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Radhika Ramaswamy

  • FIR against Malad loan and investment firm for forgery and cheating

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has registered a case of forgery and cheating against a loan and investment company based in Malad West last week. The bank, in its complaint, has alleged that the company, Comfort Intech Limited, a non-banking financial company, had opened a subsidiary, Finsolution...

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 6:25am
  • Park your car well, get a pat on the back

    Like any other day, when Andheri resident Mukesh Chabria came out of his house to head for work, it turned out to be a pleasant morning for him. As he was stepping into his car, he saw a card with a flower kept on the wind shield. The first thought that crossed Chabria's mind was that someone was...

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 5:35am
  • Traffic department begins counselling errant motorists

    The Mumbai traffic police have been devising various strategies to discipline errant motorists. The latest in the line is counselling and awareness sessions. According to officials in the department, counseling is a measure to ensure that motorists become aware and accountable for their actions,...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 5:40am
  • Police roping in NGOs to protect the elderly

    Overall reduction of crimes in the city may be their aim, but they take special measures to ensure safety of women, children and senior citizens, claim the police. The measures include dedicated helpline (1090) for the elderly, partnerships with NGOs to assist them in seeking help as well as making...

    Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 6:01am
  • Mumbai: Not the city for old men

    Rising crimes against senior citizens threaten to take away the simple joys of life from the elderly in city. Radhika Ramaswamy throws more light on the grim picture

    Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 7:45am
  • Rs 500 or Rs 5 lakh, graft is inexcusable: Anti Corruption Bureau chief

    Widening the net: Department now shifts focus from cities to villages to increase number of traps and check corruption

    Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 7:10am
  • Suspended labour chief invested heavily in property: Anti-Corruption Bureau

    A week after a retired commissioner of the labour welfare board was booked by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) for amassing assets worth Rs1.4 crore, it has been found that the accused has properties worth several crores across Maharashtra and was under scrutiny by the labour department for over...

    Friday, 5 December 2014 - 7:30am
  • Suspended labour chief invested heavily in property, says Anti Corruption Bureau

    A week after a retired commissioner of the labour welfare board was booked by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) for amassing assets worth Rs1.4 crore, it has been found that the accused has properties worth several crores across Maharashtra and was under scrutiny by the labour department for over...

    Friday, 5 December 2014 - 7:17am
  • ANC sets up cell to monitor online drug sales

    With the internet and social networking sites becoming a sought-after option to discuss drug sales and rave parties among junkies, the Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) has set up a special online drug monitoring cell to keep a tab on such forums. With the festive season fast approaching, the department...

    Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 6:10am
  • Local police now going after Meow Meow users, peddlers

    Mephedrone (Meow Meow or M-Cat) is highly popular in the city as it's cheap. But it's not easy to book Mephedrone peddlers as the drug does not figure in the list of banned drugs under Narcotics Drug and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Hence, the Anti Narcotics Cell is helpless when it comes to...

    Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 5:30am