Priyanka Navalkar

Stories By Priyanka Navalkar

Mumbai: Gelatin sticks provider held

Mumbai: Gelatin sticks provider held

The Navi Mumbai Police arrested a fourth accused in connection with the explosive device planted near a school in Kalamboli. The accused,...Read More

State’s anti-phishing portal successfully blocks 200 sites

State’s anti-phishing portal successfully blocks 200 sites

Three months after the Maharashtra cyber cell set up a first-of-its kind dedicated web portal for users to report phishing complaints, it...Read More

With 'deepfakes', fake news hits new low

With 'deepfakes', fake news hits new low

As if the nuisance of fake news was not enough, the internet has now thrown up a new threat in the form of 'deepfake' news. Cyberexperts ...Read More

3 held for explosive device outside Kalamboli school

3 held for explosive device outside Kalamboli school

A fortnight after a suspected explosive device was found near a school at Kalamboli in Navi Mumbai, police arrested three persons on Wedn...Read More

One month after SSC results, FYJC merit list yet to be declared

One month after SSC results, FYJC merit list yet to be declared

A month after the results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) board exam results were announced, the first merit list for the First...Read More

Mumbai: Stranded aircraft a permanent fixture at airport?

Mumbai: Stranded aircraft a permanent fixture at airport?

This, however, led to cancellation of 75 flights to and from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) for the second con...Read More

Teen pushes 13-year-old girl from high-rise

Teen pushes 13-year-old girl from high-rise

A 17-year-old was arrested on Monday for allegedly pushing off a 13-year-old girl from the eighth floor of a high-rise in Aarey Colony on...Read More

Cybercrime against kids on rise, approach evolves

Cybercrime against kids on rise, approach evolves

At a time when the youth and children are getting addicted to the internet and the latest technologies, it has also led to a worrisome co...Read More

Mumbai: Cops bust prostitution racket at ‘birthday’ party in Alibaug

Mumbai: Cops bust prostitution racket at ‘birthday’ party in Alibaug

Police arrested nine ‘organisers’ and rescued seven women from the party. The women are based in Mumbai and neighbouring areas.

Short films to help cut cybercrimes against women

Short films to help cut cybercrimes against women

With the increasing cyber crimes against women and children, the cyber crime committee of the Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MS...Read More

Lover booked for abetting photographer’s suicide

Lover booked for abetting photographer’s suicide

Ten days after a 31-year-old photographer hanged herself to death at her father's Borivli residence, police have registered a case of abe...Read More

Over 33,000 motorists fined for using tinted vehicle windscreens

Over 33,000 motorists fined for using tinted vehicle windscreens

Despite zero tolerance by the Maharashtra Traffic Police, against those driving cars with tinted windows and windscreens, it has not sto...Read More

Retired Air India supervisor duped of `60 lakh

Retired Air India supervisor duped of `60 lakh

A retired supervisor of Air India, Pramod Kaluwala, 60, fell prey to a fake property investment scheme floated by three men, including a ...Read More

Police Didis to now train sights on slums & housing societies, apart from schools

Police Didis to now train sights on slums & housing societies, apart from schools

After the 'Police Didi' campaign, a brainchild of the former Mumbai commissioner of police, Dattatray Padsalgikar, was a runaway hit, the...Read More

Mumbai anti-terrorism cells check schools for safety

Mumbai anti-terrorism cells check schools for safety

Following a suspected low-intensity improvised explosive device (IED), found in a box near Kalamboli school on Monday, Mumbai Police have...Read More

Explosive device found in Navi Mumbai, ATS investigation on

Explosive device found in Navi Mumbai, ATS investigation on

A day after a suspected explosive device was found near a school in Kalamboli, Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has initiated a pr...Read More

Tanushree Dutta to PM Modi: What happened to a corruption-free India?

Tanushree Dutta to PM Modi: What happened to a corruption-free India?

Three days after veteran Bollywood actor Nana Patekar was given a clean chit by the Mumbai Police in the sexual harassment case lodged by...Read More

Hold it, traffic cops tell civic body

Hold it, traffic cops tell civic body

With monsoon on the way, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had written to the Mumbai Traffic Police (MTP) to stop vehicular mo...Read More

Suicide barriers yet to be installed on Vashi bridges

Suicide barriers yet to be installed on Vashi bridges

It's been several months since the Navi Mumbai Police had requested the Public Works Department (PWD) to install railings along the old a...Read More

Mumbai: Imposters pose as cops, rob women of gold ornaments in separate cases

Mumbai: Imposters pose as cops, rob women of gold ornaments in separate cases

In two separate incidents at Kandivli (E) and Borivli (W), two women were robbed of their jewellery by ‘policemen’ on Saturday morning.

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