A sessions court here fixed July 13 for recording statements of prosecution witnesses in a case against former parliamentarian Dhananjay Singh, facing trial on charges of destruction of evidence in the torture and murder of his maid.
In perhaps the biggest haul of the synthetic stimulant drug Mephedrone in the metropolis, the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) today claims to have seized 151.5 kgs of the contraband worth Rs 30 crore from a hotel in suburban Oshiwara and arrested four persons.
You know something really wrong is going on when a gangster marrying a woman is her ticket to "holding her head up high" in society. And yet, that's exactly what seems to be happening right here in the city, with jailed gangster Abu Salem, who is facing charges in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, agreeing to marry a 25-year-old so that she is "not defamed further".
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on monday inaugurated the Integrated Security System (ISS) installed with a total cost Rs 21.72 crore at four railway stations in the metropolis comprising CST, Dadar, Kurla and LTT.
For nearly three decades, Vijay Thakur, a taxi driver in Mumbai, had been ferrying ailing people to hospital for free. It was a vow he made to himself, after a night of trauma, which even spurred him to change his profession.
An inquiry has been ordered into the "freak accident at Churchgate" on Sunday where a local Mumbai train crashed into a platform, leaving five people injured, said Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu today.
"Meri aankhon ke saamne maut dekha," a shaken L Tiwari told Western Railway officials yesterday, describing the moments when he realised that the train he was piloting was running out of track, hurtling, at high speed, towards platform no 3 of Churchgate station.
Unable to find acceptance from his girlfriend's family, a 26-year-old murdered her and then surrendered to the local police. The star-crossed couple had originally met so they could commit suicide together, but instead, the accused slit the girl's throat and killed her.
A local train crashed into the dead end at Platform Number 3 of Mumbai's Churchgate Station this morning, causing part of the train to climb over the platform. Five people suffered minor injuries in the incident.