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Traffic violators' to be detained for counselling on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway

With accidents increasing every other day on the 94-km-long Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the state government has decided to detain traffic offenders for four hours.

Drug racket: Police freezes Mamta Kulkarni’s 8 bank accounts

Mamta Kulkarni

The Thane police has sealed eight bank accounts — holding Rs 93 lakh — of former Bollywood actor Mamta Kulkarni in connection with the Rs 2,000 crore ephedrine racket.

Armed forces not cruel, says Manohar Parrikar

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said the armed forces required special powers to ensure that the nation is secure.

FIR against ‘obscene’ Kamaal R Khan

Kamaal Rashid Khan

Actor-director Kamaal R Khan, also known as KRK, is in trouble again over his social media updates.

Hiranandani seeks to have suspension revoked

After Dr L.H. Hiranandani Hospital’s transplant licence was suspended by the state authorisation committee, it plans to approach the authorities once again to have the suspension revoked.

Prosecution asks for maximum punishment


A special MCOCA court situated inside the high-security Arthur Road jail on Saturday fixed August 2 for pronouncement of the quantum of punishment for 12 convicts in the Aurangabad arms haul case.

Wall in old Mhada building collapses

The building in Girgaum in which a wall collapsed.

A wall in an old building in Girgaum collapsed around 8.30 am on Saturday, trapping three people on the second floor, who were rescued by the fire brigade within an hour.

2 held for duping youths with ‘govt’ jobs

One of the accused arrested in the jobs racket.

Two people from Dombivali have been held for cheating at least 23 unemployed youths in Bhayander by offering them ‘government’ jobs in a Rs 23.5-lakh job scam.

Cops rescue 5 runaway kids who left ‘to see film stars’


The three children who ran away from their homes in New Delhi and were rescued from Virar by the police. (Photo: Surendra Negi)

Monsoon ailments continuing in city: BMC

The city continues to reel under monsoon ailments, shows a health report shared by the BMC on Saturday.

How would you feel if you are told that in the world’s largest democracy, you have the rights only of a voter, but not of a citizen?

Have television anchors become too powerful in India? I would say yes, especially English anchors like Times Now’s Arnab Goswami.