Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar, and its first 10 days are observed by Muslims in reflection and sorrow, culminating in Ashura. This year, Ashura, when the martyrdom of Prophet Mohammed’s grandson Imam Hussein in Karbala is commemorated, was on Sunday. Peaceful and small processions were held in Mumbai amid tight police security from Bhendi Bazaar to the graveyard in Mazgaon.
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Baby Prince Rajbhar who had suffered 22 percent burns after a fire broke out in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of KEM Hospital earlier this month, died of a cardiac arrest on Friday. The two-and-a-half-month-old baby boy who had come to Mumbai for treatment suffered burns, fought pneumonia and his arm was also amputated after he was injured in the fire. Here's how the case unfolded:
The Bombay High Court's Goa bench on July 17 convicted Samson D'souza in Scarlett Keeling murder case and sentenced him to 10 years rigorous imprisonment. D'souza was found guilty of culpable homicide, drugging and sexually assaulting British teenager Scarlett Keeling, whose body was found at Anjuna beach, Goa in February 2008. Here's all that you need to know about the Scarlett Keeling murder case. (All Pictures Courtesy/AFP)
The courts in Mumbai had British influence when it came to the structure. Check out some old photos of High Court, Borivli Court, Arthur Road Jail, Session Court and more in this vintage collection of Mumbai courts. All pictures/mid-day archives