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  • Ajmal Kasab's letter to mother out of bounds under RTI, rules info panel

    In his application, Durve had sough details with respect to interaction after Kasab's clemency petition was rejected, details for shifting Kasab from Arthur Road Jail to Yerwada Jail, copy of clemency petition, his letter to his mother and death warrant, among others.

    Sunday, 24 May 2015 - 7:10am
  • Don't politicise 'job denial' issue, says Muslim youth

    "As of now, all I want to say is that this issue should not be politicised. It is being played up for politics by everyone. We have had local political party representatives belonging to all parties come home and offer different kinds of help," said Khan.

    Saturday, 23 May 2015 - 7:00am
  • Zishan Khan's non-Muslim friends decide not to take up job too

    The first reason is obviously because they turned down our friend. Other reasons are some of their policies, such as compulsion of signing a five-year bond, and work hours, among others," said Pandey.

    Friday, 22 May 2015 - 7:00am
  • Residents take stock of BMC's work

    The audit was done by social audit local team (SALT), a group of citizens formed by NGO Mahiti Adhikar Manch aiming to create awareness and conduct audit by citizens of money spent by municipal corporation on various projects. It is done procuring data through RTI, and checking if work is being...

    Friday, 22 May 2015 - 6:40am
  • How racist and brutal can they get!: Zishan Khan

    After filing a compliant with the police, Kurla resident Zishan Khan, who was allegedly denied job for being Muslim, spoke to dna's Ashutosh Shukla, questioning the racism and company's prejudicial attitude. Excerpts:

    Friday, 22 May 2015 - 6:25am
  • Firm denies job to youth for being Muslim

    The reason given by the company's human resources department was "they hire only non-Muslims".

    Friday, 22 May 2015 - 6:10am
  • We will push for vulture aviary after election: BPP trustee

    Critics in the community continue to slam move as a 'political gimmick', say it's bound not to take off

    Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 5:35am
  • Baroda couple's 19-year union to end with Diksha in Mumbai

    Taking Diksha is a preparation or consecration for a religious ceremony, and essentially means renouncing worldly life to live an ascetic one. The Diksha will be taken in Sarvoday Nagar Jain Mandir, Mulund.

    Wednesday, 13 May 2015 - 6:35am
  • 2 civic staffers in the dock for not giving info under RTI

    The state information commission has asked the civic chief to initiate criminal proceedings against two officials from the building proposal department of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for not supplying information under the Right to Information Act.

    Sunday, 10 May 2015 - 5:50am
  • Maharashtra government in contempt of Supreme Court directives to improve prosecution, probe quality

    The matter came to light when an RTI application was filed to follow up state action on the various directives given by the SC.

    Saturday, 9 May 2015 - 5:15am