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Brace for BEST bus strike from midnight today

Brace for BEST bus strike from midnight today

MUMBAI: The stands to lose around Rs 3 crore in if its employees go ahead with the from Monday midnight. Nearly 25 lakh commuters will also be stranded starting Tuesday in the absence of the red buses. While commuters are against any strike, the , an independent citizens’ forum, has […]

13 roads set to get signage of int’l standards

13 roads set to get signage of int’l standards

MUMBAI: Thirteen key roads will soon get sign boards of standards in a pilot project by BMC and traffic police. Twelve of these roads are in the island city and a survey has been commissioned to identify other stretches in the eastern and western suburbs. The roads selected are DN […]

Maha student alleges edu min ordered his arrest

Maha student alleges edu min ordered his arrest

MUMBAI: An undergraduate student in ‘s has alleged that state Education Minister Vinod Tawde ordered his arrest when he was recording a conversation between him and a fellow student, a charge denied by the minister. The student, Yuvraj Dabad, also claimed that following the alleged order, the local police detained […]

Maid held for theft at actor Moushumi’s flat

Maid held for theft at actor Moushumi’s flat

MUMBAI: A house help was arrested for stealing a gold ornament from the suburban residence of veteran actor recently. The maid, identified only as Sunita, was on her way to sell the stolen gold bangle when a police team nabbed her. The case was solved within 24 hours of being […]

‘TC’ held for extorting from railway passengers

‘TC’ held for extorting from railway passengers

MUMBAI: A 19-year-old man from has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a railway ticket checker and extorting money from passengers. The accused, Ganesh Aasgaonkar, a resident of Sane Guruji Vasahat, has been charged with impersonation and cheating under sections of the . The police said that Miraj resident, Shamshuddin Jamadar, […]

Drunk held for lewd gestures at woman guard

Drunk held for lewd gestures at woman guard

MUMBAI: A “drunk” man has been arrested for allegedly abusing a woman security staffer who works at a builder’s construction site at . Officials of station arrested (26) for outraging the modesty of a woman and threatening her. Kharade has been remanded to judicial custody. According to police officials, the […]

Dubai-bound AI flight returns after snag

Dubai-bound AI flight returns after snag

MUMBAI: Within an hour of take-off, an aircraft with 177 Dubai-bound passengers on board carried out an emergency landing at the Mumbai airport on Sunday. The pilots of flight IX 247 radioed the emergency call to the within minutes of take off at 1.30 pm. According to sources, the aircraft […]

Fadnavis sets BJP target of winning 40 LS seats

Fadnavis sets BJP target of winning 40 LS seats

MUMBAI: Indicating that hopes of forging a fresh alliance with the are dim, chief minister said on Sunday that the BJP should aim to win 40 of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Fadnavis made the statement at a meeting of BJP workers at Latur where party chief […]

3,100 bars, liquor shops to reopen along highways

3,100 bars, liquor shops to reopen along highways

MUMBAI: Over 3,100 and may reopen soon as the state has issued instructions to collectors about relaxing norms in rural areas along state and . The establishments had been closed after a Supreme Court order banning liquor shops within 500 metres of highways. The revision will benefit gram panchayats especially […]

Goregaon: Ex-media exec falls to death from terrace

Goregaon: Ex-media exec falls to death from terrace

MUMBAI: Former vice-president of a daily, Adarsh Mishra (49) died reportedly after falling off his terrace at Goregaon West on Sunday. Mishra was staying with his family members at Siddharth Nagar in Goregaon. Police said Mishra used to go to the building terrace every day for a morning walk. Adarsh […]