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Forest officer held for accepting Rs23K bribe

Palghar, March 20 -- The anti-corruption bureau (ACB) in Palghar arrested an employee of the Maharashtra Forest Development Corporation (MFDC) on Monday for allegedly accepting R23,000 as bribe from a... Read More


BKC to Chunabhatti commute to get 3km shorter by July-end

Mumbai, March 20 -- Motorists will soon be able to travel from Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) to Chunabhatti on the Eastern Express Highway (EEH) from July-end. This week, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region ... Read More


Not court's job to convene meetings: HC to state

Mumbai, March 20 -- The Bombay high court (HC) on Tuesday came down heavily on the state government for lack of coordination between its departments involved with the Rs14,000 crore coastal road proje... Read More


BMC may provide mobile morgues soon; awaits health panel approval

Mumbai, March 20 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) may soon provide mobile morgues, which will help those who cannot afford private morgues. The proposal may become a reality if the civi... Read More


DRI probes syndicate links to local IVF clinics

Mumbai, March 20 -- The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) suspects that Malaysian operators of a recently busted international embryo smuggling and illegal surrogacy racket may have links to c... Read More


Developer booked for duping home buyers of Rs8.61 cr

Mumbai, March 20 -- The Kanjurmarg police recently filed a first information report (FIR) against developer Satish Ghoghari for allegedly duping homebuyers of Rs8.61 crore. He had promoted Ved Shlok, ... Read More


Sena leader's murder: Man who did recce, supplied guns arrested

Mumbai, March 20 -- A 40-year-old man who had allegedly conducted recce for almost a week and supplied weapons to assailants to murder Shiv Sena leader Sachin Sawant, who was killed on April 22 last y... Read More


School bus cleaner dead, 2 kids hurt in accident on WEH

Mumbai, March 20 -- A cleaner died and two children sustained injuries after a speeding school bus carrying 34 students brushed against barricades put up for Metro construction work on the north-bound... Read More


What went wrong? Police study documents

Mumbai, March 20 -- As part of its probe into the Himalaya Bridge collapse, the Azad Maidan police on Tuesday started the survey of the documents submitted by the civic body and auditor firm, Professo... Read More


MARATHA QUOTA: EARLIER PANELS RELIED ON 1931 CENSUS, HC TOLD

Mumbai, March 20 -- The Gaikwad Commission report supporting Maratha reservation is more accurate and reliable than the earlier reports of the Mandal Commission (1990), National Commission for Backwar... Read More