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Maha OBC organisation against reservation for Patels, Marathas

The Maharashtra Other Backward Class (OBC) Organization has opposed reservation status to Patel and Maratha communities.

Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea charged with poisoning son Mikhail
Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea charged with poisoning son Mikhail

Indrani Mukerjea, wife of former Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea, on Monday faced fresh charges of poisoning and attempting to murder her son Mikhail on the day her daughter Sheena was killed more than three years ago as police suspect involvement of people outside the state in the sensational crime.

Maharashtra government transfers seven IAS officials

 The Maharashtra government announced here today that seven IAS officials have been transferred.

Who sent messages from Sheena's mobile to her boyfriend Rahul after she was murdered? - Read
Who sent messages from Sheena's mobile to her boyfriend Rahul after she was murdered? - Read

Even after her death, Sheena Bora's Facebook account and mobile were pretty much alive! As per media reports, Sheena's boyfriend Rahul Mukerjea received few messages from her mobile even after her demise.

Sheena Bora murder case: The big questions before Mumbai Police
Sheena Bora murder case: The big questions before Mumbai Police

A Mumbai Metropolitan court on Monday extended till September 5 the police custody of all three arrested accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, including that of her mother Indrani Mukerjea, to enable investigators dig deeper into the sordid saga.

Sheena Bora murder: Mumbai Police likely to conduct narco test on Indrani Mukerjea, her ex-husband Sanjeev
Sheena Bora murder: Mumbai Police likely to conduct narco test on Indrani Mukerjea, her ex-husband Sanjeev

In an attempt to break the 'tough nut' Indrani and her former husband Sanjeev Khanna, accused in the sensational Sheena murder case, Mumbai Police may conduct a brain mapping and narco test on them.

When Indrani Mukerjea broke down on meeting her daughter Vidhie
When Indrani Mukerjea broke down on meeting her daughter Vidhie

Indrani Mukerjea became emotional on meeting her daughter in a Mumbai court on Monday and broke down.

Agreed to kill Sheena Bora after Indrani Mukerjea told me Vidhie's life was in danger: Sanjeev Khanna
Agreed to kill Sheena Bora after Indrani Mukerjea told me Vidhie's life was in danger: Sanjeev Khanna

Indrani Mukerjea's former husband Sanjeev Khanna has reportedly told the Mumbai Police that he agreed to be part of the plot to kill Sheena Bora after he was told that his daughter Vidhie's life may be in danger.

Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea was slapped in custody, claim lawyers
Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea was slapped in custody, claim lawyers

Indrani Mukerjea's laywers claimed on Monday that she was roughed up and slapped while in police custody.

Mumbai hitman, hired by Indrani Mukerjea to kill son Mikhail Bora, detained
Mumbai hitman, hired by Indrani Mukerjea to kill son Mikhail Bora, detained

The Mumbai Police has detained the contract killer, who was hired by Indrani Mukerjea to eliminate her son Mikhail Bora.

I hated my daughter Sheena Bora because she threatened to reveal my secrets: Indrani Mukerjea
I hated my daughter Sheena Bora because she threatened to reveal my secrets: Indrani Mukerjea

As investigators continued to probe different angles in Sheena Bora murder case, Indrani Mukerjea has admitted that she "hated" her daughter but added that she could not kill her.

Sheena Bora murder case: Police remand of Indrani Mukerjea, her ex-husband and driver ends today
Sheena Bora murder case: Police remand of Indrani Mukerjea, her ex-husband and driver ends today

The Mumbai Police will on Monday produce Indrani Mukerjea, her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver Shyam Rai before the Bandra magistrate's court as the police remand of the trio ends today.

Sheena murder case: Mikhail Bora's claims spell more trouble for Indrani ​Mukerjea
Sheena murder case: Mikhail Bora's claims spell more trouble for Indrani ​Mukerjea

In another twist to the Sheena Bora murder case, the Mumbai Police will slap fresh charges of attempt to murder against Indrani Mukerjea, her second husband Sanjeev Khanna and the driver for allegedly trying to kill Mikhail Bora, the brother of the deceased.

Sheena Bora murder case: Accused taken to Raigad but crime scene could not be recreated
Sheena Bora murder case: Accused taken to Raigad but crime scene could not be recreated

A team of Mumbai Police on Sunday brought two of the accused in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case to the crime spot near Dagode, in the forest near Pen in Raigad district, but could not recreate crime scene.

Sheena murder case: Indrani's ex-husband Sanjeev, driver taken to Raigad crime spot
Sheena murder case: Indrani's ex-husband Sanjeev, driver taken to Raigad crime spot

A team of Mumbai police on Sunday brought two of the accused in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case to the crime spot near Dagode, in the forest near Pen in Raigad district, where her body was partially burnt and thrown away in a suitcase three years ago, official sources said.

PM's land ordinance decision at Niti Aayog's behest: Fadnavis

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the government will not re-promulgate the controversial Land Acquisition ordinance which expires tomorrow, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here today that decision was taken at the NITI Ayog's request.

Dalai Lama holds discussions with spiritual leaders

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama arrived at the piligrimage town of Trimbakeshwar, near here on Sunday.

Sheena murder: Suitcase seized from Indrani, Peter's residence meant for disposing Mikhail's body?
Sheena murder: Suitcase seized from Indrani, Peter's residence meant for disposing Mikhail's body?

In a recovery which could prove to be a fresh lead in the Sheena Bora murder case, Mumbai Police on Sunday recovered a suitcase from the residential premises situated in Worli area here of Indrani and Peter Mukerjea.

FTII stir: Protesting students await I&B Ministry's feedback

Striking FTII students were awaiting a feedback from the Information and Broadcasting Ministry after the August 21 visit of its three-member delegation which held talks with various stakeholders to end the now 80-day stir, even as demonstrations remained subdued on the campus today.

Sheena Bora murder: Focus on forensic evidences, grilling still on

The sensational Sheena Bora murder mystery today produced a new twist with police admitting that no case of murder or accidental death was registered after her human remains were recovered in Pen taluk of Raigad three years ago, that raises questions.

Maharashtra CM to visit drought-affected areas from Sept 1

 With Maharashtra facing a drought-like situation, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will visit affected areas of the state including Marathwada, Ahmednagar and Solapur districts from September 1 to take stock of situation.

Sheena murder case: Raigad Police orders inquiry into why no case was registered in 2012
Sheena murder case: Raigad Police orders inquiry into why no case was registered in 2012

Facing the heat over botching-up the Sheena Bora murder case, the Raigad Police on Saturday ordered a fresh inquiry into why a case was not registered in 2012 even after the remains of Sheena Bora's body was found.

Mumbai Police recovers car used in Sheena's murder; Indrani, Sanjeev, driver to be taken to crime spot in Raigad
Mumbai Police recovers car used in Sheena's murder; Indrani, Sanjeev, driver to be taken to crime spot in Raigad

As the mysterious Sheena Bora murder case is getting murkier with each passing day, Mumbai Police on Saturday, in a significant development, recovered the car in which the 25-year-old was killed, ANI quoted sources as saying.

Sheena Bora murder: Will Mumbai Police be able to crack 'tough nut' Indrani Mukerjea?
Sheena Bora murder: Will Mumbai Police be able to crack 'tough nut' Indrani Mukerjea?

As investigators waddled through an intriguing web of lies and deceit in the Sheena Bora murder case, the Mumbai Police brought main accused, Indrani Mukerjea, to the Khar Police station for interrogation on Saturday.

Shiv Sena to award Hindu families having five kids

 The Agra unit of the Shiv Sena has announced a reward of Rs 2 lakh for every Hindu family which has five children.

Kargil martyr's classmates renovate cadets' mess in alma mater

 Classmates of an Army officer killed during the 1999 Kargil war raised funds to renovate and rename the cadets' mess at their alma mater Sainik School here to commemorate his supreme sacrifice.

When drunk driver Shyam Rai revealed all about Sheena Bora murder
When drunk driver Shyam Rai revealed all about Sheena Bora murder

As the murder mystery of Sheena Bora continues to unfold with stories of sleaze, betrayal and family feud, a report on Saturday said that Indrani Mukerjea's driver Shyam Rai had revealed all to his friend in a bar here two months ago.

Sheena Bora's skeletal remains to be sent for forensic, DNA tests today
Sheena Bora's skeletal remains to be sent for forensic, DNA tests today

Skeletal remains of Sheena Bora, who was murdered on April 24, 2012, will be sent for forensic and DNA tests on Saturday.

Indrani Mukerjea's lie nailed; Sheena Bora's passport found in Dehradun
Indrani Mukerjea's lie nailed; Sheena Bora's passport found in Dehradun

As investigators waddled through an intriguing web of lies and deceit in the Sheena Bora murder case, police on Friday recovered Sheena Bora's passport from Dehradun, exposing Indrani Mukerjea's claim that Sheena was "studying in the US".

Nashik Kumbh: Poor turnout at first Shahi Snan
Nashik Kumbh: Poor turnout at first Shahi Snan

The inaugural 'Shahi Snan' (royal bath) at the ongoing Simhastha Kumbh Mela proved to be a damp squib due to poor turnout, organisers said here on Saturday.