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Somendra Sharma

  • Mumbai: Premature twins die at Cama Hospital sparking off violent protest

    Relatives abuse hospital staff, damage doors in new building

    Tuesday, 2 September 2014 - 5:50am
  • 3 held for demanding money over Ganpati immersion

    A Grant Road family that had reached Girgaum Chowpatty on Saturday with great fanfare to bid adieu to their Ganesh idol were shocked when three youths demanded money from them over permission for immersion. The family lodged a police complaint and got the trio arrested. An officer from DB Marg...

    Monday, 1 September 2014 - 9:00am
  • Actor Boman Irani given protection after gangster Pujari threatens

    Actor Boman Irani has reportedly received threat from gangster Ravi Pujari. Mumbai police have confirmed that police protection has been provided to Irani. Boman Irani' had received a threat call few days ago, his upcoming movie Happy New Year is slated for Diwali release. According to the police...

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 7:00am
  • Man jumps in sea off Bandra-Worli Sea Link after fight with wife, dies

    There seems to be no end to suicides happening off the Bandra-Worli Sea Link. A 34-year-old BMC staffer committed suicide in front of his wife on Saturday morning near the sea link after a fight with her. The incident took place around 8.50am on Saturday at the starting point of the sea link, the...

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 5:45am
  • Four held on suspicion to create tension during Ganeshotsav

    The Nagpada police on Friday arrested a gang of four history-sheeters who were allegedly attempting to extort 'protection money' from various mandals in Kamathipura area. So much is the fear of the gang in the vicinity that the police did not receive any official complaint regarding the threat. The...

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 5:20am
  • Mumbai man held for stalking foreigner gives police the slip

    A man who was arrested by the police for allegedly stalking a foreign woman managed to flee from custody within three hours of his arrest. The incident took place on Aug 18 in the airport area of Santacruz. The accused, Anand Rasu Chinappa, is a native of Tamil Nadu. The police have sent a team to...

    Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 5:25am
  • 34 kg Ketamine seized by DRI in 2011 stolen from Sewree godown

    A huge quantity of Ketamine (a party drug), seized by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in 2011, has been stolen from a government godown at Sewree. Of the 200 kg Ketamine worth Rs 70 lakh seized by the DRI during a raid in Andheri, 34 kg has been reported stolen from the godown. The...

    Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 5:25am
  • Documents going missing in important cases nothing new, shows data

    On Thursday, the Mumbai Police informed the sessions court that important documents related to the Salman Khan hit-and-run case had gone missing. However, instances of files going missing in high-profile cases and from important department is nothing new, the sabotage suspicion ever present.

    Friday, 22 August 2014 - 6:40am
  • Year on, cops want citizen participation to avoid Shakti Mills-like cases

    On Friday, it will be a year since the shocking Shakti Mills gang rape shook the city. The incident had not only shamed Mumbai by raising questions on safety and security of women, but also forced the city police to put in place a series of initiatives for the same. Now, officers say, they are sure...

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 6:45am
  • All what you wanted to know about Censor Board Chief Rakesh Kumar

    At least three more agents of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and a few film producers are on CBI scanner in the cash-for-clearance scam. These agents are alleged to be close to CBFC CEO Rakesh Kumar. The agents and some panel members would approach producers, who desperately wanted...

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 6:55am