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Cops nab disabled thief

Using his accident-related disability to his advantage, a man moonlighting as a burglar every night after stepping out of a public hospital and responsible for several break-ins in the northern suburb

CR nod for Parel terminus, work to start soon

Central Railway commuters can breathe easy with the delayed Parel terminus having been given the green signal, though work will start only post monsoon.

Alphonso out of aam aadmi’s reach

Prices of Alphonso mangoes continue to be beyond the reach of common Mumbaikars with the king of fruits still selling at rates that are about 50 to 60 per cent higher than last year.

Rain, hailstorm claim 6 lives

Marathwada faced yet another rain fury, coupled with hailstorm, claiming six lives in the region on Friday and Saturday.

Cops counter custodial death allegations

The Wadala GRP claims it has four independent witnesses who saw Agnelo Valdaris (25) escape from the police’s grasp and get hit by a train that killed him on Friday, to defend themselves from

Fingerprints help cops nab 2 notorious robbers

In a rare case, fingerprint records helped the police identify two elusive burglars who had struck a house in Shantilal Bhavan in Matunga and made away with gold and silver jewellery worth `7.50 lakh

Garcia Marquez, Rushdie and our ‘magical’ realities


“It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love.

‘Pawar wanted alliance with Sena’

The Shiv Sena’s Manohar Joshi has stirred another controversy in Maharashtra politics by claiming that NCP chief Sharad Pawar wanted to form an alliance with the Sena in 2009, but backed out of talks

Modi rally held sans NA tax: RTI

An RTI reply has revealed that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s rally held at the MMRDA Grounds in BKC on December 22, 2013 was organised without paying Non-Agricultural (NA) tax.

Palekar seeks cops’ help

Actor Amol Palekar, who was unable to vote in the Lok Sabha election on Thursday because his name was deleted from the voters list, has approached the Deccan police in Pune and asked it to investigate

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.