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Bus, train services in Mumbai unaffected by strike

Transport services in the city remained unaffected on Wednesday, as suburban train services, autorickshaws and BEST city buses were operating normally despite the one-day nationwide strike called by central trade unions.

After initial flip flops, Indrani Mukerjea finally admits to role in Sheena Bora murder: Cops
After initial flip flops, Indrani Mukerjea finally admits to role in Sheena Bora murder: Cops

After saying mum for nearly a week, Indrani Mukerjea, the former media tycoon has finally admitted to have played a role in the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, media reports said on Wednesday.

Maharashtra joins 300 million workers in all India

 Maharashtra joined a staggering 300 million workers in the government and private sector, the financial sector, banks and financial institutions, and the farming community across the country for a day's token strike protesting what they alleged was the government's 'anti-exployees' policies here on Wednesday, a top organiser said.

Mumbai police writes to Facebook for information on Sheena Bora's profile: Reports
Mumbai police writes to Facebook for information on Sheena Bora's profile: Reports

The Mumbai Police has written to Facebook to find out if they can get any information on Sheena Bora’s profile, as per media reports.

5-year-old abducted while sleeping by mother's side, raped in Thane

An unidentified person abducted a 5-year-old girl sleeping by her mother's side from a house in the wee hours on Tuesday and raped her at a public toilet, police said here.

CCTV helps crack Pune murder case in 5 days

Nearly a week after a baby girl was allegedly murdered in Pune, police has claimed to crack the case with the help of CCTV footage.

HC gives bail to Hasan Ali in tax evasion cases

The controversial Pune-based businessman Hasan Ali has been granted bail by the Bombay High Court in seven cases filed by the Income Tax Department for allegedly evading tax to the tune of Rs one lakh crore during 2001 to 2007.

CCTV cameras to be installed in all Mumbai police stations

All police stations in Mumbai are set to be brought under a proposed network of CCTV cameras, a move that will check custodial deaths and encourage citizens to freely approach police for filing complaints.

Low intensity blast at Pune scrap dealer's shop leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a low intensity blast at a scrap shop at Kondhwa here on Tuesday.

Didn't tip off Mumbai Police about Indrani Mukerjea:  Siddharth Das
Didn't tip off Mumbai Police about Indrani Mukerjea: Siddharth Das

Siddharth Das, who claims to be the biological father of Sheena Bora, who is believed to have been killed by her mother and media tycoon Indrani Mukerjea and her ex-husband, on Tuesday said that he will fully cooperate with the Mumbai Police, which is trying to crack the murder mystery.

Govt mulling to allow people to keep 12 liquor bottles at home

Taking serious note of deaths due to spurious liquor consumption, the Maharashtra government is planning to allow a permit holder to keep 12 bottles of alcohol at home against the existing two.

Does the man who spent intimate time with Sheena in Thailand hold the key to murder mystery?
Does the man who spent intimate time with Sheena in Thailand hold the key to murder mystery?

Just days after Indrani Mukerjea was arrested for the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora (claimed to be younger 'sister' at the time of arrest), it was reported that Sheena could have been pregnant when she was killed.

Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea likely to undergo narco analysis test
Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea likely to undergo narco analysis test

The Mumbai Police, which is probing the mysterious murder of 27-year-old Sheena Bora, is likely to subject Indrani Mukerjea, her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna and other suspects in the case  to narco analysis tests to corroborate information provided by them.

Kalburgi murder: Four probe teams formed by police

Four teams have been formed by police as part of its probe into the murder of noted Kannada progressive thinker and scholar MM Kalburgi, who was shot dead at his residence at Dharwad in north Karnataka on Sunday.

Maharashtra govt approves ordinance to amend MPDA Act

The state government on Tuesday gave a nod to an ordinance for amending the Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities (MPDA) Act, under which sand mafia will not get bail for one year after arrest.

Two minor blasts reported in separate incidents in Pune

One person was killed and another injured in a gas cylinder explosion at a scrap shop at Kondhwa in the city today, police said.

Indrani Mukerjea could have murdered Sheena Bora for money: Siddharth Das
Indrani Mukerjea could have murdered Sheena Bora for money: Siddharth Das

With claims and counter-claims and new leads emerging in the investigation, Siddharth Das, who was reported to be Indrani Mukerjea's first husband on Tuesday said that she could have murdered her daughter Sheena Bora.

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.