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Man held in nun rape case

Mohammed Salim Sheikh

The West Bengal police held an accused in the alleged gangrape of the 71-year-old nun, in the early hours of Thursday from Nagpada in a coordinated operation with the Mumbai police.

Two more succumb to swine flu in Mumbai

Two more patients succumbed to swine flu in the city, including a seven-year-old from Andheri. The deaths took place on Wednesday night.

Still collecting data on women undertrials: Maharashtra

The state government has informed the Bombay high court that the work of collecting information from jails across the state regarding undertrial prisoners, especially women, their children and those w

Dornier: Woman officer’s body found

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Commander Nikhil Joshi who was rescued by the fishing boat Niharika on Wednesday

No in-camera recording of Nusli Wadia deposition

A special CBI court on Thursday rejected the application filed by prime accused, Kirti Ambani, in the 25-year-old murder attempt on industrialist Nusli Wadia, seeking an in-camera recording of Mr Wadi

And the World Cup dream ends here

Vidhan Bhavan saw a drop in attendance as legislators were stuck to their TV screens

In the backdrop of the crushing defeat faced by the Indian cricket team in the semi-finals of the cricket World Cup against Australia on Thursday, the Mumbai police beefed up security around the resid

Mumbai Urban Transport Project on top in budget

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) budget for the year 2015-16 has given priority to crucial projects such as Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP), Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro

Cop thought MD was from customs man

Turns out the “customs officer” constable Dharmaraj Kalokhe had named as involved in the drug racket during his interrogation by the Satara police and in his application to the magistrate’s court aft

First cow slaughter offence registered

The first cow slaughter offence under the Maharashtra Animal Prevention (Amendment) Act, 1995, has been registered in Malegaon town of the Nashik district.

Cops use honey trap to nab agent who harassed girl

The Kasturba Marg police has resorted to using a honey trap to nab a small-time casting agent in TV serials from Rajasthan who last year had allegedly abused and criminally intimidated a 24-year-old w

It has now become apparent to the Narendra Modi government that the manner in which it sought to amend the law relating to acquisition of land is not politically feasible.

If a law has not worked well on the ground, do you toss it out or try and improve its implementation?