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  • These stories of crimes against journalists will shock you!

    From midday photojournalist being beaten up to Hodan Nalayeh being killed in a terror attack; from Jamal Khashoggi's brutal murder to Jyotirmoy Dey's killing, journalists and media professionals have always been on the receiving end of deadly attacks. According to a global report in 2017, more than 900 journalists have been killed in the last decade for bringing news to the public, with just one in ten cases leading to a conviction. We look at a few incidents of crimes against media personnel

    Jul 19, 2019, 08:40 IST
  • Mumbai's crime files 2019: Chopped body pieces in Mahim, human flesh in Virar drain and more

    The city witnessed some of the most gruesome criminal cases in 2019. From human flesh found in the drain, bodies dismembered and stuffed into suitcases to murder for vengeance, here are some of the most brutal crime stories of 2019

    Jan 03, 2020, 07:45 IST
  • Mumbai in photos: 2019 through the mid-day photographers' lens

    As 2019 comes to an end, we take a look at some of the most prominent events through these photos, clicked by mid-day photographers. From the Mumbai rain, MTNL fire, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in, leopards crossing streets, Yuvraj Singh's retirement to Aaditya Thackeray announcing his debut in the state Assembly elections, our photographers captured it all. Take a look.

    Dec 31, 2019, 08:00 IST
  • Sacred Games 2, The Family Man and 12 other web shows India binge-watched in 2019

    2019 was the year of some of the most gripping web shows. Shows like Sacred Games 2, The Family Man, Bard Of Blood, The Office, and a few others, ruled social media and the digital space, and India was quick to take it all in! So here's the list of OTT shows in 2019 that stood out from the rest and made a mark in the minds of viewers. (All pictures/Instagram, Twitter handles of the web shows, social media fan clubs)

    Dec 28, 2019, 09:18 IST
  • Weird News in 2019: Dead man wakes up, woman live streams X-Rated video meant for husband

    During this year, we came across a fair share of weird and bizarre stories of which some were funny and a few shocking. As we draw the curtains of 2019, we bring to you a curated list of some of the most bizarre and funny stories that went viral this year

    Dec 21, 2019, 09:45 IST
  • Mahim murder case: How 16-year-old girl, boyfriend planned to kill Vakola resident Bennett Rebello

    Musician Bennett Rebello, who was killed and his body pieces thrown into Mithi, had allegedly got his 'adopted' daughter Aradhya Patil home to take care of a pregnant woman (named Mahek) he was living with, his neighbours told mid-day on Wednesday. Rebello was allegedly killed by Aradhya and her boyfriend last month and his body, chopped into several pieces, was thrown into the Mithi River at different locations across Mumbai. Here's all you need to know.

    Dec 18, 2019, 08:00 IST
  • Hema Upadhyay murder: Four years on, here's how the case unfolded

    On December 11, 2015, the bodies of contemporary artist and painter Hema Upadhyay, 45, and lawyer Harish Bhambhani, 65, were found in separate cardboard boxes from a nullah in Kandivli. Hema was estranged from her husband Chintan Upadhyay, also a painter, and the couple was locked in bitter divorce proceedings since 2010. The bodies were recovered from cardboard boxes. Here's what has happened so far.

    Dec 11, 2019, 14:39 IST
  • Love, sex and dhoka: Here's how the Mahim murder case unfolded

    A chance meeting at a temple, an upset boyfriend and an infuriated woman set in motion the blood-curdling killing of the Vakola musician.

    Text: Faizan Khan. (All Illustrations/Uday Mohite)

    Dec 10, 2019, 10:08 IST
  • Kerala serial killing: How woman murdered six family members

    Jolly Joseph was arrested for allegedly poisoning to death six members of her family over a period of 14 years in Kerala's Koodathayi village in Kozhikode. The police had also arrested two others in connection with the case, and suspect the murders were committed using cyanide chemical. 

    Oct 11, 2019, 12:20 IST
  • Vashi gang-rape timeline: Father of two brutally raped by five druggies

    A 32-year-old man was allegedly gang-raped by five drug addicts at Sagar Vihar in Vashi when he was out on his evening walk. The doctors treating the survivor said that the attack was brutal and he was lucky to survive. Here's what we know about the gruesome rape case so far

    Oct 01, 2019, 09:38 IST
  • The Dutch mystery timeline: Curious case of dead wife and absconding husband

    Avdhut Shinde has been absconding after his wife Sharmila was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the Netherlands. The Dutch Police have accused Avdhut Shinde of murdering his wife and declared him wanted for manslaughter. The case is pursued by the Mumbai police and also by the Hague police. Here is the timeline of the case that cops of two countries are still trying to solve


    Aug 08, 2019, 11:29 IST
  • Mira Road crimes: Man molests to prove potency, woman kills husband with lover's help

    Mira Road is officially part of Thane district but it lies within the jurisdiction of Mira-Bhayandar city. Mira Road has witnessed crimes such as kidnapping, crimes against women and crimes against senior citizens. Here are the ten crimes that took place in Mira Road in 2019

    Sep 09, 2019, 07:53 IST
  • Son stabs mother, man hangs brother: These gruesome crimes rattled Bandra

    Bandra is one of the most happening suburbs in Mumbai and home to celebrities and people from all walks of life. However, Bandra has witnessed some gruesome crimes, including sensational murders over the years which has affected the peace of the locality. We showcase a few instances of crime stories from in and around Bandra that made the headlines

    Sep 08, 2019, 08:00 IST
  • Robbery, murder: When miscreants took advantage of senior citizens

    Senior citizens are most vulnerable to be victims of any crime since they are soft targets. Here's a list of some horrendous crimes against senior citizens in Mumbai

    Aug 23, 2019, 12:12 IST
  • Crimes in Kalyan: Rapes, molestation, murders and robberies

    There is a list of criminal cases that struck the ever-bustling city of Kalyan over the years. From rapes to murders, robberies, and molestation, the city of Kalyan has witnessed many of these gruesome crimes. Here are some instances that made news

    Aug 21, 2019, 09:00 IST
  • Phoolan Devi, Veerappan, Sultana Daku: Most notorious Indian dacoits

    Indian dacoit turned politician Phoolan Devi is well known as the Bandit Queen. From being raped at the age of 18 to becoming a gang leader and executing her rapists, Phoolan Devi came a long way in her life. On the Indian Bandit Queen's birth anniversary, we take a look back at some of the notorious Indian bandits who once struck terror in their region!

    Aug 10, 2019, 09:27 IST
  • Mumbai crime: 20 sensational murders that shook the city

    Man cut into pieces and body parts flushed down the toilet and daughter murdered by mother for property are some of the many gruesome murder cases that rocked Mumbai. Here's a look at some of the many sensational killings in the annals of Mumbai's criminal history.

    Apr 22, 2019, 10:08 IST
  • Scarlett Keeling murder: Here's how the chilling 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)

    Jul 24, 2019, 10:40 IST
  • Love kills! Shocking revenge attacks by jilted lovers

    Falling in love can be the most wonderful thing, but sometimes when love is rejected the outcome turns 'deadly'. Here are 12 stories when love killed!

    Jul 16, 2019, 09:40 IST
  • Sensational crimes that shook Panvel

    A symbol of an embodiment, Panvel offers a blend of modernity and our age-old traditions as it is one of the fastest developing real-estate hubs in Navi Mumbai. Karnala Fort, Karnala bird sanctuary, and Matheran are few of the popular tourist spots are near Panvel. However, the fast developing suburb of Panvel has witnessed some gruesome crimes over the years. From a drunk medical student ramming her car to duo killing friend by smashing head against a stone, sensational crimes have affected the peace and prosperity of the locality. We list a few incidents of crime stories from in and around Panvel that made the headlines

    Jul 15, 2019, 10:30 IST
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