as hardly any serious action has been taken so far against anyone, though the extended deadline of three months ended on January 2, 2018. The original deadline was October 2,

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    Mumbai: SRA to launch their own web portal for citizens

    Mumbai: The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) is all set to go digital with them creating a web portal for the citizens and developers. The web portal will help the citizens, architects and developers to access information on redevelopment projects online.

  • Mumbai: JJ flyover set to get colourful makeover

    Mumbai: The 2km long stretch below JJ flyover named after saint Makhdoom Ali Mahimi, as a tribute in 2005 is set to get a facelift. The BMC will soon start the beautification of the area. According to a senior civic official, the beautification will ensure the place is free from illegal parking, which creates congestion on roads in Nagpada and other adjoining areas of South Mumbai (SoBo) currently.

  • Mumbai: Locals and political parties in Deonar oppose SRA’s biometric survey

    Mumbai: The on-going door-to-door biometric survey conducted by Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) in Deonar area has run into rough water with locals and political parties opposing it. The locals are not allowing the authorities to conduct the numbering process and are not producing the required documents needed for the survey.

  • SC refuses to take note of lawyer’s plea for action against rebels

    New Delhi : Days after four senior judges publicly hurled accusations against the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, a bench headed by him on Monday turned down a plea for stern action against them after a lawyer raked up the issue in the court room.

  • Substantial progress in probe against Ranjit Sinha: SIT to SC

    New Delhi : The CBI’s special investigation team (SIT) today informed the Supreme Court that substantial progress has been made in the probe against the agency’s then chief Ranjit Sinha, who prima facie tried to scuttle the investigation in coal scam cases.