Ambani SUV

Photo: The Statesman

Owner Of Suspicious SUV Outside Ambani's House Found Dead 

The owner of Scorpio that was found outside Mukesh Ambani's house was reported dead on March 5. A native of Mankhurd in East Mumbai, the owner Mansukh Hiren has allegedly killed himself after a probe was ordered regarding the vehicle. Stolen from Mankhurd, the SUV was found outside Ambani's house with explosives and a warning letter. Meanwhile, BJP leader Davendra Fandavis has claimed that the happenings seem "fishy".

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 07:22 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mukesh Ambani, Security threat, Ambani, Mumbai

Karachi Bakery

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Mumbai's Karachi Bakery Shut Citing Business Loss; MNS Claims Credit

Facing criticism for its 'Pakistani name', Mumbai-based Karachi Bakery stopped its operations citing a loss in business. The store manager stated that the landlord demanded a higher rent, and owing to the pandemic-stricken business, the store cannot afford it. On the contrary, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, claiming the responsibility for the closure of the establishment, termed it as a result of the "massive protest" staged by them and Shiv… read-more

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 08:20 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: karachi bakery, Mumbai, Maharashtra , Shiv Sena

Courtesy: Scroll

Representational photo: Cyber crime.

Photo: Outlook

Chinese 'RedEcho' Attack Behind Mumbai Blackout: Reports

Cybersecurity company Recorded Future has hinted that 'RedEcho' - a China-linked organization - may have had a share in Mumbai's recent electricity blackout. It further revealed that RedEcho had 10 distinct Indian organizations, within power generation and transmission sectors, under its target. As per reports, Maharashtra police's cyber wing has detected over 40,000 cyberattacks originating from China, which increased owing to the border… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 05:39 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: China, RedEcho, Recorded Future, Blackout, Mumbai, Cyber Attack

Courtesy: Times Now

Representational photo: Mayor's Bungalow, Mumbai.

Photo: DNA India

Maha: Mayor's Bungalow To Be Converted Into Bal Thackeray Memorial

The Mayor's Bungalow in Mumbai will be renovated into the Balasaheb Thackeray Memorial as the state cabinet approves Rs 400 crore-project on March 1. Spread over 1,19,130 sq. feet, the project will be completed in two phases i.e., Rs 250 crore for construction and Rs 150 crore for technological installations. Reportedly, the building will comprise a library, art gallery, archives, museum shop and water fountain along with cafes, artisan rooms… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 04:43 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Mumbai, Balasaheb Thackeray, Mayor's Bungalow, Memorial

Courtesy: The Times of India

Representational photo: POCSO Act

Photo: Lawsisto

Flashing Without Physical Harm Still A Crime, Says Mumbai's POCSO Court

A special POCSO Act court in Mumbai has held that flashing private parts is a crime even if no physical harm is caused. It further stated that any indecent behaviour which makes a girl feel ashamed, agonized, disturbed or scars her mind is unacceptable. The special court was hearing a case of a 17-year-old girl who was flashed by a 29-year-old man in 2016. The court has sentenced the man for one-year imprisonment.

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 01:15 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Mumbai, POCSO Act, Sexual Harassment, imprisonment

Courtesy: The Times of India

Bombay

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Bombay HC Judge Rejects Hearing As Lawyer Removes Mask In Courtroom

In a surprising incident, the Bombay High Court on February 22 refused to proceed with a case after the appellant’s lawyer violated COVID-19 protocols by removing his mask. Reportedly, the single-judge bench of Justice Prithiviraj Chavan referred to SOPs and refused to hear the case. Moreover, the ongoing case is again hanging in due course. Currently, all courts in Maharashtra, including subordinate courts except Pune, have resumed physical… read-more

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 - 09:08 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Bombay High Court, Prithiviraj Chavan, Mumbai, Lawyer

Courtesy: NDTV

Representational photo: Nirav Modi

Photo: The Quint

Economic Offender Nirav Modi Likely To Be Extradited To India

After two years of legal battle, London's Westminster Magistrates' court has ruled that fugitive economic offender Nirav Modi can be extradited to India. Moreover, the court accepted Nirav's involvement in a $2 billion PNB scam and India's argument of him tampering evidence and intimidating witnesses. However, the ruling is yet to be approved by the UK Home Secretary. Currently in London prison, Nirav will be imprisoned in Mumbai's Arthur… read-more

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 05:20 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: london, Westminster Magistrates' Court, nirav modi, PNB Scam, Mumbai, Arthur Road Jail

Courtesy: Money Control

Prithvi Shaw

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Vijay Hazare: With 227*, Prithvi Shaw Becomes Highest Individual Scorer

Mumbai lad Prithvi Shaw recorded the highest individual score in the history of the Vijay Hazare Trophy following a stellar unbeaten knock of 227 runs in 152 balls. Prithvi's innings against the Puducherry included 32 fours and five sixes. Previously, the record was held by Kerala's Sanju Samson, who scored 212 not out against Goa in 2019. With Surya Kumar Yadav's cameo, Mumbai scored 457 runs after losing six wickets.

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 03:47 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Vijay Hazare Trophy, BCCI, Domestic Cricket, Prithvi Shaw, Mumbai, Puducherry Health Director

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Auto

Photo: NDTV

Autowalla Who Sold House To Educate Grand Child Gets 24 Lakh Fund

A crowd-funding initiative of a storyteller website fetched Rs 24 lakh to a 74-year-old Mumbai-based auto driver, who sold his house to support his granddaughter’s education. After being surfaced, the website shared the septuagenarian Deshraj’s story on their platform with ‘Pawri’ twist that helped them cross Rs 20 lakh limit. Reportedly, after losing two sons, Deshraj became the sole breadwinner for a seven-member family and forced to sleep… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 09:10 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Human interese, auto driver, Mumbai, Humans Of Bombay

Courtesy: The Indian express

mohan delkar

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Seven-Term Dadra And Nagar MP Mohan Delkar Found Dead In Mumbai Hotel 

Former Congress leader and seven-term MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Mohan Delkar was found dead in a hotel, Mumbai on February 22. Reportedly, the police has sent the body for post mortem and a suicide note has been recovered. While the proximate death cause of a 58-year-old remains unclear, the cops have called for a probe. Moreover, Mr. Delkar had quit congress in 2019 and contested an independent national-election.

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mohan Delkar, Congress MP, Dadra, Death, Mumbai, Suicide

Courtesy: NDTV