World News | Ellen Barry, The New York Times | Friday September 4, 2015
In the middle of last week, with the arrest of former media executive Indrani Mukerjea on suspicion of involvement in her daughter's death, India's crime reporters embarked on their latest bender.
Mumbai News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Arrested for murdering her daughter, Indrani Mukerjea, sources in the Mumbai Police say, varies between confessing to the crime and insisting that Sheena Bora, last seen in 2012, is alive in the US but isn't coming forward because she "hates" her mother.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Arrested for murdering her daughter, Indrani Mukerjea, sources in the Mumbai Police say, varies between confessing to the crime and insisting that Sheena Bora, last seen alive in 2012, is alive in the US but isn't coming forward because she "hates" her mother.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Sanjeev Ratna Singh | Saturday August 29, 2015
In the Sheena Bora murder case, Mumbai police will now take her mother Indrani Mukerjea, her step-father, Sanjeev Khanna, and Ms Mukerjea's driver, to the crime spot at Raigad, for recreation of the sequence of events where her body was dumped.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday August 23, 2015
In the wake of the debate over the death penalty following the execution of Mumbai attack convict Yakub Memon, the Supreme Court has said the death penalty is not inhuman or barbaric and will not violate the right to life and liberty in heinous crimes.
Wednesday August 12, 2015
"But booking young kids for a crime they didn't commit, physically and mentally abusing them publicly? To me it looks more like it was the police that was guilty of 'public indecency'. All this because they were young adults having sex. How liberated can you be!? They must be punished. By any law out there," writes Abhay in his post
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Wednesday August 5, 2015
Fearing arrest, Congressman and former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has moved a local court in Mumbai, seeking anticipatory bail in the 2010 Louis Berger bribery scandal where his name has cropped up for allegedly having taken bribes to grant contracts.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Thursday July 30, 2015
Hours after Yakub Memon was hanged for his role in the deadly serial blasts in Mumbai in 1993, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told NDTV he has "no qualms" about the execution because "full access to justice has been given to the convict, he was convicted of a heinous crime".
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The 21-year-old girl, who was with two others when they allegedly beat a biker and she slashed his face with a cutter in a road rage incident at Malad on July 14, said in a Borivli court yesterday that the victim, Irwin Cardozo (29), had molested her. There was a lot of drama in court when she smashed her head against the dock and injured herself.
Press Trust of India | Monday July 13, 2015
Phantom is based on crime author, Hussain Zaidi's novel, Mumbai Avengers
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday June 29, 2015
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.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday June 27, 2015
Mumbai police is probing the angle of political patronage being extended to the accused in the toxic alcohol tragedy. 104 people died after consuming spurious liquor at Laxmi Nagar slum in Malvani, near suburban Malad earlier this month.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday June 27, 2015
A month after gangster Mustafa Dossa reportedly held auditions of models inside the court premises in Mumbai, a report on the incident has been submitted to Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria. The report has enough material to suggest firm disciplinary action against erring policemen, say police sources.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday June 21, 2015
37 more people have died in the Mumbai spurious liquor tragedy today, taking the total number of deaths to 90. Another 37 people continue to be critical in hospitals; the victims had consumed spurious liquor on Wednesday night. The incident occurred at Laxmi Nagar slum in Malwani area of suburban Malad.
India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Saturday June 20, 2015
64 people have died and 28 others remain critical in hospitals after consuming spurious liquor in Mumbai on Wednesday night.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Movies can be inspiring. But it depends on what kind of inspiration a person wants to draw from them. Officials from Charkop police station on Sunday nabbed a gang of eight for deceiving one of their uncles by posing as Income Tax (I-T) officials.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday June 15, 2015
More details have surfaced in the incident involving the recent gruesome murder of an Andheri woman, who was allegedly killed by her husband before he called up the police and confessed to his crime and then proceeded to jump off the Vashi bridge.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
A special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai has framed charges against 10 accused, including arrested scribe Jigna Vora, in the journalist J Dey murder case of 2011.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday June 3, 2015
A small-time actress and her boyfriend have been arrested for cheating more than 1,000 people of crores of rupees to quench their thirst to live the high life.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday June 3, 2015
The economic offences wing of the Mumbai Police crime branch has arrested actor Leena Paul and her partner Sekhar Chandrashekhar in an alleged case of cheating. They have been sent to police custody till June 4. Four other have been arrested as well.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday May 29, 2015
A 17-year-old boy who was arrested for theft and sent to a juvenile home in Mumbai earlier this month, died after he was allegedly sexually assaulted and brutally beaten up by fellow inmates, including an adult.
Others News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta; Written by: Gitanjali Roy | Thursday May 28, 2015
Bollywood actress Sunny Leone visited the cyber crime cell of the Thane Police today to record a statement in an obscenity case filed earlier this month by a Mumbai housewife.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday May 25, 2015
Your friendly neighbourhood housewife may be an undercover detective for the police. Mumbai Police have decided to turn to housewives in Antop Hill and Wadala areas in order to nab potential rapists and molesters roaming the streets. The move comes after a spate of rape and molestation cases in these areas.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday May 18, 2015
A 40-year-old model and actor allegedly committed suicide by slitting her throat at her Versova residence on Saturday afternoon.