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Lawyer who challenged Maratha quota in court attacked by jobless youth

Lawyer who challenged Maratha quota in court attacked by jobless youth
An educated and unemployed youth attacked prominent lawyer Gunratna Sadavarte, who has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the new legislation providing for quotas to Marathas, outside the Bombay High Court on Monday.The attack took place when Sadavarte was addressing the media on the quota issue hearing that had concluded earlier.After he finished his briefing and was moving...

Minimum temperature dips to 16 degrees in Mumbai, season’s lowest

Minimum temperature dips to 16 degrees in Mumbai, season's lowest
Mumbai might have got a late respite from the heat but winter, it seems, has finally arrived in the city as the minimum recorded temperature fell to 16 degrees Celsius on Tuesday morning.The city recorded the lowest temperature of the season today, with IMD's Santacruz observatory recording a minimum temperature of 16 degrees Celsius - 2.8 degrees below normal....

Viral video shows Zomato delivery partner eating food meant for delivery

Viral video shows Zomato delivery partner eating food meant for delivery
A video of a Zomato delivery partner consuming food meant for delivery is now going viral on social media. The delivery platform has acknowledged the incident and promised to take preventive steps going forward.In the video, purportedly shot by a Madhurai-resident, a delivery executive can be seen opening a sealed box and consuming food from it. The delivery guy,...

UK court orders Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India

UK court orders Vijay Mallya's extradition to India
Beleaguered industrialist Vijay Mallya must be extradited from the UK to India, where he is accused of committing bank frauds of Rs 9,000 crore, a London court ruled on Monday.Mallya, wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering, appeared before the Westminster Magistrates' Court in London where his extradition trial was listed for judgment today.The Westminster Magistrates...

RBI Governor Dr. Urjit Patel resigns with immediate effect citing ‘personal reasons’

RBI Governor Dr. Urjit Patel resigns with immediate effect citing 'personal reasons'
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Dr. Urjit Patel on Monday resigned from his post with immediate effect, citing “personal reasons”.“On account of personal reasons, I have decided to step down from my current position effective immediately,” he said in a brief statement released by the RBI.Patel was appointed the 24th Governor of the RBI on September, 2016 for...

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
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 of traffic rules.When the car...

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
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, without a sentence."The accused has...

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

2 workers crushed to death under collapsed plywood stack at Andheri godown
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 sunmica sheets.“Five men were working...

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
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 the BJP. The suspended policeman,...

Matheran toy train gets AC coach

Matheran toy train gets AC coach
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 AC coach,” a spokesperson of the...

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