Vijay Kumar Yadav

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New credit card scam unearthed

The Worli police has unearthed a new modus operandi adopted by online fraudsters and arrested two people in this connection, including a courier service boy.

Pics of illegal alterations found

In an important development in the investigation of the Dockyard Road BMC building collapse case, the police has seized photographs of the illegal alterations made to the godown from the arrested decorator’s office. The probe has also revealed that civic officials served notices to the decorator to remove the illegal mezzanine floor, but it was never removed, a police source confirmed.

Online portal dupes man, owner arrested

A Kurla-based businessman was duped to the tune of `27,500 by an online shopping portal. The Kurla police has recently arrested the accused owner of the online portal firm from Orissa.

Fake FB profile for wife lands man in jail

The Pant Nagar police has arrested a 40-year-old Thane resident for allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile of his wife and her male friend.

Tenant warned BMC in 2011

In a startling revelation in the Dockyard Road building collapse in which 60 people died, the investigators have learnt that one of the tenants of the building had made a written complaint to civic of

Tatkare’s driver held for stealing daughter’s phone

The Malabar Hill police has arrested the driver of state irrigation minister Sunil Tatkare for allegedly stealing an expensive cellphone belonging to his employer’s daughter.

Man escapes, family injured

Tushar Ashok Pawar, 23, a resident of the Babu Genu new BMC building in Mumbai, is amongst those few lucky tenants, who survived the horrifying incident on Friday.

‘Tragedy struck my family after I left’

Tushar Ashok Pawar, 23, a resident of the Babu Genu new BMC building, is amongst those few lucky tenants, who survived the horrifying incident on Friday.

CP tightens vigil for runaway criminals

Taking serious note of the embarrassing incident wherein an alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Afzal Usmani escaped from court premises, the commissioner of police has issued a new set of strict, and

Test drive to buyer costs youth his bike


A Bhandup-based college student was in for a shock, when a stranger — posing as a prospective customer — fled with his motorcycle that he had given the latter for a test drive.

Despite being a hack for more than three decades, I am yet to be invited for any political iftar party. Thereby, no one can accuse me of holding a grouse against any leader for not marking an invite to me. Throughout his 13 years as the chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi never hosted one, breaking a tradition that his predecessor Keshubhai Patel followed.

Rarely in a diplomat’s career is one lucky enough to have a posting that is important and interesting, combining the elements of classic diplomacy with the new tools of development diplomacy, new media and social networks. Israel and India established full diplomatic relations just 22 years ago during the time of P.V. Narasimha Rao.