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`Marathas were provided reservations in pre-Independence era`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 00:43

Justifying the recently-announced reservations in jobs and educational institutes for Marathas, Maharashtra government has said in an affidavit in the Bombay High Court that the community had been given reservations in the pre-Independence times.

Mumbai gets all-women beat marshal squads to tackle crime

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 23:09

Mumbai police on Wednesday got the all-women beat marshal squads, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country wherein armed female police personnel will patrol the city streets on bikes, specifically to tackle crime against women.

RSS is threat to the nation, says MPCC

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 23:05

Terming the RSS a "threat" to the nation, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today said its ideology is against the secular constitution of the country.

IndiGo flight catches fire at Delhi IGI airport, all 147 passengers safe

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 18:15

An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Delhi with 147 passengers on board caught fire while landing at the Indira Gandhi International airport Terminal 1-D here.

Mumbai judge suspended for `offensively staring` at female staff

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 15:49

The Bombay High Court has suspended a sessions court judge on charges of sexually harassing a female staff worker.

Man jumps from Bandra-Worli sea link

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 19:27

A 65-year-old man, suffering from prolonged illness and depression, allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the sea here on Tuesday, police said.

Mumbai Mantra`s new initiative to aid 100 scriptwriters

Mumbai Mantra`s new initiative to aid 100 scriptwriters

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:42

Writer Anjum Rajabali has joined hands with Mumbai Mantra to mentor aspiring screenwriters through its new initiative Cinerise 100 Storytellers.

Mumbai cops make molestation victim run from one police station to another

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:20

A woman in Mumbai had to face harrowing time in the maximum city twice in a span of few hours – first at the hands of molesters and then at various police stations.

Re-frame guidelines to review weapons licences during polls:HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:21

The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra Government to re-frame the guidelines in keeping with a directive of the Election Commission to individually review cases of licence holders of weapons during elections.

17 injured during `Dahi Handi` festival in Mumbai

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 14:19

At least 17 people were injured, including one seriously, while forming human pyramids during the `Dahi Handi` celebrations in Mumbai.

Monsoon leads to spurt in water-borne diseases in Mumbai

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:26

Though the monsoon brings cheers by filling up parched lakes and dams and boosting up farming, it also leads to a spurt in water-borne diseases, say experts.

Delhi court orders attachment of Dawood Ibrahim`s property

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 00:21

A court here Saturday issued fresh directions to initiate property attachment proceedings against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his aide Chhota Shakeel, in connection with the IPL spot-fixing case.