Press Trust of India | Thursday May 2, 2013
In a significant ruling, Bombay High Court has held that a woman can file a complaint of cruelty under the Domestic Violence Act against female family members too, and not just the male relatives.
Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 27, 2013
Mumbai and other major cities in Maharashtra saw spasms of violence today provoked by two political parties at war - Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party or the NCP, and Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS).
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta (With Inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday February 20, 2013
The two-day Bharat bandh called by 11 major trade unions from today paralysed banking services across the country and shut down public transport in cities. Industry body Assocham said that the loss to GDP could be about Rs 26,000 crore, higher than i...
Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Wednesday February 20, 2013
The two-day Bharat bandh called by 11 major trade unions from today paralysed banking services across the country and shut down public transport in cities. Factories in Noida came under attack and a trade union activist died in violence in Ambala. Un...
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday February 20, 2013
As India celebrated the One Billion Rising movement to fight violence against women on February 14, three little sisters aged five, nine and 11, went missing from their home in a small Maharashtra village. The next day, their dead bodies were found i...
Tejas Mehta, Rashmi Rajput and Saurabh Gupta | Friday November 16, 2012
Early this morning, Uddhav Thackeray emerged from Matoshree, the house in suburban Bandra where his father, Bal Thackeray, has 24X7 medical assistance, and gave a clear message to the 1,500 Shiv Sena workers who were waiting for news of their leader....
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 13, 2012
Former Miss World and actress Yukta Mookhey has lodged a complaint against her husband Prince Tuli for alleged domestic violence, police said on Thursday.
Rashmi Rajput | Friday August 31, 2012
The Special Investigating Team or SIT of the Mumbai Crime Branch, which is probing the August 11 violence, has arrested both the rioters responsible for desecrating the Amar Jyoti Jawan Memorial.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 28, 2012
One of the two alleged rioters, who had vandalised the iconic Amar Jawan memorial during the August 11 violence here, was today arrested, taking the total number of arrests in the case to 54, police said today. "Abdul Quadir Mohammed Younus Ansari (...
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday August 26, 2012
The Maharashtra unit of the BJP has alleged that the recent violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan was planned and that the state government was warned about it. At a press conference in Mumbai today, Madhav Bhandari, the Maharashtra state BJP president p...
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Thursday August 23, 2012
Five more people have been arrested in connection with the Azad Maidan violence in Mumbai on August 11. So far 48 people have been arrested in the case, 24 of them since Tuesday evening.
Mid-Day.com | Thursday August 23, 2012
Find Bangladeshis, get Rs 2 crore. That was Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Abu Asim Azmi's singular challenge to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray yesterday. While blaming 'illegal immigrants' to the city for the August 11 violence at...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 22, 2012
19 more people have been arrested in connection with the Azad Maidan violence in Mumbai on August 11, taking the total number of arrests in the case so far to 43.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday August 22, 2012
Amid reports that the Maharashtra government is considering transferring him, Arup Patnaik, the city's police commissioner, has defended his handling of the riot that erupted earlier this month at Azad Maidan, where thousands had gathered to protest ...
Written by Mala Das | Wednesday August 22, 2012
The Maharashtra Home Department has sent a proposal to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan recommending the transfer of Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik for his alleged mishandling of the recent violence in Azad Maidan in the city, sources have t...