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Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan

  • Traffic, security officials at JNPT milking us, allege truck drivers

    Waiting three days in queue to enter a terminal operator or greasing the palms of traffic policemen and cutting short the wait to just 30 minutes — this is the dilemma truck drivers ferrying huge quantities of cargo to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust have been facing day in and day out.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 5:55am
  • JNPT episode: A sudden outbreak of long-term frustration

    The police may well have justified their action by arresting nearly 30 truck drivers, who resorted to violence and set a police van on fire at JNPT on Sunday evening. However, a close observation of the scenario reveals that that probably was the only option the drivers were left with to make...

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 7:35am
  • Seven-year-old girl dies in Panvel road accident

    At a time when the Navi Mumbai traffic department is observing road safety week for creating awareness among Navi Mumbaikars, a seven-year-old girl died after she was hit by an SUV in Panvel on Wednesday.

    Friday, 16 January 2015 - 6:40am
  • Senior citizen attacked by suspected robbers dies in hospital

    Vashi's Ramanlal Seth, a 72-year-old chartered accountant who was attacked by four suspected robbers at his residence in the early hours of Saturday, died in a private hospital on Sunday afternoon. His 60-year-old wife Leela, who was also attacked by the culprits, is in a critical condition in the...

    Monday, 12 January 2015 - 7:00am
  • Palm Beach Road murder: Nerul bar waitresses interrogated

    The Navi Mumbai crime branch interrogated a few bar waitresses from Nerul in connection with the murder of a young woman whose body was found along Palm Beach Road on Sunday morning. The unidentified victim, aged between 20 and 25, was found murdered in the mangroves near Wadhva Residency on the...

    Thursday, 8 January 2015 - 6:10am
  • In a first in India, Navi Mumabi traffic cops issue e-challans on the spot

    For the first time in India, the Navi Mumabi traffic department issued electronic challans on the spot to motorists who violated traffic norms in the city on Thursday. The state IT department had provided 16 Android devices for the new plan. Armed with these and a printer, traffic officers...

    Friday, 2 January 2015 - 5:50am
  • Killers visited Meenakshi Jaiswal a day before the deed, left after having tea

    The people who had orchestrated the killing of Meenakshi Jaiswal, former chairperson of State Child Rights Commission, had visited her a day before committing the crime.

    Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 6:35am
  • Maharashtra rights panel ex-chief's murder case: Fourth suspect emerges

    The Navi Mumbai police are on the look out for two people, including an unidentified man, in the murder of Meenakshi Jaiswal, former chairperson of Maharashtra state child rights commission. A total of two accused involved in the crime are now on the run.

    Monday, 22 December 2014 - 6:55am
  • Maharashtra child rights panel chief brutally murdered

    Driver , one other held Cash, jewellery stolen

    Sunday, 21 December 2014 - 5:00am
  • Panvel city cops seize red sanders worth Rs13 lakh

    A few local residents found 42 logs of red sanders, which were lying along the Gadi river in Panvel on Friday night, are informed the police. They police have seized the logs spotted at an isolated spot near Sangoli village. According to them, the price of red sanders in Indian market would be...

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 6:08am