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Radhika Ramaswamy

  • Juhu murder: Cops to question duo, suspect more accomplices

    After the Juhu police along with officers of the crime branch's unit 9 arrested two accused for allegedly robbing, plotting and executing the murder of a 50-year-old woman, the police suspect the involvement of more people in the murder.

    Friday, 27 February 2015 - 5:35am
  • Juhu murder: Accused brothers arrested, stolen booty recovered

    The Juhu police investigating the murder of a 50-year-old woman have arrested two accused who are brothers. While the prime accused, Dilip Mandal, 19, has been arrested from Sonipat in Haryana, the second accused, Shyam Mandal, 23 has been arrested from New Delhi While 60% of the stolen booty was...

    Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 6:10am
  • Inclusion of M-Cat under NDPS likely to lessen its users: Anti-drug agencies

    From an exorbitant rise in its price to the wipe-out of street peddlers and the metamorphosis of bigger and clandestine players, the recent inclusion of M-Cat (mephedrone) as a 'psychotropic substance', under the National Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985, by the Centre is...

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 6:20am
  • Cops suspect involvement of one more person in Juhu woman's murder

    Suspected accused is to get married in May-June and may have stolen for that purpose, say cops

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 6:20am
  • 50-year-old housewife stabbed to death in Juhu

    A 50-year-old housewife was allegedly strangulated and stabbed to death in her Juhu residence on Monday afternoon. The police suspect the involvement of her domestic help in the crime.

    Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 6:20am
  • Mumbai rush-hour traffic makes automatic signals malfunction

    In 2011, when the first automatic signals were installed in Mumbai city, it was hoped they would regulate the flow of traffic more smoothly than manually-controlled signals did. This, they did. But this year, when the automatic system (officially called Area Traffic Control) has grown to include...

    Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 6:10am
  • CCTVs to catch offenders in Aarey jungles

    With Goregaon's Aarey Milk Colony and the dense forests that envelope it becoming a hotbed of crime of all forms, right from murder, rape and robbery to suicides and dumping of bodies, the police department have decided to cover the area under the watchful gaze of CCTV cameras and additional...

    Friday, 20 February 2015 - 5:45am
  • I respect Indian judiciary, but fell victim to dirty politics: DG Vanzara

    "It were not my encounters but investigations that were fake," announced former DIG of Gujarat Police DG Vanzara, who arrived at the city, after he was granted bail by the Ahmedabad court in the alleged and infamous Ishrat Jahan encounter case. He was granted bail in Sohrabuddin Shaikh...

    Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 6:25am
  • BMC licence inspector likely to be booked in DA case

    A week after a 44-year-old licence inspector from BMC's H-West ward was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) for accepting a bribe of Rs40,000 from a roadside vendor, the department is likely to book him for possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

    Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 5:30am
  • Traffic cops go the tech way, to launch app for easing travel woes

    In an effort to make life easy for commuters, the Mumbai traffic police is designing an indigenous mobile application for the first time. From instantly registering complaints of public transport drivers refusing to ply, getting information on a towed away vehicle to finding the nearest parking...

    Monday, 16 February 2015 - 6:25am