• indian Newspaper Society elects Akila Urankar as new president

    indian Newspaper Society elects Akila Urankar as new president

    In its 78th annual general meeting, the Indian Newspaper Society elected Akila Urankar, from the Business Standard, as its new president for the year 2017-18

  • GJM members clash with cops

    GJM members clash with cops

    Pro-Gorkhaland supporters yesterday clashed with the police after attacking a school bus and ransacking several shops in Kalimpong district in the Darjeeling hills, police said

  • Interlinking of rivers in India: Is it a boon or a bane?

    Interlinking of rivers in India: Is it a boon or a bane?

    The debate over the pros and cons of the project to interlink rivers across the country continues. Read on to find out what it entails, and decide which side you are on

  • Beware! People who poop in public will have their photo on a poster or billboard

    Beware! People who poop in public will have their photo on a poster or billboard

    UMC chief to deploy poop-arazzi to click photographs of those defecating in the open, which will then be displayed in billboards and posters across Ulhasnagar

  • Mumbai: Undertrial man caught with five blades while entering Arthur Road jail

    Mumbai: Undertrial man caught with five blades while entering Arthur Road jail

    ive blades were recovered from an undertrial, Manoj Gujjar, who was arrested for his involvement in four murders at Kurar village in June 2011, while he was entering the Arthur Road Central prison

  • Muslim organisations protest against Rohingya genocide

    About 15 Muslim NGOs under aegis of the All India Tanzeem Ulama-e-Islam, a Sunni Sufi cleric organisation, on Friday held a protest at Jantar Mantar condemning "the despicable acts of genocide" against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

  • Ryan school murder: Haryana government takes over, orders CBI probe

    Ryan school murder: Haryana government takes over, orders CBI probe

    Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar made the announcement after meeting victim's family

  • A special helping hand to bring arts school back on its feet

    A special helping hand to bring arts school back on its feet

    Parents of challenged children undergoing training at Thane's Divyang Kala Kendra, completely damaged during the August 29 deluge, unite to collect funds to make it operational again

  • Mumbai: Parking ban flops, cops put it on hold

    Mumbai: Parking ban flops, cops put it on hold

    After growing protests by various vehicle operators, Mumbai city's traffic police put on hold their parking ban; to go back to drawing board with all stakeholders

  • P Chidambaram on Aircel-Maxis case: CBI should question me, not harass my son

    P Chidambaram on Aircel-Maxis case: CBI should question me, not harass my son

    Former finance minister P Chidambaran yesterday said the CBI should be questioning him instead of harassing his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis case and accused the probe agency of spreading misinformation

  • Sawantwadi man dupes several Mumbai insurance agents of Rs 50 crore

    Sawantwadi man dupes several Mumbai insurance agents of Rs 50 crore

    A Sindhudurg resident has left over a dozen life insurance agents red-faced after the cheques he gave them to open new insurance policies weren't approved by the bank due to insufficient funds

  • Bureaucrats, dabbawalas join Maharashtra football awareness campaign

    Bureaucrats, dabbawalas join Maharashtra football awareness campaign

    Senior bureaucrats, including IAS and IPS officers, and even the famed 'dabbawalas' of Mumbai chipped in as the Maharashtra government today launched a campaign to create awareness about football, with the country all set to host the FIFA under 17 fo

  • Manmohan Singh to lead Congress panel to Srinagar tomorrow

    Manmohan Singh to lead Congress panel to Srinagar tomorrow

    A Congress delegation led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Srinagar tomorrow for a series of meetings on the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress state unit president G A Mir said

  • Jan Shatabdi from Mumbai to Goa to get glass-roof coach

    Jan Shatabdi from Mumbai to Goa to get glass-roof coach

    Glass-roof Vistadome coach will be attached to the popular Jan Shatabdi plying between Mumbai to Goa from Saturday

  • Ahmedabad serial blasts Mastermind caught after offensive social media post

    Ahmedabad serial blasts Mastermind caught after offensive social media post

    Tausif Khan, the 35-year-old engineer arrested for plotting the serial blasts in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad city in 2008, was caught after a cyber cafe owner reported him for a social media post, a top Bihar police officer said on Thursday

  • Ryan school murder: School, police tried to hush up case, says boy's father

    Ryan school murder: School, police tried to hush up case, says boy's father

    The grief-stricken father of seven-year-old Pradyuman, who was done to death on September 8 inside Ryan International School near here, says prime suspect bus conductor Ashok Kumar could not have executed the crime alone

  • Mumbai: It's 'home damaged home' for elderly Malwani couple

    Mumbai: It's 'home damaged home' for elderly Malwani couple

    Ex-navyman, wife finally get home back from son and his family, who had been staying there illegally, after 3-year long court battle but with all utilities and appliances broken

  • Woman who slapped Army officer arrested in south Delhi

    Woman who slapped Army officer arrested in south Delhi

    A 44-year-old woman was arrested on Friday for slapping an Army officer after a minor collision between an Army truck and her car in south Delhi, police said

  • Mumbai may face power cuts as coal shortage hits power generation

    Mumbai may face power cuts as coal shortage hits power generation

    Acute coal shortage has impacted electricity generation in the state, and resulted in prolonged power cuts. If the supply situation does not improve, Mumbai may face power cuts soon

  • Mumbai: MHADA has only 8 houses for the weaker section

    After a delay of almost four months, MHADA has finally announced the dates for its housing lottery. However, it has not been able to offer more than eight houses for the economically weaker section (EWS)

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