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Ad sparks outrage among high castes

An Ahmedabad-based NGO’s recruitment advertisement for sanitation workers has sparked a controversy as it invited general category candidates from the Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaniya, Patel, Jain, Saiyad,

Inspect spot at Sandhurst road for FOB, court tells BMC, government

The Bombay high court on Friday directed the railways, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Maharashtra government to conduct a fresh inspection of a spot at Sandhurst Road in south Mumbai

State won’t act as Metro, MTHL guarantor

The state government has refused to act as a guarantor for all the proposed Metro corridors in the city and the 22-kilometre-long Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) connecting Sewri with Nhava Sheva whe

Techies work to predict HP avalanches

Software engineers from Mumbai are working on developing a technology to predict frequent avalanches in Himachal Pradesh, focusing on bringing down the number of victims claimed each year.

Bombay High Court judge offers to pay school fees of widow’s son

Justice Vidyasagar Kanade of the Bombay high court on Friday offered to pay the school fees of a child when his widowed mother approached the court for assistance.

Rs 2 lakh crore of Indian investor wealth is wiped out

Share brokers react to falling stock prices on screens of computers and television in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

A rout in equity markets wiped out nearly Rs 2 lakh crore in investor wealth in a single day on Friday as Britain’s vote to exit the European Union triggered panic selling across the globe, pulling do

BJP free to ally with NCP: Shiv Sena

Sanjay Raut

The spat between allies Shiv Sena and BJP continued on Friday with Sena MP Sanjay Raut asking the BJP to keep the government stable with the help of Nationalist Congress Party if it has problems with

Celebs to be accountable: Ram Vilas Paswan

Celebrities who endorse brands will be held accountable for misleading claims under the new Consumer Protection Act, consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan said Friday.

‘Clarify with Supreme Court on Dahi Handi bash’

After the state government’s argument that it was not bound by the Bombay high court order restricting height of human pyramids in Dahi Handi celebrations, the high court on Friday asked the governmen

Ulhasnagar triple murder: Rs 91,000 missing

Ulhasnagar police officials have found that cash to the tune of Rs 91,000 has gone missing from the house of the family that was brutally murdered by unknown persons early Thursday morning.

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