Police say gangs are targeting high-profile stars in order to boost credibility when trying to extort cash from even wealthier people.
India | Written by Sunil Singh | Friday November 21, 2014
After years of solid service with the Mumbai police force, Prince had just moved on to his retired life this August. But he could not enjoy his retired life for too long; on Friday morning, he died after suffering a heart attack.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday November 19, 2014
Seven members of a gang arrested this week in Mumbai were reportedly planning to target primary players in Bollywood including actor Shah Rukh Khan, director Farah Khan, and director-producer Mahesh Bhatt, said police sources today.
Cities | Mid-day.com | Thursday October 30, 2014
The local tailor who was arrested for the ruthless rape and murder of a 12-year-old in Baiganwadi, Govandi, has shown no signs of remorse for his crime, Shivaji Nagar police revealed. In fact, in an act of perversion, the accused was in the first row...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Five persons, including a minor boy, wanted for the murder of a local Shiv Sena leader in suburban Malad last night, were arrested today, police said.
Tuesday October 21, 2014
Mumbai Police on Tuesday arrested two top honchos of different defaulting companies, which collectively owe over Rs 1,000 crore to the crisis-hit National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL).
India | Agencies | Friday October 17, 2014
Tennis player Leander Paes has filed a police complaint in Mumbai alleging that his life is under threat from cricketer Atul Sharma.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 21, 2014
Aam Aadmi Party leader Mayank Gandhi, along with five others, have been booked on charges of abetting sexual harassment after a 21-year-old female party volunteer filed a criminal complaint against them in Mumbai, police said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 21, 2014
Mumbai police yesterday launched an initiative to raise awareness among the citizens about allowing swift plying of ambulances through traffic snarls so that they proceed to hospital without any hassles and patients promptly get medical aid.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday September 19, 2014
A man allegedly shot dead a youth when he found him with a girl he was in love with, police said today.
Cities | mid-day.com | Thursday September 18, 2014
After a couple became a victim of moral policing in Goregaon, allegedly in the name of the commissioner of police, because the woman was sitting with her arm around her boyfriend's waist, Commissioner of Police Rakesh Maria has clarified that the Mum...
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday September 17, 2014
A 44-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stalking and sexually harassing a woman advocate in Mumbai for several months.
India | Mid-day.com | Monday September 15, 2014
Mumbai Police are trying all they can to break gangster Ravi Pujari's network and zero-in on his location. Police have made a list of 122 shooters and associates of the gangster, and are bringing them in to the Crime Branch to try and glean informati...
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday September 9, 2014
The Mumbai Police have arrested a member of the Ravi Pujari gang. This comes after three men of the same gang were arrested last week.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 8, 2014
People in Mumbai on Monday started to bid a tearful adieu to Lord Ganesha, their favourite god who is considered to end all obstacles of life, at the end of his 10-day sojourn this year.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 8, 2014
Extensive security arrangements have been put in place to ensure peaceful conduct of the Ganesh immersion procession today with nearly 47,000 strong Mumbai Police, accompanied by contingents of paramilitary forces, keeping a hawk-eye across the metro...
Cities | mid-day.com | Friday September 5, 2014
Worried that you will binge on sweets this festive season? A Ganesh mandal in Andheri has taken on the mantle of making sure devotees stay healthy, by asking them to 'donate' their calories by working out on a treadmill.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 4, 2014
Mumbai police today claimed to have foiled a deadly gang war, with the arrest of two suspected aides of Chhota Shakeel's gang, who allegedly conspired to gun down two key lieutenants of a rival group headed by Chhota Rajan in the sessions court premi...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 2, 2014
A 24-year-old woman software engineer, who was apparently suffering from depression, allegedly committed suicide at her house in Indore, police said today.
Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Bollywood actor Boman Irani has been provided with police protection after he allegedly received a threatening call from gangster Ravi Pujari, confirmed the Mumbai Police today.