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Somendranath Sharma

  • Mumbai police gears up to ensure city functions smoothly as MNS declares 'rasta roko'

    The Mumbai police claims to have taken all possible measures and legal steps to ensure the city functions smoothly and common man doesn't suffer due to statewide 'rasta roko' announced by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) supremo Raj Thackeray for Wednesday. The police was however non-committal...

    Tuesday, 11 February 2014 - 5:08pm
  • Didn't escape from court, ATS officials abducted me: Afzal Usmani

    Afzal Usmani, an alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative who escaped from a sessions court’s premises on September 20, but was later re-arrested by the ATS, has alleged that the ATS abducted him. In an application to a MACOCA court on Tuesday, Usmani alleged that special public prosecutor Raja...

    Saturday, 14 December 2013 - 9:00am
  • No ‘cracker’ of a Diwali near oil refineries: Cops

    The Mumbai police recently issued an order prohibiting citizens from lighting firecrackers on the periphery of petroleum plants or oil refineries in the city during Diwali.

    Tuesday, 6 November 2012 - 8:00am
  • Sex workers stop man from selling wife to brothel

    Commercial sex workers from Nagpada’s red light area have helped the police nab a man who came to Mumbai from West Bengal last week to force his wife into prostitution.

    Wednesday, 19 October 2011 - 8:30am
  • The Republic of Pakmodia Street

    Pakmodia Street, a narrow lane in the busy Bhendi Bazaar area of South Mumbai, hit the headlines after the sensational 1993 serial blasts in the city, orchestrated by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar.

    Thursday, 2 June 2011 - 1:25am
  • Gang of three held for robbery

    With the arrest of a three-member gang on Saturday, including a woman, the city Crime Branch unearthed a unique modus-operandi, used by the gang to dupe their targets.

    Sunday, 14 September 2008 - 4:31am
  • Cars collide at Lower Parel, 7 hurt

    Seven people narrowly escaped death after two vehicles collided on the Lower Parel flyover at midnight on Friday.

    Sunday, 13 January 2008 - 3:09am

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