Priyanka Navalkar

@Priyanka_Scribe
Priyanka Navalkar is a crime journalist who has a nose for news and tracks a wide range of crimes taking place in the city, which include property offences, body crimes and cyber-crimes. She also reports extensively on traffic management and traffic disruptions in the city. Priyanka has worked as a reporter for four years.

Stories By Priyanka Navalkar

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Mumbai Crime: Man duped of over Rs 9 lakh in 'business deal'

The complainant had received a call from a prospective partner, who wanted to invest and establish a business of surgical gloves and vete...Read More

Roads cleared of vehicles 
impounded amid crackdown

Roads cleared of vehicles impounded amid crackdown

Mumbai: The Mumbai Police cleared the roads of impounded vehicles by Thursday morning, which earlier clogged the roads causing congestion...Read More

Sanjay Leela Bhansali to be called for enquiry

Sanjay Leela Bhansali to be called for enquiry

Bandra Police has called Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali to record a statement in connection to the suicide investigation of act...Read More

Motorists hit the road with a vengeance

Roads cleared of vehicles impounded amid crackdown on errant motorists

Mumbai Police cleared the roads of impounded vehicles by Thursday morning, which were causing congestion on the Western Express Highway (...Read More

Impounded vehicles clog Western Express Highway

Impounded vehicles clog Western Express Highway

In the aftermath of the extensive checks conducted across the city in a crackdown on errant motorists who ventured outside the permitted ...Read More

Mumbai Traffic Update: Day 3 of 2 km-red line sees fewer vehicles

Mumbai Traffic Update: Day 3 of 2 km-red line sees fewer vehicles

The traffic police impounded 1,879 vehicles on Tuesday in a crackdown on errant violators, resulting in a slower traffic movement between...Read More

Cigarette, tobacco,  drug sale thrives during lockdown

Cigarette, tobacco, drug sale thrives during lockdown

Ever since the lockdown was clamped on March 25, not a single case of narcotics seizure or peddling was recorded in the last three months...Read More

Mumbai: 2-km Red line adds to chaos; Police impounded 16,291 vehicles in extensive checks at nakabandis across the city

Mumbai: 2-km Red line adds to chaos; Police impounded 16,291 vehicles in extensive checks at nakabandis across the city

Mumbai: A day after a two-km Lakshman Rekha was drawn for those stepping out of their homes, the Mumbai Police impounded over 16,291 vehi...Read More

Mumbai Traffic Update: 2-km Laxman Rekha leads to 3-hour congestion Western Express Highway, Eastern Express Highway

Mumbai Traffic Update: 2-km Laxman Rekha leads to 3-hour congestion Western Express Highway, Eastern Express Highway

Mumbai: A massive traffic jam was witnessed on Western Express Highway (WEH) and Eastern Express Highways (EEH) on Monday morning, due to...Read More

Mumbai Commissioner of Police Parambir Singh visited Appapada and Santosh Nagar area in Malad (E) on Friday.

Mumbai top cop visits Appapada, Santosh Nagar

The CP said, of the 750 odd containment zones in Mumbai, over 250 are located in North Mumbai alone, which demanded immediate action

Mumbai: 41-year-old man hangs self inside parked car in Powai

Mumbai: 41-year-old man hangs self inside parked car in Powai

Vinit Singh, a businessman dealing in solar products, had incurred losses during the lockdown. Singh also owed loans to a couple of banks...Read More

Sushant Singh Rajput suicide case: Cops seek detail of 'missing tweets'

Sushant Singh Rajput suicide case: Cops seek detail of 'missing tweets'

Bandra Police is likely to write to microblogging site Twitter in connection with its investigation into the death of Bollywood actor Sus...Read More

Mumbai Traffic Police initiate action against share autorickshaws for violating social distancing norms

Mumbai Traffic Police initiate action against share autorickshaws for violating social distancing norms

Police noticed that since private offices resumed operations at 10 per cent staff strength, many autorickshaws were ferrying more than th...Read More

Mumbai crime: Woman scans QR code to receive payment of Rs 3k, loses Rs 92k from husband's account

Mumbai crime: Woman scans QR code to receive payment of Rs 3k, loses Rs 92k from husband's account

A Juhu-based housewife saw an offer where she could earn thousands in a work-from-home opportunity. When the woman tried to avail the off...Read More

Mumbai Crime: Man loses Rs 68,000 after 16-year-old son uses his phone to buy webcam, earphones

Mumbai Crime: Man loses Rs 68,000 after 16-year-old son uses his phone to buy webcam, earphones

Mumbai: A Santacruz resident lost Rs 67,500 in a case of phishing after his teenaged son used the former's phone to look for a web camera...Read More

Mumbai: Man loses Rs 68K after son uses his phone to buy webcam, earphones

Mumbai: Man loses Rs 68K after son uses his phone to buy webcam, earphones

Mumbai: A Santacruz resident lost Rs 67,500 in a case of phishing after his teenaged son used the former's phone to look for a web camera...Read More

Maharashtra: State highway cops to take strict action against speeding motorists

Maharashtra: State highway cops to take strict action against speeding motorists

In a crackdown on speeding violations recorded across the states, police had formulated separate speed limits for national highways, stat...Read More

With 88 new COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra Police's positive cases tally reaches 4,048; death doll at 47

With 88 new COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra Police's positive cases tally reaches 4,048; death doll at 47

Maharashtra Police reported 88 new COVID-19 cases till Sunday, taking the total number of infected personnel to 4,048. Of these, over 47 ...Read More

Mission Begin Again: CSMIA to gradually add more flights into service

Mission Begin Again: CSMIA to gradually add more flights into service

An airport official told The Free Press Journal that since there was a cap of 50 flight operations earlier, limited flights were operatin...Read More

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Contract details sought from YRF on rivalry angle

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Contract details sought from YRF on rivalry angle

Mumbai: A day after the Bandra police conducted inquiries with actor Rhea Chakraborty for nine hours and recorded her statement in connec...Read More

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