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  • Mumbai Police gear up to take on cyber crimes

    With the rapid development of information technology, the next theatre of crime is expected to be the Internet. Anticipating this, the Maharashtra government and its police force have started equipping themselves to handle cyber crimes.

    Friday, 23 January 2015 - 7:30am
  • Work stress alone can't be a reason for cops' tobacco addiction: Dhananjay Kulkarni

    Deputy commissioner of police Dhananjay Kulkarni (PRO Mumbai Police) spoke to dna's Divyesh Nair on the addiction within the force and what measures are being taken to curb it. Excerpts:

    Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 5:35am
  • dna exclusive: Pakistan court didn't consider our evidence against Zaki-Ur-Rehman Lakhvi: Mumbai police to ministry

    The Mumbai police on Tuesday said the Pakistan court that granted bail to 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-Ur-Rehman Lakhvi had not considered the evidence furnished by the Indian government against him.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 7:15am
  • Going to RTO without an agent? Don't even think of making that mistake

    Earlier this month, I wanted to apply for a learner's license and approached the Thane RTO. For acquiring the same, one needs good eyesight and a disease-free body, but approaching the RTO without an agent, warrants another vital parameter – patience. For the average citizen, it takes up...

    Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 6:30am
  • 420s in khaki, a big challenge for real cops

    One in every ten cheating cases in the city is committed by con men posing as cops, say Mumbai police. Divyesh Nair throws more insight into this band of tricksters who mostly target senior citizens

    Sunday, 18 January 2015 - 7:40am
  • Creating awareness, the only solution: Cops

    According to Mumbai police, the only way to curb the growing menace of fake cops in the city is to create awareness about it. Police believe criminals, who pose as fake cops and dupe people, are taking advantage of people's ignorance and fear.

    Sunday, 18 January 2015 - 5:15am
  • Cop arrested for cheating banks, insurers for lakhs of rupees

    Constable Ankush Rawale used to buy vehicles on loans, complain theft and claim insurance

    Sunday, 11 January 2015 - 5:05am
  • In a swift operation, robbers decamp with SUV, but caught on camera

    A daring car theft early on December 27 morning in Mulund (East) was caught live on camera. The SUV was parked on Meethaghar Road in Mulund, and the robbers took only a few minutes to carry out the job. The robbers had apparently come to the spot in a sedan, as in the CCTV footage of cameras placed...

    Sunday, 4 January 2015 - 7:00am
  • Railways' SOP about rights of kids found on its premises still on paper

    The standard operation procedure (SOP) laid down by the Railway Board to safeguard rights of children arriving at and living on railway stations doesn't seem to have amounted to much. It's been a year since the Board passed an order to implement the SOP immediately, but the order has just remained...

    Sunday, 4 January 2015 - 7:30am
  • Cops net Malwani resident in Rs1.65 crore credit card fraud

    The cyber crime cell police station of city crime branch has arrested a Malwani resident for his alleged involvement in a credit card fraud worth Rs1.65 crore. The police said Zaffar Kasim Sayyed, 37, and his accomplices got a card swipe machine from a national bank using forged documents and used...

    Thursday, 1 January 2015 - 5:25am