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2,292 convicts jumped bail in 2004-14

Pallavi Purkayastha

The shocking incident where Sajjad Mughal, the security guard who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Mumbai-based lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha, jumped parole has once again brought to

ACB names six more accused in dam scam

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has filed its second FIR in the 2009 Kalu dam scam at Kopari police station, Thane, naming six more officials and contractors.

Deceased sailor’s mother seeks justice from Manohar Parrikar

Anuradha Paldhe at the press conference. (Photo: Asian Age)

Eighty-year-old Anuradha A. Paldhe from Dombivali, whose son died a mysterious death 23 years ago while working in the Indian Navy, has pleaded with defence minister Manohar Parrikar for justice.

Hema Upadhyay murder case: Accused says cops forced him to lie

In a sudden twist in the murder case of artist Hema Upadhyay and her lawyer Haresh Bhambani, Pradeep Rajbhar — an accused who had turned approver — filed an application in the Dindoshi sessions court

Pankaj Bhujbal plea for protection from arrest rejected

Pankaj Bhujbal

The Bombay high court on Monday declined to grant interim protection from arrest to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA Pankaj Bhujbal in a money laundering case registered by the Enforcement Directo

Small cars to receive toll exemption?

Chandrakant Patil

State public works department (PWD) minister Chandrakant Patil on Monday said that the state government is “positively considering” exempting small cars from paying toll tax at Mumbai’s five entry poi

No water, power for ‘dangerous’ buildings

Taking a step ahead, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) has ordered officials to disconnect electricity and water supply to buildings that the authority has listed as dange

Parel control room lends strong helping hand

An additional civic Disaster Management Control Room (DMCR) housed at the City Institute of Disaster Management (CIDM) in Parel has aided the BMC in managing minor monsoon-related disasters more effec

Institute axes 8 trees, BMC files complaint

The plot on which the trees were chopped.

The tree authority of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has filed a complaint against an educational institute for felling eight giant mango trees that were allegedly obstructing its constr

British commentators have noted that with Brexit, the UK’s engagement with Europe has come full circle.

Is children accessing the Internet a boon or a bane? It can become a bane if a child is victimised through cyberbullying or faces other kinds of online victimisation.