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
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
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.
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)
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
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.
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.
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)
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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.
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)
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!
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