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Stopped for putting black tint, 18-yr-old tries to run over constable; arrested

Stopped for putting black tint, 18-yr-old tries to run over constable; arrested
Dec 10

An 18-year-old youth, son of a former public prosecutor, was arrested Sunday for allegedly trying to run over a police constable in Thane city. According to officials, the incident occurred at Teen Hath Naka at around 1:45 PM when the accused, identified as Aditya Phad, was driving a car with a black film in violation […]..Read More

One-year jail for road rage: Biker sent to jail for hitting cabbie with helmet near Kemps Corner

One-year jail for road rage: Biker sent to jail for hitting cabbie with helmet near Kemps Corner
Dec 10

To curb the growing menace of ‘road rage’ in the city, a magistrate made an example out of a Kandivali businessman by sentencing him to one-year imprisonment for attacking a taxi driver with his helmet. The magistrate refused to let off Alpesh Gandhi, who had voluntarily assaulted the taxi driver near Kemps Corner in 2015, […]..Read More

2 workers crushed to death under collapsed plywood stack at Andheri godown

2 workers crushed to death under collapsed plywood stack at Andheri godown
Dec 10

Two workers were killed, and three others injured, after a stack of plywood at a godown in Mumbai’s Andheri fell on them on Sunday evening. According to cops, the incident took place around 6 pm at Shah Industrial Estate on Veera Desai Road, located near Yashraj Film studios, when the men were arranging plywood and […]..Read More

Politician, suspended cop arrested; TV actress detained in diamond trader’s murder case

Politician, suspended cop arrested; TV actress detained in diamond trader's murder case
Dec 09

In a major development, a politician and a suspended policeman have been arrested while a prominent model-cum-TV actress was interrogated under detention by Mumbai Police following the mysterious murder of a diamantaire, Rajeshwar K Udani. According to police, the politician, Sachin Pawar, was a close friend and business partner of the victim and earlier with […]..Read More

Matheran toy train gets AC coach

Matheran toy train gets AC coach
Dec 08

In a first, and keeping with the times, Central Railway (CR) has introduced an air-conditioned coach in its iconic Matheran toy train from Saturday. According to CR officials, the AC coach is being introduced to make the journey more comfortable for the passengers. “It is for the first time, the Neral-Matheran train will have an […]..Read More