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Massive fire in Mumbai's Wadala as petrol tanker crashes, driver dead

Massive fire in Mumbai's Wadala as petrol tanker crashes, driver dead

The incident took place at around 10:45 pm.

Nov 26, 2018, 23:41 PM IST
He is very afraid of darkness: Mumbai terror attacks victim Moshe's nanny reveals

He is very afraid of darkness: Mumbai terror attacks victim Moshe's nanny reveals

Samuel, 54, wonders why the terror attack 'scars' are still there in the five-storeyed Jewish centre in Colaba, now renamed as Nariman Light House.

Nov 26, 2018, 11:05 AM IST
Ten years on, Leopold Cafe owner wants to move on from grim reminder of 26/11 attacks

Ten years on, Leopold Cafe owner wants to move on from grim reminder of 26/11 attacks

At around 9.30 pm on that terrible Wednesday, the restaurant was attacked with gunfire and grenades by two men later identified as members of the terror group LeT.

Nov 25, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
'Parcel reached Fox': How the secret operation to shift Ajmal Kasab for hanging unfolded

'Parcel reached Fox': How the secret operation to shift Ajmal Kasab for hanging unfolded

The lone terrorist captured alive during the 26/11 attacks was covered in a 'burqa' while being taken out of his cell on the night of November 20, 2012 and put in a police vehicle.

Nov 25, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
Lawyers who defended Ajmal Kasab in Mumbai attacks case yet to get their fees

Lawyers who defended Ajmal Kasab in Mumbai attacks case yet to get their fees

The state government said they have not submitted any bills, but the lawyers claim state prosecutors are not supposed to.

Nov 25, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
Mumbai terror attacks: Photojournalist recalls how he took chilling photos of Ajmal Kasab holding AK-47 at CST station

Mumbai terror attacks: Photojournalist recalls how he took chilling photos of Ajmal Kasab holding AK-47 at CST station

The photo and testimony of this photojournalist played a crucial role in the 26/11 trial, which led to Kasab's hanging in 2012.

Nov 25, 2018, 16:53 PM IST
Another terror attack similar to 26/11 with footprints in Pakistan will lead to war: Experts

Another terror attack similar to 26/11 with footprints in Pakistan will lead to war: Experts

Some 166 people, including Americans, were killed in the attack carried out by Pakistan-based 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists. 

Nov 25, 2018, 16:46 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Mangaldas Market

Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Mangaldas Market

A fire broke out in Mumbai's Mangaldas Market of Kalbadevi area on Saturday. 

Nov 24, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
Gauri Lankesh killing: Will soon take a call on banning organistations, says Karnataka Dy CM

Gauri Lankesh killing: Will soon take a call on banning organistations, says Karnataka Dy CM

Lankesh, 55, known for her left-leaning and strong anti-Hindutva views, was shot dead in front of her house here on September 5 last year, triggering a nationwide outrage.

Nov 24, 2018, 13:46 PM IST
Hindu outfit​ named in Gauri Lankesh's murder in chargesheet filed by SIT

Hindu outfit​ named in Gauri Lankesh's murder in chargesheet filed by SIT

Lankesh, 55, known for her left-leaning and strong anti-Hindutva views was shot dead in front of her house here on September 5 last year, triggering a nationwide outrage.

Nov 24, 2018, 13:42 PM IST
SRM students stage protest on campus alleging inaction on sexual harassment complaint

SRM students stage protest on campus alleging inaction on sexual harassment complaint

Students of SRM University at Kattankulathur area in the outskirts of Chennai staged a demonstration inside the campus Thursday night, alleging inaction by the administration on a sexual harassment

Nov 23, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
Minister Firhad Hakim elected new mayor of Kolkata

Minister Firhad Hakim elected new mayor of Kolkata

After senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sovan Chatterjee stepped down from the post of Kolkata mayor, Firhad Hakim was on Thursday elected as the new mayor of Kolkata. 

Nov 22, 2018, 21:03 PM IST
TMC leader Sovan Chatterjee quits as Kolkata Mayor

TMC leader Sovan Chatterjee quits as Kolkata Mayor

Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sovan Chatterjee on Thursday resigned from the post of Kolkata mayor.

Nov 22, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Delhi-based assailants kill woman; later shoot cop at Pune Railway Station

Delhi-based assailants kill woman; later shoot cop at Pune Railway Station

Two Delhi-based assailants shot dead a woman in the city Wednesday morning and later wounded a police officer at the Pune railway station while trying to escape from the city, police said.

Nov 21, 2018, 23:22 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Mumbai building, rescue operations underway

Fire breaks out in Mumbai building, rescue operations underway

A fire broke out at a room on the first floor of a building in Sewri area of Mumbai on Wednesday.

Nov 21, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC denies relief to Lt Col Purohit, adjourns case for two weeks

Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC denies relief to Lt Col Purohit, adjourns case for two weeks

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday refused to stay trial court proceedings and denied relief to Lt Col Srikant Prasad Purohit, one of the accused in the Malegaon blast case.

Nov 21, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
20,000 farmers march to Mumbai demanding loan waiver, drought compensation

20,000 farmers march to Mumbai demanding loan waiver, drought compensation

The march will conclude at Mumbai's Azad Maidan on Thursday where farmers will stage an indefinite sit-in till demands are met.

Nov 21, 2018, 12:01 PM IST
Telangana polls: Security beefed up outside Congress office following protests by party workers over ticket distribution

Telangana polls: Security beefed up outside Congress office following protests by party workers over ticket distribution

Nearly 50 ticket aspirants are "upset" with the party's selection of candidates. 

Nov 19, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
4 IIT dropouts among 9 arrested for scam in Hyderabad

4 IIT dropouts among 9 arrested for scam in Hyderabad

The Cyberabad Police has arrested nine people including four IIT Kharagpur dropouts in connection with a multi-level marketing scam.

Nov 19, 2018, 06:59 AM IST
Oil spill occurs off Chennai port as hose of tanker ship snaps

Oil spill occurs off Chennai port as hose of tanker ship snaps

Kamarajar Port said that a flexible hose got snapped from the berth side and the discharge of the fuel oil was stopped by operating the emergency control button.

Nov 19, 2018, 06:53 AM IST